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Physician - Behavioral Health Emerywood - High Point

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High Point, NC, United States
Job ID: 113790
Job Family: Faculty/Physicians
Status: Full Time
Shift: Day
Job Type: Regular
Department Name: 34011096032001-Behavioral Health Services


Explore an exciting opportunity with the Wake Forest Health Network Behavioral Health Emerywood team as we eagerly welcome a skilled Psychiatrist to join their dynamic outpatient team located in High Point, North Carolina. In this role, you will play a crucial part in addressing both medical and behavioral health needs, applying a holistic approach to patient care. Embrace the opportunity to contribute to comprehensive well-being, making a meaningful impact in the field of Behavioral Health. 

We provide individual therapy services five days a week, delivered by licensed and credentialed staff. Our patient treatment approach is rooted in brief psychotherapy, addressing a spectrum of issues including depression, anxiety, and stress. Must be comfortable working remotely in a virtual team setting. Although telemedicine experience is not required, it is preferred. Must live in the state of North Carolina or be willing to relocate. Alternative schedules can be considered.

What You’ll Do: 

Physicians work to care for patients in a variety of ways, from treating chronic illnesses to advising about preventative healthcare. While physician specialties might vary, the commonality across specialties is that physicians primarily work to diagnose and treat injuries and illnesses. They often do this by performing physical exams, taking medical histories, performing and interpreting diagnostic tests, and recommending a plan of treatment. 


  • Graduation from an accredited medical school; M.D./D.O. degree 
  • Successful completion of residency and at an accredited healthcare institution. 
  • Board certification in primary care or related field from said residency. 
  • Current North Carolina Medical Board Medical License.
  • Current American Heart Association or Red Cross Basic Life Support (BLS).
  • Current Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) and Department of Public Safety (DPS) registration, for prescription writing required.
  • Must be comfortable working remotely in a virtual team setting
  • Although telemedicine experience is not required, it is preferred.
  • Must live in the state of North Carolina or be willing to relocate.

What We Have to Offer:

  • CME Reimbursement: Receive up to $3,500 and 5 additional PTO days/year for Continuing Medical Education.
  • Work/Life Balance: Enjoy flexible working hours.
  • Paid Time Off: Enjoy 12 days of paid time off per year, in addition to Wake Forest Baptist Health recognized holidays (currently 7), and 5 CME days. After the initial term, you will transition to the Managed Time-Off Plan, giving you the flexibility to determine the work/life balance you need.
  • Relocation Assistance: Enjoy $10,000 in relocation assistance, paid within the first 30 days of employment.
  • Career Growth & Stability: Experience a rewarding career with ample opportunities for advancement and stability, supported by a consistently high patient volume.
  • A Rich Quality of Life: Indulge in a vibrant lifestyle within North Carolina’s Piedmont Triad region, boasting an abundance of walking and biking trails, nationally acclaimed golf courses, active arts communities, tantalizing Southern cuisine, and an array of artisan craft breweries and wineries. 

Where You’ll Live: 

The picturesque cities of North Carolina’s Piedmont Triad region are ranked among US News & World Report’s Top 50 Best Places to Live and Top 40 Best Places to Retire in 2023. This includes:

  • Affordable Living: Enjoy a family-friendly and affordable area, with housing costs 31% below the national average.
  • Great Schools: Access to top-notch educational institutions and high-ranking school systems provide excellent opportunities for personal and academic growth. 
  • Vibrant Neighborhoods: Join a regional population of 1.6 million residents, where lively downtowns and family-orientated neighborhoods create a warm and inviting atmosphere.

When you join Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist, you are welcomed into an inclusive culture that celebrates and respects the contributions a diverse team can make together. In our nationally-renowned integrated health system, you can work alongside the most advanced minds in medicine to improve medicine, elevate hope and advance healing – for all.