Nurse Case Manager (RN)

  • Lake County, IL
  • Waukegan, Illinois
  • Aug 17, 2019
Part Time Public Health
  • Salary: 27.81 - USD

Job Description

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 working with Service Providers within and outside of the Health Department to facilitate patients access to care in accordance to Illinois Breast and Cervical Cancer Program (IBCCP) guidelines. Coordinates and assist Assistant Nurse Coordinator to provide education, information, and access to human services available in the community.

Location: 3010 Grand Ave, Waukegan, IL 1st Floor

Hours: Tuesday (9:00 am - 5:00 pm) and Thursday (9:00 am - 5:00 pm)

Skills and Experience

  • Works as a liaison between LCHD/CHC and outside providers of care.
  • Assists in coordination of Primary Care services with other Health Department programs and community agencies.
  • Participates in identifying the client needs, makes appropriate referrals.
  • Follows up on referrals of IBCCP clients, tracking and monitoring test results by contacting the hospitals or the providers.
  • Provides clients with health education, laboratory and consultation results and recommendations and explanations in a language appropriate to the client’s level of understanding.
  • Maintains client records, documenting interactions, services provided, phone calls
  • Participates in CQI activities to assess and monitor client care processes and develop plans for improvement when necessary.
  • Demonstrates critical thinking skills in collaboration with others as appropriate.
  • Exhibits a sense of ownership in decision-making activities.
  • Attends in-service education, staff meetings and workshops that are appropriate for professional development.
  • Educates the clinic staff about services of IBCCP , providing in- services at staff meetings as needed.

Education, Qualifications, and Certification:

  • Requires a Bachelor degree in Nursing, an Associate Degree in Nursing or graduation from a diploma School of Nursing.
  • One year of clinical case management or two years of work in a health-related field with a Bachelor’s degree.
  • Two or more years of clinical case management experience with an Associate degree.
  • Illinois licensure as a registered professional nurse or by reciprocity within six months.

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.

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