St. Jude Medical Center of Fullerton, Calif. recently retained FaithSearch Partners to conduct the search for its Director of Mission Services position. In this role, the individual selected will collaborate with St. Jude’s Vice President of Mission Integration as well as the Mission Integration team to develop, promote and evaluate programs supporting mission services throughout St. Jude Medical Center and St. Jude Heritage Medical Group.
“Finding the right fit for this position is crucial to St. Jude’s growth both as a health care provider and a ministry,” said Jeff Jernigan, Ph.D., Senior Vice President of FaithSearch Partners. “Our in-depth, deliberate search process is designed to both surface the top available candidates for this role and to further enhance a long term match with the mission and culture of the organization. We are thrilled to work with St. Jude on this significant assignment.”
The Director of Mission Services will also provide leadership and direction for the medical center’s Spiritual Care Development program and oversee all chaplains, extraordinary ministers, seminarians and deacons assigned to the ministry.
St. Jude is a faith-based, non-profit, 351-bed acute care hospital with 700 physicians on staff and more than 50 years of providing quality health care to Southern Californians under its belt. It is part of the St. Joseph Health System, a large Catholic health system based in Orange, California.