Omaha, NE

Sustained and inspired by their relationship with God and one another, the mission of the Sisters of Mercy is to respond with vision and compassion to the needs of people who are poor, sick, and uneducated. This mission serves as a motivational force in the day-to-day activities of the employees of the Sisters of Mercy of the Americas and as we extend compassion and mercy to others, practice and encourage social justice, and strive to live mercifully.

This may be an amazing opportunity for you, do you want to work in a kind and nurturing environment? This is a great career opportunity for a motivated, and caring person. You would be supporting the Sisters who have devoted their lives to the care of others.

General Summary
The Pastoral Care Coordinator oversees and ensures the provision of pastoral care to the Sisters of Mercy at Immanuel Village Assisted Living and Newport House.

The Pastoral Care Coordinator works to ensure the services provided for the Sisters are person-centered and offered in a spirit of hospitality that embodies the charism of the Sisters of Mercy and in a manner consistent with the mission and values of the Sisters of Mercy.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Coordinates the spiritual care of sisters and provides direct spiritual care through pastoral, nurturing and supportive visits with the Sisters.
    Ensures the implementation of a program of pastoral care and spiritual enrichment, including a yearly retreat, prayer services for the liturgical seasons (ex. Advent, Christmas, Lent, Holy Week, Easter).
  • Coordinates with local clergy to meet the sacramental needs such as the Sacraments of Reconciliation and Anointing of the Sick.
  • Facilitates Sisters access to spiritual direction as requested and desired.
  • Provides religious literature or spiritual resources for Sisters.
  • Provides spiritual care to sisters who are hospitalized.
  • Participates in the planning of the Wake and Funeral liturgical services upon the death of a sister.
  • Participates in Care Planning, with a focus on spiritual components of care.
  • Other duties as requested.

Education, Competencies and Experience

  • Experience in pastoral care.
  • Strong leadership skills.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills.
  • Confidentially and HIPPA knowledge.
  • Experience in areas of grief; advocating and caring for the elderly.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, ability to approach people in a manner, which creates harmony and promotes cooperation; organizational ability; collaboration; leadership; creativity; sound judgment; confidentiality.
  • Ability to handle stress associated with ministering to Sisters who experience pain and suffering, death and grief.
  • Ability to work independent of supervision.
  • Flexibility and ability to establish and rearrange priorities.
  • Some evenings and weekends required.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Understanding and appreciation of the traditions and culture associated with the Sisters of Mercy.
  • Familiarity with the Catholic Church structures and teaching.

Americans with Disability Specifications
Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk, sit; speak; hear; use hands to handle objects. The employee may be required to occasionally bend, stoop, twist and/or lift and carry up to 50 lbs.
  • The employee will be required to operate office equipment such as computers, telephones and fax machines and work with manual filing systems.

Visual/Audible Acuity Requirements

  • Must be able to read and distinguish small print.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, procedures, and manuals.
  • Must have depth perception and be able to distinguish basic colors.
  • Must be able to distinguish normal sounds with some background noise.
  • Must be able to speak clearly and make self-understood while also understanding others using the English language.
  • Must be able to see and hear or use prosthetics that will enable these senses to function adequately to assure that the requirements of this position can be fully met.

Work Environment
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Work is performed in a modern office environment.
  • Some overnight travel is required.
  • Schedule will vary. Must be able to work a flexible schedule.
  • Part-time, 24 hours per week
  • Benefits package currently includes 9 paid holidays

Benefits for part-time, we offer:

The Sisters of Mercy ensure the care of their employees by providing free of charge employer-paid:

  • Short Term Disability Insurance
  • Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Life Insurance and Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance
  • Company provided and additional matched employee contributions to 403b Retirement Plan
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Sick Time
  • Paid Vacation
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Adoption Assistance

We also offer:
Medical, Dental, Vision, Teladoc, EAP plan, Health Savings Account, and Flexible Spending Account.

The Sisters of Mercy celebrate diversity. The Mercy mission centers on our commitment to anti-racism, women, earth, non-violence and immigrants.

We welcome all qualified employees regardless of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age, or veteran status. In our inclusive work environment, employees thrive.

If you are interested in applying for this position please submit your resume through the ad on indeed:,-NE-jobs.html?vjk=376738f91421c300