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Bereavement Assistant-VNA

Company: Southcoast Health
Location: Fairhaven
Posted on: March 9, 2023

Job Description:

At Southcoast Visiting Nurses Association, Inc., we acknowledge that our employees are what makes us great!Southcoast Health was voted by readers as South Coast Media Group's Best Place to Work in 2019 and 2020. Why? Because we have some of the most talented people in the world!Hours: 40hrsShift: Day/Evening shift; Shift 8am-4:30pmTravel: This is a home care position. Will require drivingWe are searching for a Bereavement Assistant to perform diversified duties in support of bereavement services for the Hospice Program, including but not limited to bereavement assessments, planning and directing bereavement activities, presenting bereavement education programs and assisting with the execution of Camp Angel Wings.Education and/or Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelor degree in a related field (e.g. counseling, pastoral care, social work), or the equivalent knowledge and experience are required.
  • Over three months of related experience, up to and including one year, is required.
  • Minimum of one to three years of clinical experience in the area of loss, grief and bereavement is preferred.
  • Experience in the facilitation of support groups preferred. Group experience and Bereavement/Spiritual Care Support preferred
  • Must possess and demonstrate highly effective interpersonal, customer service and communication skills as well as proficiency in computer skills, including experience with various software, database and electronic records program.
    Must be fully vaccinated against COVID 19 and seasonal Influenza. Must provide required vaccination documentation, unless approved for an exemption or deferral by Southcoast prior to starting employment.Southcoast Visiting Nurse Association (VNA) has a long history of serving people in our community by helping patients of all ages recover or live well with illness or injury. We provide compassionate and personalized care in comfort and privacy of the home to more than 9,000 patients each year.Southcoast Health is a community healthcare system with multiple access points, offering an integrated continuum of health services throughout Southeastern Massachusetts and Rhode Island. By uniting a single purpose and building an integrated system of services and resources, we have become one of the largest and fastest-growing health systems in Massachusetts. Together We Are More.

    • With more than 7,500 employees, Southcoast Health is the largest employer in Southeastern Mass., and the 18th largest employer in the Commonwealth, according to the Boston Business Journal.
    • We strive for a culture of health and well-being that recognizes, respects, and celebrates the rich diversity of one another and the communities we serve.
      We are committed to providing our employees in Massachusetts and Rhode Island with optimal benefits that promote a healthy work/life balance and add value to our employees' lives.

      • Generous Earned Time Off Package**
      • Health, Dental and Vision Insurance*
      • Tuition Assistance**
      • Short Term and Long Term Disability Insurance*
      • Life & AD&D insurance*
      • Flexible Spending Accounts*
      • 403B Retirement Plan with match
      • HealthQuest Wellness Program
      • Employee Assistance Program
      • Employee Discount Program
      • Career Development Opportunities
      • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Council
        Are you ready to make a difference in your community? Join us as we strive to be More than Medicine.Southcoast Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Keywords: Southcoast Health, New Bedford , Bereavement Assistant-VNA, Other , Fairhaven, Massachusetts

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