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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 01/17/24

Applications Due05/23/24

Vacancy ID148595


AgencyMental Health, Office of

TitleAssistant Director of Nursing 1 Psychiatric, New York City Children's Center, Queens Campus,P24273

Occupational CategoryAdministrative or General Management

Salary Grade661

Bargaining UnitM/C - Management / Confidential (Unrepresented)

Salary RangeFrom $141910 to $149679 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Contingent Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 40


From 6 AM

To 6 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Queens

Street Address New York City Children's Center - Queens Campus

74-03 Commonwealth Blvd.

City Bellerose


Zip Code11426

Minimum Qualifications Possession of a license and current registration as a registered professional nurse in New York State; a bachelor’s degree in nursing; and one year of service as a Registered Nurse Supervisor 1 (Psychiatric)


Transfer Opportunity for qualified employees of New York State: have permanent status as an Assistant Director Nursing 1 Psychiatric (formerly Mental Hygiene Nursing Program Coordinator, M-1) and be eligible for lateral transfer; OR

Provisional Opportunity: If there is not a valid eligible list, candidates who meet the following promotion qualifications may be qualified for a provisional appointment.

Candidate must be a qualified employee of the NYS Office for People With Developmental Disabilities or the NYS Office of Mental Health and have two years of permanent competitive or 55-b/55-c service as follows:

1. Registered Nurse Supervisor 1 (Psychiatric) [formerly Nurse Administrator 1, Nurse Administrator 1 (Psychiatric), Nurse Administrator 2, or Nurse Administrator 2 (Psychiatric)]; and a bachelor’s or higher degree in Nursing, Nursing Administration, Health Care Administration, Public Health, Community Mental Health, or Health Administration; or

2. Training Specialist 1 (Nursing) [formerly Mental Hygiene Staff Development Specialist 3 (Nursing)]; Registered Nurse 2 (Community) (all parenthetics) [formerly Community Mental Health Nurse (including all parenthetics); Registered Nurse 3 (Infection Control) [formerly Infection Control Nurse]; Nurse Practitioner (all Parenthetics); or Registered Nurse 2 (all parenthetics) [formerly Nurse 3 (all Parenthetics)]; and a bachelor’s or higher degree in Nursing, Nursing Administration, Health Care Administration, Public Health, Community Mental Health, or Health Administration.

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.

Duties Description As an Assistant Director Nursing 1 (Psychiatric), you would function as a manager of the facility Nursing Department under the direction of the Director of Nursing 3 (Psychiatric). You would perform a broad range of clinical and administrative duties, such as assisting with the development and implementation of nursing policies and procedures; interpreting rules, regulations, and laws; assisting with planning, establishing, evaluating, and maintaining standards of nursing care; developing staff training programs; supervising Registered Nurse Supervisors 1 (Psychiatric) and other nursing staff in the provision and oversight of nursing services; participating in the recruitment and selection of nursing staff; monitoring licensure and credentials of nursing staff; and ensuring compliance with various accreditation standards for nursing care.

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.

Additional Comments:
Posted hiring rate includes the sum of the statutory hiring rate for M/C M-1 ($88,283), an Increase Hiring Rate ($15,540), Geographic Pay Differential ($35,000), and Downstate Adjustment ($3,087). The posted job rate is the sum of the statutory job rate ($111,592), Geographic Pay Differential ($35,000) and the Downstate Adjustment ($3,087).

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Name Human Resources


Fax 718-264-4953

Email Address


Street New York City Children's Center

74-03 Commonwealth Blvd.

City Bellerose

State NY

Zip Code 11426


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.

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