DescriptionThe incumbent is a member of an interdisciplinary team and reports to the Director of the Palliative Care Department. Provides clinical counseling, critical psycho-social support to palliative care patients through the Palliative Care Services consult team. Responsible for the provision of psychological services to patient and their family effected by chronic and/or life-limiting conditions. Conducts appropriate assessment of patient and family mental health needs. Provides consultation to health care professionals regarding the impact of psycho-social factors on patients’ illness and conducts in-services for hospital staff to foster holistic care of patient and families. Provides education and supportive services to healthcare team members related to stress, grief and loss, including the Palliative Care team.” Develop bereavement materials and facilitate the bereavement process for patients and their families in conjunction with existing and developing programs.
Applicants will be afforded equal opportunity without discrimination because of race, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin or ancestry, age physical or mental handicap unrelated to ability or an unfavorable discharge from military service.
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