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System VP Pastoral and Spiritual Care

CommonSpirit Health Englewood, Colorado
Requisition ID 2022-229452 Employment Type Full Time Department Chaplaincy Services & Pastoral Care Hours/Pay Period 80 Shift Day Weekly Schedule M-F 8-5 Remote Yes Category Pastoral Care

CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health. With more than 700 care sites across the U.S. & from clinics and hospitals to home-based care and virtual care services CommonSpirit is accessible to nearly one out of every four U.S. residents. Our world needs compassion like never before. Our communities need caring and our families need protection. With our combined resources CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy communities advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable and innovating how and where healing can happen both inside our hospitals and out in the community.

Senior Leader responsible for ensuring that the mission, vision and values of CommonSpirit Health are integrated into all aspects of pastoral and spiritual care services in care locations and business centers within the organization.  Promotes a values-based organizational culture, uniting people around the organization's mission, vision, values, and heritage.

  • In collaboration with board members, administration, professional and other staff, provides strategic leadership and consultation integrating the CommonSpirit Health Mission Integration Standards[1] into the plans, policies, and processes that affect pastoral and spiritual care services including operations, goals, and strategic transformation.
  • Participates in strategic decision making including developing policies, procedures and programs to achieve pastoral and spiritual care services operational goals including employee and provider wellbeing and clinical pastoral education.
  • Collaborates with key system and division executives, administrative, and medical staff to ensure integration of the CommonSpirit Health mission, vision and values into spiritual care services, organizational culture, decision-making, operations, and practice.
  • Accountable and prepares regular accountability reports for the system and divisional leadership teams, regarding key areas of mission integration: organizational identity, spirituality and culture, ethical principles, and community health and the common good.



  • Minimum of seven (7) years of progressive responsibility in mission integration.  May include up to five (5) years of such responsibility in a related field (e.g. Spiritual Care, Healthcare Management, etc.). Minimum of five (5) years of supervisory/management experience.


  • Master's Degree in healthcare management, theology, spirituality, behavioral science or related field is required.


  • Board certification by ACPE, APC, NAJC, or NACC required. If CPE Supervisor, ACPE Certified Educator required.


  • Professional preparatory training (Masters level or equivalency) in theology, spirituality, ethics and community health.

A compensation range of $157,310 - $251,680 is the reasonable estimate that CommonSpirit in good faith believes it might pay for this particular job based on the circumstances at the time of posting. CommonSpirit may ultimately pay more or less than the posted range as permitted by law. 

While you’re busy impacting the healthcare industry, we’ll take care of you with benefits that include health/dental/vision, FSA, matching retirement plans, paid vacation, adoption assistance, annual bonus eligibility and more! 


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