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Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare-Iowa Mission Leader in Waterloo, Iowa

Mission Leadership opportunity for MercyOne! *Shared position between the Mason City and Waterloo regions of MercyOne. Please apply online at

Provides executive leadership as part of the local leadership team, ensuring the successful integration, assessment and on-going development of mission in all of the ministries' activities, decisions and strategies. Responsible for the implementation of Mission activities, in alignment with System-level Mission Integration strategies, including formation for all colleagues, ethics and implementation of Promoting Catholic Identity. Collaborates with the Spiritual Care Manager to ensure the full integration of chaplaincy within the ministry. Adheres to MercyOne's performance expectations and performs all defined services and other related duties in accordance with the mission, vision and values of MercyOne.

Master's Degree required in Theology, Spirituality, Divinity, Pastoral Studies, Ethics or Healthcare Administration.

At least 3 years of clinical practice or ministerial experience in health care preferred.

  • Must have proven successful management and/or educational experience in an institutional setting. Must demonstrate skill and experience in strategic thinking, program/project management, process improvement and organizational/change management. Experience in health care setting preferred.

  • Must be comfortable operating in a collaborative, shared leadership environment including the ability to establish and maintain interdisciplinary relationships in a complex matrixed organization.

  • Must possess effective communications skills with the ability to relate well to individual persons and to make public presentations. Must have demonstrated listening skills.

  • Must evidence a working knowledge of the connections among spirituality, meaning and work as well as an appreciation of the process of religious formation and a respect for diversity of religious beliefs and culture. - Must possess a personal presence characterized by a sense of honesty, integrity, and caring with the ability to inspire and motivate others to promote the mission, vision and values of Trinity Health.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled