Bereavement Coordinator

Monroe, Louisiana, United States | Full-time

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Bereavement Coordinator is responsible to plan, implement, and maintain a bereavement program to help the family cope with death related grief and loss issues for up to 13 months following the death of the individual hospice patient as well as offer Bereavement to facilities where hospice patients reside.

As a member of the Bereavement Team, you will serve as a critical liaison between the benefit of hospice services and potential patients, their loved ones and caregivers, and our healthcare partners. Contributing to patient access to care at Heart of Hospice will not only bring you purpose in and satisfaction with your work, but will also welcome you into our dedicated, skilled, and mission-driven team.

About Us:

Heart of Hospice was founded in 2007 with a vision to transform end-of-life care in the communities we serve. We currently provide care to 16 regions across Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Oklahoma, and South Carolina. We believe all hospice-eligible patients and those who love them deserve the best care at the end of life. Our team members receive access to excellent training, innovative technology, competitive benefits, and unlimited opportunities to learn and grow.

The Position:

The Bereavement Coordinator will coordinate and supervise all aspects of the grieving process. He/she will also supervise the documentation and assessment in addition to providing grief counseling. This includes one-to-one, groups, and ongoing follow-up to ensure timely and appropriate services are provided to family/caregivers. Assists as needed in evaluating and planning services with hospice personnel, i.e., yearly retreats, weekly support groups, hospice activities such as in-service education, hospice personnel meetings, and relevant committees (Interdisciplinary team meetings) Coordinates the planning of memorial services along with the chaplain.

The Requirements:

  • Minimum 4-year degree; preferred (Social Worker or Licensed counselor)
  • Documented evidence of appropriate training and experience counseling and addressing grief issues of the bereaved under the supervision of a qualified professional.
  • Hospice/ experience preferred

 

Why Should I Apply:

  • Excellent benefits
  • Competitive healthcare package
  • 401k match
  • Eligible for paid holidays and PTO from date of hire
  • EAP program
  • Supportive team environment
  • Growth and advancement opportunities

 Website: www.heartofhospice.net

Heart of Hospice is an Equal Opportunity Employer