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74-30 Commonwealth Blvd.
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.
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 is responsible for the administration, oversight, evaluation and continuous improvement of all psychiatric, medical, and contracted medical services provided by psychiatric center staff and consultants. The Clinical Director will participate 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 NYCCC is in compliance with all Office of Mental Health (OMH), Center for Medicaid and Medicare 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 hope and recovery.
The Clinical Director position at NYCCC offers a unique administrative opportunity to direct the clinical care and lead the physicians at the largest children’s psychiatric hospital in New York State. This role provides a mix of teaching, development and supervision across a continuum of care that includes inpatient, day treatment and clinic services throughout four of New York City’s boroughs. The facility-wide Clinical Director will guide and partner with supervisory physicians with the goal of developing programs that improve the quality of life for the individuals served. An opportunity for an academic appointment with one of our academic partners may be available. Creativity, passion and a trauma-informed mindset are key traits sought in candidates.
The New York State Office of Mental Health offers excellent NYS benefits including medical, dental, and vision insurance; paid vacation, holiday and sick time; and participation in the New York State and Local Retirement System.
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.
This position will have Clinical Director responsibility for the Bronx, Queens, and Brooklyn campuses.
Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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44 Holland Avenue
Notes on ApplyingQualified Candidates may apply to:
Donald F. Deyoe
Associate Personnel Administrator
Attention: Clinical Director - NYCCC
NYS Office of Mental Health
44 Holland Avenue
Albany, NY 12229
PHONE # (518) 474-1261
FAX # (518) 402-4086