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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 02/14/24

Applications Due05/15/24

Vacancy ID151165


AgencyMental Health, Office of

TitlePsychiatrist 2, Washington Heights Community Services, P24480

Occupational CategoryHealth Care, Human/Social Services

Salary Grade38

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

Salary RangeFrom $253749 to $253749 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type 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 New York

Street Address Washington Heights Psychiatric Unit

1051 Riverside Drive

City New York


Zip Code10032

Minimum Qualifications Psychiatrist 2, SG-38:
Salary: $253,749

License and current registration to practice medicine in New York State AND certification in general psychiatry by the ABPN.

Limited Permit Option: You may be eligible for appointment to Psychiatrist 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 Psychiatrists are essential to providing mental health services to the people OMH serves. They provide comprehensive and recovery oriented psychiatric treatment services built on principles of effective, measurable, and accountable care. As medical doctors, psychiatrists are responsible for ensuring that all services are integrated to promote mental and physical health and recovery. Additionally, since psychopharmacology has become an integral component of modern mental health treatment, psychiatrists serve as primary prescribers.
Psychiatrists 2 independently diagnose, treat, prescribe, and provide psychiatric care and treatment services to assigned individuals; provide clinical supervision and guidance to lower-level psychiatrists, physicians, and/or other medical providers; and may manage care and treatment services for an assigned facility, unit, or program.

1. 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.

2. 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.

3. License and Certification: Loss of license or limited permit to practice medicine in New York State or board certification, if required, may result in removal from your position.

Additional Comments New York State Psychiatric Institute/Washington Heights Community Service is seeking an attending psychiatrist with a passion for public health to join the team on the high staff: patient ratio adult inpatient unit of the Washington Heights Community Service (WHCS) at the New York State Psychiatric Institute, affiliated with Columbia University Medical Center. Our mission is to provide accessible, culturally sensitive, recovery-oriented, evidence-based treatment of the highest quality, as well as to educate the many medical students, psychiatry residents, and multi-disciplinary trainees for whom this unit is a primary clinical rotation site. This position offers a competitive salary and generous New York State employee benefits, minimal call responsibilities, eligibility for academic appointment with Columbia University, and a vast array of educational, research, and program development opportunities. Spanish proficiency is preferred but not required.

All OMH employees receive a generous benefits package including:
• NYS medical, dental, & vision insurance
• Access to tuition assistance programs
• Excellent opportunities for advancement & professional growth
• Paid time off – 13 paid vacation days in the first year, 5 paid personal days, 13 paid holidays, & paid sick leave
• NYS Retirement programs

background checks will be required.

Additional Comments:
This position is eligible for the Downstate Adjustment of $3,400.

Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.

Name Human Resources


Fax 212-795-0786

Email Address


Street Washington Heights Psychiatric Unit

1051 Riverside Drive

City New York

State NY

Zip Code 10032


Notes on ApplyingIndicate the Title and Location of the position you are applying for. Please complete the Office of Mental Health Employment Application and submit it with your other application materials.

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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