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WakeMed Physician, Psychiatry (Cary, NC)

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Job ID 31508 Job Category Physician Shift Day Employment Type Full-Time Campus WakeMed Cary Hospital (Cary) Department PSYCHIATRY

About WakeMed:
WakeMed Cary Hospital provides exceptional patient care to the residents of Cary, N.C., and the surrounding area.

The only hospital in western Wake County, the full-service, 198-bed Cary Hospital offers an array of services including: surgical services and day surgery center, Women's Pavilion & Birthplace, intensive care, general medical and surgical care, telemetry monitoring unit, cardiac catheterization and vascular labs, a chest pain center, a sleep center and outpatient ancillary services, including pelvic floor therapy.

Cary Hospital is certified by The Joint Commission as an Advanced Primary Stroke Center and has received accreditation in Heart Failure and Chest Pain from the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care (SCPC). The hospital is designated as a Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence® by the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS). Cary Hospital is also accredited by BCBSNC and other major insurers as a Center of Excellence in Hip and Knee Surgery and in Maternity Care.

Cary Hospital is part of the WakeMed Health & Hospitals system, a nationally recognized, private, not-for-profit health care organization founded and based in Raleigh, N.C. Serving the community since 1961, WakeMed exists to improve the health and well-being of our community by providing outstanding, compassionate, patient- and family-centered care to all. The 919-bed system is accredited by The Joint Commission and designated Magnet by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. WakeMed’s team of more than 9,300 employees, 250 employed physicians, 1,500 volunteers, 1,200 affiliated physicians use the most advanced technologies along with the best minds and the biggest hearts to ensure the finest quality in health care and community health. For more information, visit

Position Information:
Full time BC/BE C-L Psychiatrist at WakeMed Cary to join more than 330 other multi-specialty physicians in a growing role within our Hospital Community

The WakeMed Physician Practices Psychiatry team sees psychiatric patients in a consult-liaison service within our state-of-the-art WakeMed and Cary hospital locations.  

We are seeking candidates who like practicing with a team approach model similar to that of an inpatient psychiatric facility, yet have the autonomy to manage their practice and would like to have potential future leadership and strategic participation.

We prefer experience with C/L and crisis intervention in an inpatient environment with geropsych experience not required but a plus.

• Consult Liaison opportunity with the largest healthcare system in Wake County/Raleigh area
• Behavioral Health support team
• Morning start flexibility to maintain work-life balance
• Competitive base salary with consistent incentive potential
• Very generous CME allotment and licensure/board certification fees covered
• Comprehensive Benefit package – vacation, health, dental, life insurance
• 403b contribution and matching
• Paid malpractice coverage
• Relocation/Commencement bonus potential
• Strong camaraderie among team of 6 providers and supported by experienced APP and psychiatric social workers

WakeMed is known for placing a high value on quality results, caring and compassionate physicians and culture that fosters work/life balance. Our organization is boosted by over 1,100 WakeMed Volunteers as the WakeMed Foundation is a model of philanthropic contribution.

We are situated in a vibrant growing community and the area is consistently ranked among the top 10 best cities for employment potential, quality of life and year round outdoor activities in a temperate climate (2 hours to the beach and 2 hours to the mountains).

Our area also provides an ideal family environment with quality school systems, unsurpassed recreational options, and an effervescent technology and biotech research epicenter of activity.

Contact in Confidence: Kirk Sears at


Experience Requirements:
Fellowship/Internship/Residency - Related Area Required

Education Required:
Doctorate Medicine Required

Licensure/Certification Requirements:
Licensed Medical Physician Required

Hours of Work:
8 hours / Mon - Fri

Weekend Requirements:
Every Fourth

Call Requirements:
night & weekend rotation with MD team

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