Providence Health & Services Grief Support Counselor in Everett, Washington


Providence is calling a Grief Support Counselor (Hospice, Days, 1.0) to Providence Hospice & Home Care of Snohomish County in Everett, Washington. Hospice caregivers will tell you what a privilege it is to care for patients and their families at the end of their lives. We get to see people where they reside and focus on their goals and improving the quality of their lives. If you are interested in a rewarding career, Providence Hospice might be the opportunity you are looking for! 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:

  • Provides Grief Support Services to hospice patients, families, and the community.

  • Be conducting bereavement assessments, providing anticipatory and bereavement counseling to individuals and groups, and providing education and training in the field of loss and grief.

  • Maintain positive, collaborative, and constructive interpersonal relationships; understands and practices the principles of effective teamwork.

  • Effectively work with individuals and families at end of life and through the bereavement process while maintaining professional boundaries and personal self-care strategies for dealing with stress.

  • Coordinate the day-to-day provision of bereavement services for hospice and community clients in association with the Grief Support Services Manager & the Grief Support Services Assistant.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Master’s Degree in social work or counseling from an accredited school

  • Current Healthcare Provider Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification

  • Current MSW, MFT or MHC license in the State of WA or related field license if applicable

  • Current Washington State driver’s license and automobile insurance

  • Experience in a healthcare and/or pediatric services setting

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • 3 years post master’s work experience in a health care and/or aging services setting

  • Education and/or experience in counseling, including basic psychological, social and spiritual needs of bereaved persons and development of risk assessment and plans of care

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 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 Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. 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: Social Work

Location: Washington-Everett

Req ID: 204202