Social Worker III - Social Work

Social Worker III - Social Work


Biweekly Hours: 80.00

Shift: 8:00am - 4:30pm

The MetroHealth System is redefining health care by going beyond medical treatment to improve the foundations of community health and well-being: affordable housing, a cleaner environment, economic opportunity and access to fresh food, convenient transportation, legal help and other services. The system strives to become as good at preventing disease as it is at treating it. Founded in 1837, Cuyahoga County's safety-net health system operates four hospitals, four emergency departments and more than 20 health centers.


Participates in the diagnostic evaluation of patients. Utilizes a thorough knowledge of social science and social work skills to identify the patient(s) needs, and delineate the appropriate social work treatment(s)/intervention(s) to children through adult patient populations. Interprets the link between social/emotional factors and the patient(s) illness for the patient(s)/relatives/ other members of the medical team, and encourages the patient(s)/relatives to utilize medical care. Upholds the mission, vision, values, and customer service standards of The MetroHealth System.


Required: Master's Degree in Social Work from an institution accredited by the Council on Social Work Education. Must be a current Licensed Independent Social Worker (LISW) for the State of Ohio with at least 3,000 hours of post Master's Degree experience (no more than 1,500 hours may be credited in any 12 month period). Preferred: NonePhysical Requirements: May sit, stand, stoop, bend, and ambulate intermittently during the day. May need to sit or stand for extended periods. See in the normal visual range with or without correction. Hear in the normal audio range with or without correction. Finger dexterity to operate office equipment required. May need to lift up to twenty-five (25) pounds on occasion. Ability to communicate in face-to-face, phone, email, and other communications. Ability to see computer monitor and departmental documents. Physical Demands: