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Chaplains work in healthcare facilities and are responsible for providing spiritual guidance to hospital patients and their families. Essential work responsibilities listed on a Chaplain resume are completing religious duties, administering the last rites, counseling patients and caregivers, and managing the hospital chapel. The most sought-after skills in a Chaplain are excellent communication and interpersonal skills, ethical behavior, confidentiality, and the ability to interact with emotionally distraught people. Eligible example resumes showcase counseling or theology training.

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Chaplain Resident

Following conclusion of four CPE Chaplain Residency units, stayed on with Sacred Heart in a dual role contributing to the daily operation of the facility's food service unit while managing the weekend operation of the center's guest house serving families of hospital patients.

  • Conducted the hospital's first-ever adoption ceremony, developing a meaningful celebration for the families involved that was well received by the entire hospital and local community.
  • Recognized for outstanding service as a Chaplain Resident with Sacred Heart's "Going the Extra Mile Service Award."
  • Performed several weddings and funerals for hospital staff.
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Religious Studies
MA
Master of Arts
2

Chaplain Resident

[company name] 471-bed acute care hospital and Level II Trauma Center in Pine Bluff, Arkansas. Assured spiritual assessment of patients and families/caregivers/staff/employees in emergency, intensive care, and cardiac intensive care, critical decisions unit, heart ward, orthopedics, hospice, and general patient care units within hospital

  • Visited and counseled with 20-30 patients, families, and staff in daily floor rotation. Familiarity with over five cases per week concerning death and dying. Provided direct spiritual care to patients, families, and hospital staff
  • Provide worship experiences for patients, employees, and medical staff at patient's bedside or wherever needed
  • Worked as the families liaison between the doctors and nursing staff. Kept the family abreast of their loved ones status, as well as, delivered the news of their loved one who died. Counseled and comforted, and assisted the family with any arrangements necessary. Provided needed numbers and personnel to help them through the process of the death
  • Charted record of spiritual care services via AllScripts software. Presented weekly and quarterly briefings to department director, and CPE Supervisor. Worked within interdisciplinary team of three colleagues
  • Accrued more than 1200 hours of clinical hours
  • On-call availability 24 hours a day, seven days a week
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
10
months
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
HS
High School Diploma
HS
High School Diploma
3

Unit 1 CPE Chaplain

  • Resolved crises and emotional issues through empathy, support, prayer and scripture.
  • Identify and address addiction issues and character growth topics
  • Counseled and provided care to patients with life-threatening illnesses helping families to respond effectively to the approaching death of a loved one; Facilitated the post-death bereavement process for families, including referrals to a variety of educational and support groups, individual counseling, and crisis response resources.
  • Visited patients/families to provide pastoral care as determined by spiritual assessment and the interdisciplinary team in plan of care.
  • Attend interdisciplinary team meetings to provide spiritual input to the plan of care and to interpret
  • Provided bereavement services, facilitated staff and patient prayer and meditation services
Candidate Info
43
years in
workforce
5
months
at this job
AA
Psychology
AS
Philosophy
BA
Religious Studies
4

Chaplain

Managed spiritual care needs on a 118-acre campus with 357 acute care beds and 141-bed CLC unit.

  • Earned 5 units of CPE while serving the Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Clinic.
  • Positively influence 40-bed Domiciliary Residences for homeless veterans.
  • Implement spiritual care for 4,000 health care professionals.
  • Structure religious services for 130,000 Veterans in southeast Texas.
  • Provide Spiritual care to staff and Veterans on Hospice/Palliative Unit.
  • Teach Finding Meaning Classes in Trauma Recovery Unit.
Candidate Info
38
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
BS
Theology
MA
Theology / Ministry
5

Chaplain

  • Performed inter-faith services on two psychiatric wards, and also ministered on the psychiatric wards on an individual basis whenever called upon.
  • Visited those with cancer, the terminally ill and those suffering with AIDS and served their families.
  • Ministered to the staff and prayed with them when requested.
  • Visited family members who just experienced a death and was able to be of comfort to them.
  • Documented visits with patients in their charts.
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
9
years
at this job
BS
Human Development
MA
Divinity
Clinical Pastoral Education
6

Chaplain

Advise the commander on matters pertaining to the religions, moral, ethical, and morale climate of the command.

  • Lead administrative role as an officer and perform strategic planning for commander.
  • Brief military families on local resources before and after deployment.
  • Provide pastoral care and counseling support to soldiers and their families.
  • Recognize and address the emotional and spiritual needs of soldiers.
  • Supervises Chaplain Assistant/Team NCO. Conduct chapel services. Prepare bulletins.
  • Conduct briefings on Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and Suicide Prevention.
  • Assist in preventing Battle Fatigue and Misconduct Stress Disorders through Spiritual Fitness
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BA
Political Science
Leadership Course
Mdiv
7

Chaplain Assistant

Provides support for the Chaplain during missions and everyday activities. Assists with planning religious supports operations and deployments.

  • Maintain reports, files and executed administrative duties.
  • Establish security measures for Chaplain when out in the field.
  • Apply knowledge of crisis intervention and stress management to support Chaplain's emergency ministrations.
  • Provide spiritual and emotional guidance to fellow soldiers and their dependent in their time of strain in the absence of the Chaplain.
Candidate Info
19
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
MA
Master of Arts
8

Chaplain, Residence

  • Counseled patients, families, and staffs on various units such as Transplant, Same Day Surgery, Emergency Room, and Medical Surgical Units
  • Provided religious and spiritual guidance to patients, families and hospital staff in accordance with hospital policy
  • Collaborated with unit's staff to ensure patients' needs were addressed
  • Provided emotional support to patients, families and hospital staff
  • Served diverse population without regards to race, gender, religious or cultural background
  • Prepared documents using Electronic Documentation-Cerner
  • Served with a smile and the love of God in my heart for clients
  • Utilized critical thinking skills
  • Responded to emergency calls by serving on Served on system-wide on call
Candidate Info
24
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Biblical Studies
MA
Master of Arts
9

Chaplain Assistant

  • Operates and maintains audiovisual equipment.
  • Supervise office activities.
  • Prepares correspondence and communications.
  • Maintain classified information and records.
  • Coordinate and prepare facility for programs and ceremonies.
  • Purchased supplies and governed office equipment valued up to $200,000.00
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
10

Chaplain Internship

  • Provided spiritual and emotional care with general patients, perinatal loss patients and in women's services
  • Responded to medical emergencies
  • Lead interfaith chapel services
Candidate Info
4
months in
workforce
4
months
at this job
BA
Bachelor of Arts
MA
Divinity

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