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The following job opportunities are available within or around the AAPC Atlantic Region. Note that this is not a comprehensive list and is offered for convenience to its members. Job postings and links do not constitute or imply its endorsement, recommendation or favoring by AAPC or the Atlantic Region.

1. Spiritual Counselor
Lehigh Valley Health Network

Job ID: 63200 Schedule: per diem status Shift: Day shift Department: Hospice Pastoral Care Hours: M-F 8-4:30 variable evenings Location: Allentown PA Job Details Spiritual Counselor for Luzerne County to Hazleton and Schuylkill County to Pottsville Our people make Lehigh Valley Health Network a great place to work. Join us in applying for our Spiritual Counselor position in the Hospice Pastoral Care department. Be part of inspiring passion. At Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN), the deep connection we have with our patients and with each other is undeniable.
More information at https://jobs.lvhn.org/job/-/-/678/5778095?apstr=%26source%3DIndeed.com&ss=paid

2. Mental Health Counselor (PT-32 hours/wk)
Ministry of Caring Inc.

The Ministry of Caring is a non-profit agency with a 40-year history of serving the poor and homeless with an array of programs in Wilmington, DE.

We are currently seeking a part-time (32 hours per week) mental health counselor to work with clients living in our short-term emergency shelters and transitional residences.

The position entails providing individual counseling as well as facilitating some groups and workshops. The schedule entails daytime individual appointments as well as some evening hours for group work.

Prior experience working in a social services settling is a plus, particularly experience with the homeless population. A master’s degree in mental health or pastoral counseling is required; a license to practice mental health counseling is ideal.

To learn more about the Ministry of Caring, please visit our website at www.ministryofcaring.org.

Job Type: Part-time

Required experience:

  • Mental Health Counseling: 2 years

3. Spiritual Counselor (PT)
Coastal Hospice & Palliative Care

The Spiritual Counselor provides support and counseling to hospice patients and their families. M. Div. or Master’s of Pastoral Counseling or M.Th. as well as 1 unit of CPE and current ecclesiastic endorsement required. 30 hours a week, including Saturday. Shift differential provided.

Job Type: Part-time

Required education:

  • Master’s

4. Chaplain or Pastoral Counselor – Per Diem (PRN)
Belmont Behavioral Hospital

Belmont Behavioral Hospital is a premiere provider of comprehensive treatment for mental health conditions and substance abuse problems. Having been in operation for over 75 years as one of the most prominent providers of behavioral healthcare treatment services, Belmont is proud to offer high quality and specialized programming options for children, adolescents, adults, and older adults who are suffering from psychiatric concerns and chemical dependency.

Belmont Behavioral Hospital currently has an opening for a Per Diem (PRN) Chaplain or Pastoral Counselor.

The Chaplain or Pastoral Counselor is responsible for providing competent direct clinical care through individual and group therapy to Persons Receiving Services (PRS) at Belmont Behavior Hospital (BBH). Also responsible for completing associated documentation in a timely and accurate fashion.

5. Bereavement Counselor, Arlington and East Fairfax Counties
Capital Caring

Make the most of every moment its the heart of our philosophy and mission at Capital Caring, a leader in hospice and palliative care in the DC metro region. We live our mission of improving the care of people facing life-limiting illness every day and are seeking a dedicated, Bereavement Counselor to join us in our Arlington and East Fairfax Counties Neighborhood!

Our Core Values include:

  • Complete Customer Satisfaction
  • Culture of Trust
  • Leadership to Grow
  • We are all Learners and Teachers
  • Live within the Model

POSITION SUMMARY: The Grief and Bereavement Counselor provides care to families, children, significant others, and the community at large who are dealing with issues of grief and loss. Grief and Bereavement staff makes visits to the patient/family prior to death and are available to family during the bereavement period.

PERFORMANCE CRITIERIA/ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Within the philosophy, objectives and policies of Capital Caring, carries out the following essential functions:

Quality Provision of Services:

  • Takes an active leadership role in development of the IDT/G bereavement plan of care which is developed based on an assessment of the patient/family needs at the time of admission and during the provision of hospice care and when the patient dies, and includes:
  • Patient/family grief and/or loss issues
  • Survivor needs
  • Social, spiritual and cultural issues
  • Services to be provided
  • Referrals to be made
  • Grief risk factors
  • Potential for pathological grief reactions
  • Individual counseling, support groups, letters and cards.
  • Responsible for facilitating coordinating bereavement groups within all geographic areas served by Capital Caring. Coordinates with Family Services Administrative Coordinator.
  • Participates in the provision of support and supervision to intern program. (Social Work and Professional Counseling).
  • Participates in the QUAPI program and hospice sponsored in-service training.
  • Offers bereavement support to residents and staff of area Long-Term Care facilities (SNF/INF or ICF/IMR when appropriate and identified in the bereavement plan of care.

Employment with Capital Caring comes with great benefits – with flexibility to choose the health and welfare plans to best meet your needs.

  • Competitive salary
  • Health, Dental, Vision Insurance & Short/Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • 403(b) plan with a generous match
  • Education Assistance/Tuition Reimbursement
  • Generous Vacation, Sick and Personal Leave
Qualifications

LICENSURE: Must be licensed or license eligible in compliance with jurisdiction of practice (LCSW, LPC)

EDUCATION: Masters degree in Social Work, Counseling or Pastoral Counseling required.

EXPERIENCE: Two years experience in health care, preferably in hospice or home care; extensive knowledge of death/dying, grief, loss and survivorship issues, clinical experience with grief treatment in counseling role.

Apply here.

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