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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.



BHSN seeks a full-time Customer Service Representative to perform client check-in functions in a busy medical office. Duties include: open office, verify client information, appointment scheduling, answer incoming calls and make appointment reminder calls. Strong interpersonal skills with a high level of professionalism essential as provides link between patients and their health care provider.  High school diploma or equivalent required. Organizational / computer skills required. Prior customer service experience in a medical environment preferred.



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 insurance carrier required. Must maintain an excellent driving record as a requirement of continued employment. High School diploma or equivalent is required. 



BHSN is seeking a qualified individual for the full time position of Rehabilitation Practitioner I to provide individual and group rehabilitation interventions designed to provide support and skill building to adults with mental illness pursuing rehabilitation goals in the Personalized Recovery Oriented Services program.  Qualifications include licensed or credentialed mental health professionals including LMHC, LMSW/LCSW, CASAC, CPRP, RN, CRC, occupational therapist, marriage/family therapist, psychologist, or psychoanalyst; with 1 to 2 years’ experience in a mental health or rehabilitation environment preferred. CPR certification also preferred. Valid NYS driver’s license acceptable to BHSN insurance carrier and reliable transportation required.


ADULT CARE MANAGER  (Care Management)

Working within the Health Home, Adult Care Mgmt. division of BHSN, a full time individual is needed to organize client care to improve their health outcomes and reduce unnecessary emergency room and inpatient hospitalizations. Will assess client’s needs; develop and implement comprehensive care plans; and coordinate personnel and resources needed to facilitate the appropriate delivery of health care services. Will document all services and conduct care coordination meetings as clinically indicated and in conjunction with regulatory policies and procedures. Bachelor’s degree in human services field; or NYS licensed RN with a bachelor’s degree; or bachelor’s degree in any field with five years’ experience working directly with persons with behavioral health diagnosis; or a Credentialed Alcoholism and Substance abuse Counselor (CASAC). Excellent engagement and writing skills essential.  Valid NYS driver’s license and CPR/Safety training certification required. 



BHSN is seeking 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 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 years employment experience in a helping capacity and/or certification of peer support training preferred. Reliable transportation and valid NYS driver’s license required.



BHSN seeks a full-time Assistant Director for its STOP Domestic Violence program. Will provide program administration, staff supervision and training, record keeping, and direct services for clients. Experience in working with victims of domestic violence and a Bachelor’s Degree required. Valid driver’s license acceptable to BHSN insurance carrier required.



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 acceptable to BHSN insurance carrier and reliable transportation required.



BHSN is seeking a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in its child and family and adult outpatient clinics to serve both the role of therapist and clinical supervisor.   Clinical responsibilities include comprehensive assessment, treatment planning, individual, family, and group therapy, and crisis intervention services.  Supervisory responsibilities include providing weekly and biweekly clinical supervision to outpatient clinic therapists who possess an LMHC, LMSW, or provisional and limited permits.   Supervision of clinical interns will also occur.    NY State licensure as an LCSW or LCSW-R required.  Salary commensurate with experience and licensure. 


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 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. 

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.

Part-time DRIVER (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 insurance carriers required.


CUSTODIAN  (Facilities)

A part-time (10 hr/wk) Custodian is available to provide general cleaning of offices/restrooms.  Must be able to move office furniture as required for cleaning, climb ladders and use janitorial equipment. Position requires a high school diploma or equivalent, a valid NYS driver’s license with reliable transportation, and the ability to work independently and take initiative when necessary. Work schedule can be flexible.

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:

Job listings updated Sunday September 27, 2015


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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