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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 05/05/22

Applications Due07/26/22

Vacancy ID104292

AgencyMental Health, Office of

TitleTreatment Unit Clerk/Trainee, Mid-Hudson Forensic Psychiatric Center, P22796

Occupational CategoryClerical, Secretarial, Office Aide

Salary GradeNS

Bargaining UnitASU - Administrative Services Unit (CSEA)

Salary RangeFrom $31870 to $41555 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 40

Workday

From 6 AM

To 6 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Orange

Street Address Mid-Hudson Forensic Psychiatric Center

2834 Route 17M

City New Hampton

StateNY

Zip Code10958

Minimum Qualifications Candidates must be reachable for appointment on the current Civil Service eligible list for the title

OR

Transfer Opportunity:
Candidates must have permanent status as a Treatment Unit Clerk, SG- 7, and be eligible for a lateral transfer; or have one year of permanent service in a title eligible for transfer under Section 70.1 of the Civil Service Law.

OR

Provisional Opportunity:
In the event that there is not a valid eligible list, candidates who meet the following open competitive qualifications may be qualified for a provisional appointment:

one year of clerical, secretarial, or direct care experience in a mental health facility or setting. Examples of qualifying settings include but are not limited to: inpatient and outpatient psychiatric or mental health clinics, facilities, or units; and substance abuse clinics or programs. Examples of non-qualifying settings include but are not limited to: facilities or programs serving the developmentally disabled; hospitals, clinics, or other settings providing general medical care or rehabilitation; and nursing homes.

If you are appointed provisionally, you must take the next 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.

Duties Description As a Treatment Unit Clerk, you would work on a ward or unit of a psychiatric center and be responsible for the preparation, maintenance and monitoring of a variety of clerical records and reports related to activities of employees and patients in the assigned work area in accordance with OMH, HIPAA, and Joint Commission policies. You would also be required to respond to routine inquiries regarding the functions/programs of the unit or treatment service by visitors or employees and patients from other areas of the facility. Responsibilities may include ordering and maintaining an inventory of unit supplies and the performance of miscellaneous clerical duties necessary for the efficient operation of the assigned work area. Depending on the organization of the facility, you might have responsibility for performing these functions for a building, treatment unit, service ward or group of wards. In all cases, you would be assigned to work in patient area.

Additional Comments Background Investigation/Justice Center Review: 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 Background Investigation/Justice Center Review: 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:

This position is eligible for the Mid-Hudson Adjustment of $1,513.

After one year you would promote to the Grade 7 Treatment Unit Clerk without further examination.

Salary reflects beginning salary of a Grade 6 to the ending salary of a Grade 7.

OMH hospital employees must be fully vaccinated or willing to become fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Candidates who are not fully vaccinated against COVID-19 may not start working until two weeks after their first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine.

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

Name Human Resources

Telephone

Fax 845-374-8867

Email Address mhpc.hrapplications@omh.ny.gov

Address

Street Mid-Hudson Forensic Psychiatric Center

2834 Route 17M

City New Hampton

State NY

Zip Code 10958

 

Notes on ApplyingIndicate the Title and Location of the position you are applying for. Please complete the Office of Mental Health Employment Application and submit it with your other application materials. Apply by e-mail or fax only.

http://www.omh.ny.gov/omhweb/employment/docs/employment-application.pdf.

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. The Office of Mental Health embraces diversity and promotes a workplace in which individual differences are recognized, appreciated, and respected. The New York State Office of Mental Health is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

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