PO Box 300
Minimum Qualifications To be considered, candidates must have:
Board Certification in Psychiatry issued by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology or clearly equivalent certifying body;
Seven years of experience providing services to people diagnosed with mental illness, two years of which must have included supervising physicians and other clinical staff responsible for the delivery of treatment services; providing direction to staff regarding program objectives and the implementation of policy; and providing guidance to various clinical specialists.
License and current registration 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 New York State Office of Mental Health (OMH) is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Clinical Director, Psychiatric Center for the inpatient forensic hospital and sex offender treatment programs at Central New York Psychiatric Center (CNYPC). CNYPC is a state-operated, Joint Commission accredited forensic facility. Located in Marcy, New York, CNYPC inpatient services consists of a 169-bed maximum security inpatient forensic hospital and a 274-bed state of the art residential sex offender program. For more information about CNYPC, please visit the facility’s website at:
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 within the hospital and residential sex offender program. 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. Together with other members of the Executive Cabinet, the Clinical Director ensures that CNYPC is in compliance with OMH, 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 The Office of Mental Health offers a competitive salary with 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.
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 ApplyingQualified candidates interested in employment at this location should submit a resume by
November 9, 2019 to:
Human Resources Specialist
ATTENTION: Clinical Director, Central New York Psychiatric Center
44 Holland Avenue
Albany, NY 12229
PHONE # (518) 474-1261
FAX # (518) 402-4086
Email submissions preferred
CENTRAL NEW YORK PSYCHIATRIC CENTER IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER