About Us

Our Team

An entire team of specially trained individuals is there for both the patient and family, while providing the best medical, emotional and spiritual support available. Professionals trained in hospice care help the patient and loved one address the significant transitions taking place in their lives.

The BJC Hospice team includes: 

  • Medical director to coordinate the patient’s care with the attending physician and staff
  • Registered nurses to assess needs, educate the patient and family, and coordinate comfort care
  • Medical social workers to connect the family with resources in the community, provide short-term counseling and grief support
  • Certified nurse aides to assist with personal care and homemaking tasks
  • Chaplain to guide the patient and family through the crisis, respecting their personal beliefs
  • Trained volunteers – both adults and teens – who provide caregiver relief including running errands, helping with cooking and housekeeping and visiting with the patient and family

The following professional services are available, as needed: