Mount Saint Joseph Seeks Director of Pastoral Care and Mission

Clark Phinney, Director of Human Resources for a 138 bed skilled and long term care ministry in Central Maine founded by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Lyon and currently sponsored by the Sisters of Mercy of West Hartford, sent the following announcement:

We have a critical opening in our leadership team for a Director of Pastoral Care and Mission that I am hoping you can assist me with by way of posting on any job opening boards that you may have online and on campus as well as via contacts you may have with students or graduates looking for employment.

Additionally if you are aware of any other sources that I should connect with to help spread the word please do not hesitate to let me know.    Thank you again for your time and assistance in helping us fill this vital member of our team.,-ME/169811.html

Mount Saint Joseph Residence and Rehabilitation in Waterville is seeking a Director of Pastoral Care and Mission. Our 138 bed facility offers assisted living, licensed skilled post acute nursing and rehabilitation, long-term care, memory care and behavioral health in a holistic environment.

Mount Saint Joseph is a holistic care community founded by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Lyons and sponsored by the Sisters of Mercy of West Hartford provides a competitive compensation and benefit package that complements this opportunity for personal growth and professional advancement. Mount Saint Joseph is a Trinity Senior Community.

The person in this position is responsible for the day-to-day leadership and oversight of the Pastoral Care Department. The Director develops and manages services designed to meet the religious and/or spiritual needs of residents and their families as well as facility team members. Supervises a team of chaplains both staff and volunteer in meeting the purpose and goals of the department. The Director of Pastoral Care and Mission serves as a member of the OPS management team and as an internal consultant to the ethics committee. This position supports the mission and core values of Mount Saint Joseph by serving as an ambassador and collaborates with the senior leadership team in determining priorities for spiritual grounding and Catholic healthcare ethics. Additional responsibilities include ensuring that the mission and values of Mount Saint Joseph are present in all aspects of daily work. Position involves a high level of collaborating with the direct care workers and all ancillary departments. Must be able to build consensus and foster collaboration among workgroups. The Director plans and leads various religious services, events, studies and observances within the Mount Saint Joseph community on a regular basis. Ability to function within a faith based organization and ensure the spiritual needs for Catholic, Protestant and Jewish residents are actively cared for and fostered.

Minimum of 3 years of management experience in a chaplaincy or pastoral care setting. Clinical Pastoral care or chaplaincy certification in good standing. Minimum of 3-5 years of active ministry experience preferred. Prior experience in long term care a plus. Membership in the National Association of Catholic Chaplains strongly desired.

Mount Saint Joseph offers a full benefit package to colleagues including: Medical, Dental, Vision, supplemental insurances as well as a generous unified bank leave time policy. We are a 100% tobacco free campus.

Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent direct experience.

To Apply

Submit a current resume and cover letter to for immediate consideration.

Thank you!

Clark Phinney

Director of Human Resources

Mount Saint Joseph Residence & Rehabilitation

7 Highwood Street

Waterville, ME  03901

(207) 873-0705  ext 218


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