Responsible for overall management of a bereavement program. Responsibilities include the planning, implementation, maintainance and provision of services necessary to patients, identified caregivers, hospice staff, and the community at large. Amedisys bereavement services extend for the time period of the patient's admission to hospice services until at least thirteen months after the death of the patient. 1. Bachelor degree in social work, psychology, counseling, related field or pastoral education with documented evidence of training and experience in grief therapy and bereavement counseling helpful.
2.Prefer three (3) years experience in family and/or individual counseling with additional training in grief and bereavement.
3.Knowledge of grief and bereavement counseling; understanding of physical, psychosocial and spiritual needs of terminally ill patients and their caregivers.
4.Must be familiar with general use and functions of the computer, such as, user names and password concepts; internet; e-mail; navigation of computer desktop, including starting programs, using files, and windows, effectively use navigation buttons and tool bars; ability to self-manage online HR services and online training programs.
Amedisys is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, pregnancy, marital status, national origin, citizenship status, disability, military status, sexual orientation, genetic predisposition or carrier status or any other legally protected characteristic.
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