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Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner (28514)

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Urgent Care Bellingham - Bellingham, WA
Full Time


Title: Advanced Practice Provider -  Physician Assistant (PA-C) or Nurse Practitioner (ARNP)

Location: Urgent Care Centers - Bellingham and Lynden 

City: Bellingham and Lynden, WA

Position: Full-time 30 hours per week, non-exempt (hourly)

Compensation: An Advance Practice Provider (APP) joining a Family Care Network (FCN) Urgent Care Center, will receive an hourly rate in the range of $55 - $80 per hour, with placement in the range determined based upon experience. The APP will also be eligible to participate in a productivity bonus program. Upon satisfactory completion of the two-year Associate period, the APP may become eligible for membership and receive approval to become a Member Provider at FCN.

Essential Functions: Family Care Network is seeking an experienced ARNP/PA-C to join our Urgent Care Services team. We are looking for a qualified, motivated individual who can:

  • Utilize clinical knowledge and critical thinking skills to deliver safe, effective and therapeutic care
  • Communicate effectively to all members of the care team
  • Provide excellent customer service at all stages of patient care
  • Assess patient health; perform physical examinations; obtain, update, and study medical histories; administer or order diagnostic tests; and interpret the results
  • Perform therapeutic procedures by administering injections and immunizations, suturing, and managing wounds
  • Complete accurate and timely documentation of patient care in the EMR

Essential Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Skill in subjective and objective assessment, planning, and evaluation of patient care
  • Comprehend and communicate information accurately and clearly (verbally, in writing, in person, and by phone) with patients, all levels of personnel, and other individuals and groups
  • Ability to establish lasting and effective employee relationships in a team environment, including conflict resolution
  • Work as part of a team that shares and leverages the strengths of its members
  • Accurately perform detailed work; plan, multitask, organize, and prioritize work
  • Effectively use computer applications for health information systems, EMR, word processing, and spreadsheets
  • Ability to maintain patient privacy and confidentiality
  • Ability to adapt to process and procedure changes
  • Ability to thrive and grow in a learning environment

About FCN: As an independent, locally owned, physician-run network of family medicine providers, we are passionate about our community's well-being. We take the time to build strong, long-term relationships with our patients and our employees. We have 11 locations in Whatcom and Skagit County, in a beautiful corner of northwest Washington where the mountains meet the sea. 


Our health benefit programs are designed to take care of you and your family, offering flexibility and quality care.

  • Our health benefits include: twodmedical plan options, a flexible dental benefit including orthodontia, vision coverage, Employee Assistance Plans, Flexible Spending Account program and Life/AD&D, Hospital and Accident insurance plans. Benefit eligibility is determined based on the full or part-time status of the position.

At FCN, we value the importance of time away from work for leisure, health and well-being.

During the initial two-year period, UCC APPs accrue Paid Time Off (PTO) and an Extended Illness Bank (EIB) from the first day of employment and are eligible to take paid time off after 60 days of employment. PTO is accrued at a rate based upon the number of months of service at FCN. A new full-time APP generally accrues 21 days per year. EIB accrues based upon the number of paid hours, with a full-time employee accruing a maximum of 48 hours per year. Benefit eligibility is determined based on the full or part-time status of the position. APPs who are ineligible for FCN’s PTO program accrue Paid Sick Leave per Washington State law.

Our 401k retirement plan is designed to support you in preparing for retirement planning and include individualized financial planning guidance. Eligibility for the FCN Retirement Plan programs is determined based upon years of service and required payroll hours.

We offer the following programs:

  • 401k Plan with employer match; and
  • 401k Profit Sharing Plan


Education and Experience: Completion of an accredited ARNP or PA-C program. 

Required Licensure:

  • Active ARNP or PA-C credential through the Washington State Department of Health.
  • Current BLS or within 60 days of hire.

Physical Requirements: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to stand, walk, sit, use hand to finger coordination, handle or feel objects, tools or controls, reach with hands and arms, climb stairs, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, and listen attentively. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 30 pounds.

Immunization Requirements: All employees at Family Care Network (FCN) are expected to meet and maintain required immunizations as a contingency of employment. The immunization requirements are as follows: Influenza (annually), Tdap (after the age of 19), MMR, Varicella or a verified history of chickenpox disease, Two-step TST or IGRA (within the last 12 months), COVID-19 vaccine completed series and any additional immunizations determined necessary for the protection of staff and patients. Hepatitis B is also required for employees in positions with a high risk of bloodborne pathogen exposure, which includes the following: Providers, RNs, LPNs, MA-Cs, PSRs at all Urgent Care Locations, and all-laboratory staff. The Hepatitis B vaccine is strongly recommended for all other employees. FCN will cover the cost of required immunizations for any FCN employee. All employee immunizations will be administered by FCN staff except for the COVID-19 vaccine. The COVID-19 vaccine can be administered at a participating pharmacy or other healthcare location. Note: A medical or religious vaccine exemption/reasonable accommodation will be considered by submitting an FCN Exemption form for review and evaluation by the Chief Medical Officer.

Family Care Network is a Drug-Free, Equal Opportunity Employer.