Our Company

Heartland Hospice is a member of the Gentiva family – an industry leader in hospice, palliative, home health, and personal home care. Our place is by the side of those who need us, offering physical, spiritual and emotional support to patients and their families so they may make the most of every moment. We believe that better care for caregivers and clinicians means better care for everyone, so we offer ongoing professional training, lower nurse-to-patient ratios, and comprehensive benefits for eligible employees. Here, you’ll join gifted colleagues who make a lasting difference in people’s lives every day.


Join us to make a difference when life matters most

We believe every day is an opportunity to make care more personal and life more comfortable. That’s why we offer personal care, palliative care and hospice to give people the care they need with dignity, grace, and love. 

Heartland Hospice, a Gentiva Company

Our Irwin, PA, location is looking for a Chaplain to join our team.

Full-Time, Full Benefits

Monday – Friday Work Week, Days (Example: 8 AM to 5 PM) Flexible to meet patient and business needs

As a Full Time Hospice Chaplain, you will be eligible for:

Competitive Pay

Medical, Dental, Vision Plans

Wellness Program and Resources including:

A dedicated Accolade Care Coordinator for personalized care management support of all your healthcare needs

Telemedicine Program

Type 2 Diabetes Management Program via Virta Health

A complete Joint and Spine Program with concierge services via Nimble Orthopedics

Generous Paid Time Off (plan increases with tenure) and 7 paid holidays

Pre-tax FSA and HSA plans (HSA w/company contributions)

401(k) with company matching contributions

Career growth opportunities available at both the branch and corporate levels

One on One Onboarding Program with a Nurse Preceptor

Free Continuing Education Units

Tuition Program that includes:

Access to 280 program at 25 learning partners

Online classes with flexible start dates

Tuition reimbursement

Company paid life and long-term disability insurance

Voluntary long-term care, critical illness, accident insurance, and pet insurance

Local and national award programs

Referral bonus program

Mileage reimbursement or Fleet Program

Financial assistance program supporting teammates in times of need

As a Hospice Chaplain, you will:

You will report directly to the Administrator or Executive Director.

You will be responsible for the spiritual services provided to hospice patients and families.

Participatein developing the interdisciplinary care plan.

Visit patients/families identified as appropriate for spiritual care services and provides direct spiritual support, counsel, prayer, and ministry as appropriate.

Assist members of the interdisciplinary team in understanding the significant spiritual concerns related to the patient/family response to dying.

Serve as liaison and resource for community spiritual leaders in dealing with hospice patient/family.

Assist members of the interdisciplinary team in understanding the significant spiritual concerns related to the patient/family response to dying.

Assist in training and education in spiritual care for hospice staff, volunteers, local clergy, nursing home staff, and the community.

About You

The candidate must meet ONE of the following requirements:

BS or BA in theology, religion, human services, counseling, psychology, or sociology from a college or university and/or as required by state-specific regulations.

A Master’s Degree in counseling, psychology, theology or divinity from a college or university and/or as required by state-specific regulations. (Preferred.)

A minimum of one unit of Association of Clinical Pastoral Education, Inc. (ACPE)-accredited CPE.

Note a degree received from an accredited college/university is preferred. If the degree is received from a non-accredited college or university, AVPO approval is required prior to hire.

Additional Experience:

Two years of active work in spiritual care ministry/ program, one unit of pastoral education (per state requirements, if indicated), and demonstrated ability to work with patients, families, and community spiritual leaders of various denominations/beliefs is required.

Three years of active work in hospice spiritual care support and one year of clinical pastoral education is preferred.

We Offer

Comprehensive Benefits Package: Health Insurance, 401k Plan, Tuition Reimbursement, PTO

Opportunity to Participate In a Fleet Program

Competitive Salaries

Mileage Reimbursement

Professional Growth and Development Opportunities


This is a safety-sensitive position

Employee must meet minimum requirements to be eligible for benefits

Where applicable, employee must meet state specific requirements

We are proud to be an EEO employer

We maintain a drug-free workplace

ReqID: 2024-94217
Category: Administrative/Clerical
Position Type: Full-Time
Company: Heartland Hospice
Type of Service: Hospice Only