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Alive Hospice - Murfreesboro

Grief Counselor

Alive Hospice - Murfreesboro


Job Summary

Alive provides its team members the ability to combine a passion for healthcare and a love of community in ways that impact us all. Come serve with us!

The Alive Hospice Grief Counselor provides grief counseling and bereavement support services to hospice patients, their families, and the community at large.

Job Responsibilities

  1. Provides counseling, in the office, for issues related to terminal illness, death, or bereavement, to hospice patients, their families, and others in the community.
  2. Provides bereavement counseling, via home visits, to Alive Hospice families, as needed.
  3. Completes documentation as part of client/patient records in a timely manner, and denoting their progress.
  4. Makes referrals to and/or activates other community resources on behalf of clients/patients when appropriate.
  5. Makes appropriate referrals to other community resources, as needed, for clients ineligible for Alive Hospice services.
  6. Facilitates caregiver and bereavement support groups, as requested by the Director of the Grief Center, for Alive Hospice families and the community.
  7. Assists in training volunteers as requested by the Director of the Grief Center.
  8. Provides educational presentations and information about Alive Hospice services, death, dying, and bereavement issues for service providers, the educational community, congregations, businesses, other professionals, professional organizations, and community service organizations.
  9. Describes bereavement services and provides crisis counseling to phone inquirers.
  10. Maximizes opportunities to enhance the visibility of bereavement services within the agency and within the service area.
  11. Participates in special projects and other duties, as assigned.


Licensed by the State of Tennessee as an LCSW or LPC or completion of supervisory hours required for licensure preferred. If required to drive to carry out the duties of this position: current driver’s license and automobile insurance as required by Tennessee State Law.

Additional Information


Alive offers a full benefits package including health, dental, and vision coverage, a retirement plan to which Alive will match your contribution up to 3% at a rate of 0.5, a team-centered environment, and ongoing education and professional development.

How to Apply

Apply directly here or go to alivehospice.org/careers.


  • Date Posted: September 5, 2023
  • Type: Full-Time
  • Job Function: Clinician
  • Service Area: Health (Physical, Mental)
  • Start Date: 10/16/2023
  • Working Hours: 40 hours/ Mon-Thurs