Mount Sinai Careers

Director of the Department of Spiritual Care

New York, New York
Professional / Managerial / Administrative

Job Description

Strength Through Diversity

Ground breaking science. Advancing medicine. Healing made personal.

Dept of Spiritual Care & Ed- 2354398 



Roles & Responsibilities:



·         Monitor productivity of staff chaplains

·         Ensuring that staff chaplains are responding to requests in a timely way

·         Keep monthly stats on chaplain visits

·         Oversee PTO of chaplains

·         Obtain PTO permission from local leadership

·         Determine optimal methods for chaplain integration into clinical care with other disciplines

·         Assist Center by working with local leadership in budget preparation

·         Provide local oversight of entry of educational activities by staff chaplains for Medicare pass through dollars



·         Collaborate with other site directors in system wide initiatives

·         Sit on appropriate committees

·         Provide a minimum of 20% clinical activity per week

·         Oversee priest coverage

·         Work with local leadership regarding volunteers, including development of a Eucharistic ministry



·         Participate in the resident/intern (trainees) interview and selection process

·         Oversee local onboarding of trainees

·         Arrange for adequate coverage when trainees go to educational activities

·         Ensure that appropriate site supervision by chaplains occurs

·         Facilitate board certification preparation of chaplains

·         Assist Education Director in monitoring productivity of residents

·         Participate in educational activities (e.g. Journal Club, Grand Rounds etc.)


Performance Improvement:

·         Engage in performance improvement projects as determined by local leadership and by the Center at the system level



M.S. in Theological Sciences or equivalent relevant experience
Board Certification as a Chaplain


Strength Through Diversity


The Mount Sinai Health System believes that diversity and inclusion is a driver for excellence. We share a common devotion to delivering exceptional patient care. Yet we’re as diverse as the city we call home- culturally, ethically, in outlook and lifestyle. When you join us, you become a part of Mount Sinai’s unrivaled record of achievement, education and advancement as we revolutionize healthcare delivery together.


We work hard to recruit and retain the best people, and to create a welcoming, nurturing work environment where you have the opportunity and support to develop professionally. We share the belief that all employees, regardless of job title or expertise, have an impact on quality patient care. 


Explore more about this opportunity and how you can help us write a new chapter in our story! 


Who We Are


Over 38,000 employees strong, the mission of the Mount Sinai Health System is to provide compassionate patient care with seamless coordination and to advance medicine through unrivaled education, research, and outreach in the many diverse communities we serve.


Formed in September 2013, The Mount Sinai Health System combines the excellence of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai with seven premier hospitals, including Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai Brooklyn, The Mount Sinai Hospital, Mount Sinai Queens, Mount Sinai West (formerly Mount Sinai Roosevelt), Mount Sinai St. Luke’s, and New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai.


The Mount Sinai Health System is an equal opportunity employer. We promote recognition and respect for individual and cultural differences, and we work to make our employees feel valued and appreciated, whatever their race, gender, background, or sexual orientation. 


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