About the Role

Fully remote, 100% telemedicine position.

This role is available as Part time or Full Time. 

Our Partner's Virtual Care provides high-quality, convenient and affordable healthcare on demand. Using proprietary technology, we connect patients with licensed providers, who conduct video-based visits and are looking for a board-certified Psychiatrist to join our team; tele psych experience preferred. This is a virtual/online opportunity. 

Essential Job Functions 

  • Each initial visit lasts an average of 40 minutes with medication follow up visits typically shorter in duration, 10-15 minutes 
  • Provide psychiatric evaluations, diagnostic assessments, and services for patients within the standards of professional psychiatric and medical care via telepsychiatry 
  • Develop treatment plans utilizing assessment information to provide support, psychotherapy, and psychopharmacology as appropriate for individual patient needs  
  • In accordance with best practices, utilize treatment interventions that align with the needs of the patient’s concerns and extent of emotional, social, cognitive, developmental, and behavioral disorder(s) 
  • Monitoring of patients prescribed psychotropic medication regimen to assess treatment effectiveness, and medication side effects through follow up appointments and adjust treatment as necessary 
  • As needed, consult, and collaborate with the patient’s primary care physician, outside medical providers and/or other health care providers. 
  • Develop, schedule and implement high quality treatment that adheres to evidence-based practices 
  • Knowledge and comfort with ePrescription while complying with telepsychiatry standards and applicable Federal and State laws 
  • Adhere to our partner's clinical quality parameters and telemedicine practice guidelines 
  • Demonstrate the knowledge and ability to adhere to the areas of regulatory compliance, professional standards and ethical practices


  • MD or DO degree with full unrestricted state medical license 
  • Board Certification from American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology  
  • Must have at least 2 years of experience as an independently licensed professional 
  • Must have experience treating diverse populations through individual, family or couples therapy 
  • Must have an understanding of the Ryan Haight Act and any current state regulations/laws pertaining to the prescription of DEA controlled medications following a tele behavioral health evaluation 
  • Telemedicine experience preferred  
  • Strong communication, documentation and diagnosing skills 
  • Familiarity with technology, including computers, smartphones, and tablets 
  • Extensive knowledge of community resources, support networks and local self-help groups 
  •  Ongoing commitment to continued education and attendance at professional workshops, trainings and conferences 


DirectShifts is an Equal Opportunity Employer
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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