Grief Counselor - #495392

Roswell Park Cancer Institute

Date: 10/14/2021 15:30 PM

City: Buffalo, New York

Contract type: Part Time

Work schedule: Full Day


Grief Counselor


Health Research Inc


Spiritual Care

Time Type:

Part time

Weekly Hours:



Variable (United States of America)


Supports the work of the chaplain to provide grief support to patients, families, and staff experiencing immediate exceptional grief. Works closely with the Director of Spiritual Care in planning the annual overnight Grief Retreat and Educational Conferences about Loss and Grief. Assists in planning Remembrance Services within the center. Supports special programming, research, education, and marketing efforts to promote the Spiritual Care Department and the overall organization's mission and growth. Ensures that Roswell Park provides complete Spiritual Care Services, at the initial cancer diagnosis, during cancer treatment, at end-of-life, and after the death of the patient, to family members


Required Education and Experience

License Requirement

Valid New York State Driver’s License

Education and Experience

Bachelor’s degree in Grief, Family Counseling, Mental Health, Social Work or Psychology and the equivalent of one (1) year of full-time experience in grief counseling


Required degrees must have been granted by an accredited college or university or one recognized by Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center as following acceptable educational practices

Roswell Park Cancer Institute Corporation (RPCIC) and Health Research Inc. (HRI) Roswell Park Division believe that all persons are entitled to equal employment opportunities, and we do not discriminate against our employees, applicants or job seekers because of their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, creed, age, disability, pregnancy-related condition, military or veteran status, marital or familial status, domestic violence victim status, citizenship status, genetic information, individual’s relationship or association with a member of a protected category or any other protected group status as defined by law

Additionally, RPCIC and HRI Roswell Park Division are committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to or call (716) 845-4700 and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information

This is a grant-funded position. Compliance with funding requirements such as time and effort reporting, grant deliverables, and contract deliverables is required.

Health Research Incorporated (HRI) Roswell Park Division participates in the E-Verify program.

Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer/Qualified Individuals with Disabilities/Qualified Protected Veterans

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