Review Vacancy

Date Posted: 08/03/22
Applications Due: 10/12/22
Vacancy ID: 109833

Position Information

AgencyMental Health, Office of

TitleSupervising Medical Technologist, Nathan Kline Research Institute, 23173

Occupational CategoryHealth Care, Human/Social Services

Salary Grade23

Bargaining UnitPS&T - Professional, Scientific, and Technical (PEF)

Salary RangeFrom $79325 to $100342 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%


Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 40


From 6 AM

To 6 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No


County Rockland

Street Address Nathan Kline Research Institute

140 Old Orangeburg Road

City Orangeburg


Zip Code10962

Job Specifics

Minimum Qualifications Transfer Opportunity
Candidates must have one year of permanent competitive or 55-b/55-c service as a Supervising Medical Technologist and be eligible for transfer.

Provisional Opportunity
1. Candidates must be a current employee of New York State and have at least one year of permanent competitive or 55-b/55-c service as a Medical Technologist 2.


2. Candidates must possess a license and current registration to practice as a Clinical Laboratory Technologist in New York State.

If you are appointed provisionally, you must take the currently scheduled Civil Service examination for this title and your score must be reachable on the resulting eligible list before you can be permanently appointed. If you do not pass the examination or achieve a reachable score, you may not be retained.

Non-Competitive Promotional Opportunity (Section 52.7 of Civil Service Law)

In accordance with Section 52.7 of Civil Service Law, this notice advises all employees of the Office of Mental Health of our intention to conduct a non-competitive promotion examination for the position of Supervising Medical Technologist at the Nathan S. Kline Institute for Psychiatric Research. Permanent appointment may be made by non-competitive promotion of an applicant who meets the position’s minimum qualifications if all requirements of non-competitive promotion are met.

The promotion field for the Supervising Medical Technologist position consists of candidates who have one year of permanent service as a Medical Technologist 2 and possess a license and current registration to practice as a Clinical Laboratory Technologist in New York State.

Duties Description The OMH Clinical Laboratory is a full-service clinical laboratory, performing much of the routine lab work for Office of Mental Health (OMH) facilities. Specimens are collected at clinical facilities, pre-processed, and transported via couriers to the OMH Clinical Laboratories. Testing is performed in the areas of hematology, chemistry, urinalysis, bacteriology, serology, and special chemistry.

Duties of the Supervising Medical Technologist will include, but not be limited to:
• Supervises the operations of an assigned clinical laboratory program area(s) and the activities of Medical Technologists 1 and 2, and other clinical laboratory staff.

• Determines staff schedules and assignments; prepares and coordinates performance evaluations and competency assessments with laboratory management; and provides technical guidance and
training on laboratory techniques, methodologies, and the use and proper function of equipment.

• Working with department supervisors and assistant managers to organize and manage all aspects of the Clinical Laboratory testing.

• Coordinates clinical laboratory procedures and tests with other laboratory specialty program areas, as necessary.

• Maintains inventory control systems; ensures proper storage, availability, and efficient operation of laboratory supplies, instruments, and equipment.

• Reviews laboratory procedures, tests, and corresponding documentation completed by subordinate staff to ensure accuracy, completeness, and compliance with applicable standards, operating procedures, and regulatory requirements.

• Performs the functions of the lab quality officer, including providing oversight for the following: the laboratory quality management plan, quality improvement monitors and initiatives, quality reports, accreditation compliance, proficiency testing, safety, training and competency assessment.

Additional Comments Background Investigation Requirements:
Prospective appointees will be: 1) Checked against the Staff Exclusion List (SEL) maintained by the Justice Center for the Protection of People with Special Needs. Prospective employees whose names appear on the SEL as having been found responsible for serious or repeated acts of abuse or neglect will be barred from appointment and may have their names removed from the eligible list(s) for the title(s) if applicable. 2) Investigated through a Criminal Background Check (CBC), which includes State and federal Criminal History Record Checks. All convictions must be reported; conviction of a felony or misdemeanor, or any falsified or omitted information on the prospective appointee’s employment application, may bar appointment or result in removal after appointment. Each case will be determined on its own merits, consistent with the applicable provisions of State and federal laws, rules, and regulations. Prospective employees will be fingerprinted in order to obtain a record of their criminal history information and may be required to pay any necessary fees. 3) Screened against the Statewide Central Register of Child Abuse and Maltreatment (SCR). Prospective employees may be required to pay any necessary fees. Additionally, prospective employees whose names are indicated on the SCR may be barred from appointment.

Additional Comments:
These positions are eligible for a Downstate Adjustment of $3,026.

Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.

Contact Information

Name Human Resources


Fax 845-398-5837

Email Address


Street Nathan Kline Research Institute

140 Old Orangeburg Road

City Orangeburg

State NY

Zip Code 10962


Notes on ApplyingPlease indicate the Title, Vacancy ID # and Location of the position you are applying for in the subject line of your email or fax. Please complete the Office of Mental Health Employment Application and submit it along with your other application materials via fax, mail or the Human Resources email address noted above.

The Mission of the New York State Office of Mental Health is to promote the mental health of all New Yorkers, with a focus on providing hope and supporting recovery for adults with serious mental illness and children with serious emotional disturbances. Applicants with lived mental health experience are encouraged to apply. OMH is deeply committed to supporting underserved individuals, organizations and communities. To this end, OMH is focused on implementing activities and initiatives to reduce disparities in access, quality, and treatment outcomes for underserved populations. A critical component of these efforts is ensuring OMH is a diverse and inclusive workplace where the unique attributes and skills of all employees are valued and utilized to support the mission of the Agency. OMH is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.