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Bereavement Coordinator

at Covenant Living Communities in West ChicagoSt. Charles, Illinois, United States

Job Description

We Are Inspired to Serve. Join us!Making a difference in the lives of others - that's what working at CovenantCare Home Health & Hospice is all about. Our healthcare professionals have the opportunity each and every day to make a difference in the lives of older adults. From improving quality of life, to creating peace of mind for them and their families, our team members know that as a part of our community, they are changing lives. CovenantCare is seeking qualified candidates for a Social Worker/Bereavement Coordinator to help in fulfilling our common purpose: to create joy and peace of mind for our clients and their families by creating a better way of life. Join our organization, where teamwork, respect, and service are part of our everyday environment and build your health care career in a supportive, faith-based community.

Essential Job Functions/Responsibilities
Assesses the psychosocial status of patients and families/caregivers related to the patient's terminal illness and environment and communicates finding to the registered nurse and other members of the interdisciplinary group. Provides an assessment in the patient's identified residence and assistance when this is not safe and another plan is required.
Carries out social evaluations, including family dynamics, caregiver abilities, communication patterns, high risks for suicide, neglect or abuse and plans intervention based on evaluation findings. Counsels patient and family/caregivers as needed in relationship to stress, and other identified coping difficulties. provided crisis intervention when necessary.
Assesses for, and educated interdisciplinary group, on any special needs relate to the culture of the patient and family. Includes communication, role of family, space, and any special traditions or taboos.
Maintains clinical records on all patients referred to social work.
Educates patients and families on, and assists in, preparation of advanced directives.
Provides information and referral services for organization patients and families/caregivers regarding practical and environmental needs.
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.
Provides bereavement information and referral services to callers from the community. Expands and maintains community resource list as needed.
Position Qualifications
Master's degree in Social Work with qualifications of experienced clinical grief counseling.
Licensed Social Worker in state applying in.
Minimum of one year experience in healthcare, hospice experience preferred.
Must be a licensed driver with an automobile that is insured and in good working order.
In compliance with state and federal vaccine mandates.

For full time employees, we offer a generous benefits package that includes:
Medical, dental and vision insurance
Employer paid group term life and disability
Paid Time Off (PTO) & six paid holidays
403(b) with a 3% employer match
Fitness center use at most facilities.
Various voluntary benefits:
Life, AD&D
Tuition assistance and scholarships
Employee assistance program
Legal services, home/auto insurance, discount purchasing program
Pet Insurance
For more information about Covenant Living and CovenantCare at Home, please visit or .

Covenant Living and CovenantCare at Home are equal opportunity employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, national origin or ancestry, age, disability, marital status, pregnancy, protected veteran status, protected genetic information, or any other characteristics protected by local laws, regulations, or ordinances.

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Job Posting: 10991448

Posted On: Jun 06, 2023

Updated On: Jul 06, 2023

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