Medanta Hospital Jobs Vacancy In Lucknow

Medanta Hospital

Medical Social Workers

Job Description:

As a Medical Social Worker, you will be an integral part of the healthcare team, providing crucial support and assistance to patients and their families during their medical journey. Your primary responsibility will be to address the psychosocial needs of patients, helping them cope with the challenges of illness and facilitating access to various resources and support systems.

Responsibilities:

  1. Conduct psychosocial assessments of patients and their families to identify emotional, social, and financial needs.
  2. Develop individualized care plans and interventions to address the specific needs of patients and support their overall well-being.
  3. Offer counseling and emotional support to patients and their families to cope with the stress of illness, treatment, and recovery.
  4. Facilitate communication and coordination between patients, families, healthcare providers, and community resources.
  5. Advocate for patients’ rights and help them access appropriate services and benefits.
  6. Collaborate with healthcare teams to ensure the comprehensive care of patients, taking into account their social and emotional needs.
  7. Provide information and education to patients and families about available resources, support groups, and community services.
  8. Assess and address the social determinants of health that may impact the patient’s overall health and well-being.
  9. Document patient interactions, assessments, and interventions in a timely and accurate manner.
  10. Participate in case conferences, team meetings, and healthcare planning discussions.

Requirements:

  1. A bachelor’s or master’s degree in Social Work from an accredited institution.
  2. Relevant experience in medical or healthcare settings is preferred but not mandatory.
  3. Strong communication and interpersonal skills to build rapport with patients and their families.
  4. Empathy and sensitivity towards patients’ emotional and social needs.
  5. Ability to work collaboratively in a multidisciplinary healthcare team.
  6. Knowledge of community resources, support services, and social welfare programs.
  7. Familiarity with medical terminology and healthcare systems is advantageous.
  8. Proficiency in using electronic health record systems for documentation.

As a Medical Social Worker, you will play a vital role in supporting patients and families through challenging times and facilitating their access to essential resources and support systems.

Your dedication to providing compassionate care and addressing the psychosocial aspects of health will contribute significantly to the overall well-being of patients in the healthcare setting.

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