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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 02/20/24

Applications Due03/15/24

Vacancy ID151543


AgencyMental Health, Office of

TitleDeputy Director, Psychiatric Center 2 – Operation, Creedmoor Psychiatric Center, P24497

Occupational CategoryAdministrative or General Management

Salary Grade666

Bargaining UnitM/C - Management / Confidential (Unrepresented)

Salary RangeFrom $147758 to $185851 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Non-competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Other (see below)

"Other" Explanation To Be Determined

Hours Per Week 40


From 12 AM

To 11:30 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 To be considered, candidates must have:

A. Experience

Five (5) years of progressively responsible administrative, consultative or supervisory experience in a mental health program including at least one of the following:

1. One (1) year of satisfactory experience in a position comparable to a Clinical Chief of Service (COS) or Director of Mental Health Rehabilitation.


2. Two (2) years of satisfactory experience in a position as administrative head of a multi-disciplinary treatment team.


3. Two (2) years of satisfactory supervisory, professional or administrative experience in the development, operation and/or implementation of the mental health service delivery system for State facilities, counties or local/private agencies in three (3) or more of the following areas: program development, management procedures, community organization, resource planning, funding, program proposals, advisory boards, consumer and community advocacy and intergovernmental relations.


B. Education

A Master's degree in a mental hygiene discipline (including physician assistant, occupational therapy, physical therapy, social work, speech pathology and audiology, communication disorders, psychology, recreation therapy, rehabilitation counseling, education, nursing), hospital administration, community mental health, business or public administration or other administrative area specifically related to health care, behavioral or social science from an accredited school; or a valid license to practice medicine in New York State or Canada. Current registration or licensure required where applicable.

Additionally, all candidates must be eligible to participate in Federal health care programs (e.g., Medicaid). Individuals excluded from participation in these programs will not be considered.

Duties Description The DDPC 2 Operations is an essential member of the facility’s Executive Management Team, who work closely together to ensure continuity of care and services for the people served by CPC. Under the general direction of the Executive Director, the DDPC 2 Operations is responsible for the direction and oversight of CPC’s Inpatient Services, Admissions and Stabilization treatment Unit (ASTU), the Continuing Rehabilitation Unit (CRU), the Department of Rehabilitation Services, the Office of Discharge Planning (ODP), and the Mobile Integration Team (MIT). The DDPC 2 Operations participates in the development, implementation, interpretation, and evaluation of facility goals and policies to ensure efficient and effective service delivery; supervises, coordinates, and directs the activities of subordinate managers in administrative and operational program areas; monitors and oversees staffing, assignments and work schedules to ensure quality patient care; and establishes and maintains safe environments for patient care with a focus on cultural competence, community care and recovery.

Additional Comments Salary: $147,758 - $185,851; Plus $3,087 Location Pay

Creedmoor Psychiatric Center (CPC), a state-operated and Joint Commission accredited facility, is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Deputy Director, Psychiatric Center 2 – Operations (DDPC 2 Operations). Located in Queens Village, New York, this large, urban facility operates 322 inpatient beds, 170 outpatient residential beds, an Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) Team and a wide array of other outpatient programs providing mental health services to adults residing in the borough of Queens. CPC also sponsors an Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) accredited Psychiatric Residency Program affiliated with the Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons. For further information about CPC, please visit:

Background Investigation and Fees:

All prospective employees will be fingerprinted and undergo a complete Criminal Background Check against New York State and federal criminal history records. Candidates will also be subject to a check against the Staff Exclusion List (SEL) maintained by the Justice Center for the Protection of People with Special Needs, and the Statewide Central Register of Child Abuse and Maltreatment (SCR) maintained by the Office of Children and Family Services (OCFS). Candidates may be required to pay the fees associated with these background checks. Employment is contingent upon your complying with and satisfactorily meeting these background investigation requirements.


1. It is the candidate’s responsibility to clearly demonstrate how they meet minimum qualifications. Vague or ambiguous information will not be interpreted in the candidate’s favor.

2. In order to be hired and to maintain your employment, you cannot be listed as an excluded individual or entity on any of the Federal and/or State Medicaid and Medicare exclusion lists. If you are appointed and subsequently listed as an excluded individual or entity on any of these lists, you may be terminated from your employment.

3. Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at

4. If appointed, the selected candidate must establish and maintain residency in New York State to continue employment in this position.

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

Name Amy Billetts, Human Resource Specialist 2

Telephone (518) 474-1261


Email Address


Street NYS Office of Mental Health

44 Holland Avenue

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12229


Notes on ApplyingQualified candidates interested in employment at this location should submit a resume by March 15, 2024 to:

Amy Billetts
Human Resources Specialist 2
Attention: DDPC 2 Operations - CPC
NYS Office of Mental Health
44 Holland Avenue
Albany, NY 12229
PHONE # (518) 474-1261
Email submissions preferred

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 the unique attributes and skills of all employees are valued and utilized to support the mission of the Agency. OMH is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

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