Director of Pastoral Care | Edgewood, KY | St. Elizabeth HealthCare

Director of Pastoral Care


The Director of Pastoral care is responsible for coordinating all Pastoral Care Staff and ministries within our healthcare system, as well as our community outreach ministries.

Demonstrate respect, dignity, kindness, and empathy in each encounter with all patients, families, visitors and other employees regardless of cultural background.




Education, Credentials, Licenses:

  • College: Master’s degree in divinity, Religious Ed, Theology, Spirituality, or Counseling
  • Certification: National Association of Catholic Chaplains (NACC) or Association of Professional Chaplains (APC)

  • Advanced Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) and Managerial Experience

Specialized Knowledge:

  • Knowledge of the Ethical & Religious Directives for Catholic Healthcare
  • Sensitivity to administering Catholic sacraments
  • Sensitivity and respect for other faith traditions

Kind and Length of Experience:

  • Two years of hospital pastoral care experience