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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



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.


When you work for BHSN, you will be classified in one of three categories of employees: Relief, Part-time or Full-time. 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.


VIP FACILITATOR  (Violence Intervention Project)

A part time Facilitator (Male) is needed to conduct weekly group meetings that provide education designed to stop violent behavior and teach non-abusive, non-controlling behavior.  Duties include: provide psycho-educational group services to VIP clients; keep the group focused on the issues of violence, abuse, control and change; maintain an atmosphere that is supportive, challenging and non-collusive and teach non-controlling relationship skills.  $25/hour for an average 2 hour per week commitment. On the job training provided. Bachelor’s degree in related human services field essential. Background checks will be conducted. Qualified candidates should submit letter of intent, resume and 3 references to:  BHSN-HR, 22 U.S. Oval, Suite 218, Plattsburgh, NY 12903. Email: BHSN is an equal opportunity employer.



BHSN is seeking a Human Resources Manager. This newly created position will provide leadership in developing the human capital to support the long-term growth and success of the Agency. The successful candidate will be responsible for the development and implementation of strategies to build management capacity, organizational alignment, a performance management program, and programs to support a positive, successful work climate. The HR Manager will also oversee the administration of human resource policies, procedures and programs that support business goals and strategies across the Agency. A Bachelor’s degree in HR is required; a Master’s degree is preferred with advanced HR/OD credentials a plus. Requires 6+ years progressive experience in the Human Resources field with a minimum of 3 years leading a HR function; background in health care a plus.


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.


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.

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 (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

Job listings updated Wednesday December 31, 2014

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