9 Companies With Work-at-Home Physician Jobs

The overall outlook for work-at-home physician jobs isn’t as good as some other medical jobs from home. The education, experience, and mindset required to become a physician mean that the pay scale and responsibility level of many work-at-home jobs simply aren’t enough. Many physicians who choose to work at home do so for personal life-balance reasons and work in part-time positions.

For those looking for a full-time, nonclinical physician job that can be telecommuted, your best bet is probably to contact a healthcare recruiter.

In addition to the companies below, if you are an MD or have a Ph.D. in a medical field, another option for working at home is to become an online college faculty member or subject matter expert. 

01
Aetna

This major insurance company hires nurses and physicians to work from home. While some positions are specifically designed for telework, in others, telework opportunities can ​be considered. Search its jobs database with keyword "telework."

02
American Well

This Boston-based company offers telehealth consultations, online practices, clinical collaboration, and medical mobile apps to patients, providers, and employers. The firm hires medical doctors and registered nurses who work from home.

03
Covance

This U.S.-based biopharmaceutical development services ​company, or a contract research organization, has preclinical and clinical research operations in more than 25 countries and more than 10,000 employees worldwide. It hires clinical research associates to work from home and physicians as medical directors in specific locations in the U.S., Canada, and Europe. Use "home-based" to search its jobs database.

04
Humana

Some of the work-at-home positions in this major care company have geographic requirements. Most are for registered nurses but it sometimes has opportunities for medical coders, chart auditors, licensed insurance reps, accountants, physicians, and salespeople.

05
McKesson

The nation's largest healthcare services company, McKesson specializes in pharmaceutical distribution and healthcare IT systems and software. It hires nurses and physicians in nonclinical work-at-home jobs.

06
MedCases

Providing continuing medical education (CME), this company develops peer-reviewed, case-based, medical education initiatives for physicians, students and other healthcare practitioners. 

07
Professional Dynamics Inc. (PDI)

This California-based company provides service in the workers compensation industry, and to first- party medical and employee benefit sectors. Some nurse case manager and physician peer review positions are telecommuting.

08
Virtual Medical Group

Board certified physicians connect with patients via video conferencing, telephone, and internet chat, consulting with and possibly writing prescriptions for patients in the states in which they are licensed.

09
vRad, Inc.

This company, formerly known as Virtual Radiologic Teleradiology Services, is a provider of teleradiology services and solutions. It hires radiologists to work from home. Requirements include ABR or ABOR certification, hold at least one state license, eligible for hospital credentialing and available high-speed internet access. Full medical liability insurance is provided.