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To apply for any of these positions please contact our Human Resources Dept:

22 U.S. Oval
Suite 218
Plattsburgh, NY 12903

Email your resume to:


This list gets updated frequently, so if you don't see an opportunity which meets your talents, check back with us regularly to see when we'll post "your" position.


CLINICIAN (Adult Clinic)

BHSN is seeking a F/T Clinician for its outpatient Adult Clinic. Responsibilities include comprehensive assessment, treatment planning, and individual/group therapy.  Will include evening hours as assigned. NY State licensure in Social Work (LCSW) required; LCSW-R preferred. 


CLINICIAN (School-Based)

BHSN is looking for a School-Based Clinician to provide evidence-based individual, group and family interventions entirely in school settings. This is a full time position, following a modified school calendar. Primary responsibilities include engaging child/family in a comprehensive assessment of strengths/needs of a child/family and developing treatment plans based on assessment of need. Will also provide individual/group/family therapies and facilitate crisis intervention services as clinically needed and have the ability to coordinate services in different schools. Qualifications include: NYS LMHC, LMSW, or LCSW. Previous experience working in a school setting preferred. Must be able to work flexible hours to meet the needs of children and families. Travel between schools required. 



The Employee Assistance Services Program of BHSN is seeking a part-time or full time Clinician to provide diagnostic evaluation, motivational counseling, and referral activities on a flexible schedule. Qualified candidates must be an LMHC, LCSW-R, or CEAP, with a minimum of 3 years experience in a clinical mental health setting. Valid NYS driver’s license acceptable to BHSN's insurance carrier and reliable transportation required. 


DRIVER (P/T) (Transportation)

BHSN seeks part-time Drivers to transport people to and from our Morrisonville, NY, location. Morning and afternoon shifts available. Valid NYS Driver’s license acceptable to BHSN's insurance carriers required.


FAMILY SUPPORT WORKERS  (Healthy Families NY Clinton County)

Full-time Home Visitors are needed to assist pregnant women and newly parenting families in Clinton County.  Home Visitors provide strength based support and advocacy utilizing program resources including parenting curriculum and standardized assessment tools.  Need for flexible work hours to include evenings and possibly weekends to accommodate families’ needs.  Healthy Families - Clinton is an accredited Healthy Families New York Home Visiting Program.  Applicants should possess at least a H.S. diploma, experience in a Health & Human Services field and/or Child Care, strong organizational, time management and writing skills essential. Valid NYS driver’s license acceptable to BHSN's insurance carrier with reliable transportation required. 


FINANCIAL CLERK (Finance Department)

BHSN has an opening for a F/T position in its Finance Department.  Position includes responsibility for residential client funds, purchasing, light accounting duties and clerical duties.  Successful candidate must be detail-oriented and possess strong follow-up skills.  HS Diploma or equivalent required; Associates/Bachelor’s preferred.  Driver’s license and access to reliable transportation to work at multiple locations within the local area are required.  Experience in working with community service agencies such as Social Services or Social Security is preferred.



BHSN is seeking a full-time, part-time & relief Support Staff to assist adults with mental illness in permanent supportive living settings.  Position entails assisting with daily living skills, advocating for clients, developing individualized housing assessments and support plans to insure clients are connected to appropriate supports in the community. Good interpersonal, organizational, computer and data entry skills required. GED/HS Diploma required; Associates degree in relevant Human Services field with 2 yrs. employment experience in a helping capacity and/or certification of peer support training preferred. Reliable transportation and valid NYS driver’s license for required travel.



BHSN seeks a full-time clerk to maintain medical records charts in two office locations, and distribute medical information as necessary in accordance with confidentiality and HIPAA regulations. High school diploma or equivalent, strong data entry/computer/organizational skills, and attention to detail essential. Prior experience in a medical records/medical office environment preferred. Reliable transportation and some evening hours required. $10.71/hr.



BHSN is seeking a qualified Peer Driver to provide transportation assistance to help individuals keep wellness appointments.  Will track daily mileage of transports, perform maintenance checks of vehicle, and insure that all required regulatory paperwork is completed. Valid NYS driver’s license acceptable to BHSN's insurance carrier required. Must maintain an excellent driving record as a requirement of continued employment. High School diploma or equivalent is required.



The Family Corner, a Therapeutic Foster Care Program at Behavioral Health Services North, is seeking a Program Support Specialist to assist with the pre-placement process, have regular face-to-face contact with youth and their discharge resource, coordinate visitation schedules, provide structure, feedback and support, and provide transportation to visits when necessary. Will provide post discharge contacts and linkage to appropriate community services. Bachelor’s degree in human services field required with a minimum of three years’ experience in providing services to children and families. Experience may substitute for field of study but not for minimum degree requirement. Advanced degrees, especially if supplemented by direct, practical experience, are preferred. For Master’s level staff, one year of experience providing services to children and families or a similar student experience, is required as well as a valid NYS driver’s license acceptable to BHSN's insurance carrier and clean driving record essential.



Twin Oaks, a community residence for individuals in recovery from chemical dependency, is seeking dependable and responsible individuals for Relief positions. Duties may include: assisting counselors, providing client supervision in a residential setting, recordkeeping, filing, medication supervision and accountability and monitoring daily activities as necessary. This is a tobacco free environment. Valid NYS driver’s license for at least three years and reliable transportation a must. Experience in human services related field preferred. Training provided. Relief hours will vary.


RESIDENTIAL RELIEF STAFF (All Shifts) (Adult Residential)

Breakthrough II, a community residence for mentally ill adults, is seeking dependable and responsible adults for Relief positions. Duties include assisting counselors, providing client supervision in residential setting, record keeping and monitoring daily activities as necessary. Training provided. Previous experience in human services field preferred. Hours are Midnight to 8:00 AM and various other shifts to work on an as-needed basis available.


RESIDENTIAL SUPPORT STAFF (F/T, P/T, Relief) (Adult Residential)

Breakthrough II, a community residence for adults, is seeking candidates to assist residents with daily needs including medication management, transportation, linkage to other services, care coordination and discharge planning.   Will develop service plans following regulatory policies and procedures and document progress. Shifts available: Mon – Fri 4PM – 12AM and Mon – Fri 4PM to 8PM in addition to “as needed” positions . Candidates must possess a high school diploma or equivalent; relevant experience in human services field preferred. Valid NYS driver’s license acceptable to BHSN's insurance carrier required.   CPR certified or able to achieve certification within 6 months of hire. Basic computer and keyboarding skills essential. Must be able to climb/descend stairs, perform light household indoor and outdoor chores, and react quickly to situations inside and outside the residence. 

To apply for any of the above positions, please contact our Human Resources Dept:

BHSN - Human Resources Department
22 U.S. Oval
Suite 218
Plattsburgh, NY 12903

Fax: 518.324.2178
Email your cover letter and resume to:

Job listings updated Monday September 19, 2016


To help you understand the terms Relief, Part-time or Full-time above: a Relief staff member works on an "as needed" basis; a Part-time staff member usually works less than 40 hours per week depending on the program/job description. A Full-time staff member is someone who normally works at least 40 hours per week.

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