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Family Practice Nurse Practitioner or Physician (Part Time in Bellingham &/or Ferndale)
Location:Bellingham, WA
  

Help us increase the years of healthy life in the people & communities we serve!  Join our dynamic team of providers in Bellingham & Ferndale, WA, where you can enjoy the beautiful Pacific Northwest.  Highlights include:

 

  • Full-time or part-time employment seeing 16-17 patients per day without the overhead work and costs of running your own private practice with

  • Fully implemented EMR system (GE Centricity) with one-on-one training provided

  • Outpatient work only - no OB and no hospital rounds

  • Modest call schedule

  • Support staff in the areas of nursing, on-site behavioral health, medical records, EMR, Information Services, case management, insurance enrollment & referrals to specialty care

  • Regular Saturdays with day(s) off during the week

  • One evening per week allowing access to working families

  • Competitive compensation package

  • Relocation assistance

  • Malpractice insurance with tail coverage

  • Continuing education benefit and reimbursement of license, DEA & certification fees

  • Generous paid time off benefit

  • Medical, dental, & vision insurance

  • 401(k) retirement plan

  • Eligibility to apply for federal/state loan repayment – NHSC HPSA score of 16

  • On-site pharmacy

  • Patient Centered Medical Home certification through the National Committee for Quality Assurance

 

The ideal candidate will have clinical experience in an outpatient family practice setting, preferably in community health. Candidates with similar experiences in other settings are welcome to apply.  This position will work at our Bellingham & Ferndale clinics seeing patients of all ages, including every Saturday & one evening per week.  The opportunity to increase hours by filling in for other providers is also available.  We can offer flexibility with the Full Time Equivalency (FTE) ranging from 20-40 hours per week.

 

We are a private, non-profit, federally qualified health center (FQHC) that has been proudly and successfully serving the greater Bellingham area since 1982. Located in the northwest corner of Washington State, we offer comprehensive primary medical, behavioral health, and dental care, along with pharmacy services at 3 locations in Whatcom County serving a diverse and mostly underserved population of all ages. Employing over 250 caring and compassionate employees, we assure access to high quality, affordable health care for all.

 

Live in a community consistently rated as one of the most desirable in the USA!  Nestled on Bellingham Bay at the foot of the Cascade Mountains just a short distance from Seattle, Vancouver BC, and the San Juan Islands, Bellingham is home to 80,000 people and surrounded by several charming small towns.  Enjoy all the area has to offer!

 

  • Recreational & Outdoor Activities:  Hiking, Biking, Skiing, Snow Boarding, Fishing, Sailing, Kayaking, & Camping

  • Excellent Schools:  University, Community College, Technical School, & Outstanding K-12 Educational System

  • Small Town or City Living:  Unique Shops, Local Festivals, Farmers Markets, Berry Picking, & Community Events

  • Cultural Activities:  Theater, Music, Independent Films, Museums, Art Studios, & Diverse Local Restaurants

 

To apply for this rewarding opportunity and truly make a difference in the lives of your patients, please visit our website at www.unitycarenw.org and find out more about Bellingham at www.bellingham.org. Contact Vicki Curtis, HR Generalist, at hr@ucnw.org or 360-788-2661 if you have any questions.