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Family Nurse Practitioner

Health and Counseling


Reed College is seeking a Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) to work in primary care at our Health & Counseling Center (HCC). The HCC is an integrated center with a strong collaborative and multi-disciplinary clinical staff that includes: Psychology Trainees, Staff Counselors, Social Work/Case Manager, Nurses, Family/Psychiatric Nurse Practitioners, Licensed Psychologists, and Medical Doctors. The HCC strives to evaluate, maintain, and promote the general health of Reed students so that they may pursue their academic interests with clarity, confidence, and joy. The HCC strives to work with an integrated approach; all providers, both of physical and mental health care, coordinate efforts for holistic care of the student. The center is heavily utilized and is a lively and energetic place to work.

The HCC has a strong commitment to equitable practices and inclusivity in the workplace, as well as 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. Reed welcomes applications from candidates with a demonstrable commitment to a more inclusive society and world.

The FNP position provides primary care assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of physical problems for Reed College students, including health education and health counseling. The FNP facilitates care in the community with home-based PCPs and local specialists. In discharging these duties the FNP is expected to be keenly sensitive to issues of gender, culture, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disabilities, socio economic status, other multicultural identities and students with diverse backgrounds. Successful candidates must be able to effectively engage with, and address, physical and mental health care needs in a manner that is respectful of, and sensitive to, all student identities, whether similar or different from your own.

This is a part-time, exempt position working 3 days per week (22.5 hours), Monday through Friday, during the 10-month academic calendar, August 1st through May 31st. The salary is $42,000 per year. Reed College offers an exceptional benefits package, including comprehensive medical and dental insurance, 403(b) retirement plan with 10% employer contribution (after one year of service), retiree medical plan, college tuition assistance for employees and their children, 22 days of paid vacation, seven paid holidays, half-day Fridays in the summer, and many other campus amenities, such as membership to the campus fitness center for employee and spouse and discounted Trimet transit passes.

What you bring

  • Passion towards inclusivity and equity in the provision of health care services with the awareness of the multiplicity of intersecting identities including race, ethnicity, gender identity and sexual orientation.
  • Consciousness of limitations, disparities and social inequality of health care accessibility to historically oppressed and marginalized populations.
  • Medical experience performing independent clinical assessment, diagnosis and treatment (including medication prescribing and dispensing from limited on-site pharmacy) of primary health problems, with emphasis on reproductive care.
  • Flexibility to help the team with interdisciplinary tasks.
  • Proficiency educating and consulting students toward enhancing a healthy lifestyle and reducing health-compromising behaviors in a non-judgmental manner.
  • Comfortability participating in case management and case review with support staff, counseling colleagues, and other Student Services departments as needed.
  • Willingness to work in relationship with the patient in difficult situations including emergency contraception, referrals for terminations, STI evaluations, Trans care, and PrEP.
  • Ability to maintain accurate, timely, and thorough records.

Qualifications

Current unencumbered license as an FNP in the State of Oregon with prescriptive privileges. Experience in primary care with adolescent and young adult patients is desired. Experience working with an EHR system is a plus. Strong sense of social justice and sensitivity to student identities, whether similar or different from your own. Experience working effectively with diverse colleagues and/or students. Demonstrates self-awareness, in terms of understanding their own culture, identity, biases, prejudices, power, privilege, and stereotypes.

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 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 inclusion and community growth at Reed?

Applications will be considered as they are submitted so you are encouraged to apply early. Initial review of applications will begin March 4, 2019. Applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled. Reed College’s goal is to reply to every candidate.

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.

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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.