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SUMMARY OF DUTIES: Consistent with BestSelf policies, procedures and relevant regulatory requirements, the Program Director plans, organizes and directs the services of the program, manages daily operations, provides clinical and administrative supervision to program staff, and provides direct services to clients. Located in Buffalo, NY 35-Hour Full Time, Salaried

New Posting Accounts Payable Clerk at Admin
Buffalo, NY
Job Title: Accounts Payable Clerk Reports To: Accounts Payable Supervisor Notice Period: 2 weeks Department: Admin - Accounting FLSA Status: Non-Exempt SUMMARY OF DUTIES Prepares and processes all accounts payable for the company. Responsible for payment to vendors and maintenance of accurate and timely records of expenditures. Prepares and maintains all supporting documents and distributes reports as directed. Located in Buffalo, NY 35-hours Full Time

SUMMARY OF DUTIES: As a Personalized Recovery Oriented Services team member, you will work collaboratively in a dynamic, person-centered, evidence-based program. This position works with adults diagnosed with a serious mental illness in a broad range of integrated services designed to help the client achieve goals of work, education, relationships, socialization, living and wellness. Strong judgment, problem solving and decision making skills along with interpersonal and organizational skills are essential for the position. The candidate must be capable of conducting individual interventions in PROS service areas including: wellness self-management, relapse prevention, basic living skills, family psycho-education and integrated dual disorder treatment.

New Posting Program Assistant
Buffalo, NY
SUMMARY OF DUTIES: This program assistant is responsible for organizing, coordinating and monitoring all non-clinical operations under the direction of the team leader; providing receptionist activities including triaging calls, coordinating communication between team and consumers; maintaining accounting and budget records for program expenditures; and operating and coordinating the management information system. Located in Buffalo, NY 35 Hours Full Time

New Posting Victim Advocate of the CAC
Buffalo, NY
SUMMARY OF DUTIES: The Victim Advocate of the Child Advocacy Center works within a Multi-Disciplinary Team. The caseload consists of primary and secondary victims of child sexual abuse and severe physical abuse, and is shared by the team members. The Victim Advocate assists clients by providing information and referrals based on an assessment of client and family need, advocacy throughout the investigative process, supportive counseling and linkage to the NYS Office of Victim Services. Located in Buffalo, NY 35 Hours Full Time

SUMMARY OF DUTIES Consistent with BestSelf policies, procedures and relevant regulatory requirements, the Program Director plans, organizes, and directs the services of the program, manages daily operations, provides clinical and administrative supervision to program staff, and provides direct services to clients. Located in Buffalo, NY 35 Hours Full Time, Salary

New Posting Registered Nurse of Abbott Corners
Orchard Park, NY14127
SUMMARY OF DUTIES: Responsible for all professional nursing duties as required. Enforces policy regarding storage and inventory of sample medications, use of sharps containers, and medical waste management. Provides group and individual treatment. Develops treatment plans based on comprehensive assessments, and formulates a diagnostic impression. Adheres to basic standards of nursing in conjunction with all NYS licensing standards. Located in Orchard Park, NY 35 Hours Full Time

New Posting Purchasing Specialist at Admin
Buffalo, NY
SUMMARY OF DUTIES: The Purchasing Specialist (PS) is responsible for assisting in the oversight of the purchasing needs for the Agency. The PS will assist in the purchasing function across the Agency, soliciting quotes, evaluating vendor proposals, and coordinating delivery and installation when appropriate. He/she will be responsible for vendor contract oversight and monitoring of spending. The PS will be responsible for maintaining and updating a database of the Agency’s property and equipment including County Asset Tag Management. Located in Buffalo, NY 35 Hours Full Time, Hourly

New Posting Program Director of BestConnect
Buffalo, NY
The Program Director of BestConnect will assist in the development of the policies and procedures essential to providing accessible and equitable access to services at BestSelf. They will be responsible to oversee the hiring and training of new staff and supervision of the day-to-day operations of the BestConnect Team. This individual will ensure Best Connect staff accurately perform a preliminary telephonic screening, providing exceptional customer service while determining urgency and initial level of care. The PD of BestConnect will ensure staff provides accurate referrals to services and that clients are scheduled accordingly. The PD of BestConnect will identify and address the needs of referral sources as well as those of the provider staff. This individual will maintain documentation and perform record keeping in accordance with agency requirements. Confidentiality will be maintained in accordance with all applicable state and federal regulations. This position may incorporate a combination of clinical and access optimization functions.

New Posting Registered Nurse of ACT Impact
Buffalo, NY
Responsible for all professional nursing duties as required. Enforces policy regarding storage and inventory of sample medications, use of sharps containers, and medical waste management. Provides group and individual treatment. Develops treatment plans based on comprehensive assessments, and formulates a diagnostic impression. Adheres to basic standards of nursing in conjunction with all NYS licensing standards.

New Posting Senior Talent Acquisition Specialist
Buffalo, NY
The Senior Talent Acquisition Specialist will recruit, identify, and screen quality talent for the agency's hiring needs. Attends career events and partners with hiring managers to maintain sufficient levels of staffing.

The Assistance Program Director works at a maximum level of independence and responsibility, often sharing responsibility for many agency operations with the Program Director, including the development, oversight and evaluation of treatment protocols and activities in relation to the MISSIONS-CJ Team. They will be responsible for the expansion, enhancement and operation of the MISSION-CJ Team, an evidence-based practice (Maintaining Independence and Sobriety through Systems Integration, Outreach, and Networking for Criminal Justice settings: MISSION-CJ) that will be known as Mission Reentry. She/he provides supervision to designated staff and is responsible for providing direct treatment services to a small caseload of assigned clients. The Assistance Program Director oversees the intake, assessment, engagement of individuals who may benefit from MAT, therapy, and linkage within the community. They will leverage the new reentry center – Service Link Stop – that is located adjacent to the ECHC in downtown Buffalo. She/he is also responsible for the overall management of the daily operations in absence of the Program Director. The Assistance Program Director performs other duties as assigned by the Program Director.

The Counselor I is able to work with clients who have mental health, substance use, or co-occurring concerns. The Counselor I will provide individual and group therapy to individuals and support services for their families, as well as crisis counseling. Additionally, the Counselor I will complete comprehensive assessments, diagnose, treatment plan, discharge, and link clients as appropriate.

The Counselor II is able to work with clients who have mental health, substance use, or co-occurring concerns. The Counselor II will provide individual and group therapy to individuals and support services for their families, as well as crisis counseling. Additionally, the Counselor II will complete comprehensive assessments, diagnose, treatment plan, discharge, and link clients as appropriate.

The Peer Specialist operates within a team of professionals who deliver services to consumers of Behavioral Health Services. The Peer Specialist delivers peer support services with rehabilitation and recovery focus, with a primary goal of connecting individuals to community based recovery supports consistent with the treatment/recovery plan. People with personal experience as a recipient of mental health and/or substance use treatment or of personal recovery are encouraged to apply. Honesty, respect for diversity, high personal standards, professional language and behavior reflecting such values are required.

This program assistant is responsible for organizing, coordinating and monitoring all non-clinical operations under the direction of the team leader; providing receptionist activities including triaging calls, coordinating communication between team and consumers; maintaining accounting and budget records for program expenditures; and operating and coordinating the management information system.

SUMMARY OF DUTIES: Consistent with BestSelf policies, procedures and relevant regulatory requirements, the Assistant Program Director plans, organizes and directs the services of the program, manages daily operations, provides clinical and administrative supervision to program staff, and provides direct services to clients.

The Off-Site Clinic Chemical Dependency Counselor works at a maximum level of independence and responsibility, often sharing responsibility for many agency operations with the Program Director. The majority of time is spent providing direct services in the county jail. The Off-Site Substance Use Counselor engages individuals who may benefit from MAT and therapy. Develops initial and ongoing service plans and offers individual, and group counseling and psychotherapy to assist consumers in achieving the goals of treatment. Completes other duties as requested by supervisor.

The Counselor is able to work with clients who have mental health, substance use, or co-occurring concerns. The Counselor will provide individual and group therapy to individuals and support services for their families, as well as crisis counseling. Additionally, they will complete comprehensive assessments, diagnose, treatment plan, discharge, and link clients as appropriate. The Counselor of Recovery Transitions should be comfortable with conducting visits at jails and at clients homes.

SUMMARY OF DUTIES: Consistent with BestSelf policies, procedures and relevant regulatory requirements, the Assistant Program Director plans, organizes and directs the services of the program, manages daily operations, provides clinical and administrative supervision to program staff, and provides direct services to clients. Located in Orchard Park, NY 35 Hour Full-Time

SUMMARY OF DUTIES: Consistent with BestSelf policies, procedures and relevant regulatory requirements, the Assistant Program Director plans, organizes and directs the services of the program, manages daily operations, provides clinical and administrative supervision to program staff, and provides direct services to clients. Located in Orchard Park, NY 35 Hour Full Time

SUMMARY OF DUTIES: The Counselor II is able to work with clients who have mental health, substance use, or co-occurring concerns. The Counselor II will provide individual and group therapy to individuals and support services for their families, as well as crisis counseling. Additionally, the Counselor II will complete comprehensive assessments, diagnose, treatment plan, discharge, and link clients as appropriate. Located in Buffalo, NY 35 Hour Full Time, Salary

The Program Director works at a maximum level of independence and responsibility for the operations of Housing Services, including the development, oversight and evaluation of housing protocols and activities in relation to the Housing program. This position will be responsible for the program plans, organizes and directs the services of the program, manages daily operations, provides non-clinical and administrative supervision to program staff, and provides direct services to clients as needed. The Program Director oversees the process of intake, assessment, admission, discharge, and engagement of participants involved in BestSelf Housing program (s). The Program Director performs other duties as assigned by the Vice President and Director of Housing.

Clinical Trainer & Innovator
Orchard Park, NY14127
This clinical trainer position will be responsible to conduct current training programs for CCBHC programs and work to develop curriculum to expand offerings to the training department, including the development of educational material requirements for each project. The clinical trainer will need experience with various training methods, including supervision, coaching, mentorship type programs and also the ability to design engaging ways to train staff. Candidate must be able to manage multiple projects and work independently, as well as having a working knowledge of evidence-based practices. The position will also require a willingness to learn technology related to training.

The Medical Assistant performs administrative and clinical duties including, but not limited to, rooming patients, performing vitals and various tests and front desk reception. Medical Assistant certification required. Location: Buffalo, NY Full time-35 hours weekly.

SUMMARY OF DUTIES: As a Personalized Recovery Oriented Services team member, you will work collaboratively in a dynamic, person-centered, evidence-based program. This position works with adults diagnosed with a serious mental illness in a broad range of integrated services designed to help the client achieve goals of work, education, relationships, socialization, living and wellness. Strong judgment, problem solving and decision making skills along with interpersonal and organizational skills are essential for the position. The candidate must be capable of conducting individual interventions in PROS service areas including: wellness self-management, relapse prevention, basic living skills, family psycho-education and integrated dual disorder treatment. Full time / 35 hours weekly

SUMMARY OF DUTIES: The Family Peer Support Advocate works in partnership with the program team and families with children experiencing social, emotional, developmental and/or behavioral challenges to facilitate communication and help ensure that the child's interest are best represented in all settings.

Counselor Assistant
14075, NY14075
SUMMARY OF DUTIES Responsible for supporting counseling staff in the Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic. Will provide supporting duties including requesting and organizing clinical/medical records, completing supportive documents for counseling staff, providing support to counselors as needed.

Responsible for supporting counseling staff in the Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic. Will provide supporting duties including requesting and organizing clinical/medical records, completing supportive documents for counseling staff, providing support to counselors as needed. Located in Orchard Park, NY 35 Hour Full Time

Develops competitive job opportunities in the community for individuals with mental illness. These jobs will be permanent in nature, competitive and pay at least minimum wage. They will be jobs that are available for anyone and not set aside for individuals with a disability. Will facilitate the successful utilization of job readiness training and job retention services for consumers of Vocational and PROS Programs. Building new relationships with potential employers in the community. Located in Orchard Park, NY 35 hours full-time

SUMMARY OF DUTIES: Consistent with BestSelf policies, procedures and relevant regulatory requirements, the Assistant Program Director plans, organizes and directs the services of the program, manages daily operations, provides clinical and administrative supervision to program staff, and provides direct services to clients.

SUMMARY OF DUTIES: As an experienced clinician, the Senior Mental Health Counselor works at a maximum level of independence and responsibility, often sharing responsibility for program operations with the Program Director. The majority of time is spent in direct client services, providing crisis and ongoing counseling and psychotherapy to new and ongoing clients.

SUMMARY OF DUTIES: The Central Intake Specialist, functioning as the client's advocate in the scheduling process, handles requests for initial appointments, performs a preliminary mental health/chemical dependency screening, determines urgency and initial level of care, and schedules the client accordingly. This individual will schedule initial appointments based on medical necessity, insurance requirements, and all agreements with state and county licensing bodies. The Central Intake Specialist will ensure all necessary authorizations and/or referrals are in place to cover the initial appointment and will verify insurance coverage. This individual will maintain documentation and perform record keeping in accordance with agency requirements. The Central Intake Counselor will maintain confidentiality in accordance with all applicable state and federal regulations. The Central Intake Specialist will receive clinical and administrative supervision from the Central Intake Supervisor. Located in Buffalo, NY 35 Hours Full Time

Responsible for developing effective, cross systems response promoting infant safe sleep practices in Erie County. This position will work to enhance coordination among professionals delivering services to families, increase availability of training and resources and lead a public awareness campaign in Erie County on infant safe sleep practices. This is a grant-funded position.

The Survivor Advocate will be assigned to work with the Substance Use ReEntry Inititatve works within a Multi-Disciplinary Team. The caseload consists of child or youth victims faced with issues related to substance use within the family. The Survivor Advocate assists clients by providing information, linkage and support based on an assessment of client and family need, advocacy throughout care, and linkage to the Erie County, the Center for Elder Law and Justice (CELJ).

Counselor of Abbott Corners OTP
Orchard Park, NY14127
The Counselor I, II or III is able to work with clients who have mental health, substance use, or co-occurring concerns. The Counselor I, II, or III will provide individual and group therapy to individuals and support services for their families, as well as crisis counseling. Additionally, the Counselor I, II, or III will complete comprehensive assessments, diagnose, treatment plan, discharge, and link clients as appropriate. Located in Orchard Park, NY 35 Hours Full-Time

SUMMARY OF DUTIES: The Counselor II is able to work with clients who have mental health, substance use, or co-occurring concerns. The Counselor II will provide individual and group therapy to individuals and support services for their families, as well as crisis counseling. Additionally, the Counselor II will complete comprehensive assessments, diagnose, treatment plan, discharge, and link clients as appropriate.

The Senior Customer Service Representative (CSR) is responsible for the day to day operations of the front offices of various BestSelf Behavioral Health programs. The Senior CSR is expected to perform the secretarial, clerical, data entry and processing duties of their respective program. The Senior CSR is also expected to provide exceptional customer service and care for BestSelf Behavioral Health consumers. In addition, Carries out responsibilities independently and accurately with a minimum of supervisory follow up. May be responsible for supervision of secretarial and/or maintenance staff assigned to program. Located in North Collins, NY 35 Hours Full-Time

The Case Manager works with incarcerated individuals to support their transition back into the community.

The RN Supervisor is responsible for all professional nursing duties as required. S/he provides training and supervision to other nursing staff, including licensed practical nurses and any on-call or part-time registered nurses. S/he is responsible for compliance to regulations, policies and procedures. S/he will ensure the continuity of care within the maintenance medication programs. S/he will maintain clear communication with pharmaceutical contacts to work toward improving medication access. S/he will oversee and/or coordinate insurance communications to obtain prior authorizations and any other communication as necessary. S/he must be willing to allocate time to multiple clinics. Located in Orchard Park, NY 35 Hour Full-Time

The Counselor II is able to work with clients who have mental health, substance use, or co-occurring concerns. The Counselor II will provide individual and group therapy to individuals and support services for their families, as well as crisis counseling. Additionally, the Counselor II will complete comprehensive assessments, diagnose, treatment plan, discharge, and link clients as appropriate.

The Counselor I, II or III is able to work with clients who have mental health, substance use, or co-occurring concerns. The Counselor I, II, or III will provide individual and group therapy to individuals and support services for their families, as well as crisis counseling. Additionally, the Counselor I, II, or III will complete comprehensive assessments, diagnose, treatment plan, discharge, and link clients as appropriate. Location Southtown Counseling, Full time 35 hours weekly,

Consistent with BestSelf policies, procedures and relevant regulatory requirements, the Assistant Program Director plans, organizes and directs the services of the program, manages daily operations, provides clinical and administrative supervision to program staff, and provides direct services to clients. Location Delaware Summer Adult Clinic

Counselor -Say Yes
Buffalo, NY
SUMMARY OF DUTIES: The Counselor II is able to work with clients who have mental health, substance use, or co-occurring concerns. The Counselor II will provide individual and group therapy to individuals and support services for their families, as well as crisis counseling. Additionally, the Counselor II will complete comprehensive assessments, diagnose, treatment plan, discharge, and link clients as appropriate. Say Yes Program

The Opioid Treatment Program (OTP) RN Supervisor is responsible for all professional nursing duties as required. They will provide training and supervision to other nursing staff, including licensed practical nurses and any on-call or part-time registered nurses. They are responsible for compliance to regulations, policies and procedures. They will ensure the continuity of care within the maintenance medication programs. They will maintain clear communication with pharmaceutical contacts to work toward improving medication access and adhering to DEA and OASAS regulations. They will oversee and/or coordinate insurance communications to obtain prior authorizations and any other communication as necessary. They must be willing to work and/or be available on call on weekends. Location: Orchard Park, NY 35 Hour Full Time, Salary

The OnTrackNY Program is an innovative treatment program at BestSelf. The program serves adolescents and young adults who have experienced an initial episode of psychosis. Location: 430 Niagara St Buffalo, NY Full time-35 hours weekly

The Counselor II is able to work with clients who have mental health, substance use, or co-occurring concerns. The Counselor II will provide individual and group therapy to individuals and support services for their families, as well as crisis counseling. Additionally, the Counselor II will complete comprehensive assessments, diagnose, treatment plan, discharge, and link clients as appropriate. Location: Buffalo, NY Full time-35 hours weekly.

The Counselor II is able to work with clients who have mental health, substance use, or co-occurring concerns. The Counselor II will provide individual and group therapy to individuals and support services for their families, as well as crisis counseling. Additionally, the Counselor II will complete comprehensive assessments, diagnose, treatment plan, discharge, and link clients as appropriate. Location: 951 Niagara St, Buffalo, NY 14213 Full time-35 hours weekly Bilingual Spanish strongly preferred.

The Counselor II is able to work with clients who have mental health, substance use, or co-occurring concerns. The Counselor II will provide individual and group therapy to individuals and support services for their families, as well as crisis counseling. Additionally, the Counselor II will complete comprehensive assessments, diagnose, treatment plan, discharge, and link clients as appropriate. Bilingual (Spanish-English) candidates preferred.

The Customer Service Representative (CSR) is responsible for the day to day operations of the front offices of various BestSelf Behavioral Health programs. The CSR is expected to perform the secretarial, clerical, data entry and processing duties of their respective program. The CSR is also expected to provide exceptional customer service and care for BestSelf Behavioral Health consumers.

Responsible for all professional nursing duties as required. Enforces policy regarding storage and inventory of sample medications, use of sharps containers, and medical waste management. Provides group and individual treatment. Develops treatment plans based on comprehensive assessments, and formulates a diagnostic impression. Adheres to basic standards of nursing in conjunction with all NYS licensing standards. Split position 50% Sweet Home Children's Clinic 50% Amherst Clinic.

The Youth Peer Advocate will be a Young Adult who is willing to self- identify as a person who has, or is receiving, mental health services as a youth or young adult, and is prepared to use that experience to collaborate with, coach and challenge other youth to view their life experiences as an opportunity for growth and change. The Youth Peer Advocate operates within a team of professionals who deliver services to consumers of Behavioral Health Services. The Youth Peer Advocate delivers peer support services with rehabilitation and recovery focus, with a primary goal of connecting individuals to community based recovery supports consistent with the treatment/recovery plan. Honesty, respect for diversity, high personal standards, professional language and behavior reflecting such values are required. Full time-35 hours weekly.

The DSS-CPS Counselor works in partnership with the CPS/DSS team and families with children experiencing social, emotional, developmental and/or behavioral challenges to facilitate service linkage, referral, and communication and help ensure the safety and well-being of the children and family. The Counselor will provide clinical support to the CPS/DSS worker and engage referred person(s) in navigating their CPS menu and link to all service systems to support successful outcomes.

Peer Specialist of North Collins
North Collins, NY14111
The Peer Specialist operates within a team of professionals who deliver services to consumers of Behavioral Health Services. The Peer Specialist delivers peer support services with rehabilitation and recovery focus, with a primary goal of connecting individuals to community based recovery supports consistent with the treatment/recovery plan. People with personal experience as a recipient of mental health and/or substance use treatment or of personal recovery are encouraged to apply. Honesty, respect for diversity, high personal standards, professional language and behavior reflecting such values are required. Located in North Collins, NY 35 hour Full Time

Youth Development Specialist are responsible for providing and monitoring programming designed to develop students' knowledge of specific activities, according to the Youth Development Specialist skill-sets, interests, hobbies and educational background. Youth Development Specialist are positive, professional and work to the best of their ability during the after school hours. Youth Development Specialist can deliver age-appropriate lessons, activities and/or clubs that encompass hands-on learning, community services, and community-linked activities. Youth Development Specialist will communicate any needs, issues or feedback to the Site Coordinator in a timely manner so that any needs or student behavior (good or bad) can be addressed and dealt with efficiently. Grades served vary per site and range from kindergarten to grade 12.

Youth Development Specialist are responsible for providing and monitoring programming designed to develop students' knowledge of specific activities, according to the Youth Development Specialist skill-sets, interests, hobbies and educational background. Youth Development Specialist are positive, professional and work to the best of their ability during the after school hours. Youth Development Specialist can deliver age-appropriate lessons, activities and/or clubs that encompass hands-on learning, community services, and community-linked activities. Youth Development Specialist will communicate any needs, issues or feedback to the Site Coordinator in a timely manner so that any needs or student behavior (good or bad) can be addressed and dealt with efficiently. Grades served vary per site and range from kindergarten to grade 12.

Youth Development Specialist are responsible for providing and monitoring programming designed to develop students' knowledge of specific activities, according to the Youth Development Specialist skill-sets, interests, hobbies and educational background. Youth Development Specialist are positive, professional and work to the best of their ability during the after school hours. Youth Development Specialist can deliver age-appropriate lessons, activities and/or clubs that encompass hands-on learning, community services, and community-linked activities. Youth Development Specialist will communicate any needs, issues or feedback to the Site Coordinator in a timely manner so that any needs or student behavior (good or bad) can be addressed and dealt with efficiently. Grades served vary per site and range from kindergarten to grade 12. Location: Elmwood Village Charter School

After School Teachers will work with the Site Coordinator, School Principals and School Day Staff on setting academic goals that reflect program and district objectives for all students enrolled in the after school program. After School Teachers are responsible for providing and monitoring programming designed to increase state and local test scores in reading and math. Teachers are positive, professional and work to the best of their ability during the after school hours. Hours vary by each school site. Part time & Per Diem hours

After School Teachers will work with the Site Coordinator, School Principals and School Day Staff on setting academic goals that reflect program and district objectives for all students enrolled in the after school program. After School Teachers are responsible for providing and monitoring programming designed to increase state and local test scores in reading and math. Teachers are positive, professional and work to the best of their ability during the after school hours. Hours vary by each school site.

After School Teachers will work with the Site Coordinator, School Principals and School Day Staff on setting academic goals that reflect program and district objectives for all students enrolled in the after school program. After School Teachers are responsible for providing and monitoring programming designed to increase state and local test scores in reading and math. Teachers are positive, professional and work to the best of their ability during the after school hours. Hours vary by each school site.

As an experienced clinician, the Senior Mental Health Counselor works at a maximum level of independence and responsibility, often sharing responsibility for program operations with the Program Director. The majority of time is spent in direct client services, providing crisis and ongoing counseling and psychotherapy to new and ongoing clients.

Care Managers provide outreach and enrollment services to children presumed to meet eligibility requirements of New York State's Children's Health Home program. They gather assessments and enter documentation that confirms eligibility and identifies areas requiring supportive services. They work with children, families and service providers to create a comprehensive Plan of Health Care, identify additional service providers as necessary, and coordinate the continuing involvement of families and service providers in the execution of the plan. Care Managers document progress and arrange for eventual transition between health homes as necessary, or from health homes to other levels of service following changes in eligibility.

Responsible for developing effective, cross systems response promoting infant safe sleep practices in Erie County. This position will work to enhance coordination among professionals delivering services to families, increase availability of training and resources and lead a public awareness campaign in Erie County on infant safe sleep practices. This is a grant-funded position. Location: Buffalo, NY Full time-35 hours weekly

Responsible for all professional nursing duties as required. Enforces policy regarding storage and inventory of sample medications, use of sharps containers, and medical waste management. Provides group and individual treatment. Develops treatment plans based on comprehensive assessments, and formulates a diagnostic impression. Adheres to basic standards of nursing in conjunction with all NYS licensing standards.

Staff Accountant
Buffalo, NY
Assists with all general ledger accounting functions of the Agency. Responsible for various financial reporting, grant vouchering and reconciliations. Location: Buffalo, NY Full time-35 hours weekly

The Customer Service Representative (CSR) is responsible for the day to day operations of the front offices of various BestSelf Behavioral Health programs. The CSR is expected to perform the secretarial, clerical, data entry and processing duties of their respective program. The CSR is also expected to provide exceptional customer service and care for BestSelf Behavioral Health consumers. Various locations: Buffalo, NY & Orchard Park, NY Full time-35 hours weekly.

This position provides Social-Emotional Learning (SEL) and mental health supports to students in grades Pre K-8 that attend Buffalo Public School #53 or #30.The Mental Health Coordinator/Counselor is responsible for the development and implementation of appropriates social emotional and mental health interventions that align with the Closing the Gap program and school goals. The Mental Health Coordinator/Counselor facilitates mental, social and emotional supports for the designated target population throughout the school day. Social emotional supports include universal social emotional supports and interventions, evidence based curriculums, behavioral supports, referrals for appropriate services, crisis intervention, and consultation for appropriate social emotional interventions. The Mental Health Coordinator/Counselor works as an integral link between families, the school, and the community as a whole. The Mental Health Coordinator/Counselor is able to work with clients who have mental health, substance use, or co-occurring concerns. The Mental Health Coordinator/Counselor will provide individual and group therapy to individuals and support services for their families, as well as crisis counseling. Additionally, the Mental Health Coordinator/Counselor will complete comprehensive assessments, diagnose, treatment plan, discharge, and link clients as appropriate.

The Peer Specialist operates within a team of professionals who deliver services to consumers of Behavioral Health Services. The Peer Specialist delivers peer support services with rehabilitation and recovery focus, with a primary goal of connecting individuals to community based recovery supports consistent with the treatment/recovery plan. People with personal experience as a recipient of mental health and/or substance use treatment or of personal recovery are encouraged to apply. Honesty, respect for diversity, high personal standards, professional language and behavior reflecting such values are required.

Counselor of ACT Strive
Fredonia, NY14063
The ACT Counselor works at a maximum level of independence and responsibility, often sharing responsibility for many agency operations with the Program Director. The majority of time is spent providing direct services in the community. The ACT Counselor develops initial and ongoing treatment plans and offers individual, family and group counseling and psychotherapy to assist consumers in achieving the goals of treatment. Fredonia, NY, Salaried

The Family Specialist II works closely with other members of the Lighthouse treatment team to address the issues of the recovering client and her children. They provides parent education, training and counseling to the mothers. They assesses the needs of the children for behavioral and counseling interventions and links children for services in the broader community.

Provides assessment, treatment planning, crisis and on-going therapeutic treatment interventions to children, adolescents, young adults and their families. Location: Buffalo, NY Full time-35 hours weekly

The Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner (PNP) will work as part of a multidisciplinary team providing coordinated treatment. The PNP engages the consumer in the shared decision making about medication and the next steps in medication treatment. Assessments of mental status, continuity of care and compliance of clients receiving services, instruction of psychopharmacology and mental health practices to clients and families, consultation with physicians and use of health care resources, and access for concomitant chemical dependency disorders are included in job summary.

The Treatment Assistant provides support and motivation to the residents in developing daily living skills. The Treatment Assistant assists other staff members in monitoring resident progress. Must be able to support a trauma informed care environment.

The Social-Emotional Coordinator (SEC) provides Social-Emotional Learning (SEL) supports to students within grades K?12 with the grade levels varying per site. The SEC is responsible for the development and implementation of appropriate social emotional interventions that align with the program and school goals. The SEC facilitates social emotional supports for the designated target population during the expanded learning time and designated times throughout the school day.

The Security Specialist works with the OTP staff to keep the OTP safe and secure. Must complete frequent rounds of the interior of the OTP clinic and parking lot. Report any inside or outside security issues (i.e., loitering, suspected or witnessed medication diversion or the trafficking of illicit substances) to OTP staff immediately. Responsible for overseeing waiting areas in OTP and providing an inviting, supportive and safe environment. Overseeing OTP clinic grounds to ensure safety of staff and clients. Requires evening, weekends, and holiday shifts. Location: Orchard Park, NY

The Director of Peer Services operates within a team of professionals who provide training, mentorship and support to agency peers and peer leaders. The Director will supervise the respective Peer Leaders and/or peer staff and ensure that all programs offering peer services are compliant with all OMH, SAMSHA, OASAS, State, and Federal regulations as well as Agency policies and procedures. The Director of Peer Services will work to maintain close supervision of the Recovery Community and WNY Peer Workforce Development Center. The Director of Peer Service will provide additional support/mentorship to all agency peers within the organization through attendance at peer supervision meetings, trainings and be available for consultations as needed. This position requires a thorough understanding of each Peer Certification process (MH,CRPA, Family, Youth) and knowledgeable of each scope of practice.

The Intake Coordinator provides screening, assessing, and care coordination service to applicants applying for housing services. She/he maintains client records in accordance with agency and regulatory standards.

The Counselor I, II or III is able to work with clients who have mental health, substance use, or co-occurring concerns. The Counselor I, II, or III will provide individual and group therapy to individuals and support services for their families, as well as crisis counseling. Additionally, the Counselor I, II, or III will complete comprehensive assessments, diagnose, treatment plan, discharge, and link clients as appropriate.

Responsible for all professional nursing duties as required. Enforces policy regarding storage and inventory of sample medications, use of sharps containers, and medical waste management. Provides group and individual treatment. Develops treatment plans based on comprehensive assessments, and formulates a diagnostic impression. Adheres to basic standards of nursing in conjunction with all NYS licensing standards.

Janitorial Specialist
Buffalo, NY
The position is responsible for janitorial duties performed according to established routines and procedures and is repetitive in nature. Work may require lifting of heavy objects and working in inclement weather.

Revenue Cycle Specialist
Cheektowaga, NY14225
The Revenue Cycle Specialist is part of the Revenue Cycle team and can be responsible for any/all aspects of Revenue cycle with duties as assigned. This position will work closely with insurance carriers, clients, sites and billing. Location: Cheektowaga, NY Full time: 35 hours weekly

Consistent with BestSelf policies, procedures and relevant regulatory requirements, the Assistant Program Director plans, organizes and directs the services of the program, manages daily operations, provides clinical and administrative supervision to program staff, and provides direct services to clients.

The RSS will assist in maintaining a stable and therapeutic environment in: Assists residents in learning community integration, provides exposure to supportive services and encourages participation in social, educational, vocational, psychiatric, and rehabilitative activities. Assists in household management tasks such as preparation of meals or housekeeping tasks. Oversees clients engaged in household tasks. Provides transportation for and supervision of clients who leave the facility. If assigned to night duty, the RSS is responsible for supervision of the facility and enforcement of program rules under direction of the on-call management team.

The Peer Mentor operates within a team of individuals who deliver services to consumers of BestSelf Behavioral Health, Inc. The position assists in development of program structure and goal setting including tracking performance; direct supervision to the Certified Peer Specialists; including staff meetings, education, assigning cases, and safety related issues. The position requires a thorough understanding of the process and possibility of robust recovery for people diagnosed with mental health and/or substance use disorders. People with personal experience as a recipient of mental health and/or substance use treatment or of personal recovery are encouraged to apply. Honesty, respect for diversity, high personal standards, professional language and behaviors reflecting such values are expected.

Counselor of Abbott Corners
Orchard Park, NY14127
The Counselor I, II or III is able to work with clients who have mental health, substance use, or co-occurring concerns. The Counselor I, II, or III will provide individual and group therapy to individuals and support services for their families, as well as crisis counseling. Additionally, the Counselor I, II, or III will complete comprehensive assessments, diagnose, treatment plan, discharge, and link clients as appropriate.

Coder
Buffalo, NY
The Coder for the Revenue Cycle helps with all functions of the organization’s revenue cycle coding to maximize cash flow. In conjunction with agency staff, the revenue cycle coder will contribute to the day-to-day operations on all issues related to the revenue cycle coding function.

The Medical Record Specialist must at all times safeguard and protect the client’s right to privacy by ensuring that only authorized individuals have access to the client’s medical information and that all release of information are in compliance with the request, authorization, agency policy and HIPAA statues. Additionally, they are required to maintain a professional health care office environment on a day-to-day basis, working with confidential and personal health information in a conscientious manner and providing clients and other requestors with the appropriate level of service. This position engages in direct customer service and must perform duties and conduct interpersonal relationships in a manner designed to project a positive image of the department and the Agency. Work with supervisor and other members of the department to promote a harmonious work environment.

Counselor II of North Collins
North Collins, NY14111
The Counselor II is able to work with clients who have mental health, substance use, or co-occurring concerns. The Counselor II will provide individual and group therapy to individuals and support services for their families, as well as crisis counseling. Additionally, the Counselor II will complete comprehensive assessments, diagnose, treatment plan, discharge, and link clients as appropriate.

Academic Coordinator
Cheektowaga, NY14225
The Academic Coordinator role is to expand and improve the academic enrichment component of the Building Brighter Futures (BBF) afterschool programming, in the schools identified within the grant. The grant is aimed at helping students achieve grade-level proficiency in ELA and Math by researching, identifying, and implementing a compilation of evidenced-based curricula and strategies that improve students' academic performance. The Academic Coordinator will research, identify, develop and implement lessons and tools designed to improve academic performance in ELA and math as measured by state assessments, grade level formative assessments, grade level advancement as well as attendance records and behavioral data. In addition, collaborate with all stakeholders at each participating site and keep accurate records to ensure alignment with the grant goals and objectives.

Teacher of BBF IPrep
Buffalo, NY
After School Teachers will work with the Site Coordinator, School Principals and School Day Staff on setting academic goals that reflect program and district objectives for all students enrolled in the after school program. After School Teachers are responsible for providing and monitoring programming designed to increase state and local test scores in reading and math. Teachers are positive, professional and work to the best of their ability during the after school hours. Hours vary by each school site.

The Psychiatrist provides clinical services, including diagnosis and treatment of mental health issues to adults. Part time, per diem, full time hours available.

Counselor of SAY YES
Buffalo, NY
Provides assessment, treatment planning, crisis and on-going therapeutic treatment interventions to children, adolescents, young adults and their families in school based mental health clinic.

Educational Liaison
Buffalo, NY
Educational Liaison-Will be a certified teacher from the day school, preferably a literacy or instructional coach that will be responsible for facilitating the linkage between the school day and out-of-school time programming including data sharing, curriculum planning, program alignment and professional. Location: Buffalo United Charter School. Part time-approximately 10 hours a week 3-5 days during each schools designated expanded learning time.

The Housing Specialist assists homeless mentally ill individuals, including mentally ill chemical abusers to obtain safe, appropriate housing and to maintain residential stability. Services provided may include identifying appropriate housing options, coordinating services with housing agencies, determining client eligibility for government financed housing programs, facilitate resolution of landlord/tenant conflict, and assisting client to develop daily living skills. Location: Buffalo, NY Full time: 35 hours weekly.

Responsible for all professional nursing duties as required. Enforces policy regarding storage and inventory of sample medications, use of sharps containers, and medical waste management. Provides group and individual treatment. Develops treatment plans based on comprehensive assessments, and formulates a diagnostic impression. Adheres to basic standards of nursing in conjunction with all NYS licensing standards. Location: Amherst, NY Full time-40 hours

The Assistance Program Director works at a maximum level of independence and responsibility, often sharing responsibility for many agency operations with the Program Director, including the development, oversight and evaluation of treatment protocols and activities in relation to the MISSIONS-CJ Team/ Niagara County LEAD-PATH.. Location: Buffalo, NY Full time-35 hours weekly.

The site facilitator is responsible for managing the expanded learning programs at various school and community sites. Grades served vary per site and range from kindergarten to grade 12. Responsibilities include recruiting and enrolling students, provide programming designed to improve social emotional skills, increase academic achievement and provide positive youth development opportunities. Location: Various Buffalo public schools . Full time: 40 hours per week.

Become a Mentee! Interested applicants please apply!

Floating Counselor
Buffalo, NY
The Floating Counselor II is able to work with clients who have mental health, substance use, or co-occurring concerns. Covers caseloads of counselors who are out of the office and provides clinical support at various locations based on need. Full time position located at 95 W. Humboldt Pkwy., Buffalo, NY 14214.

The Counselor is able to work with clients who have mental health, substance use, or co-occurring concerns. Mobile Mental Health, offers integrated treatment in a community setting for clients who are unable to make regularly scheduled appointments at a clinic due to various medical and/or psychiatric symptoms that limit or inhibit them or their abilities. Full time 35 hour weekly position located at 1050 Niagara Street, Buffalo, NY 14213. Position is eligible for a community work differential due to work in the community and Counselor Sign-on Bonus dependent on licensure.

The Peer Specialist operates within a team of professionals who deliver services to consumers of Behavioral Health Services Full time 35 hour weekly position located at 262 Woodward Ave, Kenmore NY 14217. Recovery Transitions is a community based program that incorporates services within the Erie and Niagara County jails and also extends supports/services to other justice involved individuals. The multidisciplinary team includes counselors, peers, and case managers that are equipped to provide clinical and non-clinical services to some of our most vulnerable populations. Position is eligible for sign-on bonus.

Provides initial and ongoing assessments of clients, including client history, evaluation of problems, and formulation of diagnosis. Develops initial and ongoing treatment plans, which describe the goals of treatment and the methods to be used. Provides integrated individual, family and group counseling and psychotherapy to assist clients in achieving the goals of treatment. Assists clients with linkages to appropriate community resources to enhance treatment and recovery.

The LPN is responsible for monitoring the health status of clients at the Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic. Full time 35 hour weekly position, located at our Lower West Side Clinic. 951 Niagara Street, BUffalo, NY 14213. The Lower West Side Clinic is apart of our Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinics (CCBHC). CCBHC's are part of a new concept in outpatient care that is designed to improve overall health by caring for the whole person. CCBHCs allow our team to provide an array of services needed to create better access, stabilize those in crisis, and provide the necessary treatment for individuals with mental health and substance use challenges.

The Peer Specialist operates within a team of professionals who deliver services to consumers of Behavioral Health Services. Full time position located at 430 Niagara Street, Buffalo, NY 14201. Hours include 4:00 pm to 12:00 AM 5 days week, position is eligible for a shift differential.

Develops treatment plans based on comprehensive assessments, and formulates a diagnostic impression. Responsible for all professional nursing duties as required. Full time position located at 244 Hempstead Ave. Buffalo, NY 14215.

The Peer Specialist delivers peer support services with rehabilitation and recovery focus, with a primary goal of connecting individuals to community based recovery supports consistent with the treatment/recovery plan. People with personal experience as a recipient of mental health and/or substance use treatment or of personal recovery are encouraged to apply. Per Diem position located at 108 Sycamore, Buffalo, N.Y.14204

The site facilitator is responsible for managing the expanded learning programs at various school and community sites. Full Time Posiiton located at Buffalo Public School #30 21 Lowell Street, Buffalo NY 14213.

Clinical Internship
Buffalo, NY
BestSelf currently accepts Bachelors and Masters Interns from the field of Social Work, Mental Health Counseling, Marriage and Family Therapy, Rehabilitation Counseling, Psychology, Health and Human Services, Public Health, and more. For Fall (August/September Start)- Submit application by May 1st. May 1st is the last day applications will be accepted for Fall semester. For Winter/Spring (January start)- Submit application by October 15th. October 15th is the last day applications will be accepted for Winter/Spring semester. For Summer (May/June start)- Submit application by March 1st. March 1st is the last day applications will be accepted for the Summer semester. If you are interested in a placement pertaining to Nursing or other Medical fields please refer to the “Medical Internships” posting.

Medical Internships
Buffalo, NY
Do a medical internship with BestSelf Behavioral Health! Medical intern students are RNs, Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, and other medical students. For Summer (May/June start)- Submit application by March 1st

The Resident Support Specialist assists in maintaining a stable and therapeutic environment in the residence. Full time overnight 4 p.m. to 12 a.m.

A licensed practical nurse (LPN) is a licensed health care practitioner who provides nursing care under the direction of an RN, NP, physician, physician assistant. LPNs provide compassionate care that is respectful of each patient’s needs, values and wishes. The LPN is responsible for monitoring the health status of clients at the Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic. She/he responds to any emergencies in accordance with established policies and procedures and is responsible and accountable for providing direct and indirect patient care procedures reflective of BestSelf Behavioral Health mission and values.

Per diem position located at 108 Sycamore Street, Buffalo, NY 14204. Weekend hours ( day and overnight).

FT positions located at 1050 Niagara St, Buffalo, NY 14213. The Care Manager operates within a team of professionals who deliver services to consumers of behavioral health services who reside in Erie County and are identified and referred by regional health homes

The Resident Support Specialist assists maintaining a stable and therapeutic environment and provides support and encouragement to clients. FT position located at our Lighthouse Women's Residence.. The position involves working in the play room. Full time: 1pm-9pm (hours)