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Collaborating Psychiatrist - Part Time - 100% Remote - Oklahoma

Company: Optum
Location: Oklahoma City
Posted on: September 12, 2023

Job Description:

* Remote position for chart review and high-level oversight of Psychiatric Nurse Practitioners treating Home-based Medical Care patients ** This is a remote, salaried position - 8 flexible hours per week (part-time) ** Location is flexible - Oklahoma Medical License required ** $10,000 Sign On Bonus *Because many of our patients are frail and elderly, we deliver care primarily in the comfort of their home. Our Program is also offered to eligible patients--at no incremental financial cost--to them. We are not a fee-for-service practice; we benefit economically only if we deliver high-quality patient outcomes and satisfaction. As a result, our clinical teams can spend quality-time caring for a smaller number of patients, giving all patients the space, respect, compassion and care they deserve. Our interdisciplinary teams collaboratively manage our complex patient panels. These teams are led by Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, and Physician Assistants, with supporting care provided by RN Nurse Care Managers, Social Workers, Pharmacists, Behavioral Health, and other employed team members.The--Collaborating Psychiatrist (CP)--will serve as the primary collaborating clinical supervisor for Behavioral Health Advanced Practice Providers in applicable assigned States.--Responsibilities of the CP include conducting routine patient chart audits and fulfilling any state-specific requirements as a collaborator which may include but not be limited to attendance in meetings and ride-alongs virtually or in person.--The CP will report to the assigned market medical director or regional medical officer with clinical oversight and advisement from the National Behavioral Health Leadership Team which includes the Chief Behavioral Health Officer, Senior Medical Officer - Behavioral Health, Vice President, Behavioral Health and Senior Director, Behavioral Health.Primary Responsibilities:

  • Support--Behavioral Health Advanced Practice Providers--with in-person or telephonic clinical consultations, conduct regular individual meetings, proactively provide performance feedback, review and mentor and oversee provider education
  • Hold collaborative practice agreement based on applicable State and Company requirements
  • Oversee the care provided by the Behavioral Health Advanced Practice Providers in the home or virtually to include but not limited to diagnosing, treating, prescribing for, and monitoring patients
  • Act as a consultative psychiatrist focused on stabilizing clinically complex Behavioral Health patients
  • Serve as psychiatric subject matter expert for health plans or other business partners in the assigned division/region and as appropriate, nationally
  • Complete and sign all required documentation regarding supervision and collaboration for Behavioral Health Advanced Practice Providers within required timeframes
  • Participate in targeted, virtual ride alongs with--Behavioral Health Advanced Practice Providers--as well as targeted comprehensive chart reviews to audit and coach selected practitioners
  • As needed, participate in clinical case rounds for psychiatrically complex patients
  • Demonstrate appropriate medical judgment and appropriate use of resources with regards to care plans, diagnostic testing, and referrals
  • Keep current on relevant medical, behavioral research, technology, and related issues by attending continuing education courses, professional meetings and completing journal reviews
  • Demonstrate appropriate medical judgment and appropriate use of resources with regards to care plans, diagnostic testing, and referrals
  • Cross cover for Chief Behavioral Health Officer and other Senior Medical Officers - BH as warranted
  • Participate actively in all Peer Review activities
  • Perform related duties as necessary and other duties as assignedRequired Qualifications:
  • Medicine License in the State of Oklahoma--free of any restrictions, probations, or limitations
  • Board Certified in Psychiatry, Geriatric, Consultation-Liaison, or Psychosomatic sub-specialty
  • DEA License
  • Medical Doctorate or Doctorate of Osteopathy
  • Experience in providing psychiatric care to a wide range of patients including--those with chronic complex medical conditions
  • 2+ years practicing as a Psychiatrist required
  • Experience in managing the medical and clinical practice of physicians and multi-disciplinary staff in Behavioral Health treatment settings
  • Must be in active clinical practice in which no less than 20 hours per week shall involve direct patient care
  • Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential job function of this role. Candidates located in states that mandate COVID-19 booster doses must also comply with those state requirements. UnitedHealth Group will adhere to all federal, state and local regulations as well as all client requirements and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination, and boosters when applicable, prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodationPreferred Qualifications:
  • 5+ years practicing as a Psychiatrist--
  • Home-based Medical Care and Supervision experience

Keywords: Optum, Oklahoma City , Collaborating Psychiatrist - Part Time - 100% Remote - Oklahoma, Healthcare , Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

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