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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 11/29/22

Applications Due12/14/22

Vacancy ID117590

AgencyMental Health, Office of

TitleNurse Practitioner Psychiatry, Central Office;

Occupational CategoryHealth Care, Human/Social Services

Salary Grade24

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

Salary RangeFrom $0 to $0 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 20%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5


From 8 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? Yes

County To Be Determined

Street Address NYS Office of Mental Health

City To Be Determined


Zip Code00000

Minimum Qualifications One year of permanent, competitive service as a Nurse Practitioner and eligible for transfer


Open Competitive Opportunity:

NYS Registered Professional Nurse License and NYS Education Department Certification to practice as a Nurse Practitioner and reachable for appointment on the current Civil Service eligible list for the title.


Nurse Practitioner is a continuous recruitment examination. The minimum qualifications are a New York State License to practice as a Registered Professional Nurse and certification by the New York State Education Department in the Psychiatry specialty area to practice as a Nurse Practitioner. Candidates interested in applying for the open competitive opportunity must complete the New York State Application and submit it via email to: OR mail to:
New York State Office of Mental Health
Decentralized List Unit
44 Holland Avenue
Albany, NY 12229

Preferred Qualifications: Preferred candidate will be licensed as a Nurse Practitioner in NYS, certified in both Psychiatric and Family Nurse Practitioner practice; will have experience in developing nursing curricula and in disseminating and implementing evidence-based practices; will have experience in designing, implementing, and monitoring nursing research; and will have experience in developing successful grant applications as well as in monitoring grant budgets and outcomes.

Duties Description The New York State Office of Mental Health (OMH), the Office of the Chief Medical Officer, Coordinated Nursing Services is recruiting to fill one Nurse Practitioner (Psychiatry), Grade 24, position. Under the direction of the Chief Executive Nursing Officer, the Nurse Practitioner (Psychiatry), will serve as an Education & Research Coordinator in the Office of the Chief Medical Officer and the Division of State Operated Children’s and Adult Services within the NYS Office of Mental Health. The Nurse Practitioner, Education & Research Coordinator functions as the coordinator of advanced practice nurses, nursing education, and nursing research.

Duties to be performed include, but are not limited to the following:

• Promote partnership through affiliation agreements with regional academic institutions, to further nurse development.
• Promote regional partnership through academic affiliation universities and other academic institutions specific to increasing the number of BSN, MSN and DNP prepared nurses.
• Collaborate with the OMH Director of Education and Training (BEWD) and Facility Nurse Educators, to develop in-service education and training programs designed to increase the knowledge, skills, and competencies of nursing care staff- both professional and non-professional.
• Lead nursing workgroup researching and applying for nursing research grants to provide resources to strengthen and enhance career ladder bridge programs that advance nursing personnel and registered nurses to become advanced practice nurses.
• Lead nursing workgroup researching and applying for nursing research grants to provide resources to strengthen and enhance career ladder bridge programs that advance nursing personnel and registered nurses to become advanced practice nurses (NPs).
• Promote public-professional linkages (e.g., PEF, APNA, AONL) that provide professional development and educational opportunities, advance nursing practice, bring visibility to the critical role of public-sector psychiatric nursing, and strengthen executive nursing leadership agency-wide
• Serve as the discipline lead for OMH NPs and all matters related to nurse practitioner practice at OMH State Operated facilities and programs.

Additional Comments This position will be located in either Albany or New York City. In Albany, the salary range is $109,307 to $125,472; in NYC the salary range is $116,576 to $138,498.

Specific location, scheduled hours, and telecommuting availability for this position will be discussed during the interview process. Please note, employees are required to apply and obtain approval through management to telecommute according to operational needs and Agency Telecommuting Program Guidelines.

Based on federal and/or state regulations, this position requires vaccination against COVID-19. Upon appointment, the selected candidate must be fully vaccinated, or willing to become fully vaccinated, against COVID-19 and will be required to provide proof of vaccination. Candidates who are not fully vaccinated against COVID-19 at the time of interview may not start working until two weeks after their final dose of a COVID-19 vaccine.

The Mission of the New York State Office of Mental Health (OMH) 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.

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

Name Sarah Mahar


Fax (518) 486-3897

Email Address


Street NYS Office of Mental Health

44 Holland Avenue

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12229


Notes on ApplyingTo be considered for this position, interested candidates should email a cover letter and resume in Microsoft Word or PDF format to Please include the title of the position and Vacancy ID #117590 in the subject line of your email when applying.

You are advised that, should you accept a job offer with the Office of Mental Health, you may be required to be fingerprinted and pay a fingerprint fee.

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