LWC is seeking a full or part-time Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN).  The LPN is responsible for completing daily operational and medical support services for LWC Outpatient Clinical and PCP programming, under the guidance and supervision of the Medical Supervisor and/or Medical Care Coordinator

Minimum Qualifications:

Washington State LPN license in good standing.  Prefer knowledge of adults with chronic mental illness.  Good personal relations skills; ability to work with difficult clients.  Good organizational skills. Ability to work independently and manage multiple tasks.  Ability to work cooperatively in a team approach.  Ability to apply a Recovery based approach. Ability to exercise independent judgment and discretion.  Good verbal, written, communication, and computer skills; visual and auditory skills required to communicate, ensure and deliver client care and provide legal documentation of care.  Requires frequent standing, bending at the knees and waist, kneeling and reaching. Requires frequent walking to accomplish tasks. Requires ability to lift 30 pounds.


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

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.

Please submit LWC Employment Application Packet or resume to: HR, 3600 Meridian Street Bellingham, WA 98225


  • Compensation: $20.18-$29.17/hr. DOE
  • Closes: When filled
Minimum Qualifications
Submit application packet to: HR, 609 North Shore Dr., Bellingham, WA 98226
Job Type: Full-Time, Part-Time
Salary: $20.18-$29.17/hr. DOE
Experience Required:

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