Coordinator Bereavement- Part Time

AseraCare 301 East Price St -  Savannah, Missouri 64485
6/20/2017 9:15:23 AM
JOB ID: 1707585 Specialty: Other Professionals




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"You appreciate our team approach to hospice care as a Bereavement Coordinator(PT/NX) at AseraCare Hospice. That’s because you know how to provide the best care to our patients and their families. Rather than treating the disease, we treat the whole person and that’s why it’s so important to have an expansive support network. So by providing support in your area of expertise, you will make a meaningful contribution to quality hospice care. Use your talent to make a difference today a Bereavement Coordinator(PT/NX) at AseraCare Hospice with a wide variety of responsibilities each and every day.

Are you ready to offer your expertise and experience to assist our objectives? You’ll work to optimize customer satisfaction during these invaluable moments. Ideal Bereavement Coordinator(PT/NX) candidates should also have:

Coordinates and manages Bereavement Services and supports the Provider Relations activities of the organization.

Essential Job Functions

  • Coordinates and manages Bereavement Services by receiving psycho/social/spiritual information from patients/families for members of
    the interdisciplinary team, contacting families after death to obtain funeral information and to schedule “Closure Visit”, completing a
    Bereavement Assessment within 4-6 weeks after death, or reviewing bereavement assessments completed by other team members,
    supervising the mailing of bereavement letters/cards, conducting follow-up bereavement counseling as indicated, and referring
    individuals to community resources as appropriate
  • Coordinates grief support groups
  • Coordinates hospice memorial services for family members and hospice staff and volunteers
  • Assigns and supervises bereavement volunteers
  • Participates in volunteer and staff education related to bereavement care
  • Maintains necessary documentation related to bereavement services


- A degree in social work, psychology, bereavement counseling from an accredited college or university. Master's degree preferred.
- Experience in dealing with grief and bereavement.
- Education and experience must equal at least five years.
- CPR certified. Must have 24-hour access to a motor vehicle and maintain personal auto liability insurance coverage.
- Must have valid driver's license.
- Must be able to relate professionally and positively to corporate staff and to work cooperatively with other associates at all levels.
- Must meet all local health regulations, pass post-offer drug test and pass post-employment physical exam if required. Must be capable of performing the essential job functions of this job, with or without reasonable accommodation.
- Must possess computer skills at a level necessary to accomplish the job

Job: Other Professionals

Primary Location: Missouri, Savannah

Schedule: Part-time

Shift: Day Job

Shift Time:

Department Address: 301 East Price St.*

Department City: Savannah

Department State: MO

Department Zipcode: 64485

Organization: AseraCare

Company Profile

Helping our patients and their families to feel as comfortable as possible during a stressful and emotional time is at the heart of everything we do at AseraCare. We know the value of managing hospice and palliative care as a journey, not an end, and of focusing our efforts on the whole person rather than simply treating the disease. We believe the hospice care journey is about compassion, commitment, and dignity. And for the dedicated professionals who share our vision, we offer career resources and opportunities that are second to none, helping you build a career that is every bit as rewarding as it is challenging. Choose your path. Set your goals. We will work with you to help you define your own success. You make excellence in hospice care and palliative medicine possible. That’s why at AseraCare, our commitment to our patients starts with you.

Savannah, MO
Savannah, Missouri

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