Medical Director at Vida Health

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Vida Health

Medical Director

  • Remote
  • SAN FRANCISCO, CA or REMOTE, US
  • MEDICAL AFFAIRS – PRESCRIBER TEAM
  • FULL TIME

ABOUT US

At Vida, we empower individuals to overcome chronic mental and physical health conditions, once and for all. The impact of chronic conditions on healthcare is immense: in the US alone, chronic diseases like diabetes and heart disease drive 80% of the $3 trillion healthcare spending, which is at 18% of GDP. One in 3 individuals has a chronic health condition, and 1 in 4 struggles with mental health.

Vida provides expert, personalized, on-demand health coaching and programs from a network of experienced health care providers and leading medical institutions. Vida is a next generation continuous care platform for both consumers and businesses, combining a consumer mobile app, an enterprise care platform offering on demand 24/7 solutions for chronic conditions. Vida platform runs in the cloud, captures real-time data from 100+ devices and apps, and integrates back to the employer, payer, and provider. We are trusted by Fortune 1000 companies, major national payers and large providers to enable their employees live their healthiest lives.

Vida is authorized to do business in many, but not all, states. If you are not located in or able to work from a state where Vida is registered, you will not be eligible for employment. Please speak with your recruiter to learn more about where Vida is registered.

ABOUT THE JOB

Our Medical Team is the vanguard of Vida’s mission. Our task is to scale our services into millions of patients without sacrificing any of the transformational outcomes or human touches that make them special. Doing so requires a crack team with the most diverse skills in the company spanning computer science, data engineering, clinical operations, and medicine. Doing so requires a team with diverse skills in technology and medicine. Thus, we are looking for a dynamic physician (MD or DO) leader.

Our team shares a passion for learning and innovation, and so we take supporting career growth and skill development very seriously. Our team motto: 1.01**365 = 37.8 Learning compounds!

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Design an efficient, enjoyable telehealth service offering from intake through prescription
  • Build the team to meet patient demand
  • Build a simple, functional EHR from off the shelf components with a little technical support
  • Coordinate diverse vendors
  • Rich opportunities to design, conduct and publish research
  • Be the medical voice in business development conversations
  • Design, manage and streamline many facets of clinical operations
  • Develop patient-facing content
  • Inform Vida’s top-level strategy

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Physician (MD or DO) with active, unrestricted license, preferably in a populous state
  • Multiple licenses are a plus
  • For the right candidate, we can help obtain additional state licenses
  • Board certification is strongly preferred, likely in internal medicine, family medicine, or psychiatry but other specialties can be considered
  • Demonstrated experience working with patients, clients, and other clinical providers in an integrated setting
  • Meticulous organizational skills often manifested in outstanding spreadsheets
  • Experience with digital technology
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational, and analytical skills
  • Ability to perform independently, under minimal supervision with accountability for specific goals/objectives
  • Demonstrates problem-solving, leadership, conflict management, and team-building skills in order to ensure a productive work environment and achievement of goals
  • Demonstrates strong aptitude to work in a rapidly changing, start-up environment

BONUS SKILLS

  • Technical skills are a major plus
  • Familiarity with SQL, Python, or JavaScript would certainly be wonderful, but just knowing the value of structured data, labeled data and relational databases is a great start
  • Familiarity with telehealth practice and regulation
  • Ability to communicate clinical topics to a non-clinical audience
  • Experience leading or improving clinical operations, perhaps as a medical director, quality improvement lead, or service chief
  • Previous experience with quality assurance and improvement practices preferred
  • Medical research and statistics, ideally of the Bayesian sort
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, high-growth environment of competing and alternating priorities with a constant focus on delivery
  • Experience collaborating with multi-disciplinary teams

BENEFITS

  • Competitive compensation with meaningful stock options
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability and Life Insurance (We cover 100% of your premium and 80% for your dependents)
  • Healthcare FSA Plan
  • Dependent Care FSA Plans
  • Commuter and Parking Benefits
  • 401k Program
  • Flexible PTO Policy
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • 10 Paid Company Holidays

PERKS

  • We’re a distributed company, so you can work from most US states (We still have a HQ office in San Francisco)
  • Access to a Vida Health Coach and the full Vida app
  • New hire home office stipend
  • Monthly wellness benefit
  • Training and leadership development programs
  • Weekly meetups with team members across the country through our #connectandcommit program
  • Quarterly all-company events
  • Quarterly team-based connection opportunities
  • Significant opportunities for growth and development as the business grows

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