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Bereavement Counselor

Northwell health

This is a Full-time position in Woodbury, NY posted July 28, 2021.

Job DescriptionJob Description Provides counseling, advocacy and chemical dependency treatment services to bereaved family members of hospice patients and the general community.

Job Responsibility * Interviews new patients and provides program orientation.* Conducts psychosocial assessment related to chemical dependence.* Collaborates with healthcare team members to develop and implement patient treatment plan.* Conducts individual, group and family counseling sessions.* Provides transitional care services to facilitate patient discharge.* Serves as a liaison to referral sources to facilitate continuity of care.* Performs related duties as required.

All responsibilities noted here are considered essential functions of the job under the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Duties not mentioned here, but considered related are not essential functions.

Job Qualification * Master’s Degree required, or equivalent combination of education and related experience.* Current License to practice as a Master Social Worker, or Current License to practice as a Clinical Social Worker in New York State, or Current License to practice as a Mental Health Counselor in New York State required, plus specialized certifications as needed.* 1-3 years of relevant experience, required.* Training and experience preferred in crisis intervention, bereavement, counseling & group experience.* Ability to assess bereavement needs of adults and develop plan of care, preferred.