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.

 

49 job(s) at Lake County Government

Lake County, IL Vernon Hills, IL, USA
Sep 19, 2017
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 juvenile counseling? If so, this position could very well be for you: Position: Therapist/Senior Juvenile Counselor Location: Vernon Hills, Illinois, United States Salary: $50,243 annually Job Summary: The 19 th Judicial Circuit Court is seeking a Master’s level clinician, preferably bilingual (Spanish-speaking), to provide individual, group and family therapies to juveniles within a Court-affiliated residential treatment setting. Becoming a Therapist/Senior Juvenile Counselor would allow you to be involved with residential juvenile treatment within local government, ranging from developing and implementing therapeutic treatment plans in a juvenile court setting and maintaining client files to conducting crisis intervention. Your day will consist of maintaining a caseload of detention residents, interviewing potential participants for placement in the program, writing court reports, and maintaining contact with outside agencies. 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 Master’s degree in Psychology, Clinical Counseling, or Social Work; one year of experience in Juvenile Detention / Residential Service is preferred, as is Spanish language fluency. Individuals should have a working knowledge of individual therapy, group therapy, and family-focused treatment and be able to work some evening and weekend hours to accommodate client needs; possess the ability to effectively problem solve, communicate effectively, and have the ability to work both individually and in a team atmosphere. Current licensure in the form of LSW, LCSW, LPC, or LCPC is preferred at time of hire, and required within one year of the hire date. 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 Court, visit the 19 th Judicial Circuit Court . To learn more about other services that 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 . Candidates for this position must be certified by the Administrative Office of the Illinois Courts (AOIC). The link to the AOIC application is available electronically at http://19thcircuitcourt.state.il.us/faq.aspx?qid=194 . Per AOIC requirements, candidates must be U.S. citizens and live in Illinois at time of hiring or within six (6) months of employment. 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, IL, USA
Sep 13, 2017
Full Time
Location: 515 Keller Avenue, Waukegan, IL Hours: Monday, Wednesday, and Friday (9:00 am - 5:00 pm) Tuesday and Thursday (10:30 am - 6:30 pm) Summary: Perform the Mantoux method of Tuberculosis (TB) skin testing. Provide targeted TB screening, testing, community education and Direct Observe Therapy (DOT) or Video Direct Observed Therapy (VDOT). Work closely with the TB Program Coordinator, TB physician and other physicians in diagnoses, treatment and monitoring patients with active TB, presumptive TB, and TB infection. It may also be necessary to work closely with the Illinois Department of Public Health TB Section nurse consultant.
Lake County, IL Waukegan, IL, USA
Aug 25, 2017
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, IL, USA
Aug 02, 2017
Full Time
The Lake County Emergency Management Agency is driven to maximize the safety, security and resiliency of our communities and resources before, during and after emergencies and disasters. We are seeking experienced and dynamic emergency management professionals who are strong leaders that approach their work with a “can-do” attitude in a collaborative spirit that produces results. If you are an experienced and professional leader who is customer service-oriented, innovative, and willing to take on complex opportunities, Lake County wants you! The Position The Emergency Manager (EM), is the lead EM professional for Lake County leading 6 other EM professionals. The EM is under the day to day direction of the Assistant County Administrator, is responsible for the management and leadership of the overall operation of the Lake County EMA. As such, the position is responsible for planning the effective management and leadership of the County’s EMA which includes (a) planning and directing emergency preparedness activities and projects, (b) collaborating with government, private and non-profit partners to coordinate countywide emergency mitigation, preparedness, response and recovery activities, (c) developing and maintaining the County’s comprehensive emergency operations plans (including continuity of operations) and multi-year emergency management training and exercise schedules, and (d) overseeing and leading the County’s emergency operations center when activated . Candidates should have strong leadership and management skills and have knowledge of effective planning for emergencies and disasters (both man-made and natural). Our Organization and Community Lake County (pop. 703,462), located in northeastern Illinois along the shore of Lake Michigan and 30 miles north of Chicago, is a large, complex and professional organization consisting of more than 30 departments and divisions that provide services including law enforcement, water and sewerage treatment, public health, criminal justice, transportation, public works, land use planning, building inspections, and emergency management. Our work is accomplished through the collaborative efforts of approximately 2,600 employees, a $503 million budget, the leadership of an appointed County Administrator and the governance of a 21-member elected County Board which is led by a County Board Chair. Lake County residents enjoy a tremendous quality of life that provides just the right balance between work and play—from beautiful recreational areas and waterways, outstanding forest preserves, superb shopping experiences, and other entertainment venues - to top notch schools, and global industry that help make its economy strong, Lake County promises the comforts of the suburbs with the pleasure of the city. To learn more about what makes Lake County special, visit www.LakeCountyLife.org . The Ideal Candidate The ideal professional background and qualifications for the Emergency Manager include: Experience in innovative practices in emergency planning, management, and operations. Experience in (a) working with a variety of mutual aid organizations and groups, (b) grant application, maintenance, and financial reporting, (c) creating a flexible and unified plan for emergency response for all stakeholders; (d) developing and maintaining multi-year management training and exercise schedules; (e) business continuity; and (f) developing and managing a continuity of operations plan. A strong commitment to a management and leadership style that promotes and models a positive, creative, inclusive, supportive, results oriented and collaborative internal and external environment. The knowledge and ability to identify and implement solutions for modern day emergency operations, including familiarity with technology for managing emergency responsibilities. Being an effective communicator and relationship builder that produces results. Education and Experience Interested candidates should minimally possess the following education and experience: Bachelor's degree in Emergency Management, Political Science, Public or Business Administration, or related field; and completion of all ICS classes required by the County to include ICS courses 100, 200, 300, 400, 700 and 800. The possession of a valid driver's license is required. Minimum Experience: Ten years of progressively responsible work experience in management of emergency preparedness and coordination of multi-agency and multi-jurisdiction operations; a minimum of four years of which (a) included operational planning and implementation of training activities, and (b) were performed in a supervisory capacity. Compensation Lake County is offering a competitive salary (hiring range is from $90,000 to $120,000 +/- commensurate with experience) along with an excellent and comprehensive benefits package. Position is open and applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Interested professionals are encouraged to submit a resume and cover letter by August 30, 2017 to consultants Joe De Lopez and Lee McCann at www.govhrusa.com/current-positions/recruitment Electronic submissions are required. Telephone inquiries: GovHR USA (847) 380-3240 LAKE COUNTY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
Lake County, IL Waukegan, IL, USA
Sep 22, 2017
Full Time
Location: Round Lake High School, 800 N High School Drive, Round Lake Beach, IL Hours: Monday (7:30am - 5:00pm), Tuesday-Thursday (7:00am - 5:00pm) Summary Under general supervision, assists physician and staff members in providing optimal ambulatory health care to patients, stocks and maintains exam and team rooms; assists with clinical and clerical duties. Work involves direct patient contact and is performed in accordance with prescribed methods, techniques, and procedures. Essential Functions • Checks patients' medical records for pertinent data. • Greets and escorts patients to exam rooms; prepares for the provider by obtaining initial information and vital signs (temperature, pulse, blood pressure and respiration, height, weights, BMI and head circumference as specified by program). • Documents chief complaints of patients and notifies the nurse/provider of unusual symptoms or complaints. • Assists in telephone follow-up with the patient as directed by the program. • Under the direction of the provider and/or nurse, assists with basic patient health education. • Inspects exam rooms for cleanliness and equipment condition. • Maintains ordered supplies and keeps area stocked. Checks for medical supplies that are outdated. • Performs tasks including filing, chart documentation and telephone follow-up as assigned. • Performs peak flow; spirometry; EKG; application of Non-Stress Test (NST) belts; point of care testing and phlebotomy services as directed. • Administers immunizations for patients ordered by the provider. • Participates in the orientation and training of new certified medical assistants. • Develops and maintains a basic knowledge of services available at the Lake County Health Department and Community Health Centers (LCHD/CHC). • Develops and maintains a basic awareness of the Chronic Care Model Processes in order to reduce health disparities within our communities. • 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 trainings, including appropriate age specific educational trainings offered on regular basis for professional development. • Reports all unusual occurrences that may involve the safety and well being of the patients and co-workers, directly to the supervisor and/or Safety Officer. • Assists and encourages 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.
Lake County, IL Waukegan, IL, USA
Apr 16, 2017
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 Waukegan, IL, USA
Sep 22, 2017
Part Time
Location: 3004 Grand Avenue, Waukegan, IL 60085 Summary: 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. Works with the Practice Manager and Nurse Manager to achieve clinical and practice goals set by LCHD/CHC. Essential Functions Directly provides medical treatment and diagnosis for patients. Provides agency-wide guidance for addiction treatment services provided by LCHD/CHC, as well as technical support and guidance for addiction treatment providers in Lake County. Participates in collaborative agreements with APNs (Advanced Practice Nurses) and PAs (Physician Assistants). Addiction Treatment-Specific Duties: Provides coverage of ATP/CCP (Addiction Treatment Services/Crisis Care Program) Medical responsibilities include: Screening of potential ATP/CCP candidates Intakes for ATP/CCP patients Inpatient Addiction Treatment services for ATP patients Inpatient care of ATP/CCP patients Includes providing coverage on weekends – can come in to ATP/CCP on either Saturday or Sunday. Rotates weekend with Flex providers with MAT certification. Outpatient MAT clinic. Includes providing Suboxone-based therapies, Vivitrol, and other MAT (Medically Assisted Treatment) modalities. Consults with staff regarding patients not necessarily seen directly by the physician. Reports all unusual occurrences that may involve the safety and well-being of the clients, patients and/or co-workers, directly to the Practice Manager 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. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.
Lake County, IL Waukegan, IL, USA
Sep 22, 2017
Full Time
Location: 3010 Grand Avenue, Waukegan, IL Hours: Monday-Friday (8:00am - 4:00pm) Summary Under general supervision performs work of considerable difficulty in assisting with the administration of the Health Department’s central billing office management program. The position has the responsibility for reviewing, researching, analyzing and acting upon all claim rejections received from Medicaid, Medicare, private insurance and all other revenue sources. Analyze the appropriateness of the medical codes that are used to generate the medical billing to all funding sources. Ensures accurate records are kept for all billing activity to ensure the agency complies with all appropriate regulations as required. Has a good understanding of electronic billing systems and file maintenance set up requirements so can initiates patient management reports as needed. Assists with other billing projects as needed. Essential Functions Analyze the medical codes (CPT and ICD-9 codes) that are being used for billing to ensure the uniformity and accuracy agency wide. Analyze and recommend billing claim edits to ensure properly billing prior to claim being created. Create patient management reports using the NextGen system. Analyze and resolve accounts receivable aging issues. Use Microsoft Excel to create spreadsheets to assist in the analysis of patient data. Analyze and understand the patient sliding fee adjustments in NextGen. Trace the transactions through NextGen from charge entry through claim creation as part of problem resolution. Differentiate between clearing house rejections and payer rejections by frequently working within the Viatrack clearing house environment. Resolve all billing inquiries from internal and external customers. Gives appropriate information referrals and documents as necessary. Keeps thorough records of all activity including reporting and tracking of billing adjustments or corrections. Participates in staff meetings, in service trainings, and seminars to facilitate professional growth and maintain licensure if required. Involvement in quality improvement activities on an ongoing basis. Assists with other projects and duties as assigned.
Lake County, IL Waukegan, IL, USA
Sep 20, 2017
Temporary
Location: 3004 Grand Ave, Waukegan IL (Substance Abuse Adult Outpatient Treatment Program) SUMMARY This program provides substance abuse counseling to adults 18 and over and their families. Services are available to persons who abuse any type of drug or alcohol. They include intensive (Level II) and Continuing Care Outpatient (Level I) counseling. The counselor will be responsible for evaluating, assessing and admitting clients. Prepares treatment plans with clients. Provides individual, group, and family counseling.
Lake County, IL Libertyville, IL, USA
Sep 20, 2017
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, 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 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, IL, USA
Sep 19, 2017
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 Communications? If so, this position could very well be for you: Position: Associate Communications Specialist – Internal Communications Location: CAO/Communications Salary: $50,242 - $63,293 Job Summary Under general supervision, serve as a communications resource to internal services departments (County Administration, Human Resources, Information Technology and Financial and Administrative Services) to assist with developing and implementing communications strategies, and delivering effective information to target audiences. Also, develop and implement appropriate metrics to evaluate the effectiveness and impact of communication strategies. As a member of central Lake County Communications Team (under general direction from the Communications Manager), the individual will assist in developing strategies and performing activities to support the internal and external communications demands of assigned departments. Specific duties and responsibilities include: working with assigned departments on message and content development, writing and communicating information across various communication platforms (web, social media, print, video), developing and designing content for electronic and print communication channels (website, reports, brochures, fliers, speaking notes, newsletters, presentations) and managing social media platforms and postings. The individual will be responsible for leveraging LinkedIn to promote Lake County job opportunities and attract candidates. Additionally, the individual will develop and implement a communications plan to drive employee engagement and alignment to the County Board Strategic Plan, including Mission, Vision and Values. He/she will also coordinate special events and meetings. Required Skills The candidate must possess excellent verbal and written communication and presentation skills, and considerable knowledge of print, web, social media, video, graphics, public/community relations and intergovernmental relations. He/she must possess the necessary skills to respond to requests for information in a timely and customer service-oriented manner and use discretion with sensitive or confidential information or inquiries. The candidate must possess excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to develop and maintain positive and professional relationships. He/she should maintain knowledge and awareness of innovative and useful methods of communication with a focus on technology trends including social media, and on-line tools. The candidate should understand analytics tools and strategies. Required Experience The candidate must demonstrate the ability to write for various communications (letters, e-newsletters, fliers, brochures, website, as well as manage social media. The candidate must demonstrate excellent organizational skills and attention to detail, including the ability to meet deadlines, respond to requests for information in a timely manner, and manage multiple tasks simultaneously. He/she must have experience resolving issues using own initiative, under minimal supervision, time pressure, and in complex or sensitive situations. He/she must demonstrate the ability to present information clearly and in an interesting manner, and translate complex information into clear public messages. He/she must have experience producing quality presentations on complex topics to various audiences. Experience with internal communications/marketing is preferred. Experience using standard office equipment and computer software/programs, website content management, desktop publishing, PhotoShop and Adobe Illustrator. In order to be successful in this role you should have a Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Public Relations, Marketing, or Journalism and have at least two years of experience in public information, journalism, or communications, or equivalent combination of education and/or experience. To learn more about Lake County government and all the services we provide, visit the Lake County website . To learn more about other services Lake County provides and to see some of our employees in action, visit www.lakecountyil.gov 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, IL, USA
Sep 19, 2017
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 as an administrative assistant? If so, this position could very well be for you: Position: Administrative Assistant Location: County Clerk - Voting By Mail - Elections Department Salary:21.38 Job Summary: Responsible for all voting by mail ballot processing tracking and data changes as relates to elections, mail ballot request and postings according to legal deadlines, and maintaining the Voting by Mail Department calendar, ballot application processing, and part-time staff scheduling. Responsibilities include up-to-date knowledge and application of statute as it relates to mail ballot requirements and related forms, filing of documents as they relate to voters’ correspondence and the County Clerk’s office and ensuring all vote by mail processes meet or exceed legal requirements. This position requires cross-training to assist the nursing home voting coordinator with correspondence, registration, scheduling and voting materials preparation for all participating facilities. An Administrative Assistant in the elections department is responsible for maintenance of business and legal records, agreements and contracts and the analysis of legal compliance and post-election statistical data. The successful applicant will also be trained in procedures and software systems to assist election judge, voter registration and IT departments during peak levels of activity. Becoming an Administrative Assistant in the Vote by Mail Department would allow you to respond to diverse public inquiries of a substantive nature with accuracy and in a professional manner. 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 a bachelor’s degree, or an associate’s degree with 2-5 years of experience as an administrative assistant. Individuals should have a good working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite; possess the ability to effectively problem solve and can work both individually and in a team atmosphere. Candidates must have strong communication skills in both written and verbal form, possess the ability to effectively communicate with customers, co-workers and supervisors daily, and to multitask in a fast-paced environment with strict legal deadlines. Lake County offers a competitive salary and benefit package with performance-based incentive plans. We also offer 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 www.lakecountyclerk.info ). 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, IL, USA
Sep 16, 2017
Full Time
Location: 3008 Grand Avenue, Waukegan IL (Facilities Garage) Hours: Monday - Friday (7:30 am - 4:00 pm) Summary Responsible for the overall fulfillment of all the required duties as outlined in the housekeeping vendor’s contract for upkeep and execution of housekeeping of all LCHD facilities and insuring that all housekeeping complies with the agency’s and joint commission standards.
Lake County, IL Waukegan, IL, USA
Sep 07, 2017
Full Time
Job Summary Lake County is seeking an Information Security Officer (ISO) with a track record of implementing security best practices at the enterprise level. This position will report directly to the CIO and is responsible for developing, implementing and directing a comprehensive information technology security and privacy program. The ISO is responsible for developing and monitoring practices to ensure that Lake County’s information systems are physically secure and available to authorized users and is responsible for executive guidance within IT risk management and the overall security posture of the organization. This position will continually prevent, identify, and mitigate security threats and vulnerabilities in Lake County's systems, while assessing the amount of risk present and the cost and value of implementing controls and preventative measures. The ISO is responsible for promoting security awareness in the organization and ensuring compliance with statutory and regulatory requirements regarding information access, security and privacy.
Lake County, IL Waukegan, IL, USA
Aug 31, 2017
Full Time
Location: 3010 Grand Ave, Waukegan IL (Grand Avenue Health Center) Hours: Monday - Friday (9:00 am - 5:00 pm) Summary The Medical Coding Specialist will perform data reviews of Behavioral Health and outpatient records for the timely and accurate assignment of ICD-10-CM, CPT, and HCPCS codes and provide education to providers as needed.
Lake County, IL Waukegan, IL, USA
Aug 31, 2017
Full Time
Location: 3004 Grand Avenue, Waukegan Summary: Supervises nursing personnel, maintains adequate patient medical records, oversees the storage and administration of medications, and oversees program compliance with local, state and federal regulations regarding medical care of clients. Responsible for providing direct care for the medical needs of clients. Essential Functions: Develops medical protocols in consultation with the Medical Director and/or consulting psychiatrist and Program Coordinator in order to comply with state and federal laws. Provides direct service to clients including administering medications, assisting the physician, medical record charting, medical history interviews and consultations with clients regarding medical needs. Conducts complete health needs assessment and follow-up counseling with clients. Develops counseling/educational services to meet client needs. Responsible for the monitoring and strict control of administration and inventory of medications in compliance with federal regulations Meets with the pharmacy representative on a monthly basis to insure compliance. Provides and/or facilitates the opportunity for prenatal care and follow up for pregnant clients and their neonates within the program or by referral to appropriate health care providers, as appropriate to program. Acts as liaison to other clinics, hospitals and related agencies regarding medical needs of clients. Ensures clinical staff is provided with ongoing information regarding the medical needs of clients Collaborates in case supervision with clients regarding the use of medication, with detoxification and/or dual diagnosis.” Provides direction on the scope, types, and evaluation of clinical and administrative programming/staff that is offered utilizing published best practices and empirically proven clinical methodologies in delivery of client care. Must meet minimum productivity expectations.
Lake County, IL Waukegan, IL, USA
Aug 29, 2017
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 Training? If so, this position could very well be for you: Position: Learning and Development Specialist Location: County Building, Waukegan, Illinois Salary: $50,242 - $63,293 Job Summary: Responsible for analyzing training needs, developing curriculum and delivering courses in an environment that values diversity, employee growth, customer service and effective change management. The training coordinator evaluates program effectiveness to ensure training is addressing the practical needs of departments and is responsible for development of reporting for measurement of training needs and results. Becoming a Training and Development Coordinator would allow you to be involved with all departments within local government, ranging from the Division of Transportation and Public Works to the Sheriff’s office. Your day will consist of consultations with department managers and supervisors to identify training needs for teams and individuals along with developing, implementing and delivering training programs for varying levels of individuals within the organization. You will have 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 bachelor’s degree and at least 2 years of experience. Individuals should have experience in developing and implementing training programs; 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 Human Resources. 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 Zion, IL 60099, USA
Aug 28, 2017
Full Time
Location: 1022 27th Street, Zion, IL 60099 Hours: Tuesday and Friday (9:00am - 5:00pm) and Saturday (10:00am - 4:00pm) Summary: Provides support to clients based on own experiences. Responsible for engaging and motivating identified population to seek needed services. Explains, guides, supports and assists clients with goals of improved stability and self-sufficiency, independent living, self-advocacy, and development of supportive relationships. Responsible for assisting individuals with serious mental illness to increase skills in the areas of independent living and self-advocacy. Co-leads client activities. Essential Functions: Assists in the development of independent living skills curriculum. Assists in the planning and implementation of activities of the Drop-In Center Assists in the development and leading of mental health recovery groups. Assists in the development and leading of advocacy training groups. Provides supportive peer counseling. Assists staff and clients in the development and implementation of individualized treatment plans. Responds to inquiries, gives appropriate information and referrals, and documents, if necessary. Assists in implementing independent living skills and leading independent living skills classes and groups. Assists in implementing independent living skills and leading independent living skills classes and groups. Uses personal experience to establish a warm and empathic connection with the family. Explains LCHD programs to client and/or family. Assists family through the intake, referral, and connection with other agencies. Works closely with staff to identify family needs. Schedules home visits to assist with process, as needed. Provides support and advocacy for families receiving services. Assists in providing community consultation and education, as assigned. Assists in development and facilitation of trainings to clients and community. Maintains an awareness of and professional involvement/collaboration with community resources. Must meet minimum productivity expectations.
Lake County, IL Waukegan, IL, USA
Aug 26, 2017
Part Time
Location: 3010 Grand Avenue, Waukegan, IL Hours: Monday (9:30am - 3:30pm), Tuesday and Wednesday (8:30am - 4:00pm) Summary: Primary responsibilities are Spanish interpretations for Spanish speaking patients. Responsibilities: Communicates orally and in writing in both Spanish and English languages, providing interpretive and information services for Spanish speaking patients/clients. Assists established and new Spanish speaking patients with communicating with Children and Adolescent Behavioral Health Psychiatrists. 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. Develops and maintains a basic knowledge of services available at the LCHD/CHC. Develops and maintains a basic awareness of the Chronic Care Model Processes in order to reduce health disparities within our communities. 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 trainings, including 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. Performs other duties as assigned.
Lake County, IL Waukegan, IL, USA
Aug 26, 2017
Full Time
Location: 3002 Grand Avenue, Waukegan, IL Hours: Monday - Friday (8:00 am - 4:00 pm) Summary: Provides administrative support to the Program Coordinator and other members of the program staff. Generates and maintains statistical data, program reports, assists with budget needs and expenses, and tracks and maintains program inventory. Prepares correspondence and any other required documentation for the program. Responsibilities: Types all correspondence and any other required typing for the Coordinator, Provider or clinic staff as required. Acts as a receptionist, answers telephones, directs messages and handles phone inquiries. Schedules conferences, meetings and appointments. Takes minutes of staff and committee meetings as assigned. Inputs service area purchase requisitions and assists staff with BOSS time card. Maintains files and assures that photocopying of needed forms for ongoing clinic needs. Utilizes independent decision making to process incoming/outgoing correspondence and triages for urgency with distribution to appropriate person(s). Orders and maintains inventory of program supplies and equipment. Enters Maintenance, M.I.S., and Housekeeping requests in the AS/400 system. Reserves conference rooms for meetings in Microsoft Outlook. Assists Coordinator in the tracking of support staff licensing, education and other required training. Develops and maintains a basic knowledge of services available at the Lake County Health Department and Community Health Center (LCHD/CHC). Reports all unusual occurrences that may involve the safety and well being of the clients, patients and co-workers directly to the supervisor and/or Safety Officer.