Working at Reed

Medical Director

Health and Counseling

Reporting to the director of health and counseling, the medical director provides medical consultation to other health and counseling center (HCC) clinical staff and to other College departments as requested. Establishes evidence based evaluation and treatment guidelines.  Serves as educational resource to HCC clinical staff, students and the College to maintain provision of up to date standards of prevention and care. Responds to inquiries, problems, or complaints regarding the availability or quality of services. Liaisons with external referral resources (EMS, Emergency Departments, medical specialists, etc.) to insure quality healthcare services are available and being provided for students. Takes internal and external call on ill and injured students requiring higher level of care than available on campus.

This is a part-time (.2 FTE) position requiring 10-12 hours per week of direct patient care during the 30-week academic calendar, September through mid-May; additional consultation duties occur throughout the calendar year. The annual salary is $55,500.


  • Extensive knowledge of nursing practices, procedures, and policies.
  • Knowledge of laws and standards governing nursing practice and college health centers.
  • Knowledge of principles and practices of supervision.
  • Ability to analyze and evaluate operations and develop and implement corrective action and resolve problems.
  • Ability to work effectively with diverse student, staff, and faculty groups.
  • Demonstrated effective working relationships with a multidisciplinary team of health professionals.
  • Knowledge of the range of developmental issues for college-aged students.


Active License as Physician and Surgeon by Oregon Medical Board (MD or DO).  Controlled Substance Registration Certificate ("DEA") for Schedule II-V drugs.  American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) Certification ("Board Certification") in one of the following: Family Practice, Pediatrics, Internal Medicine, Ambulatory Medicine or Emergency Medicine.  CPR-AED certification for Healthcare Providers. NOTE: All licenses/certifications must be unencumbered or permit both autonomous and supervisory functioning and must be maintained in good standing at all times. Three year’s experience in working in a college student health clinic and five years supervisory experience preferred.


Click below to apply. Reed College and the Health and Counseling Center are committed to diversity and welcomes applicants from historically underrepresented minority groups to apply.

A resume and cover letter are required for submission. In your cover letter please address the following:

  • How would this position contribute to achievement of your long-term professional goals?
  • Which professional accomplishment are you most proud of?

As you apply online, you will also be expected to provide an answer to the following:  

  • All members of Reed's community are expected to contribute to a diverse, equitable and inclusive campus. Employees who experience the most success at Reed are comfortable interacting with a diverse group of students, colleagues and community members. How would you use your skills and experience to contribute to community growth?
Applications will be considered as they are submitted, so applicants are encouraged to apply early. This position will remain open until filled.

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Reed College values cultural diversity and intellectual pluralism as critical components of academic excellence. We welcome applications from members of historically underrepresented minority groups, persons with disabilities, persons who have served in the military and others who would bring additional dimensions of experience to our community.