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Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000, resumesample@example.com
Professional Summary
Professional with extensive experience working with the elder population in Long Term Care, Assisted Living and Dementia Care. developing and leading recreation activities, providing spiritual care and bereavement support.
Skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Team player
Productive managerial skills
Motivational leader
Work History
06/2007 to 01/2010 Bereavement Coordinator Promedica Senior Care | Everglades City, FL, Provided bereavement support to patient's family members for 13 months following the death of their loved one.

Conducted education In-services to staff of contracted health care facilities in the areas of grief, bereavement, end of life issues and care for the caregiver.

Provided bereavement support in the local community to schools, senior centers and to individuals by referral.

Provided grief support to staff, team members and peers.

Enhanced staff morale through supportive presence.
05/2006 to 05/2007 Dementia Activities Assistant Brightview Senior Living | Shelton, CT, Conducted cognitive appropriate activities for dementia care residents.

Utilized music expertise for cognitive stimulation and recreation for residents.

Provided safe environment for both one-to-one and group activities.
08/2002 to 10/2006 Director of Spiritual Care and Mission Elara Caring | Higginsville, MO, Provided on-going pastoral care and end of life support to 300 residents in facility's care units of Long Term Care, Assisted Living and Dementia Care.

Supervised pastoral care staff.

Served as a member of the Administrative Team.

Established and implemented mission related programs for staff and residents.

Developed and implemented palliative care program.

Participated in Resident Care Planning meetings.

Supervised staff and contributed to MDS documentation.

Co-facillitated Resident Council.

Utilized music expertise regularly to promote cognitive stimulation for residents.






07/2001 to 07/2002 Hospice Chaplain Elara Caring | Joplin, MO, Provided spiritual care and end of life support to patients.

Provided spiritual care and grief support to patients' family members.

Completed documentation for pastoral care services provided.

Conducted memorial services and funerals.

Enhanced staff morale through supportive presence.
07/2001 to 07/2002 Hospice Chaplain BJC Hospice | City, STATE, Provided spiritual care and end of life support to patients.  

Provided spiritual care and grief support to patients' family members.

Completed documentation for pastoral care services provided.

Conducted memorial services and funerals.

Enhanced staff morale through supportive presence.
04/1992 to 07/1996 Assistant Director of Activities Teresian House | City, STATE, Fulfilled administrative duties as Assistant Director of Activities.

Created and implemented recreation therapy activities for all residents.

Led daily activities for residents.

Supervised activities staff and volunteers.

Developed and implemented monthly activities calendar.

Utilized music expertise to enhance resident enjoyment and cognitive stimulation.

Participated in Resident Care Planning meetings.

Completed MDS documentation.

Co-facillitated Resident Council.

Developed and implemented resident centered in-house TV station.

Led Resident Choir.

Education
Expected in | Theology St. Louis University Aquinas Institute for Theology, St. Louis, MO GPA:
Expected in 1984 Bachelor of Arts | Political Science State University of New York, Albany, NY GPA:
Expected in | Religious Studies Boston University, Boston, MA GPA:

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School Attended
  • St. Louis University Aquinas Institute for Theology
  • State University of New York
  • Boston University
Job Titles Held:
  • Bereavement Coordinator
  • Dementia Activities Assistant
  • Director of Spiritual Care and Mission
  • Hospice Chaplain
  • Hospice Chaplain
  • Assistant Director of Activities
Degrees
  • Bachelor of Arts