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Social Worker

Clinical Care | San Antonio, TX | Full Time

Job Description

Seeking Social Worker to Assist Hospice Patients and Families

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.

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.

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

* The Social Worker will also coordinate the Hospice Volunteer Program.


  • 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 or LCSW Certification
  • Licensed in the State of Texas
  • 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
  • Great references you can share with accurate names and current phone numbers
  • A heart for working with volunteers to provide special support to patients and families.


Our competitive benefit package includes paid holidays, Health, Dental and Life Insurance, an education fund, a 401K investment plan with matching and paid time off.


Good Shepherd Hospice is an Equal Opportunity Employer.