Hospice Social Workers: Making Connections and Making a Difference
Compassion and a can-do attitude truly define hospice social workers. Whether it's helping patients and families navigate medical paperwork and sensitive healthcare decisions, providing community resources, or offering emotional support, hospice social workers find their purpose as they make a real difference in the lives of others.
Hospice Social Worker Job Description at VITAS
As a hospice social worker with VITAS Healthcare, you receive special training in end-of-life care as well as:
- Accessible, approachable, and authentic leaders who have a desire to listen and learn from their employees.
- Support from a team of people with a shared passion for patient-centered care.
- The flexibility to make your own schedule and see your patients when they need to be seen.
- The knowledge that your employer is a people-first company that stands by its values and supports your professional goals.
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VITAS Social Workers Share a Deep Passion for Caring
“It is a big privilege to be there with the patients and families, at this time of their lives,” says Anjana Kathuria, a VITAS social worker in Orange County, California.
Here are some of the benefits offered to VITAS employees:
- 401(k) match
- Tuition reimbursement
- Life insurance
- Roadside assistance