Review Vacancy

Date Posted: 06/23/22
Applications Due: 08/18/22
Vacancy ID: 107142

Position Information

AgencyMental Health, Office of

TitleMental Hygiene Staff Development Specialist 2, Western New York Children's Psychiatric Center, P23026

Occupational CategoryHealth Care, Human/Social Services

Salary Grade14

Bargaining UnitPS&T - Professional, Scientific, and Technical (PEF)

Salary RangeFrom $49703 to $60371 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Contingent Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Schedule

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 40

Workday

From 6 AM

To 6:30 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

Location

County Erie

Street Address Western New York Children's Psychiatric Center

1010 East and West Road

City West Seneca

StateNY

Zip Code14224

Job Specifics

Minimum Qualifications Candidates must be reachable for appointment on the appropriate Civil Service eligible list for the title; OR have one year of permanent service in a title eligible for transfer under Section 70.1 of the Civil Service Law.

OR

PROVISIONAL APPOINTMENT

In the event that there is no eligible list, candidates who meet the following qualifications may be provisionally appointed:

Open to Current State Employees

You must be a qualified employee of New York State AND have one year of permanent competitive or 55-b/55-c service as a Mental Hygiene Staff Development Specialist 1;

OR

Open to the Public

Candidates must have one year of experience in the preparation and delivery of in-classroom training in a mental hygiene setting. A mental hygiene setting is defined as serving individuals diagnosed with developmental disabilities or mental illness.

You may substitute a bachelor’s degree in a human services field for the one year of experience provisionally appointed to this position. The human services field includes disciplines related to the following: addiction studies, child and family studies, communication, communication disorders, community health, medicine, education, gerontology, health administration, human services, nursing, nutrition, occupational therapy, physical therapy, psychology, recreation therapy, creative arts therapy, rehabilitation counseling, social.

Candidates appointed provisionally must take and pass the next available Civil Service exam used to fill this position. Candidates appointed provisionally must receive a score that is reachable on the resulting eligible list before they can be permanently appointed. Candidates who are disqualified or who do not receive a reachable score may not be retained.

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.

Duties Description As a Mental Hygiene Staff Development Specialist 2, you would assist higher-level specialists in planning, organizing, and presenting institution and community-based training programs designed to improve the knowledge and abilities of those responsible for care, program, treatment, and well-being of individuals with mental disabilities in various mental hygiene settings. You would directly participate in training programs, gather data to support the development and organization of training programs, identify training needs, and conduct informational sessions concerning training available.

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. Prospective employees whose names appear on the SEL as having been found responsible for serious or repeated acts of abuse or neglect will be barred from appointment and may have their names removed from the eligible list(s) for the title(s) if applicable. 2) Investigated through a Criminal Background Check (CBC), which includes State and federal Criminal History Record Checks. All convictions must be reported; conviction of a felony or misdemeanor, or any falsified or omitted information on the prospective appointee’s employment application, may bar appointment or result in removal after appointment. Each case will be determined on its own merits, consistent with the applicable provisions of State and federal laws, rules, and regulations. Prospective employees will be fingerprinted in order to obtain a record of their criminal history information, and may be required to pay any necessary fees. 3) Screened against the Statewide Central Register of Child Abuse and Maltreatment (SCR). Prospective employees may be required to pay any necessary fees. Additionally, prospective employees whose names are indicated on the SCR may be barred from appointment.

OMH hospital employees must be fully vaccinated or willing to become fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Candidates who are not fully vaccinated against COVID-19 may not start working until two weeks after their first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine.

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

Contact Information

Name Human Resources

Telephone

Fax 716-816-2554

Email Address WNYCPC-Careers@omh.ny.gov

Address

Street Western New York Children’s Psychiatric Center

1010 East and West Road

City West Seneca

State NY

Zip Code 14224

 

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.

http://www.omh.ny.gov/omhweb/employment/docs/employment-application.pdf

The Mission of the New York State Office of Mental Health is to promote the mental health of all New Yorkers, with a 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 Office of Mental Health embraces diversity and promotes a workplace in which individual differences are recognized, appreciated, and respected. The New York State Office of Mental Health is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.