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Clinical Supervisor, Ferndale, WA

Organization: Unity Care NW
Category: Nurse Management
Location: Ferndale, WA
Date Job Posted: January 24, 2020
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Clinical Supervisor at Unity Care NW's North Whatcom Health Center in Ferndale

Location: Ferndale, WA
Salary: $79,601.60 - $97,510.40


Unity Care NW is a private, non-profit, federally qualified health center that has been proudly and successfully serving the greater Whatcom County area since 1982. With clinics located in Bellingham & Ferndale, we offer comprehensive primary medical, behavioral health, and dental care as well as pharmacy services to a diverse and often underserved patient population of all ages. Employing almost 275 caring and compassionate employees, our mission is to increase the years of healthy life in the people & communities we serve.


Here at Unity Care NW, we value:

  • Respect
  • Integrity
  • Accountability
  • Collaboration
  • Innovation

We strive to live out our truth by putting our Values in Action in all that we do. We value each individual on our team and aim to onboard the very best talent, whose ambitions and values align with ours.


As the Clinical Supervisor at our new, state of the art facility in Ferndale, WA, you will provide direct supervision to, & at the elbow support for, the RN’s & LPN’s, including hiring, training, coaching, progressive discipline and annual evaluations. You will work to assure on-going compliance with established roles, responsibilities, procedures, workflows, standing orders and required competencies that facilitates efficient patient flow, staff workflows, achievement of care team goals and outcomes and effective support for our providers. You will also assure adequate support staff coverage to meet medical clinic needs. The Clinical Supervisor is part of a multidisciplinary patient care team providing and coordinating medical care in an outpatient setting, following a patient-centered primary care model. The Clinical Supervisor also ensures that patient care is managed using a team-based approach in our interactions with patients and achieves our quality standards, objectives and outcomes across our medical care teams.


  • Have a bachelor’s degree (BSN) from an accredited institution (required)
  • Have 5 years’ experience as an RN in an outpatient clinic (required); Preferably in a community health center
  • Have 2 years’ experience as a nursing lead (required); Preferably supervisory experience
  • Have a Current Washington State RN license & Current BLS Certification (required)
  • Have the demonstrated ability to work effectively on a multidisciplinary team
  • Be able to demonstrate skills associated with RN level work and performance, including:
    • Procedures, patient teaching & education
    • Care management & treatment planning
    • Assessing and removing patient barriers to care
    • Reducing disparities in care
    • Connecting patients to resources to assist with Social Determinants of Health


  • A friendly and collaborative team work environment
  • Competitive compensation with starting wage range from $79,601.60 - $97,510.40 annually ($38.27—$46.88 hourly equivalent)
  • Medical, Vision & Dental Insurance
  • Generous Paid Time Off & 6 Paid Holidays
  • 401(k) with employer contribution after one year
  • Alternative transportation incentive

If you would like to commit to a team such as this, and feel you could help us in our efforts, please apply. We would love to hear from you! To apply, visit our Careers Page:

For more information on our new North Whatcom Health Center, click HERE.

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 unless an appropriate accommodation is granted.

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