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Public Health Nurse - Family Case Management - $5,000 SIGN ON BONUS! - Case Management

Company: Lake County IL
Location: Waukegan
Posted on: September 22, 2023

Job Description:

Public Health Nurse - Family Case Management - $5,000 SIGN ON BONUS!General Description

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 have been an essential part of the public health system in Lake County for 60 years.We are looking for passionate, qualifiedteam members, who can help make a difference in our agency, and most importantly, in our community.


Independent application of the nursing process, comprehensive case management services to clients (individuals and/or families) in the home, and a variety of community settings. Participates in orientation, program development, community assessment, and quality assurance or improvement. Home visits to pregnant women and infants. Hybrid visits include home visits and telephone visits.

Scheduled Hours; 37.5 hours a week Essential Functions

* Participates in ongoing assessment of health needs of population and individuals and develops plans with clients and other health professionals to meet identified needs.
* Implements outcome-oriented nursing process (assessment of the community, family, and client health needs, formulates goals with the client, develops, implements, and evaluates care plan and client's progress) for clients in assigned geographic areas or clinics.
* Confers with other members of multidisciplinary healthcare teams, community services, and organizations to develop and modify care plans for clients.
* Effectively manages assigned caseload, including timely and appropriate contact with clients and provision of needed interventions.
* Maintains complete timely, accurate, and concise documentation of nursing interventions and outcomes. Compiles inter-agency/intra-agency reports as required.
* Maintains current knowledge of maternal, child, and, adolescent health trends, and issues and applies it to practice.
* Participates in clinical case conferences, staff meetings, in-services, committees, and orientation of staff and students, as appropriate.
* Provides health education in clinic settings or community groups and interprets Health Department services as appropriate.
* Serves as a resource to other staff, health care providers, and the community in the management of multidisciplinary situations related to public health issues.
* Directs and monitors ancillary staff activities and assigned duties and interprets for staff and client families if bilingual.
* Performs other duties as assigned.

Knowledge Skills Abilities and Education Required

* Requires a Bachelor's of Science degree in nursing or an Associate Degree in Nursing with recent OB or pediatric nursing experience.

* One year of recent experience as a registered nurse in an acute care setting or a public health agency.

* Current Illinois licensure as a registered professional nurse or Illinois license by reciprocity within six months of the initial date of employment; valid driver's license.

* Requires access to privately owned and insured vehicle during working hours.

* Maintain CPR certification

Supplemental Information

You can find additional information aboutthe Lake County Health Department,our culture,and why you should join our teamathttps://lchdcareers.com.

As a public health department, we believe in the science, data, and power of vaccines, like influenza and COVID-19 vaccines, to protect against and prevent illness. Therefore,we require all Health Department staff to receive the primary series of the COVID-19 vaccine as well as the annual influenza vaccineunless they have an approved medical or religious exemption.

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. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, disability, veteranstatus,and other protected characteristics.

Keywords: Lake County IL, Waukegan , Public Health Nurse - Family Case Management - $5,000 SIGN ON BONUS! - Case Management, Healthcare , Waukegan, Illinois

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