Through the Center’s work, the US Church and its ministries may more effectively witness to the dignity of human life and more compellingly communicate its vision for a just, equitable, and compassionate society.  The vision of this Center is to be the most comprehensive resource for faithfully exploring how Catholic healthcare ministries can best serve in today’s world.

The Executive Director will be responsible for implementing the overall vision of the Center and overseeing all related administrative duties; ensuring that the Center has developed robust resources and expertise regarding Culture and Ecclesiology, Justice and Health Equity, Governance and Identity, Organizational Ethics, Vocation and Diversity, and Clinical Bioethics.  The Executive Director will ensure that the Center is committed to transparent inquiry, dialogue over debate, theological rigor, and practical applicability.  The Executive Director will assist in promoting a vision and understanding of the Catholic health ministry as an essential ministry of the Catholic Church, and duties will include serving as a spokesperson on theological and ethical issues facing Catholic health, and they will maintain effective relationships with other national organizations and CHA members.

The Catholic Health Association of the United States (CHA), representing more than 600 hospitals and 1,600 long-term care and other health facilities in all 50 states, advances the ministry of the Catholic church in caring for people and communities. Grounded by our core values of Respect, Integrity, Stewardship, and Excellence, CHA team members work collaboratively to bring hope and healing to those we serve as we advocate for health equity and access to care for all.  CHA and our members promote a culture of inclusion and belonging that brings together people of diverse faiths and backgrounds in our belief that every person is a treasure, every life a sacred gift, and every human being a unity of body, mind, and spirit. Through our mission and values, we will empower bold change to elevate human flourishing.

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