Forensic Psychologist (Primary Adult Specialization)
Georgia DBHDD - Savannah, GA

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Job Description

The Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities (DBHDD), is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Forensic Psychologist (Primary Adult Specialization) at Georgia Regional Hospital At Savannah (please visit for more information). Job Description: Conducts psychological assessments of clients referred by the State and Superior Courts in order to render opinions as to competency to stand trial, criminal responsibility, and treatment needs. Prepares reports for the courts regarding these opinions and testifies as an expert witness as needed. Email resume to address listed below and include position title in subject line for quicker processing.


A current Georgia license to practice psychology (license may be temporary, provisional, or permanent)

Preferred Qualifications

Preference will be given to candidates who, in addition to meeting the above qualification, also have 1) at least one year of experience conducting competency to stand trial criminal responsibility evaluations and experience testifying as an expert witness. 2) At least one year of experience as a treating psychologist on an inpatient forensic unit.


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 19 on the statewide salary plan.

Employment Information

This position is located at Georgia Regional Hospital at Savannah in Savannah, Georgia .
Since opening in 1970, Georgia Regional 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.

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