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AccentCare, Inc. Bereavement Specialist in Norwood, Massachusetts

Overview Why You’ll Love Being a Bereavement Specialist at AccentCare Do you enjoy providing outstanding patient care? Bring your organizational skills and knowledge of at-home care and join the AccentCare team today in this Bereavement Specialist job. When you join AccentCare, you become part of a team that is not only dedicated to their patients, but to each other as well. Here, you will truly make a difference each and every day as you work alongside a supportive team. With a competitive benefits package, work-life balance, professional development, and an outstanding work environment, you will have everything you need to achieve success in your career. Bring your passion for patient care and you will build a career you love in this Bereavement Specialist job. Join the AccentCare team and apply for this Bereavement Specialist opportunity today! $52000 - $70720 / year Responsibilities Bereavement Specialist Responsibilities Coordinates the assessment and delivery of grief counseling needs and services (one-to-one, groups, and ongoing follow-up) to ensure timely and appropriate services are provided to family/caregivers. Plans for Bereavement Program development, expansion and refinement through annual evaluation of services. Provides support to hospice personnel coping with work related grief. Assists as needed in evaluating and planning services to meet hospice personnel support needs (i.e., yearly retreats, weekly support groups). Functions independently, but seeks and accepts guidance from other members of the interdisciplinary group, or from member of the community. Qualifications Bereavement Specialist Qualifications Master’s degree, in the area of mental health, preferred or Bachelor’s degree, in counseling, theology or related field required. Experience with families/caregivers and patients through death/dying issues Knowledge and commitment to hospice philosophy Demonstrates good verbal and written communication, and organization skills Understanding of grief response and experience with counseling individuals and/or in groups regarding loss If making home visits, must be a licensed driver with an automobile that is insured in accordance with state or organization requirements and is in good working order