Providence Health & Services Bereavement Counselor - Hospice in Everett, Washington


Providence is calling for a part-time Bereavement Counselor (Hospice, Day Shift, 0.6 FTE) to Providence Hospice and Home Care of Snohomish County in Everett, Washington. Providence Hospice provides grief support services to families served by hospice and to the community. 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.

In this position you will:

  • Provide individual and family grief support and counseling.

  • Co-facilitates the bereavement program’s support groups as needed.

  • Be responsible for the bereavement program components and training associated with Camp Erin, as assigned.

  • Participate in community education to promote understanding of grief and issues of bereavement.

  • Establish and promote positive working relationships both within the team, agency and organization.

  • Participate in relevant education activities to improve job knowledge and to promote professional growth.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Master’s degree in social work or counseling from an accredited school, or meets requirements of a church denomination re-ordination (Clinical Pastoral Education). Significant appropriate and relevant years of work experience may substitute for degree requirement.

  • Current MSW/CSW license in the State of Washington or related field license “Counselor, LMFT, LMHC,” or licensure in process

  • Current Washington State driver’s license and have access to daily use of an insured reliable vehicle or an alternate ability to travel to sites as required

  • Experience in a health care and/or pediatric services setting

  • Demonstrated skills in working with pediatric and dying persons and their families essential

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • 5 years previous of hospice experience

  • Education and/or experience in counseling, including basic psychological, social and spiritual needs of the bereave persons and risk assessment when appropriate

About the ministry you will serve.

Providence Hospice and Home Care provides quality, timely, comprehensive medical care in the homes of patients in Snohomish County in Washington State, including Camano Island. Our Mission is to improve the quality of life of our community by providing professional, compassionate, quality care, in appropriate settings, enabling individuals and families to manage health care problems and life-threatening illnesses. The wide-ranging care we provide includes the service of physicians, registered nurses, CWCN registered nurse wound care specialists, medical social workers, rehabilitation therapists, home health aides, chaplains and volunteers.

Our Inpatient Hospice Care Center provides a unique alternative to traditional home-based care for hospice patients who need symptom management which cannot be provided in the home. Located at Providence Regional Medical Center Everett, the center serves patients in the hospital and offers the community a complete continuum of hospice care.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

Our Mission

As people of Providence, we reveal God's love for all, especially the poor and vulnerable, through our compassionate service.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is the third largest not-for-profit health system in the United States. Providence employs more than 82,000 caregivers (employees) across a five-state area; AK, WA, MT, OR, and CA. Our facilities include 34 hospitals, 600 physician clinics, senior services, supportive housing and other health and educational services. 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: Part-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Social Work / Care Management / Counseling

Location: Washington-Everett

Req ID: 184932