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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 01/17/19

Applications Due02/07/19

Vacancy ID63554

AgencyMental Health, Office of

TitleDeputy Director, Psychiatric Center 1 - Quality Management/Operations, Sagamore Children's Psychiatric Center, P19148

Occupational CategoryAdministrative or General Management

Salary Grade664

Bargaining UnitM/C - Management / Confidential (Unrepresented)

Salary RangeFrom $107800 to $136042 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Non-competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 40


From 12 AM

To 11:30 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Suffolk

Street Address Sagamore Children's Psychiatric Center

197 Half Hollow Road

City Dix Hills


Zip Code11746

Minimum Qualifications Candidates who meet either of the qualifications listed below (Option #1 or Option #2) are eligible:

Option #1

A. Education

A master’s degree in a mental hygiene discipline (occupational therapy, physical therapy, social work, psychology, recreation therapy, rehabilitation counseling, education, and nursing), hospital/health administration, or other administrative area specifically related to health care, sociology, statistics, or quantitative research, or a license to practice medicine in NYS or Canada.


B. Experience

Six (6) years of experience in a mental health program or health care setting that includes two (2) years of managerial experience in at least three (3) quality management component areas such as program evaluation, clinical risk management, standards compliance, survey readiness, utilization review, or a closely related area.


Managerial experience in only two (2) of the quality management component areas noted above requires an additional year of such experience; managerial experience in only one (1) of the quality management component areas noted above requires an additional two (2) years of such experience.

A license to practice medicine or a doctoral degree may substitute for one (1) year of the general experience.

Option #2

A. Education

A Master's degree in a mental hygiene discipline (including physician assistant, occupational therapy, physical therapy, social work, speech pathology and audiology, communication disorders, psychology, recreation therapy, rehabilitation counseling, education, nursing), hospital administration, community mental health, business or public administration or other administrative area specifically related to health care, behavioral or social science from an accredited school; or a valid license to practice medicine in New York State or Canada. Current registration or licensure required where applicable.


B. Experience

Four (4) years of progressively responsible administrative, consultative or supervisory experience in a mental health program including at least one of the following:

1. One (1) year of satisfactory experience in a position as
administrative head of a multi-disciplinary treatment team.


2. One (1) year of satisfactory supervisory, professional or
administrative experience in the development, operation
and/or implementation of the mental health service delivery
system for State facilities, counties or local/private agencies in
two (2) or more of the following areas: program development,
management procedures, community organization, resource
planning, funding, program proposals, advisory boards,
consumer and community advocacy and intergovernmental

Experience in programs providing services to children or adolescents with emotional disturbances is preferred.

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.

Duties Description The Deputy Director, Psychiatric Center 1 – Quality Management/Operations (DDPC 1 Quality Management/Operations) serves as an essential member of the Executive Leadership Team at SCPC. Under the general direction of the Executive Director, the DDPC 1 Quality Management/ Operations supervises, coordinates and directs day-to-day operations for the facility’s inpatient and outpatient treatment programs and directs and oversees the facility’s Quality Management Program, which includes program evaluation, performance improvement, incident investigation, clinical risk management, medical records administration, utilization review, standards compliance, survey preparation and readiness, professional growth and development, consumer satisfaction, and cultural competence. The DDPC 1 Quality Management/Operations participates in the development of the facility’s short and long range goals; establishes policies and procedures to ensure efficient and effective service delivery; supervises, coordinates and directs the activities of subordinate managers in administrative and operational program areas; monitors and oversees staffing, assignments and work schedules to ensure quality patient care; and establishes and ensures the maintenance of safe and therapeutic environments for patient care with a focus on cultural competence and community care.

Additional Comments Sagamore Children’s Psychiatric Center (SCPC) is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Deputy Director, Psychiatric Center 1 – Quality Management/Operations. SCPC is a state-operated, Joint Commission accredited, 54 inpatient bed facility located in Dix Hills, New York. The facility provides a comprehensive array of behavioral health care services to youth with serious emotional disturbances that helps foster recovery and successful functioning in the home, school, and community. SCPC offers a full range of programs and services including inpatient hospitalization, day treatment, outpatient clinic treatment, outpatient clinical support services, crisis response services, and information and referral within a safe and therapeutic environment. For further information about SCPC, 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. 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.

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.

Salary: $107,800 - $136,042; Plus $3,026 Location Pay

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

Name Mr. Donald Deyoe, Human Resources Specialist

Telephone (518) 474-1261

Fax (518) 402-4086

Email Address


Street NYS Office of Mental Health, Attention: DDPC 1 - Quality Management/Operations - Sagamore Children's Psychiatric Center

44 Holland Avenue

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12229


Notes on ApplyingNOTE: This job posting represents the reposting of a Deputy Director, Psychiatric Center 1 – Quality Management vacancy originally posted on October 5, 2018. Candidates that applied to the previous posting do not need to reapply. Their resumes will be evaluated against the qualifications for Deputy Director, Psychiatric Center 1 – Quality Management/Operations.

Qualified candidates interested in employment at this location should submit a resume by February 7, 2019:

Mr. Donald Deyoe
Human Resources Specialist
Attention: DDPC 1 - Quality Management/Operations - Sagamore CPC
NYS Office of Mental Health
44 Holland Avenue
Albany, NY 12229
PHONE # (518) 474-1261
FAX # (518) 402-4086
Email submission preferred


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