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600 East 125th Street/ Ward’s Island
Minimum Qualifications Possession of a license to practice medicine in New York State and board certification in general psychiatry by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. Must be eligible for full and unconditional participation in the Medicaid and Medicare programs.
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. As a Psychiatrist 2, you will serve as a practicing specialist and may oversee services for a treatment program, a group of clients or residents, a facility, or a unit.
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 (NPES); 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 Medicaid and
Medicare, you may be terminated from your employment.
3. Continued employment as a Psychiatrist 2 is dependent upon
current licensure to practice medicine in New York State and
board certification in general psychiatry by the American Board of
Psychiatry and Neurology. Loss of licensure or board certification
may result in removal from employment.
Additional Comments Background Investigation/Justice Center Review - 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 (2) Investigated through a Criminal Background Check (CBC), which includes State and federal Criminal History Record Checks (3) Screened against the Statewide Central Register of Child Abuse and Maltreatment (SCR). Prospective employees may be required to pay any necessary fees.
This position is with CNYPC’s Manhattan Video Teleconference Unit, located on the grounds of Manhattan Psychiatric Center on Wards Island.
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.
PO Box 300
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.