Position Summary:

LWC is seeking a part-time or full-time ARNP for our outpatient and residential programs in Bellingham.  LWC Nurse Practitioners work with individuals with mental health and co-occurring needs throughout Whatcom County.  This position works in conjunction with LWC’s clinical and medical teams and in collaboration with community partners to provide integrated, compassionate care and human services that promote wellness, support community inclusion and enhance the quality of life for the people we serve.  The LWC ARNP provides services in the office, through home visits, and outreach efforts in the community (homeless shelters, encampments, supportive housing placements, residential settings, etc.) to facilitate meeting individuals where they are at and reduce barriers to service accessibility.  The LWC ARNP is responsible for providing integrated health care treatment and medication prescribing, administration and monitoring utilizing collaborative care and recovery oriented treatment modalities.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • 3 years of relevant experience required
  • Education: MSN or DNP
  • Licenses: ARNP
  • Must have a valid ARNP Certification. Must be a graduate from an accredited graduate (MSN) or doctoral (DNP) program for a Nurse Practitioner.


Why work for Lake Whatcom Center?

LWC is a DSHS licensed not-for-profit organization providing an array of residential and community mental health services to adults with severe and persistent mental illness. We pride ourselves on understanding our clients’ needs and their ability to meet their goal of Recovery. We are a fast-growing service, and committed to creating a supportive and positive environment for all our employees.


LWC offers competitive salaries along with a comprehensive benefits package including:

  • Medical Insurance (paid by LWC for full-time employees)
  • Dental (paid by LWC)
  • Life Insurance (paid by LWC, additional available for purchase)
  • Long-term Disability (paid by LWC)
  • Vision Insurance
  • Competitive Vacation Pay
  • Paid Sick Leave
  • Premium Pay for Holidays Worked
  • Floating Holidays
  • Annual Base Pay Increases
  • Generous Comp Time for Exempt Positions


Submit application packet to: HR, 3600 Meridian St, Bellingham WA 98225

Job Type: Part-Time or Full-Time

Salary: Based on License/Specialty, Education & Experience

Minimum starting salary for ARNP (without Psych specialty): $50.00/hour
Minimum starting salary for Psych ARNP: $65.00/hour



LWC is a tobacco-free and scent-free workplace. LWC is an Equal Opportunity employer, we are committed to an Affirmative Action Program and enhancing the diversity of our staff. We strongly encourage applicants to apply without regard to race, color, national origin, gender identity, age, religion, creed, marital status, ancestral heritage, sexual orientation, Vietnam Era Veteran status, or the presences on any physical, mental and/or sensory disability. If accommodations are needed for participating in the application or interview process, please feel free to let us know.

Minimum Qualifications
Submit application packet to: HR, 3600 Meridian St, Bellingham WA 98225
Job Type: Full-Time, Part-Time
Salary: Depends on type of license held.
Experience Required:
Education: Master's

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