Psychiatric Prescriber/ARNP (Full-time or Part-time available)

LWC is seeking a psychiatric prescriber to join our team.   The Psychiatric Prescriber/ARNP is responsible for providing psychiatric and pharmacological management services to LWC clients including diagnoses, prescription of medication, monitoring medication side effects and participation in the treatment process.

We have full-time or part-time options available, working 2-5 days per week. (Employees are benefit-eligible when assigned 30 hours per week or greater)

Minimum Qualifications
Must have a psychiatric ARNP degree. Must be licensed as a registered nurse per Washington State RCW 18.79.030(1), and have at least one year of work experience in an inpatient or outpatient psychiatric setting.  Must have strong commitment to the right and ability of each person with a severe and persistent mental illness to live in normal community residences, and have access to helpful, adequate, competent, and continuous supports and services.  Skills and competence to establish supportive trusting relationships with persons with severe and persistent mental illnesses and respect for client rights and personal preferences in treatment are essential.  Must have valid driver’s license for the state of WA.

Good organizational skills; Good verbal, written communication skills, and computer skills;  Ability to work independently and manage multiple tasks; Ability to work cooperatively in a team approach; Ability to apply a Recovery based approach and to apply clinical knowledge; Ability to exercise independent judgment and discretion;  Visual and auditory skills required to communicate, to ensure and deliver client care, and to 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, dental, competitive vacation and generous sick leave, holiday premium pay, quarterly salary adjustments, and annual base pay increases.

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 visit www.lwrtc.org to download and complete our application packet.

Submit application packet to:  HR, 609 North Shore Dr., Bellingham, WA 98226

  • Compensation: $75/hr. paid on a salary basis
  • Closes when filled
Minimum Qualifications
Must have a psychiatric ARNP degree. Must be licensed as a registered nurse per Washington State RCW 18.79.030(1), and have at least one year of work experience in an inpatient or outpatient psychiatric setting.  Must have strong commitment to the right and ability of each person with a severe and persistent mental illness to live in normal community residences, and have access to helpful, adequate, competent, and continuous supports and services.  Skills and competence to establish supportive trusting relationships with persons with severe and persistent mental illnesses and respect for client rights and personal preferences in treatment are essential.  Must have valid driver’s license for the state of WA.
Submit application packet to: HR, 609 North Shore Dr., Bellingham, WA 98226
Job Type: Full-Time, Part-Time
Salary: $75 an hour paid on a salary basis
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