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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 01/03/18

Applications Due02/20/18

Vacancy ID46421

AgencyMental Health, Office of

TitleLicensed Master Social Worker 1, Capital District Psychiatric Center, P18026

Occupational CategoryHealth Care, Human/Social Services

Salary Grade18

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

Salary RangeFrom $55494 to $70566 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Variable

Hours Per Week 40

Workday

From 11 PM

To 7:30 AM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Albany

Street Address Capital District Psychiatric Center

75 New Scotland Ave

City Albany

StateNY

Zip Code12208

Minimum Qualifications Candidates must be reachable for appointment from the appropriate Civil Service eligible list for this title;

OR

Transfer Opportunity - Candidates must be permanent in this title and eligible for lateral transfer; OR be eligible for transfer via Section 70.1 of Civil Service law. To qualify for Section 70.1 transfer, candidates must be licensed and currently registered by New York State as a Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW) or Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) and have at least one year of permanent status in an approved title within two salary grades of the Grade 18 level.

Temporary Appointment –

In the event that there is not a valid eligible list at this location, candidates who meet the minimum qualifications for the Licensed Master Social Worker 2 exam may submit an employment application and resume to Central New York Psychiatric Center and if hired, will be appointed with temporary status.

Candidates must also submit an online application for the Licensed Master Social Worker examination by January 31, 2018. The examination announcement and the online application can be found at the following link:

https://www.cs.ny.gov/jobseeker/lmsw.cfm

Candidates appointed temporarily must receive a score that is reachable on the resulting eligible list before they can be permanently appointed.

Minimum Qualifications:

Either A. licensed and currently registered by New York State as a Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW) AND have one year of post NYS licensure professional social work experience;**
Or B. licensed and currently registered by New York State as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW).
Registration and licensure as a Licensed Mental Health Counselor is not considered qualifying for these examinations.

** Professional social work experience involves activities such as screening, assessing and diagnosing individuals' and families' psychosocial needs, strengths and limitations; participating in the development of treatment plans and discharge plans; counseling and educating individuals, groups and families to promote mental, emotional, physical and social functioning; helping access needed services; providing client/patient advocacy and crisis intervention; and developing, coordinating and evaluating services and support systems. Experience limited to social work research or social work administration is NOT considered qualifying.

Duties Description As a Licensed Master Social Worker 1, you would function as a member of an interdisciplinary treatment team providing a full range of social work services to individuals in a variety of settings.

Notes:

1. 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.

2. 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 (NPES); 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 you lose the ability to bill through
Medicaid and Medicare, you may be terminated from
your employment.

3. Continued employment as a Licensed Master Social
Worker 1 is dependent upon current licensure and
registration by New York State as a Licensed Master
Social Worker or Licensed Clinical Social Worker. Loss
of licensure and registration may result in removal
from employment.

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 will be required to pay any necessary fees. Additionally, prospective employees whose names are indicated on the SCR may be barred from appointment.

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

Name Human Resources

Telephone

Fax (518)549-6611

Email Address shay.valigorsky@omh.ny.gov

Address

Street Capital District Psychiatric Center

75 New Scotland Ave

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12208

 

Notes on ApplyingPlease indicate the Title, Vacancy ID # and Location of the position you are applying for in the subject line of your email or fax. Please complete the Office of Mental Health Employment Application and submit it along with your other application materials via fax, mail or the Human Resources email address noted above.

http://www.omh.ny.gov/omhweb/employment/docs/employment-application.pdf

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