777 Seaview Avenue
Minimum Qualifications Candidates must be reachable for appointment from the current Civil Service eligible list for the title; OR
Transfer Opportunity for qualified employees of New York State: have permanent competitive status as a Director Nursing 3 Psychiatric (formerly Director Nursing, M-4) and be eligible for lateral transfer; OR be eligible to transfer via Section 70.1 or 52.6 of the Civil Service Law by having at least one year of permanent service in a title approved for transfer by Civil Service within one salary M grade of the M-4 level; OR
Provisional Opportunity: If there is not a valid eligible list, candidates who meet the following open-competitive qualifications may be qualified for a provisional appointment.
have a Registered Nurse license and current registration to practice nursing in New York State; and a bachelor’s degree in nursing; and three years of post-licensure clinical and administrative nursing experience. Two years of this experience must have been in a nursing management position with overall responsibility for the development, implementation, and evaluation of nursing programs and services in a mental health, developmental disabilities, addictions, or long-term care setting or psychiatric program in a health care setting.
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.
To apply, please complete the New York State Application (http://www.cs.ny.gov/extdocs/pdf/nysapp.pdf) and submit it with your other application materials.
Duties Description As Director Nursing 3 Psychiatric, you would serve as a member of an executive-level management team functioning as the Chief Nursing Officer of the facility’s Nursing Department. You would participate in the decision-making process regarding facility policies. Those policies may include, but are not limited to, the mission, vision, strategic plan, operations plan, resource allocation and budget of a mental health psychiatric center. You would be responsible and accountable for the clinical decision-making and direction of all aspects of care provided by the entire nursing staff.
1. If you fail to maintain your license and/or registration once you are appointed, action will be taken to remove you from the position.
2. In order to be eligible for appointment and to maintain employment, you cannot be listed as an excluded individual or entity on any of the Federal and/or State Medicaid and Medicare exclusion lists (or excluded from any other Federal or Federally assisted program). If you are appointed and subsequently listed as an excluded individual or entity on any of these lists (or excluded from any other Federal or Federally assisted program), you may be terminated from your employment.
3. If appointed, you may be required to become an enrolled Medicare provider; obtain and provide to your employer a National Provider Identifier (NPI) number issued by the National Plan and Provider Enumeration System (NPPES); and otherwise actively participate to the degree necessary to allow for your services to be billed through Medicare and Medicaid. If you are appointed and you lose the ability to bill through Medicare and Medicaid, you may be terminated from your employment.
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.
Posted hiring rate includes the sum of the statutory hiring rate for M/C M-4 ($120,187), an Increase Hiring Rate ($20,992), Geographic Pay Differential ($35,000), and Downstate Adjustment ($3,087). The posted job rate is the sum of the statutory job rate ($151,674), Geographic Pay Differential ($35,000) and the Downstate Adjustment ($3,087).
Positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.
Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.
777 Seaview Avenue
Notes on ApplyingIndicate the Title and Location of the position you are applying for. Please complete the New York State Civil Service Application and submit it with your resume and other application materials. Apply by fax, mail or E-mail.
The Mission of the New York State Office of Mental Health (OMH) 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.