Shares responsibility with the Director to provide an ongoing program of pastoral care to the patients, families, and staff of Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian. Serves as liaison between the hospital and patient/family’s community of faith. Provides pastoral consultation to the communities that Hoag serves on an as needed basis.


  • Actively participates in the consultation and or visitation of patients at both Hoag Newport and Irvine campuses
  • Responsible for the management and redesign of Pastoral Consultation Services
  • Supports/participates in ecumenical services of Worship initiated by Pastoral Care Department.
  • Plans, Coordinates activities to improve volunteer ministry
  • Participates in hospital wide activities, i.e. annual dinners, luncheons, Pastoral Care Committee
  • Provide documentation in medical record for pastoral care, palliative care, …etc.
  • Available for emergency calls outside of normal business hours.
  • Assists the Manager of CPE program with group sessions, mentoring and teaching responsibilities.


  • Actively participate with Pastoral Care department staff as a full member of the team in meetings

       and joint activities for the benefit of the hospital.

  • Actively participate with hospital wide staff in interdisciplinary meetings including rounds, as well as informational activities, seminars, and presentations.
  •  Perform other duties as assigned.


Education, Training and Experience


Required:      Master’s of Divinity or equivalent from an accredited theological/faith-based institution

                        Bachelor’s from a regionally accredited institution   

                        Clinical Pastoral Education, level I/II required (5 units). 

                        Approval by local Ordinary with supporting documents, and/or

                        Ecclesiastical endorsement

                        Pastoral leadership experience with Ecclesiastical Community

                        Ordination by Ecclesiastical Community



Preferred:       CPE supervisory training experience highly preferred or a willingness to be enrolled

                          under the supervision of Hoag’s Clinical Pastoral Education supervisor and with

                          hospital support.


Skills or Other Qualifications


Required:        Experience working with clinical, support, and administrative hospital staff

                        Provide periodic reports of pastoral activities on a regular schedule to pastoral staff.

                        Experience providing brief pastoral counseling and referral. 

Hoag Hospital Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian
Full time
Irvine, California 92602, US