Occ. Code 1912900





New York State Department of Civil Service



Classification Standard





            Positions in this title series direct and coordinate all professional and paramedical support services necessary to facilitate the functioning of the medical staff at Helen Hayes Hospital.  Incumbents of these positions provide indirect supervision to the heads of all of the departments at the hospital.


            These positions are only located at Helen Hayes Hospital.




DEPUTY DIRECTOR, REHABILITATION HOSPITAL:  director level; direct and coordinate all professional and paramedical support services.




Deputy Directors, Psychiatric Center, oversee the day-to-day development, direction, and coordination of program operations (e.g., quality assurance, treatment services, community services) and/or direct administrative management activities (e.g., human resources, business services, support operations, etc.) at State Psychiatric Centers operated by the Office of Mental Health (OMH).


Deputy Directors, Developmental Disabilities Services Office (DDSO), perform policy influencing activities in support of one or more significant segments of a DDSO organization.  Deputy Directors DDSO are frequently second in command of a facility and are called upon to represent interest of the entire DDSO with the public, private sector individuals, and groups.




Direct the day to day operations of Helen Hayes administrative and non-medical support services.















Maintain accreditation status with the Joint Commission (TJC) and Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF). 





Maintain up-to-date knowledge in the field of professional hospital administration through membership in professional associations, attend professional conferences, and review professional literature; perform appropriate studies in the field and publish the results of such studies.


Represent the Hospital in community health related activities.




Non-competitive:  a Masters Degree from a regionally accredited college and five years of experience as an administrator of a staff or support area in a program providing direct comprehensive service for patients in a rehabilitation or acute care hospital;



a Bachelors Degree from a regionally accredited college and seven years of the above noted experience.  Acceptable Bachelors degrees are:  business administration, accounting, nursing, health care administration, business education, marketing, economics, banking and finance, industrial engineering, mathematics, commerce, public administration and industrial management.



Date:  11/10


NOTE: Classification Standards illustrate the nature, extent and scope of duties and responsibilities of the classes they describe.  Standards cannot and do not include all of the work that might be appropriately performed by a class.  The minimum qualifications above are those which were required for appointment at the time the Classification Standard was written.  Please contact the Division of Staffing Services for current information on minimum qualification requirements for appointment or examination.