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Sr. Medical Director

Valera Health

Valera Health

Posted on Tuesday, June 6, 2023

Valera Health is a best-in-class tele-mental health service company that uses digital technology to deliver high-quality and culturally appropriate behavioral healthcare.

Why Valera?

We know how critical having access to quality mental health care is. We envision a world where people are able to receive the help they need from anywhere, and it starts with Valera Health.

At Valera Health, we practice complete care and believe that great care happens when we work together. We employ a comprehensive care approach that combines therapy and medication management with overall wellness promotion. We make sure our patients are supported between visits with personalized tools and resources and an easy way to reach out for help. Our team works together to provide treatment that is comprehensive, coordinated, and tailored to patients.

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Valera Health is searching for a Sr. Medical Director who is passionate about delivering the best clinical care for our patients. In this role, you’ll develop and oversee a department of providers across the country. Our clinicians use Valera Health’s proprietary telehealth platform to deliver comprehensive, accessible, and high-quality behavioral health care.

Join the Valera Community:

● Full malpractice and tail coverage

● Full-service processing and coverage of cost for additional state licensure

● Continuing education and clinical consultation/supervision

● Work from home or your office

● Our clinicians use Valera Health’s proprietary telehealth platform to deliver comprehensive, accessible, and high-quality behavioral health care.


● Work in a collaborative care environment, providing consultation, education and supervision to colleagues to provide excellent, evidence-based mental health medication management. Evaluate for general medical health and make referrals for medical follow-ups, as needed

● Scale a department of nurse practitioners and psychiatrists along with medical assistants across the country; supporting Valera’s vision, values and focusing on creating an inclusive and high quality patient-care culture

● Lead the work of applying process improvement techniques to analyze, identify, and implement changes to workflow, staff, and organizational structure that improve operational efficiency and effectiveness in the areas of authority of the Senior Medical Director. Utilize outcome data, daily huddles to monitor key performance indicators and identify improvement opportunities.

● Lead clinical utilization review efforts (e.g. appropriateness of service, intensity of service and NCQA measures) on a prospective, concurrent, or retrospective basis coordinating with care management team and operational team.

● Assist with NCQA Quality Strategy Development

● Responsible for identifying hiring needs, staff development, coaching, performance reviews, corrective actions, and termination of employees. Provide feedback to direct reports including regular one-on-ones and performance evaluations.



● Graduate of an accredited medical school with an M.D.

● Completion of a US-based residency program

● Board certified or board eligible in Psychiatry

● Experience with telehealth patient management OR comfortable learning new technology

● 5+ years of management of psychiatry/ or behavioral health department


● Multiple active state licenses

● Proven ability in medical leadership position possessing clinical credibility with peers and the ability to be a team player and team builder

● Demonstrated scaling of clinical team across multiple states

● A commitment to evidence-based practices and measurement-based care

● Comfort in environments with frequent ambiguity and change

● Comfortable with learning to use various tech tools and using them to your advantage to increase efficiency and impact

● Reliable and team oriented. As a remote employee, you will be expected to work independently, proactively take ownership of initiatives, and communicate regularly with your team.

Fair work deserves fair wages. We at Valera value this role between 250k-290k with the potential for an annual performance bonus.

Valera Health Mission Statement:

To provide compassionate mental healthcare to those who need it the most, when they need it the most.

Valera Health Values:

  • Follow the data, embrace change, and adapt purposefully
  • Build an authentic, inclusive, and engaged community
  • Collaborate and work as a team
  • Invest in our team members and their development
  • Incorporate diversity and equity every step of the way
  • Treat others with dignity and operate with integrity

Benefits include but not limited to:

  • Health Insurance
  • Vision/Dental
  • 401k
  • Paid Time Off
  • STD
  • Life Insurance
  • And many more

Be part of our mission!

We are very proud of the work that we do and it takes a great team to make it happen! If you are interested in one of our open positions, we’d love to start the conversation.

We hire people from all backgrounds because that’s what it takes to build a team that can reach and support those in need of high-quality behavioral healthcare. We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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