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Registered Nurse (Temporary)

Health and Counseling

Reed College Student Health and Counseling Center (HCC) is accepting applications for a Registered Nurse. The Registered Nurse provides a full range of nursing duties and support as part of the HCC team. This position contributes to the mission of the HCC through teamwork and collaboration, participation in organizational committees, and strives to contribute to the academic success of Reed College students. The Registered Nurse works as an integral part of the Student Health and Counseling team. This position administers and coordinates patient care and patient flow. The registered nurse participates in all areas of the clinic and is responsible for the progress, direction, coordination and evaluation of designated areas in conjunction with the Medical Services Director.

The HCC has a strong commitment to hiring a diverse workforce, inclusivity in the workplace, and to maintaining a work and learning environment that is free from all forms of discrimination. The HCC believes that a diverse workforce will better enable us to serve and meet the needs of our diverse student population.

This is a temporary position working 25 hours a week from mid-January through mid-May. The pay is $35/hour. This position is not eligible for benefits.

Who You Are

  • You are committed to the highest ethical standards of professional practice
  • You enjoy working in a fast paced and busy environment where priorities may change quickly.
  • You are strongly committed to multicultural competence in health service provision and promotion.
  • You understand the health challenges affecting late adolescents and young adults.
  • You have a solid understanding of how race, ethnic identity, gender, sexual orientation, disability, privilege, and multiculturalism impacts the delivery of medical care in a college setting
  • You thrive at developing and maintaining professional working relationships in a multi-disciplinary setting
  • You work independently prioritizing work demands while maintaining accuracy and attention to detail.
  • You have a knack for interpreting and following policies, procedures, and protocol
  • You are self-motivated and proactive
  • You bring an important aspect of diversity and a fresh perspective to our team

What You’ll Do (Essential Duties)

  • Independently assess, plan, prepare, administer, and evaluate nursing care to students
  • Administer medications, immunizations, phlebotomy, parenteral therapy and other treatments as ordered by the provider.
  • Assess those aspects of care requiring immediate intervention
  • Perform accurate, ongoing pertinent assessments; completes documentation in electronic health record
  • Refer patient problems and complaints through appropriate channels
  • Communicate to and with the other health team members
  • Demonstrate willingness and self-initiative to develop the knowledge and skills that will improve patient care and provide patient education
  • Provides case management and follow up for referrals made by the providers


Possession of a valid unencumbered Registered Nurse’s license for the State of Oregon and current BLS certification at hire. Demonstrated proficiency with an electronic health record. Two years’ experience in an ambulatory primary care setting is preferred. Experience in a college health setting is preferred.

Application Instructions

Click below to apply. You will be directed to Interfolio to create a free account and begin your application. A resume and cover letter are required. You can submit these documents in any format, but pdf works best. In your cover letter please address the following:

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

 As you apply online, you will be asked 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 inclusion and community growth at Reed?

Applications will be reviewed as they are submitted. You are encouraged to apply early. Applications will continue to be accepted until the position is 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.