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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 10/04/23

Applications Due01/04/24

Vacancy ID140804

AgencyMental Health, Office of

TitleMental Hygiene Therapy Assistant 1-2, St. Lawrence Psychiatric Center, P24583

Occupational CategoryHealth Care, Human/Social Services

Salary Grade12

Bargaining UnitISU - Institutional Services Unit (CSEA)

Salary RangeFrom $47530 to $62330 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Other (see below)

"Other" Explanation Nigh shift weekdays, plus scheduled weekend hours.

Hours Per Week 40

Workday

From 3 PM

To 11:30 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County St Lawrence

Street Address St. Lawrence Psychiatric Center

1 Chimney Point Drive

City Ogdensburg

StateNY

Zip Code13669

Minimum Qualifications For Mental Hygiene Therapy Assistant 1, You must be on the current Civil Service eligible list for Paraprofessional Careers in Mental Hygiene.

OR

Transfer Opportunity: Currently be a permanent New York State employee in this title and eligible for lateral transfer;

OR

In a comparable title and eligible for Section 70.1 transfer.

For the Mental Hygiene Therapist 2, Transfer Opportunity:
Permanent New York State employee eligible for lateral transfer; or in a comparable title and eligible for Section 70.1 transfer.

OR

Two (2) years of permanent competitive service as a Mental Hygiene Therapy Assistant 1, Grade 12.

Duties Description Mental Hygiene Therapy Assistant 1 supervise a number of Therapy Aides in caring for a group of residents assigned to a ward, or two wards in facilities of the Office of Mental Health. They are responsible for the custody and physical care of these residents along with putting into effect major portions of each client's treatment plan.

Mental Hygiene Therapy Assistant 2 supervises a number of Therapy Aides in caring for a group of residents assigned to a ward, or two wards in facilities of the Office of Mental Health. They are responsible for the custody and physical care of these residents along with putting into effect major portions of each client's treatment plan.

Has a greater degree of expertise for carrying out treatment plans which better enables incumbents to participate in the development of such plans.

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 will be required to pay any necessary fees. Additionally, prospective employees whose names are indicated on the SCR may be barred from appointment.

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Name Human Resources

Telephone

Fax 315-541-2134

Email Address slpc.humanresources@omh.ny.gov

Address

Street St. Lawrence Psychiatric Center

1 Chimney Point Drive

City Ogdensburg

State NY

Zip Code 13669

 

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.

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. 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 all employees' unique attributes and skills are valued and utilized to support the mission of the Agency. OMH is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

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