Job Listing Details

Spiritual Care Manager

Facility: Mercy Health/Trinity Health
State: Muskegon, Mich.
Contact Name: Krystine Noble
Contact Title: Talent Acquisition Senior Partner
Contact Phone: (616) 685-6976

The Spiritual Care Manager is a great opportunity for a Board Certified Chaplain who has demonstrated leadership experience to work in an organization that focuses on treating the whole person, physically, emotionally and spiritually. Be Remarkable!


  • The Spiritual Care Manager in Muskegon oversees the delivery of effective Spiritual Care services, manages and coaches the chaplains across the continuum of care within a local community
  • The Spiritual Care Manager participates directly in the provision of Spiritual Care in proportion to the time available
  • Chaplains within the local community report directly to the Spiritual Care Manager

What the Spiritual Care Manager will do:

  • Know, understand, incorporate, and demonstrate the Trinity Health Mission, Vision, and Values in behaviors, practices, and decisions.
  • Exercise leadership over Spiritual Care activities and colleagues across the  local community, by managing operations and overseeing the implementation of best practices in alignment with Trinity Health strategy.
  • Models the skills of an effective chaplain in providing Spiritual Care services.
  • Collaborates with the Director of Spiritual Care in talent development for chaplains, CPE students, volunteers, and inter-professional colleagues who themselves provide Spiritual Care and/or screen for Spiritual Care distress and referrals.
  • Collaborates with the Local Mission Leader in the implementation of Spiritual Care strategies which contribute directly to the achievement of Trinity Health Priority Strategic Aims.

What the Spiritual Care Manager will need:

  • Must be a Board Certified Chaplain (BCC) via one of the following licensing groups: APC, CASC, NACC, or NAJC
  • Must have Master of Divinity (or equivalent degree from an Association of Theological School accredited seminary or divinity school)
  • Completion of 4 units (1600 hours) of ACPE Spiritual Care
  • Must have at least (3) years of professional team/project leadership experience along with two (2) years of progressively responsible experience managing projects and process improvement initiatives in the area of Spiritual Care or a related field.
  • Pastoral experience is required.
  • At least (1) year of experience in a healthcare ministry is preferred. Equivalent experience may be considered.
  • Ability to effectively manage and facilitate colleagues through strong leadership, communication and negotiation skills. Ability to influence results, garner support and tactfully manage complex relationships and influences within the organization.
  • Flexibility in adapting to changing deadlines, competing priorities and unexpected assignments.

Mercy Health Total Rewards:

  • Full Benefits package (medical, optic, dental)
  • Competitive compensation package with annual Management Incentive Plan
  • 403 Retirement savings plan with matching contribution
  • Relocation Assistance
  • Education/Tuition Assistance
  • Competitive time off plan