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.

 

79 job(s) at Lake County Government

Lake County, IL Waukegan, Illinois, United States
Jan 09, 2019
Full Time
Are you looking for a challenging role within an organization that provides rewarding compensation and an excellent benefit package? If so, Lake County Government is the place for you. Comprised of nearly 3,000 employees, it is our goal to positively serve the residents of Lake County while working with a purpose. We believe our employees should take pride in the work they accomplish while truly respecting a collaborative work environment. Do you have a background in criminal defense? If so, this position could very well be for you: Position: Assistant Public Defender Location: Waukegan, IL Salary: $57, 834 Job Summary: Responsible for defending the indigent accused of Lake County. Becoming an Assistant Public Defender would allow you to be involved with the defense of criminal charges within local government, ranging from negotiating dispositions on misdemeanor and traffic charges, litigating motions, and conducting jury or bench trials. Your day will consist of the preparation of the defense of criminal cases, from arraignment through ultimate disposition. 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 Juris Doctor degree and be licensed to practice law in the State of Illinois. Individuals should have a working knowledge of Illinois criminal procedure; 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 on why you should work for Lake County! To learn more about the department you will be working for, visit the Public Defender website. 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
Oct 18, 2018
Temporary
The Lake County Health Department is seeking qualified individuals to provide community-based mental health crisis assessment of adults (Mobile Crisis Response). Excellent opportunity to use clinical skills, earn extra income, and work only when your schedule allows. Qualified individuals must be licensed in Illinois as an LCPC or LCSW and have experience with direct care with adults with mental illness. The mobile crisis counselor will commit to being available at least 2 8-hour periods each week, ideally evenings and/or overnights on weekdays, and anytime on weekends. When contacted by the Crisis Care Program, the counselor will travel to locations in Lake County IL and conduct a crisis assessment, and coordinate linkage and referral services for the person in crisis. The counselor is expected to complete the crisis assessment, even if it takes them beyond the 8-hour period. The mobile crisis counselor will be expected to complete all appropriate written documentation for the crisis assessment, including consent forms and associated documents, and submit documentation to program coordinator within 24 hours of conclusion of assessment. The counselor will be paid for services provided at the rate of one-hundred and twenty-five dollars ($125.00) per crisis assessment. Most assessments take about 2 hours, but could be longer or shorter. Contractor will be paid at the rate of twenty dollars ($20.00) per hour for participating in training required by LCHD/CHC, and for phone and in-person consults. The person must agree to receive training in the use of the IM+CANS assessment tool, pass the certification test, and maintain annual certification. The person must also receive training in the use of the Lake County Health Department electronic health record (NextGen). Training time is reimbursed. The counselor is expected to attend all required trainings. This is a contract position , and individuals will not be an employee of LCHD/CHC, but will be retained on an independent contractor basis, and are not entitled, nor will be entitled to any LCHD/CHC benefits, liability insurance coverage, or workmen’s compensation coverage. The counselor must maintain Malpractice insurance and Automobile Liability insurance. All insurance coverage is at the Contractor’s expense. Please visit the Crisis Care Program , to learn more about the program and visit our website to learn more about the Health Department .
Lake County, IL Round Lake Park, United States, Round Lake Park, United States
Oct 17, 2018
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: You will provide individual, family, and group therapy; mental health evaluation; treatment planning; case management and case consultation services to youth clients and their families. You will also assist clients in developing and accomplishing treatment goals in individual, family and group settings. Responsibilities: Provides services in office and community settings. Works as part of a comprehensive treatment team. Provides consultation and education to community groups. Competently works with clients with coexisting disorders including substance abuse. Meets minimum productivity expectations and documentation standards using electronic medical records. Responsible for providing screening, assessment, and support services/crisis response to clients who are at risk of psychiatric hospitalization or who are being discharged from psychiatric hospitals. Provides after hours on call services to respond to youth at the site of crisis. Education, Qualifications, and Certification: Master's degree in psychology, social work or related field and five years of experience is required. Child and Adolescent experience is required. If a recovering person, must have two years of demonstrated sobriety. Licensed by the State of Illinois as a 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.) is required . About the Perks: Lake County offers a competitive salary and benefit package with performance-based incentive plans. We also offer flexible working hours, and a comprehensive wellness and training program. Visit the Health Department page to get additional information on why you should work for us. To learn more about the department you will be working for, please visit the CABS information page . To learn more about our community impact and to see some of our employees 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
Sep 30, 2018
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 Waukegan, Illinois, United States
Sep 30, 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 Forensic Pathology? If so, this position could very well be for you: Position: Forensic Pathologist Location: Waukegan, IL Salary: $190,000 - $225,000 Job Summary: Responsible for performing autopsies to determine the cause of death and performs related work as required. Becoming a Forensic Pathologist would allow you to be involved with the County Coroner's Office within local government, ranging from performing external examinations of bodies, drawing toxicology samples, and preparing comprehensive reports on post-mortem examinations in a timely manner and meeting with police and state’s attorney’s office to discuss autopsy findings to determining cause of death. Your day will consist of serving as an expert witness in a court of law to testify in a variety of civil and criminal cases, and supervising deputies and autopsy technicians during autopsy. 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 current license to practice medicine in the State of Illinois and be an Illinois board certified forensic pathologist. Individuals should have extensive knowledge of forensic pathology, possess the ability to effectively problem solve and have the ability to work both individually and in a team atmosphere. You also must be able to work in a variety of conditions and environments and be able to lift, carry, push, and pull at least 100 pounds, including a human body. 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 Coroner's . 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
Sep 30, 2018
Temporary
Do you want a career where you can truly make a difference? The Lake County Health Department and Community Health Center is one of the largest human service providers in Lake County. We live our mission each day, promoting the health and well-being of all who live, work, and play in Lake County. If you are passionate about giving back and ready to be a part of an innovative team, we are looking for you! About the Role: Responsible for evaluating, assessing and admitting clients. Prepares treatment plans with clients. Provides individual, group, and family counseling. Location: 2410 Belvidere Road, Waukegan IL Hours: PRN Skills and Experience 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. Education, Qualifications, and Certification: With a high school diploma or G.E.D. certificate, requires 3 years experience and specialized training in mental health or chemical dependency, or With an Associate’s degree with an emphasis in behavioral sciences or related field, no experience is required, and If a recovering person, they must have two years of demonstrated sobriety. Level of position is based on education, experience and advanced complexity or responsibility in the position. 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, visit Group Home . To learn more about our community impact and to see some of our employees 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
Sep 30, 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 repairing and installing equipment and maintaining of buildings? If so, this position could very well be for you: Position: Maintenance III Location:, Waukegan, IL & Libertyville, IL Salary: $21.17 - $26.14/Per Hour Job Summary: Responsible for providing building maintenance in such areas as skilled and semiskilled HVAC, electrical, plumbing, carpentry and utility systems of buildings. May supervise and provide less skilled maintenance mechanics with proper training in procedures and methods of maintenance. Prepare and forward material and parts requisitions; ensure proper inventory controls are in place for various materials and supplies. Inspect work while in progress and upon completion to ensure that it is in compliance with specifications. Inspect safety of all equipment, machinery and tools. Operate power driven and motorized equipment. Becoming a Maintenance III would allow you to be involved with maintenance and repairs within local government, ranging from formulating and implementing preventive maintenance programs for utility systems, equipment and building maintenance; maintain accurate records regarding annual inspection of equipment, assist in the maintenance and general procurement of materials and parts, assign work duties and inspect work of subordinates. Your day will consist of completing routine work orders, building inspections, and dispatch of emergency calls, and winter snow and ice management. 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 8-10 years of experience. Individuals should have a working knowledge of carpentry, basic plumbing and electrical; possess the ability to effectively problem solve and have the ability to work both individually and in a team atmosphere. Must have a valid drivers license. 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 & 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, Illinois, United States
Sep 30, 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 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, Illinois, United States
Sep 30, 2018
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: We are looking for a professional Psychiatric Advanced Practice Nurse who can deliver primary medical care to a wide variety of patients. As an Advanced Practice Nurse you will be responsible for caring for patients, maintaining accurate and current patient records and scheduling and administering follow-up appointments to patients as required. In this role you will work as a team with our health care staff, medical assistants, nurses and physicians and will assist in delivering premium care to each and every patient. Child and adolescent experience strongly preferred. Location: 3010 Grand Avenue, Waukegan, IL / 423 E Washington, Round Lake Park, IL Hours: Varied/Flexible (*Full-time desired, part-time available) *This position will be required to travel regularly between clinic sites throughout Lake County. A valid driver’s license is required. Skills and Experience: Elicits and screens medical histories, performs physical examinations. Requests, interprets and performs laboratory examinations. Assesses, identifies and evaluates health problems, including behavioral health problems. Prescribes medications as per practice guidelines. 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. Provides clinical consultation to other staff members and supervision of staff and students as assigned. Collaborative agreement with appropriate physician. May assist in orientation and training of new staff. Develops and maintains a basic knowledge of services available at the Lake County Health Department and Community Health Center (LCHD/CHC). Develops and maintains a basic awareness of the Chronic Care Model Processes in order to reduce health disparities within our communities. Assist patients in developing self management goals. Education, Qualifications, and Certification: Master’s Degree in Nursing and postmaster certification as a Psychiatric APN. ANA certification, plus appropriate certification by a recognized National APN specialty certifying body as required by state law: ANCE NCCC NAPNAP AMCB ACC ANCC Current Illinois licensure as a Registered Nurse with a Psychiatric Advanced Practice License. Controlled Substance Licensure. Ability to work on weekends, holidays and overtime if necessary. 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, visit the Children & Adolescent Behavioral Services program information page. To learn more about our community impact and to see some of our employees 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
Sep 30, 2018
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: We are looking for a professional Psychiatric Advanced Practice Nurse who can deliver primary medical care to a wide variety of patients. As an Advanced Practice Nurse you will be responsible for caring for patients, maintaining accurate and current patient records and scheduling and administering follow-up appointments to patients as required. In this role you will work as a team with our health care staff, medical assistants, nurses and physicians and will assist in delivering premium care to each and every patient. Location: 3010 Grand Ave, Waukegan, IL 60085 Hours: Varied Skills and Experience: Elicits and screens medical histories, performs physical examinations. Requests, interprets and performs laboratory examinations. Assesses, ide ntifies and evaluates health problems, including behavioral health problems. Prescribes medications as per practice guidelines. 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. Provides clinical consultation to other staff members and supervision of staff and students as assigned. Collaborative agreement with appropriate physician. May assist in orientation and training of new staff. Develops and maintains a basic knowledge of services available at the Lake County Health Department and Community Health Center (LCHD/CHC). Develops and maintains a basic awareness of the Chronic Care Model Processes in order to reduce health disparities within our communities. Assist patients in developing self management goals. Education, Qualifications, and Certification: Master’s Degree in Nursing and postmaster certification as an APN (Ph.D). ANA certification, plus appropriate certification by a recognized National APN specialty certifying body as required by state law: ANCE NCCC NAPNAP AMCB ACC ANCC Current Illinois licensure as a Registered Nurse with a Psychiatric Advanced Practice License. Controlled Substance Licensure. Ability to work on weekends, holidays and overtime if necessary. 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 our community impact and to see some of our employees 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
Sep 30, 2018
Temporary
Do you want a career where you can truly make a difference? The Lake County Health Department and Community Health Center is one of the largest human service providers in Lake County. We live our mission each day, promoting the health and well-being of all who live, work, and play in Lake County. If you are passionate about giving back and ready to be a part of an innovative team, we are looking for you! About the Role: Responsible for administering medications in the Addictions Treatment Program. 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 Avenue, Waukegan IL (ATP) Hours: TBD to fill staff nurse vacancies as needed. Shifts vacancies are days, evening, and or over night with increments of 4 hours, 8 hours, or 12 hours. Skills and Experience Acts as triage person for admissions to the program. Provides professional nursing care, including administering medications, according to physician’s orders in conformance with recognized nursing techniques and procedures, established standards and administrative policies of the department. Recognizes and interprets symptoms of clients’ conditions, reports to appropriate personnel and assists with remedial measures for adverse developments. Monitors the collection of urine specimens according to Standard precautions, if SAP. Maintains clinical charts including documentation of observations, medications treatments; reports on the condition of clients; observes and corrects, if possible, environmental factors dealing with comfort and safety. Participates as a team member at staff interviews and provides input regarding the stability of client’s physical condition. Is responsible for arranging clinic appointments, chest x-rays, laboratory work and other medication appointments, if ATP/CCP or WRS. Makes arrangements for medical transfer of patients to other treatment facilities, as necessary, if ATP/CCP or WRS. Focuses on client empowerment in providing treatment, seeking to assist clients to build on strengths in addressing treatment needs. Education, Qualifications, and Certification: With an Associate’s degree, one year of experience in chemical dependency is preferred With a Bachelor’s degree or diploma, year of experience in chemical dependency/behavioral health field is preferred. 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. To learn more about the department you will be working for, visit Addictions Treatment Program . To learn more about our community impact and to see some of our employees 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
Sep 30, 2018
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: We are looking for a professional Psychiatric Advanced Practice Nurse who can deliver primary medical care to a wide variety of patients. As an Advanced Practice Nurse you will be responsible for caring for patients, maintaining accurate and current patient records and scheduling and administering follow-up appointments to patients as required. In this role you will work as a team with our health care staff, medical assistants, nurses and physicians and will assist in delivering premium care to each and every patient. Population served is within the SAMHSA System of Care Grant. Location: 3010 Grand Ave, Waukegan IL (Child and Adolescent Behavioral Services) Hours: Monday - Friday Skills and Experience: Elicits and screens medical histories, performs physical examinations. Requests, interprets and performs laboratory examinations. Assesses, identifies and evaluates health problems, including behavioral health problems. Prescribes medications as per practice guidelines. 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. Provides clinical consultation to other staff members and supervision of staff and students as assigned. Collaborative agreement with appropriate physician. May assist in orientation and training of new staff. Develops and maintains a basic knowledge of services available at the Lake County Health Department and Community Health Center (LCHD/CHC). Develops and maintains a basic awareness of the Chronic Care Model Processes in order to reduce health disparities within our communities. Assist patients in developing self management goals. Education, Qualifications, and Certification: Master’s Degree in Nursing and postmaster certification as a Psychiatric APN. ANA certification, plus appropriate certification by a recognized National APN specialty certifying body as required by state law: ANCE NCCC NAPNAP AMCB ACC ANCC Current Illinois licensure as a Registered Nurse with a Psychiatric Advanced Practice License. Controlled Substance Licensure. Ability to work on weekends, holidays and overtime if necessary. 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, visit the Children & Adolescent Behavioral Services program information page. To learn more about our community impact and to see some of our employees 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 Vernon Hills, Illinois, United States
Sep 30, 2018
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: We are seeking a highly skilled, experienced Staff Nurse to join our Women's Residential Services team. In this position, you will work with physicians, other nurses, and healthcare professionals to provide care, monitor health conditions, and administer medicine. Extensive medical knowledge as well as a compassionate, positive, hard-working attitude is a must. Location: 24647 North Milwaukee Avenue, Vernon Hills IL Hours: Monday & Thursday (4:30pm - 10:00pm) and e very other Friday (4:00pm - 10:00pm) opposite every other weekend Saturday & Sunday (8:00am - 12:00pm) *There will be $2.50 shift differential given* 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. . Makes arrangements for medical transfer of patients to other treatment facilities, as necessary. Responds to inquiries, gives appropriate information and referrals, and documents, if necessary. Facilitates with clients 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 staffings on assigned clients. Provides education and direction to clients, family members and/or significant others. Takes responsibility for training in and documenting clinical chart requirements to meet program and state standards. 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 a 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. Illinois licensure as a register professional nurse or Illinois licensure by reciprocity within six months of the initial date of employment. 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. To learn more about the department you will be working for, visit Women's Residential Service . To learn more about our community impact and to see some of our employees 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
Jan 11, 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 data analyst leverages their passion for data and research know-how to aid in the development of informatics products. The analyst will apply their quantitative, qualitative, and statistical analytics expertise to support LCHD/CHC’s mission of promoting the health and well-being of all those who live, work, and play in Lake County. The Analyst will, under the guidance of senior team members, create unique, cutting edge analysis and information products to help solve challenges faced by LCHD/CHC and inform the decisions of tomorrow. Location: 3010 Grand Avenue, Waukegan IL Hours: Monday - Friday (8:30am - 4:30pm) Skills and Experience Acquire and manipulate data from the organization’s central Data Lake and conduct in-depth data cleansing to prepare data for analysis. Assist senior team members interpret data and analyze both qualitative and quantitative results. With direct supervision, ensure the accuracy and integrity of analysis through development of automated or semi-automated data quality checks. Assist senior team members in developing a User Interface/User Experience framework for each information product that accurately communicates the results of an analysis. Develop information products which are intuitive visualizations utilized to disseminate analysis conducted by the Health Informatics Team Build creative advanced data visualizations leveraging Tableau, as well as web based program languages such as JavaScript, C#, and R Shiney. Continually identify new data-based insights that can support and improve LCHD/CHC’s decision making process and patient care activities. Deliver on ad-hoc data requests from end users, while building new dashboards and self-service products that reduce the need for those requests. Aid in the identification of additional data sets that can drive strategy, improve decision making, and automate process. Other activities as assigned Education, Qualifications, and Certification: Master’s of Public Health with demonstrable coursework and/or experience in research-related data analysis and biostatistics or Master’s of Science in Informatics, Computer Science, Biostatistics, or equivalent preferred or Bachelor’s degree in operational research, statistics, applied analytics, computer science, or related field with 1 – 2 years Public Health or Healthcare 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. To learn more about our community impact and to see some of our employees 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 Vernon Hills, Illinois, United States
Sep 30, 2018
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: $45,235 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 bachelor's degree and 1 to 2 years of experience in a similar position. 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 90 days of employment. Lake County is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Lake County, IL Waukegan, Illinois, United States
Sep 30, 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 custodial services? If so, this position could very well be for you: Position: Custodian Location: Waukegan, IL Salary: $11.91 to $14.29 per hour Job Summary: Becoming a custodian would allow you to be involved with keeping work spaces in good and environmentally healthy condition within local government, ranging from general labor tasks; removing trash, cleaning open office spaces, private offices, restrooms, window cleaning, and deep cleaning carpeting and tile floors. Your schedule will be Monday through Friday from 5:00pm to 1:30am. 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/GED degree and good standing employment experience. Individuals should have a working knowledge of housekeeping related experience, stocking supplies, using cleaning chemicals, using personal protective equipment and power tools; 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 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 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, Illinois, United States
Sep 30, 2018
Part 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 customer service? If so, this position could very well be for you: Position: Part-time Reception Location: Finance & Administrative Services/Facility Operations Salary: $15.08 - $16.92/hour Job Summary: The position is responsible for answering phones, answering loading dock, stamping parking tickets, issuing lost parking tickets, directing people to their destinations and performing clerical tasks. The schedule for the position will be Monday through Friday from12:00pm - 5:00pm. Becoming a receptionist would allow you to be involved with Facilities Operations within local government. Your day will consist of greeting customers in person and on the phone. 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/GED and 1-2 years of experience. Individuals should have a working knowledge of Microsoft office; 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, Illinois, United States
Jan 18, 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: Our busy primary care clinic is in need of a customer service oriented In Person Counselor (Navigator). As a Navigator you will be trained and licensed to help consumers look for and understand health coverage options through the Health Insurance Marketplace. You will assist consumers in completing eligibility, enrollment and appeal applications as well as help clients understand how to use their insurance coverage. Work is performed in accordance with current federal and state regulations and training as well as LCHD policies, processes and procedures. ***Illinois Licensed Certified Application Counselor or Navigator highly preferred. Location: 2400 Belvidere Road, Waukegan, IL 60085 Hours: Monday - Thursday: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm; 11:00 am - 7:00 pm and one Saturday per month: 8:30 am - 12:00 pm. Skills and Experience Provide outstanding customer service by providing consumers with friendly and impartial information and assistance that meets their needs, whether face to face or over the telephone: Making consumers feel welcome, important, heard, and respected by listening and responding to their requests. Communicating in a way that supports consumers’ understanding and needs. Provide fair, accurate and impartial information to consumers regardless of your own opinions or preferences. Identify consumers' needs when talking about Qualified Health Plans (QHPs), other health coverage that might be available to them through the Marketplace, or programs that will help lower their health coverage costs. Assisting consumers in a culturally-sensitive manner, using language translation services as appropriate and otherwise meeting Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services (CLAS) and disability access standards. Responding appropriately to consumers’ needs and accommodation requests in a timely manner. Referring consumers to other entities when their needs cannot be met by the Navigator program. Empowering consumers through open and trustworthy interactions and communication. Help consumers apply for and enroll in health coverage: Maintain expertise in eligibility, enrollment, and program specifications. Conduct public education activities to raise awareness about the Marketplace. Provide information and services in a fair, accurate, and impartial manner. Meet culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services (CLAS) and disability access standards. Refer consumers with questions, complaints, or grievances to appropriate resources. Ensure that consumers are informed of the functions and responsibilities of Navigators. Obtain a consumer’s consent for assistance. Ensure that consumers provide authorization prior to a Navigator's obtaining access to a consumer’s personally identifiable information. Ensure that consumers can revoke that authorization at any time. Maintain a record of the authorization provided. Provide face-to-face application and enrollment assistance to consumers. Assist consumers in post-enrollment matters such as: Helping consumers understand the basic process of filing Marketplace eligibility appeals. Helping consumers understand and apply for exemptions from the individual shared responsibility payment. Document consumer appointments and encounter details in the LCHD Electronic Health Record system per current processes, procedures and guidance from the supervisor. Conduct In-Reach to uninsured LCHD patients as per current supervisor guidance, processes and procedures. Conduct application follow-up as appropriate as per current supervisor guidance, processes and procedures. Refer unusual (non-routine) matters to the supervisor as per current supervisor guidance, processes and procedures. Education, Qualifications, and Certification: High School Diploma or G.E.D. Minimum of one-year general office experience preferred. Basic user knowledge of the Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint.) Knowledge of and experience with using NextGen Electronic Practice Management software module is highly preferred. Experience assisting clients with information and applications as an ACA In-Person Counselor or Certified Application Counselor is highly preferred. Experience submitting Medicaid applications through Illinois Application for Benefits Eligibility (ABE) is highly preferred. Experience submitting health insurance marketplace applications through Healthcare.gov is highly preferred. Experience using Illinois Medical Electronic Data Interchange (MEDI) is highly preferred. Must obtain State of Illinois Navigator License as a Certified Application Counselor or In-Person Counselor (per LCHD grant requirements) within 90 days of hire and maintain licensure throughout employment. 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
Jan 18, 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: We are seeking a reliable, organized Senior Clerk to manage the day-to-day administrative aspects of running the the front desk of our busy primary care clinic. You will be responsible facilitating and supporting patients in treatment and payment issues. You will also perform analyses and review of documentation including financial and medical records. To be successful in this role, you must have a positive attitude, a desire to work as efficiently as possible, and excellent customer-facing communication skills. Some Saturdays may be required. Location: 2400 Belvidere Road, Waukegan, Il 60085 Hours: Monday through Friday: 7:30am - 3:30pm, Saturday as needed. Skills and Experience Check in patients for all providers and appropriate site services. Enters patient demographic information and updates as changes occur. Enters Primary Care Provider (PCP) information in patient’s demographics. Verify third party coverage at every visit following established procedures for each payer. Explain discounts, nominal fees and payment requirements. Calculates sliding fee eligibility based on client income according to established procedures. Collects payment for visits and makes receipts and balances cash bags following established procedures. Refers patients to navigators following written procedures. Assists in training of new clerical staff following established office procedures Acts as a resource for clerical and program staff at assigned clinic Prepares clinic daily deposits for bank in absence or in conjunction with the Office Manager Ensures effective, accurate and efficient office operations Participates in and promotes efficient office function Implements specific office or programmatic functions Coordinates customer satisfaction surveys Assists in training of new staff and all staff when policy or procedure changes are made Participates and promotes efficient office function Prepares complex reports Calculates sliding fee eligibility based on client income. Collects payment for visits, makes receipts and balances cash received Interviews clients regarding financial arrangements for payments following policy Makes, reschedule appointments and follows up on no shows. Sets and follows up on patient recalls. Maintains medical record according to policies. Education, Qualifications, and Certification: High School Diploma or G.E.D, plus two years of office experience (preferably in health care) is required. Must be a team player and can take the lead on special projects and tasks. 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 Primary Care Services 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
Jan 18, 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 supervision and public service? If so, this position could very well be for you: Position: Voter Registration Supervisor Location: Waukegan, IL Salary: $57,834.70 - $66,644.98 Job Summary: Under immediate direction of the County Clerk and the Chief Deputy Clerk, this position’s responsibilities include directing outreach and education programs including voter outreach and voter registration drives, supervision of staff in the registration of voters, maintaining election, voter registration and Deputy Registrar records. This supervisory position requires strictly adhering to legal guidelines, a high degree of accuracy, excellent organizational, oral and written communication skills, exceptional customer service skills and the ability to effectively problem solve. Primary duties are gathering statistics and reporting, performance reviews, ballot coding, customer service and office communications. Required Skills : Experienced with developing, training, and supervising individuals and groups in internal and public capacities. Skilled in public speaking and external communications. Knowledgeable about working with Boards of Elections/Election Authorities regarding the election process. Enthusiastic about creating progressive and fresh ideas for increasing voter access and participation. Track, monitor and conduct follow up to ensure effective resolution. Support Elections department during the election cycle. This will involve extensive travel throughout the county, serving at voting sites during early voting and on Election Day. A good working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite. Education and Experience Requirements: Bachelor's degree; Master's degree a plus; prior supervisory experience preferably in a related field. An equivalent combination of education, skills and directly related experience will be considered interchangeable to the indicated education levels. Lake County offers a competitive salary and benefit package with performance-based incentive plans. We also offer flexible working hours, and a comprehensive wellness and training program. Visit our Prospective Employee page to get additional information on why you should work for Lake County! To learn more about the department you will be working for, visit http://www.lakecountyil.gov/161/County-Clerk . 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