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Psychiatrist - AMH Treatment Team

Job Description

Georgia Regional Hospital at Savannah is seeking qualified candidates for Psychiatrist - AMH Treatment Team.

Candidates should be (Board Certified or Board Eligible) in Psychiatry with a career interest and/or experience in public hospital psychiatry. This Psychiatrist will enjoy collegial relationships with a large psychiatric/medical staff, and will benefit from, and provide cross coverage among this group. Evening and weekend hours are available. In conjunction with a comprehensive treatment team the Psychiatrist addresses the clinical needs of Child/ Adolescent, Adult and Forensic consumers, utilizing comprehensive care plans including behavioral support and pharmacotherapy. Diagnoses, treats, and helps prevent diseases, physiological disorders and injuries of patients. Provides comprehensive medical services by examining patients, diagnosing conditions and providing treatments. May Direct clinical operations, prepare budgets and/or participate in research efforts.



Graduation from a medical school recognized by the composite state board of medical examiners.

Licensure to practice medicine at a state institution or in the state of Georgia as provided by state law is required.


Preferred Qualifications

Preference will be given to candidates, who in addition to meeting the qualifications listed above, possess the following: 

  • Certification by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
  • Experience in treating persons with serious and persistent mental illnesses, and in providing care as leader and member of an interdisciplinary treatment team
  • Experience working with consumers in adult mental health, addictive disease, forensic psychiatry
  • Completed Residency in Psychiatry
  • Board Certified as a practicing Psychiatrist.


In addition to a competitive salary (Salary Depends On Skills and Experience), we offer a generous benefits package that includes a flexible schedule, training opportunities, employee retirement plan, deferred compensation, 12 paid holidays, vacation and sick leave, dental, vision, long term care, and life insurance.

This position is a pay grade N/A on the statewide salary plan.

Employment Information

This position is located at Georgia Regional Hospital at Savannah in Savannah, Georgia.

Since opening in 1970, GeorgiaRegional Hospital at Savannah (GRHS) has stood as a beacon of hope for consumers in need of mental health, developmental disability and addictive disease services in the southeast region of the state of Georgia.

Savannah, Georgia's First City is first, in family fun for the summer! With more than 50 cultural and historic attractions, there are plenty of museums, galleries, great entertainment and tours to keep busy and beat the heat!

Come join our team of professional staff and make a difference.

Applying for this job

Please email your cover letter and resume in Microsoft Word format to:

To ensure proper routing/handling of your credentials, copy/paste or type the following title in the subject line of your email: Psychiatrist - AMH Treatment Team If you are currently employed by DBHDD, please include "Internal Employee" in the subject line as well.

You may be subject to a Drug Screen. You may be required to submit fingerprints to check for the existence of Criminal History Record Information through the Georgia Bureau of Investigation and the Federal Bureau of Investigation. You do have the right to challenge the contents of any Criminal History that is located, should you choose to do so.

The Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities provides services to ensure the health and welfare of Georgians. As an employee of DBHDD, in the event of an identified emergency you may be required, as a term and condition of employment, to assist in meeting the emergency responsibilities of the department.