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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

DIRECTOR OF PERSONAL RECOVERY ORIENTED SERVICES (PROS)

Become a part of our team of competent and compassionate professionals as the Director of our Personalized Recovery Oriented Services (PROS) program. The Program Director ensures the well-being of individuals served and provides regular supervision to staff as needed, as well as oversight, leadership and direct supervision of the program. Directors at BHSN possess the following qualities: Commitment to client empowerment, growth, human rights and community integration. Candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree in business or human services related field, have 5 years of management experience and 2 years of supervisory experience.  A NYS certified LMHC or LCSW is preferred.

HOA SUPPORT STAFF

The Homesteads on Ampersand program is seeking a full-time Support Staff member 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. A valid NY State Driver’s License acceptable to BHSN’s insurance carrier is essential.

STOP DOMESTIC VIOLENCE SAFE DWELLING COORDINATOR (FRANKLIN COUNTY)

STOP Domestic Violence is seeking a full-time Safe Dwelling Coordinator to coordinate services for clients in the safe dwelling, maintain the safe dwelling facility, and provide services for victims of domestic violence.  Qualified candidates must have a HS diploma or equivalent, a bachelor’s degree in a related field is preferred, excellent communication skills, a valid NYS Driver’s license acceptable to BHSN insurance and reliable transportation. 

FAMILY PEER ADVOCATE

The Family Peer Support Services (FPSS) program is seeking a parent, foster parent or other individual with experience raising a child with psychiatric, emotional or behavioral challenges, to provide family support services on a part-time basis.  Responsibilities include: providing support and advocacy to parents of identified children to include development of wraparound plans, resource acquisition and coordination of service plan implementation.  Qualified candidates must have a High School diploma or equivalent as well as excellent engagement, organizational and communication skills.  A valid NYS driver license and reliable transportation are required for local travel.

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.

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 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.

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.

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.

CHILDREN’S SERVICES COORDINATOR

Help a child toward a better future today!  The STOP Domestic Violence program is seeking a full-time energetic and empathetic individual to provide services for children whose parent(s) are clients at STOP DV. Duties include: meeting with children living in safe dwellings to provide a safe and nurturing environment, providing transportation, advocacy, safety planning and follow-up, as well as participating in back-up coverage to volunteers on the hotline during non-business hours. Excellent communication skills and ability to work with minimum supervision essential. Valid NYS driver’s license and reliable transportation required.

RECOVERY COORDINATOR

BHSN is seeking an individual with strong engagement and assessment skills for part-time employment as a Recovery Coordinator. This individual will assess adults with mental health or substance use disorders who have a history of high-utilization of services, to determine if they are eligible for Home and Community Based Services (HCBS). The Recovery Coordinator will work with eligible adults to enhance their awareness of available support services and develop plans of care to support wellness and recovery. Qualifications include a Bachelor’s degree in any of the following: child and family studies, community mental health, counseling, education, nursing, occupational therapy, physical therapy, psychology, recreation therapy, rehabilitation, social work, sociology, or speech and hearing OR a Credentialed Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Counselor (CASAC) with two years of experience in providing direct services to people diagnosed with mental illness, developmental disabilities, or substance used disorders is required. Alternatively, a Bachelor’s level education or higher in any field with five years of experience working directly with persons with behavioral health diagnoses or a master’s degree in one of the qualifying education fields listed above may be substituted for one year of experience. A valid NYS driver’s license and reliable transportation is also required.

LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE (ON-CALL)

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! Computer and keyboard skills for using electronic health record and CPR certification are required.

HEALTH CARE COORDINATOR

Adult Residential Services is in search of a full-time candidate to provide coordination of health care and work with prescribers, providers, and treatment team members to assist participants in OMH licensed housing programs receive quality care.  Qualified candidates must be a NYS certified Licensed Practical Nurse or Registered Nurse and have current CPR certification.   Experience working with special needs papulation as well as a valid NYS driver’s license acceptable to BHSN’s insurance carrier are 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.

PROS EMPLOYMENT AND VOLUNTEER DEVELOPER

Personalized Recovery-Oriented Services (PROSis seeking a part-time Employment and Volunteer Developer.  This person will provide on-site and off-site work support to increase service recipients’ ability to succeed in their employment and/or volunteer endeavors.  Must possess a valid NYS driver’s license acceptable to BHSN insurance and have reliable transportation.  Strong interpersonal and engagement skills are necessary.  A high school diploma or equivalent is required.

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.

CHILDREN’S CARE MANAGER

Health Home Serving Children is seeking a full-time individual 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.

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