Pastoral Care Residency
ACPE Accredited 2012-2013 Clinical Pastoral Education Residency
HEALTHONE SWEDISH MEDICAL CENTER, Englewood, CO, offers four, one-year Level I/II residency positions running August 20, 2012—August 24, 2013.
Residency Requirements & Description
Applicants are ordinarily required to have completed one previous Level I CPE unit at the time they apply. A graduate level theological degree (M.Div. or equivalency) is preferred. Fluency in speaking, understanding, writing and reading English is required. Availability for an in-person interview is necessary and a current visa valid for working in a CPE residency year in the USA through August 2013.
Residents complete four units of CPE, with a significant progressive curriculum focus from Level I towards Level II ACPE Learning Outcomes. Apply if you are seeking clinical experience on the front line of integrated chaplaincy in a 368-bed Level I Trauma Center with eight recognized centers of excellence: Cancer Care, Cardiac Care, Emergency Services, Orthopedics, Spine Care, Stroke Care, Trauma Services and Women's & Children's, Neurosciences with extensive Stroke Treatment and the Colorado Neurological Institute (CNI)—with a CPE program and hospital staff invested in your pastoral formation & practice.
About Swedish Medical Center
Located in south Denver in Englewood, Colorado, Swedish Medical Center is a full-service hospital with a rich history of over 100 years in the Englewood community, and is the Regional Referral Center for neuro-trauma. SMC is proud to be chosen the Quality Leader of the Year by the community we serve for multiple consecutive years. SMC was named in 5280 Magazine as the physician's choice for the best hospital in the treatment of coronary and stroke, and was chosen by National Research Corporation for the Consumers Choice Award for Colorado hospitals for 2006 and again for 2007, as the sole winner for the Denver market. We differentiate ourselves in the community from other hospitals and healthcare providers through our Centers of Excellence. In addition Swedish provides compassionate care, leading-edge technology and specialized expertise with many other innovative services.
Chaplaincy contexts include Emergency/Trauma Services, Multi-Trauma, Critical Care, Cardiac Care, Obstetrics/Gynecology, Women’s & Children’s Services, Neonatal Intensive Care Nursery, Pediatrics/PICU, Oncology (Cancer Services), Surgery Services, the Colorado Neurological Institute Brain Tumor Program, and involvement with Clinical Ethics, Palliative Comfort Care, Organ/Tissue Donation, Swedish Memorable Care and other hospital committees.
The stipend is $31,000 for the residency year, free tuition, with access to full-time employee benefits which include cost efficient health/dental benefits, approximately 20 days of paid time off (vacation).
Direct inquires & applications to: Rev. W. Dean Dyk, Director of Pastoral Care & Education, 501 E. Hampden Ave., Englewood, CO 80113; Phone: (303) 788-6233; e-mail:Dean.Dyk@HealthONEcares.com. Please submit a current (updated) ACPE application (available at www.acpe.edu), choose "Membership Fees and Forms," "Forms," and then select "CPE Application." Include previous CPE self and supervisory final evaluations. If you have questions about CPE, click on "Prospective Students and FAQs."
The Association for Clinical Pastoral Education, Inc.
1549 Clairmont Road, Suite 103
Decatur, Georgia 30033-4635
Telephone: (404) 320-1472
Fax: (404) 320-0849