As part of the mission team, supported the vice president of mission in strategically planning and implementing day-to-day mission efforts throughout St.
John's Mercy Health Care by developing and fostering spirituality in the organizational life through weekly reflections, rounding and department meetings.
Provided consultation, education and training to support cultural change through celebrations, education, rounding, formation and management meetings.
Provided educational and formation opportunities for co-workers and leaders as well as co-directed the community benefits program of St.
John's Mercy Health Care.
Facilitated with department leadership to initiate and support cultural changes for co-worker engagement.
As Director, served as a formation facilitator and member of ethics committee, orientation committee, brand roll out, Mercy day coordination and responded to co-workers in crisis.
Provided oversight and planning of mission budget and co-workers in crisis fund.
Vice-President December 2014 to CurrentMercy Hospital Jefferson & Mercy Clinic East Region － St. Louis Crystal City, MO.
OPERATIONAL AND INFLUENTIAL LEADERSHIP IN PLANNING, DEVELOPING, DIRECTING AND EVALUATING ORGANIZATIONAL EFFORTS TO INTEGRATE A MINISTRY'S MISSION AND VALUES INTO THE DECISIONS AND ACTIVITIES OF LEADERSHIP AND DAY-TO-DAY OPERATIONS.
A COLLABORATIVE LEADER DEVELOPING AND FACILITATING INTEGRATION OF MISSION AND VALUES IN ORGANIZATIONAL CULTURE, CAREGIVING, CO-WORKER & PHYISCIAN WORK LIFE, COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT, POLICIES AND PROCEDURES, LEADERSHIP DECISIONS AND BOARDS.
EXPERIENCE INCLUDES DEVELOPING AND FACILITATING FORMATION FOR FRONT-LINE CO-WORKERS, MIDDLE MANAGEMENT, EXECUTIVE LEADERSHIP AND BOARD DEVELOPMENT.
EXPERIENCE IN PROVIDING OPERATIONAL AND EXECUTIVE OVERSIGHT FOR COMMUNITY HEALTH, CHURCH RELATIONS, FORMATION, WORKPLACE SPIRITUALITY, PATIENT SATISFACTION, ETHICS, PASTORAL CARE, FOUNDATION, VOLUNTEERS AND GIFT SHOPS.
WITH FACILITATING CULTURE ASSESSMENTS, DESIGNING DEPARTMENT IMPACT PLANS; PROBLEM SOLVING AND ROOT CAUSE ANALYSIS FACILITATION.
DEMONSTRATES ABILITY TO INSPIRE AND MOTIVATE CO-WORKERS IN UNDERSTANDING THE HISTORY AND HERITAGE THAT THEY CONTRIBUTE TO BUILDING AND SUSTAINING THE HEALING MINISTRY OF THE CHURCH.
A 251 bed acute care facility that recently became part of the Mercy Health System in Feb, 2013.
Mercy Clinic East Region is the Regional Physician group that serves the greater St.
Louis Region in our service areas of Mercy Hospital St.
Louis, Washington, Jefferson and Lincoln.
Provides strategic, influential and operational leadership in planning, developing, directing, and evaluating organizational efforts to integrate the Mercy mission, values, and charism; and Catholic Identity into the decisions and activities of the leadership and into the day-to-day operations of the people serving in the Mercy Health Ministry, with particular dedication to a new Mercy hospital located in Crystal City, MO as well as oversight in facilitating Mission with the leadership of the regional physician practice group.
Instructor September 2012 to CurrentSt. Scholastica Monastery
Certificate in Spiritual Direction.
Vice-President October 2010 to December 2014Mercy Fort Smith Communities, Fort Smith, Arkansas － St. Louis, MO.
Mercy Fort Smith is located in Fort Smith, Arkansas, and serves over 400,000 residents in 13 counties.
The Health System includes Mercy Hospital-Fort Smith, a 356 Bed level 2 Trauma Center, with four critical access hospitals, a regional Cancer Center, Orthopedic Hospital and two ambulatory surgery centers (one joint venture and one single owner.) Additionally, the system includes Mercy Clinic-Fort Smith an integrated multi-specialty physician group.
Provides strategic, influential and operational leadership in planning, developing, directing, and evaluating organizational efforts to integrate the Mercy mission, values, and charism; and Catholic Identity into the decisions and activities of the leadership and into the day-to-day operations of the people serving in the Mercy Health Ministry.
Responsible for developing and implementing a community formation plan as well as mission teams and provides executive oversight for Patient Satisfaction, HCAHPS, Pastoral Care, Education, Ethics, Patient Rights, Community Health and Outreach, Community Benefit, Volunteers, Foundation, and Gift Shops/Retail.
Adjunct Instructor January 2009 to January 2011St. Meinrad School of Theology
Health Care Management program.
Concordia University Wisconsin, Spring 2010.
September 2008 to October 2010St. John's Mercy Health Care － St. Louis, Missouri
October 2007 to March 2008Sisters of Mercy Health System － St. Louis, Missouri
Instructor October 2007 to March 2008
Instructor April 2007
Adjunct Instructor January 2006 to August 2008Vocare Center for Mission Leadership
Adjunct Instructor January 2006 to January 2008Vocare Center for Mission Leadership Aquinas Institute of Theology
Pastoral Associate September 2005 to August 2008Chaplain
Provided pastoral care on a PRN basis in 2005 and served as interim staff chaplain in 2007-2008.
Director of Admissions & Financial Aid June 2005 to August 2007
Coordinator September 2004 to May 2005
June 2004 to May 2004Saint Louis University Hospital － St. Louis, Missouri
A 356 bed teaching hospital which includes a Level I Trauma Center, behavior health center and cancer center a joint venture hospital between St.
Louis University and Tenet Health.
Chaplain Intern May 2004 to August 2004
January 2003 to January 2010Educator & Commission
Appointed by local Bishop to Diocesan commission for implementing, directing, educating and developing the theological and worship life of the diocese.
January 2003 to January 2010Diocese of Belleville, Office of Pastoral Services
A rural mission diocese that serves the southern-most 28 counties in Illinois.
September 2002 to August 2008Aquinas Institute of Theology － St. Louis, Missouri
A seminary and graduate school of theology in the Roman Catholic Tradition sponsored by the Order of Preachers (Dominicans).
Coordinator of Worship September 2002 to September 2004
Now Mercy Hospital St Louis - A member of Mercy Health Ministries － St. Louis, MO.
A 859 bed teaching hospital which includes a Level 1 Trauma Center, Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Heart Hospital, Cancer Center, Children's Hospital, Surgery Center, Skilled Nursing Facility, Long Term Acute Care Hospital and Rehab Hospital.
Credentialed Trainer Now Mercy Health Ministries － St. Louis, MO
Assisted and provided training of implementation of electronic health record for ambulatory practices and supported "go-live" for ambulatory practices.
Provided Go-Live support for Physician practices.
Mercy was Sisters of Mercy Health System.
Sought out and accepted temporary full time contract position to facilitate entry into health care mission leadership.
Master of Divinity (M.Div : 2005Aquinas Institute of Theology － St. Louis, MissouriDoctor of Ministry in Christian Spirituality (D.Min.), Washington Theological Union 2014
D.Min. project title:
Contemplation in Action: Executive Formation and Servant Leadership in Catholic Health Care.
B.S : Organizational Leadership, 2000Greenville College － Greenville, IllinoisGPA: cum laudeOrganizational Leadership cum laude
Society for the Study of Christian Spirituality Association for the Contemplative Mind in Higher Education Spiritual Directors International American Benedictine Academy National Association for Lay Ministry COMMITTEES/BOARDS National Association for Lay Ministry-Advocacy Committee/Emerging Models Single Parent Scholarship Fund-Board Member Old Fort Homeless Coalition-Campaign Committee Member
a Level 1, a Level I, acute care, Go-Live, Cancer, CAREGIVING, COMMUNITY HEALTH, Crystal, DESIGNING, DIRECTING, Direction, Leadership, access, Nursing, ORGANIZATIONAL, POLICIES, PROBLEM SOLVING, Retail, strategic, Surgery, teaching, Trauma
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Companies Worked For:
Mercy Hospital Jefferson & Mercy Clinic East Region
St. Scholastica Monastery
Mercy Fort Smith Communities, Fort Smith, Arkansas
St. Meinrad School of Theology
St. John's Mercy Health Care
Sisters of Mercy Health System
Vocare Center for Mission Leadership
Vocare Center for Mission Leadership Aquinas Institute of Theology
Saint Louis University Hospital
Educator & Commission
Diocese of Belleville, Office of Pastoral Services
Aquinas Institute of Theology
Now Mercy Hospital St Louis - A member of Mercy Health Ministries