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We are a qualifying employer for the Federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program.  Learn more here.

Are you...

  • Looking for a job where you can really make a difference in people's lives? 
  • Passionate about helping people improve their health and quality of life?
  • Seeking to help those in our communities who need you the most?

The East Central District Health Department (ECDHD) is a state-approved district health department that provides public health services to its four-county service area of Boone, Colfax, Nance and Platte counties in Nebraska. 

Public health saves money, improves our quality of life, helps children thrive and reduces human suffering.

Come join our team!

East Central offers a competitive wage and benefit package.  And it's easy to apply!

A list of our current job openings at both East Central District Health Department and Good Neighbor Community Health Center can be found below.  Click the job heading to learn more about each job.

East Central Careers

  • The Community Health Nurse will: investigate communicable disease; investigate other issues of public health significance; provide education on disease prevention activities; conduct wellness screenings; and provide targeted health and wellness promotion. The Community Health Nurse will also administer vaccinations within scope of practice; evaluate/assess health trends and risk factors of population groups through data collection and analysis; provide surveillance, tracking, reporting and follow- up on contagious diseases. This position works with communities or specific population groups to develop/implement public policy.

  • The Early Development Network Service Coordinator is responsible for the identification, referral and coordination of services for children 0-3 years of age and their families. The Services Coordinator also serves as the single point of contact in helping parents gain needed services and assistance.

Good Neighbor Careers

  • The Accounts Payable Clerk is an integral member of the Accounting Team, responsible for entering invoices/payables, and paying bills in a timely manner. The Accounts Payable Clerk is responsible for assuring that processes related to accounts payable are completed per agency requirements. This position is located in Columbus.

  • Good Neighbor Community Health Center is seeking an APRN to join our growing healthcare team in Fremont! Our practitioners are able to provide holistic care to their patients due to our co-located medical, dental and behavioral health practices. Other reasons to practice at Good Neighbor?
    --As a Federally Qualified Health Center, we believe healthcare is for everyone, so we remove many of the regular barrier to care. We see patients regardless of their insurance, immigration, or financial situation.
    --Great work/life balance, including no nights, weekends, or holidays. Generous vacation and sick leave, and 9 paid holidays annually.
    --We are a qualifying employer for the federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness program.

  • Looking to take the next step in your nursing career? Our unique Chronic Care Case Manager/Clinic Nurse position in Fremont will allow you to impact patient health by providing education, disease management activities, and access to other supportive services for patients and their families.

    Because we are a Federally Qualified Health Center, our Chronic Care Manager has access to our co-located medical, dental and behavioral health teams to provide holistic patient care with no financial barriers to limit patient access to care.

    Other reasons to continue your career at Good Neighbor?
    --We offer a great work/life balance, including no nights, weekends, or holidays.
    --Our staff enjoy generous vacation and sick leaves, and 9 paid holidays annually.
    --We are a qualifying employer for the federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness program.

  • Start your career as a Dental Assistant with Good Neighbor! No previous experience required. We will provide on-the-job training for the right candidate. This job is located in our Columbus dental clinic.

  • Good Neighbor Dental Hygienists have a real impact on their communities, serving patients who might otherwise be unable to see a dental clinician. As an FQHC, we remove the financial and other barriers to care, and also offer cross-discipline care with our co-location of medical, dental and behavioral health services. This position is in our Fremont dental clinic.

  • GNCHC is seeking a Staff Dentist to provide quality oral-health care services to patients of our busy, multicultural dental practice in Columbus. Practicing at an FQHC like Good Neighbor allows you to have an impact on the oral health of many who wouldn't otherwise be able to afford care. Services will emphasize the prevention and treatment of disease in our patient population. An additional plus to practicing at an FQHC is the co-location with medical and behavioral health clinics so patients can easily receive complementary care.

  • The Front Desk Receptionist interacts directly with patients on the phone and face-to-face to support the front office operation. This position is responsible for scheduling appointments, processing payments both in-person and on the phone. Additionally, this position serves as a liaison between patient and medical support staff. The successful candidate will possess excellent communication skills, organizational skills, computer experience, and must be self-motivated. Positions available at both Columbus and Fremont clinic locations.

  • Passionate about mental health, and patient access to healthcare? We are looking for a Licensed Mental Health Practitioner to join our growing team! Good Neighbor Community Health Center is a Federally Qualified Health Center, and Patient Centered Medical Home with 2 clinic sites seeing 10K patients annually. We are adding a therapist who will function as a member of the #multidisciplinary (medical, dental, behavior health) health care team within the scope of his or her practice. This is a great opportunity to work with underserved patients, positively impacting patient health with no financial barriers to prevent their seeking care. Besides providing an up-to-date facility, great hours (no evenings or weekends!), competitive salary and benefits package, Good Neighbor is a qualifying employer with the federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program, among others.

  • The Medical Assistant contributes to patient care under the direction of a nurse or healthcare provider. The Medical Assistant is an integral part of the medical team.

    Medical Assistants prepare rooms for examination of patients, clean rooms after patient's leaves and prepare for next patient visit. The position also requires an ability and knowledge of clerk duties (making appointments, assisting with referrals, chart preparation, filing of consults and tests and ensuring accurate completion of provider orders and follow up appointments). Positions are available at both the Columbus and Fremont clinics.

  • We believe that healthcare is for everyone, and Navigators work with community members to make sure they have access to health insurance, and other social service programs for which they qualify, including the Medicaid, WIC and CHIP programs.

    Navigators provide public outreach and education, application assistance/enrollment, and facilitate the selection of a Qualified Health Plan for their clients.

    This position is located in Fremont.

ECDHD provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. 

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.