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Commonwealth Care Alliance Virtual Medical Control Physician, per diem in Boston, Massachusetts

Why This Role is Important to Us:

The instED Virtual Medical Control Physician is a specially-trained physician that provides remote monitoring and clinical direction in support of high-quality, convenient, and cost-effective advanced urgent care within the home in order to prevent avoidable Emergency Department utilization.

This is a part time position.

6-12 hour shifts, 12pm-12am / minimum commitment of 4-6 shifts per month.

What You'll Be Doing:

  • Provide patient-centered, high-quality care to individuals with complex medical needs

  • Provide on-demand medical direction based on clinical protocols to deliver high quality urgent/acute care in the home

  • Work closely with Paramedicine clinicians and teams

  • Collaborate with Emergency Department providers to facilitate discharge treatment plans as part of ED2Home program

  • Provide clinical duties based on developed clinical protocols and evidence-based clinical decision making

  • Participate in quarterly performance reviews and review related metrics

  • Participate in monthly Case Conferences, based on schedule availability, to improve clinical practice

  • Provide clinical and operational feedback to team members to improve care delivery

  • Collaborate with Care Partners and Primary Care Providers

  • Document visit within the EMR in a complete, accurate, and timely manner

  • Attend onboarding, training, and review required education

  • Protect patient confidentiality

  • Provide clinical care to members via telehealth technologies (video, chat, etc.) for a clinically appropriate clinical care and care management services.

What We're Looking For:


  • Internal Medicine, Family Medicine, or Emergency Medicine MD/DO

  • Current licensure in Massachusetts

  • Current MA Controlled Substance Registration and DEA registration

  • Current CPR and BLS Certification


  • Proficient/experienced in urgent care and inpatient medicine

  • Innovative, team-player, and expert communicator

  • Proven track record of providing high-quality patient care

  • Experience working collaboratively as a team-player


  • Willingness to learn best practice in delivering home-based care

  • Excited and comfortable with remote care delivery model and technology (i.e. telemedicine)

  • Ability to virtually/remotely assess medically complex patients

  • Ability to provide person-centered, medically and clinically appropriate care options to patients

  • Ability to work in a team-based care delivery model

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Willing to learn and utilize telehealth technologies (video, chat, etc.), when appropriate, for a variety of clinical care and care management services.


Ability to speak/read/write English fluently

  • Laptop computer

  • Electronic Health Record

  • Cell phone

  • Telemonitoring equipment

  • Ability to work overnight shift (6pm-6am)

  • Ability to remotely interact with telemonitoring equipment

EEO is The Law

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled

Please note employment with CCA is contingent upon acceptable professional references, a background check (including Mass CORI, employment, education, criminal check, and driving record, (if applicable)), an OIG Report and verification of a valid MA/RN license (if applicable). Commonwealth Care Alliance is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants are considered for positions without regard to veteran status, uniformed service member status, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.