A Hospice Chaplain will provide spiritual support to terminally ill and elderly patients and their families. Working normally in nursing homes, hospitals and healthcare facilities, these professionals will undertake all activities listed on the Hospice Chaplain Resume – providing emotional and spiritual counseling to patients, submitting written reports about the condition of the patient, acting as a liaison between the patient and the members of the clergy, communicating the needs of the patient, providing bereavement services including phone calls and memorial services; and informing family members about the death of the patient.
Job skills for the post include the following – high level of empathy, bedside manners, interest to help terminally ill patients, emotional stability, spiritual support skills, counseling skills, and knowledge of performing funeral and memorial services. A Degree in religious studies is required.
Objective : A hospice chaplain's primary responsibility is to provide emotional and spiritual counseling to patients and their families. Experienced with computer software and programs.
Skills : Microsoft office, Electronic documentation.
Counseled as Chaplain by listening, aiding to patient's needs, praying with patients, and reading scripture.
Assisted other healthcare providers and treatment teams in recognizing and addressing the emotional and spiritual needs of patients and their family members.
Completed spiritual assessments and spiritual care plans for patients assigned to specific specialty care.
Provided extensive and intensive spiritual counseling of patients and their family members.
Performed sacraments, rituals, ordinances, and worship services as appropriate to meet the needs of patients.
Provided spiritual direction and counseling in the areas of patient and family care, and staff support.
Managed caseload by visiting nursing facilities, hospitals, and homes Provide spiritual and emotional support for patients.
Master Of Divinity
Hospice Chaplain III Resume
Summary : Competent and courteous pastoral care professional with a positive attitude. Completed extensive work and self-development in the areas of providing pastoral care.
Skills : Analytical Skills, Technical Skills.
Responsible for providing spiritual care to patients and families under hospice care to insure desired end-of-life outcomes are realized by all affected people.
Provided emotional and spiritual support to the patient and family members.
Developed a spiritual plan of care to provide support to the patients and their families.
Collaborated with other members of the interdisciplinary team to best support the patients from holistic perspective and attend IDG meetings.
Addressed the spiritual and existential issues threatening the patient, caregiver and family illness.
Assisted the families' with funeral planning as well as conducting funerals.
Acted as a community liaison introducing hospice and the hospice philosophy to potential patients, families.
Master Of Divinity
Hospice Chaplain II Resume
Headline : To obtain a position that utilizes education in information systems, work history in education and to offer strong leadership and strong team building abilities.
Skills : Wedding Coordinator, Analytical Skills.
Provided spiritual counseling and support to patients and their families according to their desires and beliefs.
Performed the spiritual assessment for each patient.
Provided assistance in connecting people with clergy of their own faith group or other professionals.
Presented an open, sensitive, and non-judgmental presence accepting of different beliefs, cultures and values.
Presented assistance in making arrangements for or officiating at funeral or memorial services.
Cooperated with churched and non-churched families alike. Team member of the Interdisciplinary Team for each patient's plan of care.
Coordinated patient care via communication with patients, families and health care team members to insure compliance with the established therapeutic program.
Sr. Hospice Chaplain Resume
Summary : Position of social responsibility where leadership can benefit the organization and the community it serves, using strategies that focus on volunteerism, self-help and personal development.
Skills : Technical Skills, Organized.
Managed a case load, addressing the emotional and spiritual needs or patient, family, facility staff,and hospice staff.
Moraled and ethical compassed of the interdisciplinary team.
Created all of the bereavement resources that go out as followup letters.
Helped to ensure compliance by developing a bereavement spreadsheet that maintains dates for compliance to our procedures for each patient family.
Developed a Blessing of the Hands ritual for both facility and hospice staff.
Developed Memorial services, funeral, and rituals.
Provided a confidential space for them to share their concerns and personal matters.
Hospice Chaplain/Representative Resume
Summary : Record of public relations and public speaking. Talent for quickly mastering technology. Diplomatic and tactful with professionals and non-professionals at all levels.
Skills : Chemical Dependency, Problem Solving Skills.
Focused on the spiritual needs of patients, families, caregivers and staff, including volunteers.
Provided pastoral care interventions, including pastoral counseling.
Determined by spiritual assessment, the specific setting and sensitivity to a variety of values, beliefs and religious orientations.
Provided pastoral care, and skill in dealing with the spiritual dynamics of illness, loss and death.
Facilitated for a children, and adult bereavement program (Morning Star).
Provided grief care for families and bereavement to staff and the community.
Facilitated for the agency and community trainer in spiritual care and death and dying.
Hospice Chaplain/Executive Resume
Headline : Experienced chaplain seeking an opportunity to engage in pastoral and spiritual career ministry in a multi-cultural setting that provides opportunities for growth in counseling.
Skills : Community Relations, Technical Skills.
Specialized in medical care for terminally ill patients.
Provided inpatient and outpatient needs in Southwest Georgia area.
Provided emotional and spiritual support to hospice team members and 50 terminally ill patients and their families.
Documented all pertinent chaplain activity and audited patient's charts.
Planned and led annual memorial worship service for families of deceased patients.
Led Coping with Stress, Effective Communication, and Grief Education continuing education classes for staff.
Facilitated monthly grief support group meetings, developing bereavement plans of care for families of deceased patients.
Hospice Chaplain/Co-ordinator Resume
Summary : Motivated individual with a passion for working with diverse people and groups. Full-time pastoral ministry with a history of work in healthcare.
Skills : Grief Counseling, Advance Care Planning, Crisis Intervention.
Organized of benevolent ministries to communities with other leadership.
Organized and oversight of religious education and small groups Work with generational diversity.
Programmed for young and older adult participation.
Increased participation in small groups and Sunday School Oversight of newsletter Work with committees within structure of local parish.
Implemented based on demographic information.
Implemented new methods of ministry and pastoral care to those in community.
Provided spiritual hospitality through ministering touch, passive listening presence, coping skill guidance, and spiritual assistance to home.
Doctor Of Ministry
Lead Hospice Chaplain Resume
Summary : Professional in providing Pastoral Care in a variety of settings. Experience includes functioning as a chaplain in diverse hospital units.
Skills : Exceptional communication, Crisis intervention and counseling.
Served as a hospice chaplain and offering spiritual support during last moments of life.
Leadership in spiritual growth, support, and counseled to both patients and families.
Presented at time of death to support families in greatest time of grief.
Counseled services to families for 13 months and beyond patients death.
Counseled and support to hospice staff to help aid them in continuing their services to patients.
Grew knowledge in medical field, especially related to palliative care.
Helped aid in company growth by promoting our companies strengths.
Associate Hospice Chaplain Resume
Summary : Hospice chaplains work in hospitals, nursing homes, health care facilities and patient homes. Hospice Chaplain is a professional who works with the hospice team to provide spiritual support to patients and their families.
Skills : Microsoft Office, Critical Thinking.
Functioned as a member of the hospice team for each patient and for IDG and lead bereavement for such.
Conducted Initial Assessment, made visits, and offered support to patients of diverse spiritual, racial, cultural backgrounds.
Offered counsel, made death visits, initial bereavement assessment, and support of patient families.
Conducted funeral/memorial services for patients as requested.
Community outreached through Veteran's Appreciation Ceremonies for individuals and facilities.
Conducted Bereavement Services for facility staff.
Provided spiritual rituals, prayer, and Bible reading as desired by patients/family members.
Asst. Hospice Chaplain Resume
Objective : Seeking a position that utilizes experience in organizational administrative skills, medical clerking, drafting via Auto cad, teaching, training, writing, graphics, documentation.
Skills : Technical Skills, Analytical Skills.
Supported and counseling home visitations for patients and their families.
Documented of welfare and needs expressed by patient and families, funeral planning and documentation.
Counseled and team integrated development management.
Served patients and families in previously mentioned capacities and bible studies as requested.
Able to connect with patients and their families with adjusted positive outcomes.
Trained and experience with family issues.
Experienced of care for parent in Alzheimer and hospice stages.
Hospice Chaplain Resume
Summary : Leading a marketing team to increase referrals by achieving specific goals. Developing relationships with LTCF, Assisted Living, Home Health agencies.
Skills : Microsoft Office, Speaking, Spreadsheets.
Provided spiritual care for patients and their families.
Developed a specific plan of care for each patient. Educated patients and families on hospice care.
Facilitatedsigning of consent forms, out-of-hospital DNR, and other paperwork necessary for admission to hospice.
Participated in care-plan meetings for patients at LTCF.
Provided community outreach by volunteering at long-term-care facilities.
Provided spiritual care to patients and families by meeting with them on a weekly basis and developing treatment plans.
Led grief support groups in a school setting to children that have experienced loss in their lives.