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Location:Bellingham, WA

Join our dynamic, collegial Unity Care NW Dental team in Bellingham, Washington!

We believe in the benefits of prevention, early detection, treatment of disease, and health education. Certified as a Patient Centered Medical Home, UCNW is committed to a patient-centered care team model that engages patients and their families in their care.

Opportunity Highlights:

  • Regular employment without the overhead work and costs of running your own private practice

  • Recently updated, modern facility with digital x-ray

  • Fully implemented Electronic Dental Records system (Dentrix)

Ideal Candidate Offers:

  • 1+ years’ clinical dentist experience preferred; in community health or with underserved populations, highly desired

  • Candidates with similar experience in other settings are welcome to apply

  • DDS or DMD, required

  • Current WA dental license and DEA Certificate; or ability to obtain, prior to start date

  • Current BLS Certification; or ability to obtain, prior to start date

  • Ability to work with computers including Electronic Health Records (i.e. Dentrix used currently at Unity Care NW); and MS Office products, as needed

We Offer:

• Competitive compensation package; plus bonus
• Relocation assistance
• Malpractice insurance with tail coverage
• Continuing education days & dollars and reimbursement of license, DEA & board certification fees
• Generous paid time off benefit
• Six paid holidays
• Medical, dental, & vision insurance
• 401(k) retirement plan with employer match after 1 year of eligibility
• Alternative transportation benefit
• Eligible to apply for loan repayment through the National Health Service Corps (NHSC) which, if awarded, provides tax free funds to pay towards eligible student loans for a 2-year commitment (view the details at )
• Eligible to apply for loan repayment through the Washington Student Achievement Council which, if awarded, provides funds to pay towards eligible student loans for a 2 or 3-year commitment (view the details at

Unity Care NW is a private, non-profit, federally qualified health center that’s been proudly and successfully serving the greater Bellingham area since 1982. With clinics located in Bellingham & Ferndale, WA, we offer comprehensive primary medical, behavioral health, and dental care as well as pharmacy services to a diverse and often underserved patient population of all ages. Employing over 250 caring and compassionate employees, our purpose is to increase the years of healthy life in the people & communities we serve.

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, including Ferndale with a population of 12,000. 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 Systems)

  • 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 community, please visit the Careers section of our web site at

For more information contact: Karla Lacktorin, Healthcare & Professional Recruiter, or 360-296-7121. To learn more about Bellingham, visit .