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Category: Social Work, Counseling & Chaplaincy
Facility: Ryan House Peds Palliative Care Unit
Department: Inpatient Services
Schedule: Full Time 40 hrs/week
Shift: Day Shift
Hours: 8am - 5pm
Job Details:

Hospice of the Valley is a national leader in hospice care and has been serving the Phoenix metropolitan area since 1977.  A mission-driven, not-for-profit organization, Hospice of the Valley employs compassionate, skilled professionals who are committed to excellence, enjoy teamwork and contribute daily to our mission and culture of caring. Team members experience a friendly, supportive atmosphere, leadership support, autonomy, flexibility and the privilege of doing meaningful, rewarding work. 


Position Profile

Seeking a Bereavement Counselor to work jointly with Phoenix Children's Hospital and Ryan House (pediatric).  This position will be responsible to help develop a comprehensive full-spectrum prenatal, perinatal and pediatric grief support program with a seamless continuum of care to serve all bereaved children and families in our organizations. This  role will provide professional counseling, support services, and in-depth education about grief and loss to support children facing and following the death of a sibling and their families.



§  Develops and maintains therapeutic relationships.

§  Provides comprehensive bereavement assessments.

§  Develops and maintains comprehensive plan of care.

§  Provides effective therapeutic counseling and support.

§  Contributes to HOV and the community with grief expertise and support.

§  Creates timely and accurate documentation.

§  Adheres to HOV standards and facilitates continuously improved processes/services.

§  Maintains and enhances professional skills.

§  Adheres to high standards of personal and professional conduct.


Minimum Qualifications

§  Master's degree in counseling, psychology, child life specialty, or other allied health field from accredited program.

§  Minimum two years of recent experience in child and family grief and loss counseling.



Preferred Qualifications

§  Hospice experience preferred.

§  Bilingual/Bicultural; Spanish is  preferred.



Hospice of the Valley offers competitive salaries and excellent benefits that include medical, dental and vision plans, generous paid time off, a matching 401k, tuition assistance, an award winning wellness program and a host of employee recognition and rewards. Employees also receive comprehensive orientation, training and development opportunities.


Hospice of the Valley is an equal employment opportunity employer. EOE/M/F/D/V

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