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Bereavement Counselor

Company: Silverado Senior Living
Location: Houston
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Silverado Hospice. Passion. Possibilities. Purpose.

Silverado Associates know that there is no substitute for a meaningful career. We take pride in knowing the world is a better place because of what we do, and we feel fortunate to be part of a family that is unified in this commitment. We get the chance to learn every day, the opportunity to grow, and the ability to help others. At Silverado, it is about ENRICHING LIVES!

Silverado is presently seeking a Bereavement Counselor to join our Hospice team.

Summary of Major Functions:

  • The Bereavement Counselor works in conjunction with the interdisciplinary team to administer a program of grief counseling and support services for survivors of patients served by hospice and the community at large.
  • Conducts bereavement assessments, develops plans of care in conjunction with the IDT and documents all bereavement activities.
  • Designs and distributes materials to families eligible for and/or receiving bereavement services.

  • Develops educational programs for families and staff on loss, grief, and related topics.

  • Provide consultation to interdisciplinary team members about bereavement counseling

  • Participates in community and volunteer education programs.

  • Evaluates the bereavement program and services on a quarterly and annual basis.

  • Participates in the QAPI program.

  • Prepares service reports as requested by management. Maintains continuing education through academic studies, seminars, and workshops.

  • Attends and participates in in-services, staff meetings and case conferences.

  • Completes all documentation in an accurate and legible manner.Complies with hospice policies and procedures, laws and regulations and standards of practice.



  • Master's degree in Social Work or related human services field or a graduate of accredited seminary or school of theology or appropriate certification in hospital or pastoral ministry.
  • Documented evidence of training in dealing with grief and loss.


  • Clinical experience in the area of grief and loss, family therapy and group activities.
  • Must have valid Driver's License and auto insurance.
  • LMSW required.

At Silverado, we sincerely appreciate our Associates! Silverado has been awarded the Best Place to Work Award in both Texas and Southern California. Silverado offers competitive pay and great benefits for full-time associates including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k) with an employer match, vacation, and sick time as well as great opportunities for growth.


To maintain our world class standard, all offers of employment with Silverado are contingent upon a satisfactory background check as well as drug screening, a physical and TB testing (if required for the position). Silverado also uses E-Verify to confirm work authorization with both the Social Security Administration and the Department of Homeland Security.

Keywords: Silverado Senior Living, Houston , Bereavement Counselor, Other , Houston, Texas

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