Hospital Chaplain Resume Samples

A Hospital Chaplain provides spiritual guidance to medical patients and their family members and the facility’s staff members. While specific job tasks vary based on the spiritual needs of the hospital, certain tasks are common and are listed on the Hospital Chaplain Resume as – providing emotional and spiritual support to the family members, patients, and staff members; counseling patients and staff members; maintaining confidentiality regarding all consultations and counseling sessions; assisting in spiritual rituals, administering of last rites, praying for families, and acting as a community liaison between the medical facility and local religious organizations and churches.

The most sought-after skills for the post include the following – knowledge of different faiths to perform various religious rituals, lead prayers and answer spiritual questions; strong communication skills; compassionate listening skills, and the ability to converse with people coming from all walks of life. Hospital Chaplains are expected to have a master’s degree in spirituality, divinity, or an equivalent discipline.

 

Hospital Chaplain Resume example

Hospital Chaplain Resume

Objective : Writes speeches, interpretations, analyses, and policy documents for various authorities and audiences. Personally delivered or published: effective speeches in person and by radio and television, factual articles for newspapers and magazines, correspondence with high-echelon civilian and military officials, important policy formulations for projects and programs (Strong Bonds training events) which affect thousands of military personnel.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Crisis TextLine Volunteer, Typing, Cash Handling, Customer Service, Data Entry, Event Planning, Grant Writing, Powerpoint, Research, Training.

Description :

    1. Fulfilled a yearlong residency offering pastoral care at a level one trauma hospital, and its two adjacent hospitals.
    2. Responsibilities: Provide pastoral care to patients, their families, and the staff.
    3. Needs ranged from routine visits to crisis situations.
    4. Provide support and offered a safe place to express emotions and talk about traumatic life events triggered by their physical health and mental health concerns.
    5. Provide spiritual guidance.
    6. Assisted local clergy during the crisis and with the care of their congregants.
    7. Provided care to clergy in various hospital situations.
    8. Collaborate with fellow chaplains & hospital staff.
    9. Interacted within a peer group to increase growth in pastoral care skills.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
MA In Divinity


Hospital Chaplain Resume

Objective : A professional who has successfully conceived, developed, and implemented multiple programs aiding the less fortunate individuals in our community; with particular emphasis on client counseling and outreach, drug rehabilitation, and affordable housing. Extensive experience includes business development, new program development, program operations, public relations, volunteer coordination, recruitment, and management, fundraising, legislative and governmental liaison, staff development, and operations management.

Skills : Ministry, Small Groups, Teaching.

Description :

    1. Responsible for on-call chaplain services.
    2. To respond to all calls requesting the Chaplain.
    3. Served Trauma patients through ER, also served ICU CCU patients.
    4. Also made daily calls to patients requesting the Chaplain.
    5. Also delivered and explained the Advance Directives that patients requested.
    6. Initiation of ethics cases, including interviews, electronic entry, physician and chaplaincy staff notification.
    7. Provide pastoral care to the sick and end-of-life support to patients.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
Five Units Clinical Pastoral Educaion In Chaplaincy & Pastoral Care


Hospital Chaplain Resume

Objective : Highly motivated and knowledgeable Regional Coordinator and Pastor with 20+ years of experience in problem resolution, decision-making, and strategic thinking. Possess a customer-oriented management style with the ability to teach, train, and coach. Flexible, determined, responsible, and tolerant. Adaptable and always committed to excellence.

Skills : Life Coach, Organizational, Microsoft Office, Counseling, Addictions Counseling.

Description :

    1. Religious duties included prayer, meditation, and reading of holy texts.
    2. Provided supportive spiritual care through empathic listening and a demonstrated ability to understand and relate to persons in emotional distress.
    3. Led worship services in observance of holy days; provided blessings and sacraments.
    4. Oversaw memorial services, funerals, and baptisms; communicated with and counseled family members.
    5. Pastoral care and counseling included grief and loss care, risk screening to identify individuals with religious or spiritual conflicts, and crisis intervention.
    6. Provided spiritual care and support in a variety of healthcare settings, including but not limited to long-term care and assisted living, rehabilitation, mental health, addiction treatment, hospice, and palliative care facilities.
    7. Provided assistance with decision-making and communication regarding family affairs including spiritual issues related to organ/tissue donations.
    8. Provided referrals and linkages to internal and external community resources.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
Doctor Of Ministry In Christian Counseling

Hospital Chaplain Resume

Objective : Looking to find a management position where one can utilize the skills and training, have received over a number of years in both manufacturing and the military to help a company be successful and to be a valued team member.

Skills : Leadership, Training & Development.

Description :

    1. Performed Spiritual Assessments on all new patients.
    2. Developed and follow spiritual care plans for all patients and their families.
    3. Attended patient care team meetings and incorporate spiritual care into the overall plan of care for all patients as needed.
    4. Provided timely and appropriate religious and spiritual interventions for all patients including youth, adult, and geriatric patients.
    5. Planned and facilitated Spirituality classes for the patient population being mindful of the age range of participants and religious and spiritual diversity among patients.
    6. Coordinated overall spiritual care with fellow staff chaplains employed.
    7. Developed an active roster of all clergy and religious leaders available to the patient population.
    8. Implemented and lead worship services in hospital chapel utilizing a liturgical calendar.
    9. Offered timely pastoral counseling to patients and families in crisis or distress.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
Doctorate In Ministry

Hospital Chaplain Resume

Summary : Sixteen years of experience working in both faith-based and secular settings. Cultivate and maintain positive and productive relationships with all contacts through solid interpersonal and communication skills.

Skills : Public Speaking, Pastoral Care, Teaching.

Description :

    1. Provide spiritual care and pastoral counseling both personally (families) and professionally (patients, hospital volunteers) based on spiritual assessments and specific settings, with sensitivity to a variety of values, beliefs, and religious orientations.
    2. Impart pastoral care, which requires authentic demeanor, compassion, and skill in dealing with the spiritual dynamics of illness, loss, and death.
    3. Actively take part in collaboration with the interdisciplinary team to provide a plan of care for patients.
    4. Offer pastoral support through a variety of ministry forms and worship services in innovative and ecumenical ways.
    5. Providing religious and divine guidance to patients, residents, employees, and managers.
    6. Participate in groups and conferences to enhance the continuity of care to patients.
    7. Establish constructive working relationships with all members of the health team, volunteers, and area clergy.
    8. Maintain up-to-date records as part of a daily schedule.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Doctorate In Ministry

Hospital Chaplain Resume

Objective : A highly motivated and positive individual with educational and work experiences and dedication. Highly creative, recognized as a results-oriented and solution-focused individual.

Skills : Chaplaincy, Spanish, Support Groups, Music Enrichment Groups Using Piano And Guitar, Bereavement, Volunteer Services, Hospice Administrative, Consents, Advanced Directives, Ethical Decision Making.

Description :

    1. Conducted daily rounds to all departments, engaging in conversation and listening closely to understand the emotional, psychological, and spiritual condition of each patient.
    2. Assessed spiritual needs regarding anxiety, fear of death, fear of poor health, and a broad range of other issues and concerns.
    3. Provided appropriate intervention, documented each visit, and made necessary referrals.
    4. Administered rituals, such as communion, baptism, marriage, funerals, and burial of patients and staff.
    5. Provided emotional and psychological support to staff, patients, and family members of all faiths and cultures.
    6. Provided consultation for Bioethics, Palliative Care, and Organ Donor committees.
    7. Provided translation to assist the medical team with discussing critical issues about the end of life, life support, and the process of donating organs in accordance with faith and cultural norms.
    8. Collaborated with the interdisciplinary team to administer the healing ministry of Jesus Christ to the whole person: body, mind, heart, and spirit.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
CPE

Hospital Chaplain Resume

Summary : Provide care and/or education in a community or healthcare setting. Extensive experience working with diverse clients and communicating technical concepts and practices to non-technical audiences. Quickly and efficiently learn new systems and concepts.

Skills : Electrical, Customer Relations.

Description :

    1. Worked with oncology and the in-patient hospice program.
    2. Provided volunteer pastoral and spiritual services to patients, families, and medical staff through visitation, pastoral consultation, spiritual assessments and ecumenical support.
    3. Preached, and assisted with worship services.
    4. Efficiently recorded patient visits and interactions.
    5. Initiated and conducted over 2,000 patient and family visits, crisis interventions and counseling sessions.
    6. Prepared and presented 30 case reviews.
    7. Provided pastoral care to the patients, family members, and staff.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Psychology

Hospital Chaplain Resume

Objective : Work that utilizes experience and skill in pastoral ministry, small group facilitation, and person-to-person ministry. Most successful when the role, performing enables employees to reach their potential, develop and grow.

Skills : Management, Leadership Development.

Description :

    1. Plan ecumenical worship in the chapel.
    2. Offered spiritual care to all patients, patient's families, and staff in numerous situations regardless of faith tradition.
    3. Participated in planning grief workshops, and bereavement support.
    4. Co-prepared monthly on-call chaplain schedule.
    5. Other Job Experience available upon request.
    6. Offered pastoral ministry and spiritual guidance to patients, family members, and caregivers within the hospital setting.
    7. Worked in an interfaith environment using a non-denominational style of counseling with patients undergoing surgical procedures, facing end-of-life issues, or involved in traumatic accidents.
    8. Offered spiritual comfort and support to patients' families.
    9. Also provided spiritual support to fellow staff members and care providers and worked well within a team environment.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
CPE

Hospital Chaplain Resume

Headline : Seeking to bring skills as an ordained minister of ten years, Chaplain, and a lifelong Lutheran to the related calling of this position.

Skills : Ministry, Administration, Counseling, Grief Support.

Description :

    1. Crisis intervention for patients and families facing terminal illness and death.
    2. On-site visits with patients and families to provide comfort and assistance.
    3. Integration of historical, cultural, and psychological understanding into holistic care.
    4. Participation in regular team meetings.
    5. Provided grief counseling with hospital staff members.
    6. Provided spiritual care and compassionate listening to patients, families, and staff.
    7. Covered units: ICU, Transplant, Medical Surgery.
    8. Helped arrange teleconferences for continuing education for chaplains.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
MA In Divinity

Hospital Chaplain Resume

Headline : Served in key leadership roles, working in human services all career. Motivated self-starter with a proven ability to meet and exceed clientele demands in rapid, competitive, and ever-changing environments with a proactive approach.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Teaching.

Description :

    1. Providing compassionate counseling and assistance to families and individuals affected by health-related issues.
    2. Spiritual counseling, spiritual ritual, spiritual practices, and ministry to a 320-bed hospital.
    3. Counseling & pastoral services to patients & staff.
    4. Worked with pastors & other religious leaders in the community.
    5. Provided counseling, comfort, and spiritual support to culturally diverse patients and families, and assisted with coordinating volunteers.
    6. Assisted families and patients admitted burning unit.
    7. Worked the overnight shift to provide comfort for families and patients.
    8. Assisted families and patients throughout the hospital with Spiritual needs.
    Years of Experience
    Experience
    5-7 Years
    Experience Level
    Level
    Executive
    Education
    Education
    Master Of Divinity In Theology