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Bereavement Coordinator in Crown Point, IN at Harbor Light Hospice

Date Posted: 6/8/2018

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Job Description

Harbor Light Hospice is seeking a Bereavement Counselor.  The bereavement counselor is responsible for developing incoordination with the IDG, and delivering a planned, organized, effectivebereavement program to hospice families/significant others.

Participates as a member of the IDG, actively coordinatingall aspects of the patient’s hospice care, in accordance with currentprofessional standards and practice including participating in ongoinginterdisciplinary comprehensive assessments, developing and evaluating the planof care and contributing to patient and family counseling and education.


Duties andResponsibilities:

  1. In coordination with the IDG, develops an individualized plan of care for bereaved family members.

  2. Provides bereavement counseling, and on-going assessment either in person or via telephone at the scope and frequency specified in the bereavement plan of care.

  3. Document services provided in the medical record.

  4. Plan and implement bereavement support groups as appropriate.

  5. Assist the Pastoral Counselor with the planning and implementation of memorial services.

  6. Develop educational materials for distribution to families.

  7. Train and supervise bereavement volunteers.

  8. Participate in IDG meetings.

Participate in orientation and continuingeducation of employees.

Job Requirements

  1. Bachelor’s Degree in a Human Services or Health related field.

  2. Two years of counseling experience.

  3. Computer literacy and ability to learn the company licensed software programs.


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