998 Crooked Hill Road
Minimum Qualifications Must have possession of a license and current registration to practice medicine in New York State, and certification in psychiatry by the ABPN.
Limited Permit Option: You may be eligible for appointment to Psychiatrist 1 or 2 if you have licensure in another state or Canada AND a current limited permit to practice medicine in New York State. If appointed, you must obtain your license within one year of the date your limited permit was issued. Failure to do so will result in removal from your position.
Duties Description Provides a variety of psychiatric care and treatment services to assigned individuals, or for a facility, unit, and/or program.
Obtains, reviews, clarifies, updates, and records individual information, such as psychiatric and medical histories, test results, diagnoses, prescribed treatments, and individual responses.
Conducts psychiatric screenings, evaluations, and examinations; orders, performs, and interprets diagnostic tests and procedures; determines and/or confirms diagnoses; and treats a variety of psychiatric conditions.
Prescribes and/or administers psychiatric treatments, medications, therapies, and/or other care to treat individual conditions; conducts follow-up examinations and monitors individual conditions, modifying treatment as needed.
Collaborates with other health care professionals and disciplines to achieve treatment goals and objectives and ensure continuity of care. 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.
Assesses individuals for admission, transfer, or discharge to and from treatment programs, facilities, or units.
Participates in discharge planning and recommends or approves individual discharges.
Maintains documentation consistent with agency, State, and federal requirements.
Supervises individual care activities; and prescribes, orders, and oversees the administration of treatments.
Consults with and advises other Psychiatrists, 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, nursing, and direct care staff; and monitors the coordination and implementation of care.
Reviews individual records to confirm diagnoses, and/or ensure that treatments are appropriate for diagnoses and that records are properly maintained.
May assign individuals and individual care activities to other Psychiatrists, physicians, and/or medical providers; approve leave and track time and attendance; and complete performance evaluations.
Serves as a member of a multidisciplinary treatment team, attends meetings, and serves on various committees and workgroups to improve individual services and outcomes.
Assists in the development, implementation, and revision of psychiatric and other clinical policies and procedures.
May develop, implement, and/or supervise residency and medical training programs, and health care and treatment education programs.
Psychiatrist 2 provides clinical supervision to Psychiatrists, physicians, and/or other medical providers. May manage and supervise psychiatric 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 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
(2) Investigated through a Criminal Background Check (CBC), which includes State and federal Criminal History Record Checks
(3) Screened against the Statewide Central Register of Child Abuse and Maltreatment (SCR).
Prospective employees may be required to pay any necessary fees.
Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.
998 Crooked Hill Road
Notes on ApplyingIndicate the Title and Location of the position you are applying for.
Please include your e-mail address on your application/resume.
Please complete the Office of Mental Health Employment Application at:
and submit it with your other application materials.
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.