Resume of Kristin Richmond
||2001- 2003 Pittsburgh Institute of Mortuary Science
Courses Studied for Associates in Specialized Business Degree:
Basic and Health Sciences:
Human Anatomy, Chemistry, Environmental Health, Microbiology, Pathology, Embalming, Restorative Art
• Business and Professional Principles and Practice:
Accounting, Business English, Computer Science, Economics, Funeral Management, Funeral Service Marketing, Small Business Management, Professional Seminar Series, Risk Management, Human Resource Management, Contemporary Professional Issues
• Behavioral and Social Sciences
Communication Skills, Death and Children, Thanatology, Gerontology, Psychology, Psychology of Death, Psychology of Grief and Counseling, Social Psychology
• Legal, Ethical, Regulatory and Other Related Areas
Business Law, Ethics, Funeral Service Law, World Religions, Regulatory Compliance
• Passing score on National Board Exams:
Funeral Service Arts Score: 80
Funeral Service Science Score: 74
2003- 2005 International Academy of Design and Technology
Courses Studied for Associates in Justice Technology:
• State Weapons Certification Act, Police, Community and Media, Police Operations, Crime Scene Basics, Criminal Procedure, Civil Law, Advanced Crime Scene Techniques, Crash Scene Investigation and Traffic Issues, Crime and Crash Scene Investigations, Police Photography, Using Statistics and Analyzing Data, Report Writing, Modern Evidence Technology
• Awarded Honor Roll for 4 semesters and High Honors for 1 semester
• GPA 3.77
||2011- 2012 L. Beinhauer & Son Co.
General duties consist of completing my requirements set forth by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in order to gain a Funeral Director's license.
• I take death calls and determine which location the family chooses to use, meet with families to discuss funeral arrangements, write obituaries, coordinate with local clergy and cemeteries regarding the date and time of service, assist families in determining what veterans benefits are available and scheduling with local VFW's, Honor Guards and branches of the military, directs funerals, leads funerals in procession to the church or cemetery, orders merchandise such as caskets and urns and other memorial products such as Thumbies; placing the families flower orders, print off prayer cards and memorial folders, scans photographs into computer which will be used for creating a DVD for the visitation, adheres to a family follow up program to touch base with the family after services are completed, embalming, cosmetology, dressing and casketing of bodies, making removals during work hours and when available after hours, places deceased individuals into crematory and processing of cremated remains, driving hearse on day of funeral if needed, enters cases into computer using The Director's Assistant software, secures death certificates and general cleaning of the funeral home.
• Planning to take PA State Board Exam in April
2003-2005 Washington County Coroner’s Office
Primary duties included entering new cases into computer using Forensic Filer and E-Cedent software, answering death calls and determined if Coroner was needed to respond, investigated causes of death on a death certificate returned to our office by the PA Department of Health, Division of Vital Records, when the physician listed a cause that was other than natural, organized digital scene and autopsy photography, compiled office statistics to generate monthly and yearly reports, assisted at autopsies and worked closely with local media and law enforcement officials.