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  • Bereavement Coordinator

    Job Locations US-MO-Lees Summit | US-KS-Overland Park
    Requisition ID
    2018-8454
    Position Category
    Social Services
    Position Type
    Full-Time (30+ hours/week)
  • Overview

    Great new Career Opportunity in Hospice!

     

    Now Hiring -Bereavement Coordinator - Missouri

     

    Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:30am-5:00pm

     

    Ascend Hospice - is part of the Ascend family of Healthcare Companies. Our mission is to define excellence within the health care community. We are dedicated to inspiring people to live better lives through innovative health and wellness programs, products and services. We treat residents, their families and each other with respect, dignity and compassion. Through a collaborative and consultative approach, we strive to provide a framework of strength and stability for our patients, families and associates. We work to maintain the highest standards of care and service for our patients, families and valued employees.

     

    We are proud to Offer:

    • Competitive Salaries
    • Comprehensive Healthcare Benefits
    • 401(k) Retirement Plan
    • Paid Time Off
    • Mileage Reimbursement
    • Opportunities to advance and grow your career
    • And More!

    If working with people who are dedicated, compassionate, and concerned about their patients is essential to you, then you'll appreciate being a part of our team. We've built a strong reputation on the outstanding level of care that we provide.

     

    Ascend Hospice is an Equal Opportunity Employer

    EEO/AA/M/F/DV

    Responsibilities

    The Chaplain will be responsible for, but not limited to:

    1. Provides pastoral or spiritual counseling in keeping with patient/family beliefs, and in accordance with Ascend Hospice policies and procedures.
    2. Completes spiritual/pastoral assessment as indicated and appropriate, completed within 1 day of admission.
    3. Develops an individualized spiritual/pastoral plan of care, according to regulations.
    4. Offers patients and families of different philosophies and religious beliefs opportunities to discuss and share their thoughts, feeling, beliefs and values.
    5. Responds to hospice patient/family needs as requested.
    6. Coordinates and integrates pastoral services with other patient/family care services in order to ensure a continuum of care, including continuity of care following death or discharge.
    7. Prays with families and patients, if and when desired by the patient and/or family unit.
    8. Effectively participates as a member of the multidisciplinary Hospice team, providing quality Hospice care to the patient and his/her family.
    9. Provides bereavement services, in accordance with Ascend Hospice policies and procedures. Initiates bereavement assessment between 7 and 14 days after the death of the patient.
    10. Documents a plan of care for the bereaved survivors, based on the IDT's assessment.

     

    - Bereavement caseload to include:

    Bereavement assessments, develop plan of care, follow up with family members by phone and in person after patient’s death in supportive role according to state regulations. Set up and assist with grief/support groups, provide counseling to address anticipatory grief with patients and family members

     

    Qualifications

    Education:

    Master's Degree in Divinity

     

    Professional Experience:

    • 2-4 years of Chaplain experience with end of life care
    • At least 1 Unit of CPE completed
    • Ability to provide non-denominational spiritual care
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

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