March 2009 to Present
Emphasis on visitation, intense critical listening, assessing, electronic charting, writing case studies presented to peers for critique, developing care plans. Well versed in mental health issues, ethics evaluations and palliative care, memorial services, follow-up grief support for family/friends/Sig. others. Chair BioEthics com, Policy/procedures com. Speak 3X wk on hospice issues, open weekly IDT creating a sense of teamwork and cohesiveness. Lead team of 10 chaplains. Member of speakers bureau. Represent hospice in D.C.
10 yrs establishing medical clinics, in Africa. Culturally- sensitive. Can work harmoniously teambuilding w/Hispanic, Islamic, Asian, Afro-American cultures.
Senior pastor in Chicago
1977 to 1997
Spoke 4X wk, Planned w/ civic leaders, officiated.
M.Div in Pastoral Care
BA in Theology and Biblical Languages
4 Units of CPE in Chaplain
4 units of CPE at St. Joseph Medical Center in Tacoma, WA. Employed as chaplain in fast-paced setting included trauma/ER, end of life, assessment/ diagnostic skills, conflict management, charting, ethical outcomes in a multi-cultural setting. Computer efficient, excellent people skills, accomplished public speaker. Experienced in crisis/trauma situations, Palliative care.
20+ yrs pastoral experience w/ excellent listening, oral, written and communication skills. Strong problem solving, counseling and case management ability, able to recognize and interpret spiritual, emotional, psychological status of pts, family and staff. Taught on University level.