Providence Health & Services Chaplain Priest in Missoula, Montana


Providence is calling a Chaplain Priest (.25 FTE - 10 hours per week, Day Shift) to St. Patrick Hospital in Missoula, Montana. We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all - especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

The schedule for this position is Monday through Friday, 2 hours per day with the occasional Sunday coverage during Mass.

In this position you will:

  • Perform age-specific spiritual assessments of patients regarding healing and support resources.

  • Communicate with patients, families and members of the health care team in an effort to enhance dignity, autonomy and self-respect as well as a sense of hope and spiritual well being.

  • Cooperate with other disciplines, units and programs as an active member of the care team.

  • Provide sacramental ministry and preside at Eucharistic Liturgies.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Coursework necessary for ordination at a Catholic Seminary: Masters of Divinity Degree OR 2 or more units of Clinical Pastoral Education OR 2 or more years in pastoral ministry (or equivalent)

  • Ordained Roman Catholic Priest

  • Confirmation of the local Bishop and/or Superior of the Religious Order

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Previous Chaplaincy experience

About the hospital you will serve.

St. Patrick Hospital in Missoula, Montana has 253 licensed beds and serves patients from 17 counties. We have been recognized as a Thomson Reuters Top 100 Hospital and among many other awards, have earned the Premier Award for Quality award repeatedly. Missoula is halfway between Yellowstone and Glacier national parks. It is a university city of 65,000, surrounded by big sky, scenic mountains, forests and renowned rivers.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

Our Mission

As people of Providence, we reveal God's love for all, especially the poor and vulnerable, through our compassionate service.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is the third largest not-for-profit health system in the United States. Providence employs more than 82,000 caregivers (employees) across a five-state area; AK, WA, MT, OR, and CA. Our facilities include 34 hospitals, 600 physician clinics, senior services, supportive housing and other health and educational services. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Part-time

Shift: Variable

Job Category: Spiritual/Mission/Pastoral Care

Location: Montana-Missoula

Req ID: 168381