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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 10/07/20

Applications Due12/17/20

Vacancy ID82884

AgencyMental Health, Office of

TitleClinical Director, Psychiatric Center, South Beach Psychiatric Center, P20430

Occupational CategoryAdministrative or General Management

Salary Grade668

Bargaining UnitM/C - Management / Confidential (Unrepresented)

Salary RangeFrom $221910 to $260938 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Non-competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 40


From 8 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Richmond

Street Address South Beach Psychiatric Center

777 Seaview Avenue

City Staten Island


Zip Code10305

Minimum Qualifications To be considered, candidates must have:

1. License and current registration to practice medicine in New York State or a New York State limited permit and licensure in another state or Canada;


2. Certification in Psychiatry issued by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN) or equivalent certifying body;


3. Seven years of experience providing services to people diagnosed with mental illness, two years of which must have included supervising physicians and other clinical staff responsible for the delivery of treatment services; providing direction to staff regarding program objectives and the implementation of policy; and providing guidance to various clinical specialists.

Duties Description The Clinical Director serves as the Chief Medical Officer of SBPC. 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 SBPC is in compliance with all Office of Mental Health (OMH), Centers for Medicaid & Medicare 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 South Beach Psychiatric Center (SBPC) is seeking a dynamic leader, who uses strong leadership skills to promote high quality psychiatric services, with proven experience in the field of mental health treatment, to fill the position of Clinical Director, Psychiatric Center.

The Clinical Director promotes culturally competent, person-centered practice and interdisciplinary professional team functioning.

SBPC is a New York State operated, Joint Commission (TJC) accredited, mental health facility located on the eastern shore of Staten Island, New York. SBPC is a teaching site for psychiatry for Richmond University Medical Center. SBPC offers a comprehensive continuum of care of mental health services to adults and adolescents living in Brooklyn (the fastest growing borough in NYC) and Staten Island. Services include: intermediate inpatient care (250 adult inpatient beds and 11 adolescent inpatient beds); psychiatric rehabilitation services; three (3) Transitional Living Residences; and community-based services (e.g., six outpatient clinics in Brooklyn and two outpatient clinics in Staten Island, mobile outreach, and Assertive Community Treatment teams) to over 3,500 individuals. SBPC also operates specialized treatment programs serving LGBT patients and monolingual patients.

All services provided by SBPC are delivered in a respectful, safe and caring environment with a primary focus on hope and recovery. SBPC promotes a system of care in which treatment, rehabilitation and recovery are realized through ongoing collaboration with patients, their families and the service providers within the facility’s catchment area. Emphasis is on services that are person centered, strength and evidence-based, and that recognize the importance of individual preferences.

SBPC, which will soon open a brand new, state of the art inpatient building, is a short drive from the Verrazano Bridge and is accessible via public transportation. The area surrounding SBPC offers a variety of attractions, including a boardwalk and beach with views of New York City, the Staten Island Zoo, museums, the Ocean Breeze Fishing Pier, and over 170 parks and natural areas. For additional information regarding SBPC, please visit the facility website at:

Candidates interested in a rewarding position with an organization that fosters creativity, utilizes evidence-based practices, and promotes an atmosphere in which staff can provide the highest-quality care and treatment to people living with mental illness are encouraged to apply.

Eligible for Location Pay of $3,026.

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. 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 Federal and/or State Medicaid and Medicare programs.

3. Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor's Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at

Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.

Name Ms. Jennifer Nicosia, Human Resources Specialist 2

Telephone (518) 474-1261

Fax (518) 402-4086

Email Address


Street NYS Office of Mental Health, Attn: Clinical Director, Psychiatric Center - South Beach PC

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 December 17, 2020 to:

Ms. Jennifer Nicosia
Human Resource Specialist 2
Attention: Clinical Director – South Beach Psychiatric Center
NYS Office of Mental Health
44 Holland Avenue
Albany, NY 12229
PHONE # (518) 474-1261
FAX # (518) 402-4086
Email submission preferred

The mission of the New York State Office of Mental Health is to promote the mental health of all New Yorkers, with a particular focus on providing hope and supporting recovery for adults with serious mental illness and children with serious emotional disturbances. Applicants with lived mental health experience are encouraged to apply. The New York State Office of Mental Health is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

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