Deputy Chief Medical Officer / GP (Digital Health)

Islington, London and Remote working
02 Nov 2021
30 Nov 2021
Career Level
Medical Officer
Contract Type
Full Time

Lemonaid Health is teaming up with Boots Pharmacy to provide the “Boots Online Doctor Service”. Lemonaid Health is a mission driven technology startup committed to providing quality, innovative healthcare to patients remotely. We’re recruiting GPs now, to help us deliver and develop our services.

Our UK clinical team is made up of GPs, Nurses, Pharmacists and a nutritionist. In the USA, we are a group of 150 entrepreneurial people comprising clinicians, engineers, designers, HR, IT support and customer support services. We live by our Lemonaid Guiding Principles including never saying “that’s how we’ve always done it” and championing equality. Interested in being part of our journey? Apply today and join our growing team of Lemons!

This position is located in London and reports to our Chief Medical Officer.

Compensation: Negotiable.

What you'll do:

  • Lead by example developing our kind, fun and quality ethos.
  • Work using our Guiding Principles.
  • Work closely with the CMO.
  • Be part of our governance team, ensuring safe and innovative service development
  • Lead on specific governance processes
  • Develop and work within our guidelines.
  • Offer clinical guidance to GP and Pharmacists.
  • Undertake video and asynchronous consultations ( 50% of your time- flexible).
  • Use our secure technology platform for all patient interactions
  • Maintain your own skills and CPD.
  • Work from our offices in London (Islington). Some remote working is possible.
  • Part time or full time considered.
  • Some weekend work on rotation.

What You'll Bring

  • Full registration on GMC GP Register
  • GP work for 5 years minimum
  • MRCGP (or equivalent) and strong clinical knowledge in relevant areas.
  • Experience of governance processes
  • Experience of remote patient consultations.
  • Flexibility- you need this to thrive in our start-up mentality.
  • Humility

Nice to have:

  • Experience in Sexual Health and/or Psychiatry.
  • NHS and private experience
  • Teaching experience
  • Strong IT skills.
  • Strong report writing skills.

Why we think you’ll be excited about us:

The Lemonaid Health team is super friendly and we enjoy working together on common goals. We have a culture that values truth seekers and speakers, where respect for one another is fundamental. We follow a set of guiding principles in everything we do:

1 - Aim for “wow” in everything we do, celebrate wow.
2 - Be driven by our mission to increase access to healthcare.
3 - Lead in innovation - act first.
4 - Communicate clearly using the correct communication medium.
5 - Set a high bar for ourselves and each other - provide and take feedback.
6 - Be proactive - never say “that’s just how we always do it”.
7 - Champion equality - proactively be anti-discriminatory.

Lemonaid Health is committed to providing equal employment opportunities and bases all hiring decisions upon business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications without regard to race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or expression, or Veteran status.


Sorry that this notice is so technical, but it contains important information that we’re required to tell you, including about how we’ll process your data in the United States of America. If you join Lemonaid you’ll see that we take regulatory compliance very seriously.

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