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Office of Mental Health

Nursing Careers

Psychiatric Nursing is a rewarding career for those who wish to support hope, recovery and resilience for adults with serious mental illness and children and adolescents with serious emotional disturbances. Nursing staff at OMH work as part of a treatment team that provides individualized, comprehensive and recovery-oriented services.

OMH is currently recruiting for psychiatric nursing staff in a variety of settings including inpatient, community, and forensic.

To Apply

OMH offers career opportunities for nurses throughout New York State.


Current Job Openings



All OMH employees receive a generous benefits package including:

  • 13 paid vacation days the first year of employment
  • 5 paid personal days and 13 paid holidays each year
  • Paid sick leave
  • Dental, vision and healthcare coverage
  • A retirement pension plan
  • Access to tuition assistance programs

Nurse Development Program

The OMH Nurse Development Program (NDP) offers tuition reimbursement to eligible OMH employees interested in advancing their nursing education and credentials; subject to available funding. NDP funds can be used to pursue Board Certification or advanced nursing degrees at the Bachelor’s, Master’s and Doctoral levels as well as Nurse Practitioner degrees.

Questions? Contact OMH Nurse Recruiter.