• CPE Student

    Social Services/Spiritual
    Position Type
    Limited Duration
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  • Overview

    St. Luke’s is a nationally recognized leading healthcare organization where people like you drive our success. We are currently searching for more CPE Students to add to our team.



    If you’re looking for a place where you can grow in your personal life, in your career, and in your community, St. Luke’s may be just the place for you.



    Summer Clinical Pastoral Education Student

    Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) Students will provide the following services as they gain competence and proficiency in the practice of pastoral care. The CPE Student is responsible for assessing and attending to the spiritual needs of patients, their families, and employees, particularly in times of spiritual distress brought on by life-threatening or life-altering medical diagnoses and procedures. The CPE Student serves patients and family in time of transition such as death and dying, provides decedent care, and may help the patient and family by supporting and assisting in resolution of bioethical concerns. Spiritual counseling and support may be offered through group work, religious services, hospital celebrations, and other methods.


    Required Criteria

    • Active participation and membership in good standing in a recognized faith community


    Preferred Criteria

    • Master of Divinity degree or currently enrolled in equivalent program
    • Ordination or commissioning by recognized religious and spiritual organizations
    • Former CPE unit completion


    A strong, talented staff is at the heart of St. Luke’s Health System. We are the state’s largest employer with more than 13,500 employees and a medical staff of more than 1,800 physicians and advanced practice clinicians. Our employees are dedicated to impacting the lives of those in our community while pursuing a life- changing career at St. Luke’s. Our staff is the reason for our outstanding reputation as both a quality employer and superior healthcare organization. We’re proud of our people who deliver skilled, compassionate care every day, and are looking to add dedicated individuals who will continue in the same tradition of excellence.

    With multiple locations in the beautiful southern and central Idaho, our mild, four season climate means you can play outdoors year-round. Whether you prefer leisurely walks along the river or heart-pounding climbs up a sheer cliff- there is always something to do after work. An exciting mix of urban and outdoor life defines Idaho’s culture, you can ski in the morning and watch a college sporting event at night. It is a great state to raise a family and forge lasting relationships. The cost of living is low, and quality of life is high.


    St. Luke’s Health System has an exciting opportunity for a Summer CPE Student to join our team!


    #One of American’s Top 15 Health Systems - U.S.News & World Report, "America's Best Hospitals 2015-2016" 


    *St. Luke’s is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, religion, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other status or condition protected by law.



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