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Job Description

The Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities, Georgia Regional Hospital At Savannah, is seeking qualified candidates for our NEW Forensic Expansion:

2 Positions: Charge Nurse (RN) PG15

7 Positions: Forensic Service Technician 1 (FST1) PG8

2 Positions: Psychiatrist


JOB DESCRIPTIONS (copy the link and paste in your web browser):

Charge Nurse http://www.spa.ga.gov/jobdescriptionsapp/jobsalarydetail.asp?jobcode=71101

Forensic Service Tech 1 http://www.spa.ga.gov/jobdescriptionsapp/jobsalarydetail.asp?jobcode=70807

Psychiatrist http://www.spa.ga.gov/jobdescriptionsapp/jobsalarydetail.asp?jobcode=70975


When you send your resume saved in format compatible with MS Word 2007 version to the email address listed below, you must include in the subject line FORENSIC EXPANSION and POSITION TITLE.


Entry Qualifications are listed in the links posted above.

Preferred Qualifications

Please view the job descriptions above for the minimum qualifications. Some positions may have PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS and they are listed as follows:


Charge Nurse: State of Georgia License, 2 years experience in supervisory role

Forensic Service Tech 1: One year experience in Mental Health or experience working in security. Must have a valid Driver's License. 

Psychiatrist: Board Certified, licensed in State of Georgia - may start with temporary or provisional license.


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: grhs_hr@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: ALL NEW FORENSIC EXPANSION 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.