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Careers at BHSN

BHSN has created a collaborative environment that enables every team member to do their best work.
No matter the position, those who have the commitment, devotion and passion will find a challenging and rewarding experience.
Are you that person?

 

About Us

We build and sustain an environment that supports education, communication,
understanding and mutual respect within our entire healthcare community.

Inclusion

BHSN seeks to recruit and retain a workforce as inclusive and comprehensive as the populations we serve.
We build and sustain an environment that supports every individual.

CAREERS

Our team is devoted to making an impact on our clients’ lives, every day.  Discover our life-changing careers and begin your new journey today!

BENEFITS

We offer a well-rounded choice of benefits to help you achieve a healthy and balanced life.  While you’re busy taking care of our clients, we take care of you.

ABOUT US

BHSN has emerged as a leader in behavioral health services in northern New York State along the shores of Lake Champlain bordering the Adirondack mountains.

INCLUSION

At BHSN we work hard providing a positive impact on our community. We are stronger together and united in our commitment to diversity and inclusion.

CAREERS THAT CHANGE LIVES

BHSN has expanded and changed in many ways, but our values remain true to the vision of our founder. Our primary value – the needs of the patient come first – guides our plans and decisions as we create the future of health care. Join us and you’ll find a culture of teamwork, professionalism and mutual respect, and most importantly, a life-changing career.

CAREERS WITH US

CLINICIANS 

BHSN is seeking full-time and part-time Clinicians to provide cognitive behavior therapy, psycho-education, skills training and care management to assigned individuals.  NYS LMHC-P, LMHC, LMSW, LCSW, or LCSW-R licensure is required.  Previous experience in providing psychotherapy to adults and/or children is preferred.

CLINICIAN (SCHOOL-BASED)

The School-Based Mental Health Services program is seeking a full-time Clinician to provide evidence based individual, group and family interventions entirely in school settings. This position follows 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. Qualifications include the following: LMHC, LMHC-P, 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.

Clinical Services Manager

BHSN’s Personalized Recovery Oriented Services (PROS) program was the first intensive day treatment program licensed by the New York State Office of Mental Health. The program uses person-centered practice and a strengths-based approach in combination with skills classes and one-on-one support to help individuals succeed with their recovery goals. Come explore this exciting opportunity to join the PROS team as a clinical supervisor and help make a difference by providing quality treatment to individuals recovering from mental illness and, in some instances, co-occuring substance use disorders. Applicants must be a NYS OMH licensed Practitioner of the Healing Arts (LMHC, LMSW, LCSW, LCSW-R) with appropriate professional NYS license/certification and 5 years’ direct practice experience preferred.  A valid driver’s license acceptable to BHSN’s insurance carrier and reliable transportation are required for possible local travel.

CARE COORDINATOR

BHSN’s outpatient clinic is seeking an outgoing and compassionate Care Coordinator to develop, maintain and facilitate outreach and client engagement activities to support advocacy and link clients to BHSN and community services.  Qualified candidates must have a high school diploma or equivalent, strong engagement skills, a valid NYS driver’s license with driving record acceptable to BHSN insurance carrier and reliable transportation for local travel.  This position would require that the chosen candidate apply to be a NYS Provisional Certified Peer Specialist within 120 days of date of hire and obtain NYS Provisional Certified Peer Specialist designation within 60 days after NYS accepts the application.

PEER ENGAGEMENT SPECIALIST

Adult Residential Services is seeking a full-time Peer Engagement Specialist to facilitate client engagement and promote recovery activities that help clients reach their full potential and transition toward independent living.  Qualified candidates must possess a high school diploma or equivalent and become a NYS Provisional Certified Peer Specialist within 180 days of hire.  Strong communication and engagement skills are a must. A valid NYS driver’s license acceptable to BHSN insurance is required.

REHABILITATION PRACTITIONER (PROS)

The Personalized Recovery Oriented Services (PROS) program is seeking a full-time Rehabilitation Practitioner to provide individual and group rehabilitation interventions designed to teach skills and offer support to clients participating in the PROS program as these recipients pursue their overall rehabilitation goal.  1 to 2 years’ experience in mental health or rehabilitation environment preferred.  Associates or Bachelors degree in human services related field essential.  A valid New York State driver’s license acceptable to BHSN’s insurance carrier is required.

LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE 

BHSN is seeking a full-time NYS Registered LPN to provide health screenings, coordination of health referrals and work in close collaboration with prescribers and staff in the Adult and Child/Family Clinic, PROS and Crisis programs under the direction of a Registered Nurse or other authorized health care provider. Prior experience working in a mental health environment preferred. Weekends and holidays off! Computer and keyboard skills for using electronic health record and CPR certification are required.

HOMESTEADS ON AMPERSAND SUPPORT STAFF

BHSN is seeking Support Staff on a full-time basis to assist adults with mental illness maintain independent living in current permanent supportive, mixed-housing setting.  This position entails assisting clients with daily living skills, developing individualized housing assessments and support plans to insure clients are connected to appropriate supports in the community and advocating for clients. Good interpersonal, organizational, computer and data entry skills are necessary. A high school diploma or equivalent is required; Associates degree in relevant Human Services field with 2 yrs. employment experience in a helping capacity and/or certification of peer support training is preferred. A valid NYS driver’s license with driving record acceptable to BHSN insurance carrier is necessary.

CLINICAL SUPERVISOR

BHSN is seeking an excellent communicator with a zeal for teaching to be our next full-time Clinical Supervisor. This individual will provide supervision to clinical service staff while simultaneously keeping their own skills sharp by providing evidence-based individual, group and family interventions in a variety of settings.  NYS LCSW, or LCSW-R licensure is required.  Previous experience in providing psychotherapy to adults and/or children is preferred.

CHILDREN’S CARE MANAGER

Health Home Serving Children is seeking a full-time Children’s Care Manager to provide outreach and enrollment services to children who meet eligibility requirements of New York State’s Children’s Health Home program.  A bachelor’s degree in human services field with 2 years’ relevant experience or Master’s degree in human services field with 1 year of relevant experience required.  Excellent engagement and organizational skills as well as ability to work independently and collaboratively are a must. Valid NYS driver license acceptable to BHSN insurance carrier is necessary.

CASE MANAGER

The Apartment Program is seeking a full-time Case Manager to assist adults recovering from mental illness in their transition towards independent living by reinforcing and shaping learned skills.  This person would advocate for clients to ensure coordination of services within the organization and community.  The Case Manager also assists with daily living skills training, resolving funding issues and medication concerns, among other tasks, to ensure a client’s success.  A High school diploma or equivalent is required.  Experience with mental health or related field is preferred.  Qualified candidates must possess a valid NYS driver’s license and reliable transportation for necessary local travel.

RESIDENTIAL AIDE

Twin Oaks, a community residence for individuals in recovery, is seeking Residential Aides on a full-time and part-time basis to assist residents in maintaining sobriety/abstinence skills as they transition toward a drug-free lifestyle. Duties may include: assisting counselors, providing client supervision in a residential setting, record keeping, medication supervision/accountability and monitoring of daily activities as necessary. Experience in substance abuse field is preferred.  Training is provided.  Applicants must possess a valid NYS driver’s license with driving record acceptable to BHSN’s insurance carrier. Twin Oaks is a tobacco-free environment.

REGISTERED NURSES

Our Outpatient Clinic is seeking full-time and part-time NYS Registered Nurses to provide health monitoring and screening, coordination of health referrals and work in close collaboration with prescribers at the Adult and Child/Family Clinics.  The RNs will work closely with prescribers to support medication treatment services, including administration and management of prescription medications, to include injectables, and manage a client caseload, including development of treatment plans.  Prior experience working in a mental health environment preferred. Some evening hours required, but no overnights or weekends! Computer and keyboard skills for using electronic health record, CPR certification, and valid NYS driver’s license acceptable to BHSN insurance carrier all required.

SENIOR ADVENTURE BASED COUNSELING FACILITATOR

The Adventure Based Counseling (ABC) program is in search of a full-time Senior Facilitator to provide adventure-based counseling services by leading activities for therapeutic gains.  Qualified candidates must possess a Bachelor’s degree in human services field as well as an active NYS Guide’s License in the following activities:  Tier 2 Rock, Hiking, Camping, Boats and Canoes.    Candidates must be physically capable of participation in a wide range of adventure activities, have a minimum of 5 years professional experience in adventure activities as well as professional experience in a children’s mental health setting.  A valid NYS driver’s license acceptable to insurance carrier standards is needed

PACT FACILITATOR

The Personal Accountability Changing Tomorrows (PACT) program is in search of a caring and capable individual for a part-time, less than 20 hours a week position in which they will facilitate weekly group meetings that provide education designed to stop violent behavior and teach non-abusive, non-controlling behavior.  Qualified candidates must possess a bachelor’s degree in a human service field as well as strong communication, engagement and teaching skills.  Prior experience in domestic violence services is preferred.

RESIDENTIAL SUPPORT STAFF

The Adult Residential program seeking individuals to join their support staff on a relief basis.  Duties include assisting other support staff to provide client supervision in residential setting, record keeping and monitoring daily activities as necessary. 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.   Qualified candidates must have the ability to work a flexible schedule that accommodates the needs of a 24-hour service.  Relief employees are individuals employed by BHSN on an “as needed” basis with no defined weekly schedule or minimum number of hours to be worked. All shifts are stay-awake shifts.

PSYCHOSOCIAL REHABILITATION PRACTITIONER

BHSN is seeking a full-time Psychosocial Rehabilitation Practitioner to deliver Psychosocial Rehabilitation Services and Community Psychiatric Supports and Treatment in order to most effectively support the recovery goal of children and families receiving services through Home and Community Based Services.  Bachelor’s degree as well as 1-3 years of experience in children’s mental health, foster care, substance use disorders, child welfare, or juvenile justice required.  Master’s degree in social work, psychology, or in related human services, or Registered Nurse strongly preferred.  Valid NYS driver’s license with a driving record acceptable to BHSN insurance carrier and reliable transportation required for local travel.

PROGRAM DIRECTOR OF PROS

Personal Recovery Oriented Services (PROS) is seeking a full-time Program Director to provide oversight, leadership and direct supervision to the PROS program.  The Program Director would ensure the integration of clinical and administrative evidenced-based practices throughout the continuum of PROS services.  Qualified candidates must have 5 years of management experience and have previous supervisory experience.  A NYS certified LMHC or LCSW is preferred.

INCLUSION AT BHSN

BHSN seeks to recruit and retain a workforce as inclusive and comprehensive as the populations we serve. We build and sustain an environment that supports education, communication, understanding and mutual respect within our entire healthcare community – from our own workforce and leadership to the suppliers we do business with and the community members we serve. 

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

Behavioral Health Services North, Inc. is committed to providing an environment where equal employment opportunities (EEO) are available to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, pregnancy status, status as an individual with a disability, amnesty, status as a covered veteran or any other protected status in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. BHSN complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. 
 
If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at hr@bhsn.org or call us at 518.563.8206 ext. 550

   

THE BENEFITS AT BHSN

As a member of the BHSN team, you will receive a benefit package designed to help you and your family members maintain a healthy lifestyle, achieve a work-life balance, manage your finances, plan for retirement and live a less stressful life.

Behavioral Health Services North, Inc. is pleased to be an equal opportunity / affirmative action employer. Smoke-free / drug-free environment. If you are interested in applying for employment with BHSN and need special assistance or an accommodation to complete our application process, please contact us at (518) 563.8000 ext. 550 or email careers@bhsn.org.

Who We Are

BHSN is a regional leader in health care and support services in northern New York State along the shores of Lake Champlain and bordering the Adirondack mountains. Through our 20+ programs and partnerships with other regional providers, we work to improve care, strengthen individuals, families and community life by delivering health care, human services and systems that provide essential, responsive and cost-effective care.

 

About UsOur Services

Contact Us

Corporate Office: 518.563.8206
22 US Oval, Suite 218, Plattsburgh, NY 12903

Programs

Crisis Helpline: 1.866.577.3836
Adult & Child Clinic: 518.563.8000
STOP DV Hotline: 1.888.563.6904