Experienced Board Certified chaplain and Board certified Pastoral Counselor, specialty in ministry to terminally ill clients and their families. I am an effective administrator and organizer with a gifted local interfaith and interdenominational clergy partnership record. I am seeking an opportunity to serve as a Hospice chaplain and join a network interdisciplinary health care team in providing services to the spiritual, emotional, psychological and social needs of Pastoral Care Ministry. My experience brings long years of Pastoral care ministry Ministerial gifts, enhancing patient satisfaction to a highest level of EXCELLENCE. Mission: As a called servant of God as a chaplain and counselor, my mission is to inspire excellence in Spiritual Care and counseling, practicing and promoting diversity, intuition, integrity, accountability, stewardship, imagination, dignity, productivity, love and compassion. Vision: As Board certified Chaplain and counselor, I envision providing best Spiritual Care for all of our patients/clients and their families, our staff and their families, physicians and our partners in health care at all of your facilities. I aspire to value and live in a manner that shows reverence for all living beings by fostering healthy relationships and mutual respect for all so that those around me may be influenced and encouraged to live positively, respectfully, faithfully and peacefully. I have extensive ministerial experience as a Chaplain and Grief Counselor, and Educator in helping people in their spiritual, emotional, psychological and social needs. I am a conscientious and dedicated worker with strong analytic, Spiritual assessment, and problem solving skills as well as skills in decision-making, organization and analysis of information. I have expertise in the crisis intervention ministry on grief, death and dying services to diverse ethnic and cultural diverse populations, including local clergy partnership in ministry. Specific: Experience working with death and dying, terminal individuals and their families and/or caregivers Knowledge and commitment to hospice philosophy of care Poses excellent verbal and written communication & organizational skills Able to work independently and with a team Able to perform and prioritize multiple functions or tasks Able to effectively communicate with clinical and non-clinical employees, patients & family/caregivers Knowledgeable federal and state health requirements to provide services to patients Able to contacts patient/family clergy or spiritual representative when appropriate.
Have been recognized as a talented interviewer by hospital leaders.
to 10/2014 Kettering Health Network- Grandview Medical Center System – 405 W Grand Ave. Dayton,
Chaplain Director, Pastoral Care Department and Clinical01/1999
to 01/2004 Porter Adventist Hospital – Denver,
Colorado Chaplain Supervisor and counselor. Provided 24/7 Pastoral Care to patients, their families and hospital staff.
Chaplain Director, Spiritual Service Department and Clinical01/1992
to 01/1999 Boston Regional Medical Center – Stoneham
Credentials of all stated educational qualifications and service experiences will be presented at the time of interview when desired.
CoordinatorNew England Memorial Hospital – Stoneham,
Experience running funeral services when requested by the patient's family.
Able to assists with bereavement follow-up service as appropriate.
Able to participates in on-call counseling services when required.
Committed to submits paperwork in a timely manner.
Knowledgeable to update and maintain patient hospice medical records.
Knowledgeable in Family Support and IDG meetings.
Committed to participate in agency quality improvement programs.
Committed to participates in Hospice programs providing orientation, training, and in-service.
Provides timely assessment of all hospice patients as requested by family support team.
Committed to adhere to the established policies and procedures of the Hospice Institution.
Proven Leadership Responsibilities
Bachelor of Arts: Andvoer Newton Theological School-
MAMaster of Divinity, Graduated in 1987
M. Div: Master of Divinity BCCI:Board certified chaplain by Association of Professional Chaplains. BCCC: Board certified chaplain The College of Pastoral Supervision & Psychotherapy Inc. BCPC: Board certified Pastoral Counselor by The College of Pastoral Supervision & Psychotherapy.