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Pastoral Care Bereavement Coordinator - Hospice - Urbana - HEA000804

Hours per week: 20
Status (Benefits): Part-Time
Work Schedule: Monday thru Friday or flwxible
Location: 1501 Interstate Dr, Champaign, IL, United States

1501 Interstate Dr, Champaign, IL, United States

Job Description

Description

The Hospice Pastoral Care staff member is responsible for providing spiritual and emotional support and counseling to patients/families within the boundaries of the patient/family desires and belief system.

The Hospice Bereavement Coordinator is responsible for coordinating and directing bereavement services to patients and families. The Bereavement Coordinator works closely with other members of the hospice team in assisting with holistic care of patients and families. Provides individual and group counseling, facilities grief support group, and coordinates memorial services. The Bereavement Coordinator shall demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development as well as the emotional and psychosocial needs from all age groups. Responsible for making visits in various settings, and working evenings or weekends when assigned.

Qualifications

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

 

Knowledge of religious philosophy and guidance/bereavement counseling at a level normally acquired through completion of an accredited religious seminary or theological school. 

 

Minimum of 1 to 2 years’ experience in providing pastoral care to persons within a medical setting preferred and/or 1 year of parish experience.

 

Knowledge of state, federal and JCAHO regulations

 

Computer skills

 

Ability to work independently and execute own work load

 

 

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

 

Bachelor Degree or experience in the practice of counseling with a variety of age groups or previous experience in the treatment of bereavement.

 

Clinical pastoral education (CPE) training and experience in working with life threatening illness and death.

 

Previous experience in bereavement, clinical counseling.

 

CPE training and experience in working with life threatening illness and death. 

 

Knowledge of Catholic sacramental of moral theology.

    

Chaplain certification with NACC or APC 

 

Knowledge of EPIC preferred

 

CPR encouraged but not required

 

 

 

EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disabled

Job seekers will be afforded equal opportunity regardless of their race, ethnicity, veteran status or disability status.

 

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Job seekers will be afforded equal opportunity regardless of their race, ethnicity, veteran status or disability status.