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.

 

57 job(s) at Lake County Government

Lake County, IL Waukegan, IL, USA
Apr 19, 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: 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. This position is part-time (25 hours per week). 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, who are psychiatrically hospitalized 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: Bachelor’s degree with an emphasis in behavioral sciences or related field and three years of experience is required, or Master’s degree in psychology, social work or related field and one year of experience is required. Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor (CADC) certification preferred. Child and Adolescent experience is required. If a recovering person, they 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 here. To learn more about the department you will be working for, visit Child & Adolescent Behavioral 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, IL, USA
Apr 14, 2018
Full Time
Location: 3004 and 3002 Grand Avenue, Waukegan Summary: Responsible for the provision of direct medical care at assigned health center(s) within the scope of practice, in accordance with established standards of care. Works with the Practice Manager and Nurse Manager to achieve clinical and practice goals set by LCHD/CHC. The Lead Physician will serve as a provider leader, coach, and direct supervisor for the providers (Physicians, APNs, and PAs) at their assigned location. This position is directly supervised on a day-to-day basis for administrative direction by the Practice Manager, while receiving direction on clinical issues, provider recruitment, onboarding, and development from the administrative Clinical team, which includes the Chief Medical Officer and the Associate Director of Clinical Practice Essential Functions: Clinical (0.8FTE): Directly provides medical treatment and diagnosis for patients Provides agency-wide guidance for addiction treatment services provided by LCHD/CHC, as well as technical support and guidance for addiction treatment providers in Lake County Participates in collaborative agreements with APNs (Advanced Practice Nurses) and PAs (Physician Assistants) Addiction Treatment-Specific Duties: Provides coverage of ATP/CCP (Addiction Treatment Services/Crisis Care Program) Medical responsibilities include: Screening of potential ATP/CCP candidates Intakes for ATP/CCP patients Inpatient Addiction Treatment services for ATP patients Inpatient care of ATP/CCP patients Includes providing coverage of one weekend half-day on a rotating basis – can come in to ATP/CCP on either Saturday or Sunday Rotates weekend coverage one day per week with Flex providers with MAT certification Flex providers with MAT certification can cover ½ days on weekdays when Lead Physician for Addiction Treatment Programs is not available Outpatient MAT clinic Includes providing Suboxone-based therapies, Methadone, Vivitrol, and other MAT (Medically Assisted Treatment) modalities Outpatient flexible coverage Includes providing supervision of MAT treatments in the Lake County, IL Jail system (primarily Vivitrol) Provides coverage for WRS (Women’s Residential Services) patients needing MAT Consults with staff regarding patients not necessarily seen directly by the physician Participates and presents at clinical conferences and provides medical expertise as appropriate Reports all unusual occurrences that may involve the safety and well-being of the clients, patients and/or co-workers, directly to the Practice Manager and/or Safety Officer. Assists and encourages clients/patients in identifying self-management goals. Performs duties in a prioritized, organized and orderly manner to maximize clinic efficiency and productivity. The Lead Physician will be required to take after-hours calls from our answering service for patients who receive MAT treatment in our Addictions Treatment Programs (MAT, SAP, ATP, and WRS). Maintains orderliness and cleanliness of clinic and work area. Administrative (0.2 FTE): Provides oversight and supervision of primary care providers including: Ongoing weekly observations of provider performance Quarterly informal performance appraisals and annual performance appraisals Participate in onboarding of new primary care providers Coaching of primary care providers Assist providers with achievement of productivity benchmarks Assist providers with quality improvement activities and achievement of SMART goals Provides coverage of clinical management activities in conjunction with the Chief Medical Officer, including: Participation in provider recruitment, development and retention Patient safety and risk management activities Ongoing monitoring and feedback regarding LCHD/CHC’s PCMH model to ensure quality and cost effective care Monitoring and tracking of KPIs and dashboards that cover all above-mentioned activities Formulation and maintenance of standardized treatment programs for LCHD/CHC Addiction Treatment Services medical providers Education for LCHD/CHC Staff and Clinical Providers regarding Substance Abuse disorders and their treatment Ongoing outreach to Lake County governmental and community organizations involved with Substance Abuse and Substance Abuse Treatment. Educational outreach to the wider Lake County and Chicagoland health care community regarding Substance Abuse, Substance abuse treatments, and MAT. ECHO-Chicago Rosalind Franklin University Other health care organizations and health care training programs in Lake County Collaboration with local health departments and national/federal organizations on Substance Abuse Treatment programs Develops and maintains an advanced knowledge base of services available at the Lake County Health Department and Community Health Center (LCHD/CHC). Participates in the Chronic Care Model Processes to reduce health disparities and inequities within our Lake County communities. Will act as a Super User for LCHD/CHC’s Electronic Health Records system Develops and maintains a working knowledge of individual Emergency Preparedness roles. Demonstrates adherence to National Patient Safety Goals. Participates in mandatory in-services and drills, attends staff meetings and other training, including appropriate age specific educational trainings offered on a regular basis for professional development.
Lake County, IL Waukegan, IL, USA
Apr 13, 2018
Full Time
Location: 515 Keller Avenue, Waukegan IL (TB Clinic) Hours: Monday - Friday (8:00am - 4pm) or (9:00am - 5pm) based upon clinic needs. Summary: Assist the TB Program Coordinator with all aspects of the TB Program to meet the requisite TB statutes and codes, policies and guidelines. Directly supervise all TB nurses. Perform all TB Program Coordinator functions in her/his absence. Oversee the TB Program EHR activities and audit all TB staff EHR documentation, as well as train TB staff on use of the EHR. Assist the TB Program Coordinator with accomplishing performance management goals, outcomes and outputs. Assist the TB Program Coordinator with TB data collection and analyses, education, development of partnerships, and conducting community outreach activities. Essential Functions: Assist the TB Program Coordinator to assure that all clinical aspects of the TB Program meet the TB statutes and codes, policies and guidelines. Serves as a lead TB resource nurse for other TB clinic nurses. Assist Program Coordinator with assigning tasks and monitoring performance of tasks according to established procedures. Perform all TB Program Coordinator functions in her/his absence. Monitor and audit the TB Program nursing EHR projects and EHR documentation, Train all TB nursing staff, coach and improve their use of the EHR. Assist the TB Program Coordinator in accomplishing performance management goals; meeting outcomes and outputs. Provide assistance to the TB Program Coordinator with TB data collection, analyses, and outreach to health care organizations, private practices, and schools, other entities and population groups. Assist the TB Program Coordinator with identifying, building and participating in state-wide, regional and local coalitions and assessing their impact on achieving TB program goals and objectives. Present demographic, statistical, programmatic, and scientific information on TB to professional and lay audiences. Assist the TB Program Coordinator with meeting the reporting requirements and conduct surveillance from Illinois National Electronic Disease Surveillance System (INEDSS) and the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) SAMS Partner Portal-Identity Verification. Perform TB nursing duties: Conduct TB screening and testing in the TB clinic and at community agencies such as PADS, participates in TB contact investigations and other program activities as assigned by the TB Program Coordinator. Attend TB Program staff meetings Create work schedule for the TB nurses for approval by the TB Program Coordinator. Participate in internal and external training for TB continuing education and LCHD/CHC education for employees. Perform other duties as assigned by the TB Program Coordinator
Lake County, IL Libertyville, IL, USA
Apr 12, 2018
Intern
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 water/wastewater operations or general maintenance? If so, this position could very well be for you: Position: Operations/Maintenance Internship Location: Libertyville, IL Salary: $13.00 per hour Timeframe: May 2018 up to 15 weeks Job Summary: The general function of this position will be to perform work of moderate difficulty under the direction of a supervisor and to complete a variety of routine maintenance and/or operations assignments related to water distribution and sanitary sewer infrastructure. The job is manual in nature and will require the individual to work outside under various weather conditions. This position is responsible for performing general housekeeping, maintenance, painting, minor plumbing, and some data entry. The operations/maintenance intern must have the ability to communicate effectively in both oral and written form with co-workers and supervisor, having experience in one or more of the following would be an advantage: plumbing, carpentry, mechanics, sewer/water operations. General computer skill is required. 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. A high school diploma is required. You must also possess a valid Driver’s License, supplemented by a satisfactory driving record. Lake County offers a competitive salary. 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 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 Highland Park, IL 60035, USA
Apr 06, 2018
Full Time
Location: 1840 Green Bay Road, Highland Park IL (Northshore Health Center) Hours: Monday - Friday (8:30am - 5:00pm) *Hours are subject to change based on clinic and team needs. There will be one Saturday per month (8am-12pm) rotating and evening hours* Summary The Care Coordinator works in collaboration and continuous partnership with chronically ill or “high-risk” patients and their family/caregiver(s), clinic/hospital/specialty providers and staff, and community resources in a team approach to: Promote timely access to appropriate care Increase utilization of preventative care Reduce emergency room utilization and hospital readmissions Increase comprehension through culturally and linguistically appropriate education Create and promote adherence to a care plan, developed in coordination with the patient, primary care provider, and family/caregiver(s) Increase continuity of care by managing relationships with tertiary care providers, transitions-in-care, and referrals Increase patients’ ability for self-management and shared decision-making Provide medication reconciliation Connect patients to relevant community resources, with the goal of enhancing patient health and well-being, increasing patient satisfaction, and reducing health care costs A typical day for the Care Coordinator will entail spending half of the day conducting one-on-one extended patient meetings (approximately 30-45 minutes long). The other half of the day will be spent on follow-up with patients, family/caregiver(s), providers, and community resources via secure email, phone calls, text messages, and other communications. Success in this position will lead to improved health for the patient and reduced health care costs for the managed population of patients.
Lake County, IL North Chicago, IL, USA
Apr 06, 2018
Full Time
Location: North Chicago Health Center, 2215 14th Street, North Chicago, IL 60064 Monday through Friday, plus 4 hours Saturday the 3rd week of every month Summary Under general supervision, assists physician and staff members in providing optimal ambulatory health care to patients, stocks and maintains exam and team rooms; assists with clinical and clerical duties. Work involves direct patient contact and is performed in accordance with prescribed methods, techniques, and procedures. Essential Functions Checks patients’ medical records for pertinent data. Greets and escorts patients to exam rooms; prepares for the provider by obtaining initial information and vital signs (temperature, pulse, blood pressure and respiration, height, weights, BMI and head circumference as specified by program). Documents chief complaints of patients and notifies the nurse/provider of unusual symptoms or complaints. Assists in telephone follow-up with the patient as directed by the program. Under the direction of the provider and/or nurse, assists with basic patient health education. Inspects exam rooms for cleanliness and equipment condition. Maintains ordered supplies and keeps area stocked. Checks for medical supplies that are outdated. Performs tasks including filing, chart documentation and telephone follow-up as assigned. Performs peak flow; spirometry; EKG;application of Non-Stress Test (NST) belts;point of care testing and phlebotomy services as directed. Administers immunizations for patients ordered by the provider. Participates in the orientation and training of new certified medical assistants. Develops and maintains a basic knowledge of services available at the Lake County Health Department and Community Health Centers (LCHD/CHC). Develops and maintains a basic awareness of the Chronic Care Model Processes in order to reduce health disparities within our communities. Develops and maintains a working knowledge of individual Emergency Preparedness role. Demonstrates adherence to National Patient Safety Goals. Participates in quality improvement activities to assess, monitor, and improve program services. Participates in mandatory in-services and drills, attends staff meetings and other trainings, including appropriate age specific educational trainings offered on regular basis for professional development. Reports all unusual occurrences that may involve the safety and well being of the patients and co- workers, directly to the supervisor and/or Safety Officer. Assists and encourages patients in identifying self-management goals. Performs duties in a prioritized, organized, and orderly manner to maximize clinic efficiency and productivity. Maintains orderliness and cleanliness of clinic and work area.
Lake County, IL Waukegan, IL, USA
Apr 03, 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 maintaining a balanced budget? If so, this position could very well be for you: Position: Budget/Operations Analyst Location: Waukegan, IL Salary: $56,840 - $83,634 Job Summary: Responsible for assisting in the development and monitoring of various departmental budgets. Becoming a Budget Operations Analyst would allow you to be involved with finance administrators, department directors, and program staff within local government, ranging from justice and planning to health and community service departments. Your day will consist of examining department budget submissions for completeness, accuracy, and conformance with established procedures, reviewing reports and accounting records to ensure allocated funds have been spent as specified; exploring funding and service alternatives; and conducting research and studies to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of policies and practices. You will have endless opportunities to make a difference within Lake County. Being able to build working relationships with employees, 30 countywide departments and the public, is sure to keep you interested and continuously learning. In order to be successful in this role you should have a Bachelor’s degree with coursework in public or business administration and at least two years of experience. Individuals should be familiar with local government and budget preparation, analysis and administration; possess the ability to effectively problem solve; and be able 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 & Administrative Services . To learn more about other services Lake County provides and to see some of our employees in action visit our website to view videos . If you need assistance writing your resume we have some tools to help you at our Human Resources website . Any offer of employment is conditioned on the successful completion of a background screening, drug and alcohol testing and may include a pre-employment medical exam. Lake County is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Lake County, IL Waukegan, IL, USA
Mar 28, 2018
Full Time
Location: 3010 Grand Avenue, Waukegan IL (Grand Avenue Health Center) Hours: Monday - Friday (9:00am - 5:00pm) Summary The Organizational Development Specialist is responsible for the continuous improvement of LCHD/CHC employees through training and organizational development interventions and projects. This position participates in the assessment, planning, development, implementation, facilitation and evaluation of training and development programs for the Agency. This position works with service area training partners, agency management and human resources team members to educate and enhance performance. The Organizational Development Specialist responsibilities are as followed : Serve as agency expert Trainer and instructional designer – reviewing, mentoring and training other in-house trainers. Develop e-learning, instructor led or other training and performance tools Creates engaging learning activities and compelling course content that enhances knowledge retention and organizational performance Develops communications such as emails, managing intranet page(s), screen saver communications, flyers and other solutions as needed to assist with performance and change management Analyzes existing instructional materials and suggests changes or additions Works with Project Manager and Subject Matter Experts to identify target audience’s training needs Conducts research and analysis on business problems in order to propose informed solutions Creates supporting material/media (audio, video, simulations, role plays, games etc) Creates infographics, flowcharts, and videos to support organizational performance Decides on the criteria used to judge learner’s performance and develop assessment instruments Maintains project documentation Performance coaching and change management consultation Selects, reviews, or develops teaching aids such as participant materials, instructor guides, demonstration models, case studies, multimedia visual aids, computer tutorials and reference work, as needed. Review and update the existing materials on a regular basis. Cancel and add courses as required consistent with the training guidelines and business need. Manage communications with LCHD/CHC training partners and independent contractors to ensure that the courses are conducted in an efficient and effective manner and that all logistics are managed in advance of the scheduled course date. Maintain accurate record of attendees in the learning management system. Audits attendance for required Agency training programs, as determined by identified strategies. Ensure that records are maintained for all training, education and development activities, and that reports are accessible for performance reviews and succession planning. Monitor employee engagement through employee surveys and other methods. Identify opportunities to improve employee engagement, based on employee surveys, exit interviews and other collected data or observations. Provide a broad range of succession planning and talent management services that improve leadership and organizational performance and the ability to achieve agency goals. Assist with the development of metrics and reporting to track and measure results of training. Evaluates progress and develops processes to reinforce positive results of training and develop sustainability of improvements. (i.e., pre and post-test assessments). Assist in special projects as assigned.
Lake County, IL Waukegan, IL, USA
Mar 27, 2018
Full Time
*** Auditing Experience Required *** Summary: Responsible for supervising the payment processing for all accounts payable vendors, monitoring procurement card usage, accurate and timely journal entries entered into the Oracle ERP system for the Lake County Health Department. Timely audit reporting and other financial data reporting for the agency. Direct supervision of professional and clerical finance staff. Monitor the work performance of staff against established and agreed upon standards. Audit various billing sub systems, financial reports, outside vendors such as Walgreens for 340B processes, QuickBooks applications, accounts payable information, cash handling processes in the agency for compliance to generally accepted accounting principles and for adherence to internal control procedures. Strong audit program development experience. Possess a high degree of skill in compiling and synthesizing financial data. Possess excellent analytical skills and attention to detail, along with written and oral communication skills to effectively interact with outside auditors, business partners, managers, coworkers, staff, and the public. Establish training processes for all agency finance staff using the Oracle ERP modules: A/P, A/R, and Cash modules. Keep current on changes in accounting principles and internal processes that would impact financial processes or cash applications. Participate in all applicable systems testing as required. Essential Functions: · Supervise the flow of data to and from the Oracle System for processing vendor payments and procurement card transactions. · Supervise and develop audit programs for the agency. · Supervise the accurate and timely journal entry processing into the Oracle system. · Audit the cash handling process in the Finance Office, clinic and programs for compliance with internal control procedures and cash handling policies. · Create and maintain procedure manuals to support the Health Department accounts payable function in Oracle and provide direction and technical assistance as needed to the support staff involved. · Assist in the interpretation and analysis of financial data to maintain accuracy and data integrity for the agency to effect improvements. · Acquire and utilize knowledge of the LCHD/CHC NextGen system, Oracle ERP system and payroll system to accurately and effectively provide regular financial information. · Assist in the coordination of financial information for external auditors as needed. · Use the NextGen patient management system for financial reporting, the Oracle ERP system, QuickBooks, K-Base, crystal reports, and personal computer spreadsheets to create reports. · Coordinate and prepare financial information annually for the UDS, Medicaid, and Medicare Cost Reports for the agency. · Good understanding of the 340B and sliding fee regulatory requirements for Federally Qualified Health Centers. · Manage and establish routine audit procedures for the 340B process using internal reports and Walgreens reports. · Manage and establish routine audit procedures for external contracts for services such as Quest etc. · Manage and establish routine audit procedures for the sliding fee audit. · Create and establish audits to ensure all payments are reconciled between Oracle ERP, Other financial subsystems such as Innergov, Chameleon, QuickBooks, payroll and NextGen payment management system. · Responsible for establishing internal audits as needed to ensure internal control policies and procedures are in place and being adhered to. · Oversee and maintain the Client Custodial checking account and QuickBooks application per policies and procedures in adherence with social security requirements. · Respond to inquiries, gives appropriate information and referrals, and documents, if necessary. · Display positive attitude and behavior in the accomplishment of job duties. · Participates in staff meetings, in-service trainings, and seminars to facilitate professional growth and maintain current certification related to billing if required. · Undertakes joint ownership of processes. · Takes a personal stake in the success of the organization. · Must meet minimum productivity expectations. · Maintains an awareness of and professional involvement/collaboration with community resources. · All other duties as assigned.
Lake County, IL Waukegan, IL, USA
Mar 24, 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 IT operations management? If so, this position could very well be for you: Position: IT Operations Manager Location: Sheriff’s Office, Waukegan, Illinois Salary: $96,831.00 – $175,595.83 Job Summary: Responsible for overall leadership and direction to develop and execute technical strategies to support the Sheriff’s Office applications, software and hardware with mobile device management on a 24/7 basis. Becoming an IT Operations Manager would allow you to be involved with the Sheriff’s Office overall technical and operational IT support and management within local government, ranging from delivery of networking, server, third party vendor, workstation and application support along with mobile device management for the Sheriff’s Office. You will work closely with the Central IT Staff and decision makers in other departments in order to identify, recommend, develop, implement, and support cost-effective technology solutions for all aspects of the Sheriff’s Office, to develop business case, plan and oversee the implementation of new and revised systems; analyze existing operations and make recommendations for improvement; evaluate program and system designs; assure complex technical system problems are identified and resolved; develop and review technical standards for systems design, maintenance and operations; coordinate design and review of computer systems, installation of hardware, data communication lines/cables, software, and web-based applications. Your day will be to oversee, plan, organize, direct and manage, directly and/or through subordinate staff, the information technology plan, functions, operations, and resources of the Sheriff’s Office to include, but not limited to, computer systems and resources, telecommunications, video technology, electronic records, local and wide area networks, programming, database administration and system disaster recovery. 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 are required to have a Bachelor’s degree and experience in managing the field of computer science, information systems or related field. Individuals should have a working knowledge and experience in a law enforcement environment with knowledge of criminal justice systems such as TriTech and Field Based Reporting (FBR), LEADS, (CAD) Computer Aid Dispatch, in-car video recording systems and mobile data computers. The individual is exceptionally self-motivated and directed and has the ability to motivate in a team-oriented, collaborative environment. The individual will be able to demonstrate the ability to apply information technology in solving business problems and have knowledge of trends in technology relating to computer hardware and software applications; 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 Waukegan, IL, USA
Mar 20, 2018
Full Time
Location: 3010 Grand Avenue, Waukegan, IL 60085 Hours Monday-Friday: 9:00am - 5:00pm Summary: The Cash Application Specialist performs work under minimum supervision all job duties at a high level of expertise in the Health Department’s finance office. The position has the primary responsibility to timely and accurately process, balance, analyze, and adjust grant, patient related payments and rejections either through electronic remittance advices or manually using Explanation of Benefit forms into NextGen. Accurately prepare, enter and balance deposits into both NextGen and Oracle. Ensures accurate records are kept for all payment activity to ensure the agency complies with all appropriate audit requirements as required. Assists with other billing or accounting projects as needed. Essential Functions: Processes and analyze all payments using Clearinghouses, NextGen, and Oracle systems and act upon the findings in a timely manner. Analyze the explanation of benefit advices from the various payers to determine the appropriate rejection code in order to ensure the accuracy of the data and entering the rejections. Process all credit card and manual patient payments. Process and balance payment deposits between NextGen and Oracle. Analyze and resolve all unapplied payments using NextGen reports. Review, adjust and collect NSF patient payments. Analyze and resolve all credit balance patient accounts. Create patient management reports using the NextGen system. Adhere to month end accounting deadlines for payment processing. Use Microsoft Excel to create spreadsheets to assist in the analysis of patient data. Organize and maintain payment documentation for the auditors. Differentiate between clearing house rejections and payer rejections by frequently working within the clearing house environment. Resolve all patient payment inquiries from internal and external customers. Gives appropriate information referrals and documents as necessary. Keeps thorough records of all activity including reporting and tracking of patient adjustments or corrections. Participates in staff meetings, in service trainings, and seminars to facilitate professional growth and maintain licensure if required. Involvement in quality improvement activities on an ongoing basis. Runs and monitors reports. Assists with other projects and duties as assigned.
Lake County, IL Waukegan, IL, USA
Mar 20, 2018
Full Time
Hours: Monday through Friday: 9:00am -5:00pm Summary Performs complex and technical accounting tasks under general supervision. Under minimum supervision performs all job duties at a high level of expertise and to be a resource for co-workers. This position performs or supports accounting functions in the area of Accounts Payable, I-Procurement, timekeeping, fixed assets and General Accounting working independently to perform financial tasks. This position has the primary responsibility to timely research and process accurately accounts payable invoices for payment and to ensure the agency is following all corporate compliance guidelines. Requires the ability to problem solve and research using various type and sources of financial information. Collects and organizes data to assist in processing and tracking revenues, expenses, vendor payments and grants as needed; and collects, organizes and tabulates data to enhance financial decisions. Is highly knowledgeable in the use of computer systems available for the position. Responsibilities: Research, review and input Accounts Payable invoices, vouchers, refunds, employee reimbursements, and mileage accurately and timely. Review and upload procurement card transactions. Reviews and researches vendor payment information by using inquiry functions and vendor files. Assist with running reports from the integrated financial system. Provides guidance and training to ensure that procedures and policies are adhered to. Participates in testing and analyzing the results within the integrated financial system upgraded annually or as needed. Enters, classifies, and process requisitions in the integrated financial system for supplies or services for the department. Log checks, cash, credit cards and ACH’s received within the department. Adhere to month and year end accounting deadlines. Assists in collection and reporting financial data for the budget. Assist in maintaining a fixed asset system. Attends appropriate in-service education, staff meetings, and seminars for professional development. Performs routine audits on accounts. Performs other duties as assigned.
Lake County, IL Waukegan, IL, USA
Mar 13, 2018
Temporary
Are you looking for full-time Temporary Summer work? The Lake County Health Department and Community Health Center is seeking individuals to work with the Maintenance Department from Mid-May to August. Hours: Monday - Friday (7:30am - 3:30pm)
Lake County, IL Round Lake Beach, IL, USA
Mar 03, 2018
Part Time
Location: SBHC- 800 High School Drive, Round Lake Beach, IL Hours: Mondays and Thursdays (7:30am - 4:30pm) Summary: Is responsible for providing evaluation and treatment service, consultation and referrals to Primary Care Services clinic patients within a school based health center. Essential Functions: Performs initial evaluations and assessments of Primary Care Services patients. Provides direct services to patients including individual and group treatment. Conducts crisis intervention, evaluation, and referral for Primary Care Services patients. Focuses on patient empowerment in providing treatment, seeking to assist patients to build strengths to meet their treatment needs. Facilitates with patients and collaborates with the treatment team to develop, review and update treatment goals and referrals both internally and externally. Organizes and participates in treatment-related clinical conferences and staffing on assigned patients. Provides education and direction to patients, family members and/or significant others. Takes responsibility for training in and documenting clinical chart requirements to meet program and state standards. May assist in the orientation and training of new outpatient mental health services program staff. Responds to inquiries, gives appropriate information and referrals, and documents, if necessary. Takes a personal stake in the success of the outpatient mental health services program. Involved in quality improvement activities on an ongoing basis (such as implementing processes as a result of performance measurement reviews, participation in councils and teams, and making suggestions to improve a process). Undertakes joint ownership of processes. Provides atmosphere of customer service in assuring that patients are treated in a friendly and respectful manner. Displays positive attitudes and behaviors in the accomplishment of job duties. Acquires and utilizes knowledge of LCHDCHC database and word processing software and other equipment commensurate with position. Participates in staff meetings, in-service trainings, and seminars to facilitate professional growth and maintain licensure if required. Meets minimum productivity expectations. Maintains awareness of and professional involvement/collaboration with community resources. Develops and maintains a basic knowledge of services available at the Lake County Health Department and Community Health Center (LCHD/CHC). Develops and maintains a basic awareness of the Chronic Care Model Processes in order to reduce health disparities within our communities. Develops and maintains a working knowledge of individual Emergency Preparedness roles. Demonstrates adherence to National Patient Safety Goals. Participates in quality improvement activities to assess, monitor and improve program services. Participates in mandatory in-services and drills, attends staff meetings and other training, including appropriate age specific educational trainings offered on a regular basis for professional development. Reports all unusual occurrences that may involve the safety and well being of the clients, patients and/or co-workers, directly to the supervisor and/or Safety Officer. Assists and encourages clients/patients in identifying self-management goals. Performs duties in a prioritized, organized and orderly manner to maximize clinic efficiency and productivity. Maintains orderliness and cleanliness of clinic and work area.
Lake County, IL Waukegan, IL, USA
Mar 01, 2018
Full Time
Location: 3010 Grand Avenue, Waukegan, IL 60085 Hours: Monday-Friday: 9:00am-5:00pm Summary The Referral Specialist Nurse (RS-RN) is responsible for reviewing proposed outpatient specialty care referrals for the uninsured patient population for medical necessity and urgency in accordance with LCHD guidelines. The RS-RN determines medical appropriateness of outpatient services following evaluation of medical guidelines and payment eligibility determination. The RS-RN also assists the Referral Specialist staff with insured patient referrals and prior authorizations that require clinical intervention.
Lake County, IL Waukegan, IL, USA
Feb 27, 2018
Full Time
Location: 3010 Grand Avenue, Waukegan IL (Grand Avenue Medical Center) Hours: Monday - Friday (8:00am - 5:00pm) Summary This position is responsible for planning, organizing, implementing, evaluating, and directing Lake County Health Department Clinical Operations Infection Control Program in accordance with current standards and regulations. Essential Functions Directly responsible for policies, procedures and practices in infection control. Serves as a resource to all departments and personnel; prepares and presents educational offerings for staff and as applicable. Consults with patients, patients’ families, and personnel regarding infection prevention and control issues and practices. Directs infection control activities for medical, dental, women’s health, and behavioral health inpatient services. Coordinates with the safety coordinator to plan, organize, and lead the organization in quality improvement. Applies, teaches, and skillfully uses techniques for quality improvement, outcomes measurement, and statistical analysis. Assists with documentation and reporting; internally and externally, of improvement activities as appropriate. Identifies infection control clinical risks of the organization and prioritizes the risks Provides leadership for implementing change; can analyze and present data findings/reports to hospital and medical staff committees as needed. Demonstrates problem solving, leadership, conflict management, and team building skills to ensure a productive work environment and achievement of goals. Ability to use independent judgement. Performs under minimal supervision with accountability for specific goals/objectives. Actively attends in-services and educational programs. Responsible for notifying the Prevention Epidemiologist and/or State Health Department of any reportable diseases, adhering to all internal county and state procedures. Participate in infection prevention and conduct education for all employees during orientation and annually thereafter, including needed classes in infection control prevention, control practices and employee health.
Lake County, IL Waukegan, IL, USA
Feb 04, 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, IL, USA
Feb 04, 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, IL, USA
Feb 04, 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 II Location:, Waukegan, IL & Libertyville, IL Salary: $19.32 - $23.77/Per Hour Job Summary: Responsible for providing building maintenance in such areas as skilled and semiskilled electrical, plumbing, carpentry and installed equipment maintenance. 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 II would allow you to be involved with maintenance and repairs within local government, ranging from light bulb change out, painting, minor plumbing and electrical maintenance. Your day will consist of completing routine work orders, building inspections, 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 5-7 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 driver's 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, IL, USA
Feb 04, 2018
Temporary
LOCATION: 3004 Grand Avenue, Waukegan, IL SUMMARY Responsible for evaluating, assessing and admitting clients. Prepares treatment plans with clients. Provides individual, group, and family counseling. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Provides education and direction to clients, family members and/or significant others. Provides direct services to clients including individual and group treatment. Takes responsibility for training in and documenting clinical chart requirements to meet program and state standards. Provides atmosphere of customer service in assuring that clients are treated in a friendly and respectful manner. Responds to inquiries, gives appropriate information and referrals, and documents, if necessary. Undertakes joint ownership of processes. Conducts crisis intervention/evaluation/referral to persons in the community or who present themselves at the program. Secures hospitalization, if necessary. Performs initial evaluations and assessments of potential clients regarding their appropriateness for participation in the program. Participates in collection of client fees including completing forms for third-part coverage. Serves food to clients in residential programs. Displays positive attitudes and behaviors in the accomplishment of job duties. Participates in staff meetings, in-service trainings, and seminars to facilitate professional growth and maintain licensure if required. Maintains an awareness of and professional involvement/collaboration with community resources. Assists in facilitating transportation of clients. Crisis Counselor Provides coverage for the Child and Adolescent Behavioral Services (CABS) on-call schedule. Provides community education services as assigned and as self-initiated regarding the CABS program. Provides crisis intervention to stabilize clients and refer them to the most appropriate provider of outpatient or inpatient care. Refers emergency clients to follow-up services, working in conjunction with the case coordinators. Responds to crisis assessments in person and by phone.