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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.


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.


HOME VISITORS  (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. 



BHSN is seeking 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 manage the maintenance, accuracy and retrieval of medical records to ensure quality recipient care and compliance with regulatory standards in a fast-paced environment.  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. Some evening hours required.



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.


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. 



Twin Oaks is seeking a F/T supervisor to coordinate and reinforce integrated residential, rehabilitation and clinical treatment. This position provides direct services as needed. The supervisor oversees staff and monitors house revenues and expenses. Applicants must have experience and knowledge of alcohol and substance abuse delivery systems. Required: CASAC or CASAC-T, 5 years’ experience in substance abuse field, engagement skills, IT skills and a valid driver’s license acceptable to BHSN’s insurance carrier. Some local travel may be required. Twin Oaks is a tobacco-free environment.


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 Tuesday October 25, 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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