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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 02/06/24

Applications Due03/29/24

Vacancy ID150257


AgencyMental Health, Office of

TitleMedical Specialist 2, Creedmoor Psychiatric Center, P24417

Occupational CategoryHealth Care, Human/Social Services

Salary Grade38

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

Salary RangeFrom $230215 to $230215 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Non-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 Creedmoor Psychiatric Center

79-25 Winchester Blvd.

City Queens Village


Zip Code11427

Minimum Qualifications • Licensed and currently registered to practice medicine in New York State; and
• Certification by a Member Board of the ABMS in a medical specialty.

Preferred Qualifications
• Experience treating individuals with mental illness
• Prior hospital leadership experience

Duties Description Creedmoor Psychiatric Center (CPC), a New York State Office of Mental Health (OMH) facility is recruiting a Medical Specialist 2 to serve as the Director of Medicine. The Director of Medicine is responsible the oversight and supervision of 13 physicians who provide medical care to patients on 13 inpatient units and outpatient/residential clients at two on-site medical clinics.
Reporting to the Clinical Director, the Director of Medicine works collaboratively with the Director of Psychiatry and the Directors of other clinical departments (Pharmacy, Social Work, Psychology, Rehabilitation) to ensure coordination of care for both the medical and psychiatric needs of CPC’s patients.

The Director of Medicine:
• Oversees, monitors, and evaluates the quality and appropriateness of patient care within the Medicine Department.
• Ensures the coordination of the Medical On-Call Program for CPC.
• Coordinates or performs necessary chart reviews to ensure compliance with CPC’s quality management standards.
• Coordinates the Credentialing and Privileging process.
• Supervises Physical Therapy Department and part-time consultant medical specialists.
• Participates in facility-wide interdisciplinary committees - Medical Staff Organization, Morbidity and Mortality Committee, Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee, Incident Review Committee, Adverse Drug Reactions Committee, Infection Control Committee, Antibiotic Stewardship Committee, Falls Committee, Ethics Committee.

Additional Comments If you would like to join CPC and contribute to a workforce dedicated to public service, we offer the following New York State benefits and opportunities:
• Supplemental income of up to 50% by volunteering to provide evening, night, and weekend coverage; Regular work week is 40 hours.
• Professional leave for additional learning activities
• Public Officers Law §17 defense and indemnification protection
o broader in scope than typical medical malpractice coverage
• Full and Part Time positions – full benefits available for those working 20 hours or more per week:
o Generous medical, dental, and vision insurance options with competitive employee contribution rates
o Defined-benefit pension and deferred-compensation (457b) retirement plans
o Paid vacations, holidays, personal days, and sick leave
o Flexible Spending Accounts for healthcare and dependent care.

This position is eligible for a Down State adjustment of #3,400.

Background checks required.


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Name Human Resources



Email Address


Street Creedmoor Psychiatric Center

79-25 Winchester Blvd.

City Queens Village

State NY

Zip Code 11427


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.

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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