UAB Medicine

Birmingham, AL


Johannes Dippenaar

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UAB Medicine seeks a Director of Spiritual Care and Clinical Pastoral Education. The University of Alabama at Birmingham is America’s No. 1 Best Large Employer by Forbes, topping the list of more than 500 public and private corporations, hospitals, universities, Fortune 500 companies and more, across dozens of industries for 2021. UAB is also the eighth largest hospital in the U.S.

The Director of Spiritual Care and CPE share in the supervision of staff with the Sr. Director and represents the department on various initiatives as needed and assigned throughout UAB Medicine. Develop, coordinate and implement the Clinical Pastoral Education curriculum. Ensure that all aspects of the education program offerings comply with standards of the Association of Clinical Pastoral Education (ACPE) regulatory requirements. Develop, conduct, and participate in educational experiences for faith communities, community, and staff. Provide spiritual care services to patients, families, employees, and visitors.


Master of Divinity or equivalent and one (1) year experience with educating CPE interns and/or Residents required. Currently certified as an Association of Clinical Pastoral Education (ACPE) Educator required. Faith community ordination, endorsement, or equivalency, such as a letter of authorization.

For more information, contact Vic Dippenaar: 205-934-2085 or email