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Clinical Chart Specialist - Admissions

Job Description

The Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities (DBHDD) is currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of Clinical Chart Specialist at Georgia Regional Hospital - Atlanta, located in Decatur, GA. 

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide direct clerical support to the medical staff and nursing staff
  • Responsible for management of the retrieval and processing of patients clinical, legal, medical, and laboratory documents received from other locations
  • Enter data into the computer data management systems
  • Collect patient demographic information and assembling patient charts
  • Oversee and manage the Medical Clearance Processes through various referral agencies
The shift available is 3:30 PM - 12:00 AM  (ADMISSION) 11:30 pm - 8:00 am

Please be sure to indicate the shift you are interested in the submit line of your email.


High school diploma or GED and one year of related experience 


One year of vocational/ technical school or college education 


One year at the lower level or at an equivalent position

Preferred Qualifications

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

  • An Associate Degree in Health Information Technology or at least a year working in an HIM Department


In addition to a competitive salary (), 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 9 on the statewide salary plan.

Employment Information

This position is located at Georgia Regional Hospital of Atlanta in Atlanta (Decatur), Georgia.

A sprawling metropolis of over four million people today, metro Atlanta has the vibrancy of the world’s great urban centers combined with the Southern charm of small town centers such as Roswell and Decatur. Here you’ll find historic sites from the Civil War through the Civil Rights era, as well as world-class shopping, entertainment, and nightlife.

Come to Georgia's capital city and experience first-hand our historic charm and hospitality.

Applying for this job

ADDITIONAL STEP: To be considered for this position, please also click on the link below and provide the information requested:


Please email your cover letter and resume in Microsoft Word format to: GRHAjobs@dhr.state.ga.us

To ensure proper routing/handling of your credentials, copy/paste or type the following title in the subject line of your email: Clinical Chart Specialist - Admissions 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.