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Grief Counselor (Social Worker)

Posted on May 22, 2019 by Alive Hospice

Nashville, TN 37203
Leisure & Sport
17 May 2019
Annual Salary
Full-Time
Alive Hospice is seeking a Grief Counselor to add to the TEAM! This position is full time and located in our Nashville office.
SUMMARYThe Alive Hospice Grief Counselor provides grief counseling and bereavement support services to the families of Alive Hospice patients and the community at large. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Provides counseling, in the office, for issues related to terminal illness, death or bereavement, to hospice patients, their families and others in the communityProvides bereavement counseling, via home visits, to Alive Hospice families, as needed.Completes documentation as part of client/patient records in a timely manner, and denoting their progress.Makes referrals to and/or activates other community resources on behalf of clients/patients when appropriate.Makes appropriate referrals to other community resources, as needed , for clients ineligible for Alive Hospice services.Facilitates care- giver and bereavement support groups, as requested by Director of the Grief Center, for Alive Hospice families and the community.Assists in training volunteers as requested by Director of the Grief Center.Provides educational presentations and information about Alive Hospice services, death, dying and bereavement issues for service providers, the educational community, congregations, businesses, other professionals, professional organizations and community service organizations.Describes bereavement services and provides crisis counseling to phone inquirers.Maximizes opportunities to enhance visibility of bereavement services within the agency and within the service area.Participates in special projects and other duties, as assigned.EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCEMaster's degree from an accredited School of Social Work required ; minimum of two years of post Master's experience in a hospice, medical or mental health setting or equivalent combination of education and experience. Minimum of one year post Master's experience conducting individual, family and/or group therapy in the above setting preferred. CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONSLicensed by the State of Tennessee as an L.C.S.W. or working toward licensure preferred. If required to drive to carry out the duties of this position: current driver's license and automobile insurance as required by Tennessee State Law. Alive Hospice is an equal opportunity employer. Our benefits package includes: health, vision and life insurance; vacation and sick days; paid holidays; retirement plan and long term disability; and company car or mileage reimbursement based on the position. Visit for more information. Category: Social Services , Keywords: Grief Counselor

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