Hiring the right talent, and developing people is very important to us at Harlan County Health System. Putting the right people on our team is the key to providing our patients with excellent care!

For information regarding available positions, please contact the hospital by calling 308-928-2151. To apply, please send resumes to HR@harlancohealth.org
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HR Generalist/Manager

 Posted: 01/11/2021


The Human Resources position is responsible for aligning business objectives with employees and management. The position serves as a consultant to management on human resource-related issues and an employee champion and change agent. The role assesses and anticipates HR-related needs. The incumbent provides first-line professional level and strategic HR support to administration including, but not limited to, employment, employee relations, coaching/counseling, workforce planning, workforce risk analysis, succession planning and training on HR programs.  Acts as a consultant in the areas of behavior modification, conflict resolution, position profile development, and pay administration.   Ensures compliance with all legal and corporate guidelines, policies, and procedures. This Position reports directly to the Chief Executive Officer.


Incumbent is relied upon as a standard-bearer and champion of policy and process adherence for the health system. Accountability, honesty, and trustworthiness are key attributes for individuals in this role. 


  • Serve as a consultant and strategic resource to leadership in the following areas:  behavior modification, conflict resolution, workforce and succession planning, workforce risk analysis, organizational development, harassment/discrimination, pay administration and disciplinary issues. Assist in workforce investigations.  Recommend solutions concerning HR issues. 
  • Direct the recruiting process for open positions by coordinating recruitment activities.  Coordinate and participate on interview teams, conduct new employee orientations, and serve as a resource to new employees with periodic follow-up.
  • Coordinate job offers and associated processing for new hires, transfers and terminations, including exit interviews.  Assist with Affirmative Action Program reporting requirements and utilize statistical information to develop recruiting sources.  Maintain expertise for staffing within the health system. 
  • Assist with Worker's Compensation, Return-to-Work and Long-Term Disability (LTD) cases. Identify situations of concern and coordinate resolution. Act as an Employee Assistance Program (EAP) contact person and provide support in crisis situations.
  • Serve as an expert regarding HR guidelines and regulations.  Provide training on HR programs such as performance management, FMLA, sexual harassment prevention, and Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) compliance. 
  • Provide coaching, serve as a resource to supervisors, and provide training to all new supervisors.
  • Proactively provide information on Human Resources related topics to leadership teams. Provide facilitation for departments for activities such as conflict resolution, goal setting or survey follow-up. 
  • Active member of the executive team administering HR policies and procedures. 
  • Lead and participate in special projects as needed. Make recommendations to Human Resources Management on how to improve processes throughout the health system relating to work responsibilities.


Education, Training and Experience: Bachelor's degree in human resources, business, or related field required, Master’s degree preferred.


Licenses and/or Certifications: Professional in Human Resources (PHR), Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR), Society for Human Resources Management - Certified Professional (SHRM-CP), Society for Human Resources Management - Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP), or other HR related certification is desirable.



  • Knowledge of Human Resource functions, policies and procedures.
  • Knowledge of benefits management
  • Excellent PC knowledge, high technical aptitude and experience with payroll systems. Proficient in MS Office products.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work effectively with various constituencies; excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to develop rapport with others.
  • Strong commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion.
  • Ability to organize, prioritize and plan work.
  • Project management skills and abilities.
  • Ability to analyze and interpret HR-related data and information to form conclusions and recommendations.
  • Working knowledge of Kronos desired
  • Hospital/healthcare experience desired
  • Min Education: BA/BS/Undergraduate
  • Min Experience: 3 to 5 years
  • Required Travel: 0-10%
  • Annual Salary: Range $70k to $90k


Qualified applicants (only) may make application to:


Dr. Patrick A. Auman

Chief Executive Officer



Please forward cover letter and current resume. Please put “HR Applicant” in subject line.








Posted: 03/25/2021


Part Time - $12,500 Signing Bonus

PRN - not eligible for signing bonus.


Job Description: Utilizes assessment, planning, intervention and evaluation techniques to provide comprehensive and competent patient care. Provides effective interaction with patients, family members and staff, and coordinates interdepartmental patient care activities while maintaining nursing standards.

Education and/or Experience:
• Graduate of an accredited school of nursing
• Minimum of one (1) year clinical experience in a hospital setting preferred

Certificates, Licensure, Registrations:
• Current Nebraska RN license
• Basic Life Support (BLS)
• Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) within 6 months of hire
• PALS (Pediatric Advanced Life Support) within 12 months of hire
• TNCC (Trauma Nurse Core Course) within 6 months of hire

General Requirements:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The requirements listed below are representative of the general knowledge, skill, and / or ability required:
• Ability to generate, read, interpret, and take action as it relates to basic financial statements, national and state regulations, operational and maintenance and organizational policy/procedures
• Ability to write reports and correspondence
• Ability to effectively communicate
• Ability to work cooperatively and communicate effectively to maintain good working relationships
• Ability to work with skill in identifying problems; making frequent decisions regarding method of performance

Job Type: Full-Time, Part-Time, PRN



Posted: 03/25/2021


Part Time - $8,750 Signing Bonus

PRN - not eligible for signing bonus.



Provides professional nursing care under supervision, for assigned patients in assigned areas. Utilizes knowledge and skills obtained in LPN-C course to assist Registered Nurse in provision of patient care.


Education and/or Experience:

  • Graduate of an accredited practical nursing program*
  • Previous LPN experience*

Certificates, Licensure, Registrations:

  • Current Nebraska LPN-C licensure*
  • Basic Life Support (BLS)*

What You’ll Do-

  • Provide and administer individualized skilled nursing care to assigned patients
  • Provide physical, educational, and emotional support to patients, friends, and families
  • Administer medications accurately, safely, and consistent with the patient's condition and plan of care according to the policies and procedures of the department
  • Ensure concise, pertinent and complete patient care documentation using computerized medical record process
  • Accurately performs treatments utilizing sterile or clean techniques for patient’s needing wound care/dressing change Requirements- We are looking for a responsible and compassionate LPN with top-notch clinical skills, a caring attitude, and the ability to work independently with minimal supervision. It is also important to display excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills as well as the ability to effectively educate patients and their families on the in-home healthcare process. Additional Requirements For This Role Include-
  • Current LPN license that allows you to practice in Nebraska
  • Graduate of an accredited nursing program
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) requiredAdditional Information

Job Type: Full-time, Part-time, PRN