Director, Spiritual Care

Children's Health | Dallas, Texas 75235

Salary Range: Call for details
Date Posted: August 22, 2023
Opportunity Code: 33211


Exciting opportunity to serve as Director of Spiritual Care with Children’s Health in Dallas, Texas!


The Position

  • The Director of Spiritual Care oversees the provision of high-quality, family-centered spiritual care of patients, families, and team members of Children’s Health by planning, organizing, staffing and directing the overall management of Spiritual Care and Education.
  • Reporting to the Senior Director, Family Support Service, this leader will oversee a team of 15 direct reports.
  • This leader will work to develop and implement a more robust bereavement program, better integrate spiritual care within the organization and rebuild relationships with department staff. 
  • Ideal candidates collaborative, and passionate individuals with previous experience leading programs. Excellent organization and communication skills will be critical.


  • Master’s degree in Divinity, Ministry, Theology or related field required.
  • Board Certified Chaplain from accepted certifying organization (APC, NAJC, NACC, ACPE) required.
  • Must possess a minimum of three years previous management experience. 
  • At least four units of Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) completed required. Residency in Clinical Pastoral education completing level one outcomes required.

The Organization

  • Children’s Health, a not-for-profit hospital system with two full-service hospitals licensed for 610 beds and four outpatient centers, is one of the largest and top-ranked pediatric hospitals in the United States.
  • For more than 100 years, the organization's mission has been to make life better for children. The organization has a long-standing commitment to their community that includes not only high-quality patient care but also advocacy, education, and preventive care.
  • Children’s Health has held the AANC Magnet® designation for nursing excellence since 2009. They are nationally ranked in all 10 pediatric specialties byU.S. News & World Report, serve as the primary pediatric teaching facility forUniversity of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, and are recognized for quality care in every specialty. 
  • Children’s Health provides treatment for the full range of healthcare issues including advanced comprehensive treatment for the most acute and complex cases such as heart disease, cancer, and cystic fibrosis.
  • Children’s Health has been named for nine consecutive years as one of the 150 Best Places to Work in Healthcare by Becker’s Hospital Reviews and they have been ranked #26 on the Best Health Care Companies to Work for in Texas.

The Community 

  • Dallas, Texas, the largest economic center of the 12-county Dallas–Fort Worth–Arlington metropolitan area, has no shortage of things to do; from Pritzker Prize-winning architecture to innovative dining and memorable entertainment, there’s plenty of sights to see for everyone of all ages.
  • If culture is what you crave then Dallas has enough award-winning Broadway productions, art-house theatres, comedy clubs, orchestral experiences, and ballets to keep your interest peaked for many moons.
  • Take a trip outdoors to some great locations such as White Rock Lake, Klyde Warren Park, Katy Trail, or Dallas Arboretum.
  • From The Sixth Floor Museum and Dealey Plaza to the West End and Southfork Ranch, the city offers an array of historical sites to visit, explore and learn from.




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