Registered Nurse for MSS: Posting #19856
Sea Mar Community Health Centers
 Bellingham, WA

Sea Mar Community Health Centers, a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) founded in 1978, is a community-based organization committed to providing quality, comprehensive health, human, housing, educational and cultural services to diverse communities, specializing in service to Latinos in Washington State. Sea Mar proudly serves all persons without regard to race, ethnicity, immigration status, gender, or sexual orientation, and regardless of ability to pay for services. Sea Mar's network of services includes more than 90 medical, dental, and behavioral health clinics and a wide variety of nutritional, social, and educational services. We are recruiting for the following position(s):

Position Summary:

Seeking a Full-time Registered Nurse our Maternity Support Services (MSS) Program for Whatcom County. This position requires the ability to perform home visits in Bellingham (2 sites), Ferndale and Everson. Maternity Support Services (MSS) community health nursing reflects a value for self-efficacy where the nurse supports women in accomplishing self-care and decision making for the health and well-being of herself and the infant during pregnancy and the post-pregnancy period.

Qualifications:

  • Current licensure in the State of Washington as a Registered Nurse is required.
  • Bachelor Degree in Nursing or two year Associate Degree or three year diploma in nursing with two years’ experience in community maternal child health nursing plus documented continuing education in community based maternal child health nursing topics.
  • Effective oral/written communication skills, assessment and intervention skills, ability to recognize and support health behavior change.
  • Must have access to an insured vehicle, and be able to make home visits.
  • Bilingual in English/Spanish preferred but not required.

What We Offer:

Sea Mar offers talented and motivated people the opportunity to work in a dynamic and growing community health organization. Working at Sea Mar Community Health Centers is more than just a job, it’s a fulfilling career with opportunity for advancement. Full-time employees working 30 hours or more, receive an excellent benefit package of Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Prescription coverage, Long Term Disability, EAP (Employee Assistance Program), paid-time-off starting at 24-27 days per year + 10 paid Holidays. We offer 401(k)/Retirement options and an exciting opportunity to work in a culturally diverse environment.

How to Apply:

To apply for this position, complete the online application and click SUBMIT or APPLY NOW. If you have any questions regarding the position, email Luica Cantu, MSS Supervisor at LuicaCantu@seamarchc.org

Sea Mar is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Posted on 12/12/2019

External candidates may apply after 12/17/2019

This position is represented by Office and Professional Employees International Union (OPEIU).

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