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Texas Health Resources Chaplain PRN in Arlington, Texas

Texas Health Resources seeks to hire a Chaplain PRN to work as needed for their Pastoral Care Department at Texas Health Arlington Memorial Hospital.

Texas Health Arlington Memorial Hospital is located at 800 West Randol Mill Road, Arlington, TX 76012.

Salary rate is $22.85/hour – PRN rate

Work Schedule:

  • PRN - As needed

  • Primary hours will be 5:00 PM – 8:00 AM including weekends and holidays

  • Requires the ability to arrive at Texas Health Arlington Memorial within 30 minutes of being called in.

Job Description:

The PRN Chaplain role is designed to support Texas Health departments of Pastoral Care provide 24/7 support to patients, guests, and staff. PRNs are usually scheduled for evening and weekend shifts and to fill occasional staffing gaps.

Essential Functions:

  • Provide pastoral and spiritual care to patients, guests, and staff when needs arise, primarily after weekday work hours and on the weekend.

  • Respond to referrals for patient care, assess spiritual resources and vulnerabilities, provide pastoral interventions, and professionally document care in the patient medical record as part of the interdisciplinary team care. Provide hand-off to Pastoral Care team members as

  • Provide on-call report when called into hospital; complete quarterly Check-Ins; report payroll exceptions promptly.

  • Ability to respond to call-ins within 10 minutes and arrive within 30 minutes.

  • Complete required Employee Health requirements and MyTalent modules in a timely manner. Adhere to all HIPAA rules and regulations. Familiar and adherence to all safety standards.

  • Attend meetings when scheduled and stay up to date on hospital standards and processes. PRNs are encouraged to attend entity Attending Clergy Association meetings, if applicable, or other community-clergy gatherings.


The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree required

  • Master of Divinity, Theology, or related degree from an accredited theological school preferred

  • One unit of CPE from an ACPE Accredited Center required

  • Two years’ experience in congregational or hospital setting preferred


  • Good communication skills, both written and oral. Competency in basic computer use and electronic communication tools, e.g., email, calendar.

  • Ability to work with and relate to people of all faith traditions and cultural backgrounds.

  • Ability to offer non-anxious presence and work with people during a time of crisis and bereavement, offering compassionate care.

  • Proficiently document patient care in the medical record within one year of employment, and demonstrate this proficiency.

  • Ability to offer religious and spiritual rituals as requested by patients and/or staff. When appropriate, ability to refer to outside clergy to meet patient sacramental or religious rites needs.

Why Texas Health Resources?

Texas Health Resources is one of the largest faith-based, nonprofit health care delivery systems in the United States and the largest in North Texas in terms of patients served.

Texas Health has 25 acute-care and short-stay hospitals that are owned, operated, joint-ventured or affiliated with the system. It has more than 3,800 licensed beds, more than 21,100 employees of fully-owned/operated facilities plus 1,400 employees of consolidated joint ventures and counts more than 5,500 physicians with active staff privileges at its hospitals.

At Texas Health, we strive to create an atmosphere of respect, integrity, compassion and excellence for all who come in contact with us, be they patients or our employees. We are committed to diversity in our workforce, and our mission to serve spreads across ethnic, cultural, economic and generational boundaries. We invite you to join us in furthering your career through our accomplishments and philosophy of excellence.

Texas Health Highlights:

  • Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For® 2020 (#15) (6th year in a row)

  • Fortune's list of Best Workplaces in Health Care (#1)

  • Employees’ Choice “Best Places to Work” by Glassdoor (2018 and 2019)

Employment opportunities are only reflective of wholly owned Texas Health Resources entities.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employees or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.