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Medical Director of Adult Psychiatry

Company: aptihealth
Location: Troy
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

Life at aptihealth

Backed by $70M in funding from world-class investors including Takeda Digital Ventures, Pivotal Life Sciences and Vista, the aptihealth team is comprised of health care, data science and technology experts passionate about transforming behavioral healthcare. aptihealth is a digital technology platform with an affiliated medical group that makes it easier for people to access speedy high quality mental health care at the right place and right time. The technology and provider group reach people who need care, connect, follow and demonstrate improved outcomes. Everything we do at aptihealth is centered on our mission to revolutionize care and to ensure that the millions of people who need and deserve it have access to it. As a curious and collaborative teammate, someone excited about tackling the hard problems in healthcare and technology, you will play a key role in making that mission a reality. Together, we'll create and innovate transformative behavioral healthcare - for millions of people.

What We Offer

  • The opportunity to make life better for millions of people
  • An environment of positive and super smart colleagues
  • Competitive pay, benefits
  • Turning innovative ideas into real-world results
  • Investment in our employees
  • Balancing extraordinary work with your personal life
  • Encouraging curiosity and collaboration
  • Priding ourselves in being diverse and inclusive
  • Flexible working hours and lots of freedom in your work habits

    Your Role

    Working closely with our Chief Psychiatric Officer, you will provide direct patient care to aptihealth members and support clinicians through training, education, collaboration, and supervision to enhance the quality of care. You will participate in internal and external discussions with clinical leaders, health systems and payors to measure and support continual improvements to access of care. You will be an active participant in industry research and development of policies and procedures relating to clinical outcomes and aptihealth initiatives. Ultimately, you will be a leader with the ability and desire to improve and advocate for mental health services.

    Responsibilities

    Clinical (80%)
    • Conduct psychiatric assessment and ongoing medication management to assigned caseload
    • Order and interpret diagnostic tests
    • Collaborate/provide guidance to psychiatric Nurse Practitioners
    • Provide consultation and coordination of diagnosis and treatment to multi-disciplinary team

      Administrative (20%)
      • Partner with the Chief Psychiatrist Officer, Practice Supervisors and other aptihealth leaders in program development, quality improvement and utilization management
      • Exercise leadership in the development and implementation of appropriate psychiatric and medication related policies and procedures
      • Participate in quality improvement and generally setting a high standard of care
      • Advise on clinical processes or content when applicable to the operational components of the organization

        Requirements
        • Unrestricted New York State medical license
        • Medical degree from an accredited medical school and completion of an approved residency in psychiatry
        • ABPN certification in General Psychiatry
        • Current DEA registration
        • 3+ years experience as a collaborating physician to psychiatric Nurse Practitioners
        • 3+ years experience in diagnosis and treatment of behavioral health disorders
        • Experience and expertise in at least one of these patient populations: SPMI (severely and persistently mentally ill), SUD (substance use disorders), geriatric psychiatry
        • Experience in team collaboration and leadership

          About Aptihealth

          aptihealth, inc. is a behavioral health engagement company that seamlessly integrates physical and behavioral healthcare. Our platform connects medical providers, behavioral health specialists and patients with our proprietary assessment and treatment management protocols to get and keep patients healthier faster. aptihealth's structured therapy programs are centered on its proprietary 15 Life Domain Clinical Framework - that efficiently provides collaborative care teams with the most thorough understanding of a patient's behavioral health needs. The aptihealth platform connects patients and their care teams with licensed behavioral health specialists who provide 90-day and extended care therapy by phone or video supported by an easy-to-use consumer friendly digital experience. The aptihealth program is evidenced to get individuals into therapy faster and clinically proven to improve both behavioral and medical outcomes while lowering overall cost.

          At aptihealth, we don't just accept difference-we celebrate it, we support it, and we thrive on it for the benefit of our employees, products and community. aptihealth is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know by contacting us.

          To all recruitment agencies: aptihealth does not accept agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to us, our employees or any other organization location. aptihealth is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

          For more information, please contact us at:

          aptihealth, inc.

          250 Summer Street, 2nd Floor

          Boston, MA 02210

          (888) 454-3827

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