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Minimum Qualifications To be considered, candidates must have:
Board Certification in Psychiatry issued by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN) or clearly equivalent certifying body;
A minimum of seven years of extensive professional experience providing services to people diagnosed with mental illness (two years must have been in a position comparable to a Clinical Chief of Service in the New York State Office of Mental Health);
A valid license to practice medicine in New York State or a New York State limited permit and licensure in another state or Canada;
Eligibility for full and unconditional participation in the Medicaid and Medicare programs.
Duties Description The Clinical Director serves as the Chief Medical Officer of HPC. The Clinical Director is responsible for the administration, oversight, evaluation and continuous improvement of all psychiatric, medical, and contracted medical services provided by staff and consultants of the psychiatric center. The Clinical Director participates in overall executive management and strategic plan development. The Clinical Director supervises the credentialing and privileging process, and has primary responsibility for developing, updating and implementing clinical policies and procedures and together with the other members of the Executive Cabinet, ensures that HPC is in compliance with all Office of Mental Health (OMH), Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), The Joint Commission (TJC) and other external accrediting bodies’ standards, rules and regulations. Ultimately, the Clinical Director ensures that the clinical mission of the facility is successfully aligned with the overall mission of OMH to promote the mental health and well-being of all New Yorkers so that they can reach their ultimate goal of recovery.
Additional Comments Hutchings Psychiatric Center (HPC) is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Clinical Director, Psychiatric Center. Located in Syracuse, New York, HPC is a comprehensive, community-based mental health facility providing an integrated network of inpatient and outpatient services for children and adults residing in the Central New York region. The goal of these programs is to support and enable persons with psychiatric disabilities to lead successful lives in the community. For further information about HPC, please visit the facility website at:
Background Investigation and Fees:
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. Continued employment is contingent upon maintaining a
current New York State license or limited permit to practice
medicine,and maintaining eligibility for full and unconditional
participation in the Medicaid and Medicare programs.
2. It is the candidate’s responsibility to clearly demonstrate how
they meet the minimum qualifications. Vague or ambiguous
information will not be interpreted in the candidate’s favor.
3. 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.
Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.
44 Holland Avenue
Notes on Applying Ms. Heather Martin
Human Resources Specialist 2
Attention: Clinical Director, Psychiatric Center - HPC
NYS Office of Mental Health
44 Holland Avenue
Albany, NY 12229
PHONE # (518) 474-1261
FAX # (518) 402-4086
Email submission preferred: firstname.lastname@example.org
Please include your e-mail address on your resume.
HUTCHINGS PSYCHIATRIC CENTER IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER