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Part Time Physician - Dementia Experience (MO license, Remote)

Rippl

Rippl

United States
Posted on Tuesday, June 4, 2024

Physician - Dementia Experience (Part-time, Remote)

If you got into healthcare to make a difference, you’re in the right place. We’re looking for a values-driven, mission-focused, dynamic Physician who is passionate about working with seniors (and their families) especially those navigating dementia and senior health challenges. Someone who is searching for a workplace and culture that is as committed to them as they are their patients. If that’s you, read on!

What’s Rippl?

At Rippl, we are a passionate, impatient, slightly irreverent, people-obsessed group of optimists & doers, intent on building a movement to bring mental healthcare to our aging population. We believe there is no more noble mission than caring for people at this critical stage of life, and we’re ready to take action.

We’re reimagining what it feels like to experience mental health care challenges as a senior. By leveraging an obsession with supporting our Care Team, a new care model and disruptive technology, we are pioneering an entirely new way to democratize senior access to high quality, wrap-around mental and behavioral healthcare, both for seniors and their families and caregivers. Helping them stay healthier, at home longer, and out of the Emergency Room.

Our Core Values

At Rippl, we live and breathe a set of shared, core values that help us build the best team, guide how we work together, and best serve our patients, families and caregivers.

If not Us, then Who? Seniors need better mental health care NOW. Our mission is urgent. And, we’ve got the perfect team to take this on.

Mission is our Middle Name There is no more noble mission than caring for seniors with mental health challenges. We’ve set out to make a giant, lasting, transformational impact.

Care Team Obsession Our team members are our focus, our obsession. We listen and learn from, and with, our front-line team to find the right answers. When we care obsessively for our team, our patients and families will get the care they deserve.

Moving Mountains We see what we’re doing as a movement–a movement focused on solving one of the most important, most urgent challenges in healthcare for a really special group of people.

Raising the bar, for everyone We are leveraging world class expertise to define a new standard of care. Partnering with the country’s leading academic institutions and geriatric clinicians, we are bringing clinical excellence to our seniors.

Join the movement

We’re looking for changemakers who are ready to join our movement. Those who believe serving seniors is their calling, their reason for jumping out of bed every day. Our ambition is to create a nirvana workplace for this tribe! And, most importantly, help them make a giant difference in the lives of their patients. Because, “if not us, then who?”

The Role:

The Physician is an essential leader at Rippl who provides evaluation of persons living with dementia and their caregivers in accordance with the CMS Guide Program. This individual has experience working with persons with dementia and will support our internal Care Team and APRNs on clinical expertise for this patient population with an emphasis on Missouri partnerships. The Physician will collaborate with leaders across the organization to ensure comprehensive and patient centered care to include participation in care team rounds and care plan development. The leader will support organizational needs as required such as collaboration on product development, clinical quality Auditing, clinical training and operational efficiency. This role is part-time (open to hourly employee or contractor) and will report to the Rippl Medical Director.

This role will work as part of Rippl’s Care Team. The Care team comprises: Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioners, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioners, Licensed Clinical Social Workers and Care Navigators. This team provides comprehensive and coordinated care to Rippl patients and caregivers through psychosocial assessment, advocacy, counseling, resource identification and coordination, crisis intervention, patient and caregiver education – all to help our patients and caregivers navigate the complex journey of dementia care, ensuring each person receives the best possible care and support tailored to their unique needs.

Responsibilities:

  • Complete comprehensive assessment for persons living with dementia to include but not limited to: diagnosis of neurocognitive disorder, staging of disease, medication reconciliation and CMS attestation.
  • Participate in Care Team Rounds and support development of individualized, comprehensive care plans
  • Collaborate with departments such as Product, Clinical Quality, Learning and Development and Operations to drive clinical excellence
  • Serve in a consultative role to all ARNPs and Care Teams for complex geriatric health patient care situations
  • Provide ongoing cognitive, behavioral and psychopharmacological assessments and treatments to persons with dementia in collaboration with referring providers
  • Prescribe and manage dementia related, non-controlled medications in collaboration with referring providers, including monitoring medication efficacy, side effects and identification of high risk dementia medications
  • Coordinate patient care with primary care providers and specialists and serve as Clinical SME for partnerships
  • Develop high-quality therapeutic alliances with patients and their caregivers
  • Guide patients and their families through the journey of dementia and late life geriatric behavioral health needs
  • Educate patients and their families on disease management, healthy lifestyle choices, and medication adherence.
  • Stay informed about current research, best practices, and evidence-based treatments in geriatric care through continuing education and professional development activities
  • Adhere to legal and ethical standards of practice, including maintaining patient confidentiality and upholding professional boundaries
  • Support a culture of Care Team Obsession and uphold company values

Qualifications:

  • MD or DO. Preferred Geriatrician or Neurologist with 4-6 years of clinical experience
  • Unrestricted and active or actively pursuing Medical Licensure in Missouri in field of expertise with unrestricted ability & willingness to license in other 50 states per business needs; ability and willingness to work as a collaborating physician per business needs
  • Open to residency outside of Missouri but required to hold an active Missouri license; working hours will be central time
  • Current Board Certification in field of expertise
  • Highly preferred clinical practice experience with neurocognitive disorders including dementia and/or senior populations
  • Preferred experience with delivery of virtual care
  • Exceptional clinical skills
  • General knowledge of relevant clinical laws, regulations, and ethical standards
  • Excellent organizational, leadership, and communication skills
  • Strong clinical assessment and diagnostic skills
  • Proficiency in electronic health record (EHR) systems and other healthcare technology tools
  • Ability to work collaboratively as part of a multidisciplinary team and to function independently with minimal supervision
  • Commitment to professional growth and ongoing learning in the field of geriatric health

What's in it for you

  • Development, mentoring and training programs designed to help you chart your dream career and make sure you are learning everything you need to know as you gain more responsibility
  • Fast growth company with opportunities to take on more responsibility or develop into new roles
  • Remote work opportunity
  • Part time schedule with potential for full time work if needed
  • Limited evening or weekend work
  • Competitive compensation
  • Additional benefits package dependent on eligibility as an employee or contractor
  • Annual Continuing Medical Education credit (CME)
  • Malpractice insurance provided

Pay Range Details

The pay range(s) below are provided in compliance with state specific laws. Pay ranges may be different in other locations. Exact compensation may vary based on skills, experience, and location.

Role: Range is $90 - $110/hour

We are going to make some very big waves starting with a small Rippl - come join us!