Social Worker

Plattsburgh, NY

Posted: 06/18/2024 Employment Type: Full Time Job Category: Education Pay Rate: $49,749-$77,971 annually depending on experience

Job Description

United Staffing Solutions, a leader in the staffing industry, is currently seeking experienced Social Worker and Mental Health Clinicians for a progressive not for profit organization whose mission is to deliver behavioral health care and human services. Programs include: Mental Health, Youth Services, Residential, Domestic Violence, Addiction, Care Management, Employee Assistance, etc.

Pay: $49,749-$77,971 annually depending on experience, education, and qualifications. Excellent Benefits Package.

Days/Hours: M-F, 8am-4pm with one late night per week.


Responsibilities for the Social Worker or Mental Health Counselor:

  • Providing direct clinical treatment including individual, family, and group therapies, and crisis intervention
  • Providing services using a combination of in-person, telephone, and video
  • Conducting initial evaluations and identifying critical impairments
  • Providing unscheduled and or emergent services as needed for walk-in, open-access, and crisis clients at any time during scheduled shift;
  • Providing services for acute walk-in, open access, and/or crisis clients
  • Developing clear treatment strategies based on specific needs of each consumer
  • Documenting all aspects of the evaluation and treatment process to potentiate patient care
  • Participating in care planning and coordinating meetings to facilitate care process.
  • Participating in quality assurance and quality improvement activities
  • Documenting all services in accordance with Federal/State regulations and policies and procedures

Job Requirements

  • Master’s degree in Mental Health Counseling or Social Work is required. LMHC, LMSW or LCSW license preferred
  • Knowledge of substance abuse issues including features of alcohol and various drug abuse signs and symptoms, intervention strategies, awareness of associated medical concerns.
  • Experience conducting individual, family and group therapy
  • Broad clinical knowledge of psychiatric disorders, and psychiatric diagnosis.
  • Ability to conduct clinical interviews and assess mental status.
  • Must be tech savvy with PC applications. Experience with EMR strongly preferred.
  • Valid NYS driver’s license and reliable transportation required
  • The ideal candidate will have a Master’s degree and some and counseling as appropriate to the assigned program.

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