Sep 11, 2020

Forensic Clinical Director / Psychiatrist - Central State Hospital

  • GeorgiaGov
  • Milledgeville, GA, USA

Job Description

Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities, Georgia Department of - DBHDD

Job Posting

:Jul 25, 2019-

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CentralState Hospital (CSH) iscurrently seeking a Forensic ClinicalDirector . CSH is the home of Georgia’smaximum secure forensic hospital, operated in the Payton B. Cook building inMilledgeville. The hospital serves individuals who are referred by the criminaljustice system for pre-trial psychiatric evaluation and/or inpatient treatment;those who have been found not guilty by reason of insanity at the time ofcommission of a crime or mentally incompetent to stand trial; and those who areadmitted on hold orders from jails for psychiatric evaluation, treatment andstabilization.

This critical medical leader will develop and implementrelated policies and procedures, monitor and evaluate programs, and providetransformational medical leadership to the 182 bed hospital. Central State Hospital is the premierForensic Hospital operated by Georgia Department of Behavioral Health &Developmental Disabilities (DBHDD).

The successful candidate will have the followingqualifications, traits, and experience:

BoardCertification in Forensic Psychiatry A currentState of Georgia license to practice medicine Significant medical experience leading,managing, and coordinating forensic behavioral health services Demonstrated experience improving medicalservices in a large complex behavioral health organization The ability to professionally challenge the waythings are done and implement improvement plans

This selected candidate will be an employee of the State ofGeorgia, which offers an excellent salary and benefit package and report toDBHDD Medical Director.

Benefits: Vacation 15days each year up to 5 years of service 18days each year from 5-10 years of service 21days each year for 10 + years of service Sick Leave – accrual at a rate of 10 hours permonth (15 days each year) Holidays – the state of Georgia recognizes 12paid holidays Retirement 401(k)plan with a matching employer contribution DefinedBenefit Pension Plan Available Insurance Health Dental Vision Legal Disability Healthcare& Childcare spending accounts Life& dependent life insurance Federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program qualified employer

Milledgevilleis within driving distance of the Atlantic Ocean; the Smokey Mountains; Atlantaor Savannah, Georgia. Informationabout Milledgeville can be found at this Wikipedia link:



:Medical degree recognized by the Georgia Composite Medical Board (GCMB) AND licensure or license-eligible to practice medicine at a state institution or in the state of Georgia as provided by state law AND Two years of experience at the lower level Physician 2 (HCP161) or position equivalent.Preferred Qualifications - External: Graduation from a medical school recognized bythe Composite State Board of Medical Examiners Completion of an approved ACGME psychiatricresidency program Licensure to practice medicine at a stateinstitution or in the state of Georgia as provided by state law is required Board Certified Psychiatrist. Senior Level Psychiatrist. Substantial supervisory experience ofPsychiatrists Knowledge of Joint Commission and APA standards Board Certified Psychiatrist

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