H/O Family Care Coordinator is responsible for development, coordination, and implementation of all facets of oncology bereavement program. Specialist provides services and counseling/referral to appropriate resources for individual families, members of the community, and hospital staff. Advocates and addresses the psychosocial, spiritual, cultural, and developmental needs of dying patients, parents, siblings, and friends through anticipation of death and grieving process.
Education & Experience:
Completion of Bachelors degree in child life, child development or social work; Masters preferred
Experience with child development and psychosocial issues (preferentially involving loss, illness, and bereavement)
Critical thinking skills to assess clinical needs proactively
Organizational skills and ability to innovate, develop, and carry out projects and new programs
Excellent interpersonal and verbal communication skills
Understanding of budget management
Must be available for events on some evenings/weekends
Licensure, Registration, and/or Certification:
Licensed as counselor, psychology, social work, child life specialist preferred
Crisis intervention skill and experience or certification preferred
Cook Children's is an EOE/AA, Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran employer.
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