Psychology Intern

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Celtic Healthcare offers home health and hospice services to patients throughout Southern Illinois. The hospice team is offering an internship position to a student in the Psychology program. As a hospice intern, students get first-hand experience with patient and family support, an understanding of the hospice philosophy and approach to clinical care, and a deeper understanding of the dying process and how hospice approaches bereavement care.

A student intern will shadow and support our interdisciplinary team by visiting patients, attending interdisciplinary meetings, and participating in bereavement support processes. Interns will work with members of Celtic's interdisciplinary team, including the medical director/MD, RN case managers, home health aides, chaplains, social workers, and volunteers.

Celtic Healthcare's regional office is located in Shiloh. Internships are available for Fall, Spring, and Summer semesters.


Individual responsibilities will vary based on experience, coursework completed, and interests of applicant.

Responsibilities can include, but are not limited to, meeting with patients and families face-to-face, phone calls, ride alongs with various interdisciplinary team members, bereavement support, attending memorial services, etc.


Must have access to reliable transportation.

All applicants must be able to pass a background check, fingerprint screening, and reference check.

Hospice and HIPAA training will be provided - no prior hospice experience is necessary.

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