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U.S. Psychiatric Medicaid Lead

Rocket Doctor

Rocket Doctor

Newport Beach, CA, USA
Posted on Thursday, March 21, 2024


Rocket Doctor is a digital health platform and marketplace designed to intelligently match patients with the best clinician for their needs, while utilizing AI-fueled software, a unique support system and remote medical devices. We are breaking down obstacles that limit access to quality, comprehensive and cost-effective healthcare, especially tailored to patients on Medicaid and in rural and remote communities, providing doctors with the tools and resources they need to run successful, patient-focused virtual practices.

We believe that every person deserves equal access to quality healthcare and are looking for team members who are motivated to learn, grow, and innovate, while making a meaningful difference. We launched just under three years ago and have enabled more than 300 MDs to provide care to more than 300,000 patients. Our growth continues at a rocket pace! 🚀

This is your chance to get in early joining the team of our rapidly growing company so that together we can bring high quality care to millions of patients around the World!


Rocket Doctor’s U.S. Psychiatrist Medicaid Lead (USPML) will be a physician leader responsible for recruiting, supporting and overseeing Medicaid and psychiatry within Rocket Doctor in the United States. As well, they will join the U.S. MD Advisor team (USMDA), collaborating to assist physicians and programs within Rocket Doctor while generally helping to grow and optimize the medical side of the company through strategic planning.

  • The primary objective of the USPML is to help develop Rocket Doctor’s brand of improving equity for psychiatric patients within virtual care.
  • The USPML will also be responsible for working with the provider success team to help answer questions about onboarding patients who have Medicaid, oversee questions about credentialing with Medicaid and familiarize new MDs with the requirements.
  • The USPML will also liaise with our billing provider on any questions related to Medicaid billing and psychiatric care
  • The USPML will need to be available asynchronously and occasionally synchronously on Slack - both the corporate and physician facing sides - in order to help support psychiatrists and RD staff with relevant issues that may from time to time arise
  • The USPML will work with the USMDA to help develop the Medicaid requirements in the physician handbook
  • The USPL will work on any project or grant related work that requires expertise on Medicaid billing to help advance and improve patient outcomes and the utility of RD.
  • This position will also provide an opportunity based on performance, to earn pay bonuses and greater responsibilities / promotions as Rocket Doctor grows as a company


  • Be a BC/BE psychiatrist in the US
  • Be organized, positive and uplifting. The USPML is a representative of Rocket Doctor and is an exemplar of how we expect psychiatrists working on our platform to perform and interact with patients and Rocket Doctor staff
  • Maintain the standard of professionalism established by your state’s licensing body as well as inform Rocket Doctor if you have any formal outstanding professionalism complaints
  • Troubleshooting and planning around emerging psychiatry and Medicaid billing roadblocks and challenges
  • Proactive management of the psychiatrist journey
  • Knowledge of EMR, RD’s extensions as well as privacy requirements in the USA (HIPAA)
  • Business and tech savvy acumen
  • Engagement with the physician advisory team as well as product development team for process improvement initiatives
  • Maintain a professional and respectful relationship with all RD staff and patient correspondence
  • Ability to work with confidential company information


  • Position is remote in the U.S. Must be able to adequately perform the above duties with reasonable accommodation. Requirements to be adjusted quarterly.

Equity Statement

We are committed to fostering an inclusive, equitable, and accessible environment, where everyone feels valued, respected and supported, with a workforce and group of suppliers that reflect the diversity of our community. We particularly encourage women, black people, indigenous peoples, people of color, and members of the LGBTQIA community to apply.