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.

 

73 job(s) at Lake County Government

Lake County, IL Highland Park, Illinois, United States
Oct 06, 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: Under the supervision of the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Breastfeeding Coordinator, provides breastfeeding promotion, encouragement and support to all pregnant and breastfeeding women on WIC. The Breastfeeding Peer Counselor I is enthusiastic about breastfeeding and strives to help other mothers enjoy a positive experience. Location: This position is shared at both the Belvidere Medical Building (2400 Belvidere Road, Waukegan) and Northshore Health Center (1840 Green Bay Road, Highland Park) Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, & Thursday (8:30am - 4:30pm) and Thursday (11:00am - 7:00pm) Skills and Experience Provides basic breastfeeding information and support to new mothers, including educating them about the risks of not breastfeeding, overcoming common barriers and successfully initiating and continuing breastfeeding. Helps mothers prevent common breastfeeding concerns. Works with other WIC employees and medical staff to become part of clinic flow to minimize client wait times and provide optimal customer service. Provides one-on-one breastfeeding counseling/support services to WIC clients at assigned clinics. Counsels WIC mothers via telephone (call or text) by providing encouragement and support for breastfeeding prior to delivery, during the early postpartum period and as appropriate thereafter. May require being available via phone outside of regular work hours. Follows up on calls to the Breastfeeding Hotline in a timely manner. Runs computer reports and documents contacts with pregnant and breastfeeding women according to protocol. Documents services and one-on-one/telephone counseling in Cornerstone case notes. Assists in building and maintaining clinic caseload by enrolling new pregnant, breastfeeding, postpartum, and infants in Cornerstone. Promotes breastfeeding and WIC services to Medicaid Presumptive Eligibility (MPE) and pregnant women early in their first trimester to patients of the FQHC. Assists in maintaining inventory of breast pumps and supplies at assigned clinics. Maintains up to date knowledge of breastfeeding issues/trends through appropriate training and continuing education. Participates in Peer Counselor meetings, staff trainings and breastfeeding in-services. Assist in bilingual translation as appropriate. Education, Qualifications, and Certification: Requires a High School Diploma or G.E.D. certificate. Requires completion of “Loving Support” Breastfeeding Peer Counselor Training Program (or a similar 20-hour training which includes all the significant Loving Support components) within the first 6 months of hire. A woman of the community, with similar characteristics (i.e. age, race, cultural ethnicity, education and socioeconomic level) of WIC participants and must have breastfed at least one baby within the last 5 years (does not need to be currently breastfeeding). About the Perks: Lake County offers a competitive salary and benefit package with performance-based incentive plans. We also offer flexible working hours, and a comprehensive wellness and training program. Visit the Health Department page to get additional information on why you should work for us. To learn more about the department you will be working for, visit Women, Infants & Children (WIC). To learn more about our community impact and to see some of our employees please review this short video . Any offer of employment is conditioned on the successful completion of a background screening, drug and alcohol testing and may include a pre-employment medical exam. The Lake County Health Department and Community Health Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Lake County, IL Waukegan, Illinois, United States
Sep 30, 2018
Full Time
Corrections Officer Lateral Transfer – Lake County Sheriff's Office IF YOU ARE CURRENTLY A CERTIFIED CORRECTIONS OFFICER and looking for growth opportunities to enhance your career, the Lake County Sheriff’s Office is currently accepting applications for the position of Corrections Officer. Salary : $25.57/hr (as determined by Teamsters Local 700) The general function of the position within the organization is to perform complex work related to community protection, public safety, and victim’s rights through the custodial supervision of sentenced individuals and pre-trial detainees utilizing direct supervision and innovative community-based management principles. The position is under moderate supervision. Duties include, but are not limited to, maintaining a safe environment for corrections staff and inmates. We strive to recruit the most qualified professionals. We employ the most current and highly regarded training, which reinforces preparation, adaptability, professionalism, ethics, dignity, respect and overall proficiency. Required Skills YOU MUST BE CURRENTLY WORKING AS A FULL-TIME CORRECTIONS OFFICER. Available to work all shifts, including holidays and weekends. Currently employed as a Corrections Officer; and, Good standing in their department as of the date of certification by any State; and, Two years of full-time, continuous experience with the same Corrections Facility where currently employed, the definition of which includes, but is not limited to, authority to make arrest and carry firearms; and, Successfully completed Illinois Basic Corrections Officer Training which can be completed within 6 months of your hire date. Additional forms and documents will be emailed to all applicants that meet the minimum requirements after you have completed the on-line application. Required Experience Only on-line applications will be accepted. There is no fee. In addition, when requested, you will be required to fill out a personal history statement and provide a copy of your birth certificate or naturalization, a copy of your high school diploma or GED, and a copy of your law enforcement certificate. If you have any questions, please email the Sheriff’s Office at wkinville@lakecountyil.gov. Lake County Government offers a competitive salary and benefit package, and is committed to being an employer of choice. ANY OFFER OF EMPLOYMENT IS CONDITIONED ON THE SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION OF A PRE-EMPLOYMENT MEDICAL EXAM, WHICH INCLUDES A DRUG AND ALCOHOL SCREEN AND A BACKGROUND SCREENING. Lake County is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Lake County, IL Waukegan, Illinois, United States
Sep 30, 2018
Part 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: Responsible for a variety of specialized clerical duties utilizing a high degree of independent judgment, problem solving, and initiative. Hours: Monday - Friday (8:00am - 12:00pm) About You: Skills and Experience: Knowledge of office operations, modern office equipment and records. Advanced ability to use standard business computer software. Ability to consistently produce accurate work products. Ability to respectfully interact with diverse clients/customers and assist in problem-solving/complaint resolution. Under supervision, assist in coordinating and running community-based events. BHS ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Acquires and utilizes knowledge of LCHD/CHC database and word processing software and other equipment commensurate with position. Responds to inquiries, gives appropriate information and referrals, and documents, if necessary. Payroll & Purchasing Maintains daily attendance records and prepares regular attendance reports to be submitted to Administration. Coordinates and submits travel vouchers as well as seminar registrations. Prepares and monitors payroll records; processes and distributes payroll and expense checks. Performs purchasing functions in conjunction with the Business Manager. Coordinates with purchasing for maintenance agreements and blanket purchase orders. Prepares accounts payable for processing through Administrative Services. Interviews clients for financial and statistical information. Makes arrangements for services of copiers, typewriters, fax machines, dictaphones, etc. Acts as liaison between 3012 BHS staff and housekeeping, maintenance staff. Data Management Performs data entry for quality improvement and data management purposes. Assists in spreadsheet and database creation and set-up. Runs and distributes statistical reports for audit and review purposes. Processes statistics generated by information management systems. Transcribes correspondence, memoranda, and clinical forms. Assists in scoring of client and staff surveys. Files and maintains records related to quality improvement processes. Assists in quality improvement reviews, including chart audits. Education, Qualifications, and Certification: Requires a high school diploma or G.E.D. certificate. Requires two years of specialized office experience. About the Perks: Lake County offers a competitive salary and benefit package with performance-based incentive plans. We also offer flexible working hours, and a comprehensive wellness and training program. Visit the Health Department page to get additional information on why you should work for us. To learn more about the department you will be working for, visit Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) To learn more about our community impact and to see some of our employees 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. Lake County is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Lake County, IL Vernon Hills, Illinois, United States
Nov 11, 2018
Full Time
Are you looking for a challenging role with rewarding compensation and an excellent benefit package? If so, the 19th Judicial Circuit Court is the place for you. 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 education? If so, this position could very well be for you: Position: Teacher Location: Vernon Hills, Illinois, United States Salary: $50,243 Job Summary: Educating juveniles confined in the Hulse Detention Center for short term periods waiting court action and/or in the FACE-IT Program, our juvenile residential program. Becoming a Special Education Teacher would allow you to be involved with the students in providing instructional programs that meet the students’ individual needs including extensive use of a digital learning program and acting as liaison with school personnel, judicial officers, and other agencies. Your day will consist of being a team leader for students in the classroom and working directly with detention center staff to maintain behavioral control to the students assigned. This position works year-round. 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 Bachelors’ Degree from a four-year accredited college or university, and one to two years related experience and/or training is preferred. Individuals should have a working knowledge of behavioral issues in youth; possess the ability to effectively problem solve and have the ability to work both individually and in a team atmosphere. A valid Illinois Professional Educator License is required, and the ability to speak Spanish is preferred. 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 the 19th Judicial Circuit Court . 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 Vernon Hills, Illinois, United States
Nov 11, 2018
Full Time
Are you looking for a challenging role with rewarding compensation and an excellent benefit package? If so, the 19th Judicial Circuit court is the place for you. 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 education? If so, this position could very well be for you: Position: Special Education Teacher Location: Vernon Hills, Illinois, United States Salary: $56,840 Job Summary: Educating juveniles confined in the Hulse Detention Center for short term periods waiting court action and/or in the FACE-IT Program, our juvenile residential program. Becoming a Special Education Teacher would allow you to be involved with the students in providing instructional programs that meet the students’ individual needs including extensive use of a digital learning program and acting as liaison with school personnel, judicial officers, and other agencies. Your day will consist of being a team leader for students in the classroom and working directly with detention center staff to maintain behavioral control to the students assigned. This position works year-round. 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 Bachelors’ Degree from a four-year accredited college or university, and one to two years related experience and/or training is preferred. Individuals should have a working knowledge of behavioral issues in youth; possess the ability to effectively problem solve and have the ability to work both individually and in a team atmosphere. A valid Illinois Professional Educator License with LBS1 endorsement is required, and the ability to speak Spanish is preferred. 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 the 19th Judicial Circuit Court . 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
Nov 09, 2018
Full Time
The Documentation and Training Analyst helps the Enterprise Technology Department and its partners realize their visions of change quickly and effectively, helping enable staff members and other stakeholders for new mindsets and behaviors. The analyst will implement and continuously improve documentation and training processes, standards, and templates for Enterprise Technology, and provide expertise on these things to its partners. The analyst is an expert in enabling others to confidently and effectively use business processes and systems, with knowledge of education and communication principles, teaching methods, and learning needs. Responsibilities For new business processes and systems… Help stakeholders adopt new behaviors and mindset through training (and related communications) Track and reporting stakeholder proficiency Create documentation to facilitate knowledge transfer, including job aids, infographics, instructional presentations and videos, etc. Across projects, help… Build the County’s ability to drive change by training leadership and staff on best practices for organization change management Ensure standardization/consistency in practices (use of best practices) Help implement and continuously improve documentation and training processes, standards, and templates for the Enterprise Technology Department, and provide expertise on these things to partners in the broader organization Show value training adds Draft documentation (policies, procedures, etc.) for use of systems Audit compliance with policies, procedures, etc. Develop new training (and related organization change management) knowledge, skills, and abilities, and demonstrate competence through relevant courses and certifications, for example, those offered through the Association for Talent Development, etc. Develop other staff, helping them obtain new training knowledge, skills, and abilities Conduct research and analysis as needed to support Enterprise Technology goals and functions Prepare and deliver written and oral reports and presentations
Lake County, IL Libertyville, Illinois, United States
Nov 09, 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: Under general direction receives samples at the Environmental Laboratory and performs the associated logging/data entry. Performs other data entry/data handling in the Lab Information Management System and distributes laboratory reports to appropriate recipients. Performs some limited routine chemical and microbiological analysis of water samples in a laboratory setting. Supports Environmental Laboratory technicians and their associated analyses and activities. Location: 500 West Winchester Road, Libertyville IL 60048 Hours: Monday - Friday (8:30am - 4:30pm) Skills and Experience Receives samples at the Environmental Laboratory and performs the associated logging/data entry. Performs specified routine microbiological and chemical analysis as assigned. Performs data entry/data handling in the Lab Information Management System. Distributes laboratory reports to appropriate recipients. Supports Environmental Laboratory technicians and their associated analyses and activities. Prepares and standardizes chemical solutions, reagents and materials for use in various tests. Maintains clean work area, cleans and maintains laboratory equipment. Prepares and maintains records and reports on samples and test results. Maintains familiarity with specified laboratory procedures as published in Standard Methods for the Examination of Water and Waste Water, and the administrative rules of the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency 35 Ill. Adm. Code Part 186 Accreditation of Environmental Laboratories, and the Illinois Department of Public Health 77 Ill. Adm. Code Part 465 Certification and Operation of Environmental Laboratories. Education, Qualifications, and Certification: Requires an Associate’s degree in an applicable field of study. A Bachelor’s degree with a major in chemical or biological sciences or related field is 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 Environmental Laboratory 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
Nov 09, 2018
Temporary
Do you want a career where you can truly make a difference? The Lake County Health Department and Community Health Center is one of the largest human service providers in Lake County. We live our mission each day, promoting the health and well-being of all who live, work, and play in Lake County. If you are passionate about giving back and ready to be a part of an innovative team, we are looking for you! About the Role: As a Flex Counselor at Children and Adolescent Behavioral Services (CABS) you will be responsible for evaluating, assessing and admitting clients. You will also prepare treatment plans and assessments for our clients; as well as provide individual, group, and family counseling on an as need basis. This position does not have permanent set hours and is as needed. Responsibilities: Provides education and direction to clients, family members and/or significant others. Provides direct services to clients including individual and group treatment. Takes responsibility for training in and documenting clinical chart requirements to meet program and state standards. Responds to inquiries, gives appropriate information and referrals, and documents, if necessary.. Conducts crisis intervention/evaluation/referral to persons in the community or who present themselves at the program. Secures hospitalization, if necessary. Performs initial evaluations and assessments of potential clients regarding their appropriateness for participation in the program. Participates in collection of client fees including completing forms for third-part coverage. Serves food to clients in residential programs. Participates in staff meetings, in-service trainings, and seminars to facilitate professional growth and maintain licensure if required. Maintains an awareness of and professional involvement/collaboration with community resources. Assists in facilitating transportation of clients. Education, Qualifications, and Certification: With a high school diploma or G.E.D. certificate, requires 3 years experience and specialized training in mental health or chemical dependency, or Associate’s degree with an emphasis in behavioral sciences or related field, no experience is required. If a recovering person, you must have two years of demonstrated sobriety. Be 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. Be 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.) within 24 months of 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. To learn more about the department you will be working for, please visit the Children and Adolescent Behavioral Services Program information page. If you would like to learn more about our community impact and to see some of our employees in action, please review this short video . Any offer of employment is conditioned on the successful completion of a background screening, drug and alcohol testing and may include a pre-employment medical exam. The Lake County Health Department and Community Health Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Lake County, IL Libertyville, Illinois, United States
Nov 03, 2018
Full Time
Are you looking for a challenging role within an organization that provides flexible hours, rewarding compensation and an excellent benefit package? If so, Lake County Government is the place for you. Comprised of nearly 3,000 employees, it is our goal to positively serve the residents of Lake County while working with a purpose. We believe our employees should take pride in the work they accomplish while truly respecting a collaborative work environment. Do you have a background in accounting and financial record keeping? If so, this position could very well be for you: Position: Accounting Specialist Location: Libertyville, IL Salary: $21.37-$23.21 Job Summary: Responsible for maintaining a high degree of fiscal accountability and compliance while performing a variety of financial transactions and support to team members, as well as internal and external stakeholders. Becoming an Accounting Specialist within the Public Works would allow you to become part of a dynamic team of individuals collectively responsible for administration of the departments $47 million operating and capital budget. Your day will consist of performing various tasks including accounts payables, receivables, invoicing, procurement, reporting, and data collection. 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 or GED equivalent, at least two years of required courses or training in accounting, general business and/or administrative office procedures, and a high level of comfort utilizing technology, including phones, computer systems, and software applications. Individuals should have a working knowledge of accounting principles and practices; possess the ability to effectively problem solve and can work both individually and in a team atmosphere. Experience utilizing Oracle financial software system is preferred. 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
Nov 01, 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: As a Dental Assistant you will assist a Dentist and/or Dental Hygienist. Dental assistants should be well-organized with great attention to detail. You should be able to follow instructions and respect dental office regulations. We want you to be skilled in providing direct or indirect patient care and able to make office procedures as smooth as possible. Location: 1840 Green Bay Road, Highland Park, IL Hours: Monday and Wednesday: 1030-630 and Tuesday, Thursday, Friday: 0830-430 Skills and Experience Responsible for maintaining dental operatory in a hygienic manner, including items of equipment utilized in the provision of direct patient care. Cleans and sterilizes dental instruments and returns to proper storage after use. Assist in exposure, processing and mounting of dental radiographs and keeping of radiographs as part of a patient’s dental record. Informs supervisor of material shortages and necessity to reorder. Prepares materials or medications for use by dentist or dental hygienist and delivers them as required in the treatment of patients. Participates in expanded duties allowed by DRE of Illinois for preventative procedures as trained. Maintains dental equipment and log entries per designated time frames. Allows flexibility in scheduling of staff for program efficiency in the dental clinics. Keeps accurate record of patient visits. Education, Qualifications, and Certification: High School diploma or GED required. Certified Dental Assistant preferred. About the Perks: Lake County offers a competitive salary and benefit package with performance-based incentive plans. We also offer flexible working hours, and a comprehensive wellness and training program. Visit the Health Department page to get additional information on why you should work for us. If you would like to learn more about our community impact and to see some of our employees in action, please review this short video . Any offer of employment is conditioned on the successful completion of a background screening, drug and alcohol testing and may include a pre-employment medical exam. The Lake County Health Department and Community Health Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Lake County, IL Waukegan, Illinois, United States
Oct 30, 2018
Full Time
The Director of Facilities and Construction Services is a newly created position which reports directly to the County Administrator with day-to -day operational support from an Assistant County Administrator. The new position will provide strategic, administrative and technical oversight of the County ’ s facilities maintenance and management, capital construction, and long-term capital planning processes. The Director oversees a leadership team that consists of two managers/administrators and three assistant managers, a project management team that consists of two full time dedicated project managers, and a custodial and maintenance staff of 56 employees. Responsibilities of the Director of Facilities and Construction Services include: Lead the development and implementation of the County ’ s Strategic Facilities Master Plan. Execute facility improvement and redevelopment projects in a manner that ensures the continuity of service. Assess and recommend priorities for improving facilities operations. Establish working relationships and regular communication with departments to address facility and maintenance needs. Ensure project management for new construction and large projects that adheres to project schedule and budget. Provide for all bidding, procurement of construction, furnishings, equipment, land acquisition, relocation services and all other ancillary items involved in construction projects. Identify opportunities for cost-effective investment in building operation systems and maintenance services. Establish performance metrics to monitor the efficiency of building equipment, energy usage, security and other building operating systems. Communicate with executive leadership to define and execute clear priorities. Keep current with facilities trends and issues and advise executives and management on their competitive or financial impact.
Lake County, IL Waukegan, Illinois, United States
Oct 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: 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 Waukegan, Illinois, United States
Oct 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: Responsible for assisting A Way Out (AWO) program clients on behalf of the LCHD/CHC and Lake County partners. Provides linkage/case management and support to AWO participants while in treatment and post treatment. Increases awareness of treatment options and resources. Works with research team to track participation and grant-related outcomes. Location: 3010 Grand Avenue, Waukegan IL (Grand Avenue Campus) Hours: Monday - Friday (8:30am - 4:30pm) Skills and Experience Facilitates with A Way Out participants and collaborates with the treatment team to develop, review treatment goals and referrals both internally and externally. Educates community entities and individuals on A Way Out program and substance abuse issues. Provides atmosphere of customer service in assuring that participants are treated in a respectful and friendly manner. 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 community services. Helps secure and maintain entitlements. Organizes and participates in treatment-related clinical conferences and staffings. As needed assigned on-call during regular working hours. As part of that function, employee will work directly with A Way Out participants post-screening to connect them to the best, available resources. Perform community outreach to A Way Out participants to enhance engagement with and follow through on treatment goals Provides education and direction to clients, family members and/or significant others. Education, Qualifications, and Certification: With an Associate’s degree with an emphasis in behavioral sciences or related field, three years of experience is required. With a Bachelor’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 Waukegan, Illinois, United States
Oct 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: Evaluates and assesses clients. Prepares and implements treatment plans with clients. Provides therapeutic and supportive services to clients, including individual, group, and family counseling and case management. Prepares and presents education seminars to clients, their families, the general public and other service providers on chemical dependency and/or mental health. In residential programs, responsible for unit coverage and emergency telephone interventions. Counseling duties are generally office based, case management activities are generally community based. Location: 3004 Grand Avenue, Waukegan IL Hours: Monday, Wednesday and Thursday: 8:00am - 4:00PM, Tuesday: 8:00am - 5:00pm and Friday: 8:00am - 3:00pm Skills and Experience Provides direct services to clients including organizing and facilitating individual and group treatment and activities, supervision of the milieu and case management and outreach. Develops clients abilities to problem-solve interpersonal conflicts. Facilitates with clients and collaborates with the treatment team to develop, review and update treatment goals and referrals both internally and externally. Takes responsibility for training in and documenting clinical chart requirements to meet program and state standards. 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. Focuses on client empowerment and evidence-based practices in providing treatment, seeking to assist clients to build on strengths in addressing treatment needs. Provides education and direction to clients, family members and/or significant others. Organizes and participates in treatment-related clinical conferences and staffings on assigned clients. Reports client progress, behavior problems or need for medication evaluation to program supervisors/physicians/psychiatrists regularly. Must meet minimum productivity expectations. SAP Counselor Demonstrates a working knowledge of methadone/LAAM and buprenorphine in methadone maintenance. Monitors the collection of urine specimens and related tasks. Education, Qualifications, and Certification: With an Associate’s degree with an emphasis in behavioral sciences or related field and three years of experience is required; or, Bachelor’s degree in psychology, social work or related field and one year of experience is required. If a recovering person, must have two years of demonstrated sobriety. Be 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. About the Perks: Lake County offers a competitive salary and benefit package with performance-based incentive plans. We also offer flexible working hours, and a comprehensive wellness and training program. Visit the Health Department page to get additional information on why you should work for us. To learn more about the department you will be working for, visit Outpatient Substance Abuse Program . 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
Oct 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: As a Medical Assistant you will assist physicians and staff members in providing optimal ambulatory health care to patients in a clinic setting. You will be responsible for stocking and maintaining exam/team rooms, as well as assisting with clinical and clerical duties. This is a direct patient contact position. Spanish speaking preferred. Location: Belvidere Medical Building, 2400 Belvidere Road, Waukegan, IL Hours: Monday: 8:00am-4:00pm, Tuesday: 9:00am -5:00pm, Wednesday and Friday: 830am - 5:30pm and Thursday: 11:00am -7:00pm Skills and Experience 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. Administer medication within their scope of practice. Education, Qualifications, and Certification: Ability to read, write and speak Spanish, preferred . Requires High School Diploma or GED. Medical assistant certification or registration required. About the Perks: Lake County offers a competitive salary and benefit package with performance-based incentive plans. We also offer flexible working hours, and a comprehensive wellness and training program. Visit the Health Department page to get additional information on why you should work for us. If you would like to learn more about our community impact and to see some of our employees in action, please review this short video . Any offer of employment is conditioned on the successful completion of a background screening, drug and alcohol testing and may include a pre-employment medical exam. The Lake County Health Department and Community Health Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Lake County, IL Waukegan, Illinois, United States
Oct 24, 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: Provides direct clinical care of clients, including ordering of lab tests, counseling of patients, developing treatment plans and prescribing medication within the scope of their education and certification of the collaborative agreement with their collaborating physician as assigned clinical facilities in the Lake County Health Department and Community Health Center. Responsible for the management of Immunization Clinics within assigned health centers. Immunization Clinic sites will rotate based on scheduling. Works with Medical Director, Associate Director of Clinical Operations, Associate Director of Prevention and Immunization Coordinator to achieve clinical and practice goals. Location: 3010 Grand Avenue, Waukegan IL Hours: This position will be Monday - Friday with some Saturdays and Evenings. Skills and Experience Elicits and screens medical histories, performs physical examinations. Requests, interprets and performs laboratory examinations. Assesses, identifies and evaluates health problems. Prescribes medications as per practice guidelines. Provides preventive health screening education to clients, see guidelines and protocols. 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. Immunization-Specific Duties: Provides coverage of Immunization Clinics within assigned health centers Coordinates Immunization Clinic team Education, Qualifications, and Certification: Master’s Degree in Nursing or postmaster certification as an APN, preference for FNP (Family Nurse Practitioner) 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. If you would like to learn more about our community impact and to see some of our employees in action, please review this short video . Any offer of employment is conditioned on the successful completion of a background screening, drug and alcohol testing and may include a pre-employment medical exam. The Lake County Health Department and Community Health Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Lake County, IL Waukegan, Illinois, United States
Oct 23, 2018
Part 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 experience in providing detailed clerical work and have the drive to learn video redaction software? If so, this position could very well be for you: Position: FOIA/Redaction Clerk Location: Waukegan, IL Salary: $16.74/hr Job Summary: Becoming a FOIA/Redaction Clerk, would allow you to be involved with the Lake County Sheriff’s Office Records Division. Your day will consist of reviewing and redacting Digital Media Evidence (DME – videos) and FOIA requests. You will also perform general office duties which include typing correspondences, filing and tracking of documents, along with assisting the public and any outside agencies. You will have endless opportunities to impact and make a difference within Lake County. Being able to build working relationships with employees among 30 countywide departments and the public is sure to keep you interested and continuously learning. In order to be successful in this role, you should have a High School Diploma or general education degree (GED) equivalent. You most have knowledge of modern office practices, procedures, equipment, grammar, and Microsoft Office 2016. Must have a willingness to learn video redaction software and be able to complete State of Illinois Freedom of Information Act and Open Meetings Act training within 90 days of hire. 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 Libertyville, Illinois, United States
Oct 20, 2018
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: Laboratory Supervisor Location: Libertyville, IL Starting Salary: $31.13-35.67 Job Summary: Responsible for overseeing monitoring programs as required by NPDES permits and IEPA drinking water programs; supervising lab staff, schedule preparation, data review, field monitoring, lab audits, analytical testing, and managing a QA/QC and LIMS programs. Becoming a Laboratory Supervisor would allow you to be involved with the continued laboratory certification from the Illinois Dept of Public Health and Illinois Environmental Protection Agency, overseeing ongoing routine and special monitoring programs with plant supervisors and operators; employee performance review, training, method development, staff development, and conducting internal laboratory audits. Familiarity with procedures from Standard Methods and the NELAC program is required. In order to be successful in this role you should have a Bachelors degree in chemistry, biology, microbiology, or environmental science. Certification from the Illinois Department of Public Health is also required along with a minimum of two years of experience supervising a laboratory, preferably a water environmental laboratory; or three years as a Senior/Lead Laboratory Technician or QAQC officer. The ability to operate analytical equipment such as Graphite/Flame AA, Ion Chromatograph, and ICPMS is desirable. Possession of a valid drivers 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
Oct 18, 2018
Temporary
The Lake County Health Department is seeking qualified individuals to provide community-based mental health crisis assessment of adults (Mobile Crisis Response). Excellent opportunity to use clinical skills, earn extra income, and work only when your schedule allows. Qualified individuals must be licensed in Illinois as an LCPC or LCSW and have experience with direct care with adults with mental illness. The mobile crisis counselor will commit to being available at least 2 8-hour periods each week, ideally evenings and/or overnights on weekdays, and anytime on weekends. When contacted by the Crisis Care Program, the counselor will travel to locations in Lake County IL and conduct a crisis assessment, and coordinate linkage and referral services for the person in crisis. The counselor is expected to complete the crisis assessment, even if it takes them beyond the 8-hour period. The mobile crisis counselor will be expected to complete all appropriate written documentation for the crisis assessment, including consent forms and associated documents, and submit documentation to program coordinator within 24 hours of conclusion of assessment. The counselor will be paid for services provided at the rate of one-hundred and twenty-five dollars ($125.00) per crisis assessment. Most assessments take about 2 hours, but could be longer or shorter. Contractor will be paid at the rate of twenty dollars ($20.00) per hour for participating in training required by LCHD/CHC, and for phone and in-person consults. The person must agree to receive training in the use of the IM+CANS assessment tool, pass the certification test, and maintain annual certification. The person must also receive training in the use of the Lake County Health Department electronic health record (NextGen). Training time is reimbursed. The counselor is expected to attend all required trainings. This is a contract position , and individuals will not be an employee of LCHD/CHC, but will be retained on an independent contractor basis, and are not entitled, nor will be entitled to any LCHD/CHC benefits, liability insurance coverage, or workmen’s compensation coverage. The counselor must maintain Malpractice insurance and Automobile Liability insurance. All insurance coverage is at the Contractor’s expense. Please visit the Crisis Care Program , to learn more about the program and visit our website to learn more about the Health Department .
Lake County, IL Waukegan, Illinois, United States
Oct 18, 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: As a Counselor III, you will evaluate and assess clients in the Children & Adolescent Behavioral Services (CABS) program. You will provide individual, family, and group therapy; mental health evaluation; treatment planning; case management and case consultation services to youth clients and their families. Responsibilities: Maintain regular contact with an active case load. 24 hour crisis response to the location of the youth in crisis. Collaborate with the treatment team to develop, review and update client treatment goals and referrals both internally and externally. Assist clients with obtaining public entitlements, housing and community resources. Conduct crisis intervention/evaluation/referral to persons who present themselves at the program. Attend briefings with Court Services, schools, agencies and others, as necessary. Focus on client empowerment evidence based or adopted best practices in providing treatment, seeking to assist clients to build on strengths in addressing treatment needs. Provide services in office and community settings. Work as part of a comprehensive treatment team. Provides consultation and education to community groups. Competently work with clients with coexisting disorders including substance abuse. Meet minimum productivity expectations and documentation standards using electronic medical records. Education, Qualifications, and Certification: Bachelor’s degree with an emphasis in behavioral sciences or related field and three years of experience is required, or Master’s degree in psychology, social work or related field and one year of experience is required. Child and Adolescent experience is required. If a recovering person, must have two years of demonstrated sobriety. About the Perks: Lake County offers a competitive salary and benefit package with performance-based incentive plans. We also offer flexible working hours, and a comprehensive wellness and training program. Visit the Health Department page to get additional information on why you should work for us. To learn more about the department you will be working for, visit the CABS program information page. To learn more about our community impact and to see some of our employees please review this short video . Any offer of employment is conditioned on the successful completion of a background screening, drug and alcohol testing and may include a pre-employment medical exam. The Lake County Health Department and Community Health Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer.