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Social Worker

Clinical Care | Springfield, MO | Contract

Job Description

Wanted: Caring and Compassionate Team Member to Support Our Patients and their Families In Their Time of Need

Position Description & Responsibilities

The Medical Social Worker provides medical social services to patients and their families, working as a member of the interdisciplinary hospice team. Seeking qualified BSW and MSW candidates to work 32 hours per week.

The Medical Social Worker is responsible for: 

  • Assessing Significant Social and Emotion Factors for Patients and Families
  • Helping Patient and Family to Understand, Accept and Follow Care Plan 
  • Use All Available Means to Help Patient and Family To Live Better Within Illness Limitations
  • Participates in Ongoing Educational Programs and Special Projects
  • Supports Staff with Loss and Patient/Family Issues

Work For A Leader In Hospice Care

Good Shepherd Hospice is a growing provider of hospice care with a clear vision for our future, strong leadership to guide us and great opportunities for all current and future employees. We are a member of the National Hospice and Palliative Care Association, Medicare Certified and State Licensed.


  • Master’s Degree in Medical Social Work from accredited school or Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work, Psychology, Sociology or related field and working under supervision of an MSW
  • LMSW, LCSW or BSW Certification
  • Licensed in the State of Missouri
  • Can Successfully Pass Criminal Background Check

We’d Love It If You Have:

  • Experience as a social worker in a healthcare setting
  • A working knowledge of and demonstrated commitment to hospice care philosophy


Our competitive benefit package for full-time employees includes paid holidays, Health, Dental and Life Insurance, an education fund, a 401K investment plan with matching and paid time off. Please inquire about specific compensation and available benefits for this position.


Good Shepherd Hospice is an Equal Opportunity Employer.