VP, Medical Affairs

Parsley Health

Parsley Health

Posted on Saturday, March 16, 2024

About us:

Parsley Health is a digital health company with a mission to transform the health of everyone, everywhere with the world's best possible medicine. Today, Parsley Health is the nation's largest health care company helping people suffering from chronic conditions find relief with root cause resolution medicine. Our work is inspired by our members’ journeys and our actions are focused on impact and results.

The opportunity:

We are hiring a Medical Director to lead a team of providers who are transforming medical care. This role requires a board-certified MD or DO experienced in functional medicine who brings operational vigor and rigor to managing team members. This leader possesses deep experience in clinical operations, and brings a passion for enhancing business processes, for developing digital healthcare solutions, for ensuring quality health outcomes, and leading a team of virtual clinicians.

The role is key in driving Parsley’s goals for patient growth, patient experience, B2B client satisfaction, and employee engagement. It is also essential that the clinician in this role is a pro at doing the job as they guide others to excel in the collaborative practice of Functional Medicine.

The Medical Director is a member of the Leadership team and will serve as liaison between

  • the Executive team
  • the Leadership team (cross functional peer group)
  • the Clinician team (as the leader)

This role reports to the SVP, Clinical and Business Operations. While it is highly desired for this role to provide care onsite in our NYC center (Union Square), we're also very much open to fully remote candidates.

What you’ll do:

Lead a Team of Clinicians

  • Provides overall leadership, motivation, and support of the clinician team - full-time, part-time and 1099 clinicians
  • Directly manage Lead Physicians who are managers to a team of distributed, virtual clinicians
  • Demonstrate care for our clinicians and their experience as providers; create a work environment that emphasizes collective team engagement aligned with Parsley values and provider core competencies
  • Attract, develop, and retain clinicians in a manner that fosters ongoing commitment, camaraderie, exceptional performance and job satisfaction
  • Drive clinician performance
    • Overseeing semi-annual performance evaluations, clinical quality criteria
    • Measuring performance against internal benchmarks (OKRs, and KPIs)
    • Contractual obligations (PGs and SLAs)
  • Evaluate, determine (in partnership with Finance, Clinical ops, and People) and implement changes to clinician staffing mix
    • Part Time, Full Time, MD, DO, PA, NP, On Site, Remote, 1099, state licensure distribution and redundancy needs
  • Oversee the development of training curricula to drive forward an optimal member journey within Functional Medicine-based, member-centered care.
  • Evaluate and implement improvements to policies, procedures, and protocols.

Drive the Clinical Practice, Health Outcomes and Service Design

  • In partnership with product, CEO, sales, and clinical team:
    • Ensures Parsley Health’s services deliver repeatable, reliable health outcomes
    • Use data to measure experience, engagement, and cost savings
  • Lead with data to inform business decisions and to create a high-level of trust, accountability and transparency in decisions.
  • Own / partner on scaleable, measurable organizational change initiatives
  • Evangelize the healthy symbiosis between compassionate, member-centric care delivery and business needs.
    • Together, and only together, these teams improve the member experience.
  • Communicate individual, team, and systemic issues using data, impact analysis, process documentation, and training for relevant, durable solutions.
  • Serve as the company-wide clinical liaison for regulatory matters, process improvement, performance monitoring, and relevant statistical analysis.
  • Spot issues and opportunities with a data-based plan to address.
  • Provide licensed clinical coverage of 50 states + Washington D.C. to meet utilization and capacity requirements
  • Follow all (clinical and administrative) Parsley policies, procedures, pathways and member journeys.
  • Continuously improve care delivery

Cross-functional Leadership across Parsley Health

  • Actively participates in / directly owns select Leadership meetings and responsibilities. Will attend Executive and other meetings to update and communicate up/downs needed.
  • Be a cross-functional partner in the following areas:
    • Data: provide Subject Matter Expertise consultation to Data lead who owns the outcomes data roadmap; and Ops leader who owns clinical operations data tracking.
    • Operations Exec: deliver measurable clinical impact to both topline revenue, margin targets, and clinical outcomes.
    • Sales/Growth: contribute to initiatives, including presenting at conferences and events, supporting sales in key meetings.
    • People: Oversee the planning and execution of medical staff credentialing and of Medical Staff Bylaws, Rules, and Regulations, including peer review and compensation processes.
    • Clinical Operation: monitor capacity, licensing, credentialing, and mid-level credentialing, and oversight with the Lead team.
    • Legal / Regulatory affairs: maintain familiarity with relevant health care laws and concepts (e.g. Stark law, federal anti-kickback statutes, fair-market valuation) and supports systems to ensure adherence. Senior Medical Advisor/Operations lead own execution on compliance.
    • Finance: Understand and can explain our financial model, unit economics and financial targets and is able to align clinicians with business goals.

Deliver Excellent Patient Care

  • Manages a panel of patients by providing approximately 6 patient facing hours weekly at Parsley and demonstrating excellence in completing clinician responsibilities

What you’ll need:

  • Board-certified MD or DO with a focus on functional or integrative medicine
  • Proven acumen in business, digital and data-focused programs and processes
  • Demonstrated leadership in transformative primary care initiatives
  • Passion for working a few hours each week, directly handling patient care
  • Enthusiastic about cross-functional collaboration and innovative healthcare solutions
  • Excellent communication skills and a proven experience driving measurable business impact
  • Deeply experienced leadership of people (at least 5 years)
  • Experience leading clinical teams to meet SLAs and performance guarantees within B2B and payer contracts

Benefits and Compensation:

  • Equity Stake
  • 401(k) + Employer Matching program
  • Remote-first with the option to work from one of our centers in NYC or LA
  • Complimentary Parsley Health Complete Care membership
  • Subsidized Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance plan options
  • Generous 4+ weeks of paid time off
  • Annual professional development stipend
  • Annual wellness stipend

Parsley Health is committed to providing an equitable, fair and transparent compensation program for all employees.

The starting salary for this role is between $250,000 - $275,000, depending on skills and experience. We take a geo-neutral approach to compensation within the US, meaning that we pay based on job function and level, not location.

Individual compensation decisions are based on a number of factors, including experience level, skillset, and balancing internal equity relative to peers at the company. We expect the majority of the candidates who are offered roles at our company to fall healthily throughout the range based on these factors. We recognize that the person we hire may be less experienced (or more senior) than this job description as posted. If that ends up being the case, the updated salary range will be communicated with candidates during the process.

At Parsley Health we believe in celebrating everything that makes us human and are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We embrace diversity and are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. We believe that the more inclusive we are, the better we can serve our members.

Important note:

In light of recent increase in hiring scams, if you're selected to move onto the next phase of our hiring process, a member of our Talent Acquisition team will reach out to you directly from an @parsleyhealth.com email address to guide you through our interview process.

Please note:

  • We will never communicate with you via Microsoft Teams
  • We will never ask for your bank account information at any point during the recruitment process, nor will we send you a check (electronic or physical) to purchase home office equipment

We look forward to connecting!