Chief Of Mental Health Treatment Service

Grade 65

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Summary of Job Description

As a Chief of Mental Health Treatment Service, you would plan, coordinate, and evaluate comprehensive care and treatment programs at OMH psychiatric facilities. You would supervise and direct treatment team leaders and various staff in the delivery of care and treatment services to individuals with mental illness; engage facility leadership, local officials, mental health representatives, families, private groups, and individuals with mental illness 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 Forensic Unit 1, Chief Psychologist, Coordinator of Intensive Case Management Services, Director of Nursing, Forensic Services Program Administrator 1, Forensic Services Program Administrator 2, Mental Health Rehabilitation Program Director 1, Mental Hygiene Nursing Program Coordinator, Principal Psychologist, Residential Program Manager 4, 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).

For informational purposes only, click on the examination number(s) listed below to see the current or previous examination(s) that are used to fill this title.


How to Apply

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Career Mobility

Career mobility is not just limited to the titles in the Career Ladder, above. Additional movement may be achieved through other examinations, additional education and/or work experience or transfer opportunities. For additional information or clarification of transfer determinations, current State employees should contact the Career Mobility Office. Visit ELMS Online to view established open-competitive, promotion, and transition eligible lists. If you are not a current New York State employee, see Employment Opportunities with New York State and find out how to become a New York State employee.

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