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Hospital Administrator

Job Description

The Georgia Department of Behavioral Health & Disabilities is seeking a Hospital Administrator for Georgia Regional Hospital located in Atlanta, Georgia

Job Responsibilities include:
  • Plans, organizes, directs and coordinates the delivery of health services
  • Develops and implements related policies and procedures
  • Monitors and evaluates healthcare programs
  • Provides leadership to subordinate managers and staff


Bachelors degree in a related field and four years experience performing management responsibilities in a health care services environment OR Masters degree in a related field and three years experience performing management responsibilities in a health care services environment OR Doctorate degree and two years experience performing management responsibilities in a health care services environment OR Two years at the lower level or position equivalent

Preferred Qualifications

10+ years hospital experience at the CEO level

Demonstrated experience improving behavioral health service quality at C level in large complex behavioral health organizations

Experience working with DOJ settlement agreements

Demonstrated ability to seek creative solutions to complex organization-wide issues

Fact finding/investigatory skills

Ability to question the way things have been done

Experience managing CRIPA Compliance

Familiarity/expertise with JHACO

Graduate degree in health care, business administration or related area


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 N/A on the statewide salary plan.

Employment Information

This position is located in downtown Atlanta.

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.

We're located across from Underground Atlanta. Parking is nearby as well as direct access to MARTA's rail and bus system.

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

Applying for this job

Please email your cover letter and resume in Microsoft Word format to: recruiting@dbhdd.ga.gov

To ensure proper routing/handling of your credentials, copy/paste or type the following title in the subject line of your email: Hospital Administrator 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.