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Spanish Speaking Spiritual Care Counselor

Company: Good Shepherd Community Care
Location: Sterling
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

Community-based, mission-driven hospice and palliative care organization seeks a Spanish Speaking Spiritual Care Counselor to join its expanding team.Job Responsibilities:The Spiritual Care Counselor is an integral part of the interdisciplinary care team responsible for assessing the spiritual needs of patients and their family members while providing the opportunity for spiritual exploration/ review in the context of dying. The SCC makes visits to patients in private homes and residential facilities throughout Greater Boston and parts of Metrowest. As a member of the counseling services team, the SCC participates in programming and events including support groups, Evenings of Remembrance and providing memorial services for partner organizations.Education, Skills and Experience:Four units of Clinical Pastoral Education requiredExperience in working with children required; medical or hospice experience preferredMust be fluent in SpanishExcellent interpersonal and communication skillsDemonstrated understanding of end-of-life and bereavement issuesComfortable working with socio-culturally diverse patients/families of all faithsDemonstrated skills in clinical assessment including existential pain and symptom managementProficient with electronic documentationGood Shepherd Benefits include:Competitive salaryPaid time off in first yearPaid holidaysHealth and dental insurance eligibility for employees working 20 hours or more per weekLife insurance403(b) with company match eligibilityFlexible Spending Account option with health insuranceShort Term DisabilityEmployee Assistance ProgramPartnership with Regis College for reduced tuition ratesIndustry:HealthcareEmployment Type:Full-Time or Part-Time AvailabilityJob Functions:Healthcare ProviderAbout Us:Good Shepherd Community Care is one of the most trusted health care organizations in Greater Boston focusing on hospice and palliative care. Founded as Hospice of the Good Shepherd in 1978, we are the original Massachusetts hospice. After decades of caring for our community, we continue to remain an independent, not-for-profit, non-sectarian organization. Please note that Good Shepherd Community Care requires vaccination for Covid-19 as a condition of employment. We believe in the importance of mutual respect and acceptance and values diversity in our patients, families and caregivers, employees, volunteers, community, and partner organizations. We are committed to these values and honor the dignity of each individual through the care, support and education we provide. Our team members benefit from a collaborative work environment in a welcoming office, easily accessible to I-95, with on-site parking in Newton.

Keywords: Good Shepherd Community Care, Worcester , Spanish Speaking Spiritual Care Counselor, Other , Sterling, Massachusetts

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