Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry & Health Behavior

Position ID: 28349
Augusta University
Medical College of Georgia
Department of Psychiatry & Health Behavior
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This position includes a regular appointment to the faculty in the Department of Psychiatry and Health Behavior of the Medical College of Georgia at Georgia Regents University.  Provide outpatient and inpatient level psychiatric care for inmates incarcerated in Augusta State Medical Prison, Georgia’s only medical prison. Consult with medical physicians. Attend onsite meetings. See patients on a scheduled basis determined by clinical need. Review treatment plans and orders.  Supervise psychiatry residents during their rotations at this site.  Regular weekday work schedule.  Competitive salary, unparalled benefits and PTO package including supplementary health and other benefits through Georgia Regents Medical Associates.

Minimum Requirements 

Credentials Required: Current MD, DO, MBBS license and DEA number.  Maintain current CPR certification.  Board certified or board eligible in Psychiatry

Experience and Educational Required: Completion of an accredited residency program. Two (2) years of experience practicing as psychiatrist in a clinical setting preferred. Experience in correctional health care preferred but not required. Must receive ongoing satisfactory background investigation reports.

Application Procedure:  How to Apply, visit - Job opening 9484, position number 00013021

Conditions of Employment 

All candidates are required to successfully pass a Background Check review.  For specific positions, the final candidate may be subject to a (pre-employment) physical, drug screen, and/or credit check.

The final candidate will be required to provide proof of completed academic degree in the form of an original transcript.  Those candidates trained by a foreign institution will also be required to provide an educational/credential evaluation.

Other Information 

This position is also responsible for promoting a customer friendly environment and providing superior service to our patients, students, faculty, and employees.  "Georgia Regents University of Augusta is a patient-and family-centered care institution, where employees partner everyday with patients and families for success."

Georgia Regents University of Augusta is a tobacco free environment and the use of any tobacco products on any part of the campus, both inside and outside, is strictly prohibited.

Equal Employment Opportunity 

Georgia Regents University of Augusta is an equal employment, equal access, and equal educational opportunity and affirmative action institution.  It is the policy of the University to recruit, hire, train, promote and educate persons without regard to age, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation or veteran status.


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