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.
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Community Health Worker
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
1. Serves as a liaison/link between public health, health care, behavioral health services, social services and the community to assist individuals and communities in adopting healthy behaviors.
2. Conducts outreach that promotes and improves individual and community health.
3. Facilitates access to services, decreases health disparities, and improves the quality and cultural competence of service delivery in Nebraska.
4. Attend community, department and state meetings, training sessions, seminars, workshops, etc., for professional development, as directed.
5. Study and identify the different health related issues that exist in a community.
6. Develop tools, strategies, and resources that can help with those problems.
7. Help plan and facilitate community meetings, coalitions, and webinars.
8. Act as an advocate for the community.
9. Provide referrals for services to community agencies as appropriate.
10. Other duties as assigned
High school education or GED required.
Willingness to obtain certificate as a Community Health Worker within three months of hire.
· Ability to work well with individuals of diverse socioeconomic, cultural, and intellectual backgrounds.
· Excellent advocacy, organization, and communication skills.
· Ability to interact effectively with all levels of internal and external clients.
· Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software. PREFERRED SKILLS:
Bi-lingual fluency in Spanish, French, or Somali preferred.