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1051 Riverside Drive
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 As a member of a clinical treatment team of the Gender Services Unit, the Psychiatrist 2 is responsible for the psychiatric evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment of individuals in the custody of the New York State prison system and secure-forensic treatment facilities who may identify as transgender, transsexual, or gender non-conforming. Treatment may include psychiatric examinations and assessments, evaluation for gender dysphoria, determine the need for and carry out consultations with specialty services, psychopharmacological approaches, as well as non-somatic psychotherapy. In most cases, direct clinical services will be provided through telemedicine, using state-of-the-art videoconferencing, from a Manhattan-based office location.
Responsible for completing the psychiatric section of the treatment plan and record. The incumbent is expected to work closely with the physicians who are responsible for specialty services and consult with other members of the patient’s treatment team.
Actively participates in discharge planning, including making recommendations for post-discharge treatment, including medication.
Additional duties will be discussed in detail during the interview.
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 Central New York's Psychiatric Center located on the grounds of New York Psychiatric Institute in the Gender Services Unit.
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 Applying Indicate 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.