Telehealth Psychiatrist - Independent Contractor

  • MDLive
  • Remote
  • Aug 30, 2021
Physician Psychiatry

Job Description

The health and well-being of our employees are especially important to us and because of the unprecedented situation COVID-19 presents, MDLIVE is currently operating remotely. This is inclusive of interviewing, onboarding, and each role day-to-day. 

MDLIVE, an Evernorth Company, offers convenient, affordable, and contagion-free virtual healthcare services to more than 50 million members nationwide. Our network of board-certified physicians, dermatologists, psychiatrists, and therapists are specially trained in virtual care and are committed to providing the highest quality treatment and the best possible patient experience.

We leverage disruptive technology and artificial intelligence to simplify and streamline the healthcare experience, connecting providers and patients whenever and wherever it is most convenient, often within just minutes. To learn more about our expanding services, partnerships with major health plans, hospital systems and employers, download our app, or text "Sophie" to MDLIVE (635483) to register and experience our product firsthand.

We are currently seeking Telehealth Psychiatrists (an Independent Contractor role) to join our growing team! Specifically, we are looking for providers who have been practicing independently for at least four years post licensure. Enrollment in a state Medicaid program is a plus. This is a remote, work from home position.

Our commitment to quality care, coupled with our adoption of the latest technologies has created tremendous growth opportunities for behavioral health professionals who possess a wide range of backgrounds and expertise. If you enjoy a fast-paced, innovative culture where you can make an impact starting on your first day, then MDLIVE might be the right place for you!

Some other benefits include:

  • Provide virtual video and phone sessions from the comfort of your own home or another private setting
  • Set your own hours and have a flexible schedule – ability to set part-time or full-time schedules
  • Become skilled in the newest form of virtual care and telehealth medicine
  • Be part of a best-in-class network of over 1,000 behavioral health peers across the nation
  • Patient referrals from our partnerships with health insurance companies and employers as well as direct to consumer patients
  • Focus on patient care – we manage the administrative aspects (insurance verification, billing, etc.) and MDLIVE provides medical malpractice coverage

What you'll do? 

An MDLIVE Telehealth Provider provides telehealth consultations for our growing panel of patients from around the nation. Specifics of the job include:

  • Providing availability on your calendar (at least 5-10 hrs./week) for patients seeking care to schedule an appointment with you
  • Consult and treat patients virtually by providing telehealth services in the area of your experience and training
  • Provider must at all times meet the following qualifications:
    • Maintain a license or licenses to practice in one or more States
    • Obtain and maintain all appropriate approvals to prescribe and dispense drugs under applicable state and federal laws (psychiatry)
    • Apply for, obtain, and/or maintain active medical staff privileges at MDLIVE pursuant to Medical Staff Bylaws, rules, regulations, policies and procedures
  • Complete all MDLIVE telemedicine training
  • Consistent with Company’s procedures and policies, Provider shall prepare and complete, timely and accurate records with respect to the services and treatment rendered to any patient by Provider
  • Meet or exceed quality, patient satisfaction, connectivity and other defined Medical Group standards

What skills and experience do you bring?

  • MD (Psychiatry) and experience practicing independently for at least four (4) years post licensure experience
  • Telehealth experience a plus
  • Ability to provide high quality care, using verbal, written, and analytical skills; with a high level of empathy
  • Ability to interact with various levels of personnel within the organization, (e.g. patients, nursing, call center agents, colleagues, and senior leadership)

Interested? Let’s talk! Email your clinical resume to or go to and come join us in our journey to bring great behavioral health care to patients across the nation.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, our human code is simple. Think Big. At MDLIVE, we see diversity and inclusion as a source of strength in disrupting healthcare. We believe we can revolutionize our industry if our workforce is as diverse as our users. We are looking for people who bring diversity of thought, experience, background, gender, religion, ethnicity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, country of origin, and disability.