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Clinical Lead (PMHNP) — Legion Health (Remote)

Legion Health

Legion Health

Austin, TX, USA
Posted on Thursday, July 4, 2024
Job Title

Clinical Lead (PMHNP) — Legion Health (Remote, pref. for Texas)


Remote (Preference for living in Texas)

About Legion Health

Legion Health—backed by Y Combinator—is a rapidly growing, tech-enabled, full-service outpatient network focused on providing high-quality psychiatric care to insured patients. We leverage cutting-edge technology and robust data analytics to enhance our patient-provider interactions, improve access to mental health services covered by insurance, and streamline our clinical operations. By prioritizing quality, standardization, in-network care, and scalability, we offer a seamless patient experience that sets us apart in our pursuit of delivering world-class psychiatric care.

Legion Health is targeting the multi-billion-dollar mental health market. By addressing the growing demand for accessible psychiatric care, we aim to generate significant revenue while making a meaningful impact on the lives of millions of people in need of mental health services. Our innovative clinician model combines the stability of a traditional hospital position with the flexibility of a private practice, offering thousands of psychiatric providers a better professional outlook. Legion Health is currently in-network with all commercial and ACA plans in Texas and has over 20 psychiatric providers in Texas, with plans to rapidly grow our network.

Legion Health is backed by Y Combinator; top-tier VCs including Soma Capital, UpHonest Capital, and Alumni Ventures; and unicorn angel investors including Erica Johnson (Co-Founder at Modern Health), Wei Deng (Founder at Clipboard Health), and Jarrett Streebin (Founder at EasyPost). Y Combinator is the world’s top startup accelerator and has backed companies like Airbnb, DoorDash, Instacart, and Coinbase.

Role Description

Key qualification: Candidate must be a licensed health care provider with mental health experience. Psychiatric mental health nurse practitioners (PMHNPs) are strongly preferred.

As Legion Health’s Clinical Lead, your primary mission is to build and guide our network of elite psychiatric nurse practitioners. You'll be central to shaping our clinical team’s culture and operations, ensuring the delivery of unparalleled psychiatric care.


Develop and lead Legion Health’s clinical network and ensure excellence in our clinical operations. Ensure that stellar patient care is provided by Legion Health’s clinicians.

Clinical network

  • Supervise PMHNP training, performance, and HR matters, upholding best practices and high-quality care.
  • Act as a liaison between PMHNPs and internal teams to achieve Legion Psychiatry's goals. Regularly collect and incorporate PMHNP feedback to enhance our processes and technology.
  • Cultivate a nurturing and engaging remote environment for PMHNPs, promoting collaboration, growth, satisfaction, and community.
  • Streamline and implement onboarding and training processes for psychiatric providers.
  • Organize clinician summits and engagement activities to build a collaborative culture.

Clinical operations

  • Conduct regular chart audits and provide feedback to ensure adherence to evidence-based psychiatric care methods and our charting/coding policies.
  • Support PMHNPs in clinical decision-making, offering expertise in patient care.
  • Regularly check in with clinicians for progress tracking, issue resolution, and quality assurance.
  • Design clinical protocols that ensure efficient and ethical prescription of medications, including controlled substances.
  • Develop and optimize operations for seamless care collaboration between non-Legion mental health providers, such as therapists, and Legion PMHNPs.
  • Establish streamlined emergency response protocols to guide clinicians in crisis situations, ensuring optimal patient safety.

Patient care

  • Promote the formation of strong, supportive relationships between PMHNPs and patients, by nurturing a patient-centric culture. Develop standard protocols for patient encounters to foster therapeutic alliances.
  • Forge robust relationships with external healthcare providers to facilitate patient referrals when our care is not a fit.
  • Address patient support inquiries related to clinical matters, ensuring patient satisfaction.
  • Engage in weekly patient care sessions to directly understand clinician and patient challenges, informing product and service enhancements.
  • Develop and manage discharge planning and outbound referral processes.

Compensation And Benefits

  • Competitive salary
  • Early-stage equity offer: 0.25% to 1.0% in options, vesting over 4 years
  • Comprehensive benefits package, including health, dental, and vision insurance
  • Flexible work schedule
  • Significant growth in responsibility and learning
  • Ability to work remotely (with a preference for candidates residing in Texas)


This is a full-time position at a fast-growing, high-impact startup. It is not a typical 9-5 job. We seek passionate individuals dedicated to transforming mental health care and serving millions of patients lacking access. Candidates must be ready to work hard and make a significant impact.


Please email if you have any questions.