Arlington, TX US
Area of Interest:
Texas Health Resources System Services
The Vice President of Faith & Spirituality Integration provides strategic input on the organization’s faith-based identity and integration with its mission, vision, values, culture, programs and communications.
Vice President of Faith & Spirituality Integration has the following duties and responsibilities:
•Promotes the integration of the system’s faith and spirituality; creates and leads initiatives to shape strategy and culture.
•Participates with leadership in the design and development of short and long-term strategic goals.
•Leads the development and integration of spirituality in the workplace.
•Guides and directs staff in the implementation of programs to align with the strategic goals of Texas Health, with specific emphasis on patient satisfaction.
•Fosters ongoing relationships and communications with representatives of the faith communities served by Texas Health.
•Provides support and assistance to faith community clergy/leaders and their families/congregants in and though the collaborative efforts of Attending Clergy Association, Clinical Pastoral Education and Faith Community Health.
•Responsible for developing, organizing and directing programs and activities pertaining to the provision of pastoral and spiritual care at Texas Health Resources.
•Responsible for the administrative oversight and supervision of pastoral care leaders and education programs to ensure the effective delivery of care.
•Formulates system-wide pastoral care policies and procedures and effectively communicates to entity chaplain leaders.
•Responsible for the development and implementation of the system-wide budget for faith and spirituality integration to ensure the most effective utilization of resources.
Individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individual with disabilities to perform the essential functions. This role requires the ability to solve problems, think outside-the-box, and be resourceful; must be result-oriented, a quick learner and self-starter. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required to build THR's culture for action. Equivalent education and experience may be substituted for any of the skills, education, licenses, and/or experience listed below.
•Master of Divinity degree or equivalent from an accredited theological school.
•Minimum 5 years’ experience in spiritual care leadership as a chaplain or clergy executive and demonstrated ability to lead a program of spiritual integration at a system level.
•Ordained minister. Clinical Pastoral Education preferred.
•Strong leadership, organizational, interpersonal communication and judgment guided by strategic/policy skills.
Desired Personal Characteristics:
•Strong relationship builder, communicator and negotiator with experience leading successful diverse teams; ability to foster an environment of shared accountability
•A thoughtful change agent. Keeps a level head and can forge agreements or compromises with others to get decisions made and keep critical initiatives moving forward.
•Anticipates and pushes change through the organization, equipping staff to adapt quickly. Facilitates holistic thinking/problem solving and integrates efforts and results.
•An exceptional orientation to action and results without an overbearing or overly aggressive personal style
•Highly analytic with the ability to integrate efforts to achieve goals
•Outstanding intellectual and emotional capabilities, as well as maturity and judgment with excellent communication skills
Headquartered in the competitive Dallas-Fort Worth health market, Texas Health Resources is one of the largest faith-based, nonprofit health care delivery systems in the United States and the largest in North Texas in terms of patients served. The system's primary service area consists of 16 counties in north central Texas, home to more than 6.2 million people. Texas Health was formed in 1997 with the assets of Fort Worth-based Harris Methodist Health System and Dallas-based Presbyterian Healthcare Resources. Later that year, Arlington Memorial Hospital joined the Texas Health system. Texas Health has 25 acute-care and short-stay hospitals that are owned, operated, joint-ventured or affiliated with the system. It has more than 3,800 licensed beds, employs more than 22,500 people, and counts more than 5,500 physicians* with active staff privileges at its hospitals.
*Physicians on the medical staff practice independently and are not employees or agents of the hospital or Texas Health Resources