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Social Work Intern Opportunity in Springfield

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ORGANIZATION: Residential Hospice

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Residential Healthcare offers home health and hospice services to patients throughout Southern Illinois. The hospice team is offering an internship position to a social work major with an interest in medical social work. Within the healthcare setting, the social worker is a vital member of the interdisciplinary team. The social worker is responsible for assisting patients and families with the non-medical issues that arise during care, including insurance questions, financial issues, coordinating caregivers and support, interpersonal and family dynamic issues, and many more.

A social work intern will shadow and support our MSWs by visiting patients, attending interdisciplinary meetings, and attending networking events. Interns will work with members of Residential's interdisciplinary team, including the medical director/MD, RN case managers, home health aides, chaplains, and volunteers.

Residential Healthcare's regional office is located in Glen Carbon. Internships are available for Spring, Summer, and Fall semesters.


Individual responsibilities will vary based on experience, coursework completed, and interests of applicant.

Responsibilities can include, but are not limited to, meeting with patients and families face-to-face, phone calls, ride alongs with various interdisciplinary team members, office/clerical support, bereavement support, attending wakes/funeral services, etc.


Must have access to reliable transportation.

All applicants must be able to pass a background check, fingerprinting, and drug screen.

Hospice and HIPAA training will be provided - no prior hospice experience is necessary.

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About Residential Hospice


4215 State Route, Glen Carbon, IL 62034, US

Mission Statement

We’re on a mission to provide elite care across the healthcare continuum. Our multidisciplinary team provides unique solutions for each patient dependent on their needs and goals. We’ve been serving patients and their families with intention and meaning for over 20 years.


At Residential Healthcare Group, we are on a mission to positively impact our patients and their families and inspire a renewed sense of hope and confidence by providing exceptional home health, palliative, and hospice care.

To meet the unique needs of every patient and family, our extraordinary care teams serve as way finders and way makers by delivering individualized care plans and experiences, wherever you are.

We are governed by core values in dealing with one another, our patients, their families and caregivers, our partners, customers, and vendors.

We believe that exceptional care is best delivered in a collaborative environment and seek to continually transform the home health, palliative and hospice industries through our proven team-based approach to care management and delivery.

By educating our patients and their families, and advocating for those in need, we aspire to increase access to our industry-leading services at every stage of the patient’s journey, whenever and wherever they need us.


Health & Medicine
Faith-Based, Health & Medicine, Seniors


We'll work with your schedule.


Springfield and Surrounding AreasSpringfield, IL 62701



  • Bereavement Support
  • Healthcare
  • Hospice Care


  • Teens
  • People 55+


  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Min. 1-2 hours monthly

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