Carolinas Healthcare System Bereavement Clinician - Union County Hospice in United States

Bereavement Clinician - Union County Hospice

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Date: Dec 5, 2018


Charlotte, NC, US, 28110

Company: Atrium Health

Job Req ID: 180462

Position Number: 00164748

Employment Type: Part Time

Shift: Variable/On Call

Shift Details: 10:00am-4:00pm

Standard Hours: 24.00

Department Name: Bereavement

Location: Hospice of Union County

Location Details:

Carolinas HealthCare System is Atrium Health. Our mission remains the same: to improve health, elevate hope and advance healing - for all. The name Atrium Health allows us to grow beyond our current walls and geographical borders to impact as many lives as possible and deliver solutions that help communities thrive. For more information, please visit

Job Summary

Provides and ensures quality pre-bereavement and bereavement services to terminally ill patients and their families in accordance with the Hospice philosophy, mission statement, policies and procedures and will all laws, rules, regulations and standards applicable to agency operations and teammate's job functions.

Essential Functions

  • Completes pre-bereavement and bereavement assessments.

  • Provides individual, family and group counseling as needed to patients and families.

  • Complete the psychosocial portion of the comprehensive assessment on an as needed basis.

  • Leads grief support groups.

  • Participates in the coordination of Memorial Service.

  • Completion and follow-up of suicide risk assessments.

  • Participates in the Hospice Patient and Family Service Department on-call rotation.

  • Supports the agencys accreditation and compliance activities.

  • Physical Requirements

Primary work setting is patient/family home environment. Potential exposure to pathogens, patient�s blood, body fluids and household chemicals. Frequent movement to and from Hospice Center and patient/family residencies. Some work in climate controlled office setting and facility appropriate for group meetings and in-services. Must meet requirements of the organization�s pre-employment screening.

Education, Experience and Certifications

Masters Degree in Social Work, Divinity, Counseling or Expressive Therapies from an accredited school required. Minimum of one year experience in bereavement counseling, family system theory or related field required. Strong counseling skills to provide individual, family and group support. Adapt to flexible schedule as necessary. Effective listening and strong communication skills. Must maintain expertise in knowledge of accreditation, regulatory and compliance standards. Function as part of an interdisciplinary team as well as work independently. Proficient computer skills. Reliable transportation; current NC Drivers License; acceptable driving record. Clean National Sex Offender Registry record check.

At Atrium Health, formerly Carolinas HealthCare System, our patients, communities and teammates are at the center of everything we do. Our commitment to diversity and inclusion allows us to deliver care that is superior in quality and compassion across our network of more than 900 care locations.

As a leading, innovative health system, we promote an environment where differences are valued and integrated into our workforce. Our culture of inclusion and cultural competence allows us to achieve our goals and deliver the best possible experience to patients and the communities we serve.

Posting Notes: Not Applicable

Carolinas HealthCare System is an EOE/AA Employer