Bereavement Counselor - Hospice - New River Valley - Regular Part Time

Radford, VA, US, 24141

Job Summary

This position will support Carilion's hallmarks of service excellence and quality for all job responsibilities. Ensures implementation of Hospice Bereavement Program Services. Will provide information and support to patients and families who experience loss and grief in our community.  Provides supervision to Hospice Volunteers, students, and other Hospice team members who participate in or facilitate bereavement activities.

Be at your best with an organization that equips you to do so.  Whose people unite in making lives better. At Carilion Clinic, we help communities stay healthy and our region grow stronger through compassionate care, medical education and research, and neighborhood outreach. As part of our team you can expect professional stability, strong technological resources, and the advancement potential of a regional leader.


Based in Roanoke, VA, we are an award-winning, community-based network of hospitals, primary and specialty physician practices, and affiliations with prestigious academic medical institutions. Explore how joining a regional leader can enhance your ability to learn, grow, and succeed.

Minimum Qualifications

Education: Must have Bachelor’s Degree. 

Experience: Must have two years experience in working with terminally ill patients and/or bereaved clients.  Should be able to demonstrate computer proficiency with office suite software.

Licensure/certification: Must have valid Virginia Driver’s license, use of an automobile with appropriate automobile insurance in order to make home visits/funeral visits as required.

Other Minimum Qualifications: Must pass Virginia State Police Criminal Records Exchange Criminal Records Check as processed by Carilion Human Resources.  Must demonstrate willingness to be available for patient/staff/community crises.  Should live within local access for phone/pager network.


Our Values

Below are our core values that we strive to embody and expect of all our team members:

Collaboration: Working together with purpose to achieve shared goals.

Commitment:  Unwavering in our quest for exceptional quality and service.

Compassion:  Putting heart into everything we do.

Courage:  Doing what’s right for our patients without question.

Curiosity:  Fostering creativity and innovation in our pursuit of excellence.


Requisition Number: 70634 
Employment Status: Regular Part Time 
Location: Carilion Clinic Hospice - New River Valley 
Shift: Day 
Shift Details: Regular Part Time, 8:00am-4:30pm, 3-8 hour days per week.
Recruiter Phone: 540-983-4036 
Recruiter Email: WDShell@carilionclinic.org
For more information, contact the HR Service Center at 1-800-599-2537.

This is Carilion Clinic ...

An organization where innovation happens, collaboration is expected and ideas are valued. A not-for-profit, mission-driven health system built on progress and partnerships. A courageous team that is always learning, never discouraged and forever curious.

Headquartered in Roanoke, Va., you will find a robust system of award winning
hospitals, Level 1 and 3 trauma centers, Level 3 NICU, Institute of Orthopedics and Neurosciences, multi-specialty physician practices, and The Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine and Research Institute.

Carilion is where you can make your own path, make new discoveries and, most importantly, make a difference. Here, in a place where the air is clean, people are kind and life is good. Make your tomorrow with us.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

Carilion Clinic is a drug-free workplace.


Nearest Major Market: Blacksburg
Nearest Secondary Market: Virginia

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