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Remote Telehealth Psychiatrist

NYC Health + Hospitals
Working from home
Annual Base Salary Range: $236,900 (board eligible) - $247,200 (board certified)
Closing date
Jun 7, 2024

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Full Time
Position Type
Permanent, Telemedicine

Job Details

Remote Telehealth Psychiatrist

NYC Health + Hospitals is the largest public health care system in the nation. We are a network of 11 hospitals, trauma centers, neighborhood health centers, nursing homes, post-acute care centers, and correctional health services. We are a home care agency and a health plan, MetroPlus. Our health system provides essential services to 1.4 million New Yorkers every year in more than 70 locations across the city's five boroughs. Our diverse workforce of more than 42,000 employees are uniquely focused on empowering New Yorkers, without exception, to live the healthiest life possible.

At NYC Health + Hospitals, our mission is to deliver high quality care health services, without exception. Every employee takes a person-centered approach that exemplifies the ICARE values (Integrity, Compassion, Accountability, Respect, and Excellence) through empathic communication and partnerships between all persons. We're redefining the delivery of mental health services by connecting patients and top-tier healthcare through advanced technology. Our telepsychiatry service isn't just a feature — it's a revolution.

We are currently looking for a Psychiatrist (Full-time Remote) to join our growing team. With our 100% virtual model, we are seeking a psychiatrist who is passionate about telehealth opportunities that arise with virtual patient care. The tele-psychiatrist will be responsible for providing a full range of psychiatric services with the aim of improving mental health and quality of life for our patients. Our remote Psychiatrists carry out protocols identified for the mental health and substance use treatment of designated patients reflecting accepted standards of clinical care practice commensurate with the candidate’s training and certification. These protocols will include provisions for clinical care, including diagnosis, treatment and appropriate record keeping as well as other services. This individual must become a member of the medical staff and maintain an active practice within the NYC Health + Hospitals facilities. This position is perfect for those proficient with using technology, which allows for telecommuting/work-from-home flexibility.


  • Evaluation, treatment and provision of direct care to patients in the clinical setting in-partnership with in-person house staff and other members of the healthcare team
  • Provide clinical guidance to other members of the healthcare team as needed
  • Provide direct care for a specific number of patients on the unit, including appropriate and timely documentation.
  • Complete admission assessment for all patients for inpatient admission, and re-assess patients in a timely fashion. Document re-assessments in progress notes consistent with policy.
  • Participate in treatment plan meetings and ensure timely documentation consistent with policy.
  • Participate in performance improvement and quality management projects as assigned

Ideal candidates will possess:

  • Proven experience in acute psychiatric care including inpatient settings preferred
  • Passion for patient-centered care, demonstrating empathy and a positive approach
  • Adaptability to innovative digital platforms
  • Exceptional communication skills
  • Location: anywhere in US


  • Board Eligible or Board Certified in Psychiatry with active NYS License
  • Active, unrestricted NYS License
  • Active DEA Waiver
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and ability to work well in a multidisciplinary team setting
  • Familiarity with high-risk patients and cultural sensitivity in community settings

Exceptional Benefits Include:

  • Competitive compensation package
  • 10% 401K company contribution after one year of service, with 3% company contribution starting day one
  • Choice of a three tiered, starting at FREE medical plans starting day one
  • Excellent dental insurance including orthodontics coverage starting day one
  • Generous paid time off program
  • CME days and dollars
  • Eligibility for loan forgiveness through the National Student Debt Forgiveness Center
  • Visa candidates are considered
  • Occurrence-based Medical Malpractice policy coverage
  • Annual Base Salary Range: $236,900 (board eligible) - $247,200 (board certified)


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