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Ethics Manager (Austin, Texas)

Company: Ascension
Location: Austin
Posted on: October 14, 2021

Job Description:

We Are Hiring:

At Ascension, our Catholic health ministry is dedicated to spiritually-centered, holistic care which sustains and improves the health of individuals and communities.  We are advocated for a compassionate and just society through our actions and our words.


Ascension is seeking an Ethics Manager to join the team in Austin, Texas.


This position will be a remote position but with expectations to reside within the Texas Ministry and capability to travel locally for on-site consultations and meeting as needed. 

What You Will Do:

As the Ethics Manager, you will have the opportunity to provide an additional level of support to unit-based staff in response to complex ethical cases and support the integration of systematic approaches, processes, policies, and resources for clinical ethics specific to the needs of the Health Ministry. 

  • Provide clinical ethics consultation for complex cases at the request of unit-based Ethics Point Persons embedded within the health ministry or specific to the unique clinical service lines within the health ministry;
  • Provide health ministry specific support to the Director of Ethics Integration in the development of Ethics Committee infrastructure necessary for effective, sustainable, and self-sufficient operations so those committees are empowered to integrate and embed Ethics into clinical operations at the local health ministry;
  • Assist and support mission integration initiatives specific to ethics programing within the health ministry as directed by the Director of Ethics Integration and relative to health ministry specific needs; and
  • Continue the development of one’s own professional skills and competencies necessary to fulfill the role of Manager of Clinical Ethics Program Integration in a way that contributes additional value to the operations of the Health Ministry.
What You Will Need:


  • Master's in Healthcare Ethics, Bioethics or Theology required.
  • PhD preferred.

Work Experience:

  • 3 years of experience required.
  • 5 years of experience preferred.
  • 1 year of leadership or management experience preferred.
Additional Preferences:


  • Experience in health care, preferably Catholic health care, especially working with ethics committees and performing clinical ethics consultations and ethics education is highly desired.
Why Join Our Team:

When you join Ascension, you join a team of over 150,000 individuals across the country committed to a Mission of serving others and providing compassionate, personalized care to all. Our inclusive culture, continuing education programs, career coaches and benefit offerings are just a few of the resources and tools that team members can use to create a rewarding career path. In fact, Ascension spent nearly $46 million in tuition assistance alone to support associate growth and development. If you are looking for a career where you can grow and make a difference in your community, we invite you to join our team today.

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer:

Ascension is an equal opportunity employer (EEO) and affords equal opportunity to all associates and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic data, or other legally protected status.

For further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the following link to the “EEO is the Law” poster:

EEO is the Law Poster Supplement

Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

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