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Forensic Psychiatrist (MBC) - GRHA - Atlanta, GA

Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities, Georgia Department of - DBHDD

Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities (DBHDD) is currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of Forensic Psychiatrist at Georgia Regional Hospital – Atlanta, located in Decatur, Georgia. 

Job Description


Treat inpatient forensic patients; conduct clinical assessments; prescribe medication; handle medical emergencies; document progress notes; develop treatment plans and transition planning; develop after-discharge care plans; participate in competency evaluations and court testimony as needed; and prepare and submit case reports or summaries to government or mental health agencies.

Requires a Doctor of Medicine degree, completion of a Forensic Psychiatry Fellowship, and a Medical License from the State of Georgia. Pre-employment processing for this position requires drug testing and passing background checks. This Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities position is located in Decatur, GA. Apply by selecting the Apply Now link at the top and bottom of this page.  



  • Vacation
    • 15 days each year up to 5 years of service
    • 18 days each year from 5-10 years of service
    • 21 days each year for 10 + years of service
  • Sick Leave – accrual at a rate of 10 hours per month (15 days each year)
  • Holidays – the state of Georgia recognizes 12 paid holidays
  • Retirement
    • 401(k) plan with a matching employer contribution
    • Defined Benefit 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








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