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Minimum Qualifications 1.License and current registration to practice medicine in New York State;
2. Board Certification in Psychiatry issued by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN);
3. Five (5) years of progressively responsible experience in clinical psychiatry with demonstrated experience in psychiatric research and active involvement in academic pursuits, three (3) years of which must have included clinical supervision and administrative leadership of a psychiatric research program or of psychiatric programs in an integrated academic medical center.
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.
Note: Applicants with appropriate credentials may be eligible for an academic appointment at Columbia University and for unique advantages of the partnership between Columbia and the New York State Psychiatric Institute.
Duties Description Under the general direction of the Director of New York State Psychiatric Institute and in close collaboration with other facility executive staff, the Deputy Director, Psychiatric Research Institute (DDPRI) serves as the Chief Medical Officer/Clinical Director of NYSPI and is responsible for the administration, oversight, evaluation, and continuous improvement of all psychiatric and medical ancillary services provided by NYSPI staff and consultants. This includes the research inpatient units and outpatient units, the Washington Heights Community Service (inpatient unit, outpatient clinics and the First Episode Psychosis Program), the Adult Residents’ outpatient clinic, and the Children’s Day Unit. The DDPRI is responsible for the allied professional disciplines, such as Nursing and Social Work; develops, updates, and implements clinical policies and procedures; and, together with senior leadership, ensures compliance with all Office of Mental Health (OMH), The Joint Commission (TJC), Center for Medicaid and Medicare Services (CMS) and other external accrediting bodies’ standards, rules and regulations. Ultimately, the DDPRI ensures that the clinical mission of NYSPI is successfully aligned with the Institute’s research and educational missions as well as the overall mission of OMH to promote the mental health and well-being of all New Yorkers so that they reach their ultimate goal of hope and recovery.
Additional Comments New York State Psychiatric Institute (NYSPI) is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Deputy Director, Psychiatric Research Institute to serve as Chief Medical Officer/Clinical Director. NYSPI is a State-operated research facility at which world-renowned Research Scientists conduct research in biomedicine, neuroscience, experimental therapeutics, clinical interventions, and mental health services relevant to patients with mental illness. Since its inception, NYSPI has been at the forefront of psychiatry, making major contributions to the clinical care and understanding of individuals with mental illness. Located in Manhattan overlooking the Hudson River and George Washington Bridge, NYSPI provides a state-of-the art environment for patient care, education, and research. The Institute is also the primary location of research and education activities for the Columbia University Department of Psychiatry and is affiliated with New York Presbyterian Hospital. For further information about New York State Psychiatric Institute, please visit the facility’s website at:
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 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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
4. Office of Mental Health (OMH) hospital employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. OMH does not allow for testing in lieu of vaccination.
This position is eligible for a Downstate Adjustment of $3,026.
Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.
44 Holland Avenue
Notes on ApplyingQualified candidates interested in employment at this location should submit a resume by Sptember 22, 2022 to:
Human Resources Specialist 2
Attention: DDPRI - NYSPI
NYS Office of mental Health
44 Holland Avenue
Albany, NY 12229
Fax # 518-402-4086
Email Submissions Preferred.
NEW YORK STATE PSYCHIATRIC INSTITUTE IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER
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. OMH is deeply committed to supporting underserved individuals, organizations and communities. To this end, OMH is focused on implementing activities and initiatives to reduce disparities in access, quality, and treatment outcomes for underserved populations. A critical component of these efforts is ensuring OMH is a diverse and inclusive workplace where the unique attributes and skills of all employees are valued and utilized to support the mission of the Agency. OMH is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.