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.

 

48 job(s) at Lake County Government

Lake County, IL Waukegan, IL, USA
Oct 01, 2017
Full Time
Location: 3010 Grand Avenue, Waukegan Summary: Do you want to make a difference by providing behavioral health services to the underserved and to those individuals in the Lake County population with the greatest need? Do you want to work with a talented and comprehensive support staff of Psychiatrists, Registered Nurses, Therapists, Certified Medical Assistants & Case Managers? We are proud to be in the top 6% of local health departments nationwide in population served, budget, and workforce. Ready to join the team? The Medical Director of Psychiatry supervises and coordinates the activities of our Behavioral Health psychiatrists and physicians. This leader serves as liaison between the psychiatric medical staff and the administration as well as providing psychiatric services to clients. Summary Reporting directly to the Chief Medical Officer, this position oversees clinical integration of Behavioral Health Services with other primary health care services. Responsibilities of this position include oversight and development of the Behavioral Health Medical Home model (in conjunction with Clinical Operations and Prevention), MAT (Medically Assisted Treatment) for patients with substance abuse, and coverage of clinical management activities in conjunction with the Chief Medical Officer (including provider recruitment, development and retention, establishment and achievement of productivity benchmarks, quality improvement, and risk management to ensure quality and cost effective care). In addition, this position will also provide direct patient care. This position serves as a liaison between Behavioral Health, Clinical Operations, Prevention the health care providers, clinic staff and administration, and Health Department Directors. This position is full time (50% clinical and 50% administrative time).
Lake County, IL Waukegan, IL, USA
Jan 20, 2018
Full Time
Are you looking for a challenging role within our organization that provides great customer service to serve our county residents while working for a purpose? If so, the Lake County Treasurers office is a place for you. 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, finance, or banking? If so, this position could very well be for you: Position: Real Estate Tax information and Collections Specialist Location: Waukegan, IL Salary: $18.93 Job Summary: Responsible for processing and balancing property tax payments, handling real estate property tax issues, and providing tax information to taxpayers. Becoming a Real Estate Tax Information and Collections Specialist would allow you to be involved with customer service and cashiering within local government, ranging from handling transactions in the County open tax system and proof reading documents and materials, to reading legal documents and State Statutes. Your day will consist of resolving problems or discrepancies concerning customers’ accounts, analyzing and summarizing statistical data, and preparing reports. 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 and at least two years of related experience; property tax administration experience is preferred. Individuals should have a working knowledge of customer service, cash handling, and daily balancing of cash drawers; 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 Treasurer . 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, IL, USA
Jan 13, 2018
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 Communications? If so, this position could very well be for you: Position: Associate Communications Specialist – Internal Communications Location: CAO/Communications Salary: $50,242 - $63,293 Job Summary Under general supervision, serve as a communications resource to internal services departments (County Administration, Human Resources, Information Technology and Financial and Administrative Services) to assist with developing and implementing communications strategies, and delivering effective information to target audiences. Also, develop and implement appropriate metrics to evaluate the effectiveness and impact of communication strategies. As a member of central Lake County Communications Team (under general direction from the Communications Manager), the individual will assist in developing strategies and performing activities to support the internal and external communications demands of assigned departments. Specific duties and responsibilities include: working with assigned departments on message and content development, writing and communicating information across various communication platforms (web, social media, print, video), developing and designing content for electronic and print communication channels (website, reports, brochures, fliers, speaking notes, newsletters, presentations) and managing social media platforms and postings. The individual will be responsible for leveraging LinkedIn to promote Lake County job opportunities and attract candidates. Additionally, the individual will develop and implement a communications plan to drive employee engagement and alignment to the County Board Strategic Plan, including Mission, Vision and Values. He/she will also coordinate special events and meetings. Required Skills The candidate must possess excellent verbal and written communication and presentation skills, and considerable knowledge of print, web, social media, video, graphics, public/community relations and intergovernmental relations. He/she must possess the necessary skills to respond to requests for information in a timely and customer service-oriented manner and use discretion with sensitive or confidential information or inquiries. The candidate must possess excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to develop and maintain positive and professional relationships. He/she should maintain knowledge and awareness of innovative and useful methods of communication with a focus on technology trends including social media, and on-line tools. The candidate should understand analytics tools and strategies. Required Experience The candidate must demonstrate the ability to write for various communications (letters, e-newsletters, fliers, brochures, website, as well as manage social media. The candidate must demonstrate excellent organizational skills and attention to detail, including the ability to meet deadlines, respond to requests for information in a timely manner, and manage multiple tasks simultaneously. He/she must have experience resolving issues using own initiative, under minimal supervision, time pressure, and in complex or sensitive situations. He/she must demonstrate the ability to present information clearly and in an interesting manner, and translate complex information into clear public messages. He/she must have experience producing quality presentations on complex topics to various audiences. Experience with internal communications/marketing is preferred. Experience using standard office equipment and computer software/programs, website content management, desktop publishing, PhotoShop and Adobe Illustrator. In order to be successful in this role you should have a Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Public Relations, Marketing, or Journalism and have at least two years of experience in public information, journalism, or communications, or equivalent combination of education and/or experience. To learn more about Lake County government and all the services we provide, visit the Lake County website . To learn more about other services Lake County provides and to see some of our employees in action, visit www.lakecountyil.gov 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 Libertyville, IL, USA
Jan 13, 2018
Full Time
REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS; STORMWATER COORDINATION (CONTRACTUAL) Lake County is a Municipal Separate Storm Sewer Systems (MS4) community with six (6) departments playing an active role in Lake County’s MS4 Program. The Lake County Stormwater Management Commission (SMC) provides a Qualifying Local Program (QLP) for all of Lake County’s MS4 permittees. For Lake County, the County Administrator’s Office has overall responsibility. The Stormwater Coordinator will work under the supervision of SMC, but will work with all County departments playing an active role in Lake County’s MS4 Program. Responsibilities : SMC is seeking a contractor not to exceed 1000 hours/year, with those hours dedicated to: Serving as the lead contact for Lake County government NPDES ILR40 permit compliance. Preparing and submitting Lake County’s annual facility report to the IEPA before June 1 st . Overseeing compliance with the Illicit Discharge Detection and Elimination Program. Conducting regular dry weather screening inspections of Lake County storm sewer system outfall locations, and coordinate results with County personnel. Leading the coordination of the Lake County water quality monitoring responsibilities in conjunction with the latest ILR40 permit requirements. Providing technical support and inspection services for the satisfactory performance of post-construction best management practices (BMPs) and stormwater management facilities. Reviewing and enhancing Lake County’s Stormwater Management Program Plan (SMPP) to meet the latest ILR40 permit requirements. Coordinating individual Lake County Department activities to support compliance with the latest ILR40 permit requirements. Providing technical support of Lake County construction and “good housekeeping” activities to support compliance with IEPA permit requirements. Representing Lake County at quarterly Municipal Advisory Committee meetings and other applicable meetings. Performing related work as required. Information: Contract Title: Stormwater Coordinator Status: Contractor (up to 1000 Hrs/Yr) Reports to: Lake County Stormwater Commission Location: Libertyville, Illinois Travel: Local and regional travel will be required. Schedule: Flexible Work Schedule Contracted Rate: $50 per hour The Stormwater Coordinator will advance County environmental goals and be responsible for supporting Lake County compliance with the National Pollution Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System (MS4) permit issued by the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (IEPA) as required by the Clean Water Act. Required Contractor Qualifications: BS (MS or higher degree desirable) in environmental sciences, environmental/water resources engineering, chemistry, ecology, biology, microbiology, geology or related field. 7 years+ of professional experience in environmental consulting, water quality monitoring, wastewater management, stormwater management, watershed management or environmental project management. Considerable experience coordinating environmental compliance activities, soil erosion and sediment control (SE/SC) inspection practices, specifically storm water management, regulations and permitting; conducting field inspections or managing related programs; or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the knowledge and abilities necessary to perform the work. Considerable knowledge and experience with the USEPA NPDES Program, the Clean Water Act and/or POTW/MS4 regulations. Knowledge and experience with IEPA Permits: ILR10, ILR00, ILR40 and SMPP, SP3, NOI, NOT, and annual facility reporting development and implementation. Knowledge of the Lake County Watershed Development Ordinance (WDO). Knowledge and experience in Illicit Discharge Detection and Elimination Program oversight and compliance. Ability to work cooperatively and communicate effectively with regulatory agencies, County personnel, and the public both orally and in writing, using technical and non-technical language. Ability to work safely using appropriate techniques and personal protective equipment. Experience and ability presenting technical matter to various audiences. Knowledge and experience with Geographic Information Systems is desired. Insurance coverage will be required per the following Lake County Purchasing, Professional Services ( https://www.lakecountyil.gov/DocumentCenter/View/20874 ) A valid driver’s license and insurance is required. Pre-established or ability to become established with a business entity (e.g., Sole Proprietorship , LLC, Cooperative , Corporation, Not-for-Profit). This individual or organization will receive an IRS 1099 form. Please submit your professional/organizational qualifications to mwarner@lakecountyil.gov For more information on Lake County, please visit our website: http://www.lakecountyil.gov/ For more information on Lake County Stormwater Commission, please visit our website: http://www.lakecountyil.gov/553/Stormwater-Management-Commission For more information on the Lake County NPDES MS4 Program, please visit our website: http://www.lakecountyil.gov/792/Lake-County-NPDES-MS4-Program For more information on the Lake County National Pollution Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) Phase II, please visit our website: https://lakecountyil.gov/2479/NPDES-Phase-II
Lake County, IL Waukegan, IL, USA
Jan 13, 2018
Full Time
Are you looking for a challenging role with rewarding compensation and an excellent benefit package? If so, the 19th Judicial Circuit Court 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 research and project management? If so, this position could very well be for you: Position: Business Process Analyst Location: Waukegan Illinois, United States Salary: $56,840 annually Job Summary: Provide support to the Judiciary and administration and coordinate projects through planning, design, and implementation. Becoming a Business Process Analyst would allow you to be involved with research and analysis within local government, ranging from conducting trend analyses and government and Court projection studies to environmental scanning and outcomes assessments. Your day will consist of strategic planning support, institutional research studies, and identifying problems and the impacts, and recommending solutions and improvements. 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 bachelor's degree (B. A. or B. S.) in an applicable field with courses in research design, methods, and techniques, and computer applications is required, but a master’s degree (M. A. or M. S.) in relevant field is preferred. A minimum of three years related research experience and project management in the justice field is also preferred. Individuals should possess excellent oral, written, technological and communication skills; strong interpersonal skills; planning/organizing and program development; problem analysis and team building; and application of judgment and decision making. 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 on why you should work for Lake County! To learn more about the department you will be working for, visit the 19th Judicial Circuit Court . 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, IL, USA
Jan 09, 2018
Full Time
Location: 3010 Grand Avenue, Waukegan IL (Grand Ave Health Center) Hours: Monday - Friday Summary The M.D. Epidemiologist plays a leadership role within Prevention. This position will coordinate all epidemiologic and communicable disease investigations and activities in Lake County and provide medical consultation and direct clinical service for Prevention programs. This position will be responsible for program planning and evaluation and recruitment and evaluation of personnel in the Communicable Disease and TB programs and may be responsible for program planning and evaluation and recruitment and evaluation of personnel in the STI and Immunization programs. The M.D. Epidemiologist will also provide the services of Medical Health Officer to the Lake County Health Department (LCHD) Board of Health, Executive Director, and Prevention Services Director who may require such services.
Lake County, IL Waukegan, IL, USA
Dec 31, 2017
Full Time
Location: 3010 Grand Avenue, Waukegan, IL Hours: Monday - Friday : 830am - 4:30pm Summary: The Medical Coding Specialist will perform data reviews of outpatient, surgical and/or inpatient records for the timely and accurate assignment of ICD-10-CM, CPT, and HCPCS codes and provide education to providers as needed. Essential Functions: Review appropriate ICD, CPT and HCPCS codes for all visits in an ambulatory clinic setting for statistical reports and accurate reimbursement. Use CPT, ICD-10-CM, HCPCS, physician documentation and other approved resources to assign accurate procedure, diagnosis codes and modifiers to professional services. Ensure the LCHD facilities are reimbursed for all procedures completed. Code with 95 percent accuracy as determined by quarterly audits. Audit medical records for documentation accuracy and procedure review. Use Microsoft Excel to track the accuracy of providers and summarize review results. Assist in the development of coding protocols to ensure accuracy of the coding process; handle information about patient treatment, diagnosis and related procedures to ensure proper coding Serve as a resource for physicians and administrative staff on professional coding issues Attend appropriate in-service education, staff meetings and seminars appropriate for professional development. Use computer software applications to read and organize charts. Involvement in quality improvement activities on an ongoing basis. Assist with other projects and duties as assigned.
Lake County, IL Waukegan, IL, USA
Dec 21, 2017
Temporary
Location: 3002 Grand Ave, Waukegan IL (Addictions Treatment Program) This program provides 24-hour in-patient services to chemically dependent individuals, including medical detoxification, evaluation, rehabilitation, group therapy and individual counseling. SUMMARY Responsible for providing program support in the Addiction Treatment Program. General duties involve assisting nursing staff with direct client care, preparing and serving client meals, maintaining and stocking kitchen and linen supplies; assists with answering telephone calls and greeting clients, visitors, public.
Lake County, IL Waukegan, IL, USA
Dec 02, 2017
Full Time
Location: 3010 Grand Avenue, Waukegan, IL 60085 Hours Monday-Friday: 9:00am - 5:00pm Summary: The Cash Application Specialist performs work under minimum supervision all job duties at a high level of expertise in the Health Department’s finance office. The position has the primary responsibility to timely and accurately process, balance, analyze, and adjust grant, patient related payments and rejections either through electronic remittance advices or manually using Explanation of Benefit forms into NextGen. Accurately prepare, enter and balance deposits into both NextGen and Oracle. Ensures accurate records are kept for all payment activity to ensure the agency complies with all appropriate audit requirements as required. Assists with other billing or accounting projects as needed. Essential Functions: Processes and analyze all payments using Clearinghouses, NextGen, and Oracle systems and act upon the findings in a timely manner. Analyze the explanation of benefit advices from the various payers to determine the appropriate rejection code in order to ensure the accuracy of the data and entering the rejections. Process all credit card and manual patient payments. Process and balance payment deposits between NextGen and Oracle. Analyze and resolve all unapplied payments using NextGen reports. Review, adjust and collect NSF patient payments. Analyze and resolve all credit balance patient accounts. Create patient management reports using the NextGen system. Adhere to month end accounting deadlines for payment processing. Use Microsoft Excel to create spreadsheets to assist in the analysis of patient data. Organize and maintain payment documentation for the auditors. Differentiate between clearing house rejections and payer rejections by frequently working within the clearing house environment. Resolve all patient payment inquiries from internal and external customers. Gives appropriate information referrals and documents as necessary. Keeps thorough records of all activity including reporting and tracking of patient adjustments or corrections. Participates in staff meetings, in service trainings, and seminars to facilitate professional growth and maintain licensure if required. Involvement in quality improvement activities on an ongoing basis. Runs and monitors reports. Assists with other projects and duties as assigned.
Lake County, IL Vernon Hills, IL, USA
Nov 09, 2017
Temporary
Responsible for evaluating, assessing and admitting clients. Prepares treatment plans with clients. Provides individual, group, and family counseling. Essential Functions Provides education and direction to clients, family members and/or significant others. Provides direct services to clients including individual and group treatment. 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. Responds to inquiries, gives appropriate information and referrals, and documents, if necessary. Undertakes joint ownership of processes. Conducts crisis intervention/evaluation/referral to persons in the community or who present themselves at the program. Secures hospitalization, if necessary. Performs initial evaluations and assessments of potential clients regarding their appropriateness for participation in the program. Participates in collection of client fees including completing forms for third-part coverage. Serves food to clients in residential programs. Displays positive attitudes and behaviors in the accomplishment of job duties. 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. Assists in facilitating transportation of clients. Crisis Counselor Provides coverage for the CABS on-call schedule. Provides community education services as assigned and as self-initiated regarding the CABS program. Provides crisis intervention to stabilize clients and refer them to the most appropriate provider of outpatient or inpatient care. Refers emergency clients to follow-up services, working in conjunction with the case coordinators. Responds to crisis assessments in person and by phone.
Lake County, IL Waukegan, IL, USA
Nov 08, 2017
Full Time
As a Psychiatric Advance Practice Nurse (APN), you will provide direct clinical care to clients, including ordering of lab tests, counseling of patients, developing treatment plans and prescribing medication. You will work with your collaborating physician as assigned at one or more clinical facilities at the Lake County Health Department and Community Health Center. Clinical Practice: Assess, diagnose, plan, implement and evaluate treatment/interventions and care for clients presenting with an undifferentiated diagnosis. Clinically examine and assess client needs from a physiological and psychological perspective, and plan clinical care accordingly. Assess, diagnose, plan, implement and evaluate interventions/treatments for clients with complex needs. Diagnose and manage both acute and chronic conditions, integrating both drug- and non-drug-based treatment methods into a management plan. Prescribe and review medication for therapeutic effectiveness, appropriate to client needs and in accordance with evidence-based practice and national and practice protocols, and within scope of practice. Work with clients in order to support compliance with and adherence to prescribed treatments. Provide information and advice on prescribed or over-the-counter medication on medication regimens, side-effects and interactions. Prioritize health problems and intervene appropriately to assist the client in complex, urgent or emergency situations. Support clients to adopt health promotion strategies that promote healthy lifestyles, and apply principles of self-care. As an employee of the Lake County Health Department you will enjoy: National Health Service Corps & Illinois Rural Scholars Program, Student Loan Repayment (HPSA Score: 19). Full Liability and Tail Coverage (Federal Tort Claims Act). Competitive salary and benefit package with performance-based incentive plans. Flexible working hours for work/life balance. Comprehensive wellness and training program.
Lake County, IL Waukegan, IL, USA
Oct 01, 2017
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 HVAC, plumbing and electrical maintenance? If so, this position could very well be for you. Position: Engineer I Location: Waukegan, IL & Libertyville, IL Salary: $48,320 - $71,375 Job Summary: Responsible for troubleshooting, diagnostics, repair and maintenance of pumps, motors and other physical plant equipment, including plumbing, electric and HVAC. Will need to maintain equipment record logs, daily turnover reports, and completing electronic work orders. Becoming an Engineer I would allow you to be involved with the maintaining of buildings and equipment within local government, ranging from Administration Offices and Courtrooms to Detention Facilities to Coroner's Offices. Your day will consist of maintaining HVAC, refrigeration, and fire suppression equipment. 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 Stationary Engineers License and valid State License along with, two years of experience. Individuals should have a working knowledge of boilers, chillers, fire pumps, air handlers, and building automation systems; 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 Finance and Administrative Services . 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, IL, USA
Oct 01, 2017
Full Time
IF YOU ARE CURRENTLY IN LAW ENFORCEMENT and looking for growth opportunities to enhance your career, the Lake County Sheriff’s Office Merit Commission is currently accepting applications for the position of Deputy Sheriff in the Lake County Sheriff’s Office. The general function of the position within the organization is to perform complex work related to the protection of life, persons, and property of the citizens of Lake County through the enforcement of laws and ordinances. The position is under moderate supervision. Duties include, but are not limited to, responding to dispatch calls for service to involve emergency and non-emergency situations; investigating crimes, suspicious conditions and responding to complaints. The Deputy Sheriff is also responsible for arresting persons suspected of violating ordinances and statutes, including use of physical force as necessary to subdue suspects. A person in this position will interview offenders and victims of crimes; appear in court to testify on behalf of the County; serve warrants, summons; speak to organized groups or the general public about various law enforcement activities; and coordinate special education programs.
Lake County, IL Round Lake Beach, IL, USA
Oct 01, 2017
Part Time
Location: SBHC- 800 High School Drive, Round Lake Beach, IL Hours: Mondays and Thursdays (7:30am - 4:30pm) Summary: Is responsible for providing evaluation and treatment service, consultation and referrals to Primary Care Services clinic patients within a school based health center. Essential Functions: Performs initial evaluations and assessments of Primary Care Services patients. Provides direct services to patients including individual and group treatment. Conducts crisis intervention, evaluation, and referral for Primary Care Services patients. Focuses on patient empowerment in providing treatment, seeking to assist patients to build strengths to meet their treatment needs. Facilitates with patients and collaborates with the treatment team to develop, review and update treatment goals and referrals both internally and externally. Organizes and participates in treatment-related clinical conferences and staffing on assigned patients. Provides education and direction to patients, family members and/or significant others. Takes responsibility for training in and documenting clinical chart requirements to meet program and state standards. May assist in the orientation and training of new outpatient mental health services program staff. Responds to inquiries, gives appropriate information and referrals, and documents, if necessary. Takes a personal stake in the success of the outpatient mental health services program. Involved in quality improvement activities on an ongoing basis (such as implementing processes as a result of performance measurement reviews, participation in councils and teams, and making suggestions to improve a process). Undertakes joint ownership of processes. Provides atmosphere of customer service in assuring that patients are treated in a friendly and respectful manner. Displays positive attitudes and behaviors in the accomplishment of job duties. Acquires and utilizes knowledge of LCHDCHC 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. Meets minimum productivity expectations. Maintains awareness of and professional involvement/collaboration with community resources. 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. 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.
Lake County, IL Vernon Hills, IL, USA
Oct 01, 2017
Full Time
Are you looking for a challenging role with rewarding compensation and an excellent benefit package? If so, the 19 th Judicial Circuit Court 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 rehabilitation, treatment, counseling and supervision of adolescents? If so, this position could very well be for you: Position: Juvenile Counselor Location: Vernon Hills, Illinois, United States Salary: $44,457 annually Job Summary: Juvenile Counselors are responsible for maintaining the safety and security of all residents and staff in the Hulse Juvenile Detention Center. It is a direct care position which entails working with a group of residents daily. Juvenile Counselors monitor residents' behavior, counsel juveniles and offer support and guidance according to prescribed methods. The position requires shift work which consists of working weekends, holidays, and evenings. Becoming a Juvenile Counselor would allow you to be involved with the rehabilitation of adolescents. Your day will consist of handling routine and crisis situations and observing and recording behavior patterns. You will have endless opportunities to impact and make a difference within Lake County. In order to be successful in this role you should have a Baccalaureate degree and 1 to 2 years of experience. Individuals should have a working knowledge of adolescent growth, development, behavioral psychology, and good knowledge of modern correction practices; 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 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. Lake County is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Lake County, IL Waukegan, IL, USA
Oct 01, 2017
Temporary
LOCATION: 3004 Grand Avenue, Waukegan, IL SUMMARY Responsible for evaluating, assessing and admitting clients. Prepares treatment plans with clients. Provides individual, group, and family counseling. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Provides education and direction to clients, family members and/or significant others. Provides direct services to clients including individual and group treatment. 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. Responds to inquiries, gives appropriate information and referrals, and documents, if necessary. Undertakes joint ownership of processes. Conducts crisis intervention/evaluation/referral to persons in the community or who present themselves at the program. Secures hospitalization, if necessary. Performs initial evaluations and assessments of potential clients regarding their appropriateness for participation in the program. Participates in collection of client fees including completing forms for third-part coverage. Serves food to clients in residential programs. Displays positive attitudes and behaviors in the accomplishment of job duties. 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. Assists in facilitating transportation of clients. Crisis Counselor Provides coverage for the Child and Adolescent Behavioral Services (CABS) on-call schedule. Provides community education services as assigned and as self-initiated regarding the CABS program. Provides crisis intervention to stabilize clients and refer them to the most appropriate provider of outpatient or inpatient care. Refers emergency clients to follow-up services, working in conjunction with the case coordinators. Responds to crisis assessments in person and by phone.
Lake County, IL Waukegan, IL, USA
Jan 09, 2018
Full Time
Are you looking for a challenging role with rewarding compensation and an excellent benefit package? If so, the 19th Judicial Circuit Court 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 court management or public administration? If so, this position could very well be for you: Position: Director of Judicial Operations Location: Waukegan Illinois, United States Salary: $111,447 annually Job Summary: Responsible for the leadership, direction and organization of the Division. Becoming a Director of Judicial Operations would allow you to be involved with the senior management team for courts within local government, ranging from making daily operating decisions, execution of tasks by providing direct supervision and support to employees, and working on special projects to assisting the Executive Director on other key organizational initiatives related to Operations and the courts. Your day will consist of working closely with the Judges, court personnel, other court units and governmental agencies. 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 1) a Master’s degree in management; public, legal, or business administration; criminal justice administration; or a related field (or actively seeking a master’s degree in one of those fields) - with five or more years of related experience in judicial operations (of which two must be in a supervisory position of two or more levels); OR 2) a Bachelor’s degree in management; public, legal, or business administration; criminal justice administration; or a related field - with seven or more years of related experience in judicial operations (of which two must be in a supervisory position of two or more levels). Individuals should have a working knowledge of planning/organizing and program development; read, analyze, and interpret the most complex documents; and respond effectively to the most sensitive inquiries or complaints; possess the ability to effectively problem solve and have the ability to work both individually and in a team atmosphere, and have excellent communication and leadership skills. The candidate should also have the ability to write reports and other items using original or innovative techniques or style; and to make effective and persuasive presentations on controversial or complex topics to any audience is also critical to this role. 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 on why you should work for Lake County! To learn more about the department you will be working for, visit the 19th Judicial Circuit Court . To learn more about other services Lake County provides and to see some of our employees in action visit our website to view videos . For further information, please refer to the Director of Judicial Operations Job Description . 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, IL, USA
Jan 06, 2018
Part Time
Location: 3010 Grand Avenue, Waukegan IL 60085 Hours: Monday - Friday (8:00 am - 12:00pm or Monday - Thursday 8:00 am - 1:00pm) Summary Responsible for a variety of specialized clerical duties utilizing a high degree of independent judgment, problem solving, and initiative.
Lake County, IL Waukegan, IL, USA
Dec 29, 2017
Full Time
Location: 2400 Belvidere Road, Waukegan IL (Belvidere Medical Bldg.) Hours: Monday - Friday (8:30am - 4:30pm) may be required to work 1 -2 evening per week and rotating Saturdays. Summary: 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.
Lake County, IL Waukegan, IL, USA
Dec 29, 2017
Full Time
Location: 2400 Belvidere Road, Waukegan IL (Belvidere Medical Bldg.) Hours: Monday - Friday (8:30am - 4:30pm) may be required to work 1 - 2 evening per week and rotating Saturdays. Summary: 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.