Spiritual Care at Parrish Medical Center
Spiritual care for patients and families is an integral part of the healing
process and comprehensive healthcare. Parrish Medical Center provides
24-hour spiritual and faith support to patients and families. Our Director
of Pastoral Care, Reverend Jerald Smith, D. Min., is board certified by
the Association of Professional Chaplains. Should you or your family desire
spiritual support during your hospital stay, Chaplain Smith may be reached
at extension 3526. If you need help contacting someone from your faith
community, you may call the Chaplain, or ask your nurse for assistance.
The All Faiths Chapel is located on the second floor near the top of the
There are times when questions and options about medical care and treatment
can conflict with personal believes and spiritual teachings. Parrish Medical
Center's Ethics Committee - a multidisciplinary group of physicians,
clergy, hospital staff, and community members - is available for consultation.