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Bereavement Counselor Per Diem

Job Details

Req #:
254929

Job Location(s):
Bronx, NY / Queens, NY / New York, NY / Brooklyn, NY / Staten Island, NY **This job requires travel between the locations listed above**

Zip Code:
10314

Category:
Social Work and Mental Health Services

Agency:
MJHS Hospice & Palliative Care

Status:
Per Diem

Office:
Field-based

Our groundbreaking hospice and palliative care programs offer a significant difference when dealing with a life-limiting condition. We offer a broad range of services in the community or facility-based to help patients and their families ease the burden of managing a life-limiting illness or end of life care.

Responsibilities:

The Bereavement Coordinator utilizes supportive counseling services to provide the clinical assessment and treatment of grief & loss needs for patients and bereaved persons of all ages in accordance with the interdisciplinary plan-of-care;  The Coordinator also participates in the clinical training and supervision of Bereavement Interns; Supports special programming, research, education and marketing efforts to promote the organization's mission and growth; and responds to the grief & loss needs of staff and the community-at-large. 

Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in a counseling-related discipline.
  • Two years' experience working in a health care setting as a counselor; including a minimum of 6 months experience in hospice or palliative care (academic internship placement hours may be included as a portion of this experience).
  • Current state or national license/certification in specific professional discipline; grief-counseling certification through ADEC or the AAGC within the first year of employment is encouraged.
  • A valid NY State driver's license is preferred.  
  • Word Processing, spreadsheet, and electronic medical records skills a must.
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