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1500 Waters Place
Minimum Qualifications To be considered, candidates must have:
Board Certification in Psychiatry issued by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN) or a clearly equivalent certifying body;
A minimum of seven years of extensive professional experience providing services to people diagnosed with mental illness (two years must have been in a position comparable to a Clinical Chief of Service in the New York State Office of Mental Health);
A valid license to practice medicine in New York State or a New York State limited permit and licensure in another state or Canada;
Eligibility for full and unconditional participation in the Medicaid and Medicare programs.
Duties Description The Clinical Director is responsible for the administration, oversight, evaluation and continuous improvement of all psychiatric, medical, and contracted medical services provided by staff and consultants of the psychiatric center. The Clinical Director participates in overall executive management and strategic plan development. The Clinical Director supervises the credentialing and privileging process, and has primary responsibility for developing, updating and implementing clinical policies and procedures and, together with the other members of the Executive Cabinet, ensures that BPC is in compliance with all Office of Mental Health (OMH), Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), The Joint Commission (TJC) and other external accrediting bodies’ standards, rules and regulations. Ultimately, the Clinical Director ensures that the clinical mission of the facility is successfully aligned with the overall mission of OMH to promote the mental health and well-being of all New Yorkers so that they can reach their ultimate goal of recovery.
Additional Comments Bronx Psychiatric Center (BPC), a State-operated facility located in Northeast Bronx, is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Clinical Director, Psychiatric Center. BPC is fully accredited by The Joint Commission and Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services and is affiliated with the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. With approximately 156 inpatient beds in a new state-of-the-art building and comprehensive outpatient and community programs, BPC provides a wide array of inpatient, outpatient, and residential psychiatric services for adults in Bronx County. For further information about BPC, please visit the facility website at:
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. Continued employment is contingent upon maintaining a
current New York State license or limited permit to practice
medicine, and maintaining eligibility for full and unconditional
participation in the Medicaid and Medicare programs.
2. It is the candidate’s responsibility to clearly demonstrate how
they meet the minimum qualifications. Vague or ambiguous
information will not be interpreted in the candidate’s favor.
3. 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.
This position is eligible for the Downstate Adjustment of $3,026.
Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.
44 Holland Avenue