Licensed Master Social Worker 2, Central New York Psychiatric Center
Licensed Master Social Worker 2, Central New York Psychiatric Center Minimum Qua
Position: Social Worker
Salary: $62,726-79,577 per year
Type: Full Time
Location: New York City,
Minimum Qualifications Candidates must be on the current eligible list and be
reachable for appointment;
Transfer Opportunity - Candidates must have one year permanent competitive or 55-
b/c service in this title and be eligible for lateral transfer; OR be eligible for transfer via
Section 70.1 of Civil Service law. To qualify for Section 70.1 transfer, candidates must
be licensed and currently registered by New York State as a Licensed Master Social
Worker (LMSW) or Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) and have at least one
year of permanent competitive or 55-b/c service in a title approved for transfer by Civil
Service within two salary grades of the Grade 20 level.
Temporary Appointment - In the event there is not a valid eligible list at this location,
candidates who meet the minimum qualifications for the Licensed Master Social
Worker 2 examination may submit an employment application and resume to Central
New York Psychiatric Center and if hired, will be appointed with temporary status.
Candidates must also submit an online application for the Licensed Master Social
Worker 2 examination during the next application period in July 30, 2019. The
examination announcement and the online application can be found at the following
Candidates appointed temporarily must receive a score that is reachable on the
resulting eligible list before they can be permanently appointed.
Either A. licensed and currently registered by New York State as a Licensed Master
Social Worker (LMSW) AND have one year of post NYS licensure professional social
OR B. licensed and currently registered by New York State as a Licensed Clinical
Social Worker (LCSW).
Registration and licensure as a Licensed Mental Health Counselor is not considered
qualifying for these examinations.
** Professional social work experience involves activities such as screening, assessing
and diagnosing individuals’ and families’ psychosocial needs, strengths and
limitations; participating in the development of treatment plans and discharge plans;
counseling and educating individuals, groups and families to promote mental,
emotional, physical and social functioning; helping access needed services; providing
client/patient advocacy and crisis intervention; and developing, coordinating and
evaluating services and support systems. Experience limited to social work research
or social work administration is NOT considered qualifying.
Duties Description Licensed Master Social Workers 2 serve as members of
interdisciplinary treatment teams providing the full range of social work services to
individuals in a variety of settings. As a Licensed Master Social Worker 2, you would
be required to handle more complex issues and to exercise a high level of
independent professional judgment throughout the course of your activities. You may
also be required to supervise and train subordinate staff.
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.
This position is at Central New York Psychiatric Center’s Great Meadow Satellite Unit,
located on the grounds of Great Meadow Correctional Facility in Washington County.
1. 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.
2. 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 (NPES); 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
Medicaid and Medicare, you may be terminated from your employment.
3. Continued employment as a Licensed Master Social Worker 2 is dependent upon
current licensure and registration by New York State as a Licensed Master Social
Worker or Licensed Clinical Social Worker. Loss of licensure and registration may
result in removal from employment.
Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify