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Providence Health & Services Grief Support Assistant in Tukwila, Washington


Providence is calling a Grief Support Assistant (Hospice, Day Shift, 0.8 FTE) to Providence Hospice of Seattle in Tukwila, Washington.

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.

The schedule for this position will be Monday-Thursday from 8am-3:30pm and Friday from 9am-1pm.

In this position you will:

  • Collaborate with the Grief Support Services Manager coordinates the day-to-day provision of bereavement services for hospice and community clients.

  • Provide grief support and triage to PHOS and community clients.

  • Serve as primary contact for bereavement referrals from PHOS staff.

  • Serve as primary contact for community inquiries related to Grief Support Services program.

  • Assist in the preparation and completion of mailings and other communications to bereaved hospice and community clients and to professionals in the bereavement community.

  • Facilitate the assignment of cases to bereavement counselors.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Four (4) years of experience in the field of Social Sciences or Services

  • Two (2) years experience in customer service related field

  • Knowledge/experience with loss, grief and bereavement issues

  • Experience in supportive telephone triage

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor’s Degree, preferably in a social science or related field

  • Two (2) years experience in customer service related field, preferably in health care

  • Computer experience with database management

About the ministry you will serve.

Providence Hospice of Seattle is a not-for-profit, community-based hospice ministry serving patients in their places of residence throughout King County in Washington state. We provide comprehensive and compassionate physical, emotional, and spiritual care to adults and children nearing the end of their lives, including support for their families and friends. Our skilled and compassionate team includes nurses, medical social workers, home health aides, chaplains, occupational/physical therapists, medical directors, grief support counselors and volunteers.

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: Part-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Social Work

Location: Washington-Tukwila

Req ID: 224580