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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 07/30/18

Applications Due08/13/18

Vacancy ID56569

AgencyMental Health, Office of

TitleExecutive Director, Psychiatric Center, Mid-Hudson Forensic Psychiatric Center, P18606

Occupational CategoryAdministrative or General Management

Salary Grade668

Bargaining UnitM/C - Management / Confidential (Unrepresented)

Salary RangeFrom $0 to $0 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 Orange

Street Address Mid-Hudson Forensic Psychiatric Center

2834 Route 17M

City New Hampton


Zip Code10958

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 MHFPC 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 MHFPC.

Additional Comments Mid-Hudson Forensic Psychiatric Center (MHFPC), a leader in the field of forensic psychiatry, is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Executive Director, Psychiatric Center. Located in New Hampton, New York, MHFPC provides a comprehensive program of evaluation, treatment and rehabilitation services for patients admitted by court order. These admissions are consequent to judicial findings of “incompetent to stand trial” or “not responsible by reason of mental disease or defect.” For further information, 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. 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.

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.

Name Ms. Kathryn Bush, Human Resource Specialist 2

Telephone (518) 474-1261

Fax (518) 402-4086

Email Address


Street NYS Office of Mental Health, Attention: Executive Director, Psychiatric Center – Mid-Hudson Forensic Psychiatric Center

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 August 13, 2018.

Ms. Kathryn Bush
Human Resource Specialist 2
Attention: Executive Director - Mid-Hudson Forensic Psychiatric Center
NYS Office of Mental Health
44 Holland Avenue
Albany, NY 12229
PHONE # (518) 474-1261
FAX # (518) 402-4086
Email submissions preferred


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