Deputy Director, Psychiatric Center 1 - Administration, Capital District Psychiatric Center, P18560

State of New York Albany, NY
Minimum Qualifications EXPERIENCE:

Four (4) years of responsible management, administrative or supervisory experience in the health services field including one (1) year as manager of one or more of the following areas functioning in support of clinical or treatment services: budget, fiscal, human resource management, affirmative action, information systems management, or support services in a general hospital, community mental health center, health care facility or a facility or agency providing services to people diagnosed with mental illness, developmental disabilities or mental retardation.



A Master's degree from a regionally accredited college or university or one recognized by the NYS Education Department as following acceptable educational standards in hospital, health care, public or business administration or a related field.



Six (6) years of the experience described above including two (2) years as a manager as described above.



A Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited college or university or one recognized by the NYS Education Department as following acceptable educational standards.

Additionally, all candidates must be eligible to participate in Federal health care programs (e.g., Medicaid). Individuals excluded from participation in these programs will not be considered.

Duties Description Under the general direction of the Executive Director, Psychiatric Center, the DDPC 1 – Administration will have responsibility for the day-to-day development and direction of administrative management services (human resources, fiscal services and support services) of the facility. The DDPC 1 - Administration, as part of the management team of the facility, assists the Executive Director and provides administrative leadership; implements facility policies; interprets policy guidelines and monitors the effectiveness of these policies; and ensures that Joint Commission standards for environmental quality and patient safety are met.

Additional Comments The Capital District Psychiatric Center (CDPC) is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Deputy Director, Psychiatric Center 1 – Administration (DDPC 1 – Administration). CDPC provides a full range of quality outpatient and inpatient services to adults and children covering a nine (9) county service area in Upstate New York and is a major teaching site for psychiatry for Albany Medical College. Services are delivered in a respectful, safe and caring environment with a primary focus on hope and recovery. CDPC promotes a system of care in which treatment, rehabilitation and recovery are realized through ongoing collaboration with patients, their families and the service providers within the facility's catchment area. Emphasis is on services that are person centered, strength and evidence-based and that recognize the importance of individual preferences. For more information about CDPC, please visit the facility's website at


All prospective employees will be fingerprinted and undergo a complete Criminal Background Check against New York State and federal criminal history records. Candidates will also be subject to a check against the Staff Exclusion List (SEL) maintained by the Justice Center for the Protection of People with Special Needs, and the Statewide Central Register of Child Abuse and Maltreatment (SCR) maintained by the Office of Children and Family Services (OCFS). Candidates may be required to pay the fees associated with these background checks. Employment is contingent upon your complying with and satisfactorily meeting these background investigation requirements.


1. It is the candidate's responsibility to clearly demonstrate how

they meet minimum qualifications. Vague or ambiguous

information will not be interpreted in the candidate's favor.

2. In order to be hired and to maintain your employment, you

cannot be listed as an excluded individual or entity on any of the

Federal and/or State Medicaid and Medicare exclusion lists. If

you are appointed and subsequently listed as an excluded

individual or entity on any of these lists, you may be terminated

from your employment.

3. Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by

the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any

form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current

compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time

as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment

with compensation. If such information has been requested from

you before such time, please contact the Governor's Office of

Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at