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.

 

63 job(s) at Lake County Government

Lake County, IL Libertyville, Illinois, United States
Oct 12, 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 Customer Service and Utility Billing? If so, this position could very well be for you: Position: Utility Billing Specialist Location: Libertyville, IL Salary: $18.93-$21.69 Job Summary: Responsible for providing exemplary customer service and billing to water & sewer utility customers via phone, email, mail, and in-person. Becoming a Utility Billing Specialist would allow you to be involved with providing various direct customer service support tasks to over 26,000 water & sewer customers within the Public Works Department, ranging from account payments & inquiries, preparation & issuance of bi-monthly account billings, to analyzing, researching and resolving account problems or discrepancies. In order to be successful in this role you should have a high school diploma, 3-5 years of customer service experience is preferred, and a high level of comfort utilizing technology, including phones, computer systems, and software applications. Individuals should have a working knowledge of accounting principles and practices; possess the ability to effectively problem solve and have the ability to work both individually and in a team atmosphere. Experience using a Utility Billing Customer Information System (CIS) is also preferred, but not required. Lake County offers a competitive salary and benefit package with performance-based incentive plans. We also offer flexible working hours, and a comprehensive wellness and training program. Visit our Prospective Employee page to get additional information on why you should work for Lake County! To learn more about the department you will be working for, visit Public Works . To learn more about other services Lake County provides and to see some of our employees in action, visit our website to view videos . If you need assistance writing your resume, we have some tools to help you at our Human Resources website . Any offer of employment is conditioned on the successful completion of a background screening, drug and alcohol testing and may include a pre-employment medical exam. Lake County is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Lake County, IL Waukegan, Illinois, United States
Oct 03, 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: Responsible for evaluating and assessing clients. Plans and implements a treatment plan with clients on assigned caseload. Conducts individual, group, and family counseling, case management, outreach, education, monitoring, referral, linkage, follow-ups and documentation. Location: 3002 Grand Avenue, Waukegan IL Hours: Monday - Friday (8:00am - 4pm) Skills and Experience Provides direct services to clients including individual and group treatment. Maintains regular contact with an active caseload. Consults with the supervisor regarding transfer/placement of a client to another level of service, as needed. Provides atmosphere of customer service in assuring that clients are treated in a friendly and respectful manner. Displays positive attitudes and behaviors in the accomplishment of job duties. Facilitates with clients and collaborates with the treatment team to develop, review and update treatment goals and referrals both internally and externally. Assists clients in obtaining public entitlements, housing, community resources, etc. Attends staffings with Court Services, schools, agencies and others, as necessary. Organizes and participates in treatment-related clinical conferences and staffings on assigned clients. Focuses on client empowerment evidence based or adopted best practices in providing treatment, seeking to assist clients to build on strengths in addressing treatment needs. Conducts crisis intervention/evaluation/referral to persons who present themselves at the program. Performs initial evaluations and assessments of potential clients regarding their appropriateness for participation in the program. Participates in collection of client fees including completing forms for third-part coverage and discussing balances due with clients, as appropriate. Provides education and direction to clients, family members and/or significant others. 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, making suggestions to improve a process). Takes responsibility for training in and documenting clinical chart requirements to meet program and state standards. Must meet minimum productivity expectations. Assists in facilitating transportation of clients. Case Manager Maintains an awareness of and professional involvement/collaboration with community resources. Conducts home visits and outreach to encourage client’s continued participation in treatment. Assists clients in developing and maintaining a budget. Teaches daily living skills, leisure time planning skills, recreational planning and time planning skills. Organizes and facilitates group activities for clients. Targeted Case Manager (TCM) Interacts with Nursing Home staff to coordinate care. Assists clients in developing and maintaining a budget. Maintains an awareness of and professional involvement/collaboration with community resources Transition Coordinator/WCD Facilitate full activities that are essential to timely and efficiently facilitate Williams Class Members move from the IMD to the community. The coordination of timely transfer of benefits/entitlements, accompanying Class Members to SSA to change payee status and local offices to activate Medicaid The ability to interface with landlords or property management entities; Conduct preliminary visits across vast geographic areas to scout appropriate rental units; The availability to travel to an IMD and to transport Class Members as they navigate housing searches; to accompany them as they make decisions to purchase household needs and the ability to assist in moving furniture and setting up household Knowledge of resource requirements to make the transition from NF/IMDs possible. Transition Coordination is the means to assure that all efforts to make the transitions to the community occur and that they occur under a vision of coordinated attention Weekly and quarterly reports on the transition coordination activities provided to Williams Quality Administrator. Complete Comprehensive service plan Education, Qualifications, and Certification: With an Bachelor’s degree with an emphasis in behavioral sciences or related field, three years of experience is required, or With a Master’s degree in psychology, social work or related field, one year of experience is required, and If a recovering person, they must have two years of demonstrated sobriety. CERTIFICATION Be licensed by the State of Illinois as an Physician, Psychologist, Licensed Social Worker (L.S.W.), or Licensed Professional Counselor (L.P.C.). About the Perks: Lake County offers a competitive salary and benefit package with performance-based incentive plans. We also offer flexible working hours, and a comprehensive wellness and training program. Visit the Health Department page to get additional information on why you should work for us. 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: As a Coding Training Coordinator you will be responsible for the development and maintenance of a comprehensive coding education program as well as coordinating quality assurance reviews and compliance audits. Additionally, you will be responsible for developing an educational pathway for Providers, Coders, Medical Billing and Coding Specialists and AHIMA Medical Coder/Biller Apprentices. Location : 3010 Grand Avenue, Waukegan IL Hours: Monday-Friday: 830am -5:00pm Responsibilities: Coordinate coding activities with internal and external partners (Central Billing Office, Clinical Operations, HIM, external vendors and AHIMA). Identifies internal and external audit efforts, meets with providers and Coding staff to assess their knowledge of specific coding topics and identifies those case types for review. Analyzes HEDIS provider data, develops recommendations for provider education, patient outreach efforts to support HEDIS initiatives. Conducts and coordinates Quality Assurance reviews and other compliance audits, including providing educational resources where necessary. Develops and provides individualized training based on audit findings for Coders with suboptimal quality scores. Performs ongoing audits of Coders and provides ongoing feedback until greater than 95% accuracy is attained. Coordinates review and education of annual/regular ICD-10-CM, CPT, and HCPCS code updates, deletions, additions and any reimbursement/regulatory changes. Tracks all educational presentations developed & delivered internally or externally. which includes presenting PowerPoint presentations and webinar-type meetings. Coordinates Coding training and orientation of new Coding staff and providers. Assesses Coders’ comprehension of training, tracks and reports coding education results to coding leadership. Identifies need for one-on-one coding sessions and develops follow-up educational plans as needed. Collaborates with Coding leadership to ensure Coders receive sufficient and focused education. Education, Qualifications, and Certification: Bachelor’s degree in HIM preferred, or Associates degree with equivalent HIM and Coding experience with large medical, dental and behavioral health outpatient practice. Five to eight years of progressively complex coding experience and training delivery. Expert outpatient coding knowledge, including in-depth understanding of coding guidelines, conventions, CPT, and Evaluation and Management classification systems and knowing how to utilize resources available. Experience with the electronic health record and health care applications required. NextGen experience preferred. AHIMA Approved ICD-10-CM Trainer preferred. Certified Coding Specialist (CCS or CCS-P), RHIT, or RHIA through the American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA) or Certified Professional Coder (CPC) through the American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC) is required. Certified Documentation Improvement Practitioner (CDIP) preferred. High level of competency with Microsoft Office tools. Advanced knowledge of disease processes, ICD-10, CPT and HCPCS coding applications, clinician documentation, and HIM department responsibilities of government regulations and areas of scrutiny for potential fraud and abuse. 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. T o 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
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: As a Counselor II in the Substance Abuse Program you will be responsible for planning and implementing treatment plans for intensive outpatient clients. Additionally, you will conduct individual, group, family and other modes of therapy as indicated and a clinician productivity index (CPI) as established by Behavioral Health Services administration. You will also monitor the collection of urine specimens and other related tasks. This position is part-time (18 hours per week). Weekly Schedule: Monday: 8am - 230pm; Wednesday: 9am - 230pm; Thursday: 8am - 12pm; and Saturday:10am - 1230pm Responsibilities: Provides direct services to clients including organizing and facilitating individual and group treatment and activities, supervision of the milieu and case management and outreach. Facilitates with clients and collaborates with the treatment team to develop, review and update treatment goals and referrals both internally and externally. Focuses on client empowerment and evidence-based practices in providing treatment, seeking to assist clients to build on strengths in addressing treatment needs. Conducts crisis intervention/evaluation/referral to persons who present themselves at the program. Competently works with clients with coexisting disorders including substance abuse. Meets minimum productivity expectations and documentation standards using electronic medical records. Education, Qualifications, and Certification: Associate's degree with an emphasis in behavioral sciences or related field and three years of clinical experience, or Bachelor’s degree with an emphasis in behavioral sciences or related field and one year of clinical experience is required. Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor (CADC) certification preferred. If a recovering person, they must have two years of demonstrated sobriety. To remain in this position, a chemical dependency counselor must, within 24 months, have one of the following: Be certified as an Alcohol/Drug Abuse Counselor by the Illinois Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Professional Certification Board (I.A.O.D.A.P.C.A.) or have equivalent certification by a similar state or national board. Be licensed by the State of Illinois as an Physician, Psychologist, Licensed Social Worker (L.S.W.), Licensed Clinical Social Worker (L.C.S.W.), Licensed Professional Counselor (L.P.C.) Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (L.C.P.C.). About the Perks: The Health Department 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 SAP . To learn more about our community impact and to see some of our employees in action, please take a look at 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
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: As a Flex Counselor at Women's Residential Services you will be responsible for Responsible for evaluating, assessing and admitting clients. You will also prepare treatment plans and assessments for our clients; as well as provide individual, group, and family counseling on an as need basis. This position does not have permanent set hours and is as needed. Responsibilities: 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. Responds to inquiries, gives appropriate information and referrals, and documents, if necessary.. 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. 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. 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 Associate’s degree with an emphasis in behavioral sciences or related field, no experience is required. If a recovering person, you must have two years of demonstrated sobriety. About the Perks: The Health Department 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 Services . To learn more about our community impact and to see some of our employees in action, please take a look at 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
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: Provides support to clients based on own experiences. Responsible for engaging and motivating identified population to seek needed services. Explains, guides, supports and assists clients with goals of improved stability and self-sufficiency, independent living, self-advocacy, and development of supportive relationships. Responsible for assisting individuals with serious mental illness to increase skills in the areas of independent living and self-advocacy. Co-leads client activities. Location: 3002 Grand Avenue, Waukegan IL (Williams Consent Decree) Hours: Hours will vary depending on the needs for the program. Average 17 - 23 hours weekly (8:00am - 4:pm) Skills and Experience Assists in the development of independent living skills curriculum. Assists in the planning and implementation of activities of the Drop-In Center Assists in the development and leading of mental health recovery groups. Assists in the development and leading of advocacy training groups. Provides supportive peer counseling. Assists staff and clients in the development and implementation of individualized treatment plans. Responds to inquiries, gives appropriate information and referrals, and documents, if necessary. Assists in implementing independent living skills and leading independent living skills classes and groups. Assists in implementing independent living skills and leading independent living skills classes and groups. Uses personal experience to establish a warm and empathic connection with the family. Education, Qualifications, and Certification: With a high school diploma, G.E.D. certificate required; Certified Recovery Support Specialist (CRSS) preferred If a recovering person, they must have two years of demonstrated sobriety. Requires one year of direct and personal experience with the mental health system as a primary consumer of services 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 Williams Consent Decree . 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. 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 Family Practice Physician to provide high quality medical care to our patients in Lake County. You will perform a variety of direct patient services including assessment, diagnosis, implementation of treatment, evaluation, and monitoring the general patient management plan for clinic patients. Location: 2400 Belvidere Road, Waukegan, IL 60085 Hours: Monday through Wednesday and Friday: 8:00am - 5:00pm, Thursday: 11:30am - 8:00pm Skills and Experience Conduct routine check-ups on adults and/or children to assess their health condition and discover possible issues. Give appropriate advice for healthy habits (diet, hygiene etc.) and preventative actions to promote overall health. Conduct examinations to ill patients and evaluate symptoms to determine their condition. Ask intuitive questions to discover causes of illness. Reach an informed diagnosis based on scientific knowledge and the patient’s medical history. Prescribe and interpret lab tests to obtain more information for underlying infections or abnormalities. Prescribe medications or drugs and provide comprehensive instructions for administration. Collaborate with other physicians, APNs, and staff nurses to form a high performing medical team. Examine and provide treatments to injuries and refer patients to other physicians when needed (ophthalmologists, orthopedists, neurologists etc.). Keep records of patients’ diseases, operations or other significant information (e.g. allergic episodes). Cultivate a climate of trust and compassion for patients. Remain up-to-speed with developments and best practices in medicine by attending conferences and seminars. Education, Qualifications, and Certification: Requires graduation from an accredited school of medicine, the completion of one year of residency (internship) in an approved program, and medical license in the State of Illinois. A completed residency in an approved program in a relevant specialty. Board Certification from an ABFM-approved specialty board is required. Board-Eligible physicians are also welcome to apply; however, continued employment at LCHD/CHC is contingent upon achieving Board Certification from an ABFM-approved specialty board. Post residency experience in Primary Care is preferred. 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. We also offer: Eligible for up to five paid days of Continuing Medical Education (CME) credits per year and up to $1000 towards Continuing Medical Education. Cost of living increase per year. Student Loan Repayment Plan. Full Liability and Tail Coverage. 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 Primary Care Services . 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 Libertyville, 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: Responsible for providing direct psychiatric services to clinical client. Provides psychiatric consultations as requested by LCHD/CHC staff and from other agencies. Hours: Monday - Friday (8:30am - 5:00pm) This position is based out of our Libertyville Outpatient location, but may include traveling to our other clinics. About You: Skills and Experience Evaluates clients regarding their need for psychotropic medication and prescribes medication when appropriate. Performs psychiatric evaluations, as requested by other staff members, for purposes of diagnosis and for treatment planning. Consults with staff regarding clients not necessarily seen directly by the psychiatrist. This will include, but is not limited to, cases in which psychiatric supervision is necessary for insurance purposes. Conducts crisis intervention/evaluation/referral to persons who present themselves at the program. Responds to inquiries, gives appropriate information and referrals, and documents, if necessary. Provides direct services to clients including individual and group treatment. Focuses on client empowerment in providing treatment, seeking to assist clients to build on strengths in addressing treatment needs. Facilitates with clients and collaborates with the treatment team to develop, review and update treatment goals and referrals both internally and externally. Provides education and direction to clients, family members and/or significant others. Takes responsibility for training in and documenting clinical chart requirements to meet program and state standards. Education, Qualifications, and Certification: Requires graduation from an approved medical school and Three year psychiatric residency training in a program approved by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology Medical Association If a recovering person, they must have two years of demonstrated sobriety. Certification must be licensed by the State of Illinois as an Physician, or have a letter from the Illinois Department of Professional Regulation stating that the application for licensure endorsement has been approved, with receipt of Illinois license following within six months of initial application date for endorsement, and and be Board (ABPN) eligible or certified in psychiatry Physicians hired after 2002, who are board eligible, will become certified within 3 years of hire/appointment. 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 take a look at 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. Lake County 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: Responsible for administering medications. Responsible for direct care of clients, including crisis intervention and triage on admission, participates in developing treatment plans with clients, provides emergency assessment for hospitalizations, and reports supply needs to Nursing Coordinator, if applicable to program. Location: 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, if ATP/CCP or WRS. Makes arrangements for medical transfer of patients to other treatment facilities, as necessary, if ATP/CCP or WRS. Responds to inquiries, gives appropriate information and referrals, and documents, if necessary. Involved in quality improvement activities on an ongoing basis. Takes a personal stake in the success of the program. Focuses on client empowerment in providing treatment, seeking to assist clients to build on strengths in addressing treatment needs. Facilitates with clients and collaborates with the treatment team to develop, review and update treatment goals and referrals both internally and externally. 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: With an Associate’s degree, two years in general nursing care is required, plus one year of experience in chemical dependency is preferred With 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. If a recovering person, they must have two years of demonstrated sobriety. CERTIFICATION/LICENSURE To remain in this position, an individual must possess: Illinois Licensure as a register professional nurse OR Illinois licensure by reciprocity within six months of the initial date of 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. 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
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: Under the supervision of the Electronic Health Records Program Manager, the Electronic Health Records Clinical Training Specialist performs job functions in a profession manner with a high level of expertise. An employee in this position is responsible for creating and delivering both role-based and program specific training to Clinical Operations and Prevention Services personnel in the usage of the EHR system. This position will work closely with both the Electronic Health Records and Organizational Development teams in the evaluation and maintenance of clinical informatics applications as well as to coordinate and provide direct support and education to the Lake County Health Department clinicians (physicians, nurses, and other interdisciplinary team members) in their use of electronic health record technology. Location: 3010 Grand Avenue, Waukegan IL Hours: Monday - Friday (8:30am - 5:00pm) Skills and Experience Develop role-based and program specific curriculum, education, and training via different medians for the Electronic Medical Records system (NextGen). Coach, mentor, and provide group and one-on-one in person and remote support for clinical staff in the gaining and maintenance of competency in their use of clinical information and communication systems. Provide instructor-led training tailored to the learner’s individual needs, including but not limited to, flexibility with time, location and content; assess and address educational needs related to clinician/provider use of clinical information systems. Synthesize data, information, and knowledge to identify training needs for new hire and post enhancement/upgrade deployments; analyze multiple approaches/solutions to the operational needs or problems. Develop methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for obtaining clinical information system performance improvement results; consider factors related to safety, effectiveness, costs, and impact to patient care when problem-solving. Provide on-going support and remedial training as new features, processes, and system upgrades are deployed Assists with other duties and trainings as assigned Education, Qualifications, and Certification: A minimum of five (5) years’ experience in hospital, ambulatory facility or psychiatric service delivery system with specific knowledge and skills in the use and training of electronic health records Bachelor’s in nursing preferred or, related healthcare or computer technology degree NCP (NextGen) certification preferred Qualifications Demonstrated knowledge of clinical processes and associated technologies. Knowledge of HIPAA, CMS, Meaningful Use, HRSA, and TJC (The Joint Commission) standards, management and healthcare issues and trends, and legal implications, pertaining to EHR access and use. Experience with supporting clinician use of an EHR system, with expertise in hospital or ambulatory clinical computer applications. Education, certification, and/or proven experience in adult learning techniques and principles. Experience in creating, designing, and writing training materials. Project management and/or project team leadership. Change management and process improvement leadership. Excellent computer skills required including experience with Microsoft Office applications including Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint as well as SharePoint. Knowledge of coding in ambulatory care and behavioral health 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
Oct 12, 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: 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 Waukegan, Illinois, United States
Oct 12, 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: 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: $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 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 Zion, 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: As a Therapist you will be responsible for providing evaluation and treatment service, consultation and referrals to Primary Care Services clinic patients. Location: 1819 27 th Street, Zion IL Hours: Monday (10:30 am - 7:00 pm) Tuesday and Thursday (8:30 am - 5:00 pm) Wednesday (12:00 pm - 8:00 pm) Friday (1:00 pm - 5:00 pm) Saturday (8:00 am - 12:00 pm) *Note- 2nd and 4th Saturdays are scheduled at 1/2 days. The 1st, 3rd, and 5th Fridays are full days with no corresponding Saturdays. * About You: Skills and Experience: 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). Education, Qualifications, and Certification: Master’s degree in psychology, social work or related field with three years of experience is required, and If a recovering person, they must have two years of demonstrated sobriety. Must be licensed by the State of Illinois as an Physician, Psychologist, Licensed Clinical Social Worker (L.C.S.W.), Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (L.C.P.C.). About the Perks: Lake County offers a competitive salary and benefit package with performance-based incentive plans. We also offer flexible working hours, and a comprehensive wellness and training program. Visit the Health Department page to get additional information on why you should work for us. To learn more about our community impact and to see some of our employees please take a look at 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. Lake County is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Lake County, IL Round Lake Park, Illinois, 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. 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 Zion, Illinois, 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: Provides support to clients based on own experiences. Responsible for engaging and motivating identified population to seek needed services. Explains, guides, supports and assists clients with goals of improved stability and self-sufficiency, independent living, self-advocacy, and development of supportive relationships. Responsible for assisting individuals with serious mental illness to increase skills in the areas of independent living and self-advocacy. Co-leads client activities. Location: 10227 27th Street, Zion IL Hours: Monday - Friday (8:30am - 5:00pm) *With Rotating Weekends* Skills and Experience Assists in the development of independent living skills curriculum. Assists in the planning and implementation of activities of the Drop-In Center Assists in the development and leading of mental health recovery groups. Assists in the development and leading of advocacy training groups. Provides supportive peer counseling. Assists staff and clients in the development and implementation of individualized treatment plans. Responds to inquiries, gives appropriate information and referrals, and documents, if necessary. Assists in implementing independent living skills and leading independent living skills classes and groups. Assists in implementing independent living skills and leading independent living skills classes and groups. Uses personal experience to establish a warm and empathic connection with the family. Explains LCHD programs to client and/or family Assists family through the intake, referral, and connection with other agencies. Works closely with staff to identify family needs. Schedules home visits to assist with process, as needed. Provides support and advocacy for families receiving services. Assists in providing community consultation and education, as assigned. Assists in development and facilitation of trainings to clients and community. Maintains an awareness of and professional involvement/collaboration with community resources. Must meet minimum productivity expectations Education, Qualifications, and Certification: With a high school diploma, G.E.D. certificate required; Certified Recovery Support Specialist (CRSS) preferred If a recovering person, they must have two years of demonstrated sobriety. Requires one year of direct and personal experience with the mental health system as a primary consumer of services 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 Williams Consent Decree . 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
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: Under direct supervision of the Senior/Lead Dietitian, performs duties in a clinical setting related to the certification of clients for the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infant and Children (WIC) including assessment, counseling, referral, breastfeeding promotion/support and group nutrition education. Work involves direct client contact and is performed in accordance with state and local agency WIC policies and procedures. Location: 2400 Belvidere Road, Waukegan IL Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday (8:30am - 4:30pm) Thursday (11:00am - 7:00pm) Skills and Experience Determines WIC eligibility based upon dietary, anthropometric, clinical and health history data in accordance with established policies and procedures. Utilizes Motivational Interviewing to provide nutrition counseling/breastfeeding support and follow up with WIC clients based on identified nutritional risk factors and individual needs. Electronically documents clinical information including nutrition care plans in clients’ Cornerstone chart according to agency and state standards. Develops and facilitates nutrition education/outreach presentations and activities for clients and the community and participates in planting and maintaining the WIC Learning Garden and Earth Boxes. Demonstrates age-specific competency in the provision of services to clients. Identifies high-risk clients and refers to appropriate credentialed professional. Refers clients to Family Case Management and other nutrition/health/social services as appropriate. Issues Medically Prescribed Formula, Food Instruments and Farmers’ Market Coupons in compliance with state and local agency policies and procedures. Participates in continuous quality improvement activities to assess, monitor and improve clinic services. Participates in gathering and maintaining program statistics and completes required forms/reports (including timecard) in a timely manner. Assists in maintaining clinic security by locking up and ensuring proper issuance of equipment, WIC Food Instruments, Farmers’ Market coupons and other supplies. Education, Qualifications, and Certification: Requires a Bachelor’s Degree in Nutrition or Dietetics. Requires one year clinical or community experience or successful completion of approved dietetic internship. Ability to work evenings, weekends, holidays and overtime if necessary at any clinic site. 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, infants & Children . 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
Oct 16, 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: The Mental Health First Aid Coordinator will manage the day-to-day operation of the Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) training program, including recruiting and organization of volunteers, arranging and setting up training events, and being an advocate for the expansion of Mental Health First Aid in Lake County, IL. Focusing on implementation and sustainability, the coordinator will work closely with community partners and volunteer trainers. Location: 3010 Grand Avenue, Waukegan IL Hours: Monday - Friday (8:30am - 4:30pm) *Some Saturdays are required* Skills and Experience Serve as the primary liaison to the community for Mental Health First Aid activities. Build and nurture local partnerships. Plan, direct, and manage program services and operations. Coordinate project tracking, analysis, and evaluation of program outcomes, including interface with the project evaluator. Recruit Mental Health First Aid instructors and manage credentialing process. Organize “train the trainer” events. Conduct community outreach to find partners willing to host a MHFA training, including schools, the faith community, social service agencies and businesses. Promote MHFA in the community. Handle logistics for MHFA trainings in the community, including being onsite to handle registration and supplies. Provide technical assistance and support to all instructors. Ensure ongoing communication and shared learning between partner agencies conducting MHFA training. Ensure that all program grant requirements are met. All other relevant duties as assigned. Education, Qualifications, and Certification: With a Bachelor’s degree with an emphasis in behavioral sciences or related field, three years of experience is required. With a Master’s degree in psychology, social work or related field, one year of experience 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 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.