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Grief Counselor
Full Time

Department: Grief Care
Reports to: Director of Social Work and Grief Care

You can make a difference every day as part of Angela Hospice’s exceptional team. Angela Hospice was founded 35 years ago, rooted on values of respect, dignity, and compassion – and that caring vision extends not only to the patients and families we care for, but to our team members, colleagues, and the community.

We’re looking for a Grief Counselor who shares this vision.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Completes the Bereavement-Risk assessment for each new client during the first counseling session.
  • Participates in developing the plan of care for each patient/family member.
  • Utilizes existing community resources to assist families.
  • Provides counseling, support, and therapeutic interventions as clinically appropriate in individual and group settings.
  • Maintains current documentation in the clinical chart.
  • Identifies own educational needs to keep current professionally and upgrades knowledge and skills by attending workshops, seminars, and self-study.
  • Serves as an educational resource in the community by providing outreach, including writing articles or public speaking, when requested.
  • Knowledge of virtual formats to providing counseling services via Zoom.
  • Serves as a field instructor for graduate students, as requested.
  • Committed to following Resident Rights policies and procedures.
  • Works cooperatively with all levels of Angela Hospice Home Care, Inc.
  • Observes all Angela Hospice policies and procedures.
  • Attends all mandatory in-services and general staff meetings.

What You Bring

  • Graduate of an accredited institution, MSW
  • Current licensure in the State of Michigan, LMSW, LLMSW
  • Previous hospice experience preferred
  • Past experience in a counseling role, working with children, adolescence, and adults

Please note: The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) is requiring COVID-19 vaccination for staff within all Medicare and Medicaid-certified facilities. This policy applies to Angela Hospice and our employees.