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Internal Medicine Hourly Physician- Admissions

Job Description

The Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities (DBHDD) is currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of Hourly Internist covering Weekends/2nd shift at Georgia Regional Hospital - Atlanta, located in Decatur, GA.




Job Description

Candidates should be Board Certified or Board Eligible in Internal Medicine or Family Medicine with a career interest and/or experience in public hospital psychiatry. This Physician will enjoy collegial relationships with psychiatric medical staff and will provide hospital coverage on the weekends and 2nd shift.  This position addresses the medical needs of Adult and Forensic consumers and will diagnose, treat, and helps prevent diseases, physiological disorders and injuries of patients. Provides comprehensive medical services by examining patients, diagnosing conditions and providing treatments.  


3 Open Positions


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 Internal Medicine or Family Medicine
  • Experience in treating persons with serious and persistent medical 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


/ hour. This is an hourly position with no benefits associated.

Employment Information

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

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Applying for this job

Please email your cover letter and resume in Microsoft Word format to: clinicalrecruiting@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: Internal Medicine Hourly Physician- 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.