Lake County, IL Waukegan, Illinois, United States
Jun 12, 2018Full Time
Location: 3010 Grand Avenue, Waukegan, IL / 423 E Washington, Round Lake Park, IL Hours: Varied/Flexible (*Full-time desired, part-time available) Summary: Provides direct clinical care of clients, including ordering of lab tests, counseling of patients, developing treatment plans and prescribing medication within the scope of their education and certification of the collaborative agreement with their collaborating physician as assigned at one or more clinical facilities in the Lake County Health Department and Community Health Center. Child and adolescent experience strongly preferred. *This position will be required to travel regularly between clinic sites throughout Lake County. A valid driver’s license is required. Essential Functions: Elicits and screens medical histories, performs physical examinations. Requests, interprets and performs laboratory examinations. Assesses, identifies and evaluates health problems, including behavioral health problems. Prescribes medications as per practice guidelines. Refers health problems for appropriate follow-up. Refers clients to appropriate community and health resources. Consults with staff physicians and staff APN’s. Conducts individual and/or group educational sessions. Documents client service in record per policy. Assists in preparation of informational materials for dissemination to clients; professionals; and other agencies. Participates in orientation of new staff and students. Provides clinical consultation to other staff members and supervision of staff and students as assigned. Collaborative agreement with appropriate physician. May assist in orientation and training of new staff. Develops and maintains a basic knowledge of services available at the Lake County Health Department and Community Health Center (LCHD/CHC). Develops and maintains a basic awareness of the Chronic Care Model Processes in order to reduce health disparities within our communities. Assist patients in developing self management goals. 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.