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.

 

83 job(s) at Lake County Government

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. Location: 3010 Grand Ave, Waukegan, IL 60085 Hours: Varied Skills and Experience: Elicits and screens medical histories, performs physical examinations. Requests, interprets and performs laboratory examinations. Assesses, ide ntifies 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
Mar 21, 2019
Temporary
Are you looking for a challenging role within an organization that provides flexible hours and rewarding compensation? 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 code enforcement? If so, this position could very well be for you: Position: Temporary Enforcement Inspector Location: Lake County, IL Salary: $20 - $22 / hour Job Summary: Responsible for securing compliance with Building, Nuisance, and related ordinances by completing inspections and working with residents and contractors. Your typical day will consist of performing field inspections and documenting site conditions, minor office detail, and working with residents and contractors on resolution of violations. You will have endless opportunities to impact and make a difference within Lake County. Being able to build working relationships with employees, 30 countywide departments and the public, is sure to keep you interested and continuously learning. In order to be successful in this role you should have a high school diploma and have a general knowledge of the standards, practices, tools and terminology in trades such as carpentry, plumbing, electrical, and code compliance. Environmental or drainage experience is desired but not required. Individuals should also have a working knowledge of technology as they will be assigned an iPad to perform all of their work – training will be provided. The will also need to possess the ability to effectively communicate and problem solve with residents, and have the ability to work both individually and in a team atmosphere. To learn more about the department you will be working for, visit Planning, Building & Development . To learn more about other services Lake County provides and to see some of our employees in action visit our website to view videos . If you need assistance writing your resume we have some tools to help you at our Human Resources website . Any offer of employment is conditioned on the successful completion of a background screening, drug and alcohol testing and may include a pre-employment medical exam. Lake County is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Lake County, IL Waukegan, Illinois, United States
Mar 21, 2019
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 administrative clerical office work? If so, this position could very well be for you: Position: Summer Intern – Chief County Assessment Office Location: Waukegan, Illinois Salary: $15.34 Job Summary: Our Summer Interns will be responsible for performing clerical tasks, including data entry of parcel information, exemption applications, processes Board of Review assessment appeals, assists with general customer service and performs other property tax related tasks of a technical nature. Becoming our Summer Intern would allow you to be involved with handling a variety of clerical and customer service tasks within local government, ranging from assisting the public with homestead exemption applications and Board of Review appeals to performing property related tasks of a technical nature. Your day will consist of general customer service via telephone and in-person counter service functions and participates in taxpayer outreach efforts for the office. You will have endless opportunities to impact and make a difference within Lake County, which consists of more than 30 departments and divisions. Being able to build working relationships with employees and the public is sure to keep you interested and continuously learning. To be successful in this role you should have completed a high school program with excellent academic performance, an associate’s degree or college level coursework strongly preferred or two or more years of work experience. Individuals should have a working knowledge of a personal computer as it relates to data entry and word processing using Microsoft Word and Excel; possess the ability to effectively problem solve and 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 the Chief County Assessment Office. To learn more about other services Lake County provides and to see some of our employees in action visit our website to view videos . If you need assistance writing your resume we have some tools to help you at our Human Resources website . Any offer of employment is conditioned on the successful completion of a background screening, drug and alcohol testing and may include a pre-employment medical exam. Lake County is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Lake County, IL Libertyville, Illinois, United States
Mar 15, 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? If so, this position could very well be for you: Position: Senior Civil Engineer Location: Libertyville, IL Starting Salary: $65,890-$86,638 Job Summary: The general function of this position will be to perform work of considerable difficulty in directing and performing a variety of complex engineering and project management assignments related to water distribution and sanitary sewer infrastructure. This position is responsible for performing technical work in connection with the investigation, review, planning, design, construction and maintenance of various aspects of Public Works infrastructure improvements. This position also answers engineering calls and questions related to permits, projects, connection fee calculations, reviews, etc. The position is under general direction and supervision may be exercised over consultants and contractors. The Senior Civil Engineer must have the ability to communicate effectively in both oral and written form, with employees, consultants, other agencies, and the general public. The engineer must have thorough knowledge of civil engineering principles, the ability to organize project documentation, to schedule and conduct meetings, gather, organize, and analyze data or information related to the assigned projects, manage preliminary and final design projects, review pay estimates and invoices, review development plans for code conformance, and summarize technical information concisely for public consumption. To be successful in this role you should have a bachelor degree in Civil, Environmental, Construction or Municipal Engineering at least 5 years of related experience. Previous internships or knowledge related to sanitary sewer and watermain infrastructure, underground construction, or consulting engineering a plus. You must be an Engineer-in Training (EIT) / possess a Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) certificate or possess a Professional Engineer (PE) license from the State of Illinois or equivalent. You must also possess a valid Driver’s License, supplemented by a satisfactory driving record. 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
Mar 13, 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: Responsible for the provision of comprehensive direct medical care at assigned health center(s), within the scope of practice, in accordance with established standards of care. Provides medical services for patients on a part-time or full-time basis at one or more of the health center(s). Works with the other care team members to provide quality patient-centered care. Focus on sexually transmitted infections, viral Hepatitis and HIV. Works closely with the Practice Manager, Nurse Manager and STI Program Coordinator to achieve clinical and practice goals set by LCHD/CHC. This position is directly supervised by the Medical Director and includes collaborative work to optimally serve the patient/client. Location: 2400 Belvidere Clinic, Waukegan, IL 60085 Skills and Experience: Directly provides medical treatment and diagnosis for patients accessing sexually transmitted infection (STI) services, including Expedited Partner Therapy (EPT), Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP), Hepatitis C treatment, Transgender services, including hormone therapy, and HIV care as necessary. Develops and maintains a working knowledge of STI/HIV/Hepatitis C national and local strategies and initiatives. Provides skilled medical examinations of adults and/or children, including complete histories and physicals. Provides continuing care of patients and follow-up as needed. Prescribes laboratory testing and radiology studies. Prescribes and/or administers medications as needed. Hospitalizes patients as needed. Provides clinical consultation to other staff members and supervision of staff and students as assigned. Thoroughly, accurately, and promptly document all service rendered in the electronic medical record for every patient. Refers patients to other Lake County Health Department and Community Health Center services, other agencies or to specialists, as the cases require. Develops and maintains a basic knowledge of services available at the Lake County Health Department and Community Health Center (LCHD/CHC). Is knowledgeable of and is in compliance with CLIA, OSHA, and JCAHO regulations for safety, infection control, equipment operation, and other applicable areas. Participates in the Chronic Care Model Processes in order to reduce health disparities within our communities. Proved education and direction to clients, family members and or significant others. May assist in orientation and training of new staff. Develops and maintains a working knowledge of individual Emergency Preparedness roles. Demonstrates adherence to National Patient Safety Goals. Education, Qualifications, and Certification: Requires: Master’s Degree in Nursing or postmaster certification as an APN Appropriate certification by National certifying body as required by state law. ANCC NCCC NAPNAP AMCB ACC Current Illinois licensure as a Registered Nurse or Advanced Practice License Controlled Substance Licensure Requires certification from ANA Ability to work on weekends, holidays and overtime if necessary Ability to maintain and keep records 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 {Insert Program/Department} 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
Mar 12, 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 (8:30am - 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. Consistently utilize program provided laptop computer during all scheduled meetings with families to enter required data during meetings. Expedite all referrals for evaluations, assessments and direct care services for families within the state imposed 45 day timeline. Maintain monthly contact with each caseload family as shown by documentation in the state provided computer system for the purposes of monitoring family linkages with service providers, community resources and to adjust EI records due to family changes. 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 Waukegan, Illinois, United States
Mar 12, 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: The Accreditation Regulatory Specialist is responsible for leading and coordinating activities required for successful accreditation, licensing and certification. This includes responsibility for developing and implementing systems and processes to sustain readiness for Joint Commission (TJC),Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), Illinois Department of Human Services (DHS) Illinois, Department of Healthcare and Family Services (HFS), Illinois Department of Mental Health (DMH), Illinois Division of Substance Use Prevention and Recovery (DASA), Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS), and others. Utilizes leadership, project coordination, and facilitation skills to set clear expectations, bring diverse team members to consensus and achieve desired results. Establishes quantitative measurement systems and transfers change management and performance improvement skills and knowledge to ensure ongoing operational improvement. Location: 3010 Grand Avenue, Waukegan IL Hours: Monday - Friday (8:30am - 5:00pm) Skills and Experience Provide leadership and coordination for the organization, to maintain compliance with TJC, SAMHSA, HRSA, DHS, HFS, DMH, DASA, IDPH, CMS. and other quality of care accreditation and regulatory standards. Provide leadership to operational efforts related to accreditation, licensing or certification that have critical organization wide impact. This may include assisting with the development/implementation of new or revised processes, information technology solutions, and policies and/or procedures. Works collaboratively with leadership to plan, facilitate and evaluate multidisciplinary process improvements relating to accreditation or regulatory initiatives. Serve as a contact and resource for accrediting and licensing organizations. Leads change process through committee leadership/membership as needed. Utilizes standardized methods for improvement efforts, including Rapid Improvement methods and project coordination. Also utilizes common concepts for statistical analysis, outcomes measurement, quality improvement tools, systems thinking, and operations improvement practices. Develops content and communicates accreditation/regulatory related activities and information to all staff via newsletters or other forms of publications and communication. Develops and implements staff education materials and forums related to this information, activity and processes. Develops and implements methods for ongoing review to assess the level of site visit/ survey readiness. Conducts prospective, concurrent and retrospective studies using a sound clinical and/or healthcare knowledge base and statistical analysis skills to support policy, procedure and system change. Facilitates groups to assist in root cause analysis, Failure Modes Effect Analysis (FMEA) or other process improvement activities as required. Creates and maintains a calendar/schedule of required and recommended activities for accreditation and licensure activities and milestones, and monitors for compliance Education, Qualifications, and Certification: Bachelor's Degree required. Master's level preparation strongly preferred. Associate's degree in clinical area plus two years related experience may be considered in lieu of Bachelor's degree. Requires 3-5 years' experience and knowledge of regulatory and accrediting standards. Experience with behavioral health standards highly desirable. 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
Mar 09, 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 Position: Under direct supervision performs work of moderate difficultly 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: 2400 Belvidere Road, Waukegan, IL 60085 Hours: Varied Skills and Experience: Greets clients both upon entrance and departure from clinic. Directs clients with appointments to the correct clinical intake area. Provides new clients without appointments with an explanation of the general intake process. Is able to explain income verification process to new clients Assists clients with making appointments and enters data into computer system. Directs clients in process for making payments. Handles client inquiries, and assists in making appropriate referrals or appointments to specific Lake County Health Department and Community Health Center (LCHD/CHC) programs or other agencies. Assists with the filing and pulling of patient records for clinics. Assists in maintaining the general neatness and orderliness of the waiting room. Participates in Quality Improvement activities on an on-going basis, with particular emphasis placed on customer satisfaction survey completion. Performs job duties in a manner to maximize clinic efficiency and productivity. Participates in staff meeting, in-service training and seminars, as appropriate. Provide direct clerical care to ensure patients receive timely and appropriate service. Education, Qualifications, and Certification: Requires High School Diploma or GED. Assist in bilingual translation preferred. Bilingual (Spanish) required. About the Perks: Lake County offers a competitive salary and benefit package with performance-based incentive plans. We also offer flexible working hours, and a comprehensive wellness and training program. Visit the Health Department page to get additional information on why you should work for us. To learn more about our community impact and to see some of our employees please review this short video . Any offer of employment is conditioned on the successful completion of a background screening, drug and alcohol testing and may include a pre-employment medical exam. The Lake County Health Department and Community Health Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Lake County, IL Waukegan, Illinois, United States
Mar 09, 2019
Temporary
Do you want a career where you can truly make a difference? The Lake County Health Department and Community Health Center is one of the largest human service providers in Lake County. We live our mission each day, promoting the health and well-being of all who live, work, and play in Lake County. If you are passionate about giving back and ready to be a part of an innovative team, we are looking for you! About the Role: Responsible for the provision of direct medical care within the scope practice in accordance with established standard of care. May be assigned at one or more of the clinical facilities of the Service Area. Provides medical services for patients on a part-time or full-time basis as described in their contract, at one or more of the clinical facilities of the Service Area. Works with the other care team members to provide quality patient-centered care. This position is as needed (PRN) . Skills and Experience: Provides skilled medical examinations of adults and/or children, including complete histories and physicals. Provides continuing care of patients and follow-up as needed. Prescribes laboratory testing and radiology studies. Prescribes and/or administers medications as needed. Hospitalizes patients as needed. Provides clinical consultation to other staff members and supervision of staff and students as assigned. Refers patients to other Lake County Health Department and Community Health Center services, other agencies or to specialists, as the cases require. Develops and maintains a basic knowledge of services available at the Lake County Health Department and Community Health Center (LCHD/CHC). Participates in the Chronic Care Model Processes in order to reduce health disparities within our communities. Provide education and direction to clients, family members and or significant others. Education, Qualifications, and Certification: Requires graduation from an accredited school of medicine, the completion of one year of residency (internship) in an approved program, and medical license in the State of Illinois. A completed residency in an approved program in a relevant specialty, with Board eligibility is preferred. Post residency experience in Primary Care is preferred. Ability to work on weekends, holidays and overtime if necessary. Ability to maintain and keep records. About the Perks: Lake County offers a competitive salary and benefit package with performance-based incentive plans for eligible employees. 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 Mill Creek, Illinois, United States
Mar 08, 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 Water/Wastewater Operations? If so, this position could very well be for you: Position: Water/Wastewater Operator Location: Mill Creek & Vernon Hills, IL Salary: $20.46 - $24.07 Job Summary: The general function of this position will be daily logs of plant operations including flow recordings from hydrant/pumps, daily inventory of chemical usage, maintaining and operating public water supplies, sanitary sewer systems and preventative and routine building and grounds maintenance. This position will draw water samples for testing and perform basic chemical analyses of water. They will also need to investigate and resolve any abnormal conditions in plant operations and investigate any complaints This position works Monday through Friday from 7:00am – 3:30pm and must be available for occasional overtime duty, weekend duty and 24 hour call on a rotating basis. The Water/Wastewater Operator must have good knowledge of methods, practices, materials, tools and knowledge of hazards and safety precautions involved in the operation and maintenance of public water supplies and/or water reclamation facilities. 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 should have a high school diploma or GED, and at least one year of experience in water and/or wastewater treatment operation. You must have possession of a Class IV Wastewater Operator’s Certificate or a Class “D” Water Operator’s Certificate issued by the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency. You must also possess a valid Driver’s License, supplemented by a satisfactory driving record. 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 Libertyville, Illinois, United States
Mar 08, 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 environmental testing and monitoring? If so, this position could very well be for you: Position: Senior Laboratory Technician Location: Libertyville, IL Starting Salary: $24.58 - $28.33 Job Summary: The general function of the position within the organization is to gather, review, and report data for Lake County's drinking water and wastewater systems. The position is responsible for performing various laboratory analyses, managing internal monitoring programs, being a direct point of contact for customers and assisting the Laboratory Supervisor with various projects. Becoming a Senior Laboratory Technician would allow you to be involved with the laboratory’s certification program, development of analytical methods, management of lab data using a LIMS system, review of lab data and use of an established QA/QC program and overseeing ongoing routine and special monitoring programs. In order to be successful in this role you should have a Bachelor’s degree in chemistry, biology, microbiology, or environmental science. Certification from the Illinois Department of Public Health is a plus. The ability to operate analytical equipment such as Graphite/Flame AA, Ion Chromatograph, and ICPMS is desirable. Possession of a valid driver’s license supplemented by a satisfactory driving record is required. Lake County offers a competitive salary and benefit package with performance-based incentive plans. We also offer flexible working hours, and a comprehensive wellness and training program. Visit our Prospective Employee page to get additional information on why you should work for Lake County! To learn more about the department you will be working for, visit Public Works . To learn more about other services Lake County provides and to see some of our employees in action, visit our website to view videos . If you need assistance writing your resume, we have some tools to help you at our Human Resources website . Any offer of employment is conditioned on the successful completion of a background screening, drug and alcohol testing and may include a pre-employment medical exam. Lake County is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Lake County, IL Waukegan, Illinois, United States
Mar 06, 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: Responsible for overseeing A Way Out program on behalf of the LCHD/CHC and Lake County partners. Increases knowledge, awareness, efficiency, participation and support for program county-wide. Works with research team to track participation and grant-related outcomes. Location: 3010 Grand Avenue, Waukegan IL Hours: Monday - Friday (8:30am - 4:30pm) Skills and Experience Lead strategic planning for A Way Out program including increasing awareness, participation and performance county-wide. Educates community entities and individuals on A Way Out program Manages collaboration and coordination of partners participating in the A Way Out program including providing regular updates to key constituents. Monitors participating treatment locations and capacity Tracks intake, screening and treatment initiation data for A Way Out participants. Works with evaluation partner to compile and report data. Supports individuals participating in A Way Out program including managing financial resources available for participant support. Assists clients in transitioning from inpatient to outpatient services Serves as back-up on-call responder during non-regular hours Monitors grant performance and ensures grant deliverables Education, Qualifications, and Certification: With an Bachelor’s degree with an emphasis in behavioral sciences or related field, three years of experience is required. With a Master’s degree in psychology, social work or related field, one year of experience is required. CERTIFICATION Preferably certified as an Alcohol/Drug Abuse Counselor by the Illinois Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Professional Certification Board. 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 Libertyville, Illinois, United States
Mar 01, 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 stream related field work? If so, this position could very well be for you: Position: SMC Stream Inventory Intern (4 positions available) Location: Libertyville, Illinois Salary: $13.50/hour; Job Summary: Responsible for performing a standardized river and stream inventory The Stormwater Management Commission (SMC) is seeking 4 interns to work in the Lake Michigan and North Branch of the Chicago River Watersheds in 2019. These candidates will spend time in the field and office under the guidance of SMC staff. The inventory will assess channel conditions such as bank height, erosion problems, bank vegetation, lateral recession rates, hydraulic structures such as bridges, culverts, and dams, pipes and swales draining to the stream, land use and vegetative cover along the stream corridor, available habitat in the stream, and channel substrate and degree of sedimentation. Summary reports will be written after field data is complete. Interns will work approximately 40 hours per week for up to 15 weeks. The desired start date is between April – May 15 th . Class credit may be available for these internships; please check with your academic advisor. Questions should be directed to Jeff Laramy at jlaramy@lakecountyil.gov or 847-377-7709. To be successful in this position, candidates must possess a high level of attention to detail to record data accurately. Successful candidates must also be highly motivated and able to work as a team unsupervised for long periods of time. The candidates will possess the ability to work both inside and outside in variable conditions and be willing to engage in limited to moderately strenuous physical activity. Microsoft Office software will be used to analyze the data and summarize findings into a final report. We are looking for candidates who are a graduate of, or current student in, a 2- or 4-year higher education program with an emphasis on water resource engineering, environmental science, biology or a related field. Experience with ESRI ArcGIS software is highly desirable but not required . Applicants must have their own transportation for traveling to and from field sites, a valid driver’s license, and satisfactory driving record. 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 Vernon Hills, Illinois, United States
Mar 01, 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: Responsible for monitoring and providing care to a 16 bed women's unit overnight. Prepares and implements treatment plans, provides individual, and group counseling and education. **** $2.50 shift differential! Location: 24647 N Milwaukee Avenue, Vernon Hills, IL 60061 Hours: Friday and Saturday: 11:15pm - 7:15am Skills and Experience: Conducts crisis intervention/evaluation/referral to persons who present themselves at the program. Performs initial evaluations and assessments of potential clients regarding their appropriateness for participation in the program. Focuses on client empowerment and evidence bases practices in providing treatment, seeking to assist clients to build on strengths in addressing treatment needs. Provides direct services to clients including individual and group treatment. Facilitates with clients and collaborates with the treatment team to develop, review and update treatment goals and referrals both internally and externally. Provides education and direction to clients, family members and/or significant others. Takes responsibility for training in and documenting clinical chart requirements to meet program and state standards. Provides consultation to assist in the identification of persons in need of treatment and makes referrals as appropriate. Provides atmosphere of customer service in assuring that clients are treated in a friendly and respectful manner. Displays positive attitudes and behaviors in the accomplishment of job duties. Acquires and utilizes knowledge of LCHD/CHC 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. Must meet minimum productivity expectations. Involved in quality improvement activities on an ongoing basis (such as implementing processes as a result of performance measurement reviews, participation in councils and teams, making suggestions to improve a process). Organizes and participates in treatment-related clinical conferences and staffings on assigned clients. Provides program coverage including weekends as assigned. Residential Counselors: Assist in support services such as reviewing clinical charts, admission and discharge checklists, maintaining supplies of forms and documents. Assist in the responsibility of maintaining rotating 24-hour on-site coverage. Education, Qualifications, and Certification: High school diploma or G.E.D. certificate and 3 years experience required 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. To remain in this position, an individual must, within 24 months have one of the following: Certified as an Alcohol/Drug Abuse Counselor by the Illinois Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Professional Certification Board (I.A.O.D.A.P.C.A.) or have equivalent certification by a similar state or national board. Licensed by the State of Illinois as an Physician, Psychologist, Licensed Social Worker (L.S.W.), Licensed Clinical Social Worker (L.C.S.W.), Licensed Professional Counselor (L.P.C.) Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (L.C.P.C.). About the Perks: Lake County offers a competitive salary and benefit package with performance-based incentive plans. We also offer flexible working hours, and a comprehensive wellness and training program. Visit the Health Department page to get additional information on why you should work for us. To learn more about the department you will be working for, please visit the Women's Residential Services 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
Mar 01, 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 busy primary care clinic is in need of a customer service oriented In Person Counselor (Navigator). As a Navigator you will be trained and licensed to help consumers look for and understand health coverage options through the Health Insurance Marketplace. You will assist consumers in completing eligibility, enrollment and appeal applications as well as help clients understand how to use their insurance coverage. Work is performed in accordance with current federal and state regulations and training as well as LCHD policies, processes and procedures. ***Illinois Licensed Certified Application Counselor or Navigator highly preferred. Location: 2400 Belvidere Road, Waukegan, IL 60085 Hours: Monday - Thursday: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm; 11:00 am - 7:00 pm and one Saturday per month: 8:30 am - 12:00 pm. Skills and Experience Provide outstanding customer service by providing consumers with friendly and impartial information and assistance that meets their needs, whether face to face or over the telephone: Making consumers feel welcome, important, heard, and respected by listening and responding to their requests. Communicating in a way that supports consumers’ understanding and needs. Provide fair, accurate and impartial information to consumers regardless of your own opinions or preferences. Identify consumers' needs when talking about Qualified Health Plans (QHPs), other health coverage that might be available to them through the Marketplace, or programs that will help lower their health coverage costs. Assisting consumers in a culturally-sensitive manner, using language translation services as appropriate and otherwise meeting Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services (CLAS) and disability access standards. Responding appropriately to consumers’ needs and accommodation requests in a timely manner. Referring consumers to other entities when their needs cannot be met by the Navigator program. Empowering consumers through open and trustworthy interactions and communication. Help consumers apply for and enroll in health coverage: Maintain expertise in eligibility, enrollment, and program specifications. Conduct public education activities to raise awareness about the Marketplace. Provide information and services in a fair, accurate, and impartial manner. Meet culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services (CLAS) and disability access standards. Refer consumers with questions, complaints, or grievances to appropriate resources. Ensure that consumers are informed of the functions and responsibilities of Navigators. Obtain a consumer’s consent for assistance. Ensure that consumers provide authorization prior to a Navigator's obtaining access to a consumer’s personally identifiable information. Ensure that consumers can revoke that authorization at any time. Maintain a record of the authorization provided. Provide face-to-face application and enrollment assistance to consumers. Assist consumers in post-enrollment matters such as: Helping consumers understand the basic process of filing Marketplace eligibility appeals. Helping consumers understand and apply for exemptions from the individual shared responsibility payment. Document consumer appointments and encounter details in the LCHD Electronic Health Record system per current processes, procedures and guidance from the supervisor. Conduct In-Reach to uninsured LCHD patients as per current supervisor guidance, processes and procedures. Conduct application follow-up as appropriate as per current supervisor guidance, processes and procedures. Refer unusual (non-routine) matters to the supervisor as per current supervisor guidance, processes and procedures. Education, Qualifications, and Certification: High School Diploma or G.E.D. Minimum of one-year general office experience preferred. Basic user knowledge of the Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint.) Knowledge of and experience with using NextGen Electronic Practice Management software module is highly preferred. Experience assisting clients with information and applications as an ACA In-Person Counselor or Certified Application Counselor is highly preferred. Experience submitting Medicaid applications through Illinois Application for Benefits Eligibility (ABE) is highly preferred. Experience submitting health insurance marketplace applications through Healthcare.gov is highly preferred. Experience using Illinois Medical Electronic Data Interchange (MEDI) is highly preferred. Must obtain State of Illinois Navigator License as a Certified Application Counselor or In-Person Counselor (per LCHD grant requirements) within 90 days of hire and maintain licensure throughout employment. About the Perks: Lake County offers a competitive salary and benefit package with performance-based incentive plans. We also offer flexible working hours, and a comprehensive wellness and training program. Visit the Health Department page to get additional information on why you should work for us. 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
Mar 01, 2019
Full Time
The Management Analyst helps the Enterprise Technology Department analyze, manage, and continuously improve its support functions, including budgeting, procurement, payables/receivables, human resources, and performance. The analyst will work directly with department leadership, helping them carry out key management and administration duties, in particular, managing vendors and contracts. Responsibilities Prepare and administer budget Conduct procurements and manage vendors, contracts, and Service Level Agreements Prepare board reports Administer accounts payable and receivable Facilitate personnel recruitments, on-boarding, and administration Implement and track department performance metrics Manage special projects Conduct research and analysis as needed to support department goals and functions Prepare and deliver written and oral reports and presentations Help prepare grant applications and coordinate grant compliance Proactively identify issues that could affect administration
Lake County, IL Waukegan, Illinois, United States
Mar 01, 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: 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 (60% of time). Works with the Practice Manager and Nurse Manager to achieve clinical and practice goals set by LCHD/CHC. The Regional Medical Director will serve as the supervisor for the providers (Physicians, APNs, and PAs) for a set of clinic sites (40% of time). This position is directly supervised by the LCHD CHC medical director. Skills and Experience Clinical: Directly provides medical treatment and diagnosis for patients Participates in collaborative relationships with APNs (Advanced Practice Nurses) and PAs (Physician Assistants) Consults with staff regarding patients not necessarily seen directly by the physician. This includes, but is not limited to, cases in which medical supervision is necessary for insurance purposes. 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, through the Healthcare Safety Zone. Assists and encourages clients/patients in identifying self-management goals. Provides suggestions and feedback to maximize clinic efficiency and productivity. Administrative: Regularly attends the Provider Leadership committee meetings. Assists the Medical Director on new initiatives and plans that affect providers. Works with providers to ensure appropriate education to students. Ensure that the on-call is providing appropriate after-hours coverage. Provides oversight and supervision of primary care providers including: Ongoing weekly observations of provider performance Quarterly informal performance appraisals and annual performance appraisals Participation/facilitation 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 the agency goals Provides coverage of clinical management activities in conjunction with the Medical Director, 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 Develops and maintains an advanced knowledge base of services available at the Lake County Health Department and Community Health Center (LCHD/CHC). Develops and maintains a working knowledge of individual Emergency Preparedness roles. Demonstrates adherence to National Patient Safety Goals. Other duties as assigned by the medical director Education, Qualifications, and Certification: Requires completion of a residency program. Must be at least Board Eligible in Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine/Pediatrics, or Pediatrics. Board certification is preferred. Academic appointment at a Medical School preferred. Requires Illinois license to practice as a physician. Ability to work on weekends, holidays, and overtime if necessary. Experience with managing other providers. Six years of senior-level/director-level management experience. Demonstrated experience as a strategist. Can set priorities, establish clear (and high) expectations and execute identified strategies. Ability to maintain and keep records. 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
Mar 01, 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: 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 (60% of time). Works with the Practice Manager and Nurse Manager to achieve clinical and practice goals set by LCHD/CHC. The Regional Medical Director will serve as the supervisor for the providers (Physicians, APNs, and PAs) for a set of clinic sites (40% of time). This position is directly supervised by the LCHD CHC medical director. Skills and Experience Clinical: Directly provides medical treatment and diagnosis for patients Participates in collaborative relationships with APNs (Advanced Practice Nurses) and PAs (Physician Assistants) Consults with staff regarding patients not necessarily seen directly by the physician. This includes, but is not limited to, cases in which medical supervision is necessary for insurance purposes. 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, through the Healthcare Safety Zone. Assists and encourages clients/patients in identifying self-management goals. Provides suggestions and feedback to maximize clinic efficiency and productivity. Administrative: Regularly attends the Provider Leadership committee meetings. Assists the Medical Director on new initiatives and plans that affect providers. Works with providers to ensure appropriate education to students. Ensure that the on-call is providing appropriate after-hours coverage. Provides oversight and supervision of primary care providers including: Ongoing weekly observations of provider performance Quarterly informal performance appraisals and annual performance appraisals Participation/facilitation 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 the agency goals Provides coverage of clinical management activities in conjunction with the Medical Director, 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 Develops and maintains an advanced knowledge base of services available at the Lake County Health Department and Community Health Center (LCHD/CHC). Develops and maintains a working knowledge of individual Emergency Preparedness roles. Demonstrates adherence to National Patient Safety Goals. Other duties as assigned by the medical director Education, Qualifications, and Certification: Requires completion of a residency program. Must be at least Board Eligible in Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine/Pediatrics, or Pediatrics. Board certification is preferred. Academic appointment at a Medical School preferred. Requires Illinois license to practice as a physician. Ability to work on weekends, holidays, and overtime if necessary. Experience with managing other providers. Six years of senior-level/director-level management experience. Demonstrated experience as a strategist. Can set priorities, establish clear (and high) expectations and execute identified strategies. Ability to maintain and keep records. 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
Feb 25, 2019
Full Time
Are you looking for a challenging role within an organization that provides flexible hours, rewarding compensation and an excellent benefit package? If so, Lake County Government is the place for you. Comprised of nearly 3,000 employees, it is our goal to positively serve the residents of Lake County while working with a purpose. We believe our employees should take pride in the work they accomplish while truly respecting a collaborative work environment. Do you have a background in clerical work and customer service? If so, this position could very well be for you: Position: Jail Receptionist Location: Waukegan, IL Salary: $13.44/hour Job Summary: Responsible for answering phone calls, filing, data entry and assisting the public. Since this position is the first point of contact for the jail, the individual will need to maintain security of the facility along with maintain a professional demeanor at all times. There will be regular interaction with clients who have a limited understanding of the English language. This is an afternoon position, from 2:30pm till 10:30pm. Schedule will operate on 5 on 2 off, 5 on 3 off rotation. Will also include working holidays and weekends. Becoming a Jail Receptionist would allow you to be involved with the Jail Division within local government, ranging from office duties to interacting with a diverse population from the public. Your day will consist of interacting with all who come into the public lobby of the jail for service. You will have endless opportunities to impact and make a difference within Lake County. Being able to build working relationships with employees, 30 countywide departments and the public, is sure to keep you interested and continuously learning. In order to be successful in this role you should have a High School Diploma. Individuals should have a working knowledge of computer skills along with customer service experience; possess the ability to effectively problem solve and have the ability to work both individually and in a team atmosphere. Lake County offers a competitive salary and benefit package with performance-based incentive plans. We also offer flexible working hours, and a comprehensive wellness and training program. Visit our Prospective Employee page to get additional information on why you should work for Lake County! To learn more about the department you will be working for, visit Sheriff's Office . To learn more about other services Lake County provides and to see some of our employees in action visit our website to view videos . If you need assistance writing your resume we have some tools to help you at our Human Resources website . Any offer of employment is conditioned on the successful completion of a background screening, drug and alcohol testing and may include a pre-employment medical exam. Lake County is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Lake County, IL Waukegan, Illinois, United States
Feb 25, 2019
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: Our Addictions Treatment Program requires a dedicated Aide to join our friendly team on an as needed basis. We’re seeking a caring and compassionate individual who will enjoy interacting with our clients and assisting them with their daily living activities.You must be warm and friendly, with a strong work ethic, a positive attitude and a genuine passion for providing our clients with high quality care and support. Location: 3002 Grand Avenue, Waukegan, IL 60085 Skills and Experience: Assists the nurse in direct client care by recording vital signs and charting results in NextGen. Assists the nurse with admission point of care testing (drug screens and breathalyzer). Communicates any unusual behavior or change in client status to nursing staff. Inspects and cleans client rooms after client transfer/discharge. Maintains client common areas for cleanliness and orderliness. Follows basic food safety principles when preparing, handling and serving client meals. Assures delivered meals are date labeled and maintained at correct safe temperature until served. Documents and maintains the daily temperature log of kitchen equipment (refrigerators/freezer). Responsible for maintaining a sanitary kitchen and great room area. Monitors, inventories and restocks routine food items, linen and/or other supplies as needed. Transports clients off grounds to appointments for LCHD lab work or external appointments. Answers telephone inquiries, providing information or routing calls to appropriate staff. Maintains confidentiality regarding clients/client records. Provides atmosphere of customer service in assuring that clients are treated in a respectful manner. Involved in quality improvement activities on an ongoing basis. Participates in mandatory in-services, safety drills, staff meetings and trainings. Performs other duties as assigned within the scope and responsibilities of the position. Education, Qualifications, and Certification: High school diploma or G.E.D, and one year of experience in direct patient care preferred. If a recovering person, you must have two years of demonstrated sobriety. Ability to read, write and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence and memos. 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 Addictions Treatment 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.