Meet the Community Coaches

Lynne Sebille-White
Lynne Sebille-White
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Senior Director, Career Coaching & Campus Partnerships
(Career Coach)
Alicia Joens
Alicia Joens
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Senior Specialist, New Student Partnerships
(Career Coach)
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Mallory Becraft
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Associate Director, Career Coaching & Campus Partnerships
(Career Coach)
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Brianna Bennett
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Assistant Director, Employer Engagement
(Career Coach)
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Sauvik Goswami
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Associate Director, Assessment & Analytics
(Career Coach)
  • Do you consider yourself to be nurturing, curious, or solution-focused?
  • Are you interested in learning about how the body works and how to keep it healthy?
  • Does it sound like fun to work at a hospital, clinic, laboratory, or recreation center?
  • Could you see yourself working with specific populations, like athletes, children, senior citizens, or animals?

Careers in this community focus on decreasing illness and injury and supporting others to be healthy and wholesome. 

Human Health

  • Nursing Assistant, Medical Assistant, Nurse Tech, Patient Care Tech 
  • Optician
  • EMT, Paramedic
  • Dental Assistant, Dental Hygienist
  • Occupational Therapy Assistant/Aide, Physical Therapy Assistant/Aide
  • Pharmacy Technician
  • Radiologic Tech, Cardiovascular Tech, Surgical Tech
  • Respiratory Therapist
  • Diagnostic Medical Sonographer
  • Phlebotomist
  • Nurse
  • Recreational Therapist/Specialist
  • Direct Support Specialist/Support Services Specialist
  • Health Coach
  • Exercise Physiologist/Specialist, Personal Trainer, Strength and Conditioning
  • Medical Scribe
  • Dietetics/Nutrition

Research and Health Technology

  • Research (pair with Assistant, Technician, Technologist, Coordinator, or Intern)
  • Clinical (pair with Trials, Research, Lab, Coordinator, Specialist, or Data Analyst)
  • Medical (pair with Technician, Technologist, Lab, Scientist or Device)
  • Lab (pair with Assistant, Technician, Associate, or Intern)
  • Study (pair with Technician, Coordinator)
  • Research & Development/R & D (pair with pharmaceutical, medical device, surgical device)
  • Diagnostic or Imaging Research Technician
  • Health Scientist/Scientist (pair with  Assistant, Associate, Entry-Level or Intern)
  • Healthcare Technology or HealthTech (pair with companies, project manager, quality manager, trainer or intern)
  • Healthcare Startups (find entrepreneurial orgs./roles)
  • Pathology (pair with Assistant or Intern)
  • Phlebotomy Technician/Phlebotomist
  • Histotechnician/Histology Technician/Histologist
  • Forensic (pair with Scientist, Intern, Assistant, Technician, Autopsy or Lab)
  • Cheminformatics
  • Mortician/Hospital Mortician/Mortuary Assistant
  • Health Informatics/Bioinformatics (pair with Assistant or Intern)
  • Biostatistics/Biostatistician (pair with Assistant or Intern)
  • Cancer Registrar or Registry Management

Health Administration, Outreach and Advocacy

  • Direct Support Specialist/Support Services Specialist
  • Health Coach
  • Behavioral Health Specialist
  • Medical Social Work             
  • Pharmaceutical/Medical Sales or Account Management
  • Case Management
  • Clinic Management/Services
  • Healthcare Growth
  • Healthcare Management
  • Health Outcomes
  • Hospital Finance
  • Health Insurance
  • Hospital Operations
  • Long-term Care/Hospice/Assisted Living/Home Health Administration
  • Patient Advocate
  • Insurance
  • Medical Records
  • Patient Financial Services
  • Patient Relations
  • Medical Software
  • State/County Health Department
  • Lobbyist
  • Government Relations
  • Regulatory Affairs
  • Caseworker

Animal Sciences

  • Veterinary Technician
  • Wildlife Biologist
  • Pharmaceutical Developer/Tester/Sales
  • Wildlife Management
  • Animal Behaviorist
  • Pathologist
  • Anesthesiologist
  • Breed Association Sales/Marketing/Management
  • 4-H Agent
  • Extension Agent
  • Public Health Veterinarian
  • Animal-Assisted Therapist
  • Wildlife/Humane Educator

Public Health – see Suggested Search Terms

Other

  • Medical Illustrator
  • Medical Writer or Copyeditor
  • Safety Inspector/Quality Assurance (FDA, USDA, Food. Pharmaceuticals, etc.)
  • Medical Records (pair with Coder, Analyst or Intern)
  • Prosthetics
  • Orthoptics
  • Perfusion
  • Grant/Proposal Writer
   

Check out Exploring Majors & Careers page (scroll to What Can I Do With This Major?).

See what Hawkeyes in your college/major are doing after graduation using interactive post-graduation dashboards.  

The Occupational Outlook Handbook and O*Net contain information on duties, education and training, pay and job outlook.

Additional resources:

Want to put your interests to good use? Join other students who share them. Discover student organizations which relate to Health & Wellness at the Leadership, Service, and Civic Engagement. You can browse the database by letter or search by keyword or name for locating student organizations. 

Some examples of organizations that may be of interest:

  • American Association of Nursing Students
  • Dance Marathon
  • Exercise is Medicine 
  • Global Health Club
  • Medicus Pre-Medical Society
  • MEDLIFE
  • Minority Association of Pre-Health Students
  • National Student Speech-Language-Hearing Association
  • Pre-Occupational Therapy Club
  • Pre-Physical Therapy Club
  • UI Special Olympics 
  • Undergraduate Public Health Organization

Also consider volunteering as a way to explore your interests, build your resume, and connect with the community!

In addition, you can find activities and events related to your interests via After Class

Professional organizations are a great way to explore, prepare, experience, and achieve your career interests and goals!

  • Explore - Learn what people in the industry do, talk about, and take action on
  • Prepare - Learn about job titles, companies, and organizational/thought leaders
  • Experience - Check out resources, including specialized job boards and LinkedIn groups to locate mentors and job shadowing/informational interview opportunities
  • Achieve - Polish your professional image by taking an active part in your industry’s association. Reach your goals through networking and the professional development opportunities your association provides.

Plus, professional associations often offer discounted memberships to students!

Learn About Careers from Real Life Professionals

Candidcareer.com provides an easy way to explore careers and learn about job search strategies through thousands of 1-2 minute video clips

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Social Worker II at Illinois Department of Human Services

Thursday, June 13, 2024
Employer: Illinois Department of Human Services Expires: 06/26/2024 Social Worker II (Option SS - Bilingual Spanish Speaking)Location: Elgin, IL, US, 60123Job Requisition ID:  38689Agency :  Department of Human Services Closing Date/Time: 06/25/2024 Anticipated Salary (Eff 7/1/24) $6,005-$9,069/month ($72,060-$108,828/year) + bilingual pay  Job Type:   Salaried County:   Kane  Number of Vacancies:   1  Plan/BU:   RC063    Position OverviewThe Division of Mental Health is seeking to hire a Social Worker II for the Elgin Mental Health Center located in Elgin, Illinois to administer professional social work services involving managing a caseload of patients with mental illness and other conditions; determines and develops sources of information and services to facilitate patient treatment.  Interviews patients, family, and significant others to obtain pertinent psychosocial data for problems identification, evaluation and development of treatment goals and objectives. Communicates in Spanish to those individuals who do not read or speak English.Job ResponsibilitiesAdministers professional social work services involving managing a caseload of patients with mental illness and other conditions.Determines and develops sources of information and services to facilitate patient treatment.Develops and implements treatment strategies and conducts active treatment/psychoeducational interventions/groups, conducts patient and family counseling sessions.Works as a member of a social service team providing coverage and participates in utilization reviews/peer reviews.Engages with Community Providers Services for future placement based on the needs of patients.Performs other duties as required or assigned which are reasonably within the scope of the duties enumerated above.Minimum QualificationsRequires a master's degree in social work from a recognized college or university supplemented by one (1) year of professional social work experience in the evaluation and treatment/habilitation of intellectually and developmentally disabled, or other disabled patients. Requires the ability to speak, read and write Spanish at a colloquial skill level.Conditions of EmploymentRequires the ability to walk and stand for a significant period of time, including stooping, bending, lifting, or exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally.Requires the ability to utilize office equipment, including personal computers.Requires ability to pass the IDHS background check.Requires ability to pass a drug screen for drugs prohibited from recreational use under Illinois Law. *All conditions of employment listed are incorporated and related to any of the job duties as listed in the job description.Work Hours:  8:00am-4:00pm, Tues-Sat or Sun-Thurs Candidate's Choice  FTP F/GWork Location: 750 S State St, Elgin, Illinois, 60123  Division of Mental HealthElgin Mental Health CenterForensic Treatment Program/Unfit to Stand TrialAgency Contact: DHS.HiringUnit@Illinois.govPosting Group: Social Services  About the Agency:The Illinois Department of Human Services serves families in need across Illinois. Our mission is providing equitable access to social services, supports, programs and resources to enhance the lives of all who we serve. We are committed to the core values of Human Dignity, Equity, Community, Urgency, Transparency and Kindness.  As a State of Illinois Employee, you will receive a robust benefit package that includes the following:• A Pension Program• Competitive Group Insurance Benefits including Health, Life, Dental and Vision Insurance• 3 Paid Personal Business Days annually• 12 Paid Sick Days annually (Sick days carry over from year to year)• 10-25 Days of Paid Vacation time annually - (10 days in year one of employment)   *Personal, Sick, & Vacation rates modified for 12-hour & part-time work schedules (as applicable)• 13 Paid Holidays annually, 14 on even numbered years• Flexible Work Schedules (when available dependent upon position)• 12 Weeks Paid Parental Leave• Deferred Compensation Program - A supplemental retirement plan• Optional Pre-Tax Programs such as Medical Care Assistance Plan (MCAP), Dependent Care Assistance Plan (DCAP)• GI Bill® Training/Apprenticeship Benefits eligibility for qualifying Veterans• 5% Salary Differential for Bilingual Positions• Commuter Savings Program (Chicago only)For more information about our benefits please follow this link: https://www2.illinois.gov/cms/benefits/Pages/default.aspx  The main form of communication will be through email. Please check your “junk mail”, “spam”, or “other” folder for communication(s) regarding any submitted application(s). You may receive emails from the following addresses:donotreply@SIL-P1.ns2cloud.comsystems@SIL-P1.ns2cloud.comMust apply through external site: https://illinois.jobs2web.com/job/Elgin-SOCIAL-WORKER-II-%28UPWARD-MOBILITY%29-%28OPTION-SS-BILINGUAL-SPANISH-SPEAKING%29-IL-60123/1177397100/

Social Worker III at Illinois Department of Human Services

Monday, June 10, 2024
Employer: Illinois Department of Human Services Expires: 06/25/2024 Job Requisition ID:  38651Agency: Department of Human Services Opening Date: 06/10/2024Closing Date/Time: 06/24/2024 Salary:   Anticipated Salary (Effective 7/1/24) $6,339 - $9,595 per month ($76,068 - $115,140 per year)  Work Hours:  8:00am - 4:00pm Monday - Friday  FTP K/LWork Location: 750 S State St, Elgin, Illinois, 60123, Division of Mental Health, Elgin Mental Health Center, Forensic Treatment Program/Not Guilty by Reason of Insanity Position OverviewThe Division of Mental Health is seeking to hire a Social Worker 3 for the Elgin Mental Health Center located in Elgin, Illinois to provide professional social work services to patients served at Elgin Mental Health Center (EMHC). Performs professional social work services to patients served. Completes initial, addendum and annual social assessments. Serves as a member of the interdisciplinary treatment team. Serves as a team leader over an assigned team in the Forensic Unit. Coordinates services as well as provides referral and linkage to outside resources. Attends patient's treatment plan meetings, discharge planning meetings and required training. Performs social work functions in accord with the Department of Human Services (DHS) and EMHC policy and procedures.Job ResponsibilitiesProvides professional social work services to patients served at the Elgin Mental Health Center (EMHC).Serves as a team leader of the social service team and member of the interdisciplinary treatment team.Serves as the primary team liaison through personal meetings and correspondence with other team members, guardians, courts, family, and community agencies.Coordinates services as well as provides information for annual evaluations.Provides direct patient counseling as part of patient programs and/or legal rights issues.Performs other duties as required or assigned which are reasonably within the scope of the duties enumerated above.Minimum QualificationsRequires a master's Degree in Social Work from a recognized college or university supplemented by two (2) years of professional social work experience in the evaluation and treatment/habilitation of intellectually and developmentally disabled, or other disabled persons.Requires Illinois licensure as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker by the Department of Professional Regulation.Conditions of EmploymentRequires the ability to walk and stand for a significant period of time, including stooping, bending, lifting or exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally.Requires the ability to physically restrain patients as necessary to prevent injury to patient or others.Requires the ability to utilize office equipment, including personal computers.Requires ability to pass the IDHS background check.Requires ability to pass a drug screen for drugs prohibited from recreational use under Illinois Law.* All conditions of employment listed are incorporated and related to any of the job duties as listed in the job description.About the Agency:The Illinois Department of Human Services serves families in need across Illinois. Our mission is providing equitable access to social services, supports, programs and resources to enhance the lives of all who we serve. We are committed to the core values of Human Dignity, Equity, Community, Urgency, Transparency and Kindness.As a State of Illinois Employee, you will receive a robust benefit package that includes the following:A Pension ProgramCompetitive Group Insurance Benefits including Health, Life, Dental and Vision Insurance3 Paid Personal Business Days annually12 Paid Sick Days annually (Sick days carry over from year to year)10-25 Days of Paid Vacation time annually - (10 days in year one of employment)* Personal, Sick, & Vacation rates modified for 12-hour & part-time work schedules (as applicable)13 Paid Holidays annually, 14 on even numbered yearsFlexible Work Schedules (when available dependent upon position)12 Weeks Paid Parental LeaveDeferred Compensation Program - A supplemental retirement planOptional Pre-Tax Programs such as Medical Care Assistance Plan (MCAP), Dependent Care Assistance Plan (DCAP)GI Bill® Training/Apprenticeship Benefits eligibility for qualifying Veterans5% Salary Differential for Bilingual PositionsCommuter Savings Program (Chicago only)For more information about our benefits please follow this link: https://www2.illinois.gov/cms/benefits/Pages/default.aspx 

Social Worker II (Option Bilingual Spanish Speaking) at Illinois Department of Human Services

Monday, June 10, 2024
Employer: Illinois Department of Human Services Expires: 06/25/2024 Job Requisition ID:  38663Agency:  Department of Human ServicesOpening Date: 06/10/2024Closing Date/Time: 06/24/2024 Salary:   Anticipated Salary (Effective 7/1/24) $6,005 - $9,069/month ($72,060-$108,828/year) + bilingual pay  Work Hours:  8:00am-4:00pm, Candidate's choice of Tuesday-Saturday or Sunday-Thursday CPS BrunkWork Location: 750 S State St, Elgin, Illinois, 60123, Division of Mental Health, Elgin Mental Health Center, Community Psychiatric Services – Minimum SecurePosition OverviewThe Division of Mental Health is seeking to hire a Social Worker II for the Elgin Mental Health Center located in Elgin, Illinois to administer professional social services involving the application of intake, treatment and discharge planning for adult patients manifesting complex psychiatric and psychosocial conditions.  Manages a caseload of patients with various disabilities. Interviews patients, family and significant others to obtain pertinent psychosocial data for problems identification, evaluation and development of treatment goals and objectives. Communicates in Spanish to those individuals who do not read or speak English.Job ResponsibilitiesAdministers professional social work services involving managing a caseload of patients with mental illness and other conditions.Determines and develops sources of information and services to facilitate patient treatment.Develops and implements treatment strategies and conducts active treatment/psychoeducational interventions/groups, conducts patient and family counseling sessions.Works as a member of a social service team providing coverage and participates in utilization reviews/peer reviews.Engages with Community Providers Services for future placement based on the needs of patients.Performs other duties as required or assigned which are reasonably within the scope of the duties enumerated above.Minimum QualificationsRequires a master's degree in social work from a recognized college or university supplemented by one (1) year of professional social work experience in the evaluation and treatment/habilitation of intellectually and developmentally disabled, or other disabled patients. Requires the ability to speak, read and write Spanish at a colloquial skill level.*This class is included as Upward Mobility Program credential title.Conditions of EmploymentRequires the ability to walk and stand for a significant period of time, including stooping, bending, lifting or exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally.Requires ability to pass the IDHS background check.Requires ability to pass a drug screen for drugs prohibited from recreational use under Illinois Law.*All conditions of employment listed are incorporated and related to any of the job duties as listed in the job description.About the Agency:The Illinois Department of Human Services serves families in need across Illinois. Our mission is providing equitable access to social services, supports, programs and resources to enhance the lives of all who we serve. We are committed to the core values of Human Dignity, Equity, Community, Urgency, Transparency and Kindness.As a State of Illinois Employee, you will receive a robust benefit package that includes the following:A Pension ProgramCompetitive Group Insurance Benefits including Health, Life, Dental and Vision Insurance3 Paid Personal Business Days annually12 Paid Sick Days annually (Sick days carry over from year to year)10-25 Days of Paid Vacation time annually - (10 days in year one of employment)* Personal, Sick, & Vacation rates modified for 12-hour & part-time work schedules (as applicable)13 Paid Holidays annually, 14 on even numbered yearsFlexible Work Schedules (when available dependent upon position)12 Weeks Paid Parental LeaveDeferred Compensation Program - A supplemental retirement planOptional Pre-Tax Programs such as Medical Care Assistance Plan (MCAP), Dependent Care Assistance Plan (DCAP)GI Bill® Training/Apprenticeship Benefits eligibility for qualifying Veterans5% Salary Differential for Bilingual PositionsCommuter Savings Program (Chicago only)For more information about our benefits please follow this link: https://www2.illinois.gov/cms/benefits/Pages/default.aspx 

Clinical Pharmacist at Illinois Department of Human Services

Monday, June 10, 2024
Employer: Illinois Department of Human Services Expires: 06/25/2024 Clinical Pharmacist - # 36893*** MUST APPLY ON OUR WEBSITE **** (Please copy and paste the link below to your browser)https://illinois.jobs2web.com/job-invite/36893/Agency: Department of Human ServicesLocation: Elgin, IL, US, 60123Job Requisition ID: 36893Opening Date: 06/04/2024Closing Date: 06/24/2024Salary:  Anticipated Salary (Effective 7/1/24): $8,486 - $12,616 per month ($101,832 - $151,392 per year)Job Type: Salaried Full Time  County: KaneNumber of Vacancies: 1Plan/BU: RC063   ***MUST APPLY ONLINE *** This position is a union position; therefore, provisions of the relevant collective bargaining agreement/labor contract apply to the filling of this position. While not required, a Resume/Curriculum Vitae (CV) is recommended. When applicable, titles that require specific coursework, professional license or certification will include a notation requesting the appropriate document(s) be uploaded in the Additional Documents section of your application. Failure to upload requested transcripts, license and/or proof of certification when specified may result in ineligibility. Please note that the Department of Human Services must verify proof of higher education for any degree earned (if applicable) regardless of vacancy title before any offer can be extended. Applications submitted via email or any paper manner (mail, fax, hand delivery) will not be considered. Posting Identification Number 36893Position OverviewThe Office of Clinical, Administrative and Program Support is seeking to hire a licensed registered Pharmacist located in Elgin, Illinois to serve as a clinical pharmacist at the Facility in the interdisciplinary setting for matters related to pharmacological uses. The Clinical Pharmacist provides guidance and professional leadership to the Pharmacy Technicians in filling physician orders and medication station supply requisitions. In addition, compiles information from client medication records and assists physicians, pharmacists, and nursing personnel in in-service training regarding drug/medication matters. Job Responsibilities Serves as a clinical pharmacist at the Facility in the interdisciplinary setting for matters related to pharmacological uses.Provides guidance and professional leadership to the Pharmacy Technicians in filling physician orders and medication station supply requisitions.Compiles information from client medication records.Assists physicians, pharmacists, and nursing personnel in in-service training regarding drug/medication matters.Performs other duties as required or assigned which are reasonably within the scope of the duties enumerated above. Minimum QualificationsRequires current license as a registered pharmacist in the State of Illinois.Requires one year of professional experience as a practicing registering pharmacist. Preferred QualificationsOne (1) year of professional experience dealing with medical reactions, benefits, and side effects associated with specific drug therapies.One (1) year of professional experience directing and participating in the preparation of complex prescriptions.One (1) year of professional experience analyzing and properly interpreting medication and charts and identifying and recommending modifications when necessary.One (1) year of professional experience maintaining accurate records and reports of pharmaceuticals purchases, dispensed and stored.One (1) year of professional experience providing leadership and guidance relating to medical reactions, benefits and side effects.One (1) year of professional experience communicating effectively both verbally and in writing. Conditions of EmploymentRequires an Illinois Registered Pharmacist license free of discipline.Requires no discipline reported from other States’ Boards of Pharmacy.Requires the ability to maintain licensure in good standing as a registered pharmacist in the State of Illinois.Requires ability to lift, push and carry up to 50 lbs.Requires ability to pass the IDHS background check.Requires ability to pass a drug screen for drugs prohibited from recreational use under Illinois Law.The conditions of employment listed here are incorporated and related to any of the job duties as listed in the job description. Work Hours:  Mon - Fri, 8:30am - 4:30pmWork Location: 750 S State St, Elgin, Illinois, 60123 Office of Clinical, Administrative and Program SupportBureau of Pharmacy & Clinical Support ServicesPharmacy Operations – ElginAgency Contact:  DHS.HiringUnit@Illinois.govJob Family: Health Services ; Social Services  About the Agency:The Illinois Department of Human Services serves families in need all across Illinois. Our mission is providing equitable access to social services, supports, programs and resources to enhance the lives of all who we serve. We are committed to the core values of Human Dignity, Equity, Community, Urgency, Transparency and Kindness. As a State of Illinois Employee, you will receive a robust benefit package that includes the following:A Pension ProgramCompetitive Group Insurance Benefits including Health, Life, Dental and Vision Insurance3 Paid Personal Business Days annually12 Paid Sick Days annually (Sick days carry over from year to year)10-25 Days of Paid Vacation time annually - (10 days in year one of employment)*Personal, Sick, & Vacation rates modified for 12-hour Work Schedules (as applicable)13 Paid Holidays annually, 14 on even numbered yearsFlexible Work Schedules (when available dependent upon position)10 Weeks Paid Maternity/Paternity LeaveDeferred Compensation Program - A supplemental retirement planOptional Pre-Tax Programs such as Medical Care Assistance Plan (MCAP), Dependent Care Assistance Plan (DCAP)Tuition Reimbursement Program and Federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program eligibility5% Salary Differential for Bilingual PositionsCommuter Savings Program (Chicago only) For more information about our benefits please follow this link: https://www2.illinois.gov/cms/benefits/Pages/default.aspx APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONSMust apply online.The main form of communication will be through email. Please check your “junk mail”, “spam”, or “other” folder for communication(s) regarding any submitted application(s). You may receive emails from the following addresses:donotreply@SIL-P1.ns2cloud.comsystems@SIL-P1.ns2cloud.com

Nurse Surveyor (Health Facilities Surveillance Nurse) at Illinois Department of Public Health

Monday, June 10, 2024
Employer: Illinois Department of Public Health Expires: 06/25/2024 Position OverviewThe Illinois Department of Public Health is seeking a highly motivated, detailed orientated individual to serve as Health Facilities Surveillance Nurse. This individual will conduct surveys of long-term care facilities located in Region 2 (Peoria, Illinois), including state licensure surveys, federal certification surveys and complaint surveys. The Health Facilities Surveillance Nurse is responsible for preparing written survey documentation, testifying in court and performing monitoring functions.Job Responsibilities1.  Travels to conduct surveys of skilled and intermediate care nursing homes, shelter care facilities, veterans homes and related facilities to determine level of compliance with State Licensure regulations and Federal Medicare/Medicaid (Title XIX and XVIII) certification standards.•Prepares federal certification and State Licensure and Federal Certification Survey Policies to document survey findings.•Conducts complaint and incident report investigations at regulated facilities of unlicensed facilities pursuant to the requirements of the Nursing Home Care Act and Medicare/Medicaid standards.•Serves as a team leader or member as assigned.2.  Prepares licensure and certification survey/investigation forms, memoranda, and reports of findings as required.•Documents survey/investigation findings in accordance with the mandated federal principles of documentation.•Reviews contents and significance of surveys with various operating and management personnel of the facility or agency.•Keeps supervisor advised of status and progress of survey documents.Submits survey package with all required documentation within the prescribed time limits.•Appears as a witness in Department or non-department hearing or court actions pursuant to survey findings documented.3.  Conducts on-site monitoring visits at non-compliant facilities pursuant to the monitoring requirements established by the Nursing Home Care Act.•Prepares monitoring reports and makes recommendations to supervisor regarding the status of the health and safety of residents at monitored facilities.•Conducts on-site investigations in response to incident reports of facility emergencies or disasters that impact the health and safety of facility residents.•Provides assistance with relocation of residents in emergency situations.•Keeps supervisor advised of stats and progress of monitoring visits and emergency report investigations.4.  Participate in staff meetings and training sessions designed to improve survey performance.•Assist with orientation of newly employed health facilities surveillance nurses.5.  Performs other duties as required or assigned within the scope of the responsibilities enumerated above.Minimum QualificationsRequires (a) graduation from an approved nursing education program resulting in an associate or a diploma degree in nursing and three years of professional nursing experience or, (b) a bachelor’s degree in nursing and two years of professional nursing experience or, (c) a master’s degree in nursing.Requires licensure as a Registered Nurse in the State of Illinois.Preferred QualificationsElementary knowledge in conducting surveys in skilled and intermediate care nursing home facilities and shelter care facilities.One year experience conducting survey activities in nursing home and related facilities.One year experience with federal and state rules and regulations concerning licensure and certification of long-term care facilities.Elementary knowledge of the on-site process of monitoring visits to non-compliant facilities.One year experience in nursing principles and practices.One year experience preparing accurate reports of survey findings.Ability to develop and maintain harmonious and productive working relationships with various administrative and medical personnel, local governmental agency personnel and recipients of health care program.Conditions of EmploymentRequires ability to travel in the performance of duties.Requires appropriate, valid driver’s license.Requires ability to meet all agency vaccine/health related policy and guidance.Must reside in Henderson, Warren, Knox, Stark, Marshall, Hancock, Peoria, Woodford, Tazewell, Mason, Adams, Schuyler, Brown, Cass, Menard, Logan, Fulton, McDonough. (May be assigned to facilities outside of that area, if necessary).

Health Facilities Surveillance Nurse at Illinois Department of Public Health

Monday, June 10, 2024
Employer: Illinois Department of Public Health Expires: 06/25/2024 Job Responsibilities1.  Under general supervision, travels to conduct surveys of Home Health Agencies, hospices, Health Maintenance Organization; rehabilitation, speech physical therapy and free standing x-ray services and other related services to determine level of compliance with State Licensure requirements and Federal Medicare/Medicaid certification standards.• Prepares federal reports and other monthly reports to document survey findings.• Inspects health facilities (Hospital, Ambulatory Surgical Treatment Centers, End State Renal Disease Centers) to determine level of compliance with State licensure requirements and Federal Medicare/Medicaid certification standards.• Conducts and participates in on-site visits, preplanning, entrance and exit conferences.• Provides information regarding laws, licensure and certification standards rules and regulations, policies and procedures.2.  Prepares licensure and certification survey forms and reports of findings.• Reviews contents and significance of survey with various operating and management personnel of the facility or agency.• Keeps supervisor advised of status and progress of survey documents.• Submits survey package with all required documentation within prescribed time limits.    3.  Investigate complaints as assigned.• Prepares reports of complaint findings and, under direction f Health Facilities Surveillance Nurse Supervisor.• Informs operating personnel concerning findings.• Assists in resolving complaints. 4.  Maintains up-to-date State Operations Manual under Medicare Program for use in survey work, documentation requirements and consultations.• Maintains up-to-date Licensure Laws, Rules and Regulations and policy documents for use in Licensure activities. 5.  Provides technical assistance to facilities in emergencies.• Provides assistance with relocation of residents in emergency situations.• Ensures facilities comply with regulations for resident safety and resident rights during emergencies.• Coordinates with other federal, state or local agencies assisting in the emergency. 6.  Participates in staff meetings and assist with orientation of newly employed health facilities surveillance nurses and other Department staff as directed. 7.  Performs other duties as required or assigned which are reasonably within the scope of the duties enumerated above.Minimum Qualifications1.  Requires (a) graduation from an approved nursing education program resulting in an associate or a diploma degree in nursing and three years of professional nursing experience or, (b) a bachelor’s degree in nursing and two years of professional nursing experience or, (c) a master’s degree in nursing.    2.  Requires licensure as a Registered Nurse in the State of Illinois.Preferred QualificationsOne year experience in long-term care setting.Three years professional nursing experience.Two years experience participating in the survey process for completion of all survey functions including but not limited to annual recertification, licensure, follow-ups, complaints and incident investigation surveys.One year experience in Microsoft Word, processing, and spreadsheet applications (i.e., Microsoft Word, Microsoft Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint).One year experience preparing complex written and oral reports.Ability to exercise judgement, discretion and maintain confidentiality during the conduct of the survey process.Conditions of EmploymentRequires ability to travel in the performance of duties.Requires appropriate, valid driver’s license. *The conditions of employment listed here are incorporated and related to any of the job duties as listed in the job description.

Strategic Manufacturing Support Regulatory Affairs at Baxter

Friday, June 7, 2024
Employer: Baxter Expires: 06/21/2024 Vantive: A New Company Built On Our Legacy Baxter is on a journey to separate our ~$5B Kidney Care segment into a standalone company. Vantive* will build on our nearly 70-year legacy in acute therapies and home and in-center dialysis to provide best-in-class care to the people we serve. We believe Vantive will not only build our leadership in the kidney care space, it will also offer meaningful work to those who join us. At Vantive, you will become part of a community of people who are focused, courageous and don’t settle for the mediocre. Each of us are driven to help improve patients’ lives worldwide. Join us as we revolutionize kidney care and other vital organ support. *Completion of the proposed separation of Kidney Care from Baxter into a standalone company (to be named Vantive) remains subject to the satisfaction of customary conditions.Your RoleThis is where your creativity addresses challengesYou are creative, detailed, and a heads-down do-er. You embrace a challenge and truly apply the collaborative powers of your team to produce phenomenal results. Supports new product development and lifecycle maintenance activities for projects and products that are manufactured by the facility.Representing on site Global regulatory function focusing on the following areas:Supporting manufacturing projects in liaison with the plant Quality and Manufacturing organizations.Coordinating the Regulatory Affairs change control process in liaison with main functions at the facility.Providing on-site regulatory support for audits/inspections related to Establishment licensing or regional submissions and regulatory compliance of the facility with medical devices national and international legislation requirements.Your Team at BaxterWithin Quality, every role makes a difference. Products that Baxter makes are shipped worldwide for patients in need. Whether it's building a new process from scratch or facing a never-before-seen production hurdle, individuals within Quality are given the trust and opportunity to bring creativity to the table. Regardless of your specific role with a product, it is sure to touch a portion of our global operation.The mission of Baxter is to save and sustain lives. This mission is embedded into everything we do. This means if there is a decision to be made where quantity and quality are at odds, we will always choose quality. Our patients come first, always.The Quality function values both working together as a team and independently. We draw energy from working in a plant or an office where there are opportunities to collaborate. As the company evolves, so does the way our team approaches work as it strives to create top-of-the-line products.We build relationships with each other to get work done. Building these relationships is easy because we all share common traits of being reliable, ethical, and caring. We lean on our colleagues for their expertise and hold each other accountable. We feel empowered to speak up when there's a new insight or opportunity to improve something. This open dialog builds trust within the team and helps create a better product for our customers.What you'll be doingPreliminary regulatory assessment of product changes prior to change control.New products implementation at the facility.Provide product portfolio management access to the facility and share with facility organizations requirements that are applicable in exporting countries (target countries).RA support during audits carried out at the facility (related with national requirements and international requirements applicable in all target countries).Contribute to CAPA/NCR boards.Member of change control board or change control liaison person (connecting the facility with Global RA, GRA, R&D and any other external company’s organization).Collect and send Quality Systems related documents for GRA to renew certification granted by international Authorities. Support Local RA and/or GRA with requests for facility related documents.Review, support the preparation of facility related documents (STED supporting documents) to send to GRA for regulatory submissions. Site submission expert for responses to regulatory authority requests during regulatory filing reviews and on-site related CAPAs.Prepare, maintain, and update Site Master File regulatory sections.Plant Quality Management Review participation: bring new and/or change to country regulations, requirements, and compliance projects on going.Provide continuous regulatory awareness training to Quality and Manufacturing personnel of the facility.Support to validation activities: checking if requirements in all target countries are being met.Collaborate with GRAs and key partners at Segments, R&D and facility’s leadership.Support the implementation of new regulatory requirements at the facility.What you'll bringBachelor Degree in Chemistry, Biology or Engineering requiredSound basis of Regulatory knowledgeManufacturing and quality process understandingScientific Knowledge (international Medical Device and international standards)Ability to lead sophisticated projects and timelines in a matrix team environmentStrong oral and written communication and presentation skillsProven interpersonal skills including significant negotiation skillsAbility to independently identify compliance risks and call out when vitalLead and coach othersWe understand compensation is an important factor as you consider the next step in your career. At Baxter, we are committed to equitable pay for all our employees, and we strive to be more transparent with our pay practices. To that end, this position has a base salary range of 80,000 to 120,000. The above range represents the expected base salary range for this position. The actual salary may vary based upon several factors including, but not limited to, relevant skills/experience, time in the role, business line, and geographic/office location.Equal Employment OpportunityBaxter is an equal opportunity employer. Baxter evaluates qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, disability/handicap status or any other legally protected characteristic.EEO is the LawEEO is the law - Poster SupplementPay Transparency PolicyReasonable AccommodationsBaxter is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities globally. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or interview process, please click on the link here and let us know the nature of your request along with your contact information.Recruitment Fraud NoticeBaxter has discovered incidents of employment scams, where fraudulent parties pose as Baxter employees, recruiters, or other agents, and engage with online job seekers in an attempt to steal personal and/or financial information. To learn how you can protect yourself, review our Recruitment Fraud Notice.        

Activity Therapist (Upward Mobility) at Illinois Department of Human Services

Friday, June 7, 2024
Employer: Illinois Department of Human Services Expires: 06/21/2024 Activity Therapist (Upward Mobility) - # 38304*** MUST APPLY ON OUR WEBSITE **** (Please copy and paste the link below to your browser)https://illinois.jobs2web.com/job-invite/38304/Agency: Department of Human ServicesLocation: Park Forest, IL, US, 60466-1200Job Requisition ID: 38304Opening Date: 06/06/2024Closing Date: 06/20/2024Salary:  Anticipated Salary (Eff 7/1/24) $4,952-$6,952/month ($59,424-$83,424/year) Job Type: Salaried Full Time  County: Cook Number of Vacancies: 2Plan/BU: RC062   ***MUST APPLY ONLINE *** This position is a union position; therefore, provisions of the relevant collective bargaining agreement/labor contract apply to the filling of this position. While not required, a Resume/Curriculum Vitae (CV) is recommended. When applicable, titles that require specific coursework, professional license or certification will include a notation requesting the appropriate document(s) be uploaded in the Additional Documents section of your application. Failure to upload requested transcripts, license and/or proof of certification when specified may result in ineligibility. Please note that the Department of Human Services must verify proof of higher education for any degree earned (if applicable) regardless of vacancy title before any offer can be extended. Applications submitted via email or any paper manner (mail, fax, hand delivery) will not be considered. Posting Identification Number 38304Position OverviewThe Division of Developmental Disabilities is seeking to hire an Activity Therapist for the Ludeman Developmental Center located in Park Forest, Illinois to provide therapeutic activity programs for and conducts direct therapy for assigned individuals. Completes activity therapy assessments and evaluative data for the development of habilitation plans. Evaluates the individual’s complex behaviors and reactions of during activities and leisure time. Establishes and coordinates types and schedules of activity programs. Travels in performance of job duties. Job Responsibilities Provides therapeutic activity programs for and conduct direct therapy for assigned individuals served at Ludeman Developmental Center.As a member of the treatment team, formulates treatment plans, writes program notes, makes detailed analysis and evaluation of the individuals needs and their responses to treatment and formulates realistic discharge plans.Completes activity therapy assessments and evaluative data for the development of habilitation plans, implementing therapeutic modalities and documenting such as determined by hospital and departmental policy and procedures.Orders and stocks supplies and equipment for activities.Monitors and maintains adequate resources and verifies a safe environment for individuals served and staff.Assists in providing in-service training for both activity and non-activity staff.Performs other duties as required or assigned which are reasonably within the scope of the duties enumerated above. Minimum QualificationsRequires a bachelor’s degree with a major in therapeutic recreation, music therapy, art therapy, dance therapy, drama therapy, leisure studies or recreation with a specialization in recreational therapy, including successful completion of an approved internship, fieldwork or practicum. This class is included as an Upward Mobility Program credential title.  Conditions of EmploymentRequires a valid driver’s license. Requires ability to travel in the performance of duties.    Requires the ability to utilize office equipment, including personal computers.Requires the ability to work after business hours, weekends, and holidays.Requires the ability to physically restrain individuals as necessary to prevent injury to individual or others.Requires ability to pass the IDHS background check.Requires ability to pass a drug screen for drugs prohibited from recreational use under Illinois Law.The conditions of employment listed here are incorporated and related to any of the job duties as listed in the job description. Work Hours:  Various shifts, see below (1 vacancy) 8:30 am - 5:00pm (Mon, Thurs, and Fri) AND 11:30 am - 8:00pm (Tues and Weds), Works Monday - Friday. Also works the first weekend of each month (off Friday and Monday before and after the working weekend), LEVRAS/Unit 1(1 vacancy) 8:30 am - 5:00pm ( (Mon, Weds, and Fri) AND 11:30 am - 8:00pm (Tues and Thurs), Works Monday - Friday. Also works the second weekend of each month (off Friday and Monday before and after the working weekend), LEVRAS/Unit 2Work Location: 114 N Orchard Dr Park Forest, IL 60466-1200 Division of Developmental DisabilitiesLudeman Developmental CenterActivity TherapyAgency Contact:  DHS.HiringUnit@Illinois.govJob Family: Social Services  About the Agency:The Illinois Department of Human Services serves families in need all across Illinois. Our mission is providing equitable access to social services, supports, programs and resources to enhance the lives of all who we serve. We are committed to the core values of Human Dignity, Equity, Community, Urgency, Transparency and Kindness. As a State of Illinois Employee, you will receive a robust benefit package that includes the following:A Pension ProgramCompetitive Group Insurance Benefits including Health, Life, Dental and Vision Insurance3 Paid Personal Business Days annually12 Paid Sick Days annually (Sick days carry over from year to year)10-25 Days of Paid Vacation time annually - (10 days in year one of employment)*Personal, Sick, & Vacation rates modified for 12-hour Work Schedules (as applicable)13 Paid Holidays annually, 14 on even numbered yearsFlexible Work Schedules (when available dependent upon position)10 Weeks Paid Maternity/Paternity LeaveDeferred Compensation Program - A supplemental retirement planOptional Pre-Tax Programs such as Medical Care Assistance Plan (MCAP), Dependent Care Assistance Plan (DCAP)Tuition Reimbursement Program and Federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program eligibility5% Salary Differential for Bilingual PositionsCommuter Savings Program (Chicago only) For more information about our benefits please follow this link: https://www2.illinois.gov/cms/benefits/Pages/default.aspx APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONSMust apply online.The main form of communication will be through email. Please check your “junk mail”, “spam”, or “other” folder for communication(s) regarding any submitted application(s). You may receive emails from the following addresses:donotreply@SIL-P1.ns2cloud.comsystems@SIL-P1.ns2cloud.com

Orthodontist at Jefferson Dental & Orthodontics

Friday, May 24, 2024
Employer: Jefferson Dental & Orthodontics Expires: 06/25/2024 Consider Scope of Practice in all patient treatments and refer patients to specialists when necessary, first considering an in house specialist when available and appropriate. Fit dental appliances in patients' mouths in order to alter the position and relationship of teeth and jaws, and to realign teeth. Study diagnostic records such as medical/dental histories, plaster models of the teeth, photos of a patient's face and teeth, and X-rays in order to develop patient treatment plans.REQUIREMENTS: PROFESSIONAL DEGREE IN DENTAL MEDICINE, DENTAL SURGERY, OR ANY RELATED FIELD +  LICENSE TO PRACTICE DENTISTRY IN THE STATE OF TEXASLocation: Dallas, Texas. 40 hrs/week. APPLICANT MUST BE AUTHORIZED TO WORK IN THE UNITED STATES. SEND RESUME TO JDC HEALTHCARE PLLC, 3030 LBJ FREEWAY,#1700, DALLAS, TX 75234 USA or email yna@jdcweb.com.

Orthodontist at Jefferson Dental & Orthodontics

Friday, May 24, 2024
Employer: Jefferson Dental & Orthodontics Expires: 06/25/2024 Duties: Consider Scope of Practice in all patient treatments and refer patients to specialists when necessary, first considering an in house specialist when available and appropriate. Fit dental appliances in patients' mouths in order to alter the position and relationship of teeth and jaws, and to realign teeth. Study diagnostic records such as medical/dental histories, plaster models of the teeth, photos of a patient's face and teeth, and X-rays in order to develop patient treatment plans. Diagnose teeth and jaw or other dental-facial abnormalities. Examine patients in order to assess abnormalities of jaw development, tooth position, and other dental-facial structures. Prepare diagnostic and treatment records. Adjust dental appliances periodically in order to produce and maintain normal function. Provide patients with proposed treatment plans and cost estimates. Instruct dental assistants in orthodontic procedures and techniques. Design and fabricate appliances, such as space maintainers, retainers, and labial and lingual arch wires.REQUIREMENTS: Professional Degree in Dental Medicine, Dental Surgery, or related field + LICENSE TO PRACTICE DENTISTRY IN THE STATE OF TEXASLocation: Dallas, Texas. 40 hrs/week. APPLICANT MUST BE AUTHORIZED TO WORK IN THE UNITED STATES. SEND RESUME TO JDC HEALTHCARE PLLC, 3030 LBJ FREEWAY,#1700, DALLAS, TX 75234 USA or email yna@jdcweb.com.

Dentist at Jefferson Dental & Orthodontics

Friday, May 24, 2024
Employer: Jefferson Dental & Orthodontics Expires: 06/25/2024 Title: DentistRequirements: PROFESSIONAL DEGREE IN DENTAL MEDICINE, DENTAL SURGERY, OR ANY RELATED FIELD + LICENSE TO PRACTICE DENTISTRY IN THE STATE OF TEXAS.Duties: Examine patients, diagnose teeth and gum diseases, or abnormalities, and formulate appropriate plan of treatment; Administer anesthetics and use of nitrous oxide; Use air turbine and hard instruments, dental appliances and surgical implements; Advise and instruct patients regarding preventative dental care; Design, and make fit prosthodontics appliances; Diagnose and treat diseases; injuries; and malformations of teeth, gums, and related oral structures, and provide preventative and corrective services; Write prescriptions for antibiotics and other medications; Treat exposure of pulp by pulp capping, removal of pulp from pulp chamber, or root canal, using dental instruments and fill pulp chamber and canal with endodontic materials. Location: Dallas, Texas. 40 hrs/week. APPLICANT MUST BE AUTHORIZED TO WORK IN THE UNITED STATES. SEND RESUME TO JDC HEALTHCARE PLLC, 3030 LBJ FREEWAY, #1700, DALLAS, TX 75234 USA or email yna@jdcweb.com.

Licensed Vocational Nurse-NOC shift (Pasadena) at Easterseals Southern California

Friday, May 24, 2024
Employer: Easterseals Southern California Expires: 06/24/2024 Licensed Vocational Nurse-NOC shift Job Locations US-CA-PasadenaJob ID 2024-8582  Overview NOC shift available Sun/Mon/Tues/Wed   Overview:Under direct supervision, the Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN), Living Options monitors and oversees the general health, medical issues, personal care and well-being of residents living in the residential facility. Delivers nursing care to residents as appropriate within the scope of the program. Pay $27/hr. ResponsibilitiesDelivers nursing care to residents within the scope of the residential program. Examines and evaluates residents who are ill, injured, or whose medical equipment is malfunctioning. Reports findings and safety concerns and makes recommendations to the Residential Administrator and Registered Nurse. Assists with emergency responses within assigned authority.Assists in the administration and monitoring of medications, which may include suppositories.Provides personal care for residents which may include assistance with eating, personal hygiene, showering, restroom assistance, and preparing for bedtime. Assists and/or prepares meals in compliance with dietary restrictions; assists individuals to eat, including those who may require assistance with G-tube feeding.Assists in care and cleaning of residential home, which includes laundering and ironing of residents’ clothing.Completes all necessary reports and documentation on a daily basis.Evaluates staff training needs within realm of expertise and conducts necessary training.Transports individuals to health care appointments and other various locations.Perform other duties as assigned. QualificationsMust possess a valid Licensed Vocational Nurse Certification/DegreeAt least one year of experience as a Licensed Vocational Nurse –or- prior experience working at a residential home.Must have and maintain a valid CPR, CPI, and First Aid Certification.DSP I and II certifications required upon hire –or- within one year of beginning employment, depending upon contractual requirements of the residential home.Ability to read, interpret and implement policies, procedures and regulations.Ability to communicate effectively through oral and written communications with all levels of associates and the general public.Must maintain a high degree of professionalism and positivity in all interactions.Ability to exercise discretion and maintain a high level of confidentiality.Ability to provide assistance with personal care to residents and to transfer an individual who has no weight bearing skills. Ability to lift up to 50 pounds repetitively. Ability to walk, stand, stoop, and kneel for extended periods of time. Ability to push/pull wheelchairs on a variety of terrain.Ability to pass a post-offer physical examination and a TB test.Ability to obtain and maintain a criminal record/fingerprint clearance from the Department of Justice and Federal Bureau of Investigation per Easterseals Southern California and/or program requirements.Ability to travel locally; maintain driving record in compliance with Transportation Safety Standards; maintain auto insurance and vehicle registration. 

Licensed Vocational Nurse (Long Beach) at Easterseals Southern California

Friday, May 24, 2024
Employer: Easterseals Southern California Expires: 06/24/2024 Licensed Vocational Nurse Job Locations US-CA-Long BeachJob ID 2024-8581  OverviewWelcome retired LVN's and recent LVN college graduates!  Great opportunity to work with a small case load (no more than #5 adults) with the opportunity to provide services and develop friendships as you continue in your career. Monitors and oversees general health, medical issues and wellbeing of program participants. The LVN also delivers nursing care to consumers as appropriate within the scope of the program. Trains program associates on health issues that relate to the program participants. Schedule:  Sat/Sun 2:00 pm - 10:00 pm **Also have full time shift available**   Wed/Thurs/Fri/Sat/Sun 6:00 am - 2:00 pm Starting pay: $26-$27 per hour ResponsibilitiesMonitors general health of program participants during their time at the program.Examines and evaluates consumers at program who are reportedly ill, injured, or whose medical equipment seems to be malfunctioning, reports findings and makes recommendations to appropriate individual(s).Delivers nursing care to consumers as appropriate within the scope of the program.Assists with emergency responses within assigned authority.Reports any observed health or safety issues to Program Director.Maintains administrative documentation associated with designated programs.Evaluates staff training needs within realm of expertise and conducts necessary training.Other assignments that may need the associates expertise, knowledge or ability. QualificationsValid Licensed Vocational Nurse Certification/Degree.At least one year of experience as a Licensed Vocational Nurse.Valid CPR and First Aid Certification.Ability to communicate effectively, through oral and written skills, with all levels of staff and the general public.Ability to properly interpret and implement policies, procedures, and regulations.Ability to lift up to 70 pounds repetitively, to stand, stoop, kneel for extended periods of time.Ability to provide assistance with personal care to participants, including ability to transfer an individual who has no weight bearing skills.Ability to obtain fingerprint/abuse index clearance from Community Care Licensing.Ability to pass post-offer medical examination.Ability to travel locally. Reliable transportation, proof of valid California Driver's License, clean driving record, proper auto insurance, and vehicle registration. Appropriate vehicle for transportation of program participants if program requires. 

Vocational Specialist I (Los Angeles) at Easterseals Southern California

Thursday, May 23, 2024
Employer: Easterseals Southern California - Work First Expires: 06/23/2024 Vocational Specialist I Job Locations US-CA-Los AngelesJob ID 2024-8575 OverviewAs a Vocational Specialist, you will be part of a team bringing equity to the employment process for people with disabilities. Your influence throughout the community will help create opportunities for businesses and individuals to succeed. You will go home at night knowing that you have made the world better. This is a great opportunity to be part of a supportive, collaborative team as well as work independently in the field. Starting Rate: $24.52/Hour ResponsibilitiesHow you make a differenceAs a Vocational Specialist, you are the ultimate connector. With the support of management, you work through the discovery process to better understand ideal conditions that will set your job seeker up for success and capitalize on their talents. As a team member, you will develop customized job search strategies with detailed timelines and create buy-in and confidence with your job seeker to move through the process methodically. You are excited when the offer comes and support them throughout the onboarding process to ensure their success. Simultaneously, you seek out opportunities in the community to bring people together and build mutually beneficial relationships. Your curiosity and strong business acumen put small business leaders at ease as you inquire to understand better their business needs and the challenges they face, generating opportunities for your job seekers. You are a community advocate for individual job seekers, our services, and growing our reach to as manypeople as possible. You dream big and see a world where everyone sees the abilities of your job seekers. You are good at this job because you…● Treat the word "no" like a bump in the road; you feel it - but quickly forget it was there● Have an entrepreneurial spirit and can speak to business needs● Read subtle cues, and know how to respond to guide the conversation● Make keen observations and easily connect with others in a meaningful way● Are a skilled negotiator● See the possibilities for others, sometimes before they do● Are a great communicator and quickly build relationships What you get in returnIf you’re looking to positively impact and create change you will be rewarded with a competitive rate and the following benefits:● Low-cost employee healthcare options, including - Medical, Dental & Vision● 401K with Company Match up to 3.5%● Paid Time Off● Tuition Reimbursement● ACRE (Association of Community Rehabilitation Educators) Certification through on-the-job training QualificationsWhat you bring with you• Your life experience will ensure your success; Typically requires 1-2 years experience in business sectoror vocational rehabilitation; or equivalent combination of training, education and experience to performthe job successfully● Reliable transportation with insurance and vehicle registration and the ability to travel in SouthernCalifornia● Demonstrated proficiency with MS Office Applications● A driving record in compliance with Transportation Safety Standards● The ability to pass post-offer medical examination and test for tuberculosis● Ability to obtain fingerprint clearance and other program requirements per our client● Ability to pass all drug testing required by ESSC 

Speech Language Pathologist (Ontario) at Easterseals Southern California

Thursday, May 23, 2024
Employer: Easterseals Southern California Expires: 06/24/2024 Speech Language Pathologist Job Locations US-CA-OntarioJob ID 2024-8574 OverviewWorking at Easterseals Southern California is an opportunity to make profound and positive differences in people's lives. At ESSC, you’ll join a team of caring colleagues who support each other, encourage collaboration and refine clinical skills to benefit the participants we serve.  Here’s Why You Should Work With EastersealsOutstanding reputation in the quality of services we provideOur SLP’s salaries are set with a manageable productivity requirementWe are invested in your developmentEmerging career opportunities due to organizational growthTuition reimbursement Collaborative work environmentEducation and trainings to support neurodiversityWe are an organization who is invested in Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and AccessibilityOpportunity to participate in various DEI initiativesThe benefits of both a family/team environment at the therapy center, but with the security of a large organization Employee Benefits:401k retirement with matching Education assistantance and reimbursementPet insuranceMedical/dental coverageSalary range: $93,000 - $100,000 ResponsibilitiesThe Speech Language Pathologist will evaluate and treat children using discipline-specific assessment tools and therapy treatments, and will develop and monitor individualized goals and plans according to treatment plan. QualificationsMaster’s degree in speech-language pathology from an accredited school or program. Current speech-language pathologist license issued by the state of California. Current American Speech Language Hearing Association (ASHA) certification; Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC-SLP).One year experience working with infants/young children with developmental delays including autism.Knowledgeable in speech-language therapy, transdisciplinary early-intervention theories, and rehabilitation principles and practices.Knowledgeable of evidence-based practices found to benefit children with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD). Familiar with the field of early intervention.Must relate well to children and their families.Provide discipline-specific consultation/coaching to other direct-care staff and care givers.Very good working knowledge in all applicable computer programs (Microsoft Office).Complete necessary documentation and attend/assist in meetings as requested.Valid CPR certification.Ability to lift up to 40 pounds repetitively. This position requires frequent bending, reaching, squatting, kneeling, and twisting in order to observe, assess and interact with participants.Bilingual a plusAbility to pass background/fingerprint clearance, health screenings and provide/obtain immunizations. 

Temporary Research Assistant for Dr. Thompson at University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus

Wednesday, May 22, 2024
Employer: University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus - Department of Psychiatry Expires: 06/21/2024 Temporary Research Assistant – Laboratory of Translational Psychiatry Position DescriptionThe Laboratory of Translational Psychiatry in the Department of Psychiatry, Division of Neuroscience, is seeking a temporary research assistant (TRA) to join them for the summer, as they investigate the biological mechanisms underlying neuropsychiatric disorders. The TRA position is fulltime, up to 40 hours/week, for June-August, with the potential for extending to a part-time position into the Fall. This is a great opportunity for undergraduate students and recent graduates looking to expand their laboratory experience! Nature of the WorkOur laboratory uses mouse models and cutting-edge science techniques to study brain pathways impacted by stress, depression, and other neuropsychiatric disorders. Examples of techniques used include in the lab include: cell culture, Western blot, DNA/RNA isolation, qPCR/PCR, electrophysiology, immunohistology and microscopy, mouse dissection, and animal (mouse) behavior assessments and manipulation. Research assistants in the lab provide essential support services facilitating research activities, sample collection/processing, data management and/or data analysis; assist with general laboratory maintenance; and participate in mouse colony duties. Qualified applicants should be working towards a bachelor’s in biology, neuroscience, psychology, or related field, and be comfortable working with rodents in a research setting.  Specific Position Duties This position is expected to work no more than 40 hours per week. Responsibilities include:Collaborate with and support Principal Investigators (PI) and other stakeholders with laboratory and research functions. Participate in supervised research activities using wet bench techniques and/or mouse experiments which may include assisting with mouse surgery, dissections, tissue collection and processing, behavior studies, molecular procedures, and data analysis. Pick up, transport, and maintain results, samples, documents, materials, and other items as needed. Handle, dispose of, and store laboratory materials and samples using well-established guidelines and instructions.Coordinate with senior lab staff on operational responsibilities, including stocking materials, equipment maintenance and troubleshooting, safety, cleanliness, prepping solutions, updating laboratory inventory records, etc. May assist with mouse colony activities (mating, tagging, genotyping/DNA extraction, weaning, euthanizing) and/or provide specialized animal care services, such as diet, water, or drug injections, related to research studies. under the supervision of senior researchers in the lab.Keep detailed notes on all technical and research activities using an electronic notebook system and preserve experiment records in shared drive.  Minimum Requirements:At least one year of undergraduate-level studies in biology, neuroscience, psychology, or related field. Desired qualifications:Experience working with live specimen in a research settingExperience or background within an experimental or wet lab Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees at all levels throughout the institutionAttention to detailStrong organizational and time management skillsExcellent writing and editing skillsAbility to comply with established rules, policies and procedures and meet deadlinesKnowledge of laboratory techniques including safety proceduresAbility to communicate effectively, both in writing and orally Duration of Project (if applicable)Full-time (up to 40 hours) available for June – August, potentially with the option to continue through the fall semester in a part-time capacity.  CompensationHourly compensation ranges between $16/hour for up to 40 hours/week.  Desired Start Date – June 3, 2024 

Respiratory Therapist at MaineHealth*

Wednesday, May 22, 2024
Employer: MaineHealth* Expires: 06/21/2024 For a limited time MaineHealth is offering up to $20,000 Sign on bonus for all eligible experienced Respiratory Therapist.· Eligible candidates are hired (offer accepted) into a Full or Part time RT position. Bonus amount prorated for Part time hires, per diem hires are ineligible.· Current MaineHealth member employees are ineligible; former MaineHealth Members are ineligible until greater than 6 months separation from employment. Position SummaryThe Respiratory Therapist administers respiratory therapy care and life support to patients with deficiencies and abnormalities of cardiopulmonary system, ranging in age from neonate to elderly, under supervision of Physician and by prescription. Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)· Education: Graduate from AMA approved school of Respiratory Therapy.· License/Certifications: State of Maine Respiratory Therapy Licenseo RRT licensure preferred and required for candidates with less than 5 years of experienceo CRTT licensed candidates must have greater than 5 years of experienceo BLS requiredo ACLS Strongly preferred· Experience: 1-3 years of acute care experience preferred. See also 'License/Certifications"· Availability to work any shift as needed; be available to take calls on a regular basis.· Willing and motivated to learn and perform all modes of therapy that are provided by Respiratory Therapy.· Maintains professional growth and development through seminars, workshops, and educational programs to keep abreast of the latest trends in the field of expertise.· Smoking cessation class within the first year of employment.· Willing to travel to -WCGH as needed to provide coverage. About MaineHealth:MaineHealth is a not-for-profit integrated health system whose vision is, “Working together so our communities are the healthiest in America.” MaineHealth consists of nine local health systems, a comprehensive behavioral health care network, diagnostic services, home health agencies, and 1,700 employed clinicians working together through the MaineHealth Medical Group. With approximately 22,000 care team members, MaineHealth provides preventive care, diagnosis, and treatment to 1.1 million residents in Maine and New Hampshire. Learn more about our system at mainehealth.orgAt MaineHealth, we offer benefits that support an individual's needs for today and flexibility to plan for tomorrow. Our packages include health and dental insurances, paid parental leave, retirement program, generous paid time off, and much more! Our comprehensive array of benefits are competitive, affordable, and include choices that meet specific, but ever-changing, needs.With a career at any of the MaineHealth locations, you’ll be working with health care professionals that truly value the people around them – both within the walls of the organization and the neighborhoods that surround it. We are deeply invested in the well-being of our communities and care team members. We believe in fostering a work environment of strong commitment, compassionate caring, and continuous improvement. Join us, and your abilities will be challenged and enhanced as you take your career to a new level.MaineHealth values diversity and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Federal and state laws prohibit discrimination in employment because of race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status.

Licensed Vocational Nurse (Bellflower) at Easterseals Southern California

Wednesday, May 22, 2024
Employer: Easterseals Southern California Expires: 06/22/2024 Licensed Vocational Nurse Job Locations US-CA-BellflowerJob ID 2024-8560  OverviewWelcome retired LVN's and recent LVN college graduates!  Great opportunity to work with a small case load (no more than #5 adults) with the opportunity to provide services and develop friendships as you continue in your career. Monitors and oversees general health, medical issues and wellbeing of program participants. The LVN also delivers nursing care to consumers as appropriate within the scope of the program. Trains program associates on health issues that relate to the program participants. Schedule:  Saturday/Sunday/Monday 6:00 am - 2:00 pm   24 hours per week Starting pay: $26-$27 per hour  ResponsibilitiesMonitors general health of program participants during their time at the program.Examines and evaluates consumers at program who are reportedly ill, injured, or whose medical equipment seems to be malfunctioning, reports findings and makes recommendations to appropriate individual(s).Delivers nursing care to consumers as appropriate within the scope of the program.Assists with emergency responses within assigned authority.Reports any observed health or safety issues to Program Director.Maintains administrative documentation associated with designated programs.Evaluates staff training needs within realm of expertise and conducts necessary training.Other assignments that may need the associates expertise, knowledge or ability. QualificationsValid Licensed Vocational Nurse Certification/Degree.At least one year of experience as a Licensed Vocational Nurse.Valid CPR and First Aid Certification.Ability to communicate effectively, through oral and written skills, with all levels of staff and the general public.Ability to properly interpret and implement policies, procedures, and regulations.Ability to lift up to 70 pounds repetitively, to stand, stoop, kneel for extended periods of time.Ability to provide assistance with personal care to participants, including ability to transfer an individual who has no weight bearing skills.Ability to obtain fingerprint/abuse index clearance from Community Care Licensing.Ability to pass post-offer medical examination.Ability to travel locally. Reliable transportation, proof of valid California Driver's License, clean driving record, proper auto insurance, and vehicle registration. Appropriate vehicle for transportation of program participants if program requires.  

Physical Therapist Assistant - Aquatic Therapy at Olympic Sports & Spine

Tuesday, May 21, 2024
Employer: Olympic Sports & Spine Expires: 06/21/2024 Physical Therapist Assistant - Aquatic TherapyOne-On-One Patient Care Model |$5,000 Sign-On Bonus | $2,000 Annual CE | Up to $7,800 in Annual Bonus Programs Salary Range: Highly Competitive! - Salary Range: $25.50 to $38.16 per hour + Bonuses + Benefits. Individual salaries are dependent on experience and job-related factors. Olympic Sports & Spine (OSS) is seeking a full-time Physical Therapist Assistant, specifically with experience in aquatic therapy or a strong desire to do aquatic therapy. In this role, the PTA will spend a large portion of his/her time in the pool. The hours are M-F 4x10s from 7:20 a.m. - 6:00 p.m., location Gig Harbor YMCA clinic.At OSS, we treat one patient at a time, all the time. We do not double-book appointments, and we do not use aides to treat patients. Our mentorship and continuing education opportunities are exceptional. Finally, the work environment is second to none. Our clinics are fun and full of supportive colleagues who all share an interest in creating the best possible place to work.We offer competitive salaries and excellent benefits. Check out our benefits page for more information: https://www.osstherapy.com/employee-benefits$2K per year in continuing educationUp to $7,800 in PTA productivity bonuses annuallyMedical, Dental, Bonus Program, Lots of Paid Time Off, 401K Match.$5,000 Sign-On BonusEqual Opportunity StatementWe are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate based on age, ancestry, citizenship, color, ethnicity, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or invisible disability status, political affiliation, veteran status, race, religion, or sexual orientation.Minimum Qualifications:Physical Therapist Assistant degree from an accredited college/universityCurrent Washington State Physical Therapist Assistant License (or license applicant status) If this is the kind of workplace you have been looking for, we want to hear from you!    #OSS017For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.https://www.applicantpro.com/j/3364237-385733

Advent PT- Physical Therapist at Alliance Physical Therapy Partners

Tuesday, May 21, 2024
Employer: Alliance Physical Therapy Partners Expires: 06/22/2024 Advent Physical Therapy, an Alliance Physical Therapy Partner, is looking for a Physical Therapist to join our team!***NOW OFFERING TUITION REIMBURSEMENT FOR NEW GRADS***Summary: Responsible for the planning, provision, and coordination of all aspects of direct patient care in accordance with established clinic and departmental policies and procedures, maintaining the highest degree of quality care in a safe environment. The therapist works collaboratively with other patient team personnel in maintaining standards of professional physical therapy practice.The staff therapist, using independent judgment, assumes responsibility and accountability for the delivery of physical therapy services provided by Physical Therapist Assistants and Rehab Techs/Aides. May be assigned to orient staff and students and assume the duties and responsibilities of the Clinic Director in the absence of that individual.Essential Duties and Responsibilities:Provides high quality patient care and assessment in accordance with established practice standards and clinic/departmental policies in a safe environment.Performs patient evaluation, summarizes objective clinical findings, and develops an accurate individualized plan of care. Ensures that goals are feasible, based upon findings and patient expectations.Provides treatment in accordance with physician’s orders and established plan of care.Evaluates effectiveness of treatment plan and revises plan of care as indicated.Communicates/collaborates with patient, family, caregivers, significant other and other members of the healthcare team to promote maximum benefit of care.Communicates/collaborates with the patient’s referral source such as the physician, NCM, ADJ, etc. regarding the patient’s care and progress to promote maximum benefit of care.Assess educational needs of the patient, family, caregiver, or significant other and other members of healthcare team to promote maximum benefit of care.Demonstrates appropriate knowledge and correct application of clinical techniques, procedures and programs for clinical setting and patient/client populations served.Plans and makes appropriate discharge plans.Assesses the risks for safety and implements appropriate precautions.Complies with appropriate and approved security and safety standards.Utilizes appropriate leadership skills in delegating, organizing, and educating coworkers and staff.Participates in and contributes to quality improvement process.Makes effective use of patient schedule and time by achieving various efficiency standards such as skilled units per visit, visits per day, and evaluations plus two-skilled units.Completes timely, competent, and compliant documentation using AgileRPM.Travels to other local clinics as assigned. This list of duties is not intended to be all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties or responsibilities that senior management may deem necessary.Qualifications:Master’s or Doctorate degree in Physical Therapy.Current Physical Therapist license, registration and/or certification as per state regulations.Physical Demands:The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move more than 100 pounds.Why we are world-class:Competitive pay and Individual Bonus PlanExceptional benefits package, including 401K, medical, dental, vision and PTOClinical Leadership Pathway (CORE)Unlimited Continuing Education budget, including MedBridge subscriptionFormal and customized Mentorship ProgramProprietary AGILE EMR, built by Physical TherapistsWhat’s so great about this place?Alliance Physical Therapy Partners (APTP) welcomes you to become part of a growing team led by clinicians. A place where integrity, respect, humility and honesty define our partnerships.  You’ll be offered a multitude of benefits and incentives to take care of you and your loved ones, with plenty of paid time off for life, vacations, and rest. We pride ourselves on leading the industry in rewarding your exceptional work, personally, professionally, and financially.What is in it for me?Join a team that puts its people first and truly cares about YOU. We offer a culture that is 100% invested in your growth and success. You’ll become a partner where you can fulfill your passion and provide world-class patient care.Why Alliance?We encourage and support life-long learning through mentorship, unlimited continuing education, and formal leadership training.  You’ll be part of a growing company with many opportunities to advance your career when the time is right for you. 

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