Uconn Health Center Farmington , CT 06030

Posted 3 months ago

Excellence, Teamwork, Leadership and Innovation. These values define UConn Health. We are looking for team members that share these same values. Our top rated organization is looking to add a Chaplain to our growing team. If you have a background in this field, as well as a passion for customer and patient experience, we want to hear from you.

At UConn Health this class is accountable for conducting religious services and ministering to pastoral needs of the patients, families, staff and the UConn Health community. This position is located in Farmington, CT.


  • Industry-leadinghealth insurance options and affordability, some offer no annual deductible and minimal co-pays

  • Generous vacation and sick-time plans

  • Multi-channel retirement options (pension and match options)

  • Tuition waiver and reimbursement for employees and qualified family members

  • Quick commute accessfrom I-84, Route 9 and surrounding areas

  • Progressive leadership and educational development programs available

SCHEDULE: This is a full time position, 40 hours per week, primarily 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., weekends holidays and other shifts may be required to accommodate needs of the community and organization; 30 minute unpaid meal break.


Works under the general supervision of an employee of higher grade.


May provide clinical supervision to other chaplains.


  • Conducts Chapel or other religious services

  • Administers rites and sacraments

  • Trains and coordinates activities of lay eucharistic ministers

  • Consults with staff to provide effective pastoral care to patients, families and those who serve them

  • Participates in team meetings

  • Keeps records and writes reports

  • Order supplies

  • May speak to lay and professional groups

  • Participates in various educational programs

  • May serve on a variety of committees

  • Assists in organizing and conducting seminars for community clergy

  • Performs related duties as required



  • Knowledge of interfaith spiritual care in the hospital setting

  • Interpersonal skills

  • Oral and written communication skills

  • Ability to perform the requirements of formal religious services


  • A Master of Divinity Degree from an accredited school of theology or its equivalent

  • Four (4) units of clinical pastoral education in a program accredited by the Association of Clinical Pastoral Education (ACPE)

  • Ordination or commissioning by incumbent's religious body and endorsement by one's denominational authority

  • Board certification as a chaplain by the Association of Professional Chaplains (APC) OR eligible and become certified within two (2) years


  • Incumbents in this class may be exposed to communicable/infectious diseases and some disagreeable conditions



Why UConn Health

UConn Health is a vibrant, integrated academic medical center that is entering an era of unprecedented growth in all three areas of its mission: academics, research, and clinical care. A commitment to human health and well-being has been of utmost importance to UConn Health since the founding of the University of Connecticut schools of Medicine and Dental Medicine in 1961. Based on a strong foundation of groundbreaking research, first-rate education, and quality clinical care, we have expanded our medical missions over the decades. In just over 50 years, UConn Health has evolved to encompass more research endeavors, to provide more ways to access our superior care, and to innovate both practical medicine and our methods of educating the practitioners of tomorrow.

UConn Health is an affirmative action employer, in addition to an EEO and M/F/V/PWD/PV employer.

All employees are subject to adherence to the State Code of Ethics found at

Additional Links:

  • This position is covered by the UHP Bargaining Unit; click here to review the current UHP Contract.

  • This position is in salary group UHP-8; click here to review the current UHP Pay Plan.
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