Providence Health & Services Grief Support Counselor in Tukwila, Washington
Providence is calling a Grief Support Counselor (1.0 FTE, Day Shift) to Spiritual Care at SCS Hospice in Tukwila, Washington.
The Grief Support Services Counselor provides Grief Support Services to hospice patients, families, and the community. General duties include conducting bereavement assessments, providing anticipatory and bereavement counseling to individuals and groups, and providing education and training in the field of loss and grief.
In this position you will:
Coordinate the day-to-day provision of bereavement services for hospice and community clients in association with the Grief Support Services Manager & the Grief Support Services Assistant
Consult with patient care staff regarding requests related to potentially high risk bereavement and complicated grief
Assist in the completion of the bereavement assessment and develop appropriate bereavement care plans for hospice and community clients
Initiate phone contact with grieving family/friends to present services, offer support and resources
Provide one-on-one grief counseling to agency and community clients
Screen for and facilitates grief support group meetings as offered by program
Required qualifications for this position include:
Master's Degree in counseling, psychology, social work or theological studies/pastoral ministry
Three (3) years post master's work experience. Prior internship at PHOS or other relevant social services-related role counts towards the 3 years of post master’s work
One (1) year Experience in health care setting
One (1) year Experience providing grief counseling to individuals and/or families
Current Counseling Certification or License through Washington State Department of Health
Current Washington State Driver's license
Current Healthcare Provider CPR certification
Preferred qualifications for this position include:
Two (2) years experience in health care setting
Proficient in the use of computers and Microsoft Office Suite programs required.knowledge of Electronic Health Record system
About the ministry you will serve.
Providence Hospice and Home Care provides quality, timely, comprehensive medical care in the homes of patients in Snohomish County in Washington State, including Camano Island. Our Mission is to improve the quality of life of our community by providing professional, compassionate, quality care, in appropriate settings, enabling individuals and families to manage health care problems and life-threatening illnesses. The wide-ranging care we provide includes the service of physicians, registered nurses, CWCN registered nurse wound care specialists, medical social workers, rehabilitation therapists, home health aides, chaplains and volunteers.
Our Inpatient Hospice Care Center provides a unique alternative to traditional home-based care for hospice patients who need symptom management which cannot be provided in the home. Located at Providence Regional Medical Center Everett, the center serves patients in the hospital and offers the community a complete continuum of hospice care.
We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit
As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.
Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.
Job Category: Counseling
Req ID: 319119