Chief Of Mental Health Childrens Treatment Srvs - Grade 65

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Salary Information for Chief Of Mental Health Childrens Treatment Srvs
Title Grade Hiring Rate/yr Job Rate/yr
Chief Of Mental Health Childrens Treatment Srvs 65 $137,457 $173,664
Chief Of Mental Health Treatment Service 65 $137,457 $173,664

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Job Duties

As a Chief of Mental Health Children's Treatment Services, you would plan, coordinate, and evaluate comprehensive care and treatment programs in OMH children's psychiatric facilities and children's units at OMH psychiatric facilities. You would supervise and direct treatment team leaders and various staff in the delivery of care and treatment services to children and adolescents with serious emotional disturbances; engage facility leadership, local officials, mental health representatives, and families to ensure the most effective and efficient delivery of care and treatment services; review the scope and details of existing facility programs in a given area to assess their value; monitor facility admissions and discharge processes to maintain unit census; oversee environmental reviews to ensure safe and therapeutic patient environments; and maintain compliance with the regulatory environment, including standards and regulations of The Joint Commission, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, and Inspection of Care surveys, in order to sustain levels of care and service.

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Summary of Minimum Qualifications

Please note: qualifications for this position may be subject to change. If substitutions for education and/or experience are allowed, this information would be available on the announcement.

You must take and pass a Civil Service examination in order to be considered for this position.

On or before the date of the examination, you must be a qualified employee of the New York State Office of Mental Health and have had three months permanent competitive or 55-b/55-c service as follows:  

Chief Psychologist, Coordinator of Intensive Case Management Services, Director of Nursing, Mental Hygiene Nursing Program Coordinator, Principal Psychologist, Social Work Supervisor 3, Social Work Supervisor 3 (Spanish Language), Social Work Supervisor 3 (LCSW), Social Work Supervisor 3 [LCSW] (Spanish Language), Treatment Team Leader (Mental Health), Treatment Team Leader [Mental Health] (Spanish Language), Treatment Team Leader (Children & Youth), or Treatment Team Leader [Children & Youth] (Spanish Language).

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