Bereavement Services Coordinator - Hospice - Anchorage - job 635595

Providence Health & Services

Date: 02/23/2021

City: Anchorage, Alaska

Employment type: Full-time

Providence is calling a Bereavement Services Coordinator (Days, 1.0 FTE) to Providence Hospice in Anchorage, AK. We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all - especially those who are poor and vulnerable.


Apply today! Applicants that meet qualifications will receive a text with some additional questions from our Modern Hire system.


In this position you will:



  • Coordinate the assessment, planning, and delivery of individualized and appropriate grief counseling services for families, caregivers, and hospice staff.

  • Plan for and implements Hospice Bereavement Program development, and expansion in response to industry and regulatory standards as well as identified patient, family, and community needs.

  • Monitor program activities for quality and excellence. Tracks and communicates program activity levels and outcomes to appropriate audiences (leadership staff, internal and external publics) as directed.

  • Participate in IDG discussions and care planning at both formal and informal team meetings. Document discussions and status updates in the Medical Record per Hospice policies and procedures.

  • Work collaboratively with the Hospice Volunteer Coordinator to recruit and place bereavement volunteers in appropriate service positions within hospice framework. Act as an on-going resource for bereavement volunteers by providing guidance, support, and developmental feedback where appropriate.

  • Provide continuing education to internal and external audiences on grief and bereavement topics.

  • Coordinate all internal and community events related to bereavement.

  • Maintain documentation of all assessments, care planning, and intervention, and customer feedback surveys for all hospice patient families.


Required qualifications for this position include:



  • 2 years of bereavement or grief counseling, chaplaincy, or social service experience that includes a focus on grief/loss counseling

  • 1 year of experience with program development


Preferred qualifications for this position include:




  • Bachelor's degree in related area



  • Automobile insurance according to Alaska State Motor Vehicle laws


About the ministry you will serve.


Providence Health & Services Alaska is among nation's best employers for healthy lifestyles! The National Business Group on Health, a non-profit association of large U.S. employers, has honored Providence Alaska for its commitment and dedication to promoting a healthy workplace and encouraging our caregivers (employees) and families to support and maintain healthy lifestyles. Mountain-Pacific Quality Health has awarded Providence Alaska Medical Center with its Quality Achievement Award for high-quality care in the areas of heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia and surgical infection prevention. This is the highest honor awarded by Mountain-Pacific.





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