New York State of Opportunity

New York State Department of Civil Service announces Continuous Recruitment Examination Open to the Public

Assistant Psychiatrist/Psychiatrist 1/2

Applications Accepted
Continuously
Tests To Be Held
Periodically

 

Exams Included on This Announcement
Exam Number Exam Title Salary Grade Salary*
20-959 Assistant Psychiatrist NS $113,843 - $126,712
20-960 Psychiatrist 1 G-35 $151,389
20-961 Psychiatrist 1 (Children and Youth) G-35 $151,389
20-962 Psychiatrist 1 (Chinese Language) G-35 $151,389
20-963 Psychiatrist 1 (Spanish Language) G-35 $151,389
20-979 Psychiatrist 1 (Forensic) G-35 $151,389
20-964 Psychiatrist 2 G-38 $160,891**
20-965 Psychiatrist 2 (Children and Youth) G-38 $160,891**
20-966 Psychiatrist 2 (Chinese Language) G-38 $160,891**
20-967 Psychiatrist 2 (Manual Communication) G-38 $160,891**
20-968 Psychiatrist 2 (Spanish Language) G-38 $160,891**
20-980 Psychiatrist 2 (Forensic) G-38 $160,891**

* Actual starting salary is dependent on your credentials and experience. Additional salary enhancements are available for specific geographic locations and an increased hiring minimum may be available as a result of recruitment difficulty.

** The salary for Psychiatrist 2, Salary Grade 38 is revised annually.

NS – the salary grade NS denotes a non-statutory salary grade.

Appointees who work in the five boroughs of New York City or in Nassau, Suffolk, Rockland, or Westchester Counties will receive an additional $3,026 annual downstate adjustment. Appointees who work in Dutchess, Orange, or Putnam Counties will receive an additional $1,513 annual mid-Hudson adjustment.

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On or before the date of filing your application, you must meet the following requirements:

For Number 20-959:

  1. possession of a limited permit to practice medicine in New York State (See limited permit option below†); AND
  2. completion of an accredited training program in general psychiatry acceptable by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology for entrance into its examination.

For Numbers 20-960 through 20-963 and 20-979:

  1. possession of a license to practice medicine in New York State (See limited permit option below†); AND
  2. completion of an accredited training program in general psychiatry (See Notes 1 and 2) acceptable by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology for entrance into its examination.

NOTE 1: For Number 20-961, you must also have completed an accredited training program in child and adolescent psychiatry acceptable by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology for entrance into its examination.

NOTE 2: For Number 20-979, you must also have completed an accredited training program in forensic psychiatry approved by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology for entrance into its examination.

For Numbers 20-964 through 20-968 and 20-980:

  1. possession of a license to practice medicine in New York State; AND
  2. certification in general psychiatry (See Notes 3 and 4) by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology.

NOTE 3: For Number 20-965, you must also have your certification in child and adolescent psychiatry by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology.

NOTE 4: For Number 20-980, you must also have your certification in forensic psychiatry by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology.

Limited permit option: This option is available only in the Office of Mental Health and Office for People With Developmental Disabilities. If you are licensed in another state or by written examination in Canada, AND meet the other requirements for Psychiatrist 1 or 2, AND have a current limited permit to practice medicine in New York State, you are eligible to compete in the examination. If appointed, you must obtain your license within one year of the date your limited permit was issued. Failure to do so will result in removal from your position.

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 (NPPES); 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 lose the ability to bill through Medicare and Medicaid, you may be terminated from your employment.
  3. License and Certification: Loss of license or limited permit to practice medicine in New York State or failure to maintain certification by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (if required) will result in action to remove you from the position.
  4. NYS license to practice medicine: Information on requirements for licensure should be directed to the New York State Education Department, Office of the Professions at: The New York State Education Department, Office of the Professions, Division of Professional Licensing Services, Medicine Unit, 89 Washington Avenue, Albany, NY 12234-1000; (518) 474-3817 ext. 260; or email: opunit2@mail.nysed.gov.
  5. Certification in General Psychiatry, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry or Forensic Psychiatry: Information on requirements for certification in general psychiatry, child and adolescent psychiatry, or forensic psychiatry may be obtained by mail from the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Inc., 2150 E. Lake Cook Road, Suite 900, Buffalo Grove, IL 60089; by phone at (847) 229-6500; or on the Internet at http://www.abpn.com(External Link).
  6. Accredited training programs in psychiatry: Information regarding acceptable accredited training programs in general psychiatry, child and adolescent psychiatry, or forensic psychiatry can be obtained by mail from the Accrediting Council for Graduate Medical Education, Suite 2000, 515 North State Street, Chicago, IL 60654; (312) 755-5000; or on the Internet at http://acgme.org/(External Link).
  7. Language and Manual Communication positions: If you are considered for appointment to a Spanish or Chinese language position, you will be required to demonstrate your proficiency in the language. If you are considered for appointment to a Manual Communications position, you must demonstrate your proficiency in manual sign language. Proficiency must be at a level that will assure your ability to properly perform the duties of the position.
  8. Background Investigation/Justice Center Review: The names of all prospective employees will be:
    • 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);
    • Investigated through a Criminal Background Check (CBC). All convictions must be reported. Conviction of a felony or misdemeanor or any falsified or omitted information 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;
    and may be:
    • Screened against the Statewide Central Register of Child Abuse and Maltreatment (SCR). Prospective employees whose names appear on the SCR may be barred from appointment.
    You will be responsible for payment of all required fees.
  9. Appropriate part-time and volunteer experience, which can be verified, will be accepted on a prorated basis.
  10. New York State residence is not required.

The Positions

These positions exist with New York State government in the Office of Mental Health, Office for People With Developmental Disabilities, Office of Children and Family Services, and Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services, at various locations throughout the state. The Assistant Psychiatrist positions exist only in the Office of Mental Health.

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Duties

As an Assistant Psychiatrist, you would work as a practicing specialist providing psychiatric services under the direct supervision of a licensed psychiatrist or physician.

As a Psychiatrist 1, including various parenthetics, you would serve as a practicing specialist under the direction of a higher level Psychiatrist or Physician; you may be assigned responsibility for a group of clients or residents or a portion of a treatment program or treatment facility or unit.

As a Psychiatrist 2, including various parenthetics, you would serve as a practicing specialist by providing psychiatric services to clients and residents and coordinating other treatment and support services for them; you may plan and oversee psychiatric, medical, and patient care and support services for a treatment program, a group of clients or residents, a treatment facility, or a unit.

There will be no written test. If you meet the Minimum Qualifications, your education and experience will be evaluated against the general background/critical activities of the position. Therefore, it is important that the information on your application be complete and accurate. Vagueness or omissions will not be considered in your favor. Your final score will be based on the rating you receive on the evaluation of education and experience.

Your final score must be 70 or higher in order to pass. Rank on the eligible list will be determined after adding any wartime veterans′ and Civil Service Law Section 85-a credits to your final passing score.

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How to Apply

Please read all special instruction on where to mail your application.

Where to Apply

Mail your completed application to the agency or facility where you wish to be employed. Do not mail your application to the NYS Department of Civil Service.

State agencies have an ongoing need for persons qualified for appointment to these positions. Agencies will accept applications at any time and will rate applications whenever additional eligibles are needed. In general, all applications received up to six weeks before a scheduled rating period will be processed for that period. Applications received afterward will be retained for the next scheduled rating period.

Special Instructions for Applicant

A list of facilities where these positions exist is a part of this announcement. Submit your application directly to the facilities where you are interested in being employed with the following exceptions: to apply to the Office of Children and Family Services, send your application to the personnel office in Rensselaer; to apply to the Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services, send your application to the personnel office in Albany. Do not send your application to the Department of Civil Service.

If you have questions about these examinations write or call any of the listed facilities.



NEW YORK STATE OFFICE FOR PEOPLE WITH DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES
Mail your NYS-APP application form directly to the facility
where you wish to be considered for employment.
For additional information contact:
New York State Office For People With Developmental Disabilities
44 Holland Avenue
Albany, New York 12229
Information Line 1-866-946-9733
http://www.opwdd.ny.gov(External Link)or one of the facilities listed below.

Bernard M. Fineson Developmental Disabilities Services Office
P.O. Box 280507
Queens Village, NY 11428-0507
(718) 217-5110


Brooklyn Developmental Disabilities Services Office
888 Fountain Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11208-5997
(718) 642-6310


Broome Developmental Disabilities Services Office
249 Glenwood Road
Binghamton, NY 13905-1695
(607) 770-0241


Capital District Developmental Disabilities Services Office
500 Balltown Road
Schenectady, NY 12304
(518) 370-7386


Central New York Developmental Disabilities Services Office
Rome Office
Box 470
Rome, NY 13442-0470
(315) 336-2300, Ext. 578


Central New York Developmental Disabilities Services Office
Syracuse Office
P.O. Box 1035
800 South Wilbur Avenue
Syracuse, NY 13201
(315) 473-6980


Finger Lakes Developmental Disabilities Services Office
Attention:  Human Resources Office
620 Westfall Road
Rochester, NY 14620
(585) 461-8800

Hudson Valley Developmental Disabilities Services Office
P.O. Box 470, 7 Wilbur Road
Thiells, NY 10984
(845) 947-6300


Long Island Developmental Disabilities Services Office
45 Mall Drive, Suite 1
Commack, NY 11725
(631) 493-1830


Metro New York Developmental Disabilities Services Office
Personnel Office
2400 Halsey Street
Bronx, NY 10461
(718) 430-0710


NYS Institute For Basic Research in Developmental Disabilities
1050 Forest Hill Road
Staten Island, NY 10314
(718) 494-5100

Staten Island Developmental Disabilities Services Office
1150 Forest Hill Road
Staten Island, NY 10314-6316
(718) 983-5433


Sunmount Developmental Disabilities Services Office
2445 State Route 30
Tupper Lake, NY 12986
(518) 359-4150


Taconic Developmental Disabilities Services Office
26 Center Circle
Wassaic, NY 12592
Attn: OHRM
(845) 877-6821, Ext. 3367


Western New York Developmental Disabilities Services Office
1200 East and West Road, HRMO, Bldg. #1
West Seneca, NY 14224
(716) 517-2000

NEW YORK STATE OFFICE OF ALCOHOLISM AND SUBSTANCE ABUSE SERVICES

Mail your NYS-APP application form directly to:
New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services
Bureau of Human Resources Management
1450 Western Avenue
Albany, New York 12203
(518) 485-1728
http://www.oasas.ny.gov(External Link)

Bronx Addiction Treatment Center
Bronx Psychiatric Center
Building 13
1500 Waters Place
Bronx, NY 10461-2723
(718) 904-0026, Ext. 2


Charles K. Post Addiction Treatment Center
Pilgrim Psychiatric Center
Building 1
998 Crooked Hill Road
West Brentwood
NY 11717-1087
(631) 434-7209


Creedmoor Addiction Treatment Center
Creedmoor Psychiatric Center
Building #19, CBU 15
80-45 Winchester Boulevard
Queens Village, NY 11427-2193
(718) 264-3740

Dick Van Dyke Addiction Treatment Center
1330 County Road 132
Ovid, NY 14521-9700
(607) 869-9500


John L. Norris Addiction Treatment Center
Rochester Psychiatric Center
1111 Elmwood Ave.
Rochester, NY 14620-3005
(585) 461-0410


Kingsboro Addiction Treatment Center
754 Lexington Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11221-2944
(718) 453-3200


Margaret A. Stutzman Addiction Treatment Center
360 Forest Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14213-1298
(716) 882-4900


McPike Addiction Treatment Center
1213 Court Street
Utica, NY 13502-3803
(315) 738-4600


Richard C. Ward Addiction Treatment Center
Suite No. 12/16, Building 92
117 Seward Avenue
Middletown, NY 10940-1903
(845) 341-2500


Russell E. Blaisdell Addiction Treatment Center
Rockland Psychiatric Center
Box 140
Orangeburg, NY 10962-1129
(845) 359-8500


St. Lawrence Addiction Treatment Center
One Chimney Point Drive
Hamilton Hall
Ogdensburg, NY 13669-2291
(315) 393-1180


South Beach Addiction Treatment Center
South Beach Psychiatric Center
Building 1, 2nd Floor
777 Seaview Avenue
Staten Island, NY 10305-3499
(718) 667-5202

NEW YORK STATE OFFICE OF CHILDREN AND FAMILY SERVICES

Mail your NYS-APP application form directly to:
New York State Office of Children and Family Services
Personnel Office
52 Washington Street
Rensselaer, New York 12144-2735
(518) 473-7793

NEW YORK STATE OFFICE OF MENTAL HEALTH

Mail your NYS-APP application form directly to the facility where you wish to be considered for employment.
For additional information contact:
New York State Office of Mental Health
44 Holland Avenue
Albany, New York 12229
(518) 402-4058
http://www.omh.state.ny.us(External Link) or contact one of the facilities below.

Bronx Children's Psychiatric Center
1000 Waters Place
Bronx, NY 10461
(718) 239-3600


Bronx Psychiatric Center
1500 Waters Place
Bronx, NY 10461
(718) 931-0600


Brooklyn Children's Center
1819 Bergen Street
Brooklyn, NY 11233-4513
(718) 221-4500


Buffalo Psychiatric Center
400 Forest Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14213
(716) 885-2261


Capital District Psychiatric Center
75 New Scotland Avenue
Albany, NY 12208
(518) 447-9611


Central New York Psychiatric Center
Box 300
Marcy, NY 13403
(315) 765-3600


Creedmoor Psychiatric Center
79-25 Winchester Boulevard
Queens Village, NY 11427
(718) 464-7500

Elmira Psychiatric Center
100 Washington Street
Elmira, NY 14901-2898
(607) 737-4711


Greater Binghamton Health Center
425 Robinson Street
Binghamton, NY 13904
(607) 724-1391


Hutchings Psychiatric Center
620 Madison Street
Syracuse, NY 13210
(315) 426-3600


Kingsboro Psychiatric Center
681 Clarkson Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11203
(718) 221-7700


Kirby Forensic Psychiatric Center
600 East 125th Street
Wards Island, NY 10035
(646) 672-5858


Manhattan Psychiatric Center
600 East 125th Street
Wards Island, NY 10035
(646) 672-6767


Mid-Hudson Forensic Psychiatric Center
Box 158, Route 17M
New Hampton, NY 10958
(845) 374-3171

Mohawk Valley Psychiatric Center
1400 Noyes Street
Utica, NY 13502
(315) 738-3800


Nathan S. Kline Institute for Psychiatric Research
140 Old Orangeburg Road
Orangeburg, NY 10962
(845) 398-5500


NYS Psychiatric Institute
1051 Riverside Drive
New York, NY 10032
(212) 543-5000


Pilgrim Psychiatric Center
998 Crooked Hill Road
West Brentwood, NY 11717-1087
(631) 761-3500


Queens Children's Psychiatric Center
74-03 Commonwealth Boulevard
Bellerose, NY 11426
(718) 264-4500


Rochester Psychiatric Center
1111 Elmwood Avenue
Rochester, NY 14620
(585) 241-1200


Rockland Children's Psychiatric Center
2 First Avenue
Orangeburg, NY 10962
(845) 680-4000


Rockland Psychiatric Center
Old Orangeburg Road
Orangeburg, NY 10962
(845) 359-1000


Sagamore Children's Psychiatric Center
197 Half Hollow Road
Dix Hills, NY 11746
(631) 370-1700


St. Lawrence Psychiatric Center
One Chimney Point Drive
Ogdensburg, NY 13669
(315) 541-2001


South Beach Psychiatric Center
777 Seaview Avenue
Staten Island, NY 10305
(718) 667-2300


Western NY Children's Psychiatric Center
1010 East and West Road
West Seneca, NY 14224
(716) 677-7000

Additional Information

New York State is an Equal Opportunity Employer

It is the policy of the State of New York to provide for and promote equal opportunity employment, compensation, and other terms and conditions of employment without unlawful discrimination on the basis of age, race, color, religion, disability, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, veteran or military service member status, marital status, domestic violence victim status, genetic predisposition or carrier status, arrest and/or criminal conviction record, or any other category protected by law, unless based upon a bona fide occupational qualification or other exception.

Appointment to many positions in State government require candidates to undergo an investigative screening. This may include a thorough character investigation, a Federal Bureau of Investigation Criminal Record History Check, a Child Abuse Registry clearance, or other similar procedures. Candidates may be fingerprinted and may be required to pay any necessary fees for that procedure. Depending on the nature of the job, the criminal convictions discovered, or any falsified or omitted information revealed, the investigative findings may bar appointment or result in removal after appointment.

Eligibility for Employment

You must be legally eligible to work in the United States at the time of appointment and throughout your employment with New York State. If appointed, you must produce documents that establish your identity and eligibility to work in the United States, as required by the federal Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, and the Immigration and Nationality Act.

Reasonable Accommodations in Testing

It is the policy of the Department of Civil Service, in accordance with the New York State Human Rights Law and the Americans with Disabilities Act, to provide qualified persons with disabilities equal employment opportunity and equal opportunity to participate in and receive the benefits, services, programs, and activities of the Department. It is the policy of the Department to provide such persons reasonable accommodations and reasonable modifications as are necessary to provide equal opportunity. Persons with disabilities who require an accommodation to participate in an examination must note this on their application. Further information is available from the Test Administration Unit of the Department of Civil Service. In the Albany area, call 518-457-2487. Outside of the Albany area, call toll free at 1-877-697-5627. For TDD services, call NY Relay at 711 (requires a fee) or 1-800-662-1220.

New York State Residence Is Not Required For Most Positions

However, you must be eligible for employment in the United States.

Continuous Recruitment/Eligible Lists

Candidates who meet the qualification and pass this examination will have their names placed on the eligible list in the order of final scores, regardless of the date on which they filed or took the test. Generally, the names of qualified candidates will remain on the eligible list for two years. Appeal of ratings will not be allowed as the opportunity for retest exists. The department of Civil Service reserves the right to terminate this special recruitment program.

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Reissued: 10/15

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