Employment Posting

Name of Organization: Gateway-Longview, Inc.
Job Title: Mental Health Clinician-Clinic-Based (FT/PT)
Part-time or Full-time: Full-time
Job Location: Buffalo, NY
Job Description: Gateway Longview’s Behavioral Health & Preventives Services programs supports children and youth ages birth-21 years struggling with behavioral, social, and emotional challenges. PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES/DUTIES: - Assist children and adults, in collaboration with their system of care, toward recovery and reduction of negative symptoms caused by mental health needs through effective assessment, intervention and ongoing evaluation of effectiveness. - Provided individual, group and family therapy / clinic services, at a school based satellite location. - Assess each client’s mental health strengths and needs in accordance with the most current edition of the DSM / ICD 9 codes and in accordance with pertinent regulatory and agency standards. - Knowledgeable in Evidence Based behavioral interventions and assessments. - Ability to detect clients at risk, with the aim of preventing further psychological or physical deterioration. - Effectively collaborate with the client’s continuum of care providers to include psychiatric care provider, primary health provider and other involved health care providers. - Ensure full engagement of each client in the therapeutic process as evidenced by consistent attendance at scheduled sessions and contributions to treatment planning and progress - Complete and maintain all intake assessments, treatment plans, progress notes and all required documentation within the regulatory time frames and in accordance with professional standards, agency policy, Office of Mental Health guidelines and Federal Medicaid and HMO guidelines. - Assure that each assigned client’s record is maintained with current to date information in accordance with pertinent regulatory and agency standards. - Ability to work successfully in a team environment. - Assist in 24/7 coverage of the clinic - Other duties as assigned.
Required Qualifications: - New York State Licensed Professional or Eligible for licensure/provisional licensure in New York State. - Experience and demonstrated ability to engage children, adolescents and their families, in a therapeutic process leading to reduction of negative symptoms and increase in resiliency related to mental health needs according to the NYS - Office of Mental Health 599 regulations. - Ability to work nights & Saturdays. - Ability to work and travel to a School Based Satellite location and the Main Clinic location
Rate of Pay: Starting at $40,700 with offers above the base dependent on relevant experience
How to Apply: Apply online at www.gateway-longview.org/careers
Contact: Steven Huebsch