Facility: Saint Francis Hospital & Medical Center
State: Hartford, Conn.
Contact Name: Celillon Alteme
Contact Title: Director Spiritual Care & Certified CPE Educator
Contact Phone: (860) 714-4304
Bilingual (English & Spanish) - Assesses the spiritual needs of patients, family members, and hospital staff and facilitates the meeting of those needs with department staff, community clergy, Spiritual counselors, and volunteers as they are in accordance with Hospital philosophy, mission statement, and objectives. Provides support, guidance, and comfort to patients and their families, hospital staff, and the community about issues related to spirituality and wholeness. Encourages team cooperation as part of our mission to make known God's providential care. Provides comprehensive documentation in EMR. Be flexible to work both shifts (day and night). Articulates an understanding of the Ethical and Religious Directives and provides education as needed. Collaborates in the development and implement Spiritual Plan of Care. Assists patients/families dealing with ordinary and complex grief issues. Participates in quality improvement processes including the development of quality indicators. Responds to codes/rapid responses and provides support and compassion as needed. Represents Spiritual Care Department through active participation on hospital/system committees. Remains current in terms of national certification requirements.