Bereavement Coordinator

Compassionate Care Hospice - The Villages, FL (30+ days ago)3.5


We are actively seeking aper diem Bereavement Coordinator for The Villages, FL program. The schedule will be up to 30 hours/week.

Summary:

This position is responsible for coordinating an organized bereavement program for patients/families/caregivers, both before death, and for at least thirteen months following a patient’s death. In addition, the individual will supervise activities of bereavement volunteers.

Additional duties will include (yet not be limited to):

  • Develop, coordinate and evaluate an organized program for the delivery of bereavement services.
  • Develop a bereavement care plan reflecting family needs and frequency of services.
  • Assess and evaluates grief needs and risk factors associated with grief.
  • Conduct assessment of family response to grief and loss issues.
  • Provide services in accordance with plan of care.
  • Complete all documentation as required by the organization in compliance with legal, governmental and accreditation requirements.
  • Attend team meetings and maintain effective communication with other team members.
  • Ensures mechanisms are in place to honor family and caregiver’s choices regarding bereavement contact or services.
  • Oversee the development and activities of bereavement volunteers to support the bereavement services of the organization.
  • Ensure all bereavement services are provided by staff that has adequate experience and training in dealing with grief.

The ideal candidate will possess the following:

  • Bachelors or Masters of Divinity Degree or equivalent theological degree, or Bachelors or Masters of Social Services/Counseling or a BSN with pastoral studies.
  • Understanding of grief response and experience with counseling individuals and/or groups regarding loss.
  • Ability to function as an effective member of an integrated healthcare team.
  • Excellent oral and written communications and interpersonal skills.
  • Licensed driver with a reliable automobile which is insured in accordance with state law and organization policy.

Job Type: Part-time

Experience:

  • Bereavement Coordinator: 1 year (Preferred)

Location:

  • The Villages, FL (Preferred)