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Psychiatrist, Virtual Care | Remote | Washington State



Seattle, WA, USA
Posted on Wednesday, January 25, 2023

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