Virtual Sleep Medicine Specialist
Posted on Friday, August 25, 2023
Heartbeat Health is a venture-backed health tech startup revolutionizing the delivery of cardiovascular care. Our vision is a world where cardiac conditions are detected early, care coordination is friction-free, and at-risk individuals are empowered to live long, heart-healthy lives. Powered by a connected ecosystem of heart health providers, Heartbeat delivers a range of clinical services, including same-day diagnostic reads, televisits, and virtual care programs for patients with atrial fibrillation, vascular disease, and heart failure. We have been featured on TechCrunch, CNBC, Fast Company, and Forbes – and listed on CB Insights Top 150 Digital Health Startups, New York Digital Health Top 100 Startups, and BuiltIn’s 2023 Best Places to Work.
We are seeking a skilled and compassionate Virtual Sleep Medicine Specialist to provide remote consultation and expertise in the field of sleep medicine. As a Virtual Sleep Medicine Specialist, you will diagnose, treat, and manage various sleep-related disorders through telemedicine, offering patients the convenience of accessing specialized care from their own homes.
About the gig
- Conduct virtual consultations with patients seeking diagnosis, treatment, and management of sleep disorders such as sleep apnea, insomnia, and more.
- Review patients' medical histories, interpret sleep study results, and conduct comprehensive assessments through video calls.
- Develop personalized and evidence-based treatment plans that account for patients' unique sleep disorders, medical history, and lifestyle.
- Prescribe medications, lifestyle modifications, and other interventions to improve patients' sleep quality and overall well-being.
- Educate patients about their sleep disorders, treatment options, and the significance of healthy sleep habits.
- Collaborate virtually with other healthcare professionals, such as primary care physicians and cardiologists, to ensure comprehensive patient care.
- Stay updated on the latest research, advancements, and virtual healthcare practices in sleep medicine.
- Participate in virtual medical conferences, webinars, and research activities to contribute to the field's knowledge.
- Maintain accurate and secure electronic medical records, adhering to privacy and regulatory guidelines.
- Medical degree (MD or DO) from an accredited institution.
- Board certification or eligibility in Sleep Medicine from a recognized medical board.
- Active medical license to practice in the relevant jurisdiction.
- Completion of a residency program, preferably in Internal Medicine or Neurology, followed by a fellowship in Sleep Medicine.
- Proficiency in telemedicine platforms and virtual communication tools.
- Strong diagnostic skills and the ability to formulate effective treatment plans remotely.
- Excellent virtual communication skills, with the ability to convey complex medical information clearly.
- Empathy and a patient-centered approach to care, fostering trust and rapport in a virtual setting.
- Commitment to staying current with the latest advancements in sleep medicine.
- Self-motivated and capable of providing specialized care in a virtual environment.
Why you'll love working here
- We're mission-driven: we're revolutionizing the way cardiovascular care is delivered
- Up for the challenge: make a big impact by joining a fast-growing team in its early stages
- Great people: become a part of something incredible, and do it with an exceptionally talented, multidisciplinary team.
- We care about diversity: diversity allows us to build an excellent patient experience. We are an equal opportunity employer and we do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.
In addition to finding people who are truly excellent at what they do, our team is founded on a set of values we hold close to heart:
- Put patients first.
- Be amazing without ego.
- Stay hungry and focused.
- Be accountable.
- Promote open and authentic communication.
- Assume the best in others.
- Have fun.
You’re open to new ideas, thoughtful in your approach, pragmatic in your delivery, constantly learning, and up for a challenge. You elevate the work of those around you. You want the superpower to save millions of lives.
We’re an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.