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.

 

 

 

91 job(s) at Lake County Government

Lake County, IL Waukegan, Illinois, United States
Nov 14, 2019
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: Outpatient therapist position working with adult SMI population. Primary responsibilities are to provide individual and group therapy, and complete comprehensive assessments for clients entering care. Position responsibilities also include evaluation, psycho-social education, and assists clients in developing and accomplishing treatment goals in individual and group settings. Provides consultation and education both internally and externally to community groups and emergency services Location: 3010 Grand Ave, IL 60085 Hours: 37.5 hours a week. Tuesday (8:30am-8:00pm) Wednesday (8:30am-5:00pm) Thursday (8:30am-8:30pm) Friday (8:30am-4:30pm) FLSA STATUS: Hourly Skills and Experience Provides direct services to clients including individual and group treatment. Focuses on client empowerment in providing treatment, seeking to assist clients to build strengths to meet their 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. Conducts crisis intervention/evaluation/referral for persons who present themselves at the program. Performs initial evaluations and assessments of potential clients regarding their appropriateness for participation in the program. 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. Acquires and utilizes knowledge of LCHD/CHC database and word processing software and other equipment commensurate with position. Meet minimum productivity expectations. Organizes and participates in treatment-related clinical conferences and staffing's on assigned clients. Takes responsibility for training in and documenting clinical chart requirements to meet program and state standards. Education, Qualifications, and Certification: Requires a Master’s degree in psychology, social work or related field, with two years of experience is and clinical license in the State of Illinois is required, and If a recovering person, they must have two years of demonstrated sobriety. Bilingual, Spanish-speaking preferred. CERTIFICATION To perform this job successfully, and individual must be licensed by the State of Illinois as an Physician, Psychologist, Licensed Clinical Social Worker (L.C.S.W.), Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (L.C.P.C.). 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
Nov 13, 2019
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 Construction or Capital Improvements? If so, this position could very well be for you: Position: Capital Improvements Division Head Location: Waukegan, IL Salary: $98,525.54 - $113,561.30 Job Summary: In this role you will serve as the supervisory interdisciplinary engineer or architect in the field of design and construction engineering and will be the primary point of contact for coordination of all assigned Capital Improvements (CI) projects within the Facilities and Construction Services (FCS) department. Responsible for developing the annual resource requirements for CI; monitors use of assigned capital, facilities assessment, operational, and customer provided funding, and initiates appropriate planning and corrective action as necessary; identifies and champions project development strategies; identifies and contracts professional design services as required to advance strategic initiatives; provides representation on professional services selection including: contract negotiation, award, and implementation; provides representation on construction contract selection including: procurement, initiation, management, and contractor claims; reviews proposed field changes for design integrity and assures changes fall within assigned budget; assures that Board and administrative constraints on project scope and dollars are complied with (including reimbursable project dollars) , assures that customer desired schedules are met; serves as FCS point of contact for the technical aspects of project design and construction matters. Actively supervises a diverse technical staff, The exact number of direct and second tier subordinates is subject to some fluctuation based upon Board approved workload, however, the in-house personnel directly supervised will normally include a minimum of two Grade-9 (or equivalent) Engineers/Architects, and two Grade-6 Construction Engineering Technicians (ET). Ensures detailed engineering design plans and specifications, and respective cost estimates, provided by his/her in-house or via A/E staff is completed accurately via proper design quality control/quality assurance and on time. Performs as the lead technical representative within FCS in matters involving construction contract changes and claims. The incumbent reviews and approves FCS position concerning contractor entitlement for change through interpretation of contract clauses and the technical requirements of plans and specifications. Responsible for accurately projecting, monitoring, and reporting on work in place (WIP). Incumbent conducts regular project status meetings with PM staff and ensures all applicable information is documented and recorded. Incumbent closely monitors projects that have established Actual Beneficial Occupancy Dates to facilitate contract closeout. You will have endless opportunities to impact and make a difference within Lake County, which consists of more than 30 departments and divisions. 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 bachelors degree in architecture, engineering, construction management or related field and 5 years of experience. Individuals should have a working knowledge of general office software programs such as word processing, spreadsheets, and specialized construction related software programs such as AutoCAD, Revit, and MS Project; 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 the Facility and Construction Services information page. 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
Nov 13, 2019
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: 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 educational 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. Location: 3002 grand Avenue, Waukegan IL Hours: Monday - Friday (9:00am - 5:00pm) FLSA STATUS: Hourly 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. Works collaboratively with clients and the treatment team to develop, review, and update treatment goals and referrals both internally and externally. Takes responsibility for training and documenting in clinical chart to meet program requirements 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 staffing's 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: With an Associate’s degree with an emphasis in behavioral sciences or related field, five years of experience is required With a Bachelor’s degree in psychology, social work or related field, one year of experience is required Be Certified as an Alcohol/ Drug Abuse Counselor by the Illinois Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Professional Certification Board (I.A.O.D.A.P.C.A.). 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
Nov 12, 2019
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 supervision of the Emergency Response Coordinator (ERC), the Emergency Response Specialist II will focus on Lake County Health Department and Community Health Center (LCHD/CHC) emergency management preparation and implementation. This individual will assist with coordination of these activities as a member of the Lake County Emergency Agency (LCEMA) and in concert with the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) Office of Preparedness and Response, Regional Healthcare Coalitions, first responders, and other appropriate agencies and counterparts. This position requires frequent internal and interagency interaction and coordination. Work is conducted independently and with teams. Location: 3010 Grand Avenue, Waukegan IL Hours: Monday- Friday (8:00am - 5:00pm) FLSA STATUS: Exempt Skills and Experience At the ERC’s direction, coordinates specific emergency response functions for LCHD/CHC. Functions include management and response to public health threats and emergencies such as nuclear, environmental, chemical, and biological threats. Participates in the review and development of emergency management and response plans and documents with a focus on public health aspects, including the Lake County Emergency Operations Plan (EOP) and LCHD/CHC EOP, and coordinates them with the appropriate entities. Assists in response planning with other LCHD/CHC programs. Assists the ERC to organize, equip, maintain, and activate the Public Health Emergency Operations Center (PHEOC) to coordinate and direct LCHD/CHC responses to public health emergenci Assists in the assignment, training, and exercising of the PHEOC staff. In the absence of the ERC, advises the Executive Director and Senior Team upon PHEOC activation. Serves as a staff member in the Lake County Emergency Operations Center, as needed. Assists the ERC to establish LCHD/CHC staff training at all levels to achieve competency requirements set by IDPH and the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and to ensure effective and efficient operation of the PHEOC. Assists with the development and coordination of emergency management exercises of all types, both internal and interagency, with a focus on public health. Assists the ERC to develop budget proposals, goals and objectives, and performance metrics related to emergency management and grant reporting, including Public Health Emergency Preparedness (PHEP) and Cities Readiness Initiative (CRI) grants. Assists in planning for, organizing, equipping, and exercising Points of Dispensing (POD) to distribute medications during a public health emergency, including writing, staffing, and signing memorandums of agreements with agencies hosting and staffing PODs. Assists in maintenance of the LCHD/CHC emergency management inventory of all supplies such as antibiotics, antivirals, radios, etc. Assists ERC to develop, maintain, and deploy LCHD/CDC’s Medical Reserve Corps (MRC). Maintains a working relationship and assists with response planning with other county departments and agencies, IDPH, Illinois Emergency Management Agency (IEMA), Regional Healthcare Coalitions, first responders, municipalities, townships, Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) groups, and others. Represents LCEMA and LCHD/CHC on various groups, community, and professional organizations in matters of emergency management. Participates as a member of The Northern Illinois Public Health Consortium (NIPHC) Emergency Preparedness Committee when requested by the ERC. Participates as an alternate member of the LCHD/CHC Safety Committee. Assists the LCHD/CHC Public Information Officer (PIO) and other County PIOs to prepare press releases, social media, websites, and other educational materials on emergency management. Certain emergency responses may require extended work hours, shifted work schedules, or weekend work. Performs other duties as assigned and be flexible. Education, Qualifications, and Certification: Requires a Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in physical science, public health, emergency management, or related field from an accredited college or university OR an Associate Degree in emergency management or related field with a minimum of five years of experience working within an ICS structure. Two to four years of responsible experience in emergency management. Has completed or will complete within 12 months of hire, all ICS classes required by IDPH. Encouraged to complete IPEM certification within the first 2 years of employment. Possession of a valid Driver’s License, supplemented by a satisfactory driving record. Environmental Factors The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Response to disasters or emergencies can expose the specialist to any or all possible environmental factors. The employee is occasionally exposed to outside weather conditions; extreme cold or heat. An employee in this position is exposed to moderate to high levels noise (examples: business office with computers and printers, traffic, outdoor equipment and machinery, storms and severe weather ). 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
Nov 12, 2019
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: Performs highly responsible and confidential secretarial and administrative work for the Medical Director. Performs administrative tasks requiring the making of responsible decisions in accordance with established policies and procedures. Provides assistance and secretarial coverage to administrative staff when necessary. Location: 3010 Grand Avenue, Waukegan IL Hours: Monday - Friday (8:30am - 5:00pm) FLSA STATUS: Hourly Skills and Experience Responsible for all secretarial support functions to Medical Director, Regional Medical Directors, Women's Health Lead Physician, and Dental Director Types all correspondence and any other required typing for the Medical Director, Regional Medical Directors, Dental Director, and Women's Health Lead Physician as assigned Answers phones, monitors calls Develops and prepares various forms as needed. Reviews incoming correspondence and distributes to appropriate individuals Demonstrates proficiency with computer software to complete tasks Makes independent decisions within a defined scope requiring knowledge of program and agency policies and procedures May process payments/mail statements and review data entries for accuracy, identifying training issues as needed Troubleshoots and solves problems related to office equipment, furniture, and computer hardware and software. Exercises independent judgment in making standard programmatic decisions Develops and refines office procedures and practices, identifying methods to improve efficiency Monitors and follows through with program coordinators to maintain and meet deadlines Coordinates the preparation of new hire packets including PAF and submits to Human Resources Coordinates and registers staff at annual association meetings and arranges for travel and accommodations Maintains knowledge and ability to respond to agency inquiries with limited assistance Prepares travel reimbursements, procurement card reconciliations, mileage vouchers, expense reports and various forms as requested Schedules appointments and meetings for the Medical Director Takes and transcribes minutes from various meetings as directed Maintains committee membership lists and mailing lists Evaluates, prioritizes and completes daily work flow independently Represents the LCHD professionally and courteously in interactions and correspondence with Councils and/or Board of Health as directed Interacts with council members, association members and consultants regarding administrative needs May act as Secretary for Lake County Community Health Center Governing Council; prepares meeting agenda and packet information, records meeting minutes, and interacts with council members as needed Education, Qualifications, and Certification: Associate’s Degree or equivalent experience (business/office certifications and four (4) 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.
Lake County, IL Waukegan, Illinois, United States
Nov 09, 2019
Full Time
Job Description: Service Delivery Manage r Reports To: CTO Job Summary The Service Delivery Manager is a versatile IT management position that oversee s infrastructure, operations, a nd end user support for the Enterprise Technology Department. This position is responsible for achieving operational excellence with exceptional service . R elationship management skills are a must for this position , as is th e ability to inspire teams to perform in a timely , high- quality manner . The ideal candidate will possess a blend of technical and customer -service experience , combined with premier verbal and written communication skills. Th is person should be a results-oriented professional with a proven ability to overcome challenges in a difficult , fast-paced environment. In this role , it is essential to be creative and energetic with a passion for excellence and an understanding of how well-managed technology can help the County meet its mission. Responsibilities Manage technical staff that are responsible for data center s , cloud services, networks, computer s , mobile devices , voice devices , radio s , and end - user support. Oversee key projects related to end-user experience . Maintain a high - performing service support capability, including local service desk, managed personal computer imaging/deployment and support processes. Quickly prioritize and solve support related challenges whether internal or by liaising with vendors. Drive improvements in service delivery by proactively identifying opportunities to improve on services, cost management , and end-user experience. Provide leadership to ensure that infrastructure and cloud services meet business and end-user requirements, further county and Enterprise Technology goals, and fit with the C ounty’s current enterprise architecture and IT security strategy. Manage and m aintain vendor relationships , keep current with future roadmaps. Coordinate feasibility studies for infrastructure and cloud services under consideration for purchase, and give advice based on findings. Evaluate proposals and RFP's for infrastructure and cloud services, and make appropriate recommendations. M aintain an inventory of infrastructure and cloud services ( diagrams & asset management) . Keep current on infrastructure -usage best practices. Ensure completion of installations and projects according to agreed scope, schedule, and cost baselines. Provide leadership to ensure infrastructure and cloud services are up to date with required and recommended upgrades, patches, etc. Ensure support teams are cross-trained and continuously evolving to meet the ever-changing technological support landscape. Measure and report team performance using standard metrics reports. Ensure the enterprise’s compliance with legislation, regulations, and standards pertaining to local government infrastructure , for example, Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIP A A), Pa yment Card Industry (PCI), Criminal Justice Information System (CJIS), etc. Collaborate with analysts to evaluate, install, configure, and deploy new infrastructure and enhancements to existing infrastructure throughout the enterprise. Manage support personnel, including providing direction and priorities to staf f, completing performance appraisals, resolving employee issues , and ensuring staff’s adherence to established IT standards and policies . P rovide support, coaching and mentoring to staff with goals of improving collaboration and the team’s ability to support and enhance C ounty infra structure . Ensur e changes to the production environment are made in a manner to ensure adequate plan ning , tes ting , communica tion, and deliver y with minimal business disruption. Ensure all policies related to change control, audit, security, and segregation of duties are strictly followed. Oversee change control and incident management processes. Oversee completion of installations and projects according to agreed scope, schedule, and cost baselines. Skills/Qualifications: Familiarity with ITIL, ITSM and related support/service standards. Technical and practical understanding of how to support infrastructure, cloud services, operations, and end-user services in a diverse environment with multiple departments with differing needs. Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to interact professionally with a diverse group of executives, managers, and subject matter experts. Strong analytical and management skills, including a thorough understanding of how to interpret business needs and translate them into requirements. Strong customer-service orientation. Project management skills. Excellent communication, listening, and interpersonal skills. Highly self-motivated and directed. Ability to work independently. Keen attention to detail. Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment. Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment. Willingness to work late/off hours during support challenges. Willingness to travel to support project s , initiatives, etc . Willingness to be on-call and reachable when needed. Educational requirements: Bachelor’s degree in technology or closely related discipline desired and/or five years + experience managing IT support. 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 (Recorder ). 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
Nov 09, 2019
Full Time
Are you looking for a challenging role with rewarding compensation and an excellent benefit package? If so, 19 th Judicial Circuit is the place for you. 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 social service practices, case work philosophy and supervision of adults? If so, this position could very well be for you: Position: Adult Probation Officer (Pretrial Field) Location: Waukegan, Illinois, United States Salary: $45,235 Annually Job Summary: Under general supervision, involves conducting bond investigations for the Court, monitoring defendants’ compliance with court orders; conducting urinalysis and breathalyzer testing; performing intakes and orientations; status reports and violation memos; appearing in court as required and performing other duties as necessary. Field work may be required. Hours are primarily 5:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., but many vary and include day and evening hours with some weekends. This position is in the Pretrial Unit of Adult Probation. Becoming a Probation Officer would allow you to be involved with the 19th Judicial Court within local government. Your day will consist of assisting Probationers to solve problems and make necessary adjustments to reduce law-violating behavior. 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 must have a Bachelor's Degree from a college or university of recognized standing with course work in Psychology, Sociology, Social Work, Criminal Justice, Corrections or a related field and familiarity with standards, policies, and functions of the 19th Judicial Circuit Court. Lake County offers a competitive salary and benefit package with performance-based incentive plans. We also offer a comprehensive wellness and training program. Visit our Prospective Employee page to get additional information as to why you should work for Lake County! To learn more about the Court, visit the 19 th Judicial Circuit Court . To learn more about other services that 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 . Candidates for this position must be certified by the Administrative Office of the Illinois Courts (AOIC). The link to the AOIC application is available electronically at http://19thcircuitcourt.state.il.us/faq.aspx?qid=194 . Candidates must be a U.S. citizen and live in Illinois at time of hiring or within six (6) months of employment. 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
Nov 08, 2019
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: Outpatient therapist position working with adult SMI population. Primary responsibilities are to provide individual and group therapy, and complete comprehensive assessments for clients entering care. Position responsibilities also include evaluation, psycho-social education, and assists clients in developing and accomplishing treatment goals in individual and group settings. Provides consultation and education both internally and externally to community groups and emergency services. Location: 3010 Grand Ave, Waukegan, IL Hours: 37.5 hours a week. Monday & Tuesday (8:30am-8:00pm) Wednesday (8:30am-5:00pm) Thursday (8:30am-4:30pm) FLSA STATUS: Hourly Skills and Experience Provides direct services to clients including individual and group treatment. Focuses on client empowerment in providing treatment, seeking to assist clients to build strengths to meet their 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. Conducts crisis intervention/evaluation/referral for persons who present themselves at the program. Performs initial evaluations and assessments of potential clients regarding their appropriateness for participation in the program. 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. Acquires and utilizes knowledge of LCHD/CHC database and word processing software and other equipment commensurate with position. Meet minimum productivity expectations. Organizes and participates in treatment-related clinical conferences and staffing's on assigned clients. Takes responsibility for training in and documenting clinical chart requirements to meet program and state standards. Education, Qualifications, and Certification: Requires a Master’s degree in psychology, social work or related field, with two years of experience is and clinical license in the State of Illinois is required, and If a recovering person, they must have two years of demonstrated sobriety. Bilingual, Spanish-speaking preferred. CERTIFICATION To perform this job successfully, and individual must be licensed by the State of Illinois as an Physician, Psychologist, Licensed Clinical Social Worker (L.C.S.W.), Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (L.C.P.C.). 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
Nov 08, 2019
Part 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 Credentialing Specialist is responsible for coordinating, monitoring, and maintaining the external credentialing and re-credentialing processes for all Lake County Health Department providers and facility site locations as required by external payors including but not limited to Medicare, Medicaid Managed Care Organizations and Insurance Companies. Location: 3010 Grand Ave, Waukegan, IL Hours: 20 hours a week. Monday-Friday (10:00am-2:30pm) FLSA STATUS: Hourly Skills and Experience Coordinates the process of gathering all credentialing and re-credentialing materials and submits all required materials to external contacts to initiate and complete the credentialing and re-credentialing cycles. Creates and maintains credentialing files for each provider and location site. Enrolls and maintains active participation in Medicare for LCHD providers and sites Creates, maintains and re-attests CAQH files for each provider. Maintains LCHD credentialing roster(s) and distributes updated roster in a timely manner. Ensures the accuracy and timeliness of the MCO credentialing. Provides project management and administrative support for external credentialing. Assists with the development and implementation of administrative policies and procedures related to credentialing. Maintains the confidentiality of all credentialing information. Education, Qualifications, and Certification: High School Diploma required, Associates Degree preferred. Experience working in a managed care environment with primary focus on credentialing activities for physicians/facilities is preferred. Working knowledge and understanding of medical insurance industry and managed care organizations. Excellent organizational and communication skills. Above average computer navigation skills with advanced knowledge and experience with Microsoft Office/Outlook, Excel and intra/internet 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
Nov 07, 2019
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: Requires a Bachelor’s of Science degree in nursing or an Associate Degree in Nursing with recent OB or pediatric nursing experience Experience: One year of recent experience as a registered nurse in an acute care setting or a public health agency Licensure: Current Illinois licensure as a registered professional nurse or Illinois license by reciprocity within six months of the initial date of employment; valid driver’s license Requires 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.
Lake County, IL Waukegan, Illinois, United States
Nov 07, 2019
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: Requires a Bachelor’s of Science degree in nursing or an Associate Degree in Nursing with recent OB or pediatric nursing experience Experience: One year of recent experience as a registered nurse in an acute care setting or a public health agency Licensure: Current Illinois licensure as a registered professional nurse or Illinois license by reciprocity within six months of the initial date of employment; valid driver’s license Requires 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.
Lake County, IL Round Lake, Illinois, United States
Nov 07, 2019
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 IL Hours: Monday- Friday (8:30am - 5:00pm) 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 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’ charge nurse-level experience, preferably in 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.
Lake County, IL Waukegan, Illinois, United States
Nov 07, 2019
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 planning, organizing, delivery and evaluation of programs. Responsible for developing philosophy and strategies involved in the delivery of services. Coordinator is responsible for two 24 hours sites, Group Home and Zion Apartment Program. Location: 2410 Belvidere Rd, Waukegan, IL and 2905 Willow Lane CI Zion, IL Hours: Monday - Friday (8:30am-5:00pm) FLSA STATUS: Exempt Skills and Experience Provides clinical and administrative supervision and development of program staff, including completion of evaluations. Ensures adequate staff coverage. Responsible for monthly staff schedule Monitors the program adherence to budgetary guidelines. Assures ongoing compliance with Lake County Health Department and Community Health Center, Joint Commission Accreditation of Health Organization, federal and state standards and regulations. Monitors and insures physical plant maintenance and safety compliance. Obtains monthly service statistics and provides other statistical information. Promotes and facilitates the professional development of program staff by means of in-service training sessions. Interviews job applicants for staff positions and makes recommendations for hiring to Associate Director/Director. Provides direction on the scope, types, and evaluation of clinical and administrative programming that is offered utilizing published best practices and empirically proven clinical methodologies in delivery of client care. Demonstrates leadership abilities in conducting administrative and clinical meetings and ensures effective communication among all staff regarding administrative and clinical issues. Ensures that staff is trained on quality improvement concepts, tools and techniques. Participates in a council or workgroup as assigned. Maintains accountability standards required by LCHD/CHC and funding sources relative to quality and quantity of services provided by staff members. Conducts, coordinates, and supervises the program and regular review of clinical records in order to maintain compliance with funding sources. Responds to inquiries, gives appropriate information and referrals, and documents, if necessary. Education, Qualifications, and Certification: Requires a Master’s Degree in psychology, social work or related field, with two years of experience in chemical dependency/behavioral health field, which includes two years of supervisory experience. CERTIFICATION Licensing required-licensed by the State of Illinois as a Physician, Psychologist. Licensed Social Worker (L.S.W.), Licensed Clinical Social Worker (L.C.S.W.), Licensed Professional Counselor (L.P.C.), Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (L.C.P.C.). 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
Nov 06, 2019
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: 2400 Belvidere Rd, Waukegan, IL Hours: 37.5 hours a week. At least 2 evening shifts per month (Work hours discussed in the interview) FLSA STATUS: Hourly 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. Administer medication within their scope of practice. Education, Qualifications, and Certification: Requires High School Diploma or GED. Medical assistant certification or registration required from one of the following accrediting bodies: The American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA). - CMA The Association of Medical Technologists (AMT) - RMA The National Healthcareer Association (NHA) - CCMA National Center for Competency Testing (NCCT) – NCMA Successfully complete LCHDCHC competencies within 60 days of hire. Ability to work on weekends, holidays and overtime if necessary Ability to maintain and keep records. Bilingual 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
Nov 06, 2019
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: 2400 Belvidere Rd, Waukegan, IL Hours: 40 hours a week. One evening per week and one Saturday per month. Exact hours will be determined once the provider hours are established. 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. 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.
Lake County, IL Waukegan, Illinois, United States
Nov 06, 2019
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 Accreditation Regulatory Specialist is responsible for leading and coordinating activities required for successful accreditation, licensing and certification. This includes responsibility for developing and implementing systems and processes to sustain readiness for Joint Commission (TJC),Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), Illinois Department of Human Services (DHS) Illinois, Department of Healthcare and Family Services (HFS), Illinois Department of Mental Health (DMH), Illinois Division of Substance Use Prevention and Recovery (DASA), Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS), and others. Utilizes leadership, project coordination, and facilitation skills to set clear expectations, bring diverse team members to consensus and achieve desired results. Establishes quantitative measurement systems and transfers change management and performance improvement skills and knowledge to ensure ongoing operational improvement. Location: 3010 Grand Avenue, Waukegan IL Hours: Monday- Friday (8:30am - 5:30pm) FLSA STATUS: Exempt Skills and Experience Provide leadership and coordination for the organization, to maintain compliance with TJC, SAMHSA, HRSA, DHS, HFS, DMH, DASA, IDPH, CMS. and other quality of care accreditation and regulatory standards. Provide leadership to operational efforts related to accreditation, licensing or certification that have critical organization wide impact. This may include assisting with the development/implementation of new or revised processes, information technology solutions, and policies and/or procedures. Works collaboratively with leadership to plan, facilitate and evaluate multidisciplinary process improvements relating to accreditation or regulatory initiatives. Serve as a contact and resource for accrediting and licensing organizations. Leads change process through committee leadership/membership as needed. Utilizes standardized methods for improvement efforts, including Rapid Improvement methods and project coordination. Also utilizes common concepts for statistical analysis, outcomes measurement, quality improvement tools, systems thinking, and operations improvement practices. Develops content and communicates accreditation/regulatory related activities and information to all staff via newsletters or other forms of publications and communication. Develops and implements staff education materials and forums related to this information, activity and processes. Develops and implements methods for ongoing review to assess the level of site visit/ survey readiness. Conducts prospective, concurrent and retrospective studies using a sound clinical and/or healthcare knowledge base and statistical analysis skills to support policy, procedure and system change. Facilitates groups to assist in root cause analysis, Failure Modes Effect Analysis (FMEA) or other process improvement activities as required. Creates and maintains a calendar/schedule of required and recommended activities for accreditation and licensure activities and milestones, and monitors for compliance. Maintains and monitors portal access and information related for communicating regulations or compliance to standards. Develops and maintains a working knowledge of individual Emergency Preparedness roles. Participates in mandatory in-services and drills, attends staff meetings and other trainings offered on a regular basis for professional development. Prepares reports necessary for operation of accreditation preparedness functions. Provides direction on the evaluation of clinical and administrative programming that is offered utilizing published best practices and empirically proven clinical methodologies in delivery of client care. Reports all unusual occurrences that may involve the safety and well-being of the patients and co-workers, directly to supervisor and/or Safety Officer. Lead the biennial Intracycle Monitoring activities for the Joint Commission Behavioral Health and Methadone standards, including creating and monitoring action plans to address gaps in compliance. Other duties as assigned Education, Qualifications, and Certification: Bachelor's Degree required. Master's level preparation strongly preferred. Associate's degree in clinical area plus two years related experience may be considered in lieu of Bachelor's degree. Requires 3-5 years' experience and knowledge of regulatory and accrediting standards. Experience with behavioral health standards highly desirable. 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
Nov 06, 2019
Part 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 Nursing Coordinator, if applicable to program. Location: 3002 Grand Ave, Waukegan, IL Hours: 24 hours a week. Tuesday's and Friday's from 6:45am to 3:15pm and every other weekend (Saturday & Sunday, shift differential applied). 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. Responds to inquiries, gives appropriate information and referrals, and documents Education, Qualifications, and Certification: Associate’s degree, two years in general nursing care is required, plus one year of experience in chemical dependency is preferred -OR- Bachelor’s degree or diploma, one years experience in general nursing care required, plus one year of experience in chemical dependency/behavioral health field is preferred. If a recovering person, they must have two years of demonstrated sobriety. 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
Nov 06, 2019
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 planning, organizing, delivery and evaluation of the Primary Care Behavioral Health program. This position will oversee the behavioral health staff that provide therapy and consultation in the primary care Health Centers. Responsible for developing philosophy and strategies involved in the delivery of services. Location: 2400 Belvidere Rd, Waukegan, IL Hours: 40 hours a week, Monday and Tuesday-Friday (8:30am-5:00pm) and Tuesday (11:30am-8:pm) FLSA STATUS: Exempt Skills and Experience Provides clinical and administrative supervision and development of program staff, including completion of evaluations. Directs daily operation of assigned program including provision of staff, equipment and supplies to achieve patient visit, revenue and expense goals. Assures ongoing compliance with Lake County Health Department and Community Health Center, Joint Commission Accreditation of Health Organization, federal and state standards and regulations. Monitors and insures physical clinic maintenance and safety compliance. Provides ongoing program evaluation including participation in Continuous Quality Improvement activities and monitoring of program/grant goals and objectives. Obtains monthly service statistics and provides other statistical information. Promotes and facilitates the professional development of program staff by means of in-service training sessions. Interviews job applicants for staff positions and makes recommendations for hiring to Associate Director/Director. Provides direction on the scope, types, and evaluation of clinical and administrative programming that is offered utilizing published best practices and empirically proven clinical methodologies in delivery of client care. Demonstrates leadership abilities in conducting administrative and clinical meetings and ensures effective communication among all staff regarding administrative and clinical issues. Participates in councils and workgroups. Maintains accountability standards required by LCHD/CHC and funding sources relative to quality and quantity of services provided by staff members. Education, Qualifications, and Certification: A Master’s Degree or Doctorate in Psychology or Social Work or related field. Licensed as a LCSW or LCPC or Clinical Psychologist or Psychiatric APN or Psychiatrist. Minimum four years relevant experience, including two years of supervisory 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
Nov 06, 2019
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: Evaluates and assesses clients. Target population is serving clients with a primary diagnosis of substance abuse and are experiencing homelessness. 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. Case management activities are generally community based. Location: 3010 Grand Ave, Waukegan, IL Hours: 37.5 hours a week. Monday - Friday (8:00am-4:00pm) FLSA STATUS: Hourly 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 staffing's on assigned clients. Reports client progress, behavior problems or need for medication evaluation to program supervisors/physicians/psychiatrists regularly. May assist in the orientation and training of new staff. Responds to inquiries, gives appropriate information and referrals, and documents, if necessary. 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. Provides ongoing assessment of client’s progress/growth. Education, Qualifications, and Certification: Associate’s degree with an emphasis in behavioral sciences or related field, three years of experience is required, or With a Bachelor’s degree in psychology, social work or related field, one year of experience is required, and If a recovering person, they must have two years of demonstrated sobriety. CERTIFICATION To remain in this position, must have acquire within 24 months, have one of the following: Certified as an Alcohol/Drug Abuse Counselor by the Illinois Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Professional Certification Board (I.A.O.D.A.P.C.A.) or have equivalent certification by a similar state or national board Licensed by the State of Illinois as an Physician, Psychologist, Licensed Social Worker (L.S.W.), Licensed Clinical Social Worker (L.C.S.W.), Licensed Professional Counselor (L.P.C.) Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (L.C.P.C.). 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
Nov 05, 2019
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: 2400 Belvidere Rd, Waukegan, IL Hours: (Monday and Tuesday 8:30 am - 4:30 pm) (Wednesday 12:30 pm - 8:30 pm) (Thursday and Friday 8:30 am - 4:30 pm) (1st Saturday of the month 8:30 am - 4:30) 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. 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 Ability to maintain and keep records. Spanish Speaking 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.