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Children's Mercy Kansas City Staff Chaplain in Kansas City, Missouri

Thanks for your interest in Children's Mercy!

Thank you for considering Children’s Mercy! Half a million times a year, a child comes to our doors. We take care of them all, fulfilling our non-profit mission. Joining the CM team means being a part of a caring environment where people are passionate about helping children get well. Whether clinical or non-clinical, we are all here for the same reason – our patients and their families! Read more below about this position and apply if you feel this organization and job are a fit for you.


The Staff Chaplain of the Department of Spiritual Services will provide excellence in pastoral care to the patients, families and staff of Children's Mercy, and accept assignments from director, to be engaged with Lean, and manage and complete projects that impact the department and hospital. The Staff Chaplain will engage in professional and Departmental development to provide best practice in all aspects of care.

At Children’s Mercy, we are committed to ensuring that everyone feels welcomed within our walls. A successful candidate for this position will join us as we strive to create a workplace that reflects the community we serve, as well as our core values of kindness, curiosity, inclusion, team and integrity.


  • Weekend Option Position - working every Saturday/Sunday from 7a-7p

  • Critical Care experience is preferred

  • Provides emotional and spiritual support for all patients, families and staff.

  • Participates in departmental and professional development.

  • Demonstrates leadership and flexibility to provide coverage as scheduled.

  • Participates in worship events in the Lisa Barth Chapel (6 services per year).


  • Master's Degree and 3-5 years experience in healthcare and pediatric care is preferred.

  • Board Certified in one of the following:

  • Association of Professional Chaplains, Association of Clinical Pastoral Educators, National Association of Catholic Chaplains, National Association of Jewish Chaplains required upon hire

Starting Pay

Our pay ranges are market competitive. Offer will be determined based on your education and experience.

EEO Employer/Disabled/Vet

Children’s Mercy hires individuals based on their job skills, expertise and ability to maintain professional relationships with fellow employees, patients, parents and visitors. A personal interview, formal education and training, previous work experience, references and a criminal background investigation all are factors used to select the best candidates. The hospital does not discriminate against prospective or current employees based on the race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, creed, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, ancestry or veteran status. A drug screen will be performed upon hire. Children’s Mercy is smoke and tobacco free.

Our commitment to Diversity & Inclusion

CM is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workforce. Our patients and families come from all walks of life, and so do we. We know that our greatest strengths come from the people who make up our team so we hire great people from a wide variety of backgrounds, not just because it’s the right thing to do, but because it makes our hospital stronger and our patient care more compassionate.

If you share our values and our enthusiasm for service, you will find a home at CM. In recruiting for our team, we welcome the unique contributions that you can bring, including education, ideas, culture, ethnicity, race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, age, languages spoken, veteran status, color, religion, disability and beliefs.

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Requisition ID 2021-14836

Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 1 week ago (5/3/2021 4:57 PM)

Posting Category Allied Health


Work Type Weekend Option 48-59

Work Days Saturday and Sunday

FLSA Status Exempt

Location : NameMAIN CAMPUS

Recruiter : Full Name: First Last Caroline Chapman-Magruder