Saint Luke’s Hospital of Kansas City

Kansas City, MO


David Atlas

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Saint Luke’s Hospital of Kansas City – Plaza Location is seeking a Director of Pastoral Education to join our Spiritual Wellness team. As an ACPE Certified Educator you will manage programs of ACPE Inc. Clinical Pastoral Education and assure all programs meet Standards for Accreditation to help ensure our vision to be, “The Best Place to Get Care. The Best Place to Give Care.”  

Our team is committed to honoring the history of Saint Luke’s Health System—an organization affiliated with the Episcopal Church—that embraces spiritual and religious diversity. We are a group of creative, team-oriented individuals who are passionate about offering spiritual and religious opportunities for expression. As a visionary on this team, you will utilize your experience to creatively expand this program and drive change aligns with best practices.

The Work:
  • Supervises and educates CPE ACPE Inc students throughout SLHS, either directly or indirectly through another Certified Educator, Associate Certified Educator or Certified Educator in training
  • Provides leadership for education programs for Spiritual Wellness staff SLHS personnel community clergy and congregations and others as needed and directed
  • Collaborates with SLHS Foundation to acquire funding for continued growth of the ACPE program
  • Provides leadership in the absence of the Director for Spiritual Wellness
  • Provides spiritual care to patients, families, staff, students, volunteers, and others, as needed

At Saint Luke’s, we offer clinical placements at multiple sites. We are seeking an ACPE certified educator who is outgoing, enjoys a good laugh, and is focused on nurturing the spirit of students, patients, visitors, staff, and leadership. To be successful in this role, you will need to be a detail oriented, skilled networker with strong fundraising skills. The ideal candidate will be a collaborative and creative leader with experience as a certified educator as well as management of a department. In this role, you will have the opportunity to mentor up and coming educators.


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Why Saint Luke’s?:  
Saint Luke’s offers competitive salaries and benefits packages to all eligible employees, click here to find out more.
  • We believe in creating a collaborative environment where all voices are heard.
  • We are here for you and will support you in achieving your goals.
  • We are dedicated to innovation and always looking for ways to improve.
Job Requirements
Applicable Experience:
  • 2 years
  • Certified Educator - Association of Clinical Pastoral Education, INC.
  • Master's Degree - Divinity

The best place to get care. The best place to give care. Saint Luke’s 12,000 employees strive toward that vision every day. Our employees are proud to work for the only faith-based, nonprofit, locally owned health system in Kansas City. Joining Saint Luke’s means joining a team of exceptional professionals who strive for excellence in patient care. Do the best work of your career within a highly diverse and inclusive workspace where all voices matter.

Join the Kansas City region's premier provider of health services. Equal Opportunity Employer.

Effective November 1st, 2021, full COVID-19 vaccination is a condition of employment for all Saint Luke’s Health System employees unless a medical or religious exemption is approved.