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.

 

77 job(s) at Lake County Government

Lake County, IL Waukegan, Illinois, United States
Sep 30, 2018
Full Time
Corrections Officer Lateral Transfer – Lake County Sheriff's Office IF YOU ARE CURRENTLY A CERTIFIED CORRECTIONS OFFICER and looking for growth opportunities to enhance your career, the Lake County Sheriff’s Office is currently accepting applications for the position of Corrections Officer. Salary : $25.57/hr (as determined by Teamsters Local 700) The general function of the position within the organization is to perform complex work related to community protection, public safety, and victim’s rights through the custodial supervision of sentenced individuals and pre-trial detainees utilizing direct supervision and innovative community-based management principles. The position is under moderate supervision. Duties include, but are not limited to, maintaining a safe environment for corrections staff and inmates. We strive to recruit the most qualified professionals. We employ the most current and highly regarded training, which reinforces preparation, adaptability, professionalism, ethics, dignity, respect and overall proficiency. Required Skills YOU MUST BE CURRENTLY WORKING AS A FULL-TIME CORRECTIONS OFFICER. Available to work all shifts, including holidays and weekends. Currently employed as a Corrections Officer; and, Good standing in their department as of the date of certification by any State; and, Two years of full-time, continuous experience with the same Corrections Facility where currently employed, the definition of which includes, but is not limited to, authority to make arrest and carry firearms; and, Successfully completed Illinois Basic Corrections Officer Training which can be completed within 6 months of your hire date. Additional forms and documents will be emailed to all applicants that meet the minimum requirements after you have completed the on-line application. Required Experience Only on-line applications will be accepted. There is no fee. In addition, when requested, you will be required to fill out a personal history statement and provide a copy of your birth certificate or naturalization, a copy of your high school diploma or GED, and a copy of your law enforcement certificate. If you have any questions, please email the Sheriff’s Office at wkinville@lakecountyil.gov. Lake County Government offers a competitive salary and benefit package, and is committed to being an employer of choice. ANY OFFER OF EMPLOYMENT IS CONDITIONED ON THE SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION OF A PRE-EMPLOYMENT MEDICAL EXAM, WHICH INCLUDES A DRUG AND ALCOHOL SCREEN AND A BACKGROUND SCREENING. Lake County is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Lake County, IL Waukegan, Illinois, United States
Jan 17, 2019
Full Time
Do you want a career where you can truly make a difference? The Lake County Health Department and Community Health Center is one of the largest human service providers in Lake County. We live our mission each day, promoting the health and well-being of all who live, work, and play in Lake County. If you are passionate about giving back and ready to be a part of an innovative team, we are looking for you! About the Role: We are seeking a strong Revenue Cycle Analyst that has extensive knowledge of the revenue cycle from intake to the Central Billing Office to join our growing Finance Team. In this position you will research and conduct analyses related to medical billing and reimbursement; maintain current knowledge in the areas of third-party billing, reimbursement schedules and methodologies, coding, payer contracts, billing and payment rules and regulations. In order to be successful in this role, you must possess a high level of analytical ability, excellent critical thinking skills and strong at problem-solving independently. Location:3010 Grand Avenue, Waukegan, IL 60085 Hours: Monday through Friday: 8:00am - 5:00pm Skills and Experience The Analyst will serve as a resource for teams working on major, complex performance improvement efforts that affect multiple facility and clinical practice revenue cycle protocols throughout the agency. The position will review, analyze, develop and recommend changes to assist with all aspects of the revenue cycle. Assists in recommending comprehensive, informed business decisions through data analysis and coordination with Executive leadership and Program Managers/Leaders. Analyzes and reviews data generated by numerous systems to validate data accuracy, performance management and for revenue cycle trends. Analyze data for specific trends by insurance payer, accounts receivable aging, payer rejections, and write offs. Examines historical revenue cycle transactions and make accurate and reliable recommendations for management, example compile all data needed for the purpose of calculating insurance company settlements. Notify the appropriate staff to correct data integrity issues that are discovered through data analysis efforts. Ability to translate revenue trends and analysis to Program Operational managers as needed. Provides direction, technical assistance, and coordination as needed to assist in resolving payment issues with the MCO’s. Clear and concise communication skills in to order to facilitate payer calls to resolve payment issues. Analyzes a variety of statistical and management dashboard data regarding service utilization trends and program productivity. Provides trend analysis information to Finance/Business Manager or Directors of Finance and Healthcare Operations to aid in making financial, operational and/or training recommendations. Creates and maintains procedural manuals and directions as needed for routine analysis that are performed Provide input for training operations based on data analysis and investigation. Perform research and analysis related to billing and reimbursement; maintain current knowledge in the areas of third-party billing, reimbursement schedules and methodologies, coding, payer contracts, billing and payment rules and regulations. Develop and deliver organized, concise yet thorough, communications to management, regarding proposed changes, deficiencies, developments, and opportunities affecting the Agency and the Central Billing Office. Responsible for interfacing with the Health Informatics, Finance/Business Offices, and Program Coordinators/Leaders and providing data analysis as requested. Education, Qualifications, and Certification: Requires a Bachelor’s degree in Business, Finance or related field with three years of progressively responsible medical billing operation OR associate degree with a medical billing certification or RHIT with six years of progressively responsible experience in a medical billing operation. A minimum of three years of progressively responsible experience in a healthcare finance/business office with medical billing practices is required. Knowledge or specialization in Medical or Behavioral Health Services is preferred along with government payers. Experience and documented ability in the areas of financial analysis using information from an Electronic Practice Management Systems and Electronic Health Records system. Advanced Proficiency in Excel, MS Word, PowerPoint is required. Experience with Crystal Reports and Tableau is preferred. Familiarity with mapping, analyzing, and summarizing large volumes of information downloaded in PC based flat files is required. Experience and understanding of medical coding such as CPT and HCPC’s codes is required. About the Perks: Lake County offers a competitive salary and benefit package with performance-based incentive plans. We also offer flexible working hours, and a comprehensive wellness and training program. Visit the Health Department page to get additional information on why you should work for us. If you would like to learn more about our community impact and to see some of our employees in action, please review this short video . Any offer of employment is conditioned on the successful completion of a background screening, drug and alcohol testing and may include a pre-employment medical exam. The Lake County Health Department and Community Health Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Lake County, IL Waukegan, Illinois, United States
Jan 17, 2019
Full Time
Do you want a career where you can truly make a difference? The Lake County Health Department and Community Health Center is one of the largest human service providers in Lake County. We live our mission each day, promoting the health and well-being of all who live, work, and play in Lake County. If you are passionate about giving back and ready to be a part of an innovative team, we are looking for you! About the Role: We’re looking for an organized and driven Accountant to join our growing team. In this role you would be responsible for performing complex work related to accounting duties in addition to monitoring adherence to grant budgets under moderate supervision. You will also be responsible for performing various fiscal functions including accounts receivable, procurement, projects and grants analysis, and reconciliation to general ledger transactions. Location: 3010 Grand Avenue, Waukegan, IL 60085 Skills and Experience Assist in the interpretation and analysis of financial data and prepare various agency financial grant reports. Assist and monitor finance and agency staff for adherence to agency financial policies and grant regulations. Assist with internal and external audits. Prepare journal entries as required. Prepare miscellaneous transactions as needed. Reconcile grant transactions to general ledger transactions regularly. Assist with the preparation and monitoring of the grant budgets. Use the NextGen patient management system, the Oracle ERP system, crystal reports, and personal computer spreadsheets to create reports as needed. Perform periodic reviews for compliance to grant 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. Participate in all applicable system testing as required. Education, Qualifications, and Certification: The position requires an Associate Degree in accounting. Requires two-year’s minimum experience in an accounting or finance department reconciling and analyzing general ledger accounts and preparing financial reports is preferable. Experience with state and federal grant reporting preferred. Experience with a diverse healthcare organization or non-profit organization preparing grant expenditure reporting is preferred. Experience performing auditing procedures for internal control procedures is preferred. Experience using Oracle Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and NextGen electronic payment management system or other comparable system is also 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. If you would like to learn more about our community impact and to see some of our employees in action, please review this short video . Any offer of employment is conditioned on the successful completion of a background screening, drug and alcohol testing and may include a pre-employment medical exam. The Lake County Health Department and Community Health Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Lake County, IL Waukegan, Illinois, United States
Jan 15, 2019
Full Time
Do you want a career where you can truly make a difference? The Lake County Health Department and Community Health Center is one of the largest human service providers in Lake County. We live our mission each day, promoting the health and well-being of all who live, work, and play in Lake County. If you are passionate about giving back and ready to be a part of an innovative team, we are looking for you! About the Role: Under general supervision, performs and offers direct individual and community services, client advocacy, and provides both general and specific health/developmental intervention connections in the community, clinic and home settings. Work assignments are in-depth and specialized with specific areas of responsibility and independence of action. Location: 3010 Grand Avenue, Waukegan IL Hours: Monday - Friday (9:00am - 4:30pm) Skills and Experience Provide an intake for new referrals including an effective description of the Illinois Early Intervention System to families including, but not limited to, family rights, procedural safeguards, availability of all Early Intervention services and all aspects of the Early Intervention system within program timelines. Facilitate assembly of appropriate multidisciplinary teams, providing for a family choice of providers, for the purposes of eligibility determination, Individual Family Service Plan (IFSP) development, IFSP reviews and Exit meetings utilizing the guidelines of the Early Intervention System. Request and obtain pertinent medical records, evaluation/assessment reports and other information relevant to the Early Intervention System for all clients including acquisition of appropriate prescriptions, releases of information and family signatures on program forms. Maintain organized client records to at least 80% proficiency, utilizing local office and state Early Intervention format Conduct developmental screenings at intakes for all children at or above three months old and collaborate with Social/Emotional Specialist for each result. Essential Functions Provide direct services to clients in community, clinic and home settings according to need and established program protocols/procedures. Implement activities for clients. Assess learning needs of specific clients and adjust direct services to meet those needs. Engage client in program services according to established protocols and procedures. Assist in marketing services and recruiting clients into services. Develop and maintain positive contacts with allied community service providers. Provide follow-up and referral to appropriate allied community services. Maintain appropriate documentation of direct services in accordance with established program procedures. Maintain accountability for work through timely submission of quantitative and qualitative data direct services. Education, Qualifications, and Certification: Bachelors degree, preferably in a related field (health education, social work, psychology, sociology, early child development, communications, etc.) Case management experience 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 the department you will be working for, please visit the Child & Family Connections information page. If you would like to learn more about our community impact and to see some of our employees in action, please review this short video . Any offer of employment is conditioned on the successful completion of a background screening, drug and alcohol testing and may include a pre-employment medical exam. The Lake County Health Department and Community Health Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Lake County, IL Libertyville, Illinois, United States
Jan 15, 2019
Intern
Comprised of nearly 3,000 employees, the goal of Lake County Government is to positively serve our residents 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 strong background in wetland sciences and plant identification? If so, this position could very well be for you: Position: Summer 2019 Wetland Internship Location: Libertyville, Illinois Salary: $13.50/hour Job Summary: Evaluate the effectiveness of isolated wetlands preservation through fieldwork Becoming a Wetland Intern with the Lake County Stormwater Management Commission (SMC) would allow you to be involved with collecting data to determine the efficacy of isolated wetland preservation. Your days will consist of identifying and collecting wetland plants and recording hydrology and soils data in approximately 100 preserved isolated wetlands in the field and evaluating and reporting on your findings. To be successful in the role, you should be a graduate or current student in a 2- or 4-year college degree program with an emphasis in wetland science or a related field. Experience with the ArcGIS geographic information systems (GIS) software is also desirable. Applicants must have their own transportation for traveling to and from field sites and the SMC office. The wetland intern will work approximately 40 hours per week for up to 15 weeks, beginning in approximately mid-May 2019. Please be sure to include a cover letter and resume highlighting your related work or classroom experience. You will have the opportunity to impact and make a difference within Lake County. Being able to build working relationships with employees, wetland and soil scientists, planners, and regulatory staff is sure to keep you interested and continuously learning. 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 Lake County Stormwater Management Commission 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 at a County-approved medical facility, at no cost to the applicant. Lake County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Lake County, IL Waukegan, Illinois, United States
Jan 15, 2019
Full Time
The role will assist with managing a team of IT staff and vendors to support the County’s internal user community with technology related service requests and incidents. The manager will report into the Service Delivery organization, which resides within Enterprise Technology, with the goal of providing an exceptional customer experience.
Lake County, IL Libertyville, Illinois, United States
Jan 12, 2019
Part Time
Do you want a career where you can truly make a difference? The Lake County Health Department and Community Health Center is one of the largest human service providers in Lake County. We live our mission each day, promoting the health and well-being of all who live, work, and play in Lake County. If you are passionate about giving back and ready to be a part of an innovative team, we are looking for you! About the Role: Under the direct supervision of the Practice Manager at Libertyville, dietitian provides medical nutrition therapy, nutrition counseling, community outreach and education, appropriate referral, and follow up for adult patients with co-occurring mental health diagnoses based on identified high-risk condition and individual needs. Frequently works with individuals newly diagnosed or managing diabetes. Work involves direct patient contact in a clinic setting and is performed in accordance with state and local agency policies and procedures. Location: 18698 Peterson Road, Libertyville IL Hours: Two days a week 8:30am - 4:30pm Skills and Experience Assesses and evaluates nutritional needs of patients as referred by the Primary Care Medical Provider, Psychiatric Provider or other Provider. Provides medical nutrition therapy using motivational interviewing, including development of an individual care plan and nutrition counseling for patients and families based on assessed nutritional risk factors and individual need. Identifies patients at nutritional risk and communicates information with staff and providers. Demonstrates knowledge of sound nutritional practices for normal nutrition, as well as appropriate medical nutrition therapy for individuals with a diagnosed medical condition. Refers patients and families as appropriate to other health and social services agencies. Documents clinical information including nutrition care plans (progress in improving health and documentation of outcomes) in patients’ electronic health record according to agency and state standards. Participates in integrated team huddles and provides consultation services to staff as needed to assist with ongoing plans of care for nutrition management of medical conditions. Develops and presents nutrition education/in-service training and outreach activities for patients, clinic staff and the community. Participates in gathering and tracking programmatic/outcome data and completes required forms, reports and databases in a timely manner. Education, Qualifications, and Certification: Requires a Bachelor’s Degree in Nutrition related field. One-year experience in clinical/community nutrition desired. Requires current Illinois licensure as a Licensed Dietitian. Requires current Registered Dietitian (RD) or Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN) certification by the Commission on Dietetic Registration of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Ability to work on evenings, weekends, holidays and overtime if necessary. Position is part of the PBHCI SAMHSA Grant About the Perks: Lake County offers a competitive salary and benefit package with performance-based incentive plans. We also offer flexible working hours, and a comprehensive wellness and training program. Visit the Health Department page to get additional information on why you should work for us. If you would like to learn more about our community impact and to see some of our employees in action, please review this short video . Any offer of employment is conditioned on the successful completion of a background screening, drug and alcohol testing and may include a pre-employment medical exam. The Lake County Health Department and Community Health Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Lake County, IL Waukegan, Illinois, United States
Jan 11, 2019
Full Time
Do you want a career where you can truly make a difference? The Lake County Health Department and Community Health Center is one of the largest human service providers in Lake County. We live our mission each day, promoting the health and well-being of all who live, work, and play in Lake County. If you are passionate about giving back and ready to be a part of an innovative team, we are looking for you! About the Role: We are looking for a professional Psychiatric Advanced Practice Nurse who can deliver primary medical care to a wide variety of patients. As an Advanced Practice Nurse you will be responsible for caring for patients, maintaining accurate and current patient records and scheduling and administering follow-up appointments to patients as required. In this role you will work as a team with our health care staff, medical assistants, nurses and physicians and will assist in delivering premium care to each and every patient. Location: 2400 Belvidere Road, Waukegan, IL Hours: Varied Skills and Experience: Elicits and screens medical histories, performs physical examinations. Requests, interprets and performs laboratory examinations. Assesses, identifies and evaluates health problems, including behavioral health problems. Prescribes medications as per practice guidelines. Refers health problems for appropriate follow-up. Refers clients to appropriate community and health resources. Consults with staff physicians and other APN’s. Conducts individual and/or group educational sessions. Documents client service in record per policy. Assists in preparation of informational materials for dissemination to clients; professionals; and other agencies. Participates in orientation of new staff and students. Provides clinical consultation to other staff members and supervision of staff and students as assigned. Collaborative agreement with appropriate physician. May assist in orientation and training of new staff. Develops and maintains a basic knowledge of services available at the Lake County Health Department and Community Health Center (LCHD/CHC). Develops and maintains a basic awareness of the Chronic Care Model Processes in order to reduce health disparities within our communities. Assist patients in developing self management goals. Education, Qualifications, and Certification: Master’s Degree in Nursing and postmaster certification as an APN (Ph.D). ANA certification, plus appropriate certification by a recognized National APN specialty certifying body as required by state law: ANCE NCCC NAPNAP AMCB ACC ANCC Current Illinois licensure as a Registered Nurse with a Psychiatric Advanced Practice License. Controlled Substance Licensure. Ability to work on weekends, holidays and overtime if necessary. About the Perks: Lake County offers a competitive salary and benefit package with performance-based incentive plans. We also offer flexible working hours, and a comprehensive wellness and training program. Visit the Health Department page to get additional information on why you should work for us. To learn more about our community impact and to see some of our employees please review this short video . Any offer of employment is conditioned on the successful completion of a background screening, drug and alcohol testing and may include a pre-employment medical exam. The Lake County Health Department and Community Health Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Lake County, IL Libertyville, Illinois, United States
Jan 09, 2019
Full Time
Are you looking for a challenging role within an organization that provides rewarding compensation and an excellent benefit package? If so, Lake County Government is the place for you. Comprised of nearly 3,000 employees, it is our goal to positively serve the residents of Lake County while working with a purpose. We believe our employees should take pride in the work they accomplish while truly respecting a collaborative work environment. Do you have a background in Civil Engineering, Staff Supervision, and Project Management? If so, this position could very well be for you: Position: Supervisor Engineer Location: Libertyville, IL Salary: $98,525.45 - $113,561.30 Job Summary: The Public Works department is seeking a qualified candidate to fill a full-time Supervising Engineer position. This position is responsible for supervising the Engineering Division of the Public Works Department in the management of capital projects, review of development plans, insurance of permits, and various administrative duties. Becoming a Supervising Engineer in the Public Works Department would allow you to be part of a dynamic team of individuals collectively responsible for planning and implementing an annual capital improvement program, assisting in development and management of the department capital and operating budgets, representing the department in developing and negotiating water and sewer contracts. Your day will consist of performing various tasks including directing engineers and technicians in their daily duties, coordinating and supervising capital improvement projects for sewer and water facilities to maintain system viability and providing staff with program status through scheduled project management meetings. 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. To be successful in this role you must have a bachelor’s degree in Engineering, at least eight years of professional engineering experience and possession of a certificate as a Registered Professional Engineer in Illinois, as well as a high level of comfort utilizing technology, including phones, computer systems, and software applications. Lake County offers a competitive salary and benefit package with performance-based incentive plans. We also offer flexible working hours, and a comprehensive wellness and training program. Visit our Prospective Employee page to get additional information on why you should work for Lake County! To learn more about the department you will be working for, visit Public Works . To learn more about other services Lake County provides and to see some of our employees in action, visit our website to view videos . If you need assistance writing your resume, we have some tools to help you at our Human Resources website . Any offer of employment is conditioned on the successful completion of a background screening, drug and alcohol testing and may include a pre-employment medical exam. Lake County is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Lake County, IL Waukegan, Illinois, United States
Jan 08, 2019
Full Time
Do you want a career where you can truly make a difference? The Lake County Health Department and Community Health Center is one of the largest human service providers in Lake County. We live our mission each day, promoting the health and well-being of all who live, work, and play in Lake County. If you are passionate about giving back and ready to be a part of an innovative team, we are looking for you! About the Role: Under direct supervision performs work of moderate difficulty in a variety of duties relating to patient representation. Work may involve direct patient contact and is performed in accordance with prescribed methods, techniques and procedures. Performs associated clerical support to include telephone contact, inventory control and record keeping. Location: 1911 27th Street, Zion IL Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, & Friday (8:30am - 4:30pm) Wednesday (11:30am - 7:30pm) Saturday (8:00am - 12:00pm) *Required to work second Saturday per month* Skills and Experience Schedules appointments for clients and provides reminder calls for Provider appointments. Handle telephone inquiries, making appropriate referrals to specific Lake County Health Department and Community Health Center (LCHD/CHC) programs or other agencies as appropriate. Translates for Spanish-speaking clients (in clinic, home or jail). Types correspondence, memoranda, forms and statistical reports. Documents any missed appointments in the medical record and telephones or sends letters to assist patients to reschedule appointments. Translates written educational materials and other documents from English to Spanish. Maintains office and educational materials inventory. Assists in making appointments of clients when referred out of the LCHD/CHC. Assists provider and clinic staff with translation when requested. Serves as a receptionist when directed. Education, Qualifications, and Certification: Requires a High School Diploma or GED About the Perks: Lake County offers a competitive salary and benefit package with performance-based incentive plans. We also offer flexible working hours, and a comprehensive wellness and training program. Visit the Health Department page to get additional information on why you should work for us. If you would like to learn more about our community impact and to see some of our employees in action, please review this short video . Any offer of employment is conditioned on the successful completion of a background screening, drug and alcohol testing and may include a pre-employment medical exam. The Lake County Health Department and Community Health Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Lake County, IL Waukegan, Illinois, United States
Jan 08, 2019
Full Time
Do you want a career where you can truly make a difference? The Lake County Health Department and Community Health Center is one of the largest human service providers in Lake County. We live our mission each day, promoting the health and well-being of all who live, work, and play in Lake County. If you are passionate about giving back and ready to be a part of an innovative team, we are looking for you! About the Role: Our Substance Abuse Program is looking for a Program Coordinator to join our team. The Program Coordinator will be responsible for the planning, organizing, delivery and evaluation of clinical services within the Substance Abuse Program. Location: 3004 Grand Avenue, Waukegan, IL 60085 Hours: Monday through Friday: 8:30am - 5:00pm Skills and Experience Provides clinical and administrative supervision and development of SAP program staff, including completion of evaluations. Ensures adequate staff coverage for SAP site. Monitors the programs adherence to budgetary guidelines. Assures ongoing compliance with Lake County Health Department and Community Health Center, Joint Commission Accreditation for both Behavioral Health and Methadone, federal and state standards and regulations. Monitors and insures physical plant maintenance and safety compliance at SAP site. Will work collaboratively with the program’s medical provider and all other LCHD programs. Obtains monthly service statistics and provides other statistical information. Promotes and facilitates the professional development of program staff by means of in-service training sessions. Interviews job applicants for staff positions and makes recommendations for hiring to Associate Director/Director. Provides direction on the scope, types, and evaluation of clinical and administrative programming that is offered utilizing published best practices and empirically proven clinical methodologies in delivery of client care. Demonstrates leadership abilities in conducting administrative and clinical meetings and ensures effective communication among all staff regarding administrative and clinical issues. Education, Qualifications, and Certification: Master's Degree in psychology, social work, nursing or related field, with four years' experience in the chemical dependency/behavioral health field, which includes two years of supervisory experience. Licensing or Certification required-licensed by the State of Illinois as a Physician, Psychologist, Licensed Clinical Social Worker (L.C.S.W.), Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (L.C.P.C.), Registered Nurse or be a Certified Alcohol Drug Counselor (CADC). About the Perks: Lake County offers a competitive salary and benefit package with performance-based incentive plans. We also offer flexible working hours, and a comprehensive wellness and training program. Visit the Health Department page to get additional information on why you should work for us. To learn more about the department you will be working for, please visit the Substance Abuse Program information page. If you would like to learn more about our community impact and to see some of our employees in action, please review this short video . Any offer of employment is conditioned on the successful completion of a background screening, drug and alcohol testing and may include a pre-employment medical exam. The Lake County Health Department and Community Health Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Lake County, IL Waukegan, Illinois, United States
Oct 18, 2018
Temporary
The Lake County Health Department is seeking qualified individuals to provide community-based mental health crisis assessment of adults (Mobile Crisis Response). Excellent opportunity to use clinical skills, earn extra income, and work only when your schedule allows. Qualified individuals must be licensed in Illinois as an LCPC or LCSW and have experience with direct care with adults with mental illness. The mobile crisis counselor will commit to being available at least 2 8-hour periods each week, ideally evenings and/or overnights on weekdays, and anytime on weekends. When contacted by the Crisis Care Program, the counselor will travel to locations in Lake County IL and conduct a crisis assessment, and coordinate linkage and referral services for the person in crisis. The counselor is expected to complete the crisis assessment, even if it takes them beyond the 8-hour period. The mobile crisis counselor will be expected to complete all appropriate written documentation for the crisis assessment, including consent forms and associated documents, and submit documentation to program coordinator within 24 hours of conclusion of assessment. The counselor will be paid for services provided at the rate of one-hundred and twenty-five dollars ($125.00) per crisis assessment. Most assessments take about 2 hours, but could be longer or shorter. Contractor will be paid at the rate of twenty dollars ($20.00) per hour for participating in training required by LCHD/CHC, and for phone and in-person consults. The person must agree to receive training in the use of the IM+CANS assessment tool, pass the certification test, and maintain annual certification. The person must also receive training in the use of the Lake County Health Department electronic health record (NextGen). Training time is reimbursed. The counselor is expected to attend all required trainings. This is a contract position , and individuals will not be an employee of LCHD/CHC, but will be retained on an independent contractor basis, and are not entitled, nor will be entitled to any LCHD/CHC benefits, liability insurance coverage, or workmen’s compensation coverage. The counselor must maintain Malpractice insurance and Automobile Liability insurance. All insurance coverage is at the Contractor’s expense. Please visit the Crisis Care Program , to learn more about the program and visit our website to learn more about the Health Department .
Lake County, IL Round Lake Park, United States, Round Lake Park, United States
Oct 17, 2018
Full Time
Do you want a career where you can truly make a difference? The Lake County Health Department and Community Health Center is one of the largest human service providers in Lake County. We live our mission each day, promoting the health and well-being of all who live, work, and play in Lake County. If you are passionate about giving back and ready to be a part of an innovative team, we are looking for you! About the Role: You will provide individual, family, and group therapy; mental health evaluation; treatment planning; case management and case consultation services to youth clients and their families. You will also assist clients in developing and accomplishing treatment goals in individual, family and group settings. Responsibilities: Provides services in office and community settings. Works as part of a comprehensive treatment team. Provides consultation and education to community groups. Competently works with clients with coexisting disorders including substance abuse. Meets minimum productivity expectations and documentation standards using electronic medical records. Responsible for providing screening, assessment, and support services/crisis response to clients who are at risk of psychiatric hospitalization or who are being discharged from psychiatric hospitals. Provides after hours on call services to respond to youth at the site of crisis. Education, Qualifications, and Certification: Master's degree in psychology, social work or related field and five years of experience is required. Child and Adolescent experience is required. If a recovering person, must have two years of demonstrated sobriety. Licensed by the State of Illinois as a Licensed Social Worker (L.S.W.), Licensed Clinical Social Worker (L.C.S.W.), Licensed Professional Counselor (L.P.C.) Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (L.C.P.C.) is required . About the Perks: Lake County offers a competitive salary and benefit package with performance-based incentive plans. We also offer flexible working hours, and a comprehensive wellness and training program. Visit the Health Department page to get additional information on why you should work for us. To learn more about the department you will be working for, please visit the CABS information page . To learn more about our community impact and to see some of our employees please review this short video . Any offer of employment is conditioned on the successful completion of a background screening, drug and alcohol testing and may include a pre-employment medical exam. The Lake County Health Department and Community Health Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Lake County, IL Waukegan, Illinois, United States
Sep 30, 2018
Full Time
Job Summary The Business Analyst helps the Enterprise Technology Department and its partners to transform ideas for improvement into business value through research, analysis, and projects. The analyst will help implement and continuously improve consulting and project management processes, standards, and templates for Enterprise Technology, and provide expertise on these things to its partners. The analyst is a generalist with knowledge of business principles, information technology, and analytical techniques. Responsibilities With ideas for improvement… Create an idea/issue statement Analyze current state and business requirements, and frame a challenge Co-create and analyze solution alternatives Create a business case for a solution (desired future state) Help coordinate projects, including… Defining requirements and scope Working with stakeholders, including Organization Change Management Providing administrative support Planning and estimating Managing schedules, budgets, quality, risks, issues Creating deliverables Creating documentation and managing knowledge transfer Conducting reviews and lessons-learned Helping to setup service and support Tracking status and performance against scope, schedule, and cost baselines as well as resource and time utilization Measuring and reporting on Key Performance Indicators Across projects… Help prioritize projects using an established framework Track reference information from which to determine best practices, contributors to success, candidates to lead future projects Help ensure standardization/consistency in practices (use of best practices and templates) Help ensure effective communication Help manage interfaces, dependencies, releases between projects Help create processes, standards, or templates for consulting, business analysis, and project management Conduct research and analysis as needed to support Enterprise Technology goals and functions Prepare and deliver written and oral reports and presentations Help prepare grant applications and coordinate grant compliance Assist with budget preparation and other administrative functions
Lake County, IL Waukegan, Illinois, United States
Sep 30, 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, United States
Sep 30, 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 Vernon Hills, Illinois, United States
Sep 30, 2018
Temporary
Do you want a career where you can truly make a difference? The Lake County Health Department and Community Health Center is one of the largest human service providers in Lake County. We live our mission each day, promoting the health and well-being of all who live, work, and play in Lake County. If you are passionate about giving back and ready to be a part of an innovative team, we are looking for you! About the Role: As a Flex Counselor at Women's Residential Services you will be responsible for Responsible for evaluating, assessing and admitting clients. You will also prepare treatment plans and assessments for our clients; as well as provide individual, group, and family counseling on an as need basis. This position does not have permanent set hours and is as needed. Responsibilities: Provides education and direction to clients, family members and/or significant others. Provides direct services to clients including individual and group treatment. Takes responsibility for training in and documenting clinical chart requirements to meet program and state standards. Responds to inquiries, gives appropriate information and referrals, and documents, if necessary.. Conducts crisis intervention/evaluation/referral to persons in the community or who present themselves at the program. Secures hospitalization, if necessary. Performs initial evaluations and assessments of potential clients regarding their appropriateness for participation in the program. Participates in collection of client fees including completing forms for third-part coverage. Serves food to clients in residential programs. Participates in staff meetings, in-service trainings, and seminars to facilitate professional growth and maintain licensure if required. Maintains an awareness of and professional involvement/collaboration with community resources. Assists in facilitating transportation of clients. Education, Qualifications, and Certification: With a high school diploma or G.E.D. certificate, requires 3 years experience and specialized training in mental health or chemical dependency, or Associate’s degree with an emphasis in behavioral sciences or related field, no experience is required. If a recovering person, you must have two years of demonstrated sobriety. About the Perks: The Health Department offers a competitive salary and benefit package with performance-based incentive plans. We also offer flexible working hours, and a comprehensive wellness and training program. Visit the Health Department page to get additional information on why you should work for us. To learn more about the department you will be working for, visit Women's Residential Services . To learn more about our community impact and to see some of our employees in action, please take a look at this short video . Any offer of employment is conditioned on the successful completion of a background screening, drug and alcohol testing and may include a pre-employment medical exam. The Lake County Health Department and Community Health Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Lake County, IL Waukegan, Illinois, United States
Sep 30, 2018
Temporary
Do you want a career where you can truly make a difference? The Lake County Health Department and Community Health Center is one of the largest human service providers in Lake County. We live our mission each day, promoting the health and well-being of all who live, work, and play in Lake County. If you are passionate about giving back and ready to be a part of an innovative team, we are looking for you! About the Role: As a Flex Counselor 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 Waukegan, Illinois, United States
Sep 30, 2018
Full Time
Are you looking for a challenging role within an organization that provides flexible hours, rewarding compensation and an excellent benefit package? If so, Lake County Government is the place for you. Comprised of nearly 3,000 employees, it is our goal to positively serve the residents of Lake County while working with a purpose. We believe our employees should take pride in the work they accomplish while truly respecting a collaborative work environment. Do you have a background in HVAC, plumbing and electrical maintenance? If so, this position could very well be for you. Position: Engineer I Location: Waukegan, IL & Libertyville, IL Salary: $48,320 - $71,375 Job Summary: Responsible for troubleshooting, diagnostics, repair and maintenance of pumps, motors and other physical plant equipment, including plumbing, electric and HVAC. Will need to maintain equipment record logs, daily turnover reports, and completing electronic work orders. Becoming an Engineer I would allow you to be involved with the maintaining of buildings and equipment within local government, ranging from Administration Offices and Courtrooms to Detention Facilities to Coroner's Offices. Your day will consist of maintaining HVAC, refrigeration, and fire suppression equipment. You will have endless opportunities to impact and make a difference within Lake County. Being able to build working relationships with employees, 30 countywide departments and the public, is sure to keep you interested and continuously learning. In order to be successful in this role you should have a Stationary Engineers License and valid State License along with, two years of experience. Individuals should have a working knowledge of boilers, chillers, fire pumps, air handlers, and building automation systems; possess the ability to effectively problem solve and have the ability to work both individually and in a team atmosphere. Lake County offers a competitive salary and benefit package with performance-based incentive plans. We also offer flexible working hours, and a comprehensive wellness and training program. Visit our Prospective Employee page to get additional information on why you should work for Lake County! To learn more about the department you will be working for, visit Finance and Administrative Services . To learn more about other services Lake County provides and to see some of our employees in action visit our website to view videos . If you need assistance writing your resume we have some tools to help you at our Human Resources website . Any offer of employment is conditioned on the successful completion of a background screening, drug and alcohol testing and may include a pre-employment medical exam. Lake County is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Lake County, IL Waukegan, Illinois, United States
Sep 30, 2018
Full Time
Do you want a career where you can truly make a difference? The Lake County Health Department and Community Health Center is one of the largest human service providers in Lake County. We live our mission each day, promoting the health and well-being of all who live, work, and play in Lake County. If you are passionate about giving back and ready to be a part of an innovative team, we are looking for you! About the Role: We are looking for a professional Psychiatric Advanced Practice Nurse who can deliver primary medical care to a wide variety of patients. As an Advanced Practice Nurse you will be responsible for caring for patients, maintaining accurate and current patient records and scheduling and administering follow-up appointments to patients as required. In this role you will work as a team with our health care staff, medical assistants, nurses and physicians and will assist in delivering premium care to each and every patient. Child and adolescent experience strongly preferred. Location: 3010 Grand Avenue, Waukegan, IL / 423 E Washington, Round Lake Park, IL Hours: Varied/Flexible (*Full-time desired, part-time available) *This position will be required to travel regularly between clinic sites throughout Lake County. A valid driver’s license is required. Skills and Experience: Elicits and screens medical histories, performs physical examinations. Requests, interprets and performs laboratory examinations. Assesses, identifies and evaluates health problems, including behavioral health problems. Prescribes medications as per practice guidelines. Refers health problems for appropriate follow-up. Refers clients to appropriate community and health resources. Consults with staff physicians and other APN’s. Conducts individual and/or group educational sessions. Documents client service in record per policy. Assists in preparation of informational materials for dissemination to clients; professionals; and other agencies. Participates in orientation of new staff and students. Provides clinical consultation to other staff members and supervision of staff and students as assigned. Collaborative agreement with appropriate physician. May assist in orientation and training of new staff. Develops and maintains a basic knowledge of services available at the Lake County Health Department and Community Health Center (LCHD/CHC). Develops and maintains a basic awareness of the Chronic Care Model Processes in order to reduce health disparities within our communities. Assist patients in developing self management goals. Education, Qualifications, and Certification: Master’s Degree in Nursing and postmaster certification as a Psychiatric APN. ANA certification, plus appropriate certification by a recognized National APN specialty certifying body as required by state law: ANCE NCCC NAPNAP AMCB ACC ANCC Current Illinois licensure as a Registered Nurse with a Psychiatric Advanced Practice License. Controlled Substance Licensure. Ability to work on weekends, holidays and overtime if necessary. About the Perks: Lake County offers a competitive salary and benefit package with performance-based incentive plans. We also offer flexible working hours, and a comprehensive wellness and training program. Visit the Health Department page to get additional information on why you should work for us. To learn more about the department you will be working for, visit the Children & Adolescent Behavioral Services program information page. To learn more about our community impact and to see some of our employees please review this short video . Any offer of employment is conditioned on the successful completion of a background screening, drug and alcohol testing and may include a pre-employment medical exam. The Lake County Health Department and Community Health Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer.