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 during the weeknights and weekend days. 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.
Completed ACPE application form; written (updated) document that responds to #2-#6 on the application form; a verbatim that reflects applicant’s ministry; supervisor’s and self- evaluation(s); $25.00 nonrefundable application fee.
Mail application to:
Gwendolyn Hammond, Staff Assistant
Pastoral Care Department at East Jefferson General Hospital
4200 Houma Boulevard
Metairie, LA 70006
You can also email her firstname.lastname@example.org or call 504-503-4830.
The Association for Clinical Pastoral Education, Inc. (ACPE, Inc.) is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
Clinical Pastoral Education Programs at East Jefferson General Hospital – Accredited by ACPE, 1549 Clairmont Road, Suite 205, Decatur, GA 30033, 404-320-1472. Website: www.acpe.edu