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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 12/07/22

Applications Due02/06/23

Vacancy ID118171

AgencyMental Health, Office of

TitlePsychiatrist 2, Washington Heights Community Services, P23006

Occupational CategoryHealth Care, Human/Social Services

Salary Grade38

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

Salary RangeFrom $246358 to $246358 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 40

Workday

From 6 AM

To 6 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County New York

Street Address Washington Heights Psychiatric Unit

1051 Riverside Drive, Unit 57

City New York

StateNY

Zip Code10032

Minimum Qualifications Open Competitive Opportunity: Candidates meeting the qualifications for Psychiatrist 1 or Psychiatrist 2 are encouraged to apply.

PSYCHIATRIST 1:
Possession of a license to practice medicine in New York State OR possession of a limited permit and licensure in another state or by written examination in Canada*;

AND

Completion of an accredited training program in psychiatry acceptable by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology for entrance into its examination.

PSYCHIATRIST 2:
Possession of a license to practice medicine in New York State OR possession of a limited permit and licensure in another state or by written examination in Canada*;

AND

Certified in psychiatry by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology.

*Limited permit option: If you are licensed in another state or by written examination in Canada, AND meet the other requirements for Psychiatrist 1 or 2, you are also eligible if you have a current limited permit to practice medicine in New York State. If appointed, you must obtain your license within one year of the date your limited was issued. Failure to do so will result in removal from your position.

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.

Duties Description As a Psychiatrist 1, you would serve as a practicing specialist under the direction of a higher level Psychiatrist or Physician; you may be assigned responsibility for a group of clients or residents or a portion of a treatment program or treatment facility.

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 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.

Additional Comments:
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.

Name Human Resources

Telephone

Fax 212-795-0786

Email Address hrnyspi@nyspi.columbia.edu

Address

Street Washington Heights Psychiatric Center

1051 Riverside Drive, Unit 57

City New York

State NY

Zip Code 10032

 

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. 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 all employees' unique attributes and skills are valued and utilized to support the mission of the Agency. OMH is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

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