626 Sheepshead Bay Road, Room 300
Minimum Qualifications Open Competitive Opportunity:
PSYCHIATRIST 1: $234,872
PSYCHIATRIST 2: $246,358
Possession of a license to practice medicine in New York State and completion of an accredited training program in general psychiatry acceptable by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology for entrance into its examination. Eligible for full and unconditional participation in the Medicaid and Medicare programs.
Possession of a license to practice medicine in New York State and board certification in psychiatry by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. Eligible for full and unconditional participation in the Medicaid and Medicare programs.
Transfer Opportunity – Candidates must have one year of permanent service as a Psychiatrist 1 or Psychiatrist 2 to be eligible for lateral transfer.
NOTE: 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.
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 (NPPES); 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 lose the ability to bill through Medicare and Medicaid, you may be terminated from your employment.
Continued employment as a Psychiatrist 1 or Psychiatrist 2 is dependent upon current licensure and to practice medicine and in the case of current certification in psychiatry, certification by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. Loss of licensure and certification may result in removal from this position.
Training and experience working with adolescents and/or young adults with serious mental illness.
Experience in community-based mental health services.
Duties Description As a Psychiatrist 1, you will serve as a practicing specialist under the direction of a higher level Psychiatrist or Physician.
As a Psychiatrist 2, you would serve as a practicing specialist by providing psychiatric services to clients and residents and coordinating other treatment and support services for them; you may plan and oversee psychiatric, medical, and patient care and support services for a treatment program, a group of clients or residents, a facility, or a unit.
Additional Comments The position will work in the OnTrackNY Program, an innovative treatment program at South Beach Psychiatric Center’s Coney Island Outpatient Clinic. The program serves adolescents and young adults who are within two (2) years of experiencing the onset of non-affective psychosis.
The psychiatrist will work as part of a small multidisciplinary team providing coordinated and assertive treatment in the earliest stages of illness. The team psychiatrist engages the consumer in shared decision making about medication and the next steps in medication treatment. Medication management will be guided by a medication algorithm that provides information about evolving best practices.
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.
This position is eligible for the Downstate Adjustment of $3,026.
The Office of Mental Health offers a competitive salary with the ability to enhance earnings through our physicians’ extra service program. Flexible scheduling: full-time, part-time and per diem positions are available. We also offer an excellent benefits package including defined-benefit pension and deferred-compensation (457b) retirement plans; healthcare and dependent care Flexible Spending Accounts; various medical, dental, and vision insurance options, with competitive employee contribution rates; paid vacations, holidays, sick leave and professional leave; as well as loan forgiveness programs and academic affiliations with a number of prestigious institutions.
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.
777 Seaview Avenue
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.
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.