Telemedicine Staff Physician

120 - Clinical Patient Care
Alpha Telemedicine, P.C., is seeking a remote Staff Physician with a passion for patient advocacy and improving the way people access healthcare today. 

Under the supervision of the Chief Medical Officer (CMO), the Staff Physician will be responsible for providing direct patient care. The Staff Physician must demonstrate a commitment to and understanding of Hello Alpha's mission, and commitment to service excellence standards in the performance of all duties and responsibilities. 

Alpha Telemedicine, P.C., is an asynchronous-first, telemedicine platform with business hours of 9am - 8pm EST. This is a part-time position primarily working weekends (Saturday and Sunday). This position is anticipated to complete 40-50 new patient consults per day. 

Applicants must be licensed in all of the following states: Mississippi, Missouri, South Carolina and Tennessee; nice to have:  Alabama, California, and Georgia 

Physical demands and work environment: Work is considered non-strenuous and is primarily sedentary with some walking, standing, and carrying of light objects. Must be able to operate general office equipment, including computers and telephones for extended periods. 

Alpha Values: 
We are mission-driven - 
We're changing the paradigm of healthcare for patients who are historically underrepresented due to sex, race, gender, language, economic status, location, disability, and other diverse backgrounds. We empower our Primary Care Providers with a foundation in women's health to administer patient-centered care throughout a woman's lifespan. 

We put patients first - We prioritize what's best for our patients, not what's easier or more profitable. We do whatever it takes to provide excellent care and empower patients to take control of their health. 

One Team, One Dream - We work together as a team to bring to life our vision of a more just healthcare system. We trust each other, communicate openly and honestly. We give credit where it is due, provide opportunities for employee growth and development, assume good intentions, and celebrate our wins as a team. 

Diversity is at our core - Alpha exists to bring a more accessible, equitable system to care for the whole woman regardless of age, income, and location. We are inclusive, welcoming, and value different perspectives. 

We are data-driven - Alphanauts love data and value facts over opinions. We use evidence-based science to highlight the clinical value of our mission. 

We are proactive and positive - Alphanauts learn by doing and address challenges without waiting or worrying about their scope. We are pragmatic and value progress over perfection. We are optimistic and believe in the power of positivity. 

Key areas of ownership that you will drive forward for the organization personally, and collaborating cross-functionally: 
  • Providing direct, patient-centered care to patients with an emphasis on shared decision-making remotely and asynchronously 
  • Putting patients first by meeting a 4 hour turn-around time on visits and messages and a 2 hour turn-around time on urgent care visits and messages during business hours (9am - 8pm EST)
  • Assessing and managing acute and chronic medical conditions
  • Providing in the moment case review and consultation to NP and PA colleagues during your scheduled shifts (this is general advice outside of collaborative practice agreement responsibilities and reviews)
  • Completing and maintaining patient records in accordance with procedures utilizing our internal electronic health record system and AthenaHealth EMR
  • Practicing within appropriate evidence-based clinical guidelines in general medicine, women's health, weight management, and other specialty care within the scope of telemedicine practice and in accordance with Alpha treatment guidelines
  • Adhering to Alpha's privacy policies, contractual obligations, state and federal rules and regulations and ensuring patient privacy at all times
You should bring expertise in these areas and can help to uplevel the team in...
  • A one team, one dream work ethic
  • A valid and unrestricted Medical License in the United States
  • Preference given to multi-state licensed telemedicine providers
  • Must be licensed in South Carolina, Mississippi, Tennessee, Georgia, or Alabama
  • Graduated from an accredited allopathic US Medical School
  • Board-certified in Internal or Family Medicine with practice foundations in Women's Reproductive Health and Obesity Medicine
  • A current DEA registration (all schedules)
  • Competency in providing patient evaluation and treatment
  • Understanding of current medical, educational, and psychosocial intervention procedures
  • Ability to perform clinical duties within established guidelines in an organized, efficient manner
  • Ability to relate and communicate well to all cultural and ethnic groups in the community including fluency in written and spoken English
  • Mission-driven
  • Proficient with Google Workspace (Docs, sheets, etc.) and electronic health record management systems
  • Demonstrates a high level of professionalism
  • Preference given to physicians with telemedicine experience
30 Day View: Learning & Immediate Impact
  • Onboarding: Meet with key partners (MDs, APPs, Clinical Leadership Team)
  • Onboarding: Create a recurring bi-weekly touchbase with CMO
  • Onboarding: Complete and become signed off on patient training (this will require some weekday shifts initially)
  • Onboarding: Have a clear understanding of our platforms CDB & Athena and how each team uses them
  • Clinical Training: Become familiar with Alpha's treatable conditions on our platform
  • Clinical Training: Hold bi-weekly 1:1s with MD mentor
  • Licensing: Meet with Licensing Team to work on additional licensing submissions, if applicable
60 Day View: Process Improvement
  • Providing Care: Be confident seeing the patients and responding to messages
  • Providing Care: Be comfortable helping the team review and resolve medical cases
  • Management: Work with the CMO to provide knowledge based consultations to APPs, as needed
90 Day View: Scaling Processes and Innovation
  • Providing Care: Be a fully functioning team member providing excellent patient care, always adhering to clinical guidelines and telemedicine regulations
  • Admin: Be familiar with Alpha's leadership structure and clinical operations
  • Licensing: Follow up on any incomplete requirements for licensure in states, as needed
Alpha is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. 

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