The Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA), located in Seattle, Washington, is part of a dynamic collaboration among three organizations known nationally and internationally for their patient care and research: Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, University of Washington, and Seattle Children's. Over the past 25 years, these institutions have worked together to support their mission of adult and pediatric oncology patient care services, research and education.
The Spiritual Health department at the SCCA provides relationally-grounded, outcomes-oriented, multidisciplinary, and research-informed chaplaincy care to culturally and spiritually diverse patients, family, and staff, both inpatient (at UW Medical Center) and outpatient (at the SCCA— South Lake Union, SCCA--Northwest Hospital campus, and SCCA—Peninsula/Poulsbo). Spiritual Health embraces continuous quality improvement, a culture of learning and engagement, and professional leadership in the oncology and outpatient chaplaincy arenas. The department is engaged in clinical care, education, and some research
The SCCA has an opening in Spiritual Health for a full-time position (5 days per week), primarily in the outpatient setting (e.g., 4 days per week) but with some regular inpatient responsibilities (e.g., 1 day per week). Responsibilities include provision of care to adults with cancer as well as to their support persons and to staff. The ideal candidate will:
To apply and be considered for the position please submit a formal electronic application on our careers site. Please be prepared to include all of the following: a cover letter, including reason for applying, and a resume. Also, please e-mail a verbatim account of one of your chaplaincy care encounters (and analysis) reflecting your current abilities to The Rev. Stephen King, Ph.D, at email@example.com. For full consideration, please apply by November 15th.