Physician, Endocrinologist (South Carolina)

Virta Health

Virta Health

South Carolina, USA
Posted on Thursday, May 9, 2024

Virta is a virtual specialty medical clinic that reverses and manages type 2 diabetes, along with optimizing metabolic health in patients with prediabetes and obesity. Our innovations in nutritional intervention, data science and digital tools combined with our clinical expertise are shifting the diabetes treatment paradigm from management to reversal. Our mission: reverse type 2 diabetes in 100 million people.

Virta is looking for dynamic and dedicated board-certified endocrinologists to join our core clinical team. Our clinicians offer a real solution to patients with diabetes, pre-diabetes, and weight management, one that dramatically improves health and decreases the need for medications. Our clinical systems have been built from the ground up by our clinician team, allowing us to keep patient care front and center.

While our continuous remote care allows for flexibility, you are responsible for providing safe and timely care during office hours. We provide occurrence malpractice insurance.

Requirements:

  • Unrestricted medical license

    • Multiple state licenses are helpful, but only the willingness & ability to get additional licenses are required.

    • South Caroline residents (live in the state) are particularly desired.

    • Living in a IMLC state is also desirable but not required

  • Board certified in endocrinology

  • Experience and competence in diabetes management

  • Outstanding bedside manner & patient service orientation

  • Excellent organizational skills

  • Deep interest in the science behind Virta, and commitment to Virta’s nutritional approach to diabetes reversal

  • Telemedicine experience preferred

Responsibilities:

  • Provide highest quality patient-centered care.

    • Manage your panel of patients through continuous remote care. In this, you will collaborate with our team of expert health coaches and be supported by the rest of our clinicians, including our endocrinology team.

  • Be proactive in ensuring adequate follow up of patients and their concerns.

  • Share after-hours coverage with our team.

    • All Virta care is delivered remotely, so there is no such thing as an “in-house” call. Our team rotates weeks of calls such that you would cover about 1 in 6-8 weeks

  • Actively participate in the development of new technology and protocols to improve patient care and outcomes.

  • Serve as an endocrinology expert, providing guidance to our physicians and nurse practitioners, as needed, on complex diabetes patients.

  • Collaborate with our team to raise the level of diabetes, pre-diabetes, and obesity care through consultation, case review, publication, and presentation.

  • Collaborate with a multidisciplinary team of engineers, designers & health coaches.

  • Have a growth mindset, be flexible and agile in a rapidly growing company

  • Supervise NP members of the team and contribute to improving quality of care

Values-driven culture

Virta’s company values drive our culture, so you’ll do well if:

  • You put people first and take care of yourself, your peers, and your patients equally

  • You have a strong sense of ownership and take initiative while empowering others to do the same

  • You prioritize positive impact over busy work

  • You have no ego and understand that everyone has something to bring to the table regardless of experience

  • You appreciate transparency and promote trust and empowerment through open access of information

  • You are evidence-based and prioritize data and science over seniority or dogma

  • You take risks and rapidly iterate

As part of your duties at Virta, you may come in contact with sensitive patient information that is governed by HIPAA. Throughout your career at Virta, you will be expected to follow Virta's security and privacy procedures to ensure our patients' information remains strictly confidential. Security and privacy training will be provided.

Virta has a location based compensation structure. Starting pay will be based on a number of factors and commensurate with qualifications & experience. For this role, the compensation range is $178,000 - $205,000 Information about Virta’s benefits is on our Careers page at: https://www.virtahealth.com/careers.

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