Residency Year (Level I and Level II)
Four Unit Program – 12 months, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, with shared on-call responsibilities 24 hours a day. Responsibilities include assigned areas of the hospital where pastoral care is provided to patients, family members and staff; on-call responsibilities that are shared with peers; participation in the ACPE CPE curriculum; participation in the continued growth and functioning of the Pastoral Care Department. Stipend provided. Tuition is charged.
Requirements for the Residency Position:
Must have completed a high school education. College degree and seminary education from an institution recognized by the Council of Higher Education Accreditation is required for the Residency Program. One unit of ACPE CPE is preferred. Ordination and/or ecclesiastical endorsement preferred. At least two-years of ministry experience is strongly preferred that demonstrates an ability to minister during crisis and in a constantly changing environment.
EAST JEFFERSON GENERAL HOSPITAL CLINICAL PASTORAL EDUCATION (CPE) PROGRAM
East Jefferson General Hospital CPE Program offers opportunities for Residency in Level I/Level II Clinical Pastoral Education.
The year-long, full-time, Four Units, Residency challenges CPE students to integrate theological studies with hands-on ministry experience.
DATES: August 17, 2020 – August 13, 2021
BENEFITS: Medical and Dental Insurance, PTO (paid time off), On-call meal tickets
-Master of Divinity degree or equivalent (completed or in process)
-One Unit of CPE preferred
-On-site interview with CPE screening committee
Application form is available on this website and/or at www.acpe.edu
Please address Inquiries, and Applications with a non-refundable application fee of $25.00 to:
Rev. L. Kofi Adzaku, ACPE Certified Educator
Director of Pastoral Care
East Jefferson General Hospital
4200 Houma Boulevard
Metairie, LA 70006-2970
Phone: (504) 503-4895
(Completed applications may be submitted by e-mail).
EJGH CPE Program is accredited by ACPE, Inc., 55 Ivan Allen Jr. Boulevard, Suite 835, Atlanta, GA
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