Buffalo Psychiatric Center   Buffalo, NY   Full-time     Health Care Provider
Posted on October 24, 2022

Board Certified/Eligible Psychiatrist

Buffalo Psychiatric Center - Buffalo, NY

Buffalo Psychiatric Center (BPC), a NYS Office of Mental Health Facility, is recruiting a board certified/eligible psychiatrist. Our Inpatient Services at Buffalo Psychiatric Center, located at 400 Forest Avenue, Buffalo, NY provides intermediate term level of care to an inpatient population. We have a census of 149 and serve patients on six units. Each unit has a multidisciplinary team that provides care, treatment, rehabilitation, and support to restore functioning.

Psychiatrists perform comprehensive psychiatric assessments, mental status examinations, formulate appropriate diagnoses, collaborate with the treatment team, formulate treatment plans, prescribe medications, educate patients about side effects, and monitor patient response to prescribed medications. Provide court testimony when necessary. Document initial psychiatric evaluations, subsequent progress notes, and significant data such as incident reports, significant event reports, and admission and discharge summaries on a timely basis. Adhere to supervisorymeetingsand evaluations, assimilate feedback, and strive for performance improvement and professional development. Be an active member of Medical Staff organization, participate in hospital committees that provide oversite over clinical policies and improvement activities, and perform other duties as determined by supervisory staff, and the Clinical Director.

If you are interested in joining the BPC team and contribute to a workforce dedicated to improving the lives of others, we offer the following:

Excellent compensation:

•PSYCHIATRIST 2: Possession of a license to practice medicine in New York State and board certification in general psychiatry by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. Base annual salary $269,333*

•PSYCHIATRIST 1: Possession of a license to practice medicine in New York State and completion of an accredited training program in general psychiatry acceptable by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology for entrance into its examination. Base annual salary $257,847*

•Base salaries are for a 40-hour workweek. *Income can be augmented by doing voluntary overnight/weekend/holiday coverage.


•Defined benefit and contributory retirement pension plans

•Health, dental, and vision insurance

•Tuition assistance

•Parental leave

•Student loan repayment may be available through NYS up to $150K.

•Visa Sponsorship if needed

•Generous PAID vacations, holiday time, and civil service protections.

•No cost CMEs

•No non-compete' clause, so that outside employment activities are allowed.

•Protection is much broader in scope than typical medical malpractice coverages.

•Don't need to look for tail insurance if you leave state service.

•Generous/adequate patient face to face time as opposed to typical 15-minute check.

Interested candidates, please forward CVs to: BPC, Human Resources Department, 400 Forest Avenue, Buffalo, NY 14213 

The Mission of the New York State Office of Mental Health (OMH) is to promote the mental health of all New Yorkers, with a focus on providing hope and supporting recovery for adults with serious mental illness and children with serious emotional disturbances. Applicants with lived mental health experience are encoura ged to apply.OMH is deeply committed to supporting underserved individuals, organizations and communities. To this end, OMH is focused on implementing activities and initiatives to reduce disparities in access, quality, and treatment outcomes for underserved populations.

A critical component of these efforts is ensuring OMH is a diverse and inclusive workplace where the unique attributes and skills of all employees are valued and utilized to support the missionofthe Agency. OMH is an equal opportunity/ affirmative action employer.