Clerical & Data Entry

Job Type



$17.37 - $ USD per Hour


2303 Dodge Ave, Waukegan, IL 60085, Illinois

Job Number


Referral Specialist – Healthcare Operations – 16093

Do you want a career where you can truly make a difference? The Lake County Health Department and Community Health Center is one of the largest human service providers in Lake County. We live our mission each day, promoting the health and well-being of all who live, work, and play in Lake County. If you are passionate about giving back and ready to be a part of an innovative team, we are looking for you!
This position is responsible for coordinating referral and prior authorization processes for assigned Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH) teams and their respective patients and assisting uninsured clients in gaining access to medications through pharmaceutical company assistance programs. The Referral Specialist consistently provides the highest level of customer service over the telephone or in person.

Employment in this position is contingent upon continued grant funding beyond (3/31/23)

  • Proof of COVID-19 vaccination or medical/religious exemption within 30 days of hire. If not fully vaccinated, you must follow the requirements for unvaccinated until you meet the definition of fully vaccinated. 

Scheduled Hours: 37.5 hours a week

  • This position has the potential to work remotely from home.