Position Description: Social worker
Status: Full time
Open for applicant: 16/05/2018 to 25/05/2018
The responsibility of the social worker is to identify patients and their families with difficult or complex social situations and advocate for them to assistance, including financial support, assistance with referrals and transport and other support as required. The Social worker will work closely with medical staff to create discharge plans and make referrals to other organizations, as well as coordinating and conducting follow-up visits with the outreach team. In addition, the social worker will evaluate the support provided to ensure that it is effective.
1) Qualification in social work or related field
2) Experience in working as a social worker, preferably in a health-related field
3) Be enthusiastic, motivated and driven
4) Be honest and trustworthy.
5) Be creative and flexible at work.
6) Excellent interpersonal skills
7) Be able to work both independently and as part of the multidisciplinary team
8) Excellent planning and reporting skills
9) Computer skill (Word and Excel)
10) Fluent in English
Highly desirable: 1) Experience in management of a small team
Please submit CV and Cover letter to email@example.com
For more information Tel: +85671254247 , 02077773208
Lao Friends Hospital for Children (LFHC) is a 26-bed acute pediatric hospital situated in Luang Prabang Lao PDR. It is operated by a New York based non-profit organization Friends Without A Border that is dedicated to providing high-quality and compassionate healthcare to the children in remote areas of Southeast Asia. In 2015 the hospital was opened on the same campus as the Luang Prabang Provincial and it has been developing its services since then. LFHC is a teaching hospital offering emergency, inpatient, outpatient and surgical services to babies and children throughout Northern Lao. Limited on-site radiology, pathology and pharmacy together with a homecare program complement these clinical activities. A major goal of this hospital is to promote the clinical learning and professional development of the local staff such that key positions within the hospital are progressively filled by a well-trained and dedicated local workforce.