Part Time, Hospice Bereavement Coordinator - Macomb and St. Clair Counties

US-MI-Clinton Township
Job ID
2017-5569
Category
Bereavement / Spiritual Care

Overview

Great Lakes Caring understands that the value and quality of our care relies upon the ability and satisfaction of our employees. We prioritize patient care and employee satisfaction above corporate profitability. Because our core values underscore the foundation of our culture, we created I Am Great Lakes Caring to ensure that every employee embraces and is committed to our company's focus and mission. If you share our commitment to delivering superior quality care and loving where you work, then we invite you to join our team of compassionate professionals.

 

JOB OVERVIEW:

 

I am committed to quality. It is at the core of everything I do and every decision I make.

 

The Bereavement Coordinator is responsible for coordination of the hospice bereavement services offered in the assigned territory.

 

My commitment will include:

  • Assessing on an on-going basis the bereavement needs of families, lead bereavement groups and the process of bereavement throughout the designated hospice territory.
  • Providing bereavement support through grief counseling, memorial services, family assessment and therapeutic group counseling.
  • Consulting interdisciplinary team, client and family in issues related to grief and loss.
  • Maintaining organized, effective and efficient systems and communication to ensure the continuity of quality patient care delivered.
  • Providing necessary skills to appropriately report changes and document pertinent information and care rendered to the patient to ensure continuity of care.

 

Qualifications:

  • Education: Master degree in counseling, theology or related field, with documented training in Grief and Bereavement preferred.
  • Licensure: Must have valid driver’s license.
  • Experience: One (1) year experience in a health care or hospice setting. Experience in family therapy regarding issues of loss, grief, death and dying. Experience in developing and conducting programs of support.
  • Skills: Ability to develop and maintain rapport with family and clients. Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written. Ability to work well with an interdisciplinary team. Excellent skills in interpersonal relations and organization. Demonstrates problem solving and decision making abilities. Demonstrates knowledge of bereavement concepts; ability to relate concepts to personal experience. Knowledge of community resources and methods for client/family referrals. Ability to handle multiple priorities, documentation requirements and deadlines. Able to successfully execute professional presentations on behalf of the organization. Ability to document electronically within the organization’s software program.
  • Transportation: Reliable transportation.

 

I am committed to a caring culture that embraces teamwork and supports the employee.

 

At Great Lakes Caring Home Health and Hospice we want you to love your work and the people you work with, while making a positive difference in the lives of patients. That is why a career at Great Lakes Caring offers:

  • The ability to provide meaningful bereavement services for families and significant others who have had a loss of a love one.
  • The ability to provide bereavement services for the community and individuals not affiliated with hospice.
  • Competitive compensation (based on experience)
  • A full line of benefits including medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Paid vacation and holidays
  • Opportunities for advancement within our organization and longevity
  • NURSECAR company car program
  • Tuition reimbursement and certification testing

COMPANY OVERVIEW:

 

I am committed to integrity, efficiency and the highest ethical standards.

 

Great Lakes Caring Home Health and Hospice is one of the nation’s leading providers of in home health care. Since 1994, Great Lakes Caring has dedicated its resources to providing value-based, high quality care wherever our patients call home. Great Lakes Caring’s primary focus is to provide superior quality health care to those we are honored to serve, utilizing state-of-the-art technology and innovative processes which drive extraordinary patient outcomes. With locations across the country, Great Lakes Caring provides the right care, at the right time, in the right place. Great Lakes Caring is committed to being a great place to work for employees, and is the recipient of Fortune Magazine’s Best Workplaces in Healthcare and Best Workplaces for Millennials awards, in addition to being recognized as a National Best and Brightest Company to Work For.

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