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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 12/26/17

Applications Due03/01/18

Vacancy ID46305

AgencyMental Health, Office of

TitleNurse Practitioner (Psychiatry), Central Office;

Occupational CategoryHealth Care, Human/Social Services

Salary Grade24

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

Salary RangeFrom $101431 to $115534 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 25%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5

Workday

From 9 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Albany

Street Address NYS Office of Mental Health

44 Holland Avenue

City Albany

StateNY

Zip Code12229

Minimum Qualifications Transfer Opportunity:
Candidates must have one year of permanent, competitive service as a Nurse Practitioner (Psychiatry), Grade 24, and be eligible for lateral transfer; OR be eligible to transfer via Section 70.1 of the Civil Service Law by having one year of permanent service in any of the qualifying titles of Nurse Practitioner (Acute Care), Nurse Practitioner (Adult Health), Nurse Practitioner (Community Health), or Nurse Practitioner (Family Health), Grades 24. In addition, you must be certified by the New York State Education Department in the Psychiatry specialty area to practice as a Nurse Practitioner.

OR

Open Competitive Opportunity:
New York State License to practice as a Registered Professional Nurse; and certification by the New York State Education Department in the Psychiatry specialty area to practice as a Nurse Practitioner and reachable for appointment on the current Civil Service eligible list for the title.

OR

Nurse Practitioner (Psychiatry) is a continuous recruitment examination. The minimum qualifications are a New York State License to practice as a Registered Professional Nurse and certification by the New York State Education Department in the Psychiatry specialty area to practice as a Nurse Practitioner. To apply for placement on the eligible list, complete the Application for NYS Examinations, Form NYS-APP (2/17 L) and mail it to the Office of Mental Health Decentralized Exam Unit, 44 Holland Ave, Albany, NY 12229. You may access the exam announcement and the NYS-APP online at https://www.cs.ny.gov/examannouncements/announcements/oc-cr/decentralized/20-926.cfm.

Duties Description The Office of Mental Health (OMH) is recruiting to fill a Nurse Practitioner (Psychiatry), Grade 24, position in the Division of State Operations, Office of Coordinated Nursing Services. Under the general direction of the Adult Services Medical Director and the OMH Chief Executive Nursing Officer, the Nurse Practitioner (Psychiatry) will develop and implement a state-wide plan for primary and long-term care coordination for individuals being discharged from an OMH Psychiatric Center (PC) inpatient unit to a Skilled Nursing Facility. The incumbent will work with Psychiatric Center Psychiatrists, members of the Treatment Team, the Discharge Planning Team, the PC, Skilled Nursing Facility Community Mental Health Nurse , Facility Business Officer, indicated Field Office Staff, and staff from the indicated Skilled Nursing Facilities on the collaboration, coordination and provision of enhanced supports to individuals discharged to skilled nursing facilities.

The incumbent will address practice issues for OMH Nurse Practitioners. OMH now employs over 100 Nurse Practitioners. This Central Office position will entail disseminating scope of practice guidance and addressing any scope of practice issues that arise in both inpatient and outpatient settings. The incumbent will nurture and ensure success of interdisciplinary collaboration amongst Nurse Practitioners and other professionals (e.g., nurses, psychiatrists). The role of Nurse Practitioners in the evolving telemedicine and telepsychiatry approach will also become increasingly relevant to this work.

The incumbent will be the lead for all aspects of Nurse Practitioner recruitment at OMH. This will include liaising with Human Resources, medical and nursing leadership, Psychiatric Center leadership, professional organizations, and all Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner training programs across the State.

Other duties may include providing clinical, programmatic, and policy input on all issues pertaining to Nurse Practitioners, in conjunction with medical and nursing leadership.

Additional Comments Posted Hiring Salary includes an Increased Hiring Salary ($5,757) and Geographic Differential ($20,000) added to the statutory hiring rate ($75,674). Geographic Differential added to the job rate ($95,534) for the PS&T Grade 24.

Generous benefit package includes:
• Paid vacation leave
• Paid personal leave
• Paid holidays
• Paid sick leave
• Tuition aid
• Medical, Prescription, Dental and Vision care benefits
• Membership in the New York State and Local Employees' Retirement System, and
• Various savings plan programs.

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

Name Nicole Swankey

Telephone

Fax (518) 486-3897

Email Address OMHHRM@OMH.NY.GOV

Address

Street NYS Office of Mental Health

44 Holland Avenue

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12229

 

Notes on ApplyingTo be considered for this position, interested candidates should email a cover letter and resume in Microsoft Word or PDF format to omhhrm@omh.ny.gov. Please include the title of the position and Vacancy ID #46305 in the subject line of your email when applying.

You are advised that, should you accept a job offer with the Office of Mental Health, you may be required to be fingerprinted and pay a fingerprint fee.

Posted Hiring Salary includes the sum of the statutory hiring rate for PS&T Grade 24 ($72,735) and an Increased Hiring Salary ($5,757).

Generous benefit package includes:
• Paid vacation leave
• Paid personal leave
• Paid holidays
• Paid sick leave
• Tuition aid
• Medical, Prescription, Dental and Vision care benefits
• Membership in the New York State and Local Employees' Retirement System, and
• Various savings plan programs.

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