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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, along with our employee benefit package.  Click the job heading to learn more about each job.

  • The Billing Supervisor provides professional direction to the billing and coding services of Good Neighbor Community Health Center (GNCHC) to include planning and organizing work flow and supervising assigned staff and assuring timely completion and submission of Medicare, Medicaid, private pay and private insurance companies billing and accounts receivables tracking and follow up. Provides professional and technical guidance, analyses and assessments to health and medical staff at Good Neighbor facilities concerning coding, billing and record keeping activities, operational improvements, and revenue cycle management. Assists with credentialing processes for licensed personnel.

  • The Chronic Disease Case Manager is responsible for providing chronic disease care management, health education and other support services to at risk patients. This position engages patients and their families for disease management and education sessions to promote positive behavioral modifications.

  • A CHW is a trusted member of, or has good understanding of, the community they serve. They are able to build trusting relationships and are able to link individuals with the systems of care in the communities they serve. A CHW also builds individual and community capacity by increasing health knowledge and self-sufficiency through a range of activities such as outreach, community education, informal counseling, social support and advocacy.

  • The Controller is responsible for managing and monitoring day-to-day operations of the accounting and finance functions of the agency. This position has a high level of interaction with management in departmental budget creation, forecasting, and other strategic planning activities. This position is also responsible for integrating information gathered from sources such as financial statements, audit results, industry indicators, and trends presenting the information visually and verbally in ways that are easily understandable.

  • The Staff Dentist will provide quality oral-health care services to patients of our busy, multicultural dental practices.  Dental positions are available at both the Columbus and Fremont Good Neighbor locations.  Services will emphasize the prevention and treatment of disease in our patient population.

  • The Dental Hygienist provides preventative oral care under a generalized supervision. The Dental Hygienist performs all duties within the scope of practice of dental hygiene including but not limited to: subgingival and supragingival scaling, root planning, coronal polishing, administering local anesthetic, exposing radiographs, placing sealants and chemotherapeutics agents, inspecting the oral cavity for abnormal tissue, taking alginate impressions, and assisting the dentist as necessary.

  • The Education and Outreach Coordinator is responsible for the day-to-day operation, education, and community outreach of the Contraceptive Access Project (CAP). This position is responsible for increasing access to contraception and, thereby, reducing unintended pregnancies across all age groups with a focus on youths and young adults age 24 and under.

  • The Executive Assistant provides confidential executive level support to the CEO, CFO, and Senior Leadership Team as needed. The Executive Assistant is responsible for coordinating all Board meetings, and subcommittees including, but not limited to, notice of meetings, agendas, preparation of materials, logistical arrangements, minutes, and transcripts.

  • The Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) will act as the primary care provider for patients assigned to the Provider’s patient base. This position is responsible for patient appointments and performing routine examination and health care assessments. Their duties include educating patients to healthy life styles, and routine health maintenance practices. The FNP will perform routine diagnostic testing to assure accurate diagnosis, and treat patients for illness and injury that fall under their professional scope of practice. FNP’s works both independently and as part of an integrated health care team to assure patients have access to a wide range of services.

  • The Maintenance-Facilities Specialist will inspect and perform basic repair or preventative maintenance as required. This position will monitor buildings and grounds for general maintenance needs.

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

    They 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).

  • The Medical Office Specialist 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 Medical Office Specialist will possess excellent communication skills, organizational skills, computer experience, and must be a self-motivator.

  • The Medical Office Specialist Supervisor provides supervision, ongoing support and training for the Medical Office Specialists. Responsible for organizing and controlling the day-to-day activities of the team, ensuring the effective, efficient and secure operation of patient transactions with a focus on staff retention. Additionally, the Supervisor works alongside the Medical Office Specialists assisting with customer service, scheduling appointments, and payment collection.

  • The Navigator will provide Outreach and Enrollment (O&E) support in the Health Insurance Marketplace, Medicaid, and CHIP. The Navigator will provide information and assistance to consumers with understanding basic concepts related to health coverage and how to use it in a manner that is culturally and linguistically appropriate to the needs the population served.

  • The procurement clerk is responsible for purchasing and filling requisitions.

  • The Project Coordinator is responsible for the planning, implementation, and evaluation of various public health initiatives, projects, and services.

  • This position is directly responsible for managing and coordinating Reproductive Health Services provided both in clinic and in serving out in the communities. The Reproductive Health Coordinator is responsible for tracking and maintaining all data related to reproductive health services. This position is also responsible for all reporting, and assurance of completing work plans and activities. Will assist with grant writing and submission. Will supervise reproductive health program staff.

  • The X-Ray and Laboratory Technician Lead is responsible for operating X-ray and fluoroscopic equipment that assists radiologists and/or physicians with diagnosing and/or treating disease and/or injury. This position will oversee the X-Ray and Lab Tech function at any other GNCHC clinics and the x-ray and lab techs at those facilities. This position will provide oversight for specimens collected in accordance with JHACO standards.

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.