Staff Psychiatrist (Virtual)

Teladoc Health, Inc
Closing date
Aug 29, 2024

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Full Time
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The Opportunity

Working as a full time employed part of a care team, the Staff Psychiatrist provides best in class virtual patient care via video and telephonic appointments.  This role will contribute to shaping the evolution of virtual psychiatric care as an industry standard to make psychiatric care accessible, affordable and effective for all. Staff Psychiatrists are offered highly competitive compensation. A sign on bonus is offered in applicable states. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities 

Work with a healthcare team to provide patients with exceptional outpatient psychiatric services virtually via video and phone communication channels, within the standard of care for telehealth psychiatric patients. 

Order and follow up on indicated laboratory tests and refer patients to specialists when appropriate. 

Be accessible to the Care Team to solve problems and keep the entire panel well cared for in a timely manner.  

Analyze reports, test results, medical records and examinations to diagnose condition of patients and propose treatment options. 

Prescribe psychopharmaceuticals and treatment regimens to treat identified and documented psychiatric conditions, including discussing potential side effects and risks associated with allergies, interactions with other medications and/or health conditions as appropriate. 

Consistently meet or exceed clinical quality and patient care standards, including adhering to department policies, procedures, and objectives.  

Maintain patient confidentiality and comply with all federal and state health information privacy laws. 

Maintain accurate, detailed and timely completion of medical records. 

Demonstrate familiarity with the full range of Teladoc Health services including medical second opinion, treatment decision support, virtual primary care, tele-dermatology and other service offerings. 

Support the Medical Director and product team in the development of new products and services, as needed. 

The time spent on each responsibility reflects an estimate and is subject to change dependent on business needs. 

Qualifications Expected for Position 

Demonstrated passion regarding the delivery of high-quality mental health care. 

Ability to provide both individual and family therapy preferred. 

Strong working knowledge and background in psychotherapy. 

Excellent communication, planning and conflict resolution skills. 

Attention to detail and timely presentation to patient appointments imperative. 

Willingness to serve as evangelist regarding the evolution of virtual care. 

Willingness to become licensed in additional states as required and funded by the Company. 

The qualifications and/or certifications listed below are mandatory for this role. License certifications must be actively maintained. 

Minimum 2+ years post-residency experience as a Psychiatric Physician in a clinical setting, with the following certifications: 

M.D. or D. O. degree from an accredited United States medical school or international medical school with equivalent training 

Successful completion of residency at an accredited healthcare institution in General Psychiatry 

Board certification in psychiatry from said residency. 

Current State Medical Practitioner License. 

Current Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) and Department of Public Safety (DPS) registration, for prescription writing

Why Join Teladoc Health?

A New Category in Healthcare: ?Teladoc Health is transforming the healthcare experience and empowering people everywhere to live healthier lives. ? 

Our Work Truly Matters: Recognized as the world leader in whole-person virtual care, Teladoc Health uses proprietary health signals and personalized interactions to drive better health outcomes across the full continuum of care, at every stage in a person’s health journey. ? 

Make an Impact: In more than 175 countries and ranked Best in KLAS for Virtual Care Platforms in 2020, Teladoc Health leverages more than a decade of expertise and data-driven insights to meet the growing virtual care needs of consumers and healthcare professionals. ? 

Focus on PEOPLE:? Teladoc Health has been recognized as a top employer?by numerous media and professional organizations. Talented, passionate individuals make the difference, in this fast-moving, collaborative, and inspiring environment.? 

Diversity and Inclusion:??At Teladoc Health we believe that personal and professional diversity is the key to innovation. We hire based solely on your strengths and qualifications, and the way in which those strengths can directly contribute to your success in your new position.?? 

Growth and Innovation:? We’ve already made healthcare yet remain on the threshold of very big things. Come grow with us and support our mission to make a tangible difference in the lives of our Members.? 

Ranked #1 among direct-to-consumer telehealth providers in the J.D. Power 2021 U.S. Telehealth Satisfaction Study

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we never have and will never discriminate against any job candidate or employee due to age, race, religion, color, ethnicity, national origin, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, membership in an employee organization, medical condition, family history, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, parental status or pregnancy (including breastfeeding – we have a mother’s room in both our offices). In our innovative and inclusive workplace, we prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind

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