Hospital to hire on the spot June 23

Press Release

COLUMBUS, GA -Recently ranked in the top ten by Forbes magazine as a major place for projected job growth, employers like West Central Georgia Regional Hospital are not waiting for the future but creating jobs in the area now.

The hospital will host a hiring fair on Wednesday, June 23 from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. that will fill more than 40 positions on the spot.

The fair is specifically focused on recruiting Registered Nurses (RN) and Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN), but will also offer other licensed positions.

The hiring fair will be held in the Gymnasium (Bldg #20) located at 3000 Schatulga Road in Columbus, GA.  All candidates must bring a resume and proper credentials for consideration.

"We are excited about the opportunity to employ qualified candidates to work directly with the people we serve," said Rhian Sharp, Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities Human Resources Director. "What we offer each of our employees is the chance
to be challenged, to be valued, and to change lives day one and every day."

On-site interviews will be given during the hiring fair for nurse managers, charge nurses, registered nurses, licensed practical nurses, social services, occupational therapy and director of pharmacy.

Though the West Central Hospital job fair specifically addresses critical need areas for RNs and LPNs, job seekers can get more information about DBHDD openings at

The website lists employment opportunities at DBHDD's Atlanta headquarters as well as the state hospitals and regional offices overseen by the department across the state. Job applications and information about state benefits are also available.

The agency is responsible for services, programs and policies for mental health, developmental disabilities and addictive diseases.

Source: Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities,