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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 AND CLINICAL SUPERVISORS

BHSN is seeking full-time and part-time clinicians to provide cognitive behavior therapy, psychoeducation, 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.

INTAKE/ASSESSMENT SPECIALIST (PROS)

Personalized Recovery Oriented Services (PROS) is seeking a full-time Intake/Assessment Specialist to provide psychosocial assessments as part of the intake process, as well as coordinate services for new referrals to the program. Qualified candidates must ensure that the individual is engaged quickly into recovery-oriented services, provide outreach, engagement and follow-up services as necessary. Applicants must possess or be in a position to obtain LMHC-P, LMHC, LMSW, or LCSW licensure.  Two years of providing direct care in a mental health setting is preferred.  A valid driver’s license acceptable to BHSN’s insurance carrier is required for local travel.

COORDINATOR OF CLINICAL SERVICES (PROS)

PROS is seeking a full-time Clinical Coordinator to provide oversight, leadership and direct supervision of CRS, IR/ORS, and CT components.  Qualified candidate must provide clinical, rehabilitative and administrative supervision of PROS clinical staff, ensure quality and timeliness of documentation, meet performance benchmarks and provide appropriate training.  Applicants must be a NYS OMH licensed Practitioner of the Healing Arts with related professional NYS license/certification, 5 years’ direct practice and 5 years’ supervisory and leadership experience in mental health or rehabilitation setting.  A valid driver’s license acceptable to BHSN’s insurance carrier and local travel are required.

SENIOR RESIDENTIAL AIDE

Twin Oaks, a community residence for individuals in recovery, is seeking an organized and responsive individual on a full-time basis to assist the Twin Oaks Supervisor with the daily operation of and quality of care provided at the community residence.  High School diploma or equivalent and experience in human services or working with special needs populations required.  Experience working with individuals recovering from severe mental illness and/or substance use disorders preferred.  Valid NYS driver’s license and reliable transportation needed for local travel.

ADDICTION COUNSELOR

Twin Oaks, a community residence for individuals in recovery, is seeking a part-time Addiction Counselor to assist residents in maintaining sobriety/abstinence skills as they transition toward a drug-free lifestyle. Applicants must have experience and knowledge of alcohol and substance abuse delivery systems. A HS diploma or equivalent is required. CASAC or CASAC-T is preferred as a CASAC-T must be obtained within 2 years. Experience in substance abuse field, engagement skills, and IT skills are necessary.  Qualified candidates must possess a valid driver’s license acceptable to BHSN’s insurance carrier. Some local travel may be required. Twin Oaks is a tobacco-free environment.

MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN / CUSTODIAN

BHSN is in need of both a full-time maintenance technician and a full-time custodian to provide daily custodial services in order to insure professional appearance of assigned locations and protect assets of Agency through proper care/cleaning and maintenance of equipment.  High school diploma or equivalent and a valid NYS license are required.

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.

CHILDREN’S CARE MANAGER

Health Home Serving Children is seeking a full-time individual to provide care coordination 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 required.

ADULT CARE MANAGER

Adult Care Management is seeking a full-time Care Manager to organize client care in order to improve their clients’ health outcomes and reduce unnecessary emergency room and inpatient hospitalizations. Qualified candidates must possess two years’ experience working directly with persons with behavioral health diagnosis and either a bachelor’s level education or higher, be a NYS licensed RN with a bachelor’s degree, or a Credentialed Alcoholism and Substance abuse Counselor (CASAC). Excellent engagement and writing skills are essential.  Valid NYS driver’s license and CPR/Safety training certification are 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 in which they will facilitate weekly group meetings that provide education designed to stop violent behavior and teach non-abusive, non-controlling behavior. Qualifed 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.

HOA SUPPORT STAFF

The Homesteads on Ampersand program is seeking relief Support Staff members 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 ensure clients are connected to appropriate supports in the community. Qualifications include the following: High School diploma or equivalent 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. 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.

REHAB PRACTITIONER

The 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 degree or higher in human services related field essential.  A valid New York State driver’s license acceptable to BHSN’s insurance carrier is required.

FAMILY SPECIALIST

Therapeutic Foster Care is seeking a full-time Family Specialist to coordinate planning and treatment for children in care.  This individual would consult foster parents on an ongoing basis and provide resources to advocate for the child with community agencies and schools so that the child can receive optimal care.  Qualified candidates must possess a Bachelor’s degree in psychology, social work, special education, counseling, or a related human service field and a minimum of two years’ experience in providing services to children and families.  Experience may substitute for field of study but not for minimum degree requirement.  A valid NY State Driver’s License acceptable to BHSN’s insurance carrier is essential.

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 required.  Master’s degree in social work, psychology, or in related human services, or Registered Nurse strongly preferred.  1-3 years of experience in children’s mental health, foster care, substance use disorders, child welfare, or juvenile justice required.  Qualified candidate must be able to deliver psychosocial rehabilitation services to children and youth or certification in a related Evidence Based Practice.

LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE (RELIEF)

BHSN is seeking NYS Registered LPN’s on a relief basis 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! But, some evenings may be required. Computer and keyboard skills for using electronic health record and CPR certification are required.

HOME VISITOR (FRANKLIN COUNTY)

The Healthy Families of New York program is seeking a full-time Home Visitor to assist new and expectant families in Franklin 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. Must possess a high-school diploma or equivalent and have experience in child care and/or a Health & Human services field.  A valid driver’s license acceptable to BHSN’s insurance carrier along with reliable transportation required for local travel.

RECOVERY COORDINATOR

A Recovery Coordinator is needed to conduct health and recovery plan (HARP) assessments to determine eligibility for Home and Community Based Services (HCBS).  This position will engage individuals in the process of assessment and treatment planning, formulate plans of care and complete assessment outcomes.  A CASAC or bachelor’s degree in any of the following: child & family studies, community mental health, counseling, education, nursing, occupational therapy, physical therapy, psychology, recreation therapy, rehabilitation, social work, sociology, or speech and hearing AND two years’ experience is required.  Qualified candidates must possess a valid driver’s license acceptable to BHSN’s insurance carrier.

RESIDENTIAL AIDE

Twin Oaks, a community residence for individuals in recovery, is seeking Residential Aides on a part-time and relief 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.

EMPLOYMENT COUNSELOR

BHSN is seeking a full-time Employment Counselor to provide supported employment services including but not limited to job development, onsite and offsite job coaching. Must possess a valid NYS driver’s license acceptable to BHSN insurance and have reliable transportation.  Strong interpersonal and engagement skills are necessary.  A bachelor’s degree in a Human Services field OR 2 years’ employment in mental health, employment or rehabilitation field preferred.

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

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. 

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 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