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Good Shepherd Hospice Social Worker in Olathe, Kansas

Our Mission...serving people with compassion and dignity. Good Shepherd Hospice is seeking a compassionate Social Worker to serve our patients and their families in Olathe and surrounding communities. The Full Time Hospice Social Worker provides medical social services to patients and their families, working as a member of the interdisciplinary hospice team. About Us Good Shepherd Hospice is a leading 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 opened our first office in Oklahoma City in 1995. Today, we have a regional presence serving Oklahoma, Kansas, Missouri and Texas. Along the way, we've touched the lives of more than 20,000 patients and shepherded 50,000+ family members through their time of need, offering bereavement support for as long as they desired it. Every member of our medical team – and volunteer staff – receives comprehensive, ongoing training. We are Medicare Certified and State Licensed. Benefits • Paid Holidays • Health, Dental and Life Insurance • 401K Investment Plan with employer matching program • 5 Weeks Paid time off based off hours accrued • Mileage Reimbursement • Education Fund Responsibilities The Medical Social Worker is responsible for: • Assessing Significant Social and Emotional Factors for Patients and Families • Helping Patients and Family to Understand, Accept and Follow Care Plan • Use All Available Means to Help Patients and Family To Live Better Within Illness Limitations • Participates in Ongoing Educational Programs and Special Projects • Supports Staff with Loss and Patient/Family Issues Requirements • Masters or Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work from an accredited university • LMSW or LCSW License in Kansas Preferred Good Shepherd Hospice is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Compassionate about care. Passionate about life.