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Workforce Development

NHA has assembled the following resources available to NHA members. Please bookmark this page as a helpful reference.

High School Students/Pipeline Programs

HOSA – Future Health Professionals
UNMC’s Rural Health Opportunities Program (RHOP)
Kearney Health Opportunities Program 

Scholarships and Student Loan Repayment Programs

Bryan College of Health Sciences Scholarship Campaign  
CHI Health Scholarship Program  
UNMC Scholarships
Nebraska Rural Health Loan Repayment Program 


UNMC Summer and Paid Medical Internships 

Medical Residency Training Programs

UNMC Residency and Fellowship Programs 

Other Resources

American Hospital Association Workforce   
2022 AHA Health Care Talent Scan  
Massachusetts Hospital Association ‘Caring for the Caregiver’   


NHA Services Preferred Business Partners

  • Medical Solutions does temp staffing for all clinical and non-clinical positions, travelers, etc. The NHA contact is Luke Christensen. 
  • Aureus Group does health care staffing for C-Suite positions (CEO, CFO, COO, DON and other director-level positions). The NHA contact is Aubrey Baker
  • Lutz will provide temp staffing for finance positions (CFO, Controller, Business Office, etc). NHA contact there is Julianne Kipple.
  • Jackson Physician Search is the NHA partner for physician recruitment. Contact is Brent Barnacle.
  • Five Nines does temporary or permanent placement for IT positions. Contact is Joe Brown.
  • Bellevue University Corporate Learning Solutions offers employees of NHA member hospitals an extraordinary education benefit that effectively doubles your organization’s tuition assistance. Contact is Debbie DeBolt.
  • InSpire Rehab assists rural hospital therapy departments by providing knowledge of rehab benchmarks and resources for collaboration, allowing for a multi-discipline approach (PT, OT, SLP) across disciplines, physicians, and patients. Contact is Andrew Weides.
  • NHA JobLink is the exclusive resource for health care employers and candidates in Nebraska, offering an extensive resume database and powerful, user-friendly searching capabilities that allow you to find the candidates that you need to meet your organizational recruitment goals. Contact is Jon Borton.
  • OneSource Background Check provides fast turnaround times and compliant screening and has proven to be a valuable screening resource for hiring teams of all sizes. Contact is Neal Josten.
  • Symphony Workforce’s Find the Why! program facilitates brand awareness and career exploration among young people ages 13-25 for NHA member hospitals. Contact is John Batcher.