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Texas Health Resources Chaplain - Pastoral Care in Bedford, Texas

Chaplain PRN

Are you looking for a rewarding career with family-friendly hours and top-notch benefits? We are looking for a qualified Chaplain PRN like you to join our Texas Health family.

Position Highlights:

  • Work location: Texas Health Hurst-Euless-Bedford (HEB)

  • Department: Pastoral Care

  • Work hours: 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 HEB within 30 minutes of being called in

At Texas Health Resources, our mission is “to improve the health of the people in the communities we serve”.

We are one of the largest faith-based, nonprofit health systems in the United States with a team of more than 23,000 employees of wholly owned/operated facilities plus 2,200 employees of consolidated joint ventures in the greater Dallas Fort Worth area. Our career growth and professional development opportunities are top-notch and our benefits are equally outstanding.

Join our award-winning Texas Health family and become a part of a team that is improving the health of our communities daily. You belong here.



  • Bachelor’s Degree required And

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


  • 1 unit of CPE from ACPE Accredited Center highly preferred.

  • 2 years’ experience in a 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.

  • Must be able to work a flexible work schedule that supports various entities/locations based upon patient volumes and operational needs.

Position Responsibilities:


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

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 needed.

  • 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. Familiarity with 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.

Why Texas Health?

At Texas Health, our people make this a great place to work every day. Our inclusive, supportive, people-first, excellence-driven culture make Texas Health Resources a great place to work.

Here are a few of our recent awards:

  • 2021 FORTUNE Magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work For®” (7 th year in a row)

  • Becker's Healthcare "150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare" (4 years running)

  • “America’s Best Employers for Diversity” list by Forbes

  • A “100 Best Workplaces for Millennials" by Fortune and Great Place to Work®

Additional perks of being a Chaplain PRN:

  • Gain a sense of accomplishment by contributing in a teamwork environment.

  • Receive excellent mentorship, comprehensive training and dedicated leadership resources.

  • Enjoy opportunities for growth.

Explore our Texas Health careers site for info like Benefits , Job Listings by Category , recent Awards we’ve won and more.

Do you still have questions or concerns? Feel free to email your questions to recruitment@texashealth.org .


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.