Director, Spiritual Care, Mission and Ethics

  • Providence Care
  • Jun 11, 2021
Full time Director

Job Description

Accountable to the Joint Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer at Providence Care and Kingston Health Sciences Centre, the Director for Spiritual Health, Mission and Ethics has responsibility for Spiritual Health, Mission and Ethics at Providence Care. Through a sharing arrangement with Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC), the Director is also responsible for Spiritual Health, Mission, and Ethics at the Hotel Dieu Hospital site of KHSC; as well as Spiritual Health at KHSC’s Kingston General Hospital site. The Director is responsible for leading the vision, planning, education, fiscal oversight and provision of services and activities for all services identified above. Spiritual Health, Mission and Ethics encompasses a range of programs and services that seek to meet diverse needs of clients / patients / residents, families, physicians and staff across the organizations. The Director also serves in an advisory and supportive role to Senior Leadership Teams and the Boards of Directors in relation to the Roman Catholic Sponsors: the Catholic Health Sponsors of Ontario (CHSO) and Catholic Health International (CHI). The Director is a member of key leadership committees at both Providence Care and KHSC.

Qualified applicants will possess the following:

  • Masters required with Doctoral Degree preferred in Theology, Pastoral Studies and Religion
  • Certification with the Canadian Association for Spiritual Care (CASC) required
  • Registration with the College of Registered Psychotherapists (CRPO)
  • Five years of experience in leadership in Spiritual Health, Mission and Ethics services in an academic health care, preferably in a unionized setting 

Fully affiliated with Queen’s University and St. Lawrence College, Providence Care and Kingston Health Sciences Centre are centres for health care, teaching, education and research, and members of the Council of Academic Hospitals of Ontario.

Providence Care is Southeastern Ontario’s leading provider of specialized care in aging, mental health and rehabilitation.  Continuing the legacy of our Founders, the Sisters of Providence of St. Vincent de Paul, Providence Care consists of Providence Care Hospital and Providence Manor long-term care home, as well as community sites across the region. Providence Care is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors and sponsored by the Catholic Health Sponsors of Ontario. Providence Care is more than healthcare; we promote independence, enhance quality of life and redefine traditional healthcare through partnerships, innovation and research

Kingston Health Sciences Centre is southeastern Ontario’s complex, acute and specialty care, research and teaching hospital. Consisting of our Hotel Dieu site and Kingston General site, as well as the Cancer Centre of Southeastern Ontario and our research institute, we care for more than 500,000 patients and their families from across our region.  As one of the region’s largest employers, we are home to nearly 5,000 staff, more than 2,000 health-care learners and 1,000 volunteers who are committed to partnering with patients and families to ensure that we continually provide high-quality, compassionate care.

Kingston Ontario: History and innovation thrive in our dynamic city located along the beautiful shores of Lake Ontario, an easy drive from Toronto, Ottawa and Montreal, in the heart of eastern Ontario. With a stable and diversified economy that includes global corporations, innovative startups and all levels of government, Kingston’s high quality of life offers access to world-class education and research institutions, advanced healthcare facilities, affordable living and vibrant entertainment. Learn more at www.possiblemadehere.org

 Please forward all applications to: work@providencecare.ca. For further information or details please contact Timothy Huddle at huddlet@providencecare.ca

Job Category

Allied Profession, Director, Senior Director

City

Kingston, ON