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Advert Ref: RMQ864
Advert Title: Hospice Counselor
Area: La Lucia, Durban
Advert Type: Full-Time
Working Hours: 40 Hours
Time Conditions: Dayshift
Salary: R25,000 - R45,000
Closing Date: 22 September 2023

Our hospital is looking to add a hospice counselor to our growing team. The ideal candidate is compassionate, dedicated to guiding terminally ill patients and their families through this difficult time. Often, listening will be your primary role. Answering questions, helping patients and loved ones cope with unresolved issues, and allowing them to discuss their fear of dying are all part of this difficult process. Our team places patient and family needs above all else, ensuring that they are able to pass with dignity and grace.

•    Working with hospice staff members to ensure that patients receive medical, emotional, and spiritual support
•    Offering support to family members both before and after a patient has passed; directing them towards community services
•    Spending time with family and patients, listening to their needs, and answering questions

•    Master’s degree
•    Flexible schedule to accommodate the needs of your patients
•    Nursing degree from accredited institution
•    Certification from the National Board for the Certification of Hospice Nurses
•    2+ years experience as a Hospice Counselor or in a related field
•    Current CPR certification and continuing education
•    Ability to pass background check
•    Ability to balance emotions, offering patients compassion, strength, and information
•    Good listening and communication skills, both verbal and written
•    Ability to multitask, balancing multiple patients at any given time

Interested Applicants who meet the requirements may apply here on our website or use the email address of La Lucia Hospital HR Manager STELLA VAN ROOY []. Applicants will be conducted shortly, Should you not be contacted in 14 days of your application, Please consider your application unsuccessful and thank you for your interest in our healthcare group.

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