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Social Worker-MSW (FT Days - Hospice - Muncie)

System Health Solutions
Date Posted
12 January, 2024
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Social Worker-MSW (FT Days - Hospice - Muncie)

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Job Description


Compassion is not just a service at IU Health Hospice, it is a culture. Our mission driven culture is evident by our current employees and the impact made on patients and families.

We are looking for team members who are passionate about challenging and significant work for the good of every patient.  We are searching for individuals who are compassionate, serve with a purpose, are dedicated to supporting their team and who seek excellence every day.

Sound like a perfect match? Apply now- we can’t wait to hear from you!

  • Servant Leadership that values, appreciates, supports and builds-up our Team!
  • Visit patients and families in their homes which could be a single family dwelling, apartment or condo, assisted living facility or skilled nursing facility. This position allows you to spend quality one on one time with your patients at a time when it is most needed.
  • Assist and counsel hospice patients and families with advance directives, health related financial, social and emotional concerns
  • Assesses the psychosocial status of patients and families/caregivers related to the patient's terminal illness
  • Participates in the development of the individualized plan of care, involving the patient and family.
  • Attends regularly scheduled interdisciplinary group meetings, assisting the team in recognizing the effects of the psychosocial stresses on the symptoms of the terminal illness.
  • Provide Bereavement support to family members up to 13 months after loved ones death.
  • Assists family and patient in planning for funeral arrangements, financial, legal, and health care decision responsibilities.

Medical Specialty:

  • Geriatrics
  • Hospice & Palliative Medicine


  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday


  • Master's (Required)
  • LSW required; LCSW preferred
  • Requires knowledge of state and county adult and child legal mandates


  • Social work in a healthcare setting: 1 year (preferred)

Benefits and More

IU Health Hospice cares for our team members with the same commitment we have to our patients. This is reflected in the benefits we provide and the opportunities we make available to our team. Benefits for eligible employees include:

  • Paid Time Off and Paid Holidays
  • Comprehensive Health Insurance Benefits (medical, dental, vision)
  • Health Savings Account, Health Reimbursement Account, and Flexible Spending Account options
  • Life, Disability, and Other Voluntary Benefits
  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan with Company Matching Contributions
  • Continuing Education
  • Mileage reimbursement


  • Master's Degree in Social Work required.
  • De-escalation certification preferred.
  • Permanent LSW licensure required, LCSW licensure preferred. Temporary LSW licensure considered with expectation of full LSW licensure within first year of employment.
  • Requires relevant health care, mental health or community-based experience. Requires knowledge of the impact of the disease process and of human behavior to provide psychosocial assessments, short-term therapeutic counseling, and crisis intervention to patients, families and staff.
  • Requires knowledge of state and county adult and child protective legal mandates.
  • Requires knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span.
  • Maintains principles, practices and techniques of crisis intervention and de-escalation techniques.
  • Develop and maintain strong working relationships with the community, medical teams, law enforcement, APS/CPS, schools, probation and other agencies as indicated.
  • Requires proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Word.
  • 0-3 years of Medical Social Work experience required.


We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity and inclusion at IU Health. IU Health does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, national origin, gender identity and/or expression, marital status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

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Indiana University Health is Indiana’s most comprehensive health system, with 16 hospitals and nearly 40,000 team members serving Hoosiers across the state. Our partnership with the Indiana University School of Medicine gives our team members access to the very latest science and the very best training, advancing care for all. We’re looking for team members who share the things that matter most to us. People who are inspired by challenging and meaningful work for the good of every patient. People who are compassionate and serve with a purpose. People who aspire to excellence every day. People who are always ready to apply themselves.

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