Bereavement Counselor

Institution name:

Mount Carmel


Columbus, OH, United States, 43213


At Mount Carmel, we’re committed to making a meaningful difference in the lives of our patients and communities. Our colleagues – people like you – share our passion for always going above and beyond to provide the highest standards of care.
Our Patient Care Support colleagues support our mission in a variety of ways. Their compassion and commitment to collaborative excellence positively impacts our patients and the communities we serve. This is what truly sets Mount Carmel apart. In return, Mount Carmel provides excellent learning and growth opportunities, excellent benefits and opportunities to succeed. With Hospice & Palliative Care Patients receive relief from pain and discomfort, as well as the emotional and spiritual support of experienced, empathetic professionals.

Our Bereavement Counselor is responsible for facilitates the provision of bereavement services to Hospice families and community members as appropriate in their homes (hospice only), facilities or in the hospice bereavement designated space. Practices within Joint Commission and Medicare regulatory standards.

Practices within Joint Commission and Medicare regulatory standards provides: a) bereavement assessment to discern risk status for complicated mourning; b) facilitate scope of bereavement services through phone calls, support groups, individual counseling, crisis intervention, lethality assessment, risk management and school outreach; c) active planner and participant in the family-focused Evergreen program.

Completes suicide lethality assessments and initiates a safety plan per policy. Collaborates with clinical manager per policy and procedures regarding all risk management issues.

Assists in the coordination of the Evergreen program, including volunteer training and designing group age-appropriate activities.

Education: Master's degree in social work from a college accredited by the Council of Social or related field preferred. Work Education or a Master's degree preferably in counseling.

Licensure / Certification: Independent licensure preferred (LISW-S or PCC-S) with supervision endorsement(s).

Experience: Minimum experience preferred is two years in clinical practice with loss, grief and in a medical environment.
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