Bereavement Counselor Resume

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Career Objective:

To work as a bereavement counselor for “Seasons Hospice” and provide a range of services to patients working jointly with the hospice staff.

Summary of Skills:

  • Experience working with terminally-ill patients
  • Ability to console and educate family members
  • High morals, ethics and attitude to maintain absolute confidentiality of patients
  • Ability to develop good relationship with patients and families
  • Ability to promote and support safety awareness programs
  • Knowledge of the emotional and therapeutic care patients need during last time

Work Experience:

Bereavement Counselor
Unique Hospital, Houston, TX
May 2013 – Present

  • Providing counseling services to terminally-ill patients and their families
  • Participate in the clinical training and helped healthcare team
  • Responding to emergency situations and working closely with the healthcare team
  • Participating in meetings with hospital staff for improvising clinical care for patients
  • Supervising a team of nurses and assisting them in providing nursing care
  • Maintaining and referring files of patients’ medical history for planning treatment
  • Supporting, educating, and instructing family members on caring patients
  • Providing counseling and therapeutic care as per hospital’s rules and standards

Bereavement Counselor
Stellar Longterm Care, Houston, TX
April 2012 – April 2013

  • Coordinated patient care and treatment and counseled family members
  • Provided counseling training to intern, support staff, and volunteers
  • Offered bereavement support to family members and staff
  • Maintained clinical records of patients and responded to their requests
  • Maintained relationship with relatives of the deceases and ensured they have overcome with the loss
  • Arranged and coordinated special prayer and meetings for the families of deceased


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Counseling
    ABC College, Houston, TX


On request.

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