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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.

  • We are seeking a Project Coordinator to join the East Central team! Project Coordinators are responsible for planning, implementing, and evaluating public health initiatives, projects, and services. Project Coordinators:
    --Meet with the public regularly in various formats, from small groups to large presentations.
    --Collaborate with community members and organizations to design, develop and implement programs that can help improve the health of our communities.
    --Provide education and outreach within our four-county region.

Good Neighbor Careers

  • Billing clerks play an important role in the overall function of a healthcare clinic. The Billing Clerk is responsible for the accurate and timely completion and submission of Medicare, Medicaid, private pay, and private insurance. They are also responsible for the tracking and follow-up of accounts receivable.

  • Good Neighbor Columbus is seeking a Clinic Nurse to join our team-oriented medical practice. Why further your career at Good Neighbor?
    --Federal Loan Repayment opportunities! We are a qualifying employer.
    --Great benefits, including 9 paid holidays, no nights and weekends.
    --A team atmosphere where we work with underserved patients who might otherwise not be able to access care.

  • 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. Positions available in both our Fremont and Columbus clinics.

  • 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 in Columbus and Fremont.

  • Passionate about mental health, and patient access to healthcare? We are looking for a Licensed Mental Health Practitioner to join our growing team in Columbus! 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.

  • Ready to start a new career in the medical field?

    If you want a career where you make a difference every day, where you are a valued team member, and where you have room to advance and grow, then Good Neighbor Community Health Center may be the perfect place for you!

    Good Neighbor is looking for a Medical Health Assistant to join our growing teams in Fremont and Columbus. MHAs play a key role in our clinics by preparing patients for their medical visit. MHAs measure vital signs, take medical histories, and gather other important information. MHAs also perform clerk duties, including chart preparation, and making follow up appointment and referrals. They may also assist with minor office surgical procedures.

    And did we mention, no nights, weekends or holidays?

  • The medication aide supports patient care under the direction of a nurse or provider. The MA is responsible for general care functions such as taking vitals, entering reason for visit, administering medication, sending in refills, calling patients as directed by provider, cleaning equipment and backup to clerical staff. This position is in Fremont.

  • 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.

  • Provide outreach to community members and in reach to ECDHD/GNCHC patients/clients on the health insurance Marketplace Exchanges and the Nebraska Medicaid Program. Assist uninsured patients/clients by determining eligibility to apply for the Marketplace Exchanges and Nebraska Medicaid Program and assisting with the application for those programs. This position is located in Fremont.

  • Good Neighbor Community Health Center and East Central District Health Department are committed to providing excellent care, education, and resources to the communities that we serve.  Ensuring that our staff have the supplies they need is critical to our success. We are seeking a Procurement Clerk to join our growing team. Attention to detail, timeliness, and communication are key skills for this vital role.  

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.