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Bereavement Coordinator

General Information
Location  805 East Channing
Fergus Falls, MN 56537
United States
Contact Information
Name  Barbara Jandt, HR Manager
Phone  218-998-7303
Email  barbara.jandt@lbhomes.org
Description

LB Homes a multi-faceted Health Care and Services provide is offering a unique Career opportunity. We are seeking a individual with a Bachelor's (four year college) or equivalent degree in Theological or Social Work. This individual will be responsible for developing and implementing the Hospice Bereavement Program. Provide counsel, support and education to hospice families and to the individuals, families and groups who have experienced the loss of a loved one thru death.

Essential Functions:

- Developing and Implementing the bereavement program utilizing professional staff and volunteers appropriate to the service or event

- Provide bereavement assessment/reassessments, interventions, counselling and education for the bereaved client for 13 months following the death of the patient

- Develop, coordinate and facilitate grief support groups for bereaved individuals including members in the community

- Conduct bereavement education and support to community members and employees of a SNF/NF, ICF/MR or other facilities when appropriate

Qualifications:

- Bachelor's degree(four year college or Technical school), Field of Study: Theology or Social Work preferred.

- Experience or education in grief and or loss counseling required

- Current State Drivers license and personal vehicle

- Must pass MN. DHS finger print background study

- Current or applicable state license,registration or certification

Skills and Abilities:

- Ability to effectively build relationships with customers and co-workers

- Working knowledge of principles related to grief and loss

- Must have a commitment to concepts of palliative care and hospice

- Knowledge of community resources available if needed for additional grief support

 

Applications can be found at www.lbhomes.org or you can pick one up at: LB HOMES 824 S. Sheridan Fergus Falls, MN. 56537

LB Homes Human Resources (218) 998-7303 EOE

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