Director of Nursing

County of Grundy–Job Posting

Health Department

 

Date of Posting:                                December 16, 2015

Applications Accepted Until:       Posted until filled

Job Title:                                             Director of Nursing

Employee Status:                             Full-Time, 37.5 hours/week, Exempt

Pay range:                                           $43,000 – $47,000

 

SUMMARY: 

The Director of Nursing will direct all public health nursing activities in local health department.  Act as administrator in his/her absence.  Work with communicable disease staff to ensure disease reporting and follow-up.  Responsible for the coordination of all Public Health Nursing programs in accordance with applicable statutes, grant and contract agreements, and community need.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Assist in determining county needs though the IPLAN and other need assessments and develop an implementation plan to address the identified needs in the county all while collaborating with other organizations.
  2. Establish working relationships with the local hospital, community organizations, local health departments, schools and other stakeholders within the county.
  3. Work with the Financial Manager to develop, monitor, and evaluate a Division budget and specific grant budgets, approving expenditures and motivated to attain or surpass expected revenue.
  4. Supervise the day to day activities of nursing staff, which includes, but is not limited to: interpreting program requirements, developing staff schedules, reviewing time sheets, approve receipts and expenditures related to the nursing division, hold staff meetings at least monthly, supervise, provide corrective guidance and evaluate staff appropriately, and develop new strategies and programs as needed or directed by the Administrator.
  5. Develop strategies and best practices to increase nursing services in the community, including, but not limited to, the development of innovative approaches to become more integrated within the county (flu clinics, immunization clinics, networking with local companies, back to school fairs, etc.)
  6. Coordinate and oversee the WIC outreach efforts are thoroughly implemented effectively throughout the county.
  7. Oversee the effectiveness of the Nutritionist and his/her education classes, reports, routine services and the development of innovative ideas to reach the residents of the county.
  8. Have thorough knowledge of all nursing programs and services.
  9. Keep up to date with current information by attending pertinent workshops and meetings or sending appropriate staff. Sponsor meetings that benefit nursing programs.
  10. Prepare monthly, quarterly and annual statistics regarding nursing programs.
  11. Maintain reports and other requirements as directed by Funder requirements
  12. Coordinates communicable disease investigations including TB, STD/HIV, and ensure reports are submitted to Illinois Department of Public Health.
  13. Be on call after hours or weekends for emergencies as needed.
  14. Possess knowledge of the Policies of the Board of Health, the Union Contract and Grundy County Personnel Code and apply as appropriate.
  15. Have thorough knowledge of Bioterrorism and SNS plan in a Bioterrorism attack.
  16. Analyze, monitor and record birth and death certificates to identify potential health concerns/trends.
  17. Act as the Triage Nurse in Public Health emergencies and receive NIMS training as required.
  18. Cooperate with Health Department Administration and other Divisions Directors for overall support of the Health Department services and its’ clients.
  19. Participate in Health Department events and activities and represent the health department in a positive and professional manner.
  20. Prepare reports as required for Board of Health and Health Committee meetings

 

SUPERVISOR REPONSIBILITIES

Manages all employees in the Nursing Division.  Is responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of this unit.  Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws.  Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.  It is the responsibility of the Director of Nursing to ensure the division is operating efficiently.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS, EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE 

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and /or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Must have good oral and written communication skills along with good organizational skills and possess absolute integrity to handle the confidential aspects of the job.  Must comply and accept professional standards and principles.  Needs to be flexible and cooperative in fulfilling all obligations and self-directed with the ability to work with little supervision.

Certification of graduation from an accredited school of nursing approved by the Department of Professional Regulation.  License to practice nursing in Illinois.  Preferred experience in Public Health, Community Health Nursing or related area.  Prefer Bachelor’s Degree with preparation in Public Health Nursing. Prefer two (2) years supervisory experience. Prefer familiarity in working with unions.

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit.  The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk or hear; and taste or smell as well as lift up to 25 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

Any qualified applicant with a disability and requiring reasonable assistance or accommodation to the application and/or interview process should notify the HR Department.

TO APPLY:  Candidates must meet the minimum requirements of the position in order to be considered.

Send resume and salary requirements to HR@grundyco.org with “Director of Nursing” in the subject line or mail to Grundy County Administration, Attn: HR 1320 Union Street, Morris, IL  60450.

 

No phone calls please.

Grundy County is an Equal Opportunity Employer and will give consideration to all qualified applicants without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, marital status, mental or physical disability, political affiliations, sexual orientation, or any other non-merit factor.  Qualified candidates that require reasonable accommodation should contact the Human Resources Department.

 

Supervisor of Assessments

County of Grundy–Job Posting

Date of Posting:                                7/13/15

Applications Accepted Until:       Posted until filled

Job Title:                                             Supervisor of Assessments

Employee Status:                             Full-Time, 40 hours/wk, Exempt

 

SUMMARY: 

The  office  of Supervisor of Assessments  was created for  the  purpose of overseeing  the assessment process  for property  tax  purposes.  The term of office shall be 4 years from the date of appointment and until a successor is appointed and qualified.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

To enter upon the duties of the office, a person must possess one of the following qualifications:

 

  1. Annually assemble all assessors and their deputies for consultation and instruct them in uniformity of their functions.
  2. In the event a Township Assessor fails to perform his or her duties, the Supervisor of Assessments shall act as the primary assessor.
  3. Maintain a detailed Property Record Card system, including appraisals.
  4. Prepare and maintain county aerial base tax maps.
  5. Prepare and maintain property owners’ names and addresses.
  6. Procure at regular intervals from the records maintained by the Recorder, information relating to transfers of property.
  7. Establish and maintain a Property Index Numbering system. Such system shall cross reference legal descriptions and property addresses.
  8. Complete the Property Transfer Declarations and forward to the Illinois Department of Revenue.
  9. Assess all non-farm property at 33 1/3% of its fair cash value.
  10. Annual recalculation and reassessment of farm land values.
  11. Develop pro-rata valuations for improvements added or removed between January 1 and December 31 of each year.
  12. Equalize the assessments by increasing or reducing the entire assessments of property in the county or any area therein or of any class of property so that the assessments will be at 33 1/3% of fair cash value.
  13. Maintain the assessed valuation of property within the county between 31 1 /3% and 35 1/3% of total fair cash value so that the county shall receive from the State of Illinois 50% reimbursement of the Supervisor of Assessment’s salary.
  14. Value special properties in accordance with procedures as established by state law.
  15. Value all large components of industrial machinery and equipment as real estate in accordance with the “like kind” provision of the Illinois Statutes.
  16. Mail notice to each taxpayer whose assessment has been changed since the preceding year.
  17. Cause to be published in a newspaper or newspapers in Grundy County a list of assessments that have been added or changed, except for equalization, since the preceding year.
  18. In a quadrennial year, cause to be published in a newspaper or newspapers in Grundy County a full and complete list of all assessments by township in the county. In addition to the publication, each taxpayer shall receive a mailed notice of the assessed valuation.
  19. Administer applications and certificates of all non-homestead exemptions.
  20. Establish and maintain assessments  on non-homestead   exempted  property  which  are leased  to another  party.
  21. Administer applications and re-certification of the following homestead exemptions: Disabled Veteran Exemption,

Senior Citizens Homestead Exemption, Senior Citizens Assessment, Freeze Homestead Exemption, Homestead Improvement Exemption.

  1. File the following forms with the Illinois  Department  of Revenue: PT AX Form 280A,  Tentative  Abstract  of Assessments PTAX  Form 280A attachment,  Reclassification   Report, PT AX Form  282, Non-Farm  Parcels  Exceeding  $999,999  in Assessed Value, PTAX  Form 204/SA,  Equalization  Report,
  2. Clerk of the Board of Review:
  • Accepting Complaints
  • Scheduling hearings
  • Notifying property  owners
  • Publishing action of the Board
  • Maintain Board  minutes
  • Maintain Board dockets
  1. Respond and defend Board of Review action before the State Property Tax Appeal Board.
  2. Issue Certificates of Error setting forth nature and cause of error for submission to Circuit Court for its approval.
  3. File the following forms on behalf of the Board of Review to the Illinois Department of Revenue:
  • PTAX Form 204/BR  attachment,  Reclassification Report
  • PT AX Form 204/BR, Equalization Report
  • PTAX Form 282/BR,  Non-Farm  Parcels  Exceeding   $999,999  in Assessed Value
  1. Presiding Chairman of the Advisory Farmland Assessment Review Committee
  2. Communicate with the following:
  • Tax Payers
  • Company Tax Representatives
  • Mapping vendor Computer   vendor Newspaper  & radio  media
  • County Officials
  • Township Officials
  • State legislators & staff
  • Department of Revenue
  • Other State agencies

 

  1. Attend the following committee meetings:
  • Tax
  • Personnel
  • Planning & Zoning
  • Finance
  • Department Head
  • Safety

 

ADDITIONAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

 

  1. Assist the County Board and other taxing district boards in developing real estate tax abatements and  real  estate tax  rebates  as  authorized  by  Tax  Increment  Finance Districts (“TIF”).
  2. Develop fair market value estimates of an unimproved acre of land for the School Site Donation Land Cash Ordinance.
  3. Estimate the value loss to property, if any, caused by it being adjoining to the sand pit on Cemetery Road.

 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

 

  1. A Certified Illinois Assessing Official   certificate, or
  2. A Certified Assessment Evaluator Certificate, or
  3. A Member of the Appraisal Institute   (MAI), Residential Member (RM), Senior Real Estate Analyst

(SREA), Senior Real Property   Analyst (SRPA) or Senior Residential Analyst (SRA) certification from the

Appraisal Institute or its predecessor organizations.

 

In addition,  a person must  have had   at  least  2 years of experience  in the  field  of property  sales, assessments, finance   or appraisals  and must have passed an examination conducted by the  Department to determine his or her  competence to hold the  office.

 

Valid Driver’s License is required.

 

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

Associate’s  degree  (A.A.)  or  equivalent  from two  year  college  or  technical  school; minimum two years of experience in the field of property sales, assessments, finance or appraisals  and  must  have  passed  an  examination  conducted  by  the  Department  of Revenue to determine his or her competence to hold the office.

  • Interpretation of aerial based tax maps
  • Expertise in legal descriptions
  • Researching capabilities related to ownership documentation and judicial rulings
  • Expertise in the mass appraisal process and its application
  • Expertise in the fee appraisal process
  • Expertise in the Illinois Appraisal Manual and its application
  • Working knowledge of existing State Statutes
  • Analysis of proposed legislation and its effect locally
  • Knowledge of accounting procedures

 

Supervisor of Assessments Examination will be held 10:30am on August 11, 2015.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, kneel, talk, hear, see, and use fingers, hands, and arms as well as lift file boxes up to 25 pounds.

Any qualified applicant with a disability and requiring reasonable assistance or accommodation to the application and/or interview process should notify the HR Department.

 

TO APPLY:  Candidates must meet the minimum requirements of the position in order to be considered.

 

Send resume and salary requirements to HR@grundyco.org with “Supervisor of Assessments” in the subject line, or mail to Grundy County Administration, Attn: Human Resources, 1320 Union Street, Morris, IL  60450.

 

No phone calls please.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Grundy County is an Equal Opportunity Employer and will give consideration to all qualified applicants without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, marital status, mental or physical disability, political affiliations, sexual orientation, or any other non-merit factor. 

 

GIS Technician

County of Grundy–Job Posting

 

Date of Posting:                               December 10, 2015

Applications Accepted Until:       Posted until filled Job Title:                         GIS Technician

Employee Status:                             Part-Time, 13-19 hours/wk, Non-Exempt

Pay range:                                           $18.00 – $22.00

 

SUMMARY:

The GIS Technician is responsible for cadastral/parcel map creation and/or maintenance. Maps are constructed or maintained using data sources such as subdivision as well as other plats, surveys, surveyor notes, deeds, aerial photography interpretation and other client sources, instructions, and/or databases. All data sources are used to create an accurate cadastral GIS.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Complete projects using ESRI’s ArcGIS products. These projects include:
  • GIS data creation
  • GIS data conversion
  • Map production and cartography
  • Completion of project and tasks in a timely manner
  • Prepare production projects for delivery
  • Conduct QA/QC procedures to ensure accuracy
  • Assist other departments if required. Training may be required
  • Process documentation and mapping parcel creation of divisions of land and/or combinations of land including but not limited to the following documentation:
    • Deeds
    • Surveys
    • Subdivisions/Condominiums
    • Annexations
    • Vacations
    • Combinations
    • Division by Request
    • Court Order of Judgments
    • All other Client requests
  • Research resources such as survey maps and legal descriptions in order to verify property lines and to obtain information needed to ensure an accurate cadastral and GIS database(s) as provided and as necessary
  • Utilize aerial photography to ensure proper parcel and/or polygons layout through aerial occupation or legal description reference points updating boundaries, water locations and topographic features as necessary
  • Redraw and correct parcel and/or polygon layouts to reflect provided, current and most accurate documentation as necessary
  • Compile accurate abbreviated tax legal descriptions as necessary
  • Compile map change forms as necessary
  • Utilize scales, line types, sizes and colors for hard copies of computerized maps using printers and/or plotters as necessary
  • Identify, research and resolve anomalies in legal land descriptions, referring issues to manager/supervisor and/or client as appropriate and as necessary
  • Compiling cadastral and GIS data utilizing “Mapping Standards and Practices”
    • Prepare hard copy and/or digital data deliveries
    • All other duties as assigned or required

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must have considerable proficiency using ESRI software including ArcMap editing toolsto create or update cadastral layers and maps showing property boundaries, political subdivisions, and taxing districts.
  • Ability to plot maps from legal descriptions, deeds, survey data, tract descriptions and existing maps utilizing a relational database management system.
  • Read and interpret complex or detailed data, policies, or legal descriptions related to title searches and the preparation of cadastral maps.
  • Make mathematical computations to calculate bearings, distances, areas and closures.
  • Requires the ability to compile and create analytical reporting.
  • Valid driver’s license.

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Geographic Information Systems or closely related field, plus 2 years related experience as detailed in the Essential Duties and Responsibilities and Qualifications sections is preferred.
  • Associate’s degree or equivalent degree from a two year college or technical school, plus 4 years of experience as detailed in the Essential Duties and Responsibilities and Qualifications sections, or any combination of education, experience, and training which provides the required knowledge and
  • Experience with communicating effectively both orally and in writing, with all levels of staff, vendors, and constituents.
  • Must be well organized, accurate, and attentive to details.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, sit, talk, hear, see, and use fingers, hands, and arms.  The employee must frequently lift and/or carry up to 10 pounds and 33 pounds occasionally.

Any qualified applicant with a disability and requiring reasonable assistance or accommodation to the application and/or interview process should notify the HR Department.

 

TO APPLY: Candidates must meet the minimum requirements of the position in order to be considered.

Send resume and salary requirements to HR@grundyco.org with “GIS Technician” in the subject line or mail to Grundy County Administration, Attn: HR 1320 Union Street, Morris, IL 60450

 

No phone calls please.

 

Grundy County is an Equal Opportunity Employer and will give consideration to all qualified applicants without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, marital status, mental or physical disability, political affiliations, sexual orientation, or any other non-merit factor.  Qualified candidates that require reasonable accommodation should contact the Human Resources Department.

Public Health Nurse

Date of Posting: January 12, 2016
Internal Posting Deadline: January 22, 2016
External Posting Deadline: Until filled

NOTICE OF JOB OPENING

POSITION: Public Health Nurse (PT)

AVAILABLE DATE: Immediately

HOURS: Hours: 22.50 hours per week
Salary: $18.91 per hour/ $22,124 (annually)

LOCATION: Grundy County Health Department
(Administration Building)
1320 Union Street
Morris, IL 60450
SUMMARY
Perform public health nursing duties as assigned in a local health department, which may include programs such as WIC/FCM, and Immunizations. Additional public health nurse duties in relation to services provided by the nursing division may be requested if required.
RESPONSIBILITIES: (Job description available for a complete list of responsibilities)
1. Responsible for assessment and education to eligible clients of nutrition and foods for WIC Program eligible clients.
2. Perform anthropometric and biochemical measurements, i.e., hemoglobin, height, weight, head circumference, blood pressure. Ensure calibration of equipment utilized, i.e., scale, hemocue, sphygmomanometer.
3. Assess and develop nursing care plans for clients/families in cooperation with them through evaluation of their physical and mental conditions.
4. Assist clients in gaining access to and obtaining necessary services for their health and welfare through referrals to other agencies when the health department cannot meet their needs.
5. Provide client teaching, guidance, nutrition, and nursing care in health department clinics.
6. Instruct client, families and/or groups on preventive health care.
7. Accurately document and complete all interventions on confidential client records.
8. Provide pregnancy testing, education, and documentation.
9. Provide periodic assessment of client’s needs per DHS regulations.
10. Provide medical case management services for those children under the care of DCFS.
11. Administer vaccinations according to Academy of Childhood Immunization Practice (ACIP) and Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidelines.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS & EDUCATION:
Diploma, Associate Degree or Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing required. Bachelor’s Degree preferred. Current Illinois Professional Nurses license required. Experience with WIC and Family Case Management preferred. Experience in Community or Public Health preferred.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk or hear; and taste or smell as well as lift up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

Any qualified applicant with a disability and requiring reasonable assistance or accommodation to the application and/or interview process should notify the HR Department.

TO APPLY: Candidates must meet the minimum requirements of the position in order to be considered.
Send resume and salary requirements to HR@grundyco.org with “Public Health Nurse” in the subject line or mail to Grundy County Administration, Attn: HR 1320 Union Street, Morris, IL 60450.

No phone calls please.

Senior Programs Case Manager

Date of Posting: December 30, 2015
Internal Posting Deadline: January 8, 2015
External Posting Deadline: None (Till filled)

 

NOTICE OF JOB OPENING

POSITION: Senior Programs Case Manager

AVAILABLE DATE: Immediately

HOURS: Hours: 37.50 hours per week (Salary: $16.00/hour)

LOCATION: Grundy County Health Department
(Administration)
1320 Union Street
Morris, IL 60450

JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILTIES:
To perform outreach efforts to identify and inform persons 60+ in Grundy County of available services and programs for which they may be eligible. This includes but is not limited to: conducting home visits assessing eligibility of Community Care Program, establishing a plan of care with client/family, performing Choices for Care Screenings, and completing required documentation as mandated by IDoA, NEIL, AoA, and the Grundy County Health Department. Refer to job description for specific duties

1. May assist with referrals for HDM, CCP, Outreach, Choices for Care, Case Management, and 60+ Counseling.
2. Completes the Intake Form for all program referrals and forwards on to supervisor to complete Authorization Section.
3. Assists clients in filling out applications and in applying for other services/benefits.
4. Knowledgeable about resources and makes appropriate referrals to social service agencies, specialists, governmental agencies, counselors and other agencies.
5. Performs Choices for Care Screenings as needed.
6. When necessary may conduct home visits to clients to assess needs.
7. Establish a plan in conjunction with client/family as needed.
8. Completes required documentation as mandated by IDoA, NEIL, AaoA, and the Grundy County Department.
9. Assists supervisor in organizing special events such as health fairs, Older Americans Month activities, etc.
10. Attend training as it is made available by IDoA, NEIL, AaoA, and the Grundy County Health Department.
11. Projects good image, maintains credibility and integrity of agency.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS, EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and /or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Must have good oral and written communication skills along with good organizational skills and possess absolute integrity to handle the confidential aspects of the job. Must comply and accept professional standards and principles. Needs to be flexible and cooperative in fulfilling all obligations and self-directed with the ability to work with little supervision.

Prefer a RN, or a BSN or a BA/BS degree in social science, social work or related field. OR an LPN with 2 years of program experience which is defined as assessment, provision, and/or authorization of formal services for the elderly. OR
Will consider one year of program experience, which is defined as assessment, provision, and/or authorization of formal services for the elderly; may replace one year of college education up to and including four years of experience replacing a baccalaureate degree.

Must have a valid Driver’s license as traveling within the county is a requirement of this position

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk or hear; and taste or smell as well as lift up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
Any qualified applicant with a disability and requiring reasonable assistance or accommodation to the application and/or interview process should notify the HR Department.

TO APPLY: Candidates must meet the minimum requirements of the position in order to be considered.
Send resume and salary requirements to HR@grundyco.org with “Senior Programs Case Manager” in the subject line or mail to Grundy County Administration, Attn: HR 1320 Union Street, Morris, IL 60450.

No phone calls please.

Grundy County is an Equal Opportunity Employer and will give consideration to all qualified applicants without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, marital status, mental or physical disability, political affiliations, sexual orientation, or any other non-merit factor. Qualified candidates that require reasonable accommodation should contact the Human Resources Department.

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