• Bereavement Counselor

    Job Locations US-NY-New York
    Req #
    253863
    Agency
    MJHS Hospice & Palliative Care
    Status
    Regular Full-Time
    Location : Postal Code
    10006
    Category
    Social Work and Mental Health Services
    Office or Field
    Field-based
  • Overview

    Do you have a "Hospice Heart"?

     

    If your answer is yes, then you are just the person we are looking for. When days cannot be added to a life, we add life to remaining days. Our multidisciplinary teams offer culturally-sensitive, end-of-life and palliative care services to patients and their families at home or in assisted living communities, skilled nursing facilities and hospitals. 

     

    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

    • Bilingual Cantonese/Mandarin speaking ability strongly preferred
    • Master's degree in a counseling-related discipline
    • 2 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
    • Valid NY State driver’s license is preferred

    Benefits

    We truly value our staff and further acknowledge their contributions by offering:

    • Employee and family health coverage
    • Competitive salaries
    • Employer contributed pension plan
    • Generous time off
    • Tuition reimbursement
    • 403(b) retirement plan

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