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.

 

50 job(s) at Lake County Government

Lake County, IL Waukegan, Illinois
Jul 20, 2018
Part Time
Want to join a company that’s in the top 6 percent of local health departments nationwide and where you could truly make a difference to those in greatest need? The Lake County Health Department and Community Health Center is the Largest human service provider in Lake County. We live our mission each day, by promoting the health and well-being of all who live, work, and play in the communities around Lake County. If you are passionate about giving back and ready to be a part of an innovative team, we’re looking for you! About the Role: Responsible for a variety of specialized clerical duties utilizing a high degree of independent judgment, problem solving, and initiative. Hours: Monday - Friday (8:00am - 12:00pm) or (8:00am - 1:00pm) About You: Skills and Experience: Knowledge of office operations, modern office equipment and records. Advanced ability to use standard business computer software. Ability to consistently produce accurate work products. Ability to respectfully interact with diverse clients/customers and assist in problem-solving/complaint resolution. Under supervision, assist in coordinating and running community-based events. BHS ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Acquires and utilizes knowledge of LCHD/CHC database and word processing software and other equipment commensurate with position. Responds to inquiries, gives appropriate information and referrals, and documents, if necessary. Payroll & Purchasing Maintains daily attendance records and prepares regular attendance reports to be submitted to Administration. Coordinates and submits travel vouchers as well as seminar registrations. Prepares and monitors payroll records; processes and distributes payroll and expense checks. Performs purchasing functions in conjunction with the Business Manager. Coordinates with purchasing for maintenance agreements and blanket purchase orders. Prepares accounts payable for processing through Administrative Services. Interviews clients for financial and statistical information. Makes arrangements for services of copiers, typewriters, fax machines, dictaphones, etc. Acts as liaison between 3012 BHS staff and housekeeping, maintenance staff. Data Management Performs data entry for quality improvement and data management purposes. Assists in spreadsheet and database creation and set-up. Runs and distributes statistical reports for audit and review purposes. Processes statistics generated by information management systems. Transcribes correspondence, memoranda, and clinical forms. Assists in scoring of client and staff surveys. Files and maintains records related to quality improvement processes. Assists in quality improvement reviews, including chart audits. Education, Qualifications, and Certification: Requires a high school diploma or G.E.D. certificate. Requires two years of specialized office 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 the department you will be working for, visit Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) 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 Waukegan, Illinois
Jul 18, 2018
Temporary
Want to join a company that’s in the top 6 percent of local health departments nationwide and where you could truly make a difference to those in greatest need? The Lake County Health Department and Community Health Center is the Largest human service provider in Lake County. We live our mission each day, by promoting the health and well-being of all who live, work, and play in the communities around Lake County. If you are passionate about giving back and ready to be a part of an innovative team, we’re looking for you! About the Role: This temporary position is responsible for coordinating referral and prior authorization processes for assigned Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH) teams and their respective patients and assisting uninsured clients in gaining access to medications through pharmaceutical company assistance programs. The Referral Specialist consistently provides the highest level of customer service over the telephone or in person. Location: 3010 Grand Avenue, Waukegan IL Hours: Monday - Friday (8:00am - 4:00pm) Skills and Experience PCMH Referral and Prior Authorization Coordination Coordinates all referral requests and follows up on necessary documentation. Assists in ensuring that referrals are addressed in a timely manner. Assists PCMH team in obtaining prior authorizations as required by the patients’ insurance company. Coordinates obtaining results from all referrals. Documents and informs client of referral, prepares any required forms and transmits required information to outside providers and/or insurance company. Determines client’s eligibility for the uninsured specialty referral grant payment program. Schedules clients for appointments, follow-up appointments, tracks results and recommendations. Reminds patients of scheduled appointments via mail or phone. Establishes and maintains cooperative relationships with Lake County Health Department and Community Health Center (LCHD/CHC) staff, insurance companies, local hospitals, physicians and other health care providers to facilitate continuity of care for LCHD/CHC’s clients. Medication Assistance Meets with clients to assess client financial status to determine program eligibility upon referral from PCMH team. Clarifies patient eligibility for prescribed medications with the PCMH team under the direction of the Clinical Coordinator. Utilizes online tools to evaluate pharmacy assistance programs to determine which will provide client with the greatest coverage. Assists clients in enrolling in programs via forms or associated online application. Assists with the collection of data for statistical and billing purposes by recording all prescriptions into assigned logs daily and running reports as assigned by the Clinical Coordinator. Education, Qualifications, and Certification: High School diploma or GED required, some college preferred. Previous experience in a medical office with thorough understanding of Medicaid, Medicare, Managed Care Organizations and PPO’s preferred Data entry and basic computer skills required. Ability to work on weekends, holidays and overtime as assigned Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred About the Perks: Lake County offers a competitive salary and benefit package with performance-based incentive plans. We also offer flexible working hours, and a comprehensive wellness and training program. Visit the Health Department page to get additional information on why you should work for us. 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
Jul 18, 2018
Full Time
Want to join a company that’s in the top 6 percent of local health departments nationwide and where you could truly make a difference to those in greatest need? The Lake County Health Department and Community Health Center is the Largest human service provider in Lake County. We live our mission each day, by promoting the health and well-being of all who live, work, and play in the communities around Lake County. If you are passionate about giving back and ready to be a part of an innovative team, we’re looking for you! About the Role: The licensed practical nurse shall provide nursing care to clients under the direction or supervision of a registered nurse or licensed physician. All features of the work will be assigned and monitored by the Nursing Coordinator. Location: 3004 Grand Avenue, Waukegan IL (SAP) Hours: Monday - Friday (8:00am - 4:00pm) Skills and Experience Provides 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 reports symptoms of clients’ conditions, reports to appropriate personnel and assists with remedial measures for adverse developments. Functions as a member of the triage team for new admissions to the program. 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 in clinical meetings and provides input regarding the stability of client’s physical and/or mental 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. 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. Knowledge of federal, state and local rules and regulations which impact on the professional practice of nursing. Education, Qualifications, and Certification: With certification, one year of experience in general nursing. Certification in Practical Nursing from an accredited nursing program. Must have completed 40 hours of formal training in the field of chemical dependency. May be completed on site. 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 Outpatient Substance Abuse 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 Vernon Hills, Illinois
Jul 17, 2018
Part Time
Want to join a company that’s in the top 6 percent of local health departments nationwide and where you could truly make a difference to those in greatest need? The Lake County Health Department and Community Health Center is the Largest human service provider in Lake County. We live our mission each day, by promoting the health and well-being of all who live, work, and play in the communities around Lake County. If you are passionate about giving back and ready to be a part of an innovative team, we’re looking for you! About the Role: Responsible for monitoring and providing care to a 16 bed women's unit overnight. Prepares and implements treatment plans, provides individual, and group counseling and education. Location: 24647 North Milwaukee Avenue, Vernon Hills IL Hours: Friday and Saturday (11:15 pm - 7:15am) Skills and Experience 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. Focuses on client empowerment and evidence bases practices in providing treatment, seeking to assist clients to build on strengths in addressing treatment needs. Provides direct services to clients including individual and group treatment. 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. Provides consultation to assist in the identification of persons in need of treatment and makes referrals as appropriate. 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. Residential Counselors Assist in the responsibility of maintaining rotating 24-hour on-site coverage Assist in support services such as reviewing clinical charts, admission and discharge checklists, maintaining supplies of forms and documents. 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. 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: 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 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 Waukegan, Illinois
Jul 17, 2018
Temporary
Want to join a company that’s in the top 6 percent of local health departments nationwide and where you could truly make a difference to those in greatest need? The Lake County Health Department and Community Health Center is the Largest human service provider in Lake County. We live our mission each day, by promoting the health and well-being of all who live, work, and play in the communities around Lake County. If you are passionate about giving back and ready to be a part of an innovative team, we’re 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
Jul 14, 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
Jul 14, 2018
Temporary
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 law enforcement? If so, this position could very well be for you: Position: Part Time Court Security Officer Location: Waukegan, IL Salary: $21.06/hour Job Summary: Becoming a Part-Time Court Security Officer would allow you to be involved with the Court Security Office within the Lake County Sheriff’s Office. Duties may include maintaining positive working relationships with other employees, public officials, and the general public. You must be able to handle stressful situations, such as gang problems, fights and multiple situations simultaneously. You will be required to walk and stand for an extended period of time without a significant rest period. You must be able to lift, pull, bend, and physically restrain a combative or injured inmate weighing 165lbs or more, and exert a minimum of 20 pounds of force on a regular basis. You may be responsible for transporting prisoners or provide bank escorts. This position may be rotated within the different locations in the Lake County Court system. You will have endless opportunities to impact and make a difference within Lake County. Being able to build working relationships with employees among 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 currently possess a Police Officer Certification and must possess a current Driver's License. You must have considerable knowledge of Courtroom procedures and operations, knowledge of local, state and federal laws. You must be able to read and interpret reports, posters, policies, procedure manuals, releases, court orders and ID cards. This individual must have excellent communication skills, written and oral. You must possess and exercise sound judgment in reacting to emergency situations and using physical force necessary to defend oneself and others. While performing the duties of this job, you will regularly be required to use a two-way radio, telephone, control panel for doors, and keys. Lake County requires the individual to own and handle the following weapon properly; must be from a reputable manufacturer; Semi-Automatic Pistol - .40 caliber, .45 caliber or 9 mm only and approved ammunition Lake County offers a competitive salary. 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 Sheriff's Office . 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
Jul 14, 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
Jul 14, 2018
Part Time
Lake County is seeking an individual to perform assigned responsibilities and duties in the Marine Unit. Duties include rendering service to the general public , protecting life and all property in the County. This individual will perform duties of physical or mental nature in the process of apprehension or during the arrest of violators of criminal or civil law. They will also investigate known criminals, complaints, and enforce County, State, and Local boating regulations while patrolling jurisdictional waters under all traffic and weather conditions. Individuals will patrol and remain in the assigned geographical area (district) during assigned shift and operate a marked police boat in the company of another deputy. They will enforce criminal and motorboat laws, arrest persons suspected of violating ordinances and statutes, including use of physical force as necessary to subdue suspects, investigate and prepare written reports on accidents, crimes, suspicious conditions and respond to complaints.
Lake County, IL Waukegan, Illinois
Jul 14, 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
Jul 14, 2018
Temporary
Want to join a company that’s in the top 6 percent of local health departments nationwide and where you could truly make a difference to those in greatest need? The Lake County Health Department and Community Health Center is the Largest human service provider in Lake County. We live our mission each day, by promoting the health and well-being of all who live, work, and play in the communities around Lake County. If you are passionate about giving back and ready to be a part of an innovative team, we’re looking for you! About the Role: As a Flex Counselor 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 Addictions Treatment Program or Substance Abuse Program . 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 Zion, Illinois
Jul 14, 2018
Full Time
Want to join a company that’s in the top 6 percent of local health departments nationwide and where you could truly make a difference to those in greatest need? The Lake County Health Department and Community Health Center is the Largest human service provider in Lake County. We live our mission each day, by promoting the health and well-being of all who live, work, and play in the communities around Lake County. If you are passionate about giving back and ready to be a part of an innovative team, we’re 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 Waukegan, Illinois
Jul 14, 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 clerical work and customer service? If so, this position could very well be for you: Position: Jail Receptionist Location: Waukegan, IL Salary: $13.44/hour Job Summary: Responsible for answering phone calls, filing, data entry and assisting the public. Since this position is the first point of contact for the jail, the individual will need to maintain security of the facility along with maintain a professional demeanor at all times. There will be regular interaction with clients who have a limited understanding of the English language. This is an afternoon position, from 2:30pm till 10:30pm. Schedule will operate on 5 on 2 off, 5 on 3 off rotation. Will also include working holidays and weekends. Becoming a Jail Receptionist would allow you to be involved with the Jail Division within local government, ranging from office duties to interacting with a diverse population from the public. Your day will consist of interacting with all who come into the public lobby of the jail for service. 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. Individuals should have a working knowledge of computer skills along with customer service experience; 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 Sheriff's Office . 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 Libertyville, Illinois
Jul 14, 2018
Temporary
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 clerical support? If so, this position could very well be for you: Position: Temporary Administrative Assistant Location: Libertyville, IL Salary: $15.00/hour Job Summary: Lake County is seeking a highly motivated individual to provide department-wide support of Planning Building & Development on a temporary basis. This exciting position will offer multiple avenues for personal and professional growth and provide excellent experience in utilizing a number of different skill sets. The individual will be responsible for a number of broad and diverse tasks which may include: project managing customer permit applications, assisting customers with their planned residential development projects, supporting our code enforcement work group and working with County professionals to provide accurate information to applicants. This position will operate as the face of Lake County's Central Permit Facility through phone and personal interactions. You will have endless opportunities to impact and make a difference within Lake County. Being able to build working relationships with employees, 30 countywide departments and the public, is sure to keep you interested and continuously learning. In order to be successful in this role you should have a high school diploma or GED equivalent, expertly navigate the Microsoft Office suite and have excellent verbal and written communication abilities. Individuals should have a working knowledge of the construction industry and/or building trades; 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 Planning, Building & Development . 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
Jul 14, 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 administrative work and forensic pathology? If so, this position could very well be for you: Position: Part Time Clerk / Autopsy Tech Location: Waukegan, IL Salary: $16.11 Job Summary: Responsible for routine administrative work supporting the County Coroner's Office, along with assisting with autopsies and clean up as needed. Becoming a Clerk/Autopsy Tech would allow you to be involved with unionized clerical work within local government, ranging from administrative support for an office and greeting and directing visitors to assisting with autopsies and clean up. Your day will consist of answering and routing phone calls including death calls, filing, scheduling appointments, and filling out death certificates and cremation permits. 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. The hours for this position will be 8:30am-12:15pm Monday - Friday. In order to be successful in this role you should have a high school diploma or GED. Individuals should have a working knowledge of modern office practices, good communication skills, 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 Coroner's Office. 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
Jul 12, 2018
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 as an administrative assistant? If so, this position could very well be for you: Position: Administrative Assistant Location: Vital Records Department - Lake County Clerk's Office Salary: $16.74 Job Summary: An Administrative Assistant in the Vital Records Department performs clerical and customer service work of moderate difficulty pertaining to legal records of a sensitive nature. Successful candidates are responsible for preparing records for in person, mail and electronic requests for birth, death, marriage and civil union certificates on a daily basis. Areas of direct customer service work also include performing notarial acts, processing the registration of Notary commissions, Assumed Business Name applications, Solicitor Registration applications, Statement of Economic Interest filings, issuing marriage/civil union licenses and processing payment transactions of statutory fees. A candidate in this position is assigned interruptible work requiring training and knowledge in specialized subjects. Becoming an Administrative Assistant in the Vital Records Department would allow you to respond to diverse public inquiries of a substantive nature with accuracy and in a professional manner. Being able to build working relationships with employees and the public is sure to keep you interested and continuously learning. In order to be successful in this role you should have completed a standard high school program with excellent academic performance. Associate’s degree or college level coursework strongly preferred. Two or more years of experience in customer service and/or related administrative assistant role. Individuals should have a good working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite; possess the ability to effectively problem solve and have the ability to work both individually and in a team atmosphere. Candidates must have strong communication skills in both written and verbal form, possess the ability to effectively communicate with customers, co-workers and supervisors, and to multitask in a fast-paced environment with strict legal guidelines. 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 www.lakecountyclerk.info . 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
Jul 12, 2018
Temporary
Want to join a company that’s in the top 6 percent of local health departments nationwide and where you could truly make a difference to those in greatest need? The Lake County Health Department and Community Health Center is the Largest human service provider in Lake County. We live our mission each day, by promoting the health and well-being of all who live, work, and play in the communities around Lake County. If you are passionate about giving back and ready to be a part of an innovative team, we’re 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
Jul 11, 2018
Intern
Communications Specialist Intern - County Administrator's Office Full-Time (Maximum 1000 hours) Location: 18. N. County St, Waukegan, IL Salary: $14.54 Job Summary: Responsible for supporting of the Lake County Communications team with a variety of communication and multi-media projects, including writing, designing and developing content for various communication channels. Additional responsibilities may include graphic design and video production. The Communications team is committed to communicating and engaging with residents to build relationships and trust– and our contributions can truly make a difference to our employees and residents. Becoming an intern with the nationally-recognized, award winning, high-performing Lake County Communications team would allow you to work with dedicated communications professionals who excel in their roles. You will also have the opportunity to interact with leaders within local government, ranging from administrators to elected officials, and staff across 30 departments and divisions. In order to be successful in this role you should have recently earned your Bachelor’s Degree in Communications, Digital Media, Public Relations or Journalism, or graphic design; candidates in their junior or senior year of college will also be considered if their schedule allows for at least 30+ of work per week. Individuals should have excellent verbal communication skills possess the ability to effectively multi-task and problem solve, as well as have the ability to work both individually and in a team atmosphere. Visit our Prospective Employee page to get additional information on why you should work for Lake County! To learn more about Lake County government and the content the Communications Division curates, follow us on Facebook @LakeCountyILGov, Twitter @LakeCountyIL and connect with us on LinkedIn. You can also visit our award-winning website at www.lakecountyil.gov . Any offer of employment is conditioned on the successful completion of a background screening, drug and alcohol testing and may include a pre-employment medical exam. Lake County is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Lake County, IL Waukegan, Illinois
Jul 11, 2018
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: $56,840.00 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
Jul 11, 2018
Full Time
Want to join a company that’s in the top 6 percent of local health departments nationwide and where you could truly make a difference to those in greatest need? The Lake County Health Department and Community Health Center is the Largest human service provider in Lake County. We live our mission each day, by promoting the health and well-being of all who live, work, and play in the communities around Lake County. If you are passionate about giving back and ready to be a part of an innovative team, we’re looking for you! About the Role: The Medical Billing and Coding Specialist will perform code reviews of outpatient, surgical and/or inpatient records for the timely and accurate assignment of ICD-10-CM, CPT, and HCPCS codes. Location: 3010 Grand Avenue, Waukegan IL Hours: Monday - Friday (8:30am - 4:30pm) Skills and Experience Process and analyze codes for all visits in an ambulatory clinic setting and act upon the findings in a timely manner. Use CPT, ICD-10-CM, HCPCS and other approved resources to ensure that accurate procedure and diagnosis codes, and modifiers, were submitted for professional services. Ensure the LCHD facilities are reimbursed for all procedures completed. Create patient management reports using the NextGen system. Review with 95 percent accuracy as determined by quarterly audits. Use Microsoft Excel to create spreadsheets to assist in the analysis of patient data. Attend appropriate in-service education, staff meetings and seminars appropriate for professional development. Use computer software applications to read and organize charts. Involvement in quality improvement activities on an ongoing basis. Assist with other projects and duties as assigned. Education, Qualifications, and Certification: Completion of a high school diploma or G.E.D. Two years’ experience in a medical office setting and a billing and coding certificate is required; CCA, CCS, CCS-P, COC, CPC, RHIT or RHIA within six months from the date of hire. 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.