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Counselor

As the largest human service provider in Lake County, we believe that services must be available without barriers. No residents are turned away due to the inability to pay. We believe in providing services in an environment of mutual respect, free of discrimination or bias. Whether assuring accessible and effective care, impacting policy, or assessing and monitoring risks, the Lake County Health Department and Community Health Center has been an essential part of the public health system in Lake County for 60 years. We are looking for passionate, qualified team members, who can help make a difference in our agency, and most importantly, in our community. 

Counselor evaluate and assess clients that are residents of the program.  You will prepare and implement treatment plans with clients; additionally, you will provide therapeutic and supportive services to clients including individual, group, and family counseling and case management.  In residential programs, Counselors are responsible for unit coverage and emergency telephone interventions. Counseling duties are generally office based, case management activities are generally community based.

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.

·         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 staffing's on assigned clients.

·         Reports client progress, behavior problems or need for medication evaluation to program supervisors/physicians/psychiatrists regularly.

Education, Qualifications, and Certification:

·         Bachelor’s degree in a related field, or

·         Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in any field and two (2) years’ experience, or

·         High School diploma or GED and five (5) years’ experience

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. 

For more information, call (847) 377-8000.  We encourage you to apply online at https://lchdcareers.com/ 

Then click on “ALL JOBS” at the top to be ported to the job page then type in Counselor and apply.

Posted 5/4/2022



Staff Nurse

As the largest human service provider in Lake County, we believe that services must be available without barriers. No residents are turned away due to the inability to pay. We believe in providing services in an environment of mutual respect, free of discrimination or bias. Whether assuring accessible and effective care, impacting policy, or assessing and monitoring risks, the Lake County Health Department and Community Health Center has been an essential part of the public health system in Lake County for 60 years. We are looking for passionate, qualified team members, who can help make a difference in our agency, and most importantly, in our community. 

Staff Nurse is responsible for administering medications. Responsible for direct care of clients, including crisis intervention and triage on admission, participates in developing treatment plans with clients, provides emergency assessment for hospitalizations, and reports supply needs to Nursing Coordinator.

Skills and Experience

·         Provides professional psychiatric nursing care related to physician’s orders in conformance with recognized nursing techniques and procedures, established standards and administrative policies of the department.

·         Participates in development and implementation of services for high-risk population in conjunction with other behavioral health staff and/or as directed by Program Coordinator.

·         Provides ongoing case management services for program clients.

·         Responds to inquiries, gives appropriate information and referrals, and documents, if necessary.

·         Involved in quality improvement activities on an ongoing basis.

·         Conducts crisis intervention/evaluation/referral to persons who present themselves at the program.

·         May provide direct services to clients including individual treatment.

·         Facilitates with clients and collaborates with the treatment team to develop, review and update treatment goals and referrals both internally and externally.

·         Organizes and participates in treatment-related clinical conferences and staffing's on assigned clients.

·         Provides education and direction to clients, family members and/or significant others.

·         Takes responsibility for training in and documenting clinical chart requirements to meet program and state standards.

Education, Qualifications, and Certification:

·         Associate degree, two years in general nursing care is required, plus one year of experience in chemical dependency is preferred.  -OR-

·         Bachelor’s degree or diploma, one years’ experience in general nursing care required, plus one year of experience in chemical dependency/behavioral health field is preferred; Illinois License as an (RN) Registered Nurse

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. 

For more information, call (847) 377-8000.  We encourage you to apply online at https://lchdcareers.com/ 

Then click on “ALL JOBS” at the top to be ported to the job page then type in Nurse and apply.

Posted 5/4/2022


Therapist

As the largest human service provider in Lake County, we believe that services must be available without barriers. No residents are turned away due to the inability to pay. We believe in providing services in an environment of mutual respect, free of discrimination or bias. Whether assuring accessible and effective care, impacting policy, or assessing and monitoring risks, the Lake County Health Department and Community Health Center has been an essential part of the public health system in Lake County for 60 years. We are looking for passionate, qualified team members, who can help make a difference in our agency, and most importantly, in our community. 

The Therapist primary responsibilities are to provide individual and group therapy, and complete comprehensive assessments for clients entering care. Position responsibilities also include evaluation, psycho-social education, and assists clients in developing and accomplishing treatment goals in individual and group settings. Provides consultation and education both internally and externally to community groups and emergency services. Hybrid video conferencing opportunities available.

Skills and Experience

·         Provides direct services to clients including individual and group treatment.

·         Focuses on client empowerment in providing treatment, seeking to assist clients to build strengths to meet their treatment needs.

·         Facilitates with clients and collaborates with the treatment team to develop, review and update treatment goals and referrals both internally and externally.

·         Provides education and direction to clients, family members and/or significant others.

·         Conducts crisis intervention/evaluation/referral for persons who present themselves at the program.

·         Performs initial evaluations and assessments of potential clients regarding their appropriateness for participation in the program.

·         Organizes and participates in treatment-related clinical conferences and staffing's on assigned clients.

·         Takes responsibility for training in and documenting clinical chart requirements to meet program and state standards.

Education, Qualifications, and Certification:

·         Master’s degree in a related field, and

·         Successful completion of 1,000 practicum hours, or

·         One (1) year of documented clinical experience under the supervision of a QMHP

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. 

For more information, call (847) 377-8000.  We encourage you to apply online at https://lchdcareers.com/  

Then click on “ALL JOBS” at the top to be ported to the job page then type in Therapist and apply.

Posted 5/4/2022

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