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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 09/25/23

Applications Due12/25/23

Vacancy ID140119

AgencyChildren & Family Services, Office of

TitleClinical Physician 2 (50%)

Occupational CategoryHealth Care, Human/Social Services

Salary Grade36

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

Salary RangeFrom $231352 to $231352 Annually

Employment Type Part-Time

Part-time Percent 50%

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 65%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 20


From 6 AM

To 6 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Ulster

Street Address Highland Residential Center

629 N. Chodikee Lake Road

City Highland


Zip Code12528

Minimum Qualifications Open to the Public:
Possession of a license and current registration to practice medicine in New York State and two years of post-licensure medical experience.

Open to New York State Employees:

Transfer Opportunity – One year of service as a Clinical Physician 1, and possession of a license and current registration to practice medicine in New York State.

Duties Description Provides a variety of general medical care and treatment services to individuals.

Obtains, clarifies, reviews, updates, and records individuals’ information, such as medical histories, test results, diagnoses, prescribed treatments, and responses.

Conducts physical examinations; orders, performs, and interprets diagnostic
tests and procedures; determines and/or confirms diagnoses; and treats a variety of general medical conditions.

Prescribes and/or administers treatments, medications, therapies, vaccinations, and other medical care to treat or prevent illness, disease, or injury.

Conducts follow-up examinations, monitors individuals’ conditions, and modifies treatments as necessary.

Explains and discusses procedures, test results, diagnoses, and prescribed
treatments with individuals, families, and caregivers; and answers questions.

Refers individuals to other health care providers based on diagnostic and
treatment needs.

Participates in discharge planning; and collaborates with other health care
professionals and disciplines to achieve treatment goals and objectives, facilitate medical follow-up after discharge, and ensure continuity of care.

Maintains medical documentation consistent with agency, State, and federal

Supervises individual care activities, and prescribes, orders, and oversees the
administration of treatments.

Serves as a member of an interdisciplinary treatment team and attends treatment team meetings.

Consults with and advises other licensed physicians, medical providers, and
health care disciplines on diagnoses and treatment plans; and reviews and
approves treatment recommendations.

Provides clinical supervision, guidance, and training to other medical
professionals, nurse practitioner, physician’s assistant, nursing, and direct care staff; and monitors the coordination and
implementation of care.

Reviews medical records to confirm diagnoses, and/or ensure that treatments
are appropriate for diagnoses and records are properly maintained.

May assign individuals and/or individual care activities to lower-level Clinical
Physicians and/or medical providers; approve leave and track time and
attendance; and complete performance evaluations.

Serves on various committees and workgroups to improve services and outcomes; and assists in the development and implementation of clinical policies and procedures.

May develop, implement, and/or supervise training programs, and health care and treatment education programs.

Provides clinical supervision to lower-level Clinical Physicians and other medical providers.

May manage and supervise medical care and treatment services for an assigned facility, unit, or program; perform the full range of supervisory duties; and develop, implement, and revise clinical policies and procedures.

Additional Comments Salary Schedule for the position is as follows:

Posted Hiring Salary ($231,352) includes the sum of the statutory hiring rate for PS&T Grade 36 (159,856 – 191,352), Geographic Differential ($40,000) and an Increased Hiring Salary ($31,496).

The full salary that is listed will be pro-rated for the percentage of the position, which is to be filled at 50%.

Background Investigation Requirements:

1) All prospective employees will be 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.

2) All prospective employees will be screened against the Statewide Central Register of Child Abuse and Maltreatment (SCR). Prospective employees will be required to pay any necessary fees.

3) For Division of Juvenile Justice and Opportunities for Youth (DJJOY) prospective appointees will be 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.

The Office of Children and Family Services (OCFS) is an equal opportunity employer. OCFS does not discriminate based upon age, race, creed, color, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, military or veteran status, sex, disability (including pregnancy-related conditions), predisposing genetic characteristics, familial status, marital status or status as a victim of domestic violence, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. We devote special attention to dismantling racial injustice and recognize that diversity in our workforce is critical to fulfilling our mission. We are committed to the diversity of our staff, and encourage applicants from marginalized communities to apply. All applicants must be dedicated to working in and sustaining an environment of inclusion that affirms and celebrates the backgrounds, learned and lived expertise, whole identities, and individual perspectives of our staff. Applicants of all backgrounds and experiences are encouraged to self-identify during the application process.

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 Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at

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Name New York State Office of Children and Family Services

Telephone 518-473-7936

Fax 518-473-6122

Email Address


Street Bureau of Personnel - NLP

52 Washington Street, 231 North

City Rensselaer

State NY

Zip Code 12144


Notes on ApplyingQualified candidates should e-mail their resume and letter of interest to You MUST include the Vacancy number of the position in the subject line of your email and/or cover letter to ensure receipt of your application. In order to qualify you for the position when you have current or prior New York State employment, you may be contacted by OCFS Personnel for your social security number to confirm your employment history.

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