Hospice Social Workers: Making Connections and Making a Difference

Hospice social workers make connections. Whether it’s helping patients and families with medical paperwork and sensitive healthcare decisions, providing community resources or offering emotional support, hospice social workers 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:

  • Support from a team that focuses on 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 stands by its values and supports your professional goals.


View all current openings for social workers.

What's it Like to be a Hospice Social Worker?

VITAS social worker Judy WeisenfeldVITAS social worker Judy Weisenfeld shares: "I see my role as the person who guides the patient and family through the end-of-life process. I provide a calming presence to the patient and the family.” 

To learn more about what it's like to be a hospice social worker with VITAS Healthcare, read these stories:

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It takes a special kind of social worker to be a VITAS hospice social worker. Is that you?

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