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Providence Bereavement Services Coordinator - Hospice in Anchorage, Alaska


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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Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Community Service

Location: Alaska-Anchorage

Req ID: 285661