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Physician OD (Hourly)

Job Description

The Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities (DBHDD), is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Physician, OD (On-Call Doctor) in Admissions at Georgia Regional Hospital At Savannah (please visit www.garegionalsavannah.com for more information).

 NOTE: This is a part-time position that averages 29 work hours a week.

Job Description:

Provide assessments to new patients at Admissions Office and provide emergent assessment and treatment to inpatients during off-hours. Job Responsibilities & Performance Standards: 1. Reviews new referrals from referral sources, such as Emergency Departments. 3. Conducts doctor-to-doctor conversation to decide if the patient meets admitting criteria. 4. Provides initial assessments to new patients 5. Develops initial treatment plans for patients being admitted. 6. Provides emergency medical care to inpatient when needed 8. Refers patients to outpatient services if they are not admitted.

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 the hospital location and position title.


Graduation from a medical school recognized by the composite state board of medical examiners Licensure or license eligible to practice medicine at a state institution or in the state of Georgia as provided by state law is required

Preferred Qualifications

Licensed to practice medicine in the state of Georgia.


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: Physician OD (Hourly) 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.