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Health Care Provider
Priest - Limited Duration Job
PeaceHealth | Eugene, Oregon
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Job Description

Req ID: 148455

PeaceHealth is seeking a Priest - Limited Duration for a limited duration position with a projected duration of 9 months. 

Expected Functions:

  • Presiding at Mass once a week for both RiverBend and University District locations
  • Working in collaboration with the staff chaplains at the respective locations for any priest visits requested by family members or patients directly.

QUALIFICATIONS (Required unless otherwise stated)


  • Theological Education appropriate for ordination as a Catholic priest, Masters Level from an accredited university or seminary


  • Minimum of one year health care chaplaincy (or equivalent setting) experience preferred.
  • Acute care experience preferred.


  • Must have priest faculties in the Archdiocese of Portland in Oregon. Must provide letter confirming priest faculties from the office of the archbishop. 
  • If your current priest faculties are not in the archdiocese/diocese of this position, please note that you will need to obtain this as a condition of employment (and have documented evidence for this) if you are hired for this position.


  • Able to process oral and written information accurately and efficiently.
  • Skilled in oral communication and able to collaborate with peers and hospital caregivers.
  • Able to interact with the faith community leaders of diverse denominations and faith traditions.
  • Able to work effectively with a wide range of patients who have varying physical, emotional, cultural and religious/spiritual needs that bring meaning to their lives.
  • Crisis counseling skills required for addressing and processing trauma situations.
  • Computer literate and proficient in MS Office, Electronic Medical Record experience preferred.
  • Basic Life Support is preferred.
  • Commitment to continuing education.

Community/Location Specific Notes:

  • Must have completed the background checks and ongoing continuing education/trainings by the archdiocese in addition to the ones in PeaceHealth.
  • May be required to stand or walk frequently during a work shift.

Please apply online to be considered. For full consideration of your skills and abilities, please attach a current resume with your application.

About PeaceHealth

PeaceHealth, based in Vancouver, WA, is a not-for-profit Catholic health system offering care to communities in Washington, Oregon, and Alaska. PeaceHealth has approximately 16,000 caregivers, a multi-specialty medical group practice with more than 800 physicians and providers, a comprehensive laboratory system, and ten medical centers serving both urban and rural communities throughout the Northwest. In 1890, Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace founded what has become PeaceHealth. Today, PeaceHealth is the legacy of its founding Sisters and continues to serve communities when invited to do so with a spirit of collaboration and stewardship – the spirit of health.

We offer competitive compensation, a robust benefits package and a collaborative, Mission-driven work environment! To learn more about working at PeaceHealth and the Eugene, OR community please visit our homepage: www.peacehealth.org/careers.

Get a feeling for the Spirit of PeaceHealth through this three-minute video, and visit us on Facebook or LinkedIn!

Questions? Review our Employment FAQ or email Recruitment@peacehealth.org. Please note this email does not accept resumes or applications.

Location: Eugene, OR, SHMC at Riverbend (420)
Job Category:  Spiritual Care
Shift:  Day
Shift Length: N/A
FTE: 0.0
Work Type:  Temporary
Required Certifications/Licensure: None

PeaceHealth is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all qualified job applicants and employees without regard to the following statuses: protected veteran; qualified individual with a disability; race; ethnicity; religion; gender; pregnancy; gender identity; national origin; age; genetic information; sexual orientation; or any other protected status in accordance with local, state, or federal laws.

The above information is intended to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of caregivers assigned to this job.

Posting Notes: Eugene, OR || Spiritual Care || Temporary || MISSION SERVICES

About PeaceHealth

PeaceHealth is a not-for-profit health care system sponsored by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace, with services in Washington, Oregon and Alaska. PeaceHealth's rigorous pursuit of exceptional medicine springs from its mission, values, and commitment to provide healing and compassionate care to patients and families.

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