Lake County, IL North Chicago, IL, USA
Apr 19, 2018Full Time
Want to join a company that’s in the top 6 percent of local health departments nationwide and where you could truly make a difference to those in greatest need? The Lake County Health Department and Community Health Center is the Largest human service provider in Lake County. We live our mission each day, by promoting the health and well-being of all who live, work, and play in the communities around Lake County. If you are passionate about giving back and ready to be a part of an innovative team, we’re looking for you! About the Role: You will provide direct clinical care of clients, including ordering of lab tests, counseling of patients, developing treatment plans and prescribing medication. You will work along side your collaborating physician as assigned at one or more clinical facilities in the Lake County Health Department and Community Health Center. **Please Note: Must work one Saturday a month. Responsibilities: Elicit and screen medical histories, perform physical examinations. Request, interpret and perform laboratory examinations. Assess, identify and evaluate health problems. Prescribe medications as per practice guidelines. Provide preventive health screening education to clients, see guidelines and protocols. Refer health problems for appropriate follow-up. Refer clients to appropriate community and health resources. Consult with staff physicians and other APN’s. Conduct individual and/or group educational sessions. Assist in preparation of informational materials for dissemination to clients; professionals; and other agencies. Develops and maintains a basic awareness of the Chronic Care Model Processes in order to reduce health disparities within our communities. Education, Qualifications, and Certification: Master’s Degree in Nursing, or Post-Master's certification as an APN by a National certifying body as required by state law. ANCE NCCC NAPNAP AMCB ACC Current Illinois licensure as a Registered Nurse or Advanced Practice License. Controlled Substance License required. Requires certification from ANA. Ability to work on weekends, holidays and overtime if necessary. Ability to maintain and keep records. About the Perks: The Health Department offers a competitive salary and benefits package, secure pension, full liability and tail coverage, and student loan repayment. We also offer flexible working hours, and a comprehensive wellness and training program. Visit the Health Department page to get additional information on why you should work here. To learn more about the department you will be working for, visit Primary Care 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.