Telemed Neurologist at Synapticure (S20)
We deliver personalized medicine for ALS patients
Remote
Full-time
About Synapticure

The era of personalized care is finally coming to ALS. Synapticure gives all ALS patients access to the best care while fueling the advancement of personalized treatments for every type of ALS.

About the role

Synapticure, a venture-backed startup, is recruiting a neurologist to provide clinical care to ALS patients through the company’s telemedicine platform.  Synapticure aims to provide every ALS patient end-to-end clinical care and treatment, using our telemedicine platform to take patients and guide them through their entire care journey. We are devoted to helping patients, from guidance on care and insurance to providing the full spectrum of investigational and clinical testing to improve outcomes. We are committed to using this information for patients to find targeted, personalized therapies and ultimately to speed the development of treatments that can cure their ALS.

The telemedicine neurologist will be responsible for synchronous video / voice and asynchronous communications with potential, probable or confirmed diagnosed ALS patients. The neurologist will provide care, file review and testing as defined as relevant by the physician ownership and support patient(s) through their care journey.

Potential responsibilities

  • Discussing and reviewing patients' medical history, symptoms, and current medications.
  • Establish care with patient under relevant telemedicine laws
  • Determine through medical history review and through virtual visit if additional testing may be necessary to support the confirmation of a diagnosis, and provide referrals and orders to support such testing and care
  • Review the current treatment plans to the patient and identify, per protocols defined by the physician order, if additional treatment is or could be relevant for the patientPrescribing various diagnostic tests to aid in providing accurate diagnoses.
  • Analyzing diagnostic test results and explaining them to patients.
  • Prescribing suitable medications to patients and providing proper dosage and administration instructions.
  • Maintaining accurate records of patients' contact details, medical history, prescribed medications, allergies, diagnoses, and progress.
  • Advising patients on suitable diets and exercise regimens to improve their overall health.
  • Assisting patients in managing chronic health conditions.
  • Provide asynchronous ongoing support to patient and / or patient’s care team as is relevant.

Requirements

  • Passionate about the intersection of technology, health care delivery and democratizing access to quality care for all patients
  • Doctor of Medicine (MD) and at least two years of specialty training in an accredited neurology residency programLicense to practice medicine, and a willingness to obtain additional state medical licenses.
  • Board-certified to provide neurological careEffective communication skills across diverse constituents; executives, medical staff,  office staff, technology specialists, and government organizations. 
  • Entrepreneurial-minded with a noticeable enthusiasm for the business model, while exhibiting strong integrity and commitment to exercising independent medical judgment and quality of care.
  • Licensure and Credentialing in multiple states is a plus.

Synapticure aims to provide every ALS patient end-to-end clinical care and treatment, using our telemedicine platform to take patients and guide them through their entire care journey. We are devoted to helping patients, from guidance on care and insurance to providing the full spectrum of investigational and clinical testing to improve outcomes. We are committed to using this information for patients to find targeted, personalized new potential therapies and ultimately to speed the development of treatments that can cure their ALS.

If the above describes a company you would like to meet, we would welcome getting to know you!

Technology

Full-stack tele-neurology stitching together existing EMR/EHR infrastructure with structured data to drive R&D for drug development and personalized care decision making. Currently built on Javascript, Node, React, Postgres, and AWS.

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