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Nurse Practitioner (Psychiatry), Buffalo Psychiatric Center, P19084

New York State Civil Service Buffalo, NY
  • Expired: January 09, 2019. Applications are no longer accepted.

Minimum Qualifications
One year of permanent, competitive service as a Nurse Practitioner and eligible for transfer
Open Competitive Opportunity:
NYS Registered Professional Nurse License and NYS Education Department Certification to practice as a Nurse Practitioner and reachable for appointment on the current Civil Service eligible list for the title.
Nurse Practitioner 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. Candidates interested in applying for the open competitive opportunity must complete the New York State Application and submit it via email to: OR mail to:
New York State Office of Mental Health
Decentralized List Unit
44 Holland Avenue
Albany, NY 12229 ## Duties Description
As a Nurse Practitioner, you would provide primary health care working in collaboration with a licensed physician or physicians. You would assess the physical and psychosocial status of clients by means of interview, health history, physical examination, and diagnostic tests. In accordance with a written practice agreement and written practice protocols that include specialty areas and are agreed upon in advance by you and the physician of record, your work may include the diagnosis of illness and physical conditions and the performance of therapeutic and corrective measures. You may also perform employee health examinations in accordance with the practice agreement and practice protocols. In small medical offices, supervision of subordinate staff may be required.
1. If you fail to maintain your license and/or registration once you are appointed, action will be taken to remove you from the position.
2. In order to be eligible for appointment and to maintain employment, you cannot be listed as an excluded individual or entity on any of the Federal and/or State Medicaid and Medicare exclusion lists (or excluded from any other Federal or Federally assisted program). If you are appointed and subsequently listed as an excluded individual or entity on any of these lists (or excluded from any other Federal or federally assisted program), you may be terminated from your employment.
3. If appointed you may be required to become an enrolled Medicare provider; obtain and provide to your employer a National Provider Identifier (NPI) number issued by the National Plan and Provider Enumeration System (NPPES); and otherwise actively participate to the degree necessary to allow for your services to be billed through Medicare and Medicaid. If you are appointed and you lose the ability to bill through Medicare and Medicaid, you may be terminated from your employment.
4. Your degree or college credit must have been awarded by a regionally accredited college or university or one recognized by the NYS Education Department as following acceptable educational practices. If your degree or college credit was awarded by an educational institution outside the United States and its territories, you must provide independent verification of equivalency. You can write to the Examination Information Desk of the Department of Civil Service for a list of acceptable companies who provide this service. You must pay the required evaluation fee.
Additional Comments
Background Investigation/Justice Center Review: Prospective appointees will be: 1) Checked against the Staff Exclusion List (SEL) maintained by the Justice Center for the Protection of People with Special Needs. Prospective employees whose names appear on the SEL as having been found responsible for serious or repeated acts of abuse or neglect will be barred from appointment and may have their names removed from the eligible list(s) for the title(s) if applicable. 2) Investigated through a Criminal Background Check (CBC), which includes State and federal Criminal History Record Checks. All convictions must be reported; conviction of a felony or misdemeanor, or any falsified or omitted information on the prospective appointee's employment application, may bar appointment or result in removal after appointment. Each case will be determined on its own merits, consistent with the applicable provisions of State and federal laws, rules, and regulations. Prospective employees will be fingerprinted in order to obtain a record of their criminal history information, and may be required to pay any necessary fees. 3) Screened against the Statewide Central Register of Child Abuse and Maltreatment (SCR). Prospective employees will be required to pay any necessary fees. Additionally, prospective employees whose names are indicated on the SCR may be barred from appointment.
Additional Comments: Posted Hiring Salary includes the sum of the statutory hiring rate for PS&T; Grade 24 ($77,187), Geographic Differential ($20,000) and Increased Hiring Salary ($5,757). Geographic Differential added to job rate ($97,448).
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.
Notes on Applying
Indicate the Title, Location and the Vacancy ID of the position you are applying for in the subject line and email to OR mail to
New York State Office of Mental Health
Decentralized List Unit
44 Holland Avenue
Albany, NY 12229
Please complete and submit the NYS-Application:
Date Posted: 01/08/19
Applications Due: 01/09/20
Vacancy ID: 63128
Agency: Mental Health, Office of
Title: Nurse Practitioner (Psychiatry), Buffalo Psychiatric Center, P19084
Occupational Category: Health Care, Human/Social Services
Salary Grade: 24
Bargaining Unit: PS&T; - Professional, Scientific, and Technical (PEF)
Salary Range: From $102944 to $117448 Annually
Employment Type: Full-Time
Appointment Type: Permanent
Jurisdictional Class: Competitive Class
Travel Percentage: 0%
Workweek: Other (see below)
"Other" Explanation: To Be Determined
Hours Per Week: 40
From: 12 AM
To: 11:30 PM
Flextime allowed?: No
Mandatory overtime?: No
Compressed workweek allowed?: No
Telecommuting allowed?: No
County: Erie
City: Buffalo
State: NY
Zip Code: 14213
Name: Karen Zappia
Fax: 716-816-2554
Email Address:
Street Address: Buffalo Psychiatric Center 400 Forest Avenue
Street: Buffalo Psychiatric Center 400 Forest Avenue

New York State Civil Service


Buffalo, NY
14211 USA