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Office of Mental Health

Psychology Careers

Psychologists at OMH provide patient-centered and recovery-focused professional psychological services in a supportive environment. OMH Psychologists assess, diagnose, and treat psychological and behavioral issues. They may also perform court ordered assessments and testify in court on their findings.

Our psychologists serve:

  • adults with serious mental illness
  • children and youth with emotional disturbances
  • forensically involved individuals
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OMH offers career opportunities for psychologists at psychiatric centers throughout New York State.  You may use our interactive map to learn more about, or to contact, the psychiatric center(s) of interest to you.


Current Job Openings


Please Note: Psychology positions located at OMH facilities require employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19.  For more information see mandatory vaccine requirements.


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

To Apply

To apply for a psychologist position, you must submit an examination application: Form NYS-APP.  To request an application, please contact OMH Recruiter.

If you have any questions regarding job openings or how to apply, or you need a paper application* please contact OMH Recruiter.

* If you are having an accessibility issue on our website and cannot access information, please contact OMH Recruiter.