Top Chaplain Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for a Chaplain. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Chaplain resumes they appeared on. For example, 10.3% of Chaplain resumes contained Pastoral Care as a skill. Let's find out what skills a Chaplain actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

The six most common skills found on Chaplain resumes in 2020. Read below to see the full list.

1. Pastoral Care

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Here's how Pastoral Care is used in Chaplain jobs:
  • Implemented and provided tools for assessing and identifying spiritual resources of patients as well as monitoring and documenting pastoral care provided.
  • Visited patients/families to provide pastoral care as determined by spiritual assessment and the interdisciplinary team plan of care.
  • Self-motivated administrative professional chaplain with extensive experience in the pastoral care and social service industry.
  • Provided Pastoral care and spiritual guidance to Fire Fighter/Paramedics, Officers and administrative staff.
  • Provided pastoral care to students, and implemented community service opportunities for student participants.
  • Implemented Community Ministry Volunteerism, Food Drives and Pastoral Care education in the community.
  • Provided exemplary pastoral care, particularly in crisis situations and high operational tempo.
  • Provided pastoral care for wounded warriors returning from stateside and overseas locations.
  • Conducted assessments and evaluations for persons seeking pastoral care and counseling.
  • Assess family dynamics and provide pastoral care revolving around family systems.
  • Participated in an interdisciplinary approach to pastoral care and patient health.
  • Provided Evening/ Weekend Pastoral Care, specifically in Crisis Situations.
  • Provided end-of-life pastoral care to residents and family members.
  • Collaborated with administration to provide pastoral care to residents.
  • Provide interfaith pastoral care to patients/families/staff on referral.
  • Coordinated volunteer pastoral care and sacramental ministry.
  • Facilitate religious observances, pastoral care, and provide advice to leadership on spiritual, ethical, moral and morale issues.
  • Receive and process monthly reports for Pastoral Care as well as supervise travel and fiscal management for the Religious Ministry Team.
  • Served as a trainer with the chief of the Department of Ministry and Pastoral Care at the Wounded Warrior Transition Battalion.
  • Provide pastoral care, including sacramental and ministerial acts, to congregational members, families, and friends off campus visitation.

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2. Spiritual Needs

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Here's how Spiritual Needs is used in Chaplain jobs:
  • Facilitate the development of the individualized plan of care by participating in the comprehensive assessment to meet identified spiritual needs.
  • Performed comprehensive initial spiritual assessments and ongoing reassessments of patient/family spiritual needs and resources.
  • Conduct emotional/spiritual assessment on patients in order to provide support for their emotional/spiritual needs.
  • Perform spiritual assessments of patients/families; obtain religious/spiritual background, evaluate current spiritual needs.
  • Utilized spiritual history and spiritual assessment tools to address spiritual needs.
  • Perform emotional/spiritual assessments of patients and families spiritual needs.
  • Provide education for staff on spiritual needs/spiritual interventions.
  • Partner with health care providers and treatment teams in recognizing and addressing the emotional and spiritual needs of patients and families.
  • Served the spiritual needs of ethnically diverse population (116 residents) with varying cognitive, physical, and emotional capabilities.
  • Ministered and attended to the spiritual needs of the students on my floor with regards to questions concerning the Christian faith
  • Visit with patients for one week a month on a daily basis, talking with and meeting spiritual needs.
  • Performed yearly spiritual needs assessment to assure base leadership that all faith groups were supported and spiritual needs met.
  • Prepared and delivered worship and other services that meet the spiritual needs of patients, families, and staff.
  • Worked interactions to support the patient's and caregiver's expression of spiritual needs and strengths and cultural practices.
  • Worked effectively with a wide range of patients with varying physical, emotional, cultural and religious/spiritual needs.
  • Provide individual and crisis counseling to victims relevant to their spiritual needs, bereavement, personal problems.
  • Developed a faith contact list for reaching clergy of various faiths for patients with special spiritual needs.
  • Serve patients, families, caregivers, staff, and volunteers in the area of spiritual needs.
  • Served the spiritual needs of the ancillary departments by providing devotional talks and individual counseling as needed.
  • Designed and implemented programs that address diverse religious, cultural and spiritual needs of patients and staff.

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3. Chaplains

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Here's how Chaplains is used in Chaplain jobs:
  • Developed and implemented an educational training program for pastors and qualified individuals to be volunteer chaplains.
  • Valued experience in administrative functions, assisting senior chaplains/pastors in the execution of their ministerial duties.
  • Work collaboratively in a team environment and attend weekly meetings with other Resident Chaplains.
  • Facilitated orientation of entering medical students to the role and responsibilities of hospital chaplains.
  • Trained 9 Chaplains pastoral care during joint and multinational naval humanitarian aid exercise.
  • Documented direct services and ongoing communication with community chaplains and spiritual counselors.
  • Supervised nine Chaplains which worked exclusively with ecumenical religious groups.
  • Perform general secretarial and administrative functions for supervisor and Chaplains.
  • Provided memorial and liturgical services for facilities without chaplains.
  • Participated in weekly didactic sessions with other Nashville chaplains.
  • Supervised five Chaplains and six enlisted personnel throughout Afghanistan.
  • Supervised chaplain assistants and chaplains in ministry operations.
  • Helped arrange teleconferences for continuing education for chaplains.
  • Supervised numerous Chaplains and Candidates after deployment.
  • Trained and supervised Chaplains and Volunteer Coordinators.
  • Mentored and supervised chaplains of subordinate units.
  • Trained chaplains in providing end-of-life decision making.
  • Developed policies and procedures for volunteer chaplains.
  • Lead team as Certified Community Chaplains
  • Make sure the department stayed in compliance with all documentation, supervised chaplains and make sure all have similar case loads.

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4. Hospice

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Here's how Hospice is used in Chaplain jobs:
  • Completed and provided ongoing spiritual care assessments on each assigned hospice patients and assess the patient/family/caregiver's spiritual care needs.
  • Manage the provision of bereavement services in accordance with hospice policies and Federal Hospice and State Hospice regulatory requirements.
  • Facilitated community education in regard to hospice and HCSC to a variety of civic organizations and religious groups.
  • Assisted managing the referrals and admissions generated through assigned hospitals and territories by representing Hospice with professionalism.
  • Participated in health fairs and marketing initiatives to educate various organizations and institutions about hospice care.
  • Provide informative hospice information to clients and family members concerning the Hospice Benefit.
  • Reached out into the community by providing informational programs promoting the hospice philosophy.
  • Offered full-time chaplain service/visitation to hospice patients in-home and in residential nursing facilities.
  • Provided a holistic interdisciplinary service to patients/family members referred to hospice care.
  • Educate community through local church presentations regarding hospice services and procedures.
  • Educated community on spirituality and how it relates to the hospice philosophy
  • Attend interdisciplinary meetings and grief, palliative and hospice-care centered meetings.
  • Attend and participate in weekly interdisciplinary meeting of Hospice Team.
  • Serve as Specialized Minister in the capacity of Hospital/Hospice Chaplain.
  • Provided spiritual support visits to home- and facility-based hospice patients.
  • Provided Medical, Emotional, and Spiritual Hospice assistance/support.
  • Perform information sessions with families regarding hospice services.
  • Managed bereavement services as dictated by hospice policy.
  • Educate the hospice interdisciplinary team for professional development.
  • Created hospice 101 presentation for community outreach education.

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5. Anticipatory Grief

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Here's how Anticipatory Grief is used in Chaplain jobs:
  • Provide education regarding signs and symptoms associated with disease progression and anticipatory grief.
  • Provide anticipatory grief and bereavement counseling.
  • Developed methods to help parents deal with anticipatory grief and grief after their child's death
  • Offer grief support (anticipatory grief) and help navigate end of life issues.
  • Established and enhanced relationships to meet emotional needs of the patient and their families for anticipatory grief.

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6. Patient Care

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Here's how Patient Care is used in Chaplain jobs:
  • Contributed to inter-disciplinary patient care-planning.
  • Attended patient care conference and interdisciplinary team/group meetings as a member of the interdisciplinary team/group.
  • Participated actively in patient care planning including documenting all pertinent interventions in patient care records.
  • Conduct spiritual assessments in patient care and appropriately document these in the electronic medical record.
  • Develop and implement computerized patient care plans and participate in interdisciplinary meetings and care conferences.
  • Developed a library of spiritual resources and meditative materials for patient care.
  • Document patient care and related information according to State and Federal regulations.
  • Coordinated patient care with medical team and emergency department.
  • Collaborated with interdisciplinary team to optimize patient care.
  • Participated in weekly interdisciplinary patient care rounds.
  • Participated in multidisciplinary patient care conferences.
  • Utilized the EPIC charting system for documentation of patient interactions, participated in huddles and seminars addressing issues related to patient care
  • Navigated and utilized UNC Health Care's Electronic Hospital charting system by documenting client interactions to support continuity of patient care.
  • Coordinated monthly and annual memorial programs for staff, patient caregivers, family members, friend(s) and associates.
  • Reported changes in the patients' condition and needs to the RN Case Manager and Director of Patient Care Services.
  • Encouraged a team approach to patient care in direct consult with the RN Case Manager and the Social Worker.
  • Developed partner programs with Social Work, Child Life and Child Psychology departments to enhance patient care.
  • Attend rounds with unit team members to assess and implement patient care, including consults and recommendations.
  • Participated in weekly staff conferences to consider patient care needs, ethical issues and other concerns.
  • Interacted daily with staff and interdisciplinary team members regarding spiritual care aspects of patient care.

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7. Worship Services

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Here's how Worship Services is used in Chaplain jobs:
  • Coordinated, planned and provided field worship services and religious studies for Individual Ready Reserve Marines mobilized for Operation Desert Shield/Desert Storm
  • Conduct and lead community worship services, sacramental observations and religious group educational programs for detainees assigned to the facility.
  • Planned, coordinated and actively participated in providing interfaith worship services and support group meetings.
  • Officiated interdenominational worship services in Vanderbilt Children's Hospital chapel and in Vanderbilt University Hospital chapel
  • Planned and officiated interdenominational worship services at both hospitals and the mental health units.
  • Prepared and delivered weekly spiritually motivating messages for early morning protestant worship services.
  • Designed and delivered weekly worship services; organized campus-wide worship services.
  • Planned, organized and preached worship services in an ecumenical environment.
  • Led weekly worship services for adult mentally and physically challenged residents.
  • Provided monthly worship services which included soldiers from many denominations.
  • Participate in interdisciplinary team conferences, and conduct worship services.
  • Provided Evening/Weekend Pastoral Care and Led Ecumenical Sunday Worship Services.
  • Complete participation in rotating worship services and hospital rounding.
  • Lead weekly nondenominational worship services televised throughout the center.
  • Organized worship services in innovative and ecumenical ways.
  • Facilitated ecumenical worship services and memorial services.
  • Facilitated four ecumenical worship services per week.
  • Led Sunday protestant nondenominational worship services.
  • Facilitated and participated in worship services.
  • Conducted and supervised worship services.

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8. Death Notifications

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Here's how Death Notifications is used in Chaplain jobs:
  • Provided death notifications and family services while coordinating with local service providers.
  • Conducted funerals, death notifications, and military ceremonies.
  • Provided death notifications and grief counseling.
  • Serve police departments, providing assistance with officer counseling, death notifications, attempted suicides and other crisis situations.
  • Responded to call outs which normally included death notifications and support for the victim's family members.
  • Assist families with death notifications, Advanced Directives, palliative care and bereavement.
  • Assist officers with making serious injury or death notifications.
  • Assisted with death notifications to family members.
  • Served on four death notifications.
  • Mock death notifications Reassuring presence Support for deputies Supply a comprehensive response in crisis

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9. Prayer

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Here's how Prayer is used in Chaplain jobs:
  • Visited patients/families identified as appropriate for pastoral services and provided direct spiritual counseling, prayer, and ministry as appropriate.
  • Coordinated Regional prayer teams and created and implemented strategic plans and initiatives to accomplish measurable ministry goals.
  • Provided bereavement services, facilitated staff and patient prayer and meditation services
  • Ministered to the correctional facility staff through prayer and encouragement.
  • Organized monthly brotherhood chapter churches- Led in religious prayers during meetings
  • Conduct graveside services, officiate/prayer at official unit functions.
  • Hosted monthly prayer breakfast for locals around community on Saturday
  • Developed an annual community-wide law enforcement prayer breakfast.
  • Coordinated community wide National Prayer Luncheons.
  • Type of care typically provided: crisis support, counseling, bereavement care, prayer, scripture, and the sacraments.
  • Developed trusting relationships through services such as prayer support, hospital visitations, performance of marriage ceremonies, and officiating funerals.
  • Volunteer chaplain at a large community hospital, providing prayer and spiritual support to individuals and families facing critical health challenges.
  • Provided patients with grief support, supportive listening, exploring meaning in illness/loss, emotional expression, prayer and guided imagery.
  • Led weekly prayer groups and preached in weekly Sunday services for patients, families, and staff of Vanderbilt Medical Center.
  • Opened morning staff meetings with a devotion and prayer period for the purposes of centering, meditation, and reflection.
  • Provided prayers, scripture readings, communion, anointing with oil, and inspirational readings to patients and their family.
  • Respond to codes, provide spiritual support to all faiths with prayer, and facilitate religious rituals for all faiths.
  • Planned and organized events such as National Day of Prayer, Relay for Life, PLUS food sales, etc.
  • Created, developed, and provided devotional materials, personal prayers and liturgies, and services of blessing and release.
  • Preside over Ecumenical Prayer and Communion Services for patients with serious mental illnesses and staff and conduct individual patient visits;

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10. Bible

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Here's how Bible is used in Chaplain jobs:
  • Facilitated chapter members through bible study meetings in order to experience stronger relationships with Christ
  • Conducted Bible Study and national observances of religious and non-religious holidays.
  • Facilitate Bible study and administration of Communion.
  • Referred hundreds of media interests to local churches for follow-up with Bible studies, pastoral visits, church addresses, etc.
  • Facilitate the following groups: Spirituality Group, Meditation, Exploring Guilt and Shame, Grief and Loss and Bible Study.
  • Started a Men's Ministry that meets second Saturday of the month* Teach Community Bible Institute classes on Mondays & Saturdays.
  • Mentored and provided spiritual support to sorority members - Presented lessons on Delta Zeta values - Planned and lead weekly bible study
  • Conduct weekly Bible studies, Chapel service, other spiritually based activities such as games and Faith TV showings, Meditations.
  • Worked with local military ministry to families in developing Bible Studies and care groups for support during deployment to Desert Storm.
  • Lead truck stop Bible Studies and minister to the spiritual needs of truck drivers through the on call prayer line.
  • Served on the Leadership board as well as planning and implementing bible studies and group discussions on a weekly basis.
  • Planned and set up a weekly devotional, Prayed at chapter meetings/circle-ups, helped set up Bible studies to whoever desires
  • Offered pastoral support to players throughout the season with phone calls, visits, encouraging emails and attending bible study.
  • Oversee and facilitate weekly and on-call Chaplain duties, which consist of Preaching, Bible Teaching, and Evangelism.
  • Initiated a bible study and consolation group for men dying with aids and those HIV positive, as well.
  • Presented a participatory singing and Bible program to five facilities per month for the purposes of ministry and marketing.
  • Make sure the Spiritual needs for the Sub Acute Unit for the Sunday church service and Wednesday Bible Readings.
  • Train and supervise Bible College and Seminary Students in ministering to Geriatrics, Dementia, and Alzheimer residents/patients.
  • Provided 4 retreats, Tea for the Soul, weekly Bible Studies, spirituality and Financial Stewardship classes.
  • Assist with phone calls, serve as a liaison between physicians and families and teach Sunday Bible Study.

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11. Memorial Services

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Here's how Memorial Services is used in Chaplain jobs:
  • Assisted with memorial services and activities relating to spiritual and religious issues of patient, caregiver and interdisciplinary team.
  • Officiate over funeral services, memorial services and any other pastoral related responsibility as needed.
  • Conduct Memorial services for expired residents regularly, Inter-Faith speakers for the general population.
  • Aided organizing bereavement preparations, coordinated funeral arrangements, and personally conducted memorial services.
  • Participate in quality improvement processes and assist with annual agency and community memorial services.
  • Conducted funerals and memorial services, including assisting families in coordinating funeral arraignments.
  • Ministered through pastoral counseling, visitation, memorial services and spiritual assessments.
  • Requested as spiritual leader for two funeral/memorial services following patient deaths.
  • Conducted bi-annual memorial services for the hospital and local community.
  • Coordinated and facilitated memorial services and performed funerals as requested.
  • Facilitated monthly memorial services for residents of area nursing homes.
  • Organized and conducted interfaith Religious services and memorial services.
  • Conduct memorial services and officiate funeral services upon request.
  • Organized, planned and conducted semi-annual memorial services.
  • Coordinate and implement religious services and memorial services.
  • Participated in QAPI meetings * Performed memorial services
  • Facilitate funeral and memorial services on request.
  • Facilitate liturgical services and memorial services.
  • Complete mailings and facilitate memorial services.
  • Participated in quarterly memorial services.

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12. On-Call

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Here's how On-Call is used in Chaplain jobs:
  • Continue to provide coverage for entire hospital through participating in carrying on-call pager and serving in extended overnight in-house coverage.
  • Participated in on-call rotation covering all hospital units and hospitals including WVUH Children's Hospital
  • Formulated an on-call chaplain volunteer program to assist hospital when understaffed.
  • Provide faith based counseling to in-patients on an emergency on-call basis
  • Participated in evening and weekend on-call coverage rotation.
  • Participated with on-call rotation for after hour emergencies.
  • Provided pastoral services as an overnight on-call chaplain
  • Provided evening and overnight on-call coverage.
  • Rotated on-call for emergency pastoral care.
  • Participate in on-call coverage rotation.
  • Participate in evening/weekend on-call rotation.
  • Participate in weekend on-call rotation.
  • Served as on-call chaplain for the entire hospital* Provided pastoral care for patients, their loved ones and the hospital staff.
  • Blue Lake Township Fire Department consists of 12 paid on-call firefighters and is responsible for 48 square miles of area.
  • Participated in the 24 hour on-call rotation providing spiritual care to the National Rehabilitation hospital and the Washington Hospital Center.
  • Reach out to retirement homes, skilled nursing facilities, mental health practitioners as on-call chaplain for patients/families requests.
  • Present for deaths on all units of the hospital when working the on-call shift and calls for spiritual support.
  • Provided on-call ministry for the inpatient and outpatient services at St. Rita's Hospital, Lima, Ohio.
  • Provided rapid response to on-call situations, thereby, cementing trust and respect from staff and patients.
  • Provide On-Call services as required in order to assist in the training requirements for interns and residents.

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13. Trauma

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Here's how Trauma is used in Chaplain jobs:
  • Provided sensitive communication in the subject areas such as medical trauma, death notification, and communications with bereaved families
  • Provide Crisis and Trauma Interventions especially in the emergency room- Provide Pastoral Care by assessing Spiritual Pain
  • Mentored Residents in trauma cases Counseled professional medical staff Supported family and patients in crisis
  • Developed simulated case training for interns in conjunction with hospital trauma simulation center.
  • Responded independently to over-night trauma pages and hospital codes.
  • Specialized in pediatric general medicine, oncology and trauma.
  • Supported and provided hospitality to families during traumatic events.
  • Responded to incoming trauma patients offering pastoral care.
  • Coordinate traumatic event management with military families.
  • Implemented spiritual healing program for traumatized children.
  • Provide emotional and spiritual support to patients undergoing surgical procedures, facing end of life issues or involved in traumatic accidents.
  • Worked with Chaplain Team to provide spiritual care to individuals and families experiencing trauma, illness, surgery, and death.
  • Enhanced the patient care experience of the Emergency Trauma Center by allowing a dignified space for families to grieve unexpected death.
  • Assess patient and family spiritual needs and assist them in using their faith in dealing with illness, trauma and stress.
  • Respond to trauma and crisis situations to provide spiritual care to critically ill and dying patients Assist in end-of-life decision making.
  • Trained in Post Traumatic Stress Disorder debriefing and Critical Incident Stress Management through Department of the Navy and US Marine Corps.
  • Train Clinical Pastoral Education Residents/Inters (for ministering to Geriatrics, Dementia, Traumatic Brain Injury and Alzheimer residents/patients).
  • Provided on-call coverage which included coverage for the entire hospital in situations such as traumas, crises, and deaths.
  • Provided crisis, trauma, marriage and other forms of counseling to the soldiers and families of the 77th STB.
  • Volunteered in the ER and Trauma Units, offering pastoral care and counseling services to patients and their families.

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14. Counsel

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Here's how Counsel is used in Chaplain jobs:
  • Provided Pastoral Counseling, thereby affording opportunities for the imprisoned and others impacted by corrections to dialogue openly about their concerns.
  • Provided services to beneficiaries in three different areas of support--educational psychology, pastoral counseling, and clinical psychology.
  • Counseled and advised on spiritual matters, personal, and institutional problems and organized and conducts religious education classes.
  • Provided pastoral counseling via regular scheduled office hours and visitation to closed units and isolated inmates in their unit.
  • Provided chaplain support to corporations including spiritual guidance and counseling through proactive and personalized employee care services.
  • Build positive family environments through counseling designed to correct family dissension and turmoil.
  • Provided full pastoral ministry, visitation and counseling to inmates and incarcerated patients.
  • Responded to emergency call in Baylor community hospitals, providing grief support and counseling
  • Provided one-on-one spiritual care and counseling to female inmates; maintained strict confidentiality.
  • Coordinated volunteer services for inmates, religious rituals, ceremonies; individual counseling
  • Provided religious services and counseling support to military personnel and their dependents.
  • Administered spiritual assessments to patients and families providing counseling as needed.
  • Facilitate bereavement groups and provide grief counseling as a community service.
  • Supported general Kaiser volunteers with spiritual care and counseling as requested.
  • Celebrated Mass for them and provided spiritual counseling and reconciliation.
  • Provide grief and bereavement counseling and crisis counseling when necessary.
  • Increased counseling presence of chaplain ministry at extended care facility.
  • Developed Early Morning counseling for early morning surgery patients.
  • Provided group and individual counseling in geriatric spirituality.
  • Conducted specialized peer counseling for combat stress causalities.

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15. Spiritual Growth

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Here's how Spiritual Growth is used in Chaplain jobs:
  • Coordinated spiritual life activities * Encouraged fellow residence in seeking spiritual growth * Provided peer counseling to residents
  • Attend monthly meetings to discuss future events and facilitate a discussion involving our assigned book readings to promote spiritual growth.
  • Foster inner spiritual growth, enabling the patients and family members to find within themselves strength, integrity and peace.
  • Assisted the Commander in ensuring free exercise of religion for Garrison personnel through solid worship and spiritual growth programs.
  • Established new initiates in their spiritual growth Gave spiritual direction and advice to members of the executive board
  • Remain available after Chapel for questions, suggestions for materials to provide additional study and spiritual growth.
  • Served as spiritual support and/or emotional resource to paid staff and volunteers assisting in their spiritual growth.
  • Designed, organized, and lead retreats encouraging contemplation, discernment, and spiritual growth.
  • Contributed to the groups spiritual growth by preparing and presenting Bible studies
  • Created programs to enhance spiritual growth of staff and members.
  • Provided spiritual guidance, encouraged moral responsibilities to parishioners and provided a positive climate for spiritual growth to diverse population
  • Assisted in spiritual growth of members Provided daily encouragement
  • Hosted weekly Bible studies Conducted one-on-one counseling sessions when necessary Facilitated spiritual growth of hall residents throughout the school year
  • Position 12 hrs/week) Spiritual Counseling, 12 Step Mentoring, Encourage and Support Spiritual Growth in Recovery Process

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16. Ethics

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Here's how Ethics is used in Chaplain jobs:
  • Served as chaplaincy representative on Ethics Review Board by overseeing and monitoring hospital research.
  • Offered requisite ethics training seminar to agency-wide social-workers which received excellent reviews.
  • Participated actively in interdisciplinary rounds, ethics, palliative and oncology consults.
  • Facilitate conversations with staff regarding ethics and/or moral distress.
  • Lead classes and seminars for law enforcement personnel in areas such as stress management, ethics, family life and depression.
  • Advise federal bureau executive staff and employees on issues of religion, morale, and ethics, within the correctional environment.
  • Trained over 6K Soldiers in Suicide Prevention, Financial Peace University, Battle Fatigue, Morale, Ethics and Relationship seminars.
  • Teach, train, and lead Officers and Soldiers in matters related to religion, ethics, morals, and morale.
  • Provide care and advice on difficult and complex issues in accordance with principles and practices of clinical and moral ethics.
  • Provided ethics and moral decision making training as well as providing advice on ethics and morality to commanders and staff.
  • Prepared for and provided relevant and thoughtful information at Interdisciplinary team meetings as well as served on the ethics committee.
  • Minister to patients in Palliative Care and Work closely with Palliative Care Manager and serve on ethics committee when needed.
  • Give presentations on various topics as they relate to morale, ethics, religion, spirituality, and suicide awareness.
  • Advise the commander on all matters pertaining to religion, morals, ethics, and morale as affected by religion.
  • Served on The Ethics Committee, The Institutional Review Board, The Spiritual Committee, and Senior Friends Advisory Council.
  • Advised the commander/staff on matters pertaining to religion, ethics, morale, family issues, and moral leadership.
  • Advised the commander and staff on matters pertaining to religion, ethics, morals, morale and spiritual fitness.
  • Organized a volunteer program for spiritual care as well as assisted in beginning an ethics committee at the facility.
  • Contributed to varied multidisciplinary boards, including Ethics Committee, role of Safety Officer, and JCAHO Review Committee.
  • Serve the Commander as primary adviser on all aspects of religion, morals, morale, and ethics.

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17. Emotional Support

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Here's how Emotional Support is used in Chaplain jobs:
  • Provided bereavement and funeral services for family members of former residents, as well as ongoing emotional support
  • Provide spiritual and emotional support to patients and families in often highly critical and emotional situations.
  • Provide spiritual/emotional support to patients and families that respect their cultural, religious and spiritual traditions.
  • Provided spiritual/emotional support to the terminally-ill and their loved ones.
  • Provided spiritual and emotional supports to Spanish Bereavement group.
  • Provide emotional support and spiritual encouragement to patients.
  • Provide spiritual and emotional support.
  • Provided pastoral care, and emotional support to both patients and family members in clinical settings as well as home care.
  • Provided spiritual and emotional support to patients, their families and the hospital staff in the whole hospital as on-call Chaplain.
  • Provide patient, family and staff spiritual and emotional support services -Function in on-call capacity for crisis intervention twice a month
  • Provide on call spiritual and emotional support and care, as well as conduct joint admissions with hospice RN's.
  • Provide spiritual, social, and emotional support to patients/families, staff at homes, hospitals, and inpatient facilities.
  • General Hospital in Lexington, Kentucky USA Provided general pastoral care and emotional support to hospital patients and their families.
  • Provide crisis intervention, bereavement, spiritual and emotional support to families, patients, and staff, emergency baptisms.
  • Provide emotional support for victims and their families on calls, provide guidance and support to law enforcement officers.
  • Visited patients and families in homes and nursing facilities, attends funeral or memorial services and provided emotional support.
  • Provided spiritual and emotional support to patients and their families throughout their care, especially before and after death.
  • Commended for spiritual and emotional support given in moments of crisis, new diagnosis, trauma, and death.
  • Provided spiritual and emotional support to residents, caregivers, and family members from diverse religious and ethnic backgrounds.
  • Provided spiritual and emotional support to patients and families on all units of the St. Paul campus primarily.

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18. Bereavement Support

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Here's how Bereavement Support is used in Chaplain jobs:
  • Planned and coordinated bereavement support as requested by family, including funeral and memorial services.
  • Conducted bereavement support groups for bereaved family members, officiated funerals and marriages.
  • Provide aftercare bereavement support to family and extended family members as needed.
  • Facilitate bereavement support groups and educational programs for community as needed.
  • Provide aftercare and bereavement support to families with bereavement coordinator.
  • Facilitated grief recovery and bereavement support groups for the community.
  • Provided spiritual and bereavement support to patients and caregivers.
  • Led bereavement support groups for adults with developmental disabilities.
  • Coordinated and facilitated three ongoing bereavement support groups.
  • Initiate bereavement program and facilitate bereavement support group.
  • Organized and conducted bereavement support group sessions.
  • Provide bereavement support for family members.
  • Provided bereavement support and community education.
  • Facilitate a bi-weekly Bereavement Support Group.
  • Facilitated caregivers and bereavement support groups.
  • Included crisis intervention and bereavement support.
  • Facilitate weekly bereavement support groups.
  • Officiated many funerals each month, offered bereavement support for people who had suffered from the death of a loved one.
  • Provide bereavement support to the families of patients who died especially in emergency room and surgical ICU.
  • Involved in guided imagery, bereavement support, spiritual counseling and consultation on spiritual and religious needs.

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19. Religious Services

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Here's how Religious Services is used in Chaplain jobs:
  • Collaborated with team of interfaith pastoral staff to facilitate pastoral programs and religious services, and to coordinate visitation.
  • Provided Spiritual counseling and Conducted Religious services to the Protestant inmate community while providing weekly biblical educations classes.
  • Developed program to televise Jewish and interfaith religious services to patients originating from the hospital chapel.
  • Developed strategic plans for the securing, training and monitoring all volunteers/contractors in Religious Services.
  • Draft and implement religious services policies for correctional personnel, incarcerated persons and volunteers.
  • Planned comprehensive religious programs for inmates, including religious services and educational programs.
  • Assessed the Religious Services Department needs relative to volunteer/contract personnel involvement.
  • Coordinate religious services of diverse faith groups represented within institutional facilities.
  • Run all spiritual care and organization of volunteers and religious services
  • Conduct religious services and hospital celebrations and transitional rites.
  • Developed an inter-faith chapel and religious services.
  • Conducted religious services and attended lectures.
  • Provide liturgical support for religious services.
  • Provided Religious Services and Religious Education.
  • Provide Administration for all religious services for 10 different religious faith groups recognized by the DOC within the State of Indiana.
  • Coordinated religious services for Camp Okinawa and surrounding Marine Camps for Chaplain coverage and spiritual care for Marines without a Chaplain.
  • Performed one on one offender counseling, scheduled and conducted various religious services, and maintained volunteer and offender logs.
  • Served in the United States National Guard providing counsel, religious services, bereavement services and support to enlisted personnel.
  • Required by law to hold religious services for members of the command to which I am assigned, when practicable.
  • Conducted religious services, sacraments and chapel functions for Soldiers, their families, contractors and Department of Defense employees.

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20. Suicide Prevention

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Here's how Suicide Prevention is used in Chaplain jobs:
  • Assisted agency in developing and producing policy for suicide prevention and response.4
  • Developed & implemented suicide prevention program for Soldiers.
  • Facilitate classes on suicide prevention and resiliency.
  • Conducted suicide prevention briefings to ensure that soldiers were fully aware of their options if they felt helpless and hopeless.
  • Conduct seminars and retreats such as Army Strong Bond programs, suicide prevention training, and ethic and moral training.
  • Developed and led programming on the subjects of deployment, marital relationships, personal finances, and suicide prevention.
  • Developed and facilitated resiliency training, and suicide prevention training for the serviced personnel and their families.
  • Trained and conducted seminars in Suicide Prevention, Marriage Enrichment, and Single's Enrichment.
  • Developed and taught Suicide Prevention Course, Army Values, and additional programs upon request.
  • Trained in Suicide Prevention, 5 Different Marriage Conference Programs, and 2 Single Soldier Programs
  • Conducted two Suicide Prevention training and Battle mind sessions with 100% participation from subordinates.
  • Developed and presented Suicide Prevention Brief for the Army Detachment participating in Operation Tandem Thrust.
  • Implemented the Suicide Prevention program with 100% compliance throughout the Wing and GSU.
  • Conducted suicide prevention training and resiliency counseling to soldiers and others in the camps.
  • Provided training as a Suicide Prevention Trainer in current and previous duty stations.
  • Provide training, intervention and counseling on Suicide Prevention and Warrior Resiliency.
  • Established personal and groups meetings for combat stress and suicide prevention.
  • Provide briefings on Religion in the Army and Suicide Prevention.
  • Trained in Suicide Prevention and led briefings during drill weekends.COACHING EXPERIENCE
  • Delivered various suicide prevention briefings to Soldiers and their families.

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21. CPE

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Here's how CPE is used in Chaplain jobs:
  • Developed relevant in-service education programs for staff and provided administrative supervision for CPE students.
  • Collaborated in the development and writing of departmental policies and procedures according to NACC, ACPE, and JACHO standards.
  • Completed two units of Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) and assisted in the development of addiction-specific CPE training.
  • Interact with CPE peers in development of pastoral theology, crisis intervention and pastoral counseling techniques and theories.
  • Participated in the Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) program, completing seven units over a two year period
  • Served and responded to all trauma calls as member of the trauma team and CPE mentor program.
  • Mentor medical fellows and CPE summer students and residents on art of providing spiritual care to patients.
  • Hired as part-time chaplain for 10 hours a week while concurrently completing first unit of CPE.
  • Teach Advance Directives for new chaplains, residents, summer interns, and extended CPE students.
  • Used training from 2 units of Clinical Pastoral Education (ACPE accredited).
  • Earned 5 units of CPE while serving the Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Clinic.
  • Provided pastoral care to patients and staff *Trained to become a CPE Supervisor
  • Work towards training students in CPE program to provide support and education.
  • Earned one unit of CPE while performing last rites for infants/children.
  • Worked with CPE Residents and Interns assigned to Behavioral Health Department.
  • Finished one extended unit of CPE (Clinical Pastoral Education).
  • Completed four hundred hours of Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE).
  • Board certifications and pioneered a new Northern Colorado Chapter for CPE.
  • Completed a unit of Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE).
  • Key achievements: Successful completion of 1 unit of CPE.

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22. Staff Members

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Here's how Staff Members is used in Chaplain jobs:
  • Provided spiritual support for patients, their family members and even nurses, doctors and other staff members at the hospital.
  • Provide in-service presentations on various topics to help staff members deal with the challenges of working in a pediatric clinical setting.
  • Counseled 78 Soldiers due to training event failures, as well as on the spot counseling to numerous other staff members.
  • Responded to referrals for pastoral care and crisis support for students brought forth from other staff members and departments.
  • Served as faculty member in charge for organizing and managing on call schedule for department of 18 staff members.
  • Served as mentor for staff members who wished to advance in their careers with the Bureau of Prisons.
  • Versed in end-of-life counseling and supporting families and staff members when dying process is underway or culminates.
  • Implemented/developed and taught assigned staff members self-maintenance techniques to help them cope with personal stress and grief.
  • Communicated and counseled inmates and staff members concerning their spiritual, emotional, or personal needs.
  • Hosted monthly Tea for the Soul events for staff members to build community and foster self-care.
  • Minister to both families and staff members during crisis situations providing basic counseling and grief support.
  • Worked all areas of the hospital and provided classes on spiritual/religious issues to staff members.
  • Contribute to the caring team through discussion and documentation and support for staff members.
  • Provided spiritual care for patients and families, taught educational courses to staff members
  • Developed seminars on anger and its healthy use for the prison staff members.
  • Minister comfort, understanding and peace to staff members in time of need.
  • Provide spiritual care and counseling to staff members as needed and appropriate.
  • Provided support to patients and families, as well as staff members.
  • Provided interim chaplain support to patients, families, and staff members.
  • Disseminated meeting minutes to all staff members within a three-day turnaround.

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23. Hospital Staff

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Here's how Hospital Staff is used in Chaplain jobs:
  • Facilitate conversations between hospital staff/doctors and patients/families concerning diagnosis, prognosis, categorization, advance directives, and plan of care.
  • Provide Self Care Presentations for hospital staff and regional university nursing programs.
  • Provided Spiritual and Psychological guidance to hospital staff.
  • Develop excellent relationships with hospital staff.
  • Prepared a 9/11-memorial service for hospital staff, patients and family members (with only a two-hour notice).
  • Provided daily support for patients, families and hospital staff throughout dying process in Neuro-Critical and Intensive Care units.
  • Extended support hospital staff and assist to calm angry or emotionally distraught friends and family members of patients.
  • Respond to deaths of hospice and non-hospice patients (if requested by nursing home and hospital staff).
  • Listen, pray and provide spiritual counseling to hospital staff members, nurses and case managers upon request.
  • Served as a liaison between hospital staff, patient family and local clergy during treatment and extended hospitalization.
  • Increased awareness Behavioral and Mental Health issues among Chaplain Interns, Lay Volunteers, and Hospital Staff.
  • Maintain and establish ongoing relationships with hospital staff as the spiritual care leader in the Interdisciplinary Team.
  • Called on by hospital staff to calm angry or emotionally distraught friends and family members of patients.
  • Encourage hospital staff when necessary with spiritual support after the death of a patient or upon request.
  • Helped hospital staff by seeing to some patient needs such as getting warm blankets, water.
  • Offered support to extended families and worked with the hospital staff to meet spiritual needs.
  • Helped establish palliative care plan for hospital in partnership with hospice and hospital staff.
  • Designed the Mindful Practice pilot program for hospital staff, now a permanent program.
  • Provided spiritual care and support to patients, family members, and hospital staff
  • Collaborate with hospital staff in identifying and resolving issues pertaining to the patients.

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24. ICU

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Here's how ICU is used in Chaplain jobs:
  • Exchange and interact with interdisciplinary team to evaluate and respond efficiently to patients' particular spiritual needs.
  • Interviewed and selected students; designed curriculum; assessed appropriate clinical placement for supervised students.
  • Design, development, and implementation of spiritual exploration curriculum for residential and outpatient groups
  • Specialized in spiritual development of children, particularly children struggling spiritually with chronic illness.
  • Provide interfaith multicultural support, ethical consultation, and education during admissions interviews.
  • Provided pastoral and sacramental services to patients as part of Curricular Practical Training.
  • Experience with providing services to clients on non denominational basics in multicultural environment.
  • Develop and update internal corporate and external client-based Hospice/Palliative Care Curriculum.
  • Maintained the ability to communicate non-judgmentally in difficult situations.
  • Enhanced and implemented marriage retreats utilizing personally developed curriculum.
  • Oversee all community outreach and extracurricular activity programs.
  • Instructed individuals seeking conversion to a particular faith.
  • Assist patients in maintaining dignity during difficult situations.
  • Created the annual Interfaith/ Multicultural Thanksgiving Service.
  • Certified in over 11 Relationship enhancement Curricula.
  • Develop and update chaplain training curriculum.
  • Provide multicultural pastoral counseling for in-patients.
  • Developed curriculum with my supervisor.
  • Experience working multiple day and overnight shifts in all areas of the hospital including ED, ICU, NICU and oncology.
  • Counseled students throughout nursing program; offered advice to manage stress, improve study techniques, and complete assignments for nursing curriculum

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25. Religious Support

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Here's how Religious Support is used in Chaplain jobs:
  • Organized and provided religious support activities, religious education programs and religious training conferences for assigned personnel.
  • Supervised a 13 member Garrisons Religious Support Team with one appropriated contractor and 45 non-appropriated contractors.
  • Coordinated religious support among other components and services, and multinational forces or coalition partners.
  • Provide spiritual/religious support, accommodation and direction for state/contract personnel and patients.
  • Receive comprehensive training to provide religious support during deployments and training exercises.
  • Provided religious oversight concerning the commander's religious support operations.
  • Developed systems and resources for Division level religious support missions.
  • Awarded Army Achievement Medal for outstanding religious support coverage.
  • Coordinated religious support operations with other Unit Ministry Teams.
  • Integrated chaplain coverage and religious support in operational planning.
  • Coordinated the availability of religious support materials.
  • Developed and coordinated Religious Support plans.
  • Prepare the religious support estimate and plan, advise the Commander of matters concerning religion, morals, ethics and morale.
  • Recruit, assess, train, assign and deploy over twenty religious support teams for state, national and overseas missions.
  • Advised the Squadron Commander and provided religious support for the US Army's largest Armored Cavalry Squadron (1,186) Soldiers.
  • Assist the division chaplain processes, analyzes, and disseminate a broad base of religious support in a 6000+ Soldier division.
  • Planned and coordinated religious support for all official ceremonies and special events at Fort Sam Houston as the Senior Command Chaplain.
  • Provide oversight of religious support to 15,000+ USAR MP Soldiers and their Families located in 134 units within 34 states.
  • Served as Chief for the religious support team of 13 officers, 14 enlisted, 5 civilians, 49 contractors.
  • Coordinate religious support with unit ministry teams of higher and adjacent headquarters, other Services, and multinational forces.

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26. Chapel Services

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Here's how Chapel Services is used in Chaplain jobs:
  • Participate in the organization and facilitating of Sunday chapel services.
  • Utilized public speaking skills during University Chapel services every week.
  • Provide Protestant non-denominational chapel services for soldiers in the unit.
  • Facilitated periodic chapel services, funerals and memorial services.
  • Lead Preaching Pastor for Protestant Interdenominational Chapel Services.
  • Counseled soldiers and occasionally led monthly chapel services.
  • Facilitated Chapel Services and serve as a pastoral counselor for the homeless and drug addicted population of New Orleans, LA.
  • Led chapel services in the settings of Active Duty, National Guard Drill weekend, deployment, and field services.
  • Conducted chapel services for the Royals, the visiting team, and the umpires for all Sunday home games.
  • Design and facilitate weekly chapel services to address the spiritual needs of students, faculty, and staff.
  • Initiated Life Transformation Accountability Groups, Led Chapel Services with interactive motivational talks for 75-100 homeless guests.
  • Led weekly chapel services for patients and hospital staff* Attended and led occasional colleague and staff meetings.
  • Led chapel services and started a special devotional time for staff at one of the clinics.
  • Organized and helped facilitate weekly chapel services and interfaith programs, serving students of all faith traditions
  • Conduct chapel services and Bible Studies* Give Suicide Intervention and Mitigating Combat Operational Stress briefs.
  • Conducted chapel services at monthly drills, and served as the chaplain during annual training.
  • Design and facilitation of programs such as blessing of the hands, memorial and chapel services
  • Coordinate chapel services on a quarterly basis in the King County Youth Detention Center.
  • Design, implement, and facilitate weekly chapel services to 80 incarcerated youth.
  • Conducted chapel services by leading worship and preaching for the men's program.

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27. Commander

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Here's how Commander is used in Chaplain jobs:
  • Coordinated and planned all religious activities and advised the Battalion commander and company commanders on all religious/ethical issues.
  • Coordinate force protection for military troops and completed commander's critical information reports.
  • Coordinated force protection for Commander's Critical Information requirements.
  • Provided Spiritual direction to military personal and their families, and assisted commanders in moral issues and direction with their personal.
  • Collected religious preference data on all soldiers in BN and developed a CMRP for review and implementation for BN commander.
  • Advised the Commander and Executive Officer on unit spiritual needs and the moral climate of the Soldiers in the command.
  • Advise the commander on matters pertaining to the religions, moral, ethical, and morale climate of the command.
  • Serve as a staff officer to advise the commander on unit morale, ethical and moral considerations for mission accomplishment.
  • Assigned to Commander Naval Activities, Europe (COMNAVEUR) to provide budgetary input for the future of shrinking budgets.
  • Advise commanders on religious, ethical, moral, morale, and quality of life matters within their units.
  • Provided the Commander, soldiers, and families with pastoral care, personal counseling, advice, and confidentiality.
  • Organized and hosted Spiritual Fitness Meals and Provided Religious and Moral advice to commanders at every level.
  • Advise the Commander on religious, moral, and ethical issues and their impact on mission requirements.
  • Assisted the commander and Soldiers in clarifying Army regulations, faith requirements and available courses of action.
  • Selected by Army Commander supervising all Soldiers in Africa to assist with leadership transitions in Kenya, Africa
  • Assist's the Commanders and Technician Supervisors in ensuring the right of free exercise of religion.
  • Advise Commander in all areas of religion, moral impact of mission, and religious exercise.
  • Advised Commanders, Non-Commissioned Officers, and provided approximately 7,000 hours of counseling and training.
  • Serve as the religious subject matter expert for the 278th ACR RSS commander and staff.
  • Advised the Commander on the Spiritual welfare of the unit, its moral and morale.

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28. Crisis Intervention

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Here's how Crisis Intervention is used in Chaplain jobs:
  • Demonstrated ability to work under pressure and provide crisis intervention and referral to appropriate resources.
  • Provided pastoral services such as counseling to both staff and offenders and administered crisis intervention.
  • Provide crisis intervention and patient advocacy; after initial triage and additional client assessment evaluation.
  • Provided companionship, crisis intervention and biblical teaching to inmates during times of bereavement.
  • Rendered necessary crisis intervention and documentation of assessment and plan of care.
  • Offered therapeutic services and crisis intervention to emotionally disturbed incarcerated adults.
  • Provided crisis intervention counseling for firefighters and the community.
  • Provided spiritual counseling and crisis intervention for associates.
  • Provided clinical and administrative support and crisis intervention.
  • Provided objective crisis intervention and emotional/spiritual support.
  • Facilitate crisis intervention and suicide prevention training.
  • Assist interdisciplinary team in crisis intervention.
  • Perform counseling and crisis intervention.
  • Provide 24/7 emergency care, crisis intervention, and visitations at hospitals, funeral homes, nursing homes, and residences.
  • Provided pastoral care and crisis intervention for patients, family and staff within the ER, ICU and Oncology departments
  • Provide a ministry of presence, empathy, support, and crisis intervention care for patients and their families.
  • Provide Pastoral care through crisis intervention, counseling, visitations, ministry of presence, and hospital visitation.
  • Provided crisis intervention as an emergency response care team member to patients and staff at Grady Memorial Hospital.
  • Assessed and responded to the spiritual and emotional needs of those counseled, including crisis intervention and bereavement.
  • Provide crisis intervention for Service members who are in emotional and/or spiritual distress in both wartime and peacetime.

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29. Community Clergy

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Here's how Community Clergy is used in Chaplain jobs:
  • Interact with community clergy for patient support and the ecumenical interfaith chaplaincy program.
  • Provided educational programs for community clergy, religious and lay representatives.
  • Encouraged resident's involvement with community clergy and religious institutions.
  • Network with community clergy and facilitate pastoral visits as needed.
  • Represented Van Dyke Hospice at Community Clergy Association meetings.
  • Worked effectively and in partnership with team members, community clergy, facility staffs and managers, volunteers, and public.
  • Assessed learning needs and provided education to patients, families, facilities, and community clergy as needed.
  • Respond to patient's requests for sacramental ministry or pastoral visits from community clergy.
  • Collaborate with community clergy to assist with person centered care for patients and families.
  • Served as liaison and resource for community clergy in dealing with hospice patient/family.
  • Make appropriate referrals to community clergy as needed for patients and families.
  • Maintained contact with community clergy regarding patients' spiritual needs as needed.
  • Teach end-of- life spiritual care with community clergy and chaplains.
  • Facilitate the ministries of community clergy upon patient request.
  • Maintained computer-based records of visits and community clergy contacts using Kinnser software - online charting system.

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30. Oncology

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Here's how Oncology is used in Chaplain jobs:
  • Provided spiritual care as a chaplain primarily for medical oncology, surgical and addiction recovery units.
  • Visited Intensive Care Units more regularly as part of responsibilities, maintained Oncology Unit responsibilities.
  • Provided pastoral counseling for patients on Oncology ward; worked primarily with an elderly population.
  • Presented religious/spiritual aspects of palliative care to oncology nurses.
  • Specialized residency in pediatric oncology and psychiatry.
  • Specialized in oncology and outpatient care.
  • Served as a consultant or expert to the Multi-Disciplinary team for Internal Medicine, Geriatrics, Oncology and Medical Intensive Care.
  • Provided spiritual care to culturally and spiritually diverse patients, family, staff, and volunteers at General Oncology outpatient units.
  • Ministered on the following units: Cardiac/Stroke; Cardiac Cauterization Lab; Surgical Outpatient; Critical Care; Medical/Surgical and Oncology.
  • Provided pastoral care to patients and staff in the oncology clinic, mental health unit and medical units of the hospital.
  • Presented a poster with an oncology nurse at the 1995 Oncology Nursing Society Conference in Anaheim, CA.
  • Served as lead chaplain for the oncology service line, including hematology and stem cell transplant patients.
  • Provide chaplain support for Oncology Patients, families and facility staff, including consulting with doctors.
  • Provided counseling and assistance to oncology patients, families, and emergency room staff.
  • Attended to children's oncology to provide additional services when needed.
  • Initiated support for oncology patients and their families.
  • Supported oncology patients and the dying.
  • Worked with the terminally ill, transplant and cancer patients in the intensive care, surgical, radiology and oncology units.
  • Provide pastoral support to patients, families, and staff in Oncology, Nephrology, and Palliative Care.
  • served patients and staff in neonatal, oncology, and all intensive care units.

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31. Support Groups

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Here's how Support Groups is used in Chaplain jobs:
  • Developed and facilitated grief support groups for independent living and assisted living residents.
  • Facilitated support groups with pregnant, incarcerated women.
  • Facilitate grief support groups Provide on-call spiritual support
  • Develop and facilitate in-services and support groups to enhance visibility of the hospice and meet needs of partners in the community.
  • Respond to emergency and end of life requests for spiritual support, assist with support groups or memorial services as requested.
  • Assisted Volunteer Coordinator, Bereavement Coordinator and Social Worker with support groups, social events or other scheduled activities when appropriate.
  • Assisted Patient Accounts Coordinator and medical staff with support groups, social events or other scheduled activities when appropriate.
  • Facilitated the post-death bereavement process for families, including referrals to a variety of educational and support groups.
  • Provided bereavement services by facilitating support groups as well as other services to survivors and their belief systems.
  • Perform various functions such as Funeral, memorial services, prayer services, and counseling support groups.
  • Participated on intakes to possible new oncology patients, support groups and orientation program to new employees.
  • Developed and implemented support groups for Cardiac Spouses, People Living With Aides, and Neonatal Loss.
  • Organize and lead bereavement activities including support groups, memorial services, funerals, and hospice presentations.
  • Facilitate support groups and educate the bereaved about the dynamics of grief and coping.
  • Established volunteer teams, support groups, Bible and Worship experiences and mentoring programs.
  • Volunteered with Cancer Support Group and with Grief Support Groups for adults and children.
  • Assist patients in completing Advance Directives Conduct support groups for Cardiac Rehab patients.
  • Facilitated Bible studies, worship services, spiritual activities and support groups.
  • Provide bereavement services by officiating support groups, memorial services and funerals.
  • Developed two other Grief Support groups in other areas of the community.

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32. Veterans

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Here's how Veterans is used in Chaplain jobs:
  • Conduct orientation for admission of Veterans in the Domiciliary to include advising Veterans of Chaplain Services and facilitating Spiritual Self-Assessments.
  • Partnered with sister services, the Veterans Administration, and other professional organizations in delivering services and implementing policy.
  • Developed and utilize a Soul Care model to facilitate Veterans' engagement and development of their personal spirituality.
  • Developed and implementing a Veterans Education & Training Support group for incarcerated Veterans, increasing corporate profitability.
  • Collaborated with local civilian counselors in developing a PTSD Support Group for military veterans.
  • Conduct spiritual assessments for patients and provide one-on-one spiritual care for Veterans upon request.
  • Spearheaded all worship services to hospitalized veterans as representative of Protestant Chaplain faith tradition.
  • Facilitate weekly Spirituality Groups for Veterans under mental health care at both hospital divisions.
  • Participate in Interdisciplinary Treatment Team Meetings to provide spiritual care plans for Veterans.
  • Performed administrative tasks including electronic charting for all contacts with veterans under care.
  • Provided veterans spiritual care and performed assessments for spiritual and\or religious injury.
  • Assist veterans adjusting to bereavement and reoccurring emotional responses to military experiences.
  • Developed a psycho-educational group for incarcerated Veterans, increasing corporate profitability.
  • Ministered to approximately 300-plus Soldiers and Veterans during this time period.
  • Officiated memorial services and provided comfort for families of deceased veterans.
  • Conducted bereavement education and support programs for families of deceased veterans.
  • Participated in Memorial Services for Veterans families.
  • Delivered pastoral services for 1,200 inpatient/outpatient veterans.
  • Provided veterans and their family members clinical counseling and guidance relative to marital, health, financial, and religious problems.
  • Administered several religious services, such as Islamic services, guest speaker for veterans, memorial ceremonies, and funerals.

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33. Mental Health Services

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Here's how Mental Health Services is used in Chaplain jobs:
  • Provide three referrals for mental health services for patients when needed.
  • Offered spiritual as well as mental health services.
  • Coordinate with Mental Health services to provide combat stress intervention at induvial and unit level.

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34. Funeral Services

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Here's how Funeral Services is used in Chaplain jobs:
  • Conduct memorial and funeral services as well as producing proper documentation within an interdisciplinary team.
  • Ministered through pastoral counseling, visitation, funeral services and bereavement outreach.
  • Assisted families with funeral planning; conducted funeral services/viewings as requested.
  • Officiated graveside funeral services for deceased residents and family members.
  • Prepared Wake and Funeral Services for deceased patients if requested
  • Conducted funeral services as requested by the patient/family.
  • Coordinated funeral services for patients as requested.
  • Planned and officiated 32 individual funeral services.
  • Planned and led worship, memorial, and funeral services for people of different faith traditions.
  • Performed and coordinated funeral services with the appropriate religious leaders according to patients' faith tradition.
  • Pick up/transport human remains for preparation work and drive families to and from funeral services.
  • Coordinated Holy Rosary, Funeral Services and Internment of Body Service as requested by family.
  • Conduct St. Jude wake ceremonies at their family member's wake or funeral services.
  • Church Services, Bible studies, one-on-one counseling, Memorials, and Funeral Services.
  • Performed all spiritual care for patients and their families including memorial and funeral services.
  • Consult family members, orchestrate, and conduct funeral services of deceased residents.
  • Provided Grief Counseling and performed funeral services consistent with families' belief systems.
  • Conducted funeral services when needed and was on call 24 hours every day.
  • Conduct religious sacraments/rituals, to include communion, last rites, memorial/funeral services.
  • Performed religious rites and ceremonies, such as weddings and funeral services.

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35. GOD

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Here's how GOD is used in Chaplain jobs:
  • Work with patients of any faith, trying to give them a biblical foundation based on a personal relationship with God.
  • Minister to the spiritual needs of 500 soldiers by regular preaching of God's Word, pastoral care and counseling.
  • Prepared for and preached the Word of God in each service, lead in observing the ordinances.
  • Help many patients and families to reconcile with God before the death of their loved one.
  • Pray with individuals seeking for God's answers and direction during critical periods of life.
  • Minister patients and their families with the word of God according their faith.
  • Ministered the word of God to the Officers that were troubled.
  • Even at that young age I had a heart for God, ministry and people.
  • Preach the Word of God Do Youth, men, women, marriage, and single conferences, also do revivals.
  • Minister The Word of God to the residents Counseled the residents by prayer and Scripture reading
  • Volunteer elder/pastor at Beth Yachad Messianic Community/Unity Assembly of God from 2003 to 2010.
  • provide spiritual comfort, prayer, and spiritual reassurance of God's forgiveness.
  • Church of God of Prophecy)

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36. Medical Staff

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Here's how Medical Staff is used in Chaplain jobs:
  • Maintain communication between Corporate, medical staff, and department heads by attending meetings and coordinating interdepartmental functioning.
  • Assist in patient identification, family notification, liaison between medical staff and family.
  • Interpret spiritual and emotional needs of patient/families for the interdisciplinary medical staff.
  • Collaborate with medical staff on publications involving spiritual care.
  • Facilitated, communication between patient/family and the medical staff.
  • Performed patient spiritual assessments for medical staff.
  • Assist clinical and medical staff interpretation.
  • Facilitate resiliency retreats for medical staff.
  • Collaborate with Nursing/Medical staff, Oncology Nurse Navigator, and Case Manager in planning spiritual care for patients and families.
  • Worship experiences: For patients, employees and medical staff in the chapels and at the bedside of patients.
  • Utilized intensive knowledge and clinical skills to aid in communication with patients, medical staff and hospital employees.
  • Present in medical staff and family consultations concerning patient's care and end of life decisions.
  • Provide a comprehensive program of pastoral care to patients, their families and the medical staff.
  • Provided ministry for sick and dying patients and their families and pastoral support of medical staff.
  • Worked with medical staff, social workers, co-chaplains, and next-of-kin as a patient advocate.
  • Provide supportive services to patients, patient's families, and medical staff in crisis situations.
  • Worked closely with doctors and key medical staff to assist with various treatment plans of patients.
  • Work with medical staff and advocates to ensure the needs of the patient are being met.
  • Work with medical staff to liaison between and provide support for family members during medical crises.
  • Offered support as part of the medical team to both patients and other medical staff.

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37. Religious Education

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Here's how Religious Education is used in Chaplain jobs:
  • Confer with clergy members, congregational officials, or congregational organizations to encourage support of or participation in religious education activities.
  • Maintain spiritual fitness of the unit by conducting regular ongoing worship opportunities and various biblical and religious education programs.
  • Analyze member participation or changes in congregational emphasis to determine needs for religious education.
  • Directed worship service, led religious education program and financial custodian of chapel monies
  • Develop or direct study courses or religious education programs within congregations.
  • Train and supervise religious education instructional staff.
  • Trained lay leaders to conduct religious education programs
  • Develop religious education programs and religious activities.
  • Conducted religious educational programs to offenders.
  • Provided religious education to parish.
  • Interpret religious education activities to the public through speaking, leading discussions, or writing articles for local or national publications.
  • Developed support materials, discussion pieces, reports, and counseling guides to facilitate discussions and religious education.
  • Supervised 2 contractors and 60 volunteers to lead worship and teach religious education for 4 chapel communities.
  • Served as a spiritual counselor, mentor, pastoral sup- port, and religious education leader.
  • Promote spiritual resilience, readiness, and Soldier Wellness through religious education and spiritual fitness programs.
  • Oversee workshops, counseling sessions, quality of life programs and religious education.
  • Administered the religious education program for the West Point community.
  • Plan and lead religious education programs for the Post Chapel.
  • Planned and lead religious education programs for their congregations.
  • Served as Director of Religious Education for 1,100 persons.

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38. Stress Management

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Here's how Stress Management is used in Chaplain jobs:
  • Designed and implemented suicide prevention, operational stress management, and marital counseling ministries for the pastoral care department.
  • Helped youth offenders with anti-social tendencies and assisted youth offenders with anger management and stress management techniques.
  • Presented briefings on suicide prevention, reunion/reintegration issues and stress management.
  • Responded to emergent situations to provide Critical Incident Stress Management.
  • Conduct Critical Incident Stress Management, Spiritual Resiliency training, Suicide Prevention, and Strong Bonds and Healthy Marriages programs.
  • Conducted and provided training in Suicide Awareness and Prevention, Sexual Harassment Awareness and Prevention, and Stress Management.
  • Command expert on suicide awareness/prevention, stress management, and ethical leadership and a constant positive presence for Marines.
  • Referred numerous individuals to Stress Management, Inspector General, Judge Advocate General, and Equal Opportunity departments.
  • Planned, organized and conducted quarterly suicide awareness and several stress management sessions throughout the year.
  • Maintain all religious affiliation records, after action reports and Critical Incident Stress Management records.
  • Provided Critical Incident Stress Management (CISM) sessions to sailors involved in combat situations.
  • Advanced training in Military Operations other than War, Critical Incident Stress Management.
  • Presented spiritual tools and coping/stress management strategies for sailors and patients in crisis.
  • Provide Critical Incident Stress Management (CISM) interventions for staff.
  • Trained to do Critical Incident Stress Management (CISM) debriefings.
  • Presented Stress Management, Coping Mechanism and Suicide Prevention briefs.
  • Trained and became Critical Incident Stress Management Debriefer.
  • Completed Critical Incident Stress Management 16 hour
  • Certified in Critical Incident Stress Management and as First Responder.

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39. Life Issues

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Here's how Life Issues is used in Chaplain jobs:
  • Facilitate family conferences between staff and family members regarding end-of-life issues.
  • Provided pastoral care to patients, families & staff, on-call crisis ministry and addressed ethical & end of life issues.
  • Work with other clergy and community groups to enhance their sensitivity to those who are experiencing end of life issues.
  • Track and log visits, patient reports, officiate services, and seminars on grief and end of life issues.
  • Conducted difficult pastoral discussions and provided education, comfort, and empathy as patients and their caregivers faced end-of-life issues.
  • Counseled residents, staff and families regarding end of life issues, bereavement and areas of pastoral concern.
  • Assigned to the palliative care team and hospice to minister to these patients with end of life issues.
  • Contribute in ICU rounds with interdisciplinary team concerning bio-ethic discussions on long term and end of life issues.
  • Leveraged skills in counseling individuals from different walks of life on ways to cope with various life issues.
  • Provided chaplain services to senior adults facilitating individual and group counseling to address end of life issues.
  • Educated staff and residents on the grief process and developed company brochures on end of life issues.
  • Led several 10-20 member counseling group sessions that discussed topics such as life issues and behaviors.
  • Assisted family members to cope with end of life issues as a result of their decision.
  • Provide spiritual care to patients and families facing life threatening illness and end of life issues.
  • Collaborate with Physicians, Nurses and hospice team on the end of life issues regarding patients.
  • Provided pastoral care to patients and families as they dealt with end-of-life issues and decisions.
  • Provided spiritual and psycho/social supports to patients and families on end of life issues.
  • Developed and provided community education opportunities on hospice care and end of life issues.
  • Minister to residents with listening skills and their families with end of life issues.
  • Provide spiritual counseling to patients and family members for end of life issues.

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40. Social Workers

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Here's how Social Workers is used in Chaplain jobs:
  • Participated in Weekly Interdisciplinary Team Meetings with Nurses, Social Workers, Life Enrichment Directors, Patients/Residents & their Families.
  • Coordinate with other members of the team, including physicians, nurse managers, and social workers.
  • Assisted social workers and bereavement counselor with group treatment for family and friends of Hospice patients.
  • Acted as patient advocate and worked closely with social workers and patient relations staff.
  • Attend meetings with physicians, social workers and case managers to evaluate patient care.
  • Worked with professional team including doctors, nurses, and social workers.
  • Coordinated closely with RN case manager and Medical Social Workers.
  • Manage multi-disciplinary team of physicians, psychologists, social workers and case managers for coordination and integration of patient information.

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41. Substance Abuse

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Here's how Substance Abuse is used in Chaplain jobs:
  • Served as intern in Clinical Pastoral Education Accomplishments Coordinated and ran spirituality groups for Substance Abuse patients.
  • Provide comprehensive and efficient substance abuse prevention and suicide prevention support to the serviced community.
  • Perform psycho-spiritual assessments during initial intake on psychiatric/substance abuse floors and general medical floor.
  • Work with substance abuse issues including facilitating meetings and placement in Detox/Treatment.
  • Counseled in the areas of child abuse, marriage and family, sexual abuse, substance abuse and divorce issues.
  • Ministered to students struggling with alcohol/substance abuse, physical and sexual abuse, depression, suicide, and eating disorders.
  • Counseled with military personnel in the areas of stress, depression, grief, substance abuse and AIDS.
  • Worked with clients with substance abuse, mental illness, and mental retardation (9 years).
  • Earn credits at Ohio yearly conference for Substance Abuse and other mental health counseling in Columbus.
  • Counseled soldiers on relational, occupational, financial, substance abuse, and educational issues.
  • Experience includes situations dealing with prenatal loss, birth defects, and substance abuse issues.
  • Provided spiritual care for Mental Health and Substance Abuse patients, their families and staff.
  • Created an individualized treatment plan of care for patients in the Substance abuse treatment program.
  • Facilitate weekly spirituality classes using the 12 steps for persons with Substance Abuse issues.
  • Assess the spiritual needs of patients dealing with issues of substance abuse and loss.
  • Plan and facilitate spirituality groups for patients with Substance abuse and Behavioral Health diagnoses.
  • Provided individual counseling to patients and their families in substance abuse treatment program.
  • Led weekly spirituality groups for the Substance Abuse and Senior Adult Unit.
  • Assess and provide intervention based on substance abuse effects on spiritual health.
  • Led weekly spiritual reflection group for residents on the alcohol/substance abuse unit.

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42. Baptist

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Here's how Baptist is used in Chaplain jobs:
  • Served as Member of the Board of Missions, American Baptist Churches of New York State.
  • Provided Spiritual and emotional care to patients, families, and staff at Northeast Baptist Hospital.
  • Endorsed through the San Antonio Baptist Association and the Baptist General Convention of Texas.
  • Appointed to and served on Southern Baptist Committee on Committees, 1999.
  • Endorsed by the National Baptist Convention, Inc.
  • Sponsored by the Macedonia Baptist Church.
  • Provided training & counseling to police officers and families while pastor of College Park Baptist Church, Danville, VA.
  • Volunteer Work Includes: Active member of Second Baptist Church, Cypress, TX present
  • Doctor of Ministry 1982 Southern Baptist Theological Seminary b.
  • Endorsed by the North American Mission Board of the Southern Baptist Convention)

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43. Special Events

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Here's how Special Events is used in Chaplain jobs:
  • Organized weekly hall meetings and special events, mentored residents, and fostered community among university students across campus.
  • Cooperated with other departments in scheduling and supervising volunteer/contract programs and special events.
  • Coordinate special events and annual volunteer appreciation luncheon.
  • Coordinated and planned special events which included dignitaries.
  • Scheduled special events for various community organizations.
  • Provided invocations at special events.
  • Direct chaplain programs for soldiers and their families to include workshops, counseling sessions, religious education and special events.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with students through weekly fellowship events, online communication, one-on-one meetings, and special events.
  • Developed programs, scheduled special events to provide moral support for physicians, nurses, staff, and patients.
  • Oversee a full program of religions ministries including workshops, counseling sessions, religious education and special events.
  • Scheduled and coordinated special events, including fundraisers, conferences, seminars, retreats, and meetings.
  • Conducted weekly meetings with staff teams for consultation, communication and coordination of classes and special events.
  • Organized and chaired several special events including a community earthquake drill in partnership with a local hospital.
  • Assist and help plan the yearly Memorial Services as well as special events throughout the year.
  • Organize and conduct special events such as funeral services, memorial services and life celebrations.
  • Participate with residents in special events designed for residents to enhance their quality of living.
  • Coordinated plans for all special events, seasonal and regular religious services while in Iraq.
  • Plan and lead out in spiritual services for special events and special holidays.
  • Traveled extensively to recruit chaplains at denominations, seminaries, and special events.
  • Attended funerals, and special events in support of the team members.

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44. Military Personnel

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Here's how Military Personnel is used in Chaplain jobs:
  • Coordinated base outreach to civilian community concerning effects of long term deployment on civilians and military personnel.
  • Planned, scheduled and facilitated recreational activities for military personnel and their families.
  • Conducted wedding ceremonies, funeral and graveside services for military personnel.
  • Provide Denominational and Area Chaplain Coverage for US Military Personnel.
  • Counseled both young adults and mature military personnel/dependents as needed.
  • Managed administrative staff in planning and budgeting chapel sponsored events for off duty military personnel, at times over 800 troops.
  • Provide ministry to military personnel and their dependents ashore, in garrison, abroad, deployed, and in combat zones.
  • Provided Pastoral Care, training, education and support on a 24/7 basis to military personnel and their family members.
  • Visited duty sections of unit assignments in order to boost moral and provide spiritual support to military personnel.
  • Provide or perform religious activities, conduct counseling and spiritual resilient workshops for Military Personnel and their families.
  • Commissioned officer Counsel and provide advice to military personnel on religious, spiritual and personal matters.
  • Supervised ten military personnel, one civilian, and eight contractors.
  • Coordinate multi-faith religious coverage for Military Sealift Command involving over 15,000 military personnel and their dependents.

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45. Conflict Resolution

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Here's how Conflict Resolution is used in Chaplain jobs:
  • Open door policy for all cadets regardless of hour regarding conflict resolution, counseling/professional counseling information, academic information etc.
  • Communicated with family members and staff on conflict resolution for juvenile offenders.
  • Establish and utilize effective conflict resolution for difficult and stressful situations.
  • Facilitate communication and conflict resolution amount patients and family members.
  • Developed brief on Conflict Resolution.
  • Trained hundreds of Soldiers and their spouses in Communication and conflict resolution skills in more than 30 Strong Bonds events.
  • Provided conflict resolution in high risk scenarios for families while supporting the team effort towards resolution.
  • Provided counseling to include conflict resolution to approximately 20 soldiers or their family members per week.
  • Teach clients healthy methods of social behavior, conflict resolution, and coping skills.
  • Participated in conflict resolution among staff members, patients and family members.
  • Skilled in counseling and conflict resolution with staff and families.
  • Arranged and facilitated choir events Assisted in mediation and conflict resolution References Available upon request
  • Provided spiritual support for patients, families and staff Conflict resolution Crisis intervention Facilitated religious needs

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46. Religious Needs

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Here's how Religious Needs is used in Chaplain jobs:
  • Provided orientation and assessment to all inmates to identify inmate religious needs and provide information of religious activities offered.
  • Demonstrate flexibility and innovation in finding ways to accommodate Soldiers' religious needs.
  • Supply comprehensive ministry addressing emotional, spiritual, and religious needs.
  • Assisted patient/family upon request, to gain access to spiritual care providers in accordance with their own spiritual/religious needs.
  • Provide civil and social skills to inmates, as well as care for their religious needs.
  • Respond to the spiritual and religious needs of the patient and their loved ones.
  • Accommodate or find someone who could accommodate religious needs.

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47. Staff Support

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Here's how Staff Support is used in Chaplain jobs:
  • Participate in staff support and individual ministry related to patient/family care.
  • Respond to all Medical Alerts, specifically providing family support, and providing staff support as needed.
  • Participated in family care conferences, critical incident debriefings, and staff support.
  • Offered staff support by listening and offering encouragement which eased anxiety and stress.
  • Initiate counseling and staff support events to fellow staff members and care providers.
  • Collaborated with Integrative Care Services team to provide seasonal STC staff support.
  • Provided staff supported, including incident stress debriefing, grief counselling, etc.
  • Staff support of field staff is also an important part of healthcare ministry.

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48. IDT

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Here's how IDT is used in Chaplain jobs:
  • Participated in IDT meetings regarding patient updates with consulting physicians.
  • Participate in Interdisciplinary team (IDT) meetings in order to ensure that patients are receiving the greatest of care.
  • Work closely with interdisciplinary team and make sure that patients spiritual needs are taken into consideration in IDT meetings.
  • Serve as a member of one or more Interdisciplinary Team (IDT) and attend meetings.
  • Participated in staff and team meetings, and shared responsibility for patient review in weekly IDT.
  • Assisted in IDT meetings with doctors, nurses, social workers, and Hospice staff.
  • Participate in IDT meetings and keep team members informed of changes in patient/family spiritual POC.
  • Attended IDT s, bioethics meetings, palliative care consults, and crisis intervention/sentinel events.
  • Documented in electronic medical record all interactions with patients, families and IDT members.
  • Attended and participated in weekly IDT meetings and monthly Chaplain meetings.
  • Attend meeting and work with the Interdisciplinary Team (IDT).
  • Participated in work group for agency-wide intentional design of IDT meetings.
  • Function as a liaison between the IDT and religious community.
  • Served as a member of Interdisciplinary Team (IDT).
  • Attend all IDT meetings and complete all patient documentation.
  • Participate in interdisciplinary team (IDT) meetings.
  • Attend IDT Meetings with all documentation completed.
  • Participate in thedevelopment of the interdisciplinary team (IDT) care-plan to meet & identify spiritual needs for Hospice patients.
  • attended a bi-weekly IDT (interdisciplinary departmental team) with MD in attendance to discuss each patient.
  • Speak 3X wk on hospice issues, open weekly IDT creating a sense of teamwork and cohesiveness.

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49. Religious Rites

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Here's how Religious Rites is used in Chaplain jobs:
  • Conduct religious rites and ceremonies for diverse religious population.
  • Visited patients on the eve of open heart surgery, helped patients complete Advance Directives and facilitated religious rites as requested.
  • Perform religious rites and conduct worship, provide confidential counseling and bereavement care for people regardless of personal faith preferences.
  • Visited patients' to provide them with comfort and support, as well as administer religious rites or ordinances.
  • Performed religious rites and services, counseling, and death notification for a National Guard Battalion and their families
  • Led Pastoral care, Worship support and religious rites for military personnel, patients and family members.
  • Prepared and delivered sermons and classes; administered religious rites, such as communion and baptism.
  • Displayed an in-depth knowledge of religious cultures by performing a variety of religious rites.
  • Delivered religious message and direct religious rites, sacraments and observances.
  • Performed or provided religious rites for unit members.
  • Conduct religious rites, sacraments, and services.
  • Officiate religious rites and rituals.
  • Administer religious rites or ordinances.

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50. Community Resources

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Here's how Community Resources is used in Chaplain jobs:
  • Promoted and encouraged working relationships with Helping Hands Community food pantry and Samaritan Counseling Center to improve community resources.
  • Helped inmates with reintegration into community life and assisted in referrals to institutional and community resources.
  • Provided community resources, grief counseling, marital counseling, psychological counseling and spiritual counseling.
  • Networked with community resources and represented Hospice in the community.
  • Conduct chapel gatherings, promote connections with community resources, support the mission and functioning of the hospital.
  • Act as patient advocate making necessary referrals to other team members and/or community resources.
  • Maintain a working knowledge of community resources for funerals and memorial services.
  • Referred clients to community resources, specialists, and other organizations.
  • Identify faith community resources for the patient and family.
  • Assess needs and make referrals to community resources.
  • Provided ongoing support though education, counseling and providing contact with community resources.
  • Arrange and facilitate community resources and outsources to benefit youthincluding mentors, tutors, and social activities.
  • Assumed the active role of advocate for the patient/family .Provided knowledge of community resources.

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20 Most Common Skill for a Chaplain

Pastoral Care13.6%
Spiritual Needs12.9%
Chaplains7.9%
Hospice7.5%
Anticipatory Grief6.1%
Patient Care5.6%
Worship Services5%
Death Notifications4.6%

Typical Skill-Sets Required For A Chaplain

RankSkillPercentage of ResumesPercentage
1
1
Pastoral Care
Pastoral Care
10.3%
10.3%
2
2
Spiritual Needs
Spiritual Needs
9.8%
9.8%
3
3
Chaplains
Chaplains
6%
6%
4
4
Hospice
Hospice
5.7%
5.7%
5
5
Anticipatory Grief
Anticipatory Grief
4.6%
4.6%
6
6
Patient Care
Patient Care
4.2%
4.2%
7
7
Worship Services
Worship Services
3.8%
3.8%
8
8
Death Notifications
Death Notifications
3.5%
3.5%
9
9
Prayer
Prayer
3.2%
3.2%
10
10
Bible
Bible
3.2%
3.2%
11
11
Memorial Services
Memorial Services
3%
3%
12
12
On-Call
On-Call
2.9%
2.9%
13
13
Trauma
Trauma
2.7%
2.7%
14
14
Counsel
Counsel
2.2%
2.2%
15
15
Spiritual Growth
Spiritual Growth
2%
2%
16
16
Ethics
Ethics
1.9%
1.9%
17
17
Emotional Support
Emotional Support
1.8%
1.8%
18
18
Bereavement Support
Bereavement Support
1.7%
1.7%
19
19
Religious Services
Religious Services
1.7%
1.7%
20
20
Suicide Prevention
Suicide Prevention
1.7%
1.7%
21
21
CPE
CPE
1.5%
1.5%
22
22
Staff Members
Staff Members
1.4%
1.4%
23
23
Hospital Staff
Hospital Staff
1.4%
1.4%
24
24
ICU
ICU
1.3%
1.3%
25
25
Religious Support
Religious Support
1.2%
1.2%
26
26
Chapel Services
Chapel Services
1.2%
1.2%
27
27
Commander
Commander
1.1%
1.1%
28
28
Crisis Intervention
Crisis Intervention
1.1%
1.1%
29
29
Community Clergy
Community Clergy
1%
1%
30
30
Oncology
Oncology
1%
1%
31
31
Support Groups
Support Groups
0.9%
0.9%
32
32
Veterans
Veterans
0.9%
0.9%
33
33
Mental Health Services
Mental Health Services
0.9%
0.9%
34
34
Funeral Services
Funeral Services
0.8%
0.8%
35
35
GOD
GOD
0.7%
0.7%
36
36
Medical Staff
Medical Staff
0.7%
0.7%
37
37
Religious Education
Religious Education
0.7%
0.7%
38
38
Stress Management
Stress Management
0.6%
0.6%
39
39
Life Issues
Life Issues
0.6%
0.6%
40
40
Social Workers
Social Workers
0.6%
0.6%
41
41
Substance Abuse
Substance Abuse
0.6%
0.6%
42
42
Baptist
Baptist
0.5%
0.5%
43
43
Special Events
Special Events
0.5%
0.5%
44
44
Military Personnel
Military Personnel
0.4%
0.4%
45
45
Conflict Resolution
Conflict Resolution
0.4%
0.4%
46
46
Religious Needs
Religious Needs
0.4%
0.4%
47
47
Staff Support
Staff Support
0.4%
0.4%
48
48
IDT
IDT
0.4%
0.4%
49
49
Religious Rites
Religious Rites
0.3%
0.3%
50
50
Community Resources
Community Resources
0.3%
0.3%

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