Digital Health Physician

Posted 6.23.24
Location
Remote
Salary Range
150k

(REMOTE) LOCATION:

Our private practice, Early Medical, is a telemedicine practice, and most of the staff is fully remote. Our founder resides in Austin, TX.  Our patients reside across various US states – with a small percentage of international patients.  Our physicians are required to maintain proper physician state licensure as a condition of active and ongoing employment, supported financially and administratively by our operations and HR teams.

UNDERSTANDING WHO WE ARE 

We are a multi-brand portfolio owned by Peter Attia, MD, author of the #1 New York Times Bestseller, Outlive: The Science and Art of Longevity, founder of the bespoke private practice and digital health platform Early Medical and Early, and host of The Drive, one of the most popular podcasts on health and medicine. Peter focuses on applying the principles of Medicine 3.0 with the goal of lengthening lifespan (living longer) and simultaneously improving healthspan (living better).

Join a dynamic and high-performing team of over 35 dedicated professionals united in delivering results across multiple domains. Our collaborative efforts span six distinct entities, each with unique contributions to our collective success.

From physicians to creatives, and research analysts to strength and conditioning coaches, our staff is diverse in function and skill.

POSITION SUMMARY AND UNIQUE LEADERSHIP OPPORTUNITY

In this role, specifically, you will lead the business expansion of Early Medical’s patient care model by developing and growing our digital health/telemedicine practice to reach a broader patient base. Eventually, you will lead and direct a fully independent team specializing in patient care delivery that adheres to the operational principles of Medicine 3.0. This includes taking on a significant leadership role in overseeing clinical operations, processes, and protocols across your team of practitioners and support staff. In partnership with our research and digital products teams, you will serve as a liaison and translator of relevant science to our patients.

We are seeking a candidate who embodies the perfect blend of a physician AND an entrepreneurial leader.

WHO YOU ARE AND THE EXPERIENCE YOU BRING

  • The ideal candidate is an internist (or similar) with at least 5 years of post-graduate clinical experience, at least 2-3 of which have been spent in a concierge (or similar) environment. Additionally, the candidate should have a minimum of 2-3 years of experience incorporating the principles of Medicine 3.0 as developed by Peter Attia.
  • Relevant business and entrepreneurial experience or awareness is essential. For example, you have built and/or operated a clinic or business. In lieu of this, a plausible candidate possesses an entrepreneurial spirit and a desire to build or scale processes and teams.

YOUR FIRST 6 MONTHS

80% Direct patient care (telemedicine virtual consultations, responding to patient messages)

20% Strategic administration (support and leading the expansion of a secondary practice)

THE NEXT 12 MONTHS 

50% Direct patient care

50% CEO-like responsibilities (building and leading a new enterprise, including talent acquisition, product development, and process optimization.

RELEVANT EXPERIENCE

Clinical experience and Specialized knowledge

  • At least 5 years of post-residency or fellowship experience in patient care within a concierge, primary care, internal medicine, or family medicine setting;
  • At least 2 years of combined management, leadership, operations, and business development experience;
  • You are a “Medicine 3.0” zealot, familiar with the clinical frameworks developed by Peter Attia;
  • Delivering an exceptional patient experience remotely via Zoom;
  • Working in a high-touch, customer service-orientated practice with insight on how to foster and maintain a satisfying customer experience;
  • Communicating complex ideas in written format to a non-scientific audience;
  • Demonstrated analytical capacity and critical thinking skills to efficiently dentify, manage, and delegate, and deliver the right projects across a small team of practitioners and support staff

Qualifications

  • Medical degree (MD) and a current DEA license; and
  • Licensed to practice within New York, California, and Texas within the first 6 months of employment.

 

Skills and Competencies

  • Proficiency with clinical and physiologic data;
  • Comfort in assessing risk;
  • Confident in presenting complex concepts to a detail-oriented audience;
  • Proactive and able to prioritize a high volume of time-sensitive tasks;
  • Meticulous attention to detail;
  • Superlative time and task management skills;
  • High-touch customer service and communication skills; and
  • Strong proficiency in using electronic medical record systems and find it enjoyable to learn and implement new software solutions.

 

WHAT TO INCLUDE IN YOUR APPLICATION (Cover Letter + Video)

Upload your full application. If you have any issues, email hr@earlymedical.com. Your application should include:

A personalized Cover Letter that specifically addresses any 5-6 questions of the following list:

  • Why are you interested in joining this practice specifically?
  • What would you do differently if you could spend an hour for every patient encounter?
  • What are the top 3 strategies and resources you wish you could deploy in your clinical practice today?
  • How would you envision the ideal virtual clinic experience for patients? What elements would you include to ensure it surpasses the quality of in-person care?
  • What are the top 3 things you imagine might be different in medical care 5-10 years from now?
  • Have you built a team before? If so, how did you build it, how big was the team, and what did they do?
  • Have you built a business before? If so, describe the business and your steps to build it.
  • Tell us about your current practice and how this practice setting has prepared you for your role at Early Medical.
  • What do you see as your greatest strengths as you step into this role?
  • What do you see as your greatest liabilities as you step into this role? What worries you about a transition to this practice model?
  • What plan do you have in place to rectify the above?
  • Is there anything else we should know about you?

A 3-5 minute video presentation (you can do this on your phone, Zoom, Loom, etc.) that specifically addresses the following questions in no particular order: 

  • Choose one or two principles of Medicine 3.0 and discuss how you’ve applied them to your medical practice and/or to your own personal health.
  • Tell us a bit about your life and interests outside of medicine.
  • Who is your most important and influential mentor? Why?

SALARY RANGE: 

There are a variety of factors that go into determining a salary range, including but not limited to external market benchmark data, geographic location, the highest level of completed education, and years of experience required.

Our competitive compensation package starts with a base salary of at least $350K, accompanied by significant incentives designed for high performers who thrive in high-risk, high-reward environments. This package allows top talent to actively participate in the financial growth and success of the company, directly benefiting from their contributions.

EEO STATEMENT:

Early Medical is an equal-opportunity employer in accordance with all applicable federal, state, and local laws. We ensure equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants without discrimination or harassment based on race, religious creed, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, religion, marital status, medical condition, disability, military service, pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. 

Early Medical also extends this policy to every phase of the employment process, including, but not limited to, recruitment, selection, placement, transfer, training and development, position elimination, restructuring, promotion, compensation, benefits, layoffs, termination, and all other conditions or privileges of employment. Early Medical and its Affiliated Companies are Equal Employment Opportunity employers and welcome all job seekers including individuals with disabilities and veterans with disabilities. If you have a disability and believe you need a reasonable accommodation to search for a job opening or apply for a position, please email hr@earlymedical.com with your request. M/F/V/D/S

M/F/V/D/S Definition: An Equal Opportunity–Affirmative Action Employer – Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation.

Disclaimer:

This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change, or new ones may be assigned at any time with or without notice.

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