Why Work at a CHC?

At a community health center (CHC) you join a team of health professionals, community members, and patients that work together on effective, long term, community based solutions to meet the primary health care needs in medically underserved areas.  You become the solution for populations suffering from health disparities.

Making a Difference

  • Provide quality health care to underserved populations
  • Reduce health disparities among those experiencing barriers to health care
  • Serve all patients regardless of their ability to pay
  • Conduct outreach to the community

Loan Repayment

Federal and state programs provide scholarship and loan repayment for many health professional occupations.  Working at a CHC meets eligibility requirements for these programs.

  • National Health Service Corps Scholarship Program
  • National Health Service Corps Loan Repayment Program
  • NE State Loan Repayment Programs

Professional Support

  • Competitive salary and benefits
  • Positive work/life balance
  • Professional medical malpractice cost covered for employees of CHC’s that receive federal funds under Section 330 of the PHS Act (FTCA – Federal Torts Claim Act)
  • Statewide association of CHCs for peer networking and sharing best practices
  • Training and technical assistance on health care reform issues

 

Job Openings

As part of our mission to support Nebraska Community Health Centers, HCAN provides training and technical assistance for Human Resource staff at CHCs as they recruit highly-qualified, professional clinicians and staff members.  A new, free recruitment website designed for behavioral health job opportunities can be found at www.NebraskaBehavioralHealthJobs.com.  In addition, job opening links are provided below as another way HCAN partners with health centers for excellence and health equity.  If you are interested in any of the following job opportunities, click on the link or use the contact information listed below:

 

 


Charles Drew Health Center, Omaha

For job opportunities at Charles Drew Health Center, fill out the Application for Employment here:http://www.charlesdrewhcomaha.org/PDF/Application.pdf  and call Ph. 402.457.1200 ext. 2245 for an appointment or email the application to anitam@cdhcmedical.com.

Human Resources
Charles Drew Health Center
2915 Grant Street
Omaha, NE 68111

 


Community Action Partnership of Western Nebraska (CAPWN), Gering

For job opportunities at CAPWN, check their Career Center page of their website here:  CAPWN Career Center

Staff Accountant

Areas of Responsibility:  Ensure timely and accurate maintenance of ledgers, reports, and journals in compliance with agency finance policies and procedures. Prepare monthly, quarterly, and annual reports and reimbursement requests required by grantors . Review and verify budget numbers with Program Directors, Senior Accountant, and Chief Financial Officer. 

Major Duties:

  1. Maintain accurate agency accounting records.
  2. Reconcile general ledger accounts.
  3. Review financial transactions to assure necessity, allowability and allocability of program expenses
  4. Ensure expenses presented for payment are coded properly, entered timely, and have the required documentation according to finance policies and procedures.
  5. Ensure fiscal compliance with all grantors from grant implementation through close-out.
  6. Review and reconcile financial reports, seek clarification and documentation of expenses, and recommend corrections as necessary; review, reconcile, correct, and compile financial data for the preparation and submission of internal reports, compliance reports, grant financial reports, and grant reimbursements.
  7. Maintain relationships with grant managers and program officers of funding bodies.
  8. Review and verify budget numbers and enter the approved budget in the accounting software.
  9. Ensure accounts receivable entries and cash receipt entries are prepared timely and have the required documentation.
  10. Prepare monthly bank reconciliation.
  11. Work with finance staff to meet semi-monthly, monthly, quarterly and annual deadlines.
  12. Cross train to provide back up for other finance staff.
  13. Perform other duties as assigned by CFO, Senior Accountant or designee.

Working Conditions:

  • Normal monthly, quarterly and annual timelines for completion of accounting activity
  • Work is generally sedentary in nature, but may require standing and walking for up to 10% of the time.
  • Work is generally performed within an office environment, with standard office equipment available

Minimum Qualifications:

Grade: 10

  1. AA Degree in Accounting and one year of accounting work experience.
  2. Required to have experience with Microsoft Excel and ability to learn our accounting software.
  3. Requires proficient level of written and verbal communication skills.
  4. Ability to work with culturally diverse groups of people.
  5. Attention to detail is imperative.
  6. Must be bondable.
  7. Must have a valid driver’s license with good driving record and insured vehicle.
  8. Must be 21 years old or above.

Grade: 11 

  1. Meet the minimum qualifications above;
  2. Three years of accounting work experience. 

Grade: 12

  1. Meet the minimum qualifications above;
  2. Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or related field or five years of accounting work experience.

Grade: 13

  1. Meet the minimum qualifications above;
  2. Specialized training or seven years of Accounting work experience.


Good Neighbor Community Health Center, Columbus

APRN:

Practice sound principles of Family Nurse Practitioner.  Assess the client’s medical needs by obtaining and/or evaluating a medical history.  Maintain and review client records, counsel on proper healthcare and refer patients as needed.

Graduate from an accredited school of Advanced Nursing Practice.

State APRN License required.

For more job opportunities at Good Neighbor Community Health Center, check their employment/open positions on their website here: http://ecdhd.ne.gov/employment/

 


Heartland Health Center, Grand Island

Chief Executive Officer

REPORTS TO: Board of Directors

SUPERVISES: All staff of Heartland Health Center, Grand Island, NE

SALARY: $82,000-$120,000

POSITION OVERVIEW Heartland Health Center (HHC) is a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC), which provides comprehensive primary healthcare and dental care to individuals and families in Grand Island and surrounding communities, by providing access to affordable healthcare to the medically uninsured and under-insured. The CEO will work closely with its highly-dedicated volunteer Board of Directors and staff to deliver quality healthcare services while executing its long-term strategic plan. The CEO will be a strong and proven leader who will be responsible for the operations of HHC, while leading HHC staff. The position provides oversight of the clinic, financial management, programming and community engagement. The ideal candidate will be mission driven, highly collaborative, capable of providing strong leadership to both the clinic and administrative functions, have a demonstrated track record working with the Board, providers, staff, community partners, and the community as a whole, and will be able to expand HHC services. Building strong community ties within the Grand Island area is important and necessary.

KEY AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY

Board of Directors:

  • The CEO reports to the Board of Directors and is responsible for implementing the strategic plan and vision set by the Board.

Management of Quality of Medical and Dental Care:

  • Assumes oversight for the quality improvement system incorporating quality outcome indicators for provider productivity, patient volume, and service delivery.
  • Collaborates in the development and updates of medical and dental care policies and procedures.

Administrative Management:

  • Leads all phases of operations within the organization.
  • Develops and/or oversees the drafting/revision of policies, procedures and assures compliance with all legal and policy requirements of the Department of Health and Human Services, as well as other legal entities; reviews and acts upon directives and requests of DHHS and other legal entities.
  • Oversees development of annual budget and control resources, secures appropriate financial resources, and negotiates organizational contracts.
  • Models, fosters, and encourages team-based management, shared decision-making, program development, and problem solving throughout HHC.
  • Assists in setting quality improvement priorities and ensures maintenance of an ongoing total quality management program.
  • Attends administrative staff, practice management, and board of director’s meetings.
  • Leads in the development of the medical expense budget, assures conformance within budgetary guidelines, and leads the development of health care plan to support grant applications.

Personnel:

  • Determines personnel requirements and insures that properly qualified individuals occupy each position. Participates in the review of applications, interviews, hiring and termination of HHC personnel.
  • Reviews and gives performance evaluations, makes salary recommendations, and resolves personnel problems beyond the responsibility of HR/Office Manager and supervisory staff.

Security:

  • Maintains prescribed security controls and provides oversight for utilization and risk management activities to protect HHC against criminal and fraudulent acts and unnecessary risk or exposure.
  • Functions as the centers Privacy Officer and enforces privacy policies and Protected Health Information (HIPAA) mandates.

Community Outreach:

  • Represents HHC at local, state, and national levels and serves on local, state and/or national boards, organizations and committees as appropriate.
  • Develops and maintains relationships with elected officials and appropriate community groups to ensure HHC stability and fostering community health planning and development.
  • Commits professional time to community service activities on behalf of the Center and serves as participant in planned fundraising activities.

Delegated Responsibilities:

  • While maintaining full responsibility in all areas and monitoring as deemed necessary, delegates most day-to-day activities to Medical Director, Dental Director, CFO, HR/Office manager and other staff where appropriate.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Demonstrated leader
  • Visionary; excellent innovation skills
  • Skilled in effective organizational and program management
  • Strong time management skills
  • Track record in managing operations efficiently and cost effectively
  • Ability to oversee the development of new protocols, policies, and procedures
  • Ability to work collaboratively with diverse individuals and situations, including strong problem solving and conflict resolution skills
  • Experience dealing with underserved populations and cross-cultural competency; Spanish language skills are helpful but not essential.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with various technology and software systems, including MS Office products such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and other applications.
  • Ability to travel for training, collaboration with other organizations and agencies, and other reasons, as deemed appropriate.

EDUCATION

  • Bachelor’s degree is required, Master’s degree in Public Administration, Public Health, Business Administration or related field preferred.

EXPERIENCE

  • Three to five years of administrative level or management experience in health care setting, experience with non-profit organizations, health systems management, and underserved populations preferred.
  • Demonstrated experience in developing and implementing community health programs.
  • Experience in developing and/or updating and executing strategic plans.
  • Demonstrated experience in collaboratively working with a volunteer Board of Directors.

Knowledge and understanding of accounting, finance, human resource functions, and Federally Qualified Health Care Clinic management preferred.

  • Experience with obtaining and complying with federal and state grants.
  • Experience cultivating and maintaining company culture and mission.
  • Public speaking abilities and experience working with diverse groups and individuals preferred, ability to lead and forge collaborative partnerships with health care professionals and members of the community.
  • Capacity to set and evaluate long and short term goals with measurable outcomes.
  • Skills in fundraising, including private and public donors at local, state and national levels highly desired.

Resumes can be forwarded to Laura Salber, HR Manager:

Email

lsalber@heartlandhealthcenter.org

Phone: 308-382-4297 ext. 510

 

Family Practice Physician

Heartland Health Center (HHC) is a newly funded Federally Qualified Health Center located in Grand Island, Nebraska.  HHC strives to provide quality health care to underserved populations in central Nebraska.  The clinic is newly established and growing.  We are seeking a full-time or part-time family medicine physician to add to our team.

HHC is family friendly and encourages a well-rounded work/life balance for our staff.  This position offers a strong benefit package including CME reimbursement, and competitive wages and is loan repayment eligible.  EO/AAE

Contact: Sharon Rickman
Phone: 308-382-4297
Email: hhcdirector@heartlandhealthcenter.org

 

Clinical Nurse Manager

POSITION OVERVIEW Heartland Health Center (HHC) is a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) that provides comprehensive primary healthcare and dental care to individuals and families in Grand Island and surrounding communities, by providing access to affordable healthcare to the medically uninsured and under-insured. The Clinical Nurse Manager works collaboratively with physicians, and multidisciplinary team members performing clinical and administrative duties necessary to meet the goal of providing primary healthcare. The Clinic Nurse Manager is responsible for the day to day supervision of the clinical support staff and will coordinate and manage patient flow. The Clinic Nurse Manager will work directly with the Medical Director to coordinate the care and staffing at the clinic. 

KEY AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY

Delivery of Care

  • Assess, plan, direct and evaluate total nursing care as determined by the patient’s age related physical, psychosocial, and cultural needs in accordance with established standards, policies and procedures of the Heartland Health Center.
  • Performs assessment data collection and documents subjective data (chief complaint and allergies) and objective data (vital signs/weight/etc.).
  • Anticipates and prepares examination room with equipment and supplies required for the visit. Assists provider with examination and procedures per request.
  • Administers medications and intravenous solutions skillfully and correctly, and performs lab/diagnostic testing as ordered by provider and reports all critical lab values immediately.
  • Prepares specimens for processing and performs laboratory procedures required per patient visit (including lead, hct, strep test, pregnancy test, blood sugar and HA1C, urine dip, hemacue).
  • Assigns care team members in accordance with patient needs, staff capabilities and qualifications to meet the needs of the clinic; evaluates the effectiveness of the care given by interdisciplinary care team, identifies problems, and guides team members to a solution.Management of Quality of Medical Care
  • Attains and maintains services to meet the requirements set out for both Meaningful Use and Patient Centered Medical Home qualifications
  • Completes and maintains clear and concise documentation in the patients’ electronic health record.
  • Participates in the development of a quality improvement system incorporating process and quality outcome indicators and participates in quality improvement studies
  • Participates in development and maintenance of medical care protocols and procedures
  • Contributes to development and maintenance of protocols for the telephone triage systemOperational Efficiency of Organization
  • Directly supervises clinical support to ensure the highest quality care at all times and provides constructive criticism, guidance, and support to improve performance
  • Must be knowledgeable of Nursing and Health Assistant practices as well as the laws, regulations and guidelines governing CMA and LPN functions in the clinical facility.
  • Participates in training, orientation, competency assessment and education of new employees.
  • Serves as a resource person to other staff in the area of one’s own clinical expertise.
  • Participates in utilization and risk management activities by ensuring compliance with Infection control procedures and ensuring compliance with JC, OSHA, BPHC, HIPAA and other regulations, approved clinical policies including infection control procedures, safety work practices, financial and personnel policies as well as performance improvement initiatives.
  • Supports diagnostic and E&M coding accuracy, adherence with the corporate compliance plan, attainment of productivity targets, and claims preparation for third party reimbursement
  • Monitors maintenance of all medical equipment and contributes, as requested, in decisions regarding purchase of new machines.
  • Orders or supervises medical inventory of clinical supplies within budgetAdministrative Activities
  • Plan, organize, develop, implement and interpret clinic program goals, objectives, policies and procedures including harassment and complaint procedures
  • Participates in quality improvement review activities on a periodic basis, including systematic review of records and treatment plans
  • Develops guidelines for practice with collaboration from physicians
  • Participates in research activities when indicated
  • Participates in strategic planning process for the Center
  • Participates in development of health care plan to support grant applications
  • Attends Providers Workgroup, and Practice Management meetings
  • Participates in information system planning and training
  • Performs other jobs as requested and assignedCommunity Outreach 
  • May participate in community activities that support the mission of the Heartland Health Center and represent HHC in a meaningful and professional manner to the service community

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Highly organized with the ability to exhibit leadership, effectively support and manage a diverse team, and work independently
  • Communicates clearly, concisely and accurately, bilingual skills preferred
  • Demonstrates an ability to remain calm, perform effectively and professionally during peak periods of activity and emergency situations
  • Ability to provide professional perspective and direction in development of the healthcare plan, and strategic plan for the Center
  • Ability to contribute insight to assure alliance of organizational mission with needs of medically underserved community
  • Ability to build and maintain positive relationships with co-workers, and the public using principles of good customer service
  • Generates innovative ideas and alternatives suggestions, while demonstrating an ability to be flexible and adaptable to changing work conditions and/or project requirements

EDUCATION

  • Current license as an RN or BSN from an accredited educational institution
  • Current BLS/Healthcare Provider CPR certification

EXPERIENCE

  • One to three years supervisory experience preferred
  • clinical leadership experience
  • EHR experience (any system)

 

Licensed Practical Nurse

GENERAL DESCRIPTION:

Delivers general nursing care and leadership, working collaboratively with physicians, RN’s and multidisciplinary team members. The LPN will promote and restore patients’ health as they provide, delegate, evaluate and coordinate comprehensive professional nursing care through the use of the nursing process for patients of all ages, gender, cultures, and background; provide physical and psycho-social support to patients, friends, and families.  

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Unrestricted License as a Licensed Practical Nurse in the State of Nebraska is required.
  • Degree in Nursing from an accredited college or university
  • Demonstrated professional commitment to providing services to medically underserved persons
  • Knowledge of nursing care in accordance with regulations and practices established by the Nebraska Board of Nursing
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing
  • Computer literate in electronic mail, word processing, office management system software, and the Electronic Health Record System
  • Ability to walk, bend, kneel, stoop, and lift 25 pounds to shoulder level without assistance
  • Hearing which allows for adequate auscultation during physical examination of patient
  • Visual acuity which allows for thorough inspection during physical examination of patient  
  • Delivery of Care

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Assesses, plans, directs and evaluates total nursing care as determined by the patient’s age related physical, psychosocial, and cultural needs in accordance with established standards, policies and procedures of the Heartland Health Center
  • Provides basic education information to patients and family, focusing on self-care appropriate to their age, identified learning considerations and needs.
  • Performs assessment data collection and documents subjective data (chief complaint and allergies) and objective data (vital signs/weight/etc.)
  • Reviews basic health history information for patients; focusing on environmental, self-care and clinic discharge planning
  • Administers medications and performs lab/diagnostic testing as ordered by provider and reports all critical lab values immediately
  • Demonstrates an ability to remain calm, perform effectively and professionally during peak periods of activity and emergency situations
  • Anticipates and prepares examination room with equipment and supplies required for the visit. Assists provider with examination and procedures per request
  • Utilizes universal precautions in obtaining specimens (venipuncture, cultures, etc.) and in delivery of patient care. Performs lab testing (i.e. urine dip, pregnancy test, strep screen, hemacue) including quality controls
  • Completes and maintain clear and concise documentation in the patients’ electronic health record
  • Attains and maintains services at a level to meet the minimum requirements set out for both Meaningful Use and Patient Centered Medical Home qualifications
  • Participates in training, orientation, competency assessment and education of new employees
  • Communicates clearly, concisely and accurately, creating a working climate that provides growth and job satisfaction of personnel.
  • Serves as a resource person to other staff in the area of one’s own clinical expertiseManagement of Quality of Medical Care
  • Participates in the development of a quality improvement system incorporating process and quality outcome indicators
  • Participates in development and maintenance of medical care protocols and procedures
  • Participates in quality improvement studies
  • Contributes to development and maintenance of protocols for the telephone triage system
  • Participates in review of patient satisfaction surveys and in resolving patient complaintsOperational Efficiency of Organization
  • Participates in utilization management and risk management activities
  • Supports diagnostic and E&M coding accuracy, adherence with the corporate compliance plan, attainment of productivity targets, and claims preparation for third party reimbursementAdministrative Activities
  • Participates in quality improvement review activities on a periodic basis, including systematic review of records and treatment plans
  • Participates in research activities when indicated
  • Provides education to staff and/or health professional students
  • Participates in strategic planning process for the Center
  • Participates in development of health care plan to support grant applications
  • Participates in information system planning
  • Performs other jobs or tasks as requested or assigned. Community Outreach
  • May participate in community activities that support the mission of the Heartland Health Center
  • Represents the Heartland Health Center in a meaningful and professional manner to the service community JOB ACCOUNTABILITIES:
  • Assumes responsibility for quality of medical services rendered to patients
  • Provides professional perspective and direction in development of the healthcare plan, and strategic plan for the Center
  • Contributes insight to assure alliance of organizational mission with needs of medically underserved community
  • Delivers direct patient care services to ambulatory patients
  • Attains and maintains services at a level to meet the minimum requirements set out for both Meaningful Use and Patient Centered Medical Home qualifications Satisfies all requirements for licensure of a Licensed Practical Nurse in the State of Nebraska.
  • Adheres to policies and procedures of facility a regulatory agencies.

Licensed Practical Nurse:

  • Satisfies all requirements for licensure of a Licensed Practical Nurse in the State of Nebraska.
  • Adheres to policies and procedures of facility a regulatory agencies.

 

Certified Medical Assistant

GENERAL DESCRIPTION:

The Medical Assistant will perform delegated clinical, clerical, and administrative duties within the medical provider’s scope of practice consistent with the MA’s education, training, and experience. Such duties shall not constitute the practice of medicine.

The medical provider’s supervision shall be active and continuous, but shall not necessarily require the physical presence of the supervising physician at the time and place that the services are rendered. 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Unrestricted certification as Certified Medication Aid in the State of Nebraska and completed Certification as a Medical Assistant is required
  • Possession of certification from an educational program for Certified Medical Assistants.
  • Demonstrated professional commitment to providing services to medically underserved persons
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish preferred
  • Knowledge of nursing care in accordance with regulations and practices established by the State of Nebraska department of licensure
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing
  • Computer literate in electronic mail, word processing, office management system software, and the Electronic Health Record System
  • Ability to utilize Electronic Health Records system, answer multiline telephones and complete tasks associated with scheduling.
  • Ability to walk, bend, kneel, stoop, and lift 25 pounds to shoulder level without assistance
  • Hearing which allows for adequate auscultation during contact with patient
  • Visual acuity which allows for thorough inspection during direct contact with patient

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:Delivery of Care –

  • Provides nursing care as determined by the patient’s age related physical, psychosocial, and cultural needs in accordance with established standards, policies and procedures of the Heartland Health Center.
  • Provides basic education information to patients and family, focusing on self-care appropriate to their age and identified learning considerations and needs.
  • Performs assessment data collection and documents subjective data (chief complaint and allergies) and objective data (vital signs/weight/etc.).
  • Reviews basic health history information for patients; focusing on environmental, self-care and clinic discharge planning.
  • Administers medications skillfully and correctly, and performs lab/diagnostic testing as ordered by provider and reports all critical lab values immediately.
  • Demonstrates an ability to remain calm, perform effectively and professionally during peak periods of activity and emergency situations.
  • Anticipates and prepares examination room with equipment and supplies required for the visit. Assists provider with examination and procedures per request.
  • Utilizes universal precautions in obtaining specimens (venipuncture, cultures, etc.) and in delivery of patient care. Performs lab testing (i.e. urine dip, pregnancy test, strep screen, hemacue) including quality controls.
  • Completes and maintain clear and concise documentation in the patients’ electronic health record.
  • Attains and maintains services at a level to meet the minimum requirements set out for both Meaningful Use and Patient Centered Medical Home qualifications
  • Works collaboratively with other staff to assure proper coverage in both the clinical and scheduling/reception departments. Management of Quality of Medical Care – 
  • Participates in quality improvement activities
  • Participates in review of patient satisfaction surveys and in resolving patient complaintsOperational Efficiency of Organization – 
  • Participates in utilization management and risk management activities
  • Supports diagnostic and E&M coding accuracy, adherence with the corporate compliance plan, attainment of productivity targets, and claims preparation for third party reimbursementAdministrative Activities –
  • Participates in strategic planning process for the Center as requested
  • Performs other jobs or duties as requested or assignedCommunity Outreach –
  • May participate in community activities that support the mission of the Heartland Health Center
  • Represents the Heartland Health Center in a meaningful and professional manner to the service community.

JOB ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • Assumes responsibility for quality of medical services rendered to patients
  • Contributes insight to assure alliance of organizational mission with needs of medically underserved community
  • Delivers direct patient care services to ambulatory patients
  • Attains and maintains services at a level to meet the minimum requirements set out for both Meaningful Use and Patient Centered Medical Home qualifications

CERTIFIED MEDICAL ASSISTANT

  • Satisfies all requirements for certification of an Certified Medication Aid and Certified Medical Assistant in the State of Nebraska

 


Midtown Health Center, Norfolk, Madison

For job opportunities at Midtown Health Center, check their employment/open positions on their website here: www.midtownhealthne.org

 


OneWorld Community Health Centers, Inc., Omaha, Plattsmouth

To learn what other opportunities exist to join the OneWorld team, please click here: http://careerlink.com/employer/jobs/0507

If you have questions or want to learn more about a position, please contact:

Human Resources
OneWorld Community Health Centers, Inc.
Livestock Exchange Building
4920 South 30th Street, Suite 103
Omaha, NE  68107
hr@oneworldomaha.org  

 


People’s Health Center, Lincoln

For all job opportunities at People’s Health Center, please visit their website at www.phclincoln.org.  You may also contact Human Resources at Ph. 402-470-5437  or adickinson@phclincoln.org.

 


All Care Health Center, Council Bluffs, Iowa

For job opportunities at All Care Health Center, contact Human Resources at Ph. 712-256-6572 or email ahall@allcarehealthcenter.org.

Human Resources
All Care Health Center
902 South 6th Street
Council Bluffs, IA 51501

 

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