• Disruptive
  • Care
  • Consumer
  • Connection &
Discover exciting roles across our portfolio companies

Medical Content Writer

Function Health

Function Health

Marketing & Communications
United States
Posted on Tuesday, June 25, 2024

About us

At Function Health, our mission is to revolutionize healthcare by making comprehensive health insights and personalized care accessible to all. Recognized as one of Fast Company’s Most Innovative Companies of 2024, we are committed to excellence in the health technology sector. Venture-backed by top VC fund Andreessen Horowitz (a16z), we are growing our team with a hiring north star that guides us to seek out and cultivate talent that is not only technically excellent but also passionately aligned with our goal to innovate and empower. We seek individuals eager to make a significant impact on global health, with a relentless bias toward action and a growth mindset. In our collaborative and dynamic environment, we build our future together, focusing on a shared commitment to transforming lives through new technologies.

The Role

Function Health is seeking a dedicated and knowledgeable Medical Content Writer to join our team, contributing to our mission of empowering individuals to take control of their health through personalized insights and actionable guidance.


  • Content Creation: Develop, write, and edit high-quality, engaging medical content for our platform, ensuring it is scientifically accurate, informative, and accessible to our diverse audience.
  • Collaboration: Work closely with the Clinical Content Lead and other team members to align on content strategy, topics, and goals. Participate in regular team meetings to discuss content ideas and receive feedback.
  • Research: Stay up-to-date with the latest medical research, health trends, and advancements in both conventional and functional medicine. Incorporate this knowledge into your writing to ensure our content remains relevant and authoritative.
  • Editorial Standards: Maintain high editorial standards for all content, including adherence to Function Health’s style guide, ensuring clarity, consistency, and quality across all materials.
  • Portfolio Development: Build and maintain a portfolio of medical writing that showcases your ability to communicate complex medical information clearly and effectively.


  • Education: A degree in medicine (MD), naturopathy (ND), or a related field (PhD) is preferred, but other relevant healthcare qualifications may be considered.
  • Experience: Proven experience in medical writing, with a portfolio of published work. Familiarity with both conventional and functional and/or integrative and/or lifestyle medicine is highly desirable.
  • Skills: Exceptional writing and editing skills, with the ability to simplify complex medical concepts. Strong research skills and attention to detail.
  • Communication: Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with a diverse team.

We value our team at Function and offer a competitive salary and benefits package, flexible working hours, and a dynamic work environment where creativity and innovation are encouraged. Join us on our mission to revolutionize the health technology industry!


  • What is Function’s approach to remote work? Function is 100% remote across the United States, from Austin to New York to San Francisco. We meet up in person on occasion.
  • Who works at Function? We’re small but growing! The team includes: Jonathan, Dr. Hyman, Pranitha, Mike, Amitha, Danielle and many more.
  • What’s the interview process like?
    • First, you'll have a test writing assignment.
    • Then, you'll meet with our Co-Founder & CMO, Mark Hyman, and Clinical Content Lead, Amitha Kalaichandran. On this call, we’re looking to understand your experience and interests.
    • Finally, you’ll have a Co-Founders interview, where you’ll meet the other co-founders that have built and run the company. After that we’ll send an offer. If we don’t give an offer, we’ll be sure to provide feedback.
  • Do I need to match all requirements (e.g. x years of experience, healthcare background)? Function Health welcomes applicants from diverse backgrounds and experiences. While it is not necessary for candidates to possess expertise in all areas, we are seeking individuals with exceptional talent in building and managing software. At Function, we prioritize continuous learning and growth for all team members. We strongly encourage individuals from traditionally underrepresented communities, including women, people of color, LGBTQ+ individuals, veterans, and people with disabilities, to apply.

At Function, we celebrate diversity and are committed to building a diverse and inclusive workforce. As an equal opportunity employer, we do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender identity, ancestry, religion, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, marital status, Veteran status, or any other occupationally irrelevant criteria.