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197 Half Hollow Road
Minimum Qualifications To be considered, candidates must have:
1. An appropriate professional degree, and New York State
licensure/certification where applicable,*
2. Seven (7) years of responsible administrative management or
supervisory experience providing service to people diagnosed
with mental illness, including at least one year in an
administrative/management position comparable to an executive
staff level position in a psychiatric center, research institute, or
developmental center. **
*Physician applicants who possess a N.Y.S. limited permit and who are licensed in another state or possess a Canadian license issued on the basis of a written examination may be considered for appointment while applying for New York State licensure. Continued employment is contingent upon maintaining a current New York State limited permit or obtaining full N.Y.S. licensure.
**Physicians may substitute two (2) years of experience at the Chief of Service level for the one (1) year of executive level experience. Certification in Psychiatry issued by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology or clearly equivalent certifying body is preferred for physician applicants.
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 Executive Director, Psychiatric Center serves as the Chief Executive Officer of SCPC and performs all of the duties and functions prescribed in Section 7.21 of the New York State Mental Hygiene Law. Through general supervision and close collaboration with the facility’s Executive Cabinet, the Executive Director is responsible for the administrative leadership and direction of all clinical and non-clinical programs and activities of SCPC. The Executive Director works closely with OMH’s Central Office Division of State Operations, the Long Island Field Office, local government units, and a network of community providers to ensure continuity of care and effective delivery of services.
Additional Comments 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.
Salaries are subject to approval, but OMH Executive Directors typically earn around $166,696.
Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.
44 Holland Avenue
Notes on ApplyingQualified candidates interested in employment at this location should submit a resume by June 22, 2018.
Mr. Donald F. Deyoe
Human Resource Specialist 2
Attention: Executive Director - Sagamore Children’s Psychiatric Center
NYS Office of Mental Health
44 Holland Avenue
Albany, NY 12229
PHONE # (518) 474-1261
FAX # (518) 402-4086
Email submissions preferred
SAGAMORE CHILDREN'S PSYCHIATRIC CENTER IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER