9005 Old River Road
Minimum Qualifications To be considered, candidates must have:
Board Certification in Psychiatry issued by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology or clearly equivalent certifying body;
Seven years of experience providing services to people diagnosed with mental illness, two years of which must have included supervising physicians and other clinical staff responsible for the delivery of treatment services; providing direction to staff regarding program objectives and the implementation of policy; and providing guidance to various clinical specialists.
License and current registration to practice medicine in New York State or a New York State limited permit and licensure in another state or Canada;
Eligibility for full and unconditional participation in the Medicaid and Medicare programs.
Duties Description The New York State Office of Mental Health (OMH) is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Clinical Director, Psychiatric Center for the inpatient forensic hospital at Central New York Psychiatric Center (CNYPC). CNYPC is a state-operated, Joint Commission accredited forensic facility. Located in Marcy, New York, CNYPC inpatient services consists of a 169-bed maximum security inpatient forensic hospital. For more information about CNYPC, please visit the facility’s website at:
The Clinical Director serves as the Chief Medical Officer for CNYPC’s inpatient forensic hospital and is responsible for the administration, oversight, evaluation, and continuous improvement of all psychiatric, medical, and contracted medical services provided by staff and consultants in these programs. The Clinical Director participates in overall executive management and strategic plan development. The Clinical Director supervises the credentialing and privileging process and has primary responsibility for developing, updating, and implementing clinical policies and procedures. Together with other members of the Executive Cabinet, the Clinical Director ensures that the facility is in compliance with OMH, The Joint Commission (TJC), and other external accrediting bodies’ standards, rules, and regulations. Ultimately, the Clinical Director ensures that the clinical mission of the facility is successfully aligned with the overall mission of OMH to promote the mental health and well-being of all New Yorkers so that they can reach their goal of recovery.
Additional Comments The Office of Mental Health offers a competitive salary with an excellent benefits package including defined-benefit pension and deferred-compensation (457b) retirement plans; healthcare and dependent care Flexible Spending Accounts; various medical, dental, and vision insurance options, with competitive employee contribution rates; paid vacations, holidays, sick leave and professional leave; as well as loan forgiveness programs and academic affiliations with a number of prestigious institutions.
Background Investigation and Fees:
All prospective employees will be fingerprinted and undergo a complete Criminal Background Check against New York State and federal criminal history records. Candidates will also be subject to a check against the Staff Exclusion List (SEL) maintained by the Justice Center for the Protection of People with Special Needs, and the Statewide Central Register of Child Abuse and Maltreatment (SCR) maintained by the Office of Children and Family Services (OCFS). Candidates may be required to pay the fees associated with these background checks. Employment is contingent upon your complying with and satisfactorily meeting these background investigation requirements.
1. Candidate must be eligible for full and unconditional participation in the Medicaid and Medicare programs.
2. Continued employment is contingent upon maintaining a current New York State license or limited permit to practice medicine and maintaining eligibility for full and unconditional participation in the Medicaid and Medicare programs.
3. It is the candidate’s responsibility to clearly demonstrate how they meet the minimum qualifications. Vague or ambiguous information will not be interpreted in the candidate’s favor.
4. In order to be hired and to maintain your employment, you cannot be listed as an excluded individual or entity on any of the Federal and/or State Medicaid and Medicare exclusion lists. If you are appointed and subsequently listed as an excluded individual or entity on any of these lists, you may be terminated from your employment.
5. Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor's Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Office of Mental Health (OMH) hospital employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. OMH does not allow for testing in lieu of vaccination.
Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.
44 Holland Avenue
Notes on ApplyingQualified candidates interested in employment at this location should submit a resume by October 20, 2022 to:
Ms. Casey Bleau
Human Resources Specialist
Attention: Clinical Director – CNYPC
NYS Office of Mental Health
44 Holland Avenue
Albany, NY 12229
PHONE # (518) 474-1261
FAX # (518) 402-4086
Email submissions preferred
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.
CENTRAL NEW YORK PSYCHIATRIC CENTER IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER