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Licensed Practical Nurse, Bellingham, WA

Organization: Compass Health
Category: LPN/LVN
Location: Bellingham, WA
Date Job Posted: November 9, 2021
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Part Time LPN/Medication Nurse (Triage)

Compass Health is currently looking for an LPN / Medication Nurse for our Triage Program in Whatcom County. As a member of the multi-disciplinary team, the Medication Nurse administers medications and provides other appropriate nursing care.

The team you will be joining

The Whatcom County Triage Center (WCTC) in Bellingham can accommodate individuals who are recovering from a mental health crisis. We provide crisis stabilization, walk-in emergency and next day appointments.

What we will be offering

As the region’s largest non-profit community behavioral healthcare organization, we have been serving our clients and our communities for over 110 years. Our commitment to care doesn’t stop with our clients though, as we take pride in offering our employees the opportunity to work in a culture that promotes learning, growth, and advancement as well as a focus on employee satisfaction and work/life balance.

(Benefits pro-rated for part-time team members)

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance at NO COST to Full-time employees
  • 16 days of paid vacation the first year
  • 12 sick days with great wellness day
  • 13 paid holidays – 11 regular and 2 that you choose
  • Professional funds and paid education leave
  • Up to 2% match for the 403B Retirement plan after the first year
  • Automatic additional pay raises when you have your 1st & 3rd anniversary with Compass!
  • And much, much more!!

What you will bring with you

  • Current Washington State LPN or RN License.
  • 2 years of psychiatric nursing experience preferred.
  • Current First Aid & CPR certification and Food Handlers permit, or ability to obtain within 90 days of hire.
  • Thorough knowledge of medication use and potential side effects.
  • Thorough knowledge of nursing issues pertaining to the patient population served in the program along with thorough understanding of the nursing process and intervention strategies used to address these issues.
  • Thorough knowledge of involuntary commitment laws.

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