Telehealth Career Resources
Telehealth career resources for residents, fellows, and students.
When you work in telemental health, you can help a community you love from wherever you live, on a flexible schedule.
Getting your start in telehealth
Whether you’re a resident looking to specialize in psychiatry or are completing a training program for a behavioral health license, there’s a lot to consider when exploring all the possibilities of a career in mental health. Maybe you’re looking to work with a population close to your heart or maintain a work-life balance to shield yourself from burnout. Whatever the need, telehealth has a lot of valuable benefits that can help you make the most of your career.
At Iris, we work with behavioral health professionals from all across the country to ensure they have what they need to succeed in their careers. From value-based care and remote work to covering licensing and credentialing services, DEA fees, and occurrence-based malpractice insurance – we walk with providers throughout their careers to help ensure the best possible experience for them and their patients.
We also provide a wealth of learning opportunities for future candidates. While the list is long, some programs include patient experience training, leadership development workshops, the economics of practicing medicine, and billing and coding workshops.
Job hunting tips and tricks
Wherever you are in your journey, there are a few tips and tricks that can help you along the way to your dream job!
Let your passion shine through
Lead with what you love and show enthusiasm during your interview! Tell the interviewer where you were, where you are, and where you want to be in your career.
Update your online profiles
Make sure your CV and online profiles are up to date and error-free. Put that you’re open to work on LinkedIn, and register for Doximity. It can also help to invest in a professional headshot.
Do interview prep work
Research the company before your interview, prepare to articulate your timeline, and be responsive in your communication.
Pursue networking opportunities
Attend networking events like career fairs, alumni events, conferences, and conventions. You can even network online by joining social media groups.
Create your brand
Your brand is an extension of you and helps you stand out from the pack! Develop your brand by creating a mission statement highlighting your mission, vision, and values.
Nail your interview
Be on time, try not to reschedule, and log in early for virtual interviews. It’s also important to stay engaged, ask follow-up questions, and know your salary requirements before the conversation.
The hiring process
We understand you have job offers coming at you from every direction. Our goal is to get to know you first so that we can offer you the right job. We pride ourselves on being transparent and upfront with all of the critical details that will affect your day-to-day job satisfaction. From clinical setting to scheduling details, to cultural fit, we are committed to ensuring the role is a perfect fit for you.
We will take the time to learn about your clinical setting and scheduling preferences a well as your practice philosophies. We will also answer any questions you may have about telepsychiatry and working with Iris. This is done through a series of phone and video conversations.
Placement and licensure
Once you’ve decided Iris is a fit for you, your dedicated Clinical Hiring Manager will identify opportunities that fit your criteria. Together, you decide on a clinic or hospital that’s a long-term fit for you. At the same time, our credentialing team works with you to get the appropriate state licensure if needed.
Meet & greet
Your dedicated Clinical Hiring Manager schedules an initial meeting with you and your potential new clinic. After that meeting, you will be presented with a Service Summary detailing the specifics of your placement. If all parties agree, we move to onboarding!
Your dedicated Clinical Operations Manager and Credentialing Coordinator will handle all the administrative items needed to get you set up at your new clinic. This will include everything from completing credentialing forms for you to getting you set up with your technology and EMR training with your clinic.
On the first day of go-live, your Clinical Operations Manager (COM) ensures that you get connected with your clinic and that your appointments go off without a hitch. Your COM will maintain an ongoing relationship with you and your clinic to support you throughout the lifetime of your partnership with that clinic.
Let the data be your guide
Iris is a medical group that knows from experience what both providers and patients need. We have earned a reputation for providing outstanding customer service and excellent clinical care.
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Iris Telehealth: One of the top-rated telepsychiatry companies
What they’re saying
“For the first time in 30 years of practice, I feel the invisible and tangible support of everyone involved in making Iris a top telepsychiatry company. We owe it to Iris's vision to create a system of care that actually works for everyone involved.”
“Iris spent time getting to know my working preferences and found a good fit. We met regularly to discuss how things were going, make changes as needed, and to advocate on our behalf. I know they are there and will be responsive to my needs.”
“Working with Iris has been a pleasure and every interaction I’ve had with the Iris team has been positive, kind, and helpful. Having that level of professionalism and kindness throughout an organization is not easy to accomplish!”
“I've been striving to achieve work-life balance since becoming a social worker. You're supposed to love what you do when it comes to your career, and Iris has truly revitalized the love for therapy that I first felt almost 10 years ago.”