Employment

Good Neighbor Community Health Center (Columbus) and GN Fremont are  primary health care clinics that offer a wide variety of services, including family and general practice medicine, pediatrics, OB/GYN care, dentistry and behavioral health. We are located together to better serve our patients, offering them a "one-stop shop" for their healthcare needs.  Good Neighbor Community Health Center and Good Neighbor Fremont are both federally qualified community health centers (FQHC).  FQHC is a federal designation given by the Bureau of Primary Health Care at the federal Department of Health and Human Services. FQHCs are located in, or serve, a federally designated medically underserved area/population. In 2020, Good Neighbor Community Health Centers cared for 10,978 patients from more than 45 zip codes.

Good Neighbor Community Health Center and Good Neighbor Fremont employ a variety of clinicians, nurses and other staff to provide high-quality, patient-centered care to under-served individuals and families in our cross-cultural, primary care settings. Bilingual language skills (English/Spanish) are a plus.  

In addition to a competitive salary, employees who work a minimum of 30 hours a week are eligible for benefits. Coverage begins on the first of the month after their hire date.

Our current job openings are listed below.  You can also find a summary of benefits, and access our easy Application for Employment.

Help make a difference in the life and health of your community!  Come join our team!

Reproductive Health Coordinator

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  1. Develop program activities in a manner that is conducive to the Mission, Vision and Board of Directors expectation of GNCHC/ECDHD.
  2. Assures all required information is being appropriately entered for reporting purposes.
  3. Provide counseling and teaching about family planning methods to include: Oral contraceptives, IUD, Diaphragm, sponge, cervical cap, foam, jelly, condoms, vaginal film, natural family planning, sterilization, hormone implants and hormone infections.
  4. Performs the following clinic duties: STI/HIV testing and education.
  5. Initiate referrals to other sources of health care as necessary and per policy.
  6. Participate in the quality assurance component of the program (chart audits, internal medical audit)
  7. Allocate time regularly to update professional practice (reading of current literature relating to contraceptive technology)
  8. Attends and reports program changes to supervisor for all funding sources and meetings related to reproductive health programs
  9. Assists in Grant writing and provides input for the development of program funding proposals.
  10. Provides data and statistical information for purposes of assisting project director in handling program development and activities.
  11. Keeps statistics on patient profile and other clinic data to interpret to the administration for use in future planning. Develops and implements long-range plan in concert with Leadership. Evaluates programs for compliance with plan.
  12. Keep informed of developments and trends in the field of Family Planning and to the changing needs of the community so that the clinic program will be up to date in its practices and relevant as a community service.
  13. Develop and implement new pertinent programs for GNCH/ECDHD related to reproductive health services.
  14. Acts as staff liaison to community organizations, and state reproductive health staff.
  15. Files all required reports to funding sources in a timely manner and as required by funding source.
  16. Maintain patient medical files and handles correspondence and phone inquiries
  17. regarding patient problems. Reports incidents as required by policy.
  18. Order all supplies with approval of DCMO
  19. Responsible for assuring the appropriate use of 340 B and non-340 B pharmaceuticals related to reproductive health.
  20. Help with duties of supervisees to assure coverage as required.
  21. Assists in identifying patient needs and addresses as appropriate.
  22. Use counseling techniques to help client work through issues related to reproductive health.
  23. Acts as a speaker in community groups, meetings related to reproductive health services and the Center.
  24. Works to develop, implement, and maintain an active and effective public affairs component on behalf of the Center.
  25. In coordination with the Marketing Director utilizes free public service announcements on radio/television and writes articles as appropriate with approval.
  26. Attend other organizational meetings when possible to enhance public knowledge and relations.
  27. All other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION:

Bachelors degree in Social Work, Human Services or equivalent experience or LPN with current license from the state of Nebraska required.

CERTIFICATIONS:

Have or ability to complete certification as an HIV counselor.

EXPERIENCE:

  • Experience in planning, organization, program development, and evaluation.
  • Experienced in grant writing ability or interest in learning.
  • Public speaking experience.
  • Knowledge and experience in counseling or education desired.

REQUIRED SKILLS:

  • Beneficial to have background or knowledge of reproductive health and family planning concepts.
  • Comfortable with individual or group counseling/education and speaking to groups. Comfort in addressing needs of clients in regard to sexuality and birth control methods. Ability to learn or have knowledge of health clinic function and ability to work in conjunction with clinic team. Knowledge of community health resources for alternative health services. Good knowledge of supervisory practices. Some knowledge of research and survey methods. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates, volunteers, and the public and to work in a team relationship with other staff members.

PREFERRED SKILLS:

  • Ability to use or willing to learn to use Excel, Word, Power point, Publisher and E H R systems.   
  • Ability to develop and design power point presentations as information and educational tools.   
  • Gather and maintain appropriate research to assure best practices are in place.