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Medical Director - Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist [Part-Time or Full-Time]



Posted on Friday, February 2, 2024

About the Role:

Brightline provides virtual child and adolescent mental health services across all 50 states. We are seeking a Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist to serve as a Medical Director to help us continue to expand Behavioral Health Access Nationwide! At Brightline, our Child & Adolescent Psychiatrists partner with many cross-functional teams to support continual growth and delivery of our virtual care model!

Why You Are Excited About The Role:

Exceptional Care:

  • Manage a caseload and provide comprehensive care services to children and teens as part of a multidisciplinary team

  • Provide psychiatric diagnostic evaluations and ongoing medication management.

  • Ensure a high standard of care in all aspects of service delivery

  • Document work meticulously, including session notes, care plans, and progress in the electronic health record


  • Provide strong leadership to the psychiatry team (e.g APRN’s, pediatricians, psychiatrists, and prescribers), as well as to coaches and therapists

  • Adhere to collaborative practice agreement guidelines

  • Conduct office hours, case reviews, and ensure the team's adherence to quality practices

  • Ensure that prescribing clinicians are adhering to all policies & procedures and a high overall quality of care

  • Identify core areas of improvement for psychiatry service delivery


  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams (Engineers, Product, Care Operations, Care Quality) for feature enhancements

  • Participate in testing and feedback sessions to drive continuous improvement and innovation in care delivery

  • Engage in testing and feedback sessions across Brightline care delivery and product teams

Support Innovation and Growth:

  • Acquire new state licenses (with administrative support and financial sponsorship)

  • Contribute to the growth and development of the organization through active participation in innovation initiatives, including identifying innovation opportunities

Why We Are Excited About You:

Clinical Expertise:

  • Board-certified Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist

  • Proven expertise in conducting comprehensive Psychiatric evaluations, diagnoses, and treatments for a diverse range of mental health concerns in pediatric patients

  • Ability to work collaboratively within a multidisciplinary team to incorporate a pathway-driven approach to delivering high-quality and evidence-based care to members and families

Experience leading pediatric mental health clinical services:

  • Proficient in guiding and inspiring teams through mentorship, fostering trust, and cultivating a growth-oriented mindset for personal and collective development

  • Passionate about cultivating inclusive cultures, emphasizing clinical excellence, and establishing a safety-oriented, blame-free environment

A commitment to spearheading and fostering innovation in delivering care:

  • Passionate for leading technology-driven, state-of-the-art care delivery models that enable our mission of building a bright future for every child and teen

  • Experience working collaboratively with cross-functional teams (product, engineering, and clinical operations) to establish innovative care delivery models

  • Dedicated to bridging practice gaps by exploring new methodologies and continually seeking improved care models

  • Proficiency in balancing risk for change while ensuring patient safety and legal compliance

Technically Literate & Adaptable:

  • Comfort with scalable approaches to care delivery and innovation using telehealth

  • An innate comfort and familiarity with using various technologies and tools, coupled with the ability to quickly learn and adapt to new platforms or software

  • Ability to pivot and adapt to changing technological landscapes, adopting new tools or processes quickly to optimize workflow and productivity

  • Capability to foster clear and concise communication in a remote setting, ensuring team members are well-informed, engaged, and aligned on objectives

Why You’ll Love Working With Brightline:

  • We are fully remote!

  • 100% Malpractice Insurance Coverage

  • Access to cultural competency training through our partnership with Violet

  • You’ll receive perks such as Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance, 401(k), Home Office Reimbursements, and Learning & Development Reimbursements.

  • You’ll be part of a collaborative and supportive team!

Compensation Philosophy:

At Brightline we have built a total rewards philosophy that includes fair, equitable, competitive, geo-based compensation that is performance and potential based. Our strategy is based on robust market research, including external advisory specializing in national compensation, and thoughtful input from every level of our organization. It is a combination of a cash salary, equity, benefits, wellbeing, and opportunity. In compliance with the Equal Pay for Equal Work Act this is a part time or full-time, salaried position. The annual part-time salary will be equivalent to $124,800 - $176,800.

Our Commitment to Building a Diverse, Equitable, and Inclusive Workforce:

At Brightline, we believe that Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging are essential to the foundation that we build our mission upon. We are compelled to build a future where all families can access inclusive, high-quality care. We are committed to creating an environment that encourages our employees to show up authentically, reach their highest potential, and have an equal opportunity to thrive. We are committed to systematically evaluating and improving our inherent beliefs, observed behaviors, structures, and systems. We are committed to ensuring that every employee, candidate, client, and family we serve is valued and respected.

About Brightline:

Brightline is on a mission to build a bright future for every child. We’re convening a team of leading clinicians, technologists, business leaders, and creative thinkers to completely transform what behavioral health care looks like. Together, we’re building exceptional technology and real-world care to bring families a warm, supportive, and goal-oriented experience of care that will help them thrive.

Founded in 2019, Brightline is the leading comprehensive behavioral health platform for families, backed by $215M in funding from leading investors, including Oak HC/FT and Threshold Ventures. As we grow quickly across the country, we’re looking for exceptional team members who, like us, are eager to transform behavioral health in this country and change lives.