When you enter a healthcare career at Unity Care NW, you join a dedicated, mission-driven team of health care professionals who believe everyone should have the opportunity to live their healthiest life. You serve a diverse patient population drawn from across Bellingham, Ferndale, and the larger Whatcom County. Additionally, you join a Whatcom Community Health Center movement that has been providing health care services to underserved populations and breaking down medical barriers for decades. Current open positions include:
- Medical Assistant
- Dental Assistant
- Clinical Social Worker/Counselor
- Nurse Practitioner – Psychiatric or Family Medicine
- …and more
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Competitive Compensation & Employee Benefits
Unity Care NW offers competitive wages and a full menu of benefits to employees, including benefits for part time employees who work 20 hours a week or more. Cost sharing is based on an employee’s FTE (full-time equivalency) status.
Benefit options for employees include:
- Medical, dental, and vision insurance
- Health savings account
- Generous paid time off
- 401(k) retirement plan
- Life insurance
- License reimbursement
- Alternative transportation incentives
- Healthy living reimbursement program and more.
We support continuing education and career development for all of our employees. For more information on benefits, please refer to postings within our current job listings.
Employment FAQ’s – Application Process
Wondering what you can expect as an applicant to one of our medical and healthcare positions at Unity Care NW? Check out our Frequently Asked Questions.
Equal Employment Opportunity & Drug Free Workplace
Unity Care NW is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all qualified job applicants and employees without regard to the following statuses: protected veteran, qualified individual with a disability, race, ethnicity, religion, gender, pregnancy, gender identity, national origin, age, genetic information, sexual orientation; or any other protected status in accordance with local, state, and federal laws. We are a drug free workplace.
Unity Care NW has an Employee Health Program for the safety of our patients and staff. The program requires all employees to receive annual flu immunizations. UCNW also requires vaccination against COVID 19 as a vital public health measure that has been truly lifesaving. We are proud of the leadership role we have played in protecting our community from this devastating virus.
Our staff talk about their positions and why they love working here:
LIVING IN WHATCOM COUNTY
Spectacular natural beauty and a unique quality of life in our corner of the Pacific Northwest.
Living and working in Whatcom County comes with many rewards.
Our corner of the Pacific Northwest features one of the most spectacular natural environments and moderate climates in the country. Whatcom County is a haven for those who appreciate nature and the outdoors. Outside Magazine rated Bellingham one of the Best Outside Towns in 2006 and OutdoorsNW calls it the “Best Paddling and Adventure Town.” Opportunities for outdoor recreation abound, as do daily opportunities for observing wildlife and admiring natural landscapes.
Whatcom County enjoys a thriving visual and performing arts scene, with a local symphony orchestra, monthly and seasonal art walks, studio tours, and performing arts centers at Western Washington University and the historic Mount Baker Theater.
Our rural landscape is a home to rich farmlands and numerous farmers markets. Local restaurant menus feature ingredients from local farms, and these same ingredients are available at farmers markets throughout the county. Bellingham Farmers Market was ranked #1 on Sunset Magazine’s 2011 list of Top 10 Farmers Markets in the West.
Our close proximity to two urban areas – Seattle, just 90 minutes south, and Vancouver, B.C., an easy 60-minute drive north – offers convenient access to the amenities of big-city life.
View this list of local resources and watch a video about the beauty of Bellingham and Whatcom County below.