Lake County, IL Multiple Locations, Illinois
Nov 08, 2017Full Time
Summary: 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. We're recruiting for healthcare centers in North Chicago IL (Part-Time), Zion IL (Full-Time), and Round Lake Beach IL (Full-Time). Essential Functions: 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. 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. Participates in quality improvement activities to assess, monitor and improve program services. Participates in mandatory in-services and drills, attends staff meetings and other training, including appropriate age specific educational trainings offered on a regular basis for professional development. Reports all unusual occurrences that may involve the safety and well being of the clients, patients and/or co-workers, directly to the supervisor and/or Safety Officer. Assists and encourages clients/patients in identifying self-management goals. Performs duties in a prioritized, organized and orderly manner to maximize clinic efficiency and productivity. Maintains orderliness and cleanliness of clinic and work area. As an employee of the Lake County Health Department you will enjoy: National Health Service Corps & Illinois Rural Scholars Program, Student Loan Repayment (HPSA Score: 19). Full Liability and Tail Coverage (Federal Tort Claims Act). Competitive salary and benefit package with performance-based incentive plans. Flexible working hours for work/life balance. Comprehensive wellness and training program.