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Careers at DBHDD

The Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities (DBHDD) is the state agency that focuses solely on policies, programs, and services for people with severe persistent mental illness, substance use disorders, and developmental and intellectual disabilities. 

We have nearly 7,000 employees whose work is structured in five divisions: Behavioral Health, Developmental Disabilities, Hospital Services, Accountability & Compliance, and Performance Management & Quality Improvement.

DBHDD operates six field offices and five hospitals throughout the state of Georgia, offering various services based on the populations they serve and the capacity of community providers. These hospitals provide a spectrum of care from 23-hour observation through residential services.

Hospital locations include: AtlantaMilledgevilleAugustaColumbus, and Savannah.

At DBHDD, we are interested in recruiting employees who offer the highest level of skills, professional integrity, and work ethic to join us in that work. If you are interested in any jobs we have posted, we encourage you to apply for a position today and help us become one of the best health service organizations for Georgians. 

Featured Positions

Director of Quality Management and Risk Management - CSH – Milledgeville
Establishes operating procedures, practices and guidelines and communicates them with program or department personnel. Establishes, monitors and controls schedules and project budgets. Plans, organizes and manages work of project managers and support staff. Directs business development and project management activities for a program or department. Directs implementation of tools, systems, and processes of program or department. Responsible for cross-business program needs that may span agency. Serves as highest advanced level subject matter expert, providing authoritative guidance for professional staff. 

Risk Manager - CSH - Milledgeville
Performs complex administrative duties and statistical, financial, or operational data analysis and reporting in support of management decision making in functional area. Identifies trends, discrepancies, and variances to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of operations. May partner with other departments, divisions, outside agencies, and vendors to address business issues. Exercises various latitudes of independent judgment. May administer or provide high level support for various projects, grants, contracts, implementation of procedures, and/or any specialized functions. Assists with orientation, training, or providing task guidance of junior team members.

Performance Improvement Coordinator - CSH – Milledgeville
Performs complex administrative duties and statistical, financial, or operational data analysis and reporting in support of management decision making in functional area. Identifies trends, discrepancies, and variances to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of operations. May partner with other departments, divisions, outside agencies, and vendors to address business issues. Exercises various latitudes of independent judgment. May administer or provide high level support for various projects, grants, contracts, implementation of procedures, and/or any specialized functions. Assists with orientation, training, or providing task guidance of junior team members. Provides strategic analysis.

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Application Process

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Benefits

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Recruiter Contacts

  • Clinical Recruiting (RN, Physician, NP/PA): 229-227-2897
  • State and Field Offices: 404-232-1157
  • Central State Hospital: 478-445-1357
  • East Central Georgia State Hospital: 706-792-7012
  • Georgia Regional Hospital Atlanta: 404-244-2182
  • Georgia Regional Hospital Savannah: 912-353-3224
  • West Central Georgia Regional Hospital: 706-565-4028
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