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Chaplain Services

RMCHCS offers spiritual support for patients and their families through its Chaplain services. RMCHCS' Chaplains can play a pivotal role in patient's emotional, social and spiritual healing. Professional Chaplains can provide presence, active listening, encouragement, and prayer 24 hours per day, seven days a week. A Chaplain is available at the hospital, home health, Hospice and clinics. To contact the Chaplain, call the main switchboard at 505-863-7000.

Advance Medical Directives

Reference see Advance Medical Directives.

For more information about Advance Medical Directives or for help to complete a form, please call the RMCHCS Chaplain at 505-863-7140.

Ethics Committee

RMCHCS has an Ethics Committee that can assist patients with any questions regarding their treatment wishes or situations involving ethical, legal or religious choices. If a patient or family member wishes to contact the Ethics Committee, call 505-863-7140.

Memorial Services

In November of each year, the RMCHCS chaplain hosts a memorial service. Family members of patients who have died in the hospital or in RMCHCS' hospice program over the past year, are invited to attend the service.

The service takes place in the solarium, located on the third floor of the hospital.

Pastoral Support

For help with spiritual needs and emotional support, or to locate a clergy person of a particular faith group, please call the hospital chaplain at 505-863-7140.

Alcohol and Substance Use Disorder Resources

Click here to view local resources for alcohol and substance use services.