Lake County Government

Recently ranked 16th in the nation in per capita income, Lake County's 470 square miles on the shore of Lake Michigan between Chicago and Milwaukee include urban, suburban, and rural communities experiencing rapid growth. Lake County Government has 2800 professionals dedicated to serving over 650,000 residents. We believe our most important investment in the future of our community is our people. We seek to attract and develop a diverse group of exceptionally talented people who share our passion for individual excellence and our commitment to service to citizens, teamwork, respect, professionalism, results, and partnerships. If you have these qualities, we hope you will consider Lake County Government as the place to build your career.

 

 

 

 

 

97 job(s) at Lake County Government

Lake County, IL Waukegan, Illinois, United States
Feb 22, 2020
Full Time
Are you looking for a challenging role within an organization that provides flexible hours, rewarding compensation and an excellent benefit package? If so, Lake County Government is the place for you. Comprised of nearly 3,000 employees, it is our goal to positively serve the residents of Lake County while working with a purpose. We believe our employees should take pride in the work they accomplish while truly respecting a collaborative work environment. Do you have a background in police record management? If so, this position could very well be for you: Position: Law Enforcement Records Supervisor Location: Waukegan, IL Salary: $52,144 - $59,531 The Lake County Sheriff’s Office is seeking a qualified individual to fill the position of a Law Enforcement Records Supervisor. The Candidate will manage record clerks assigned to receive, process, maintaining and retrieving of police files and records. The applicant will also be responsible for coordinating work assignments in a fast-paced office environment and will have daily contact with all levels of law enforcement personnel, other agencies and the general public. This candidate will be able to utilize discretion and independent judgment in applying rules, policies and procedures to work and/or case situations. You will have endless opportunities to impact and make a difference within Lake County. Being able to build working relationships with employees, 30 countywide departments and the public, is sure to keep you interested and continuously learning. In order to be successful in this role you should have a High School diploma or GED, a Bachelors Degree and/or 60 hours of college is preferred, and two years of supervisory experience and experience working in the Tri-Tech system. Individuals should have a working knowledge of Record Management System (RMS) and the State of Illinois Records Disposal process along with experience in police record management such as Uniform Crime Reporting and knowledge and understanding the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request. Must possess the ability to effectively problem solve and have the ability to work both individually and in a team atmosphere. Lake County offers a competitive salary and benefit package with performance-based incentive plans. We also offer flexible working hours, and a comprehensive wellness and training program. Visit our Prospective Employee page to get additional information on why you should work for Lake County! To learn more about the department you will be working for, visit Sheriff's Office . To learn more about other services Lake County provides and to see some of our employees in action visit our website to view videos . If you need assistance writing your resume we have some tools to help you at our Human Resources website . Any offer of employment is conditioned on the successful completion of a background screening, drug and alcohol testing and may include a pre-employment medical exam. Lake County is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Lake County, IL Waukegan, Illinois, United States
Feb 22, 2020
Full Time
Do you want a career where you can truly make a difference? The Lake County Health Department and Community Health Center is one of the largest human service providers in Lake County. We live our mission each day, promoting the health and well-being of all who live, work, and play in Lake County. If you are passionate about giving back and ready to be a part of an innovative team, we are looking for you! About the Role: In coordination with the Senior Management team, performs all aspects of grants managements including researching, analyzing, preparing, submitting and managing all grants and funding opportunities for Direct Clinical Services and Prevention Services. Serves as the liaison for all grants management, financial reporting and related services between the Lake County Health Department, state and national agencies. Location: 3010 Grand Waukegan, IL 60085 Hours: 40 hours a week, Monday - Friday (8:30am-5:00pm) FLSA STATUS: Exempt Skills and Experience Identify available sources of grant and other funding related to all LCHD/CHC programs. Accesses, researches, negotiates and networks with local, state and federal funding sources; responsible for developing and maintaining relationships with funding source project officers and attending funding related meetings. Oversees new grant/program design and implementation, including preparation of program plans. Coordinates grant and proposal writing activities, including facilitating program personnel participation as necessary. Prepares and submits grant applications - electronically, and through hard copy mailings. Develops and supervises grant budgets, billing and expenditures, in coordination with Clinical Operations and the Prevention operating budget. Coordinates with program managers to ensure grant budgets are expended completely and appropriately. Coordinates the budget preparation with the Clinical Operations and Prevention Business Managers so it is integrated with the county budget appropriation process. Supervise the timely submission of grant billing and reporting. Follow up and assure timely filing of federal financial and programmatic federal award reporting. Develops and monitors goals, objectives and program outcomes for grant-funded programs. Track timelines for multiple grant-funded projects and coordinates all grant reporting to public and private funding sources. Primary liaison with community partners for the completion of letters of support, MOUs, MOAs and sub-grantee agreements. Collect and analyze data for establishing community need and evaluating grant funded programs. Serves as a clearinghouse for grant information related to ambulatory outpatient care and prevention services and offers consultation and assistance to staff seeking grants to support program activities. Direct supervision of a grants accounting team of professional and clerical staff of five including a Grant Accounting Supervisor. Education, Qualifications, and Certification: Bachelor’s Degree required in Communication, English, Public Health, Business, Social Sciences or related field and four years of relevant and progressive work experience in grant writing, grant program management, and financial grant reporting requirements. Masters preferred. Federal and /or FQHC grant application and management experience preferred. State of Illinois Department of Human Services and Department of Public Health experience preferred as well as understanding of state GATA audit requirements. About the Perks: Lake County offers a competitive salary and benefit package with performance-based incentive plans. We also offer flexible working hours, and a comprehensive wellness and training program. Visit the Health Department page to get additional information on why you should work for us. If you would like to learn more about our community impact and to see some of our employees in action, please review this short video . Any offer of employment is conditioned on the successful completion of a background screening, drug and alcohol testing and may include a pre-employment medical exam. The Lake County Health Department and Community Health Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, disability, veteran status and other protected characteristics.
Lake County, IL Waukegan, Illinois, United States
Feb 21, 2020
Full Time
Do you want a career where you can truly make a difference? The Lake County Health Department and Community Health Center is one of the largest human service providers in Lake County. We live our mission each day, promoting the health and well-being of all who live, work, and play in Lake County. If you are passionate about giving back and ready to be a part of an innovative team, we are looking for you! About the Role: Under general supervision performs work of considerable difficulty in assisting with the administration of the Health Department’s central billing office management program. The position has the responsibility for reviewing, researching, analyzing and processing all paper and electronic EDI billing files to Medicaid/Managed Care Organizations, Medicare, private insurance and all other revenue sources through our clearinghouses, Viatrack and InMediata. Ensures accurate records are kept for all billing activity to ensure the agency complies with all appropriate regulations as required. Provides various patient management reports as needed. Assists with other billing projects as needed. Location: 3010 Grand Ave, Waukegan, IL Hours: 9:00am-5:00pm FLSA STATUS: Hourly Skills and Experience Processes and analyze electronic claims through NextGen, Viatrack, InMediata or Value Options systems and act upon the findings in a timely manner. Process paper claim. Analyze and resolve all claim edit errors using Viatrack and NextGen. Review and process all private patient statements in NextGen and transfer data accurately to the central printing office at the county for printing and mailing. Create patient management reports using the NextGen system. Analyze and resolve accounts receivable aging issues. Use Microsoft Excel to create spreadsheets to assist in the analysis of patient data. Analyze and correct patient sliding fee adjustments in NextGen as needed. Trace the transactions through NextGen from charge entry through claim creation as part of problem resolution. Differentiate between clearing house rejections and payer rejections by frequently working within the Viatrack clearing house environment. Resolve billing inquiries from internal and external customers. Education, Qualifications, and Certification: Completion of a high school diploma or G.E.D. certificate. Associate’s Degree or certification in medical technology or accounting is preferred . (3) Three years experience in a medical billing or accounting office setting is preferred. Bilingual is preferred. About the Perks: Lake County offers a competitive salary and benefit package with performance-based incentive plans. We also offer flexible working hours, and a comprehensive wellness and training program. Visit the Health Department page to get additional information on why you should work for us. If you would like to learn more about our community impact and to see some of our employees in action, please review this short video . Any offer of employment is conditioned on the successful completion of a background screening, drug and alcohol testing and may include a pre-employment medical exam. The Lake County Health Department and Community Health Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Lake County, IL Waukegan, Illinois, United States
Feb 21, 2020
Full Time
Do you want a career where you can truly make a difference? The Lake County Health Department and Community Health Center is one of the largest human service providers in Lake County. We live our mission each day, promoting the health and well-being of all who live, work, and play in Lake County. If you are passionate about giving back and ready to be a part of an innovative team, we are looking for you! About the Role: The Revenue Cycle Manager performs a lead managerial role in the Finance and Healthcare Operations functions with the purpose of enhancing healthcare revenue cycle outcomes. Manage a staff of six medical billing specialist that focus on the agency accounts receivable balances and rejections from the managed care companies and third-party commercial insurance companies. The position will review, analyze, develop and provide management oversight of key aspects of the healthcare revenue cycle. Perform research and analysis related to reimbursement; maintain current knowledge in the areas of third-party billing, reimbursement schedules and methodologies, coding, payer contracts, billing and payment rules and regulations. Knowledgeable of each line of business in order to recommend comprehensive, informed business decisions through data analysis. This includes working with directors, managers, providers, teams, programs and the organization to facilitate and increase agency revenue. Knowledgeable in all financial software systems used by LCHD/CHC focusing on the healthcare revenue cycle. Strong management skills, coordination ability, problem-solving skills, high level analytical ability and critical thinking skills are needed to perform this role successfully. Location: 3010 Grand Ave, Waukegan, IL Hours: Monday-Friday (8:00am-5:00pm) FLSA STATUS: Exempt Skills and Experience Conducts needs analysis to identify revenue gaps across the agency. Coordinate teams working on major, complex performance improvement efforts that affect multiple facility and clinical practice revenue cycle protocols throughout the agency. Manage a staff of six Medical Billing Specialist responsible for resolving payment issues with third party insurance companies. Perform research and analysis related to reimbursement; maintain current knowledge in the areas of third-party billing, reimbursement schedules and methodologies, coding, payer contracts, billing and payment rules and regulations in order to facilitate third party payer contract negotiations. Analyzes and reviews data generated by numerous systems to validate data accuracy, performance management and for revenue cycle trends. Analyze data for specific trends by insurance payer, accounts receivable aging, payer rejections, and write offs. Examines historical revenue cycle transactions and make accurate and reliable recommendations for management, example compile all data needed for the purpose of calculating insurance company settlements. Notify the appropriate staff to correct data integrity issues that are discovered through data analysis efforts. Ability to translate revenue trends and analysis to Program Operational managers as needed. Provides direction, technical assistance, and coordination as needed to assist in resolving payment issues with the MCO’s. Clear and concise communication skills in to order to facilitate payer calls to resolve payment issues. Analyzes a variety of statistical and management dashboard data regarding service utilization trends and program productivity. Provides trend analysis information to Finance/Business Manager or Directors of Finance and Healthcare Operations to aid in making financial, operational and/or training recommendations. Develop and deliver organized, concise yet thorough, communications to management, regarding proposed changes, deficiencies, developments, and opportunities affecting the Agency and the Central Billing Office. Responsible for interfacing with Health Informatics, Healthcare Operations, Finance/Business Offices, and Program Coordinators/Leaders and providing data analysis as requested. Education, Qualifications, and Certification: Requires a bachelor’s degree in Healthcare Management or Administration, Business, Finance or related field required with minimum five years of progressively responsible medical billing and healthcare business operations experience. Medical Billing and Coding certificate or RHIT certification is preferred. A minimum of five (5) years of supervisory experience in a healthcare finance/business office with a medical billing practice is required. Knowledge or specialization in Medical or Behavioral Health Services is preferred along with government payers. Experience and documented ability in the areas of financial analysis using information from an Electronic Practice Management Systems and Electronic Health Records system. Experience and understanding of medical coding such as CPT and HCPC’s codes is required. Proficiency in Excel, MS Word, PowerPoint is required. About the Perks: Lake County offers a competitive salary and benefit package with performance-based incentive plans. We also offer flexible working hours, and a comprehensive wellness and training program. Visit the Health Department page to get additional information on why you should work for us. If you would like to learn more about our community impact and to see some of our employees in action, please review this short video . Any offer of employment is conditioned on the successful completion of a background screening, drug and alcohol testing and may include a pre-employment medical exam. The Lake County Health Department and Community Health Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Lake County, IL Waukegan, Illinois, United States
Feb 21, 2020
Full Time
Do you want a career where you can truly make a difference? The Lake County Health Department and Community Health Center is one of the largest human service providers in Lake County. We live our mission each day, promoting the health and well-being of all who live, work, and play in Lake County. If you are passionate about giving back and ready to be a part of an innovative team, we are looking for you! About the Role: Provides direct clinical care of clients, including ordering of lab tests, counseling of patients, developing treatment plans and prescribing medication within the scope of their education and certification of the collaborative agreement with their collaborating physician as assigned at one or more clinical facilities in the Lake County Health Department and Community Health Center. Location and hours are determined based upon clinical needs FLSA STATUS: Exempt Skills and Experience Elicits and screens medical histories, performs physical examinations. Requests, interprets and performs laboratory examinations. Assesses, identifies and evaluates health problems. Prescribes medications as per practice guidelines. Provides preventive health screening education to clients, see guidelines and protocols. Refers health problems for appropriate follow-up. Refers clients to appropriate community and health resources. Consults with staff physicians and other APN’s. Conducts individual and/or group educational sessions. Documents client service in record per policy. Assists in preparation of informational materials for dissemination to clients; professionals; and other agencies. Participates in orientation of new staff and students. Upon request, provide teaching, supervising and/or precepting for students and residents as needed in support of Community Health Center objectives and in accordance with requirements set forth in agreements with educational institutions. Provides clinical consultation to other staff members and supervision of staff and students as assigned. Collaborative agreement with appropriate physician. May assist in orientation and training of new staff. Develops and maintains a basic knowledge of services available at the Lake County Health Department and Community Health Center (LCHD/CHC). Develops and maintains a basic awareness of the Chronic Care Model Processes in order to reduce health disparities within our communities. Assist patients in developing self management goals as per established guidelines of Chronic Care Model. Develops and maintains a working knowledge of individual Emergency Preparedness roles. Demonstrates adherence to National Patient Safety Goals. Participates in quality improvement activities to assess, monitor and improve program services. Participates in mandatory in-services and drills, attends staff meetings and other training, including appropriate age specific educational trainings offered on a regular basis for professional development. Reports all unusual occurrences that may involve the safety and well being of the clients, patients and/or co-workers, directly to the supervisor and/or Safety Officer. Assists and encourages clients/patients in identifying self-management goals. Performs duties in a prioritized, organized and orderly manner to maximize clinic efficiency and productivity. Maintains orderliness and cleanliness of clinic and work area. Education, Qualifications, and Certification: Master’s Degree in Nursing or postmaster certification as an APN Appropriate certification by National certifying body as required by state law ANCC NCCC NAPNAP AMCB ACC Current Illinois licensure as a Registered Nurse or Advanced Practice License Controlled Substance Licensure Requires certification from ANA Ability to work on weekends, holidays and overtime if necessary Ability to maintain and keep records About the Perks: Lake County offers a competitive salary and benefit package with performance-based incentive plans. We also offer flexible working hours, and a comprehensive wellness and training program. Visit the Health Department page to get additional information on why you should work for us. If you would like to learn more about our community impact and to see some of our employees in action, please review this short video . Any offer of employment is conditioned on the successful completion of a background screening, drug and alcohol testing and may include a pre-employment medical exam. The Lake County Health Department and Community Health Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, disability, veteran status and other protected characteristics.
Lake County, IL Waukegan, Illinois, United States
Feb 21, 2020
Full Time
Do you want a career where you can truly make a difference? The Lake County Health Department and Community Health Center is one of the largest human service providers in Lake County. We live our mission each day, promoting the health and well-being of all who live, work, and play in Lake County. If you are passionate about giving back and ready to be a part of an innovative team, we are looking for you! About the Role: Provides direct clinical care of clients, including ordering of lab tests, counseling of patients, developing treatment plans and prescribing medication within the scope of their education and certification of the collaborative agreement with their collaborating physician as assigned at one or more clinical facilities in the Lake County Health Department and Community Health Center. Location and hours are determined based upon clinical needs FLSA STATUS: Exempt Skills and Experience Elicits and screens medical histories, performs physical examinations. Requests, interprets and performs laboratory examinations. Assesses, identifies and evaluates health problems. Prescribes medications as per practice guidelines. Provides preventive health screening education to clients, see guidelines and protocols. Refers health problems for appropriate follow-up. Refers clients to appropriate community and health resources. Consults with staff physicians and other APN’s. Conducts individual and/or group educational sessions. Documents client service in record per policy. Assists in preparation of informational materials for dissemination to clients; professionals; and other agencies. Participates in orientation of new staff and students. Upon request, provide teaching, supervising and/or precepting for students and residents as needed in support of Community Health Center objectives and in accordance with requirements set forth in agreements with educational institutions. Provides clinical consultation to other staff members and supervision of staff and students as assigned. Collaborative agreement with appropriate physician. May assist in orientation and training of new staff. Develops and maintains a basic knowledge of services available at the Lake County Health Department and Community Health Center (LCHD/CHC). Develops and maintains a basic awareness of the Chronic Care Model Processes in order to reduce health disparities within our communities. Assist patients in developing self management goals as per established guidelines of Chronic Care Model. Develops and maintains a working knowledge of individual Emergency Preparedness roles. Demonstrates adherence to National Patient Safety Goals. Participates in quality improvement activities to assess, monitor and improve program services. Participates in mandatory in-services and drills, attends staff meetings and other training, including appropriate age specific educational trainings offered on a regular basis for professional development. Reports all unusual occurrences that may involve the safety and well being of the clients, patients and/or co-workers, directly to the supervisor and/or Safety Officer. Assists and encourages clients/patients in identifying self-management goals. Performs duties in a prioritized, organized and orderly manner to maximize clinic efficiency and productivity. Maintains orderliness and cleanliness of clinic and work area. Education, Qualifications, and Certification: Master’s Degree in Nursing or postmaster certification as an APN Appropriate certification by National certifying body as required by state law ANCC NCCC NAPNAP AMCB ACC Current Illinois licensure as a Registered Nurse or Advanced Practice License Controlled Substance Licensure Requires certification from ANA Ability to work on weekends, holidays and overtime if necessary Ability to maintain and keep records About the Perks: Lake County offers a competitive salary and benefit package with performance-based incentive plans. We also offer flexible working hours, and a comprehensive wellness and training program. Visit the Health Department page to get additional information on why you should work for us. If you would like to learn more about our community impact and to see some of our employees in action, please review this short video . Any offer of employment is conditioned on the successful completion of a background screening, drug and alcohol testing and may include a pre-employment medical exam. The Lake County Health Department and Community Health Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, disability, veteran status and other protected characteristics.
Lake County, IL Waukegan, Illinois, United States
Feb 21, 2020
Full Time
Do you want a career where you can truly make a difference? The Lake County Health Department and Community Health Center is one of the largest human service providers in Lake County. We live our mission each day, promoting the health and well-being of all who live, work, and play in Lake County. If you are passionate about giving back and ready to be a part of an innovative team, we are looking for you! About the Role: Responsible for the provision of direct medical care at assigned health center(s) within the scope of practice, in accordance with established standards of care (60% of time). Works with the Practice Manager and Nurse Manager to achieve clinical and practice goals set by LCHD/CHC. The Regional Medical Director will serve as the supervisor for the providers (Physicians, APNs, and PAs) for a set of clinic sites (40% of time). This position is directly supervised by the LCHD CHC medical director. Location: FQHC various Sites Hours will be determined based upon FQHC site needs FLSA STATUS: Exempt Skills and Experience Clinical: Directly provides medical treatment and diagnosis for patients Participates in collaborative relationships with APNs (Advanced Practice Nurses) and PAs (Physician Assistants) Consults with staff regarding patients not necessarily seen directly by the physician. This includes, but is not limited to, cases in which medical supervision is necessary for insurance purposes Participates and presents at clinical conferences and provides medical expertise as appropriate Reports all unusual occurrences that may involve the safety and well-being of the clients, patients and/or co-workers, through the Healthcare SafetyZone Assists and encourages clients/patients in identifying self-management goals. Provides suggestions and feedback to maximize clinic efficiency and productivity Administrative: Regularly attends the Provider Leadership committee meetings Assists the Medical Director on new initiatives and plans that affect providers Works with providers to ensure appropriate education to students Ensure that the on-call is providing appropriate after hours coverage Provides oversight and supervision of primary care providers including: Ongoing weekly observations of provider performance Quarterly informal performance appraisals and annual performance appraisals Participation/facilitation in onboarding of new primary care providers Coaching of primary care providers Assist providers with achievement of productivity benchmarks Assist providers with quality improvement activities and achievement of the agency goals Provides coverage of clinical management activities in conjunction with the Medical Director, including: Participation in provider recruitment, development and retention Patient safety and risk management activities Ongoing monitoring and feedback regarding LCHD/CHC’s PCMH model to ensure quality and cost effective care Monitoring and tracking of KPIs and dashboards that cover all above-mentioned activities Develops and maintains an advanced knowledge base of services available at the Lake County Health Department and Community Health Center (LCHD/CHC) Develops and maintains a working knowledge of individual Emergency Preparedness roles Demonstrates adherence to National Patient Safety Goals Other duties as assigned by the medical director Education, Qualifications, and Certification: Requires completion of a residency program. Must be at least Board Eligible in Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine/Pediatrics, or Pediatrics. Board certification is preferred. Academic appointment at a Medical School preferred. Requires Illinois license to practice as a physician. Ability to work on weekends, holidays, and overtime if necessary. Experience with managing other providers. Six years of senior-level/director-level management experience. Demonstrated experience as a strategist. Can set priorities, establish clear (and high) expectations and execute identified strategies. Ability to maintain and keep records. About the Perks: Lake County offers a competitive salary and benefit package with performance-based incentive plans. We also offer flexible working hours, and a comprehensive wellness and training program. Visit the Health Department page to get additional information on why you should work for us. If you would like to learn more about our community impact and to see some of our employees in action, please review this short video . Any offer of employment is conditioned on the successful completion of a background screening, drug and alcohol testing and may include a pre-employment medical exam. The Lake County Health Department and Community Health Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, disability, veteran status and other protected characteristics.
Lake County, IL Libertyville, Illinois, United States
Feb 20, 2020
Full Time
Are you looking for a challenging role within an organization that provides rewarding compensation and an excellent benefit package? If so, Lake County Government is the place for you. Comprised of nearly 3,000 employees, it is our goal to positively serve the residents of Lake County while working with a purpose. We believe our employees should take pride in the work they accomplish while truly respecting a collaborative work environment. Do you have a background in Utility Billing? If so, this position could very well be for you: Position: Utility Billing Supervisor Location: Libertyville, IL Starting Salary: $58,991 Job Summary: The Lake County Public Works Department is seeking qualified applicants for a full-time Utility Billing Supervisor. The Billing Supervisor functions as the customer service leader supervising 5 personnel. This position reports directly to the Finance Manager and is the primary administrator of a moderately complex utility software system assuring water and sewer services for more than 30,000 customers are billed in compliance with Lake County rate ordinances and Department policies. The successful candidate will have a high analytical aptitude of computer systems and software technical skills; demonstrate exemplary customer service, interpersonal communications, and problem-solving skills. Must be detail oriented, able to interact tactfully and effectively in difficult situations; capable of performing complex calculations, and able to quickly adapt in a changing environment. You will have endless opportunities to impact and make a difference within Lake County. Being able to build working relationships with employees, 30 countywide departments and the public, is sure to keep you interested and continuously learning. Experience utilizing a Utility Billing Customer Information System (CIS) is required. At least (5) years of progressive professional experience in customer service and financial administration. Associates Degree or a minimum 2 years of college or vocational education is required. One-year supervisory experience is preferred. Lake County offers a competitive salary and benefit package with performance-based incentive plans. We also offer flexible working hours, and a comprehensive wellness and training program. Visit our Prospective Employee page to get additional information on why you should work for Lake County! To learn more about the department you will be working for, visit Public Works . To learn more about other services Lake County provides and to see some of our employees in action, visit our website to view videos . If you need assistance writing your resume, we have some tools to help you at our Human Resources website . Any offer of employment is conditioned on the successful completion of a background screening, drug and alcohol testing and may include a pre-employment medical exam. Lake County is an equal opportunity employer.
Lake County, IL Waukegan, Illinois, United States
Feb 20, 2020
Full Time
Do you want a career where you can truly make a difference? The Lake County Health Department and Community Health Center is one of the largest human service providers in Lake County. We live our mission each day, promoting the health and well-being of all who live, work, and play in Lake County. If you are passionate about giving back and ready to be a part of an innovative team, we are looking for you! About the Role: Provides direct clinical care of clients, including ordering of lab tests, counseling of patients, developing treatment plans and prescribing medication within the scope of their education and certification of the collaborative agreement with their collaborating physician as assigned at one or more clinical facilities in the Lake County Health Department and Community Health Center. Location: 3002 & 3004 Grand Ave, Waukegan, IL Hours: 40 hours a week, Monday - Friday (8:30am-5:00pm) FLSA STATUS: Exempt General Responsibilities Collaborative agreement with appropriate physician, if not certified for independent practice in Illinois Evaluates clients regarding their treatment needs related to addictions and withdrawal management, manages medical aspects of addictions and withdrawal management, and prescribes medication when appropriate. Performs addictions-related psychiatric or medical evaluations, as requested by other staff members, for purposes of diagnosis and for treatment planning. Consults with staff regarding clients not necessarily seen directly by the physician. This will include, but is not limited to, cases in which medical or psychiatric supervision is necessary for insurance purposes. Conducts crisis intervention/evaluation/referral to persons who present themselves at the program. Responds to inquiries, gives appropriate information and referrals, and documents, if necessary. Provides direct services to clients including individual and group treatment. Focuses on client empowerment in providing treatment, seeking to assist clients to build on strengths in addressing treatment needs. Facilitates with clients and collaborates with the treatment team to develop, review and update treatment goals and referrals both internally and externally. Provides education and direction to clients, family members and/or significant others. Takes responsibility for training in and documenting clinical chart requirements to meet program and state standards. Must meet minimum productivity expectations. Maintains an awareness of and professional involvement/collaboration with community resources. Addiction Treatment Program (ATP) residential care specific responsibilities: Medical screening of all potential ATP candidates, as well as Crisis Care Program (CCP) as needed. Intake examinations of all ATP withdrawal management (“Detox”) and rehabilitation clients, and of CCP clients as needed Medical treatment for ATP withdrawal management clients, including prescribing medication and monitoring progress. Medical addiction treatment for ATP rehabilitation clients when appropriate, including prescribing Medicinal Addiction Treatment (MAT) Medical care of ATP and CCP clients in residential setting. Coordinating care with ATP nurses and counselors, and with CCP staff when needed. Coordination with ATP and CCP psychiatric care providers. Substance Abuse Program (SAP) outpatient clinic specific responsibilities: Evaluations of addictions-related treatment needs in outpatient clinic and Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP) settings. Manages addictions through prescribing of Medicinal Addiction Treatment (MAT) when appropriate Coordinating with SAP nursing staff in collection and evaluation of laboratory specimens and results Coordinating with SAP nursing staff in administration of injectable medications Coordinating with SAP staff in regarding all aspects of addictions-related patient care, in clinic and Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP) settings. Education, Qualifications, and Certification: Graduation prior to start date from a Master’s or Doctoral Degree in Nursing from a: Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) program accredited by either the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) or the Accreditation Commission on Education for Nursing (ACEN), or Family Nurse Practitioner FNP program accredited by either the CCNE or the ACEN, or Adult Nurse Practitioner (ANP) program accredited by either the CCNE or the ACEN At least 1 year of experience providing medication-assisted treatment (MAT) half-time, or equivalent Certification and Licensure Initial and continuing certification as a PMHNP by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) or other national certifying body as required by state law, or FNP by the ANCC, the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners National Certification Board (AANPCB) or other national certifying body as required by state law, or ANP by the ANCC, or other national certifying body as required by state law. Current active and unrestricted license from the State of Illinois as an Advanced Practice Nurse; or a letter from the Illinois Department of Professional Regulation stating that the application for licensure endorsement has been approved, with receipt of Illinois license following within six months of initial application date for endorsement Current active and unrestricted Controlled Substance Registration (CSR) from the State of Illinois Registration with the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) CARA Act waiver from the DEA. About the Perks: Lake County offers a competitive salary and benefit package with performance-based incentive plans. We also offer flexible working hours, and a comprehensive wellness and training program. Visit the Health Department page to get additional information on why you should work for us. If you would like to learn more about our community impact and to see some of our employees in action, please review this short video . Any offer of employment is conditioned on the successful completion of a background screening, drug and alcohol testing and may include a pre-employment medical exam. The Lake County Health Department and Community Health Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, disability, veteran status and other protected characteristics.
Lake County, IL Waukegan, Illinois, United States
Feb 18, 2020
Full Time
Do you want a career where you can truly make a difference? The Lake County Health Department and Community Health Center is one of the largest human service providers in Lake County. We live our mission each day, promoting the health and well-being of all who live, work, and play in Lake County. If you are passionate about giving back and ready to be a part of an innovative team, we are looking for you! About the Role: Provides individual, family, and group therapy; mental health evaluation; treatment planning; case management and case consultation services to youth clients and their families. Assists clients in developing and accomplishing treatment goals in individual, family and group settings. Provides services in office and community settings. Works as part of a comprehensive treatment team. Provides consultation and education to community groups. Provides phone screenings for admit to the program. Competently works with clients with coexisting disorders including substance abuse. Meets minimum productivity expectations and documentation standards using electronic medical records. Responsible for providing screening, assessment, and support services/crisis response to clients who are at risk of psychiatric hospitalization. As part of the Lake County SASS Program, provides after hours on call services to respond to youth at the site of crisis. Location: 3010 Grand Ave, Waukegan, IL Hours: 37.5 hours a week Monday (10:00am-7:00pm) Tuesday (9:00am-5:30pm) Wednesday & Thursday (8:30am-5:00pm) Friday (8:00am-1:00pm) FLSA STATUS: Hourly Skills and Experience Provides direct services to clients including individual and group treatment. Maintains regular contact with an active caseload. Consults with the supervisor regarding transfer/placement of a client to another level of service, as needed. Provides atmosphere of customer service in assuring that clients are treated in a friendly and respectful manner. Displays positive attitudes and behaviors in the accomplishment of job duties. Facilitates with clients and collaborates with the treatment team to develop, review and update treatment goals and referrals both internally and externally. Assists clients in obtaining public entitlements, housing, community resources, etc. Attends staffing's with schools, juvenile justice, community agencies and others, as necessary. Organizes and participates in treatment-related clinical conferences and staffing's on assigned clients. Focuses on client empowerment evidence based or adopted best practices in providing treatment, seeking to assist clients to build on strengths in addressing treatment needs. Conducts crisis intervention/evaluation/referral to persons who present themselves at the program. Performs initial evaluations and assessments of potential clients regarding their appropriateness for participation in the program. Education, Qualifications, and Certification: Associate’s degree and five (5) years’ experience in behavioral sciences, or Bachelor’s degree and three (3) years’ experience in behavioral sciences, or Bachelor’s degree in a related field and one (1) year of experience in behavioral sciences, or Master’s degree in behavioral sciences and no experience About the Perks: Lake County offers a competitive salary and benefit package with performance-based incentive plans. We also offer flexible working hours, and a comprehensive wellness and training program. Visit the Health Department page to get additional information on why you should work for us. If you would like to learn more about our community impact and to see some of our employees in action, please review this short video . Any offer of employment is conditioned on the successful completion of a background screening, drug and alcohol testing and may include a pre-employment medical exam. The Lake County Health Department and Community Health Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, disability, veteran status and other protected characteristics.
Lake County, IL Libertyville, Illinois, United States
Feb 14, 2020
Temporary
Do you want a career where you can truly make a difference? The Lake County Health Department and Community Health Center is one of the largest human service providers in Lake County. We live our mission each day, promoting the health and well-being of all who live, work, and play in Lake County. If you are passionate about giving back and ready to be a part of an innovative team, we are looking for you! About the Role: With minimal supervision, conducts field investigations and office activities as part of the summer bathing beach program. Job duties include collection of water samples at beaches for bacteriological analysis and office and lab activities relative to the program and other tasks as assigned. This is a seasonal position. Location: 500 West Winchester Road, Libertyville IL Hours: Monday- Thursday (5:00am - 1:00pm) FLSA STATUS: Hourly (Part-Time) Skills and Experience Collects, under prescribed methods, environmental samples as required. Assists in laboratory activities in support of the preparation and analysis of environmental samples. Prepares documentation for samples collected. Assists in office activities in support of the preparation and analysis of environmental samples. Selects, prepares and submits samples of beach and/or swimming pool waters for laboratory analysis. Performs simple field tests. Education, Qualifications, and Certification: Requires a high school diploma or GED certificate. Preference will be given to applicants currently enrolled in a two or four year program with an emphasis on environmental science, biology or closely related field. Requires the ability to work both indoors and outdoors and in variable conditions. This position also requires occasional exertion and moderately strenuous physical activity. This position requires occasional interaction with Spanish speaking clients who have a limited understanding of the English language or who may speak only Spanish. About the Perks: Lake County offers a competitive salary and benefit package with performance-based incentive plans. We also offer flexible working hours, and a comprehensive wellness and training program. Visit the Health Department page to get additional information on why you should work for us. If you would like to learn more about our community impact and to see some of our employees in action, please review this short video . Any offer of employment is conditioned on the successful completion of a background screening, drug and alcohol testing and may include a pre-employment medical exam. The Lake County Health Department and Community Health Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, disability, veteran status and other protected characteristics.
Lake County, IL Libertyville, Illinois, United States
Feb 14, 2020
Temporary
Do you want a career where you can truly make a difference? The Lake County Health Department and Community Health Center is one of the largest human service providers in Lake County. We live our mission each day, promoting the health and well-being of all who live, work, and play in Lake County. If you are passionate about giving back and ready to be a part of an innovative team, we are looking for you! About the Role: With minimal supervision, assists in field investigations and office activities relative to development and application of limnological and lake restoration principles. Job duties may include calibration and maintenance of sampling equipment, collection of water samples from lakes and streams, collection of water samples at beaches for bacteriological analysis, monitoring water quality parameters in lakes and streams, aquatic plant surveys, data entry, and other tasks as assigned. This is a seasonal position. Location: 500 West Winchester Road, Libertyville IL Hours: Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday (7:00am - 5:00pm) Friday (7:00am - 4:30pm) FLSA STATUS: Hourly Skills and Experience Calibrates and maintains sampling equipment. Collects water samples from lakes, streams and beaches for bacteriological analysis. Prepares documentation for samples collected. Monitors water quality parameters in lakes and streams. Conducts aquatic plant surveys. Performs data entry. Assists in laboratory activities in support of the preparation and analysis of environmental samples. Assists in office activities in support of the preparation and analysis of environmental samples. Performs simple field tests. Performs other tasks as assigned. Education, Qualifications, and Certification: Requires a high school diploma or GED certificate. Preference will be given to applicants currently enrolled in a two or four year program with an emphasis on environmental science, biology or closely related field. Requires the ability to work both indoors and outdoors and in variable conditions. This position also requires occasional exertion and moderately strenuous physical activity. This position requires occasional interaction with Spanish speaking clients who have a limited understanding of the English language or who may speak only Spanish. About the Perks: Lake County offers a competitive salary and benefit package with performance-based incentive plans. We also offer flexible working hours, and a comprehensive wellness and training program. Visit the Health Department page to get additional information on why you should work for us. If you would like to learn more about our community impact and to see some of our employees in action, please review this short video . Any offer of employment is conditioned on the successful completion of a background screening, drug and alcohol testing and may include a pre-employment medical exam. The Lake County Health Department and Community Health Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, disability, veteran status and other protected characteristics.
Lake County, IL Libertyville, Illinois, United States
Feb 14, 2020
Temporary
Do you want a career where you can truly make a difference? The Lake County Health Department and Community Health Center is one of the largest human service providers in Lake County. We live our mission each day, promoting the health and well-being of all who live, work, and play in Lake County. If you are passionate about giving back and ready to be a part of an innovative team, we are looking for you! About the Role: With minimal supervision, conduct field investigations and office activities related to environmental health programs. Job duties may include conducting inspections of swimming pools and beaches, food facilities, and other similar programs, collecting water samples, data entry, or other tasks as assigned. This is a seasonal position. Location: 500 West Winchester Road, Libertyville IL Hours: Monday (5:00am - 1:00pm) and Tuesday - Friday (8:00am - 4:00pm) FLSA STATUS: Hourly Skills and Experience Conducts, under prescribed methods, environmental inspections or collects samples as required. Assists in laboratory activities in support of the preparation and analysis of environmental samples. Prepares documentation for inspections or samples collected. Assists in office activities in support of the preparation and analysis of environmental samples, including data entry. Performs other duties as assigned. Education, Qualifications, and Certification: Requires a high school diploma or GED certificate. Preference will be given to applicants currently enrolled in a two or four year program with an emphasis on environmental science, biology or closely related field. Requires the ability to work both indoors and outdoors and in variable conditions. This position also requires occasional exertion and moderately strenuous physical activity. This position requires occasional interaction with Spanish speaking clients who have a limited understanding of the English language or who may speak only Spanish. About the Perks: Lake County offers a competitive salary and benefit package with performance-based incentive plans. We also offer flexible working hours, and a comprehensive wellness and training program. Visit the Health Department page to get additional information on why you should work for us. If you would like to learn more about our community impact and to see some of our employees in action, please review this short video . Any offer of employment is conditioned on the successful completion of a background screening, drug and alcohol testing and may include a pre-employment medical exam. The Lake County Health Department and Community Health Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, disability, veteran status and other protected characteristics.
Lake County, IL Round Lake Beach, Illinois, United States
Feb 14, 2020
Full Time
Do you want a career where you can truly make a difference? The Lake County Health Department and Community Health Center is one of the largest human service providers in Lake County. We live our mission each day, promoting the health and well-being of all who live, work, and play in Lake County. If you are passionate about giving back and ready to be a part of an innovative team, we are looking for you! About the Role: This position is responsible for managing the daily operations related to nursing care and CMAs in line with clinical practice standards. This position is a working RN role and will spend 20% of time in administrative duties and 80% in the care coordinator role. Location: 224 West Clarendon Drive, Round Lake Beach IL Hours: Monday - Friday (8:00am - 4:00pm) FLSA STATUS: Exempt Skills and Experience Oversees clinical nursing care, ensuring compliance with established regulations and standards including quality assurance, confidentiality, and medical record documentation. Provides direct supervision to nurses and subordinate staff, ensuring appropriate assessment and treatment of patient health. Serves as key problem-solving resource for staff on patient issues. Studies patient needs/trends, analyzes patient flow problems, and suggests solutions to patient care problems. Collaborates with the practice manager, and lead MD on development and implementation of nursing department’s mission, goals, policies, procedures, budget quality assurance plan, and work standards. Compiles/analyzes data on patient outcomes, quality assurance results, budget/goal achievement, and performance/productivity and prepares reports for the practice manager and the clinical administrative team. Participates in medical practice planning related to clinic and emergency/disaster response system. Ensures that offices/departments are clinically staffed appropriately. Collaborates with human resources department on recruiting, selecting, orienting/training, and evaluating nursing staff. Provides patient care, including administering medications, according to Provider’s orders within their scope of practice, established standards and administrative policies of the department, as necessary. Responsible for ensuring Nursing staff and CMAs are up to date with licensure and yearly training in collaboration with the clinical compliance team. Participates in audit readiness and ensures staff is prepared for audits. Ensures that clinical supplies including vaccinations are organized and up to date. Performs other duties as assigned Maintains required training, licensure, and/or certification. Maintains confidentiality of privileged information and adheres to patient privacy laws. Demonstrates culturally competent healthcare delivery and fosters same among all staff. All other relevant duties as assigned. Education, Qualifications, and Certification: Current Illinois RN license Minimum five years of professional nursing experience including two years’ clinical supervisory experience, preferably in a medical practice setting. For internal candidates – 5 years of nursing experience. Clinical supervisory experience requirements may be off set by performance, skills and potential demonstrated during your time as an employee. About the Perks: Lake County offers a competitive salary and benefit package with performance-based incentive plans. We also offer flexible working hours, and a comprehensive wellness and training program. Visit the Health Department page to get additional information on why you should work for us. If you would like to learn more about our community impact and to see some of our employees in action, please review this short video . Any offer of employment is conditioned on the successful completion of a background screening, drug and alcohol testing and may include a pre-employment medical exam. The Lake County Health Department and Community Health Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, disability, veteran status and other protected characteristics.
Lake County, IL Zion, Illinois, United States
Feb 14, 2020
Full Time
Do you want a career where you can truly make a difference? The Lake County Health Department and Community Health Center is one of the largest human service providers in Lake County. We live our mission each day, promoting the health and well-being of all who live, work, and play in Lake County. If you are passionate about giving back and ready to be a part of an innovative team, we are looking for you! About the Role: Under general supervision, assists physician and staff members in providing optimal ambulatory health care to patients, stocks and maintains exam and team rooms; assists with clinical and clerical duties. Work involves direct patient contact and is performed in accordance with prescribed methods, techniques, and procedures. Location: 1911 27th Street, Zion, IL Hours: Monday - Friday (8:00 am - 4:00 pm) *One Saturday per month (8:00am -4:.30pm).* Skills and Experience Checks patients’ medical records for pertinent data Greets and escorts patients to exam rooms; prepares for the provider by obtaining initial information and vital signs (temperature, pulse, blood pressure and respiration, height, weights, BMI and head circumference as specified by program). Documents chief complaints of patients and notifies the nurse/provider of unusual symptoms or complaints. Assists in telephone follow-up with the patient as directed by the program. Under the direction of the provider and/or nurse, assists with basic patient health education. Inspects exam rooms for cleanliness and equipment condition. Maintains ordered supplies and keeps area stocked. Checks for medical supplies that are outdated. Performs tasks including filing, chart documentation and telephone follow-up as assigned. Performs peak flow; spirometry; EKG; application of Non-Stress Test (NST) belts; point of care testing and phlebotomy services as directed. Administers immunizations for patients ordered by the provider. Participates in the orientation and training of new certified medical assistants. Education, Qualifications, and Certification: Requires High School Diploma or GED. Medical assistant certification or registration required Successful complete LCHDCHC competencies within 6 months of hire. Ability to work on weekends, holidays and overtime if necessary Spanish Speaking is preferred. Please note: Certified Medical Assistant, who has passed the exam and been awarded the CMA, RMA, NCMA, NHA, CCMA certificates. Must successfully complete LCHDCHC competencies within 6 months of hire. Candidates who have completed a 160 hour externship with the LCHD/CHC will have the one year experience requirement waived. About the Perks: Lake County offers a competitive salary and benefit package with performance-based incentive plans. We also offer flexible working hours, and a comprehensive wellness and training program. Visit the Health Department page to get additional information on why you should work for us. If you would like to learn more about our community impact and to see some of our employees in action, please review this short video . Any offer of employment is conditioned on the successful completion of a background screening, drug and alcohol testing and may include a pre-employment medical exam. The Lake County Health Department and Community Health Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Lake County, IL Waukegan, Illinois, United States
Feb 13, 2020
Full Time
Real Estate Tax and Investment Accounting Manager - Treasurer's Office Are you looking for a challenging role within an organization that provides flexible hours, rewarding compensation and an excellent benefit package? If so, Lake County Government is the place for you. Comprised of nearly 3,000 employees, it is our goal to positively serve the residents of Lake County while working with a purpose. We believe our employees should take pride in the work they accomplish while truly respecting a collaborative work environment. Do you have a background in accounting? If so, this position could very well be for you: Position: Real Estate Tax and Investment Accounting Manager Location: Waukegan, IL Salary: $87,433.68 Job Summary: Responsible for cash management, investment management, some tax collection duties, along with various fiscal functions including accounts receivable, accounts payable, and reconciling general ledger transactions. Supervises up to four staff. Becoming an Real Estate Tax and Investment Accounting Manager would allow you to be involved with accounting functions within local government, ranging from investments and cash management to tax collection. Your day will consist of tracking the investment of Lake County funds in accordance with the Treasurer's investment policy and with the Illinois Public Funds Investment Act. The candidate will maximize investment earnings while taking into account the investment risk constraints of holding public funds and ensuring liquidity. Additionally, you will be responsible for tracking the county's various bank accounts and ensuring that funds are available for disbursement when needed, while estimating cash deposits and required disbursements to ensure sufficient funds. This role will involve supervising up to four direct reports. Being able to build working relationships with employees and the public is sure to keep you interested and continuously learning. In order to be successful in this role you should have a bachelor’s degree in accounting and ten years of experience with financial accounting and government finance. Individuals should have a working knowledge of auditing procedures for internal control. Experience using Oracle Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), tax collection systems, specifically iasWorld and investment tracking software (Sympro) is preferred. Possessing the ability to effectively problem solve and have the ability to work both individually and in a team atmosphere is encouraged. Lake County offers a competitive salary and benefit package with performance-based incentive plans. We also offer flexible working hours, and a comprehensive wellness and training program. Visit our Prospective Employee page to get additional information on why you should work for Lake County! To learn more about the department you will be working for, visit http://www.lakecountyil.gov/198/Treasurers-Office To learn more about other services Lake County provides and to see some of our employees in action, visit our website to view videos . If you need assistance writing your resume, we have some tools to help you at our Human Resources website . Any offer of employment is conditioned on the successful completion of a background screening, drug and alcohol testing and may include a pre-employment medical exam. Lake County is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Lake County, IL Waukegan, Illinois, United States
Feb 13, 2020
Full Time
Do you want a career where you can truly make a difference? The Lake County Health Department and Community Health Center is one of the largest human service providers in Lake County. We live our mission each day, promoting the health and well-being of all who live, work, and play in Lake County. If you are passionate about giving back and ready to be a part of an innovative team, we are looking for you! About the Role: Responsible for administering medications. Responsible for direct care of clients, including crisis intervention and triage on admission, participates in developing treatment plans with clients, provides emergency assessment for hospitalizations, and reports supply needs to Nurse Manager. Location: 1911 27th Street, Zion IL Hours: Monday - Friday (8:00am - 4:00pm) FLSA STATUS: Hourly Skills and Experience Acts as triage person for admissions to the program. Provides professional nursing care, including administering medications, according to physician’s orders in conformance with recognized nursing techniques and procedures, established standards and administrative policies of the department. Recognizes and interprets symptoms of clients’ conditions, reports to appropriate personnel and assists with remedial measures for adverse developments. Monitors the collection of urine specimens according to Standard precautions, if SAP. Maintains clinical charts including documentation of observations, medications treatments; reports on the condition of clients; observes and corrects, if possible, environmental factors dealing with comfort and safety. Participates as a team member at staff interviews and provides input regarding the stability of client’s physical condition. Is responsible for arranging clinic appointments, chest x-rays, laboratory work and other medication appointments, if ATP/CCP or WRS. Makes arrangements for medical transfer of patients to other treatment facilities, as necessary, if ATP/CCP or WRS. Focuses on client empowerment in providing treatment, seeking to assist clients to build on strengths in addressing treatment needs. Organizes and participates in treatment-related clinical conferences and staffings on assigned clients. Provides education and direction to clients, family members and/or significant others. Takes responsibility for training in and documenting clinical chart requirements to meet program and state standards. Acquires and utilizes knowledge of LCHD/CHC database and word processing software and other equipment commensurate with position. Participates in staff meetings, in-service trainings, and seminars to facilitate professional growth and maintain licensure if required. Maintains an awareness of and professional involvement/collaboration with community resources. Education, Qualifications, and Certification: With an Associate’s degree, one year of experience in chemical dependency is preferred With a Bachelor’s degree or diploma, year of experience in chemical dependency/behavioral health field is preferred. About the Perks: Lake County offers a competitive salary and benefit package with performance-based incentive plans. We also offer flexible working hours, and a comprehensive wellness and training program. Visit the Health Department page to get additional information on why you should work for us. If you would like to learn more about our community impact and to see some of our employees in action, please review this short video . Any offer of employment is conditioned on the successful completion of a background screening, drug and alcohol testing and may include a pre-employment medical exam. The Lake County Health Department and Community Health Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, disability, veteran status and other protected characteristics.
Lake County, IL Waukegan, Illinois, United States
Feb 13, 2020
Temporary
Do you want a career where you can truly make a difference? The Lake County Health Department and Community Health Center is one of the largest human service providers in Lake County. We live our mission each day, promoting the health and well-being of all who live, work, and play in Lake County. If you are passionate about giving back and ready to be a part of an innovative team, we are looking for you! About the Role: Evaluates and assesses clients. Prepares and implements treatment plans with clients. Provides therapeutic and supportive services to clients, including individual, group, and family counseling and case management. Prepares and presents education seminars to clients, their families, the general public and other service providers on chemical dependency and/or mental health. In residential programs, responsible for unit coverage and emergency telephone interventions. Counseling duties are generally office based, case management activities are generally community based. This position is funded for a two year term only. Location: 3002 Grand Avenue, Waukegan IL Hours: Monday - Friday (9:00am - 5:00pm) FLSA STATUS: Hourly (Temporary) Skills and Experience Provides direct services to clients including organizing and facilitating individual and group treatment and activities, supervision of the milieu and case management and outreach. Develops clients abilities to problem-solve interpersonal conflicts. Facilitates with clients and collaborates with the treatment team to develop, review and update treatment goals and referrals both internally and externally. Takes responsibility for training in and documenting clinical chart requirements to meet program and state standards. Provides atmosphere of customer service in assuring that clients are treated in a friendly and respectful manner. Displays positive attitudes and behaviors in the accomplishment of job duties. Focuses on client empowerment and evidence-based practices in providing treatment, seeking to assist clients to build on strengths in addressing treatment needs. Provides education and direction to clients, family members and/or significant others. Organizes and participates in treatment-related clinical conferences and staffings on assigned clients. Reports client progress, behavior problems or need for medication evaluation to program supervisors/physicians/psychiatrists regularly. Must meet minimum productivity expectations. Education, Qualifications, and Certification: Consistent with the Community-Based Mental Health Professional Qualifications as a Mental Health Professional (MHP): Bachelor’s degree in a related field, or Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in any field and two (2) years’ experience, or High School diploma or GED and five (5) years’ experience About the Perks: Lake County offers a competitive salary and benefit package with performance-based incentive plans. We also offer flexible working hours, and a comprehensive wellness and training program. Visit the Health Department page to get additional information on why you should work for us. If you would like to learn more about our community impact and to see some of our employees in action, please review this short video . Any offer of employment is conditioned on the successful completion of a background screening, drug and alcohol testing and may include a pre-employment medical exam. The Lake County Health Department and Community Health Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Lake County, IL Waukegan, Illinois, United States
Feb 12, 2020
Full Time
Do you want a career where you can truly make a difference? The Lake County Health Department and Community Health Center is one of the largest human service providers in Lake County. We live our mission each day, promoting the health and well-being of all who live, work, and play in Lake County. If you are passionate about giving back and ready to be a part of an innovative team, we are looking for you! About the Role: This position provides nursing visits to low income families with pregnant women and infants up to age one primarily in the home. Visits are also made to high risk infants, regardless of income eligibility up to age two. Independent practice to include physical assessment and screenings, environmental and community assessment. Provides case management services including referrals, advocacy and care coordination. Location: 3010 Grand Avenue, Waukegan IL Hours: Monday - Friday (8:30am - 4:30pm) *Occasional some Saturdays* Skills and Experience Provides nursing home visits and/or clinic visits to families; performs physical assessments, screenings for depression and development; provides prenatal, postnatal and infant and child health education to families Effectively case manages caseload in assigned area Maintains accurate and timely documentation Provides care coordination with multidisciplinary team Maintains current knowledge of maternal and child health trends and issues and applies these to practice Participates in case conferences Program Specific Functions To perform community assessment and to participate in developing or improving programs to meet identified needs. To independently perform physical and psychosocial assessment of individuals and/or families. To independently implement nursing process and evaluate outcome of interventions. To independently adapt nursing care to unique and differing environments with consideration to individual’s and family’s spiritual and cultural perspectives. To organize day-to-day activities and responsibilities in a cost effective manner. To problem solve and act independently in a crisis and/or a complex and unfamiliar situation. To communicate effectively orally and in writing. Education, Qualifications, and Certification: Current Illinois licensure as a registered professional nurse or Illinois license by reciprocity within six months of the initial date of employment. P ediatric or OB experience preferred. Requires valid driver’s license and access to privately owned and insured vehicle during working hours. Maintain CPR certification About the Perks: Lake County offers a competitive salary and benefit package with performance-based incentive plans. We also offer flexible working hours, and a comprehensive wellness and training program. Visit the Health Department page to get additional information on why you should work for us. To learn more about the department you will be working for, please visit the Public Health Nursing/Family Case Management information page. If you would like to learn more about our community impact and to see some of our employees in action, please review this short video . Any offer of employment is conditioned on the successful completion of a background screening, drug and alcohol testing and may include a pre-employment medical exam. The Lake County Health Department and Community Health Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, disability, veteran status and other protected characteristics.
Lake County, IL Libertyville, Illinois, United States
Feb 12, 2020
Full Time
Do you want a career where you can truly make a difference? The Lake County Health Department and Community Health Center is one of the largest human service providers in Lake County. We live our mission each day, promoting the health and well-being of all who live, work, and play in Lake County. If you are passionate about giving back and ready to be a part of an innovative team, we are looking for you! About the Role: Provides service to customers and support to staff in the Environmental Health programs conducted by the Health Department at the Central Permit Facility. May perform a variety of tasks according to prescribed procedures and format, including, but not limited to, administrative and support functions and project manager functions on less complex integrated development projects. Provides early assistance to customers for inquiries, both general and project related. Location: 500 West Winchester Road, Libertyville IL Hours: Monday - Friday (8:00am - 4:00pm) FLSA STATUS: Hourly Skills and Experience Project Management Essential Functions Functions as Project Manager (PM) for single agency project types and for incorporated permits and projects. Primary point of contact for the customer, the public, staff and decision makers during the course of a given project, scheduling and coordinating all meetings as necessary. Responsible for facilitating the project from pre‐application assistance to project close‐out, ensuring timely reviews of projects to a decision point identifying and eliminating problems, and ensuring the timely completion of related documents. Works with the customer and staff team ((MDT) for single agency and incorporated project types to define the project scope (what approvals are required for the project) and general timeline. Uses “options thinking” to resolve issues and solve problems. Responsible for ensuring that the project record is complete. CEP Back-Up Essential Functions Performs, as needed, back-up duty of Consistent Entry Point (CEP) activities. Responsible for determining the purpose of customer’s inquiry, the level of information or assistance the customer needs, and then directing the customer to the next step in the development process. Provides general information to a customer by answering general questions and/or providing pre-packaged information. Non-development Related Administrative functions Conducts the clerical functions for the environmental programs. Perform s computer data entry for EH program(s), reports and record audits. Types letters, memos and reports as assigned. Performs general receptionist duties as assigned; answers and directs telephone calls; greets visitors and fulfills requests for information of a semi-technical nature, schedules inspections, explains procedures and applicable fees; direct inquiries to appropriate staff member and/or refers to appropriate agency. Accepts incoming applications for all services offered, verifies information is fully completed, and collects applicable fees as outlined in the Lake County Code, Chapter 178. Handles and processes daily cash, check and credit card deposits. Maintains and updates and processes computer and paper files for EH programs. Coordinates/files/maintains records; prepare documents for scanning, as directed. Performs scanning of documents into the County computer archive system. Receives and fulfills FOIA requests for records. As assigned, performs data entry into the County FOIA Tracking System. Provides training to incoming DP staff for non-development related administrative functions. Demonstrates excellent customer service by providing program and agency information as requested to internal and external customers. As assigned, processes and distributes mail. As assigned, assists the Principal Program Assistant in specific EH programmatic work. Effectively operates office equipment, trouble-shooting when necessary. Interacts with clients/customers and assists in problem-solving/complaint resolution. Creates letters or memos to address internal/external customer issues as necessary. Demonstrates excellent interpersonal skills with staff and the public. Performs other duties as assigned or required. Education, Qualifications, and Certification: Requires the completion of a standard high school program or GED program. Requires a minimum 2 years of relevant experience. About the Perks: Lake County offers a competitive salary and benefit package with performance-based incentive plans. We also offer flexible working hours, and a comprehensive wellness and training program. Visit the Health Department page to get additional information on why you should work for us. If you would like to learn more about our community impact and to see some of our employees in action, please review this short video . Any offer of employment is conditioned on the successful completion of a background screening, drug and alcohol testing and may include a pre-employment medical exam. The Lake County Health Department and Community Health Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, disability, veteran status and other protected characteristics.