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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

Fax:518-324-3714
Email your resume to: hr@bhsn.org

 

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.

THIS WEEK YOU COULD BE OUR NEXT:

CLINICIAN  (EAS)

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

 

SUPERVISOR, APARTMENT PROGRAM  (Apartment Program)

Breakthrough II, an Office of Mental Health licensed residential program of BHSN, is looking for anApartment Program Supervisor to provide fiscal and programmatic oversight of an 18 bed Apartment Program designed to assist adults with mental illness learn the skills necessary to live independently.  Strong supervisory and organizational skills are necessary. BA in relevant human services field preferred. Five years experience working with adults with mental illness with co-occurring disorders preferred. Must be at least 23 years of age to apply. Valid NYS driver’s license and reliable transportation a must.

 

REGISTERED NURSE  (Adult Clinic)

The Adult Services outpatient clinic of BHSN seeks a full time NYS Registered Nurse to provide health screening, coordination of health referrals to appropriate community providers, and illness/medication education for adults with serious mental illness. Work closely with prescribers to support medication treatment services, including administration and management of prescription medications, including injectables. Responsible for management of client caseload, including development of treatment plans. Prior experience working in a mental health environment preferred. Some evening hours required. Computer and keyboard skills for using electronic health record, CPR certification, and valid NYS driver’s license all required.

 

ENGAGEMENT SPECIALIST  (PROS and Adult Clinic)

This full time position will provide outreach and engagement services to facilitate outpatient mental health program admission and provide re-engagement services to mentally ill adults who may have ceased following their prescribed treatment.   Will educate/assist individuals in connecting with community resources that can help in overcoming their barriers to treatment.   This individual must have direct, firsthand experience using mental health services and be willing to share their history of behavioral health issues to individuals they will work with.  Prior outreach experience preferred; flexible work hours including some evenings and weekends required.  

 

SUPPORTED HOUSING SUPPORT STAFF  (HOA-Supported Housing)

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

 

EMPLOYMENT COUNSELOR  (Supported Employment)

BHSN is seeking a full time Employment Counselor to assist adults with mental illness in choosing, getting and keeping competitive employment.  Duties include assisting recipients by providing onsite/offsite job development/coaching and conducting career/benefits counseling. Candidates must be organized to effectively manage meetings and documentation deadlines, willing to work a flexible schedule, possess strong interpersonal skills, and must possess a valid NYS driver’s license.  BA in related Human Services field or 2 years employment in mental health, employment or rehabilitation field preferred.

 

APARTMENT PROGRAM CASE MANAGER  (Apartment Program)

Breakthrough II, an Office of Mental Health licensed residential program, is looking for an Apartment Program Case Manager to assist adults with mental illness learn the skills necessary to live independently.  Experience with mental health or related field preferred. Candidates must possess a high school diploma or equivalent; Associate’s degree preferred. Excellent written and verbal communication skills essential. Must be at least 23 years of age to apply. Valid NYS driver’s license for at least 3 years and reliable transportation a must.

 

THERAPIST  (Adult Clinic, Child/Family Clinic, School Based Satellite Clinics)

BHSN, a community based outpatient mental health clinic licensed by NYS Office of Mental Health, has full time Therapist positions available in its adult clinic, child/family clinic and school based satellite clinics.   Duties include outreach/engagement, assessments, treatment planning and individual/group therapy for adults and/or children.  NYS licensure as LMSW, LCSW, LCSW-R, LMHC or limited permits accepted; supervision provided.  Ability to work some evenings may be required; no weekends.  NHSC  score of 15. School based clinicians would work a modified school schedule. 

 

MARKETING COORDINATOR/GRANT WRITER

BHSN has an immediate opening for a full time Marketing Coordinator/Grant Writer.  This position will develop and execute annual marketing plans and grant strategies to achieve established goals; coordinate media relations; and oversee social media efforts.   Must be able to work independently and as a team member; have strong project management skills, possess knowledge of social media platforms and have excellent written and verbal communication skills.  Bachelor of Arts degree in marketing or related field required, Master’s degree preferred, with minimum 3 years of related experience including grant writing, social media management, marketing and public relations. 

 

COMMUNITY RESIDENCE  (Adult Residential)

BHSN is seeking a FT Residential Supervisor to provide fiscal oversight of a residence designed to assist adults with mental illness learn the skills necessary to live independently. Responsibilities include: coordinate and reinforce integrated residential, rehabilitation and clinical treatment of residents; monitor work quality / quantity of assigned staff and facility outcomes. Participate in the screening, hiring, orienting and training of new employees; ensures implementation of Agency regulatory policies and procedures.  Qualifications include: Bachelor’s degree in relevant Human Services field essential, and/or 5 years prior exp. in a supervisory capacity in a mental health setting preferred.  Understanding of OMH regulations preferred. Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal needed.  Strong supervision, time management, & computer/keyboarding skills essential.

 

RESIDENTIAL AIDE  (Twin Oaks)

Twin Oaks, a community residence for individuals in recovery from chemical dependency, is seeking individuals for full time, part time, and per diem shifts.  Duties may include answering the phone, recordkeeping, filing, assisting counselors, medication supervision, and monitoring of daily activities as necessary.  Must be at least 25 years of age to apply. Valid NYS driver’s license for at least three years and reliable transportation a must. Experience in a human services related field preferred. Training provided.

 

PSYCHIATRIST (Adult Services)

BHSN is seeking a full time Psychiatrist for its NYS OMH licensed adult outpatient clinic. Responsibilities would include ordering/interpretation of diagnostic tests; performance of psychiatric assessments and evaluations; treatment planning; medication treatment/progress evaluation; and discharge planning. BHSN is a progressive agency positioning itself for the upcoming NYS initiatives including the integration of behavioral and physical healthcare. EHR utilized. No on-call hours. Qualified candidates will have or be eligible to obtain NYS physician license and be able to bill Medicare and Medicaid. Psychiatry board eligible and Board certified preferred.

 

RESIDENTIAL SUPPORT STAFF  (Full time and Relief positions)  (Adult Residential)

Breakthrough II, a community residence for mentally ill adults, is seeking candidates for ALL SHIFTS 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.   Candidates must possess a high school diploma or equivalent; relevant experience in human services field preferred. Valid NYS driver’s license required.   CPR certified or able to achieve certification within 6 months of hire. Basic computer and keyboarding skills essential. Must be able to climb and descend stairs, perform light household indoor and outdoor chores, and react quickly to situations inside and outside the residence.  All shifts are stay awake.


CHIEF OF SERVICES (Administration)

Provide oversight, leadership and direct supervision to the agency’s direct services; reports to the CEO regarding all work activities; reports on direct services activities to the Board of Directors.  Requirements include a Masters Degree in healthcare, behavioral healthcare or related field including MSW, MRC, MSN, PhD. Also must be a NYS Office of Mental Health Qualified Health Professional with appropriate current and active professional NYS license/certification. 7 years post masters professional direct practice experience including 7 years supervisory and leadership experience in a mental health treatment or rehabilitation setting. Demonstrated knowledge and familiarity with New York State Office of Mental Health program and regulatory environments.

 

ACCOUNTING CLERK (Part Time)
BHSN seeks a candidate for a 16 hr/wk position. Candidate must be highly organized, pay great attention to detail, and have the ability to work independently. Duties include, but are not limited to: clerical support to the BHSN Finance Department, data entry, and other duties as assigned. Qualifications: High school diploma or equivalent. Previous data entry and filing experience preferred.


RESIDENTIAL RELIEF STAFF  (Twin Oaks)
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. Must be at least 25 years of age to apply. 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.

VAN /BUS DRIVER (Transportation)
BHSN is seeking a per diem CDL Driver to provide transportation within Clinton County to transport adults to/from mental health programming. Split shifts may be either 6:30 AM – 8:45 AM and/or 2:00 PM – 4:30 PM as needed.  Qualifications include H.S. Diploma or equivalent, valid NYS Commercial Driver’s License with clean driving record. Must be at least 25 years of age and pass a mandatory physical, drug & alcohol testing and background checks. 


RESIDENTIAL RELIEF STAFF (All Shifts) (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.



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: 518-324-3714
Email your resume to: hr@bhsn.org

Job listings updated Thursday June 25, 2015

WHAT WE MEAN BY...

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 between 20 and 39 hours per week depending on the program/job description. A Full-time staff member is someone who normally works 40 hours per week.

 
 
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