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Job Description for Chaplain

A chaplain is typically employed by larger hospitals and healthcare facilities, although they work in other settings (such as the military) as well. The chaplain provides religious counseling and comfort to patients and their families. They work with caregivers and therapists/counselors at these facilities to assist the spiritual needs of anyone requiring assistance.

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Chaplain Tasks

  • Assist patients and their families with preparing and dealing with the terminally ill
  • Provide spiritual and emotional help to patients from all cultures and beliefs
  • Coordinate spiritual and bereavement services for patients

Chaplain Job Listings

U.S. Army Reviews

Q: What is it like working in Los Angeles?

Chaplain in Los Angeles:
Pros: Many cultures exciting.
Cons: Traffic.

Chaplain in Tallahassee:
"Cost of living, great traffic."
Pros: Great place to raise a family.
Cons: It operates sometimes in a 'good ole boy' system.

Chaplain in San Francisco:
"Rewarding."
Pros: Working with People.
Cons: Being away from my children.

Chaplain in Columbia:
"Experienced counselor and motivational leader/chaplain."
Pros: Corporate culture, work flexibility, office conditions, stress level, the management.
Cons: Morning phisical training,

Key Stats for Chaplain

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
50%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Years of Experience

1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
50%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
vision benefits
Vision: 83%
no benefits
None: 17%