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Office of Mental Health

Employment at Central New York Psychiatric Center

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The Central New York Psychiatric Center is a comprehensive mental health service delivery system providing a full range of care and treatment to persons incarcerated in the New York State and county correctional system.

The CNYPC inpatient/outpatient system is fully accredited by JCAHO and is the only statewide Correctional/Mental Health system in the United States to have obtained such distinction.

Special Interest to Employees

All clinical departments have affiliation agreements with major universities for internship placement at CNYPC and academic benefits/appointments for clinical supervisors. CNYPC has an extensive inservice training program for all departments/ disciplines which provides CME credits and certificates. A shared Quality of Worklife Facility is available to employees for business and personal functions, and a comprehensive Activity Center is available to staff at designated times. The facility is totally smoke-free.

The CNYPC statewide Medical Staff Organization (MSO) consists of approximately 60 physicians. CNYPC operates a Fellowship in Forensic Psychiatry in affiliation with SUNY Health Science Syracuse Department of Psychiatry and the Syracuse University College of Law. The Residency Fellowship Program is fully accredited by ACGME.

Contact Information for Employment Opportunities

To apply for a position or inquire about potential employment opportunities at Central New York Psychiatric Center, please submit a resume and/or OMH Application for Employment Form PDF Document to the Personnel Office:

Fax: (315) 765-3369

Mailing Address:
Personnel Office
Central New York Psychiatric Center
P.O. Box 300
Marcy, NY 13403-0300

If you are responding to a specific job opening, please follow the application instructions provided in the posting.

Internship Opportunities

The CNYPC Doctoral Internship in Health Service Psychology (Sept. 1, 2018 – Aug. 31, 2019) offers two full-time, paid positions. Interns work with individuals with severe mental illness, personality disorders, and maladaptive behavior issues in forensic inpatient, correctional, and civil-confinement settings. Interns are based at the inpatient hospital and complete two supplemental rotations at Mid-State Correctional Facility and Marcy Correctional Facility Regional Mental Health Unit. An elective rotation is available with the Sex Offender Treatment Program. Intensive supervision and weekly didactics complement the interns’ experiences. For more information about the Internship Program, see the attached brochure , e-mail the Training Director , or call the CNYPC Psychology Department at 315-765-3656.

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