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Responsible for supporting clinical staff in Certified the Community Behavioral Health Clinic. Will provide supporting duties including requesting and organizing clinical/medical records, completing supportive documents for clinical staff, providing support to clinical and nursing staff as needed. Located in Buffalo, NY 35 hour Full time

New Posting Assistant Program Director of Abbott Corners
Orchard Park, NY14127
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. Salaried, 35 hour work week. Starting rate is $55,500

New Posting Counselor of Franklin Counseling
Buffalo, NY
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

New Posting Care Manager-Children's Health Home
Cheektowaga, NY14225
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.

New Posting Office Manager of West Clinic
Buffalo, NY
The Office Manager is responsible for direct supervision of Administrative and Maintenance staff assigned to multiple programs and /or satellite programs. Assists Program Directors in carrying out fiscal and administrative duties. Location: Buffalo, NY Full time-35 hours weekly. Bilingual Spanish required.

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. Franklin PROS, Full time, 35 hours weekly.

New Posting Infant Safe Sleep Coordinator
Buffalo, NY
SUMMARY OF DUTIES: 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. Buffalo, Full time - 35 hours weekly.

New Posting Quality Improvement Project Specialist
Cheektowaga, NY14225
The QI Project Specialist will work with the QI team to ensure the quality of the data that is being gathered for state and county funding resources. The QI Project Specialist will work with IT Department and QI Project Assistant to utilize data entry skills necessary for our various VBP, Value Network (VN), CCBHC, OASAS and ECDMH projects. It is crucial that the applicant be detail oriented as well as meticulous in their organizational skills. QI Project Specialist must also follow agency compliance as well as HIPAA statutes. QI Project Specialist will work with the QI Manager re: Front Office Optimization. This includes training, audits (onsite as well as remote), and any Front Office Optimization project requirements. QI Project Specialist will also work with QI Project Assistant on any other projects as needed.

New Posting Social Emotional Coordinator
Cheektowaga, NY14225
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.

New Posting Counselor Assistant of the West Clinic
Buffalo, NY
Responsible for supporting clinical staff in Certified the Community Behavioral Health Clinic. Will provide supporting duties including requesting and organizing clinical/medical records, completing supportive documents for clinical staff, providing support to clinical and nursing staff as needed. Full time-35 hours weekly. Location: Buffalo Pay rate: $16.75/hour. Bilingual Spanish strongly preferred.

Responsible for supporting clinical staff in Certified the Community Behavioral Health Clinic. Will provide supporting duties including requesting and organizing clinical/medical records, completing supportive documents for clinical staff, providing support to clinical and nursing staff as needed. Full time-35 hours weekly. Location: Buffalo, NY Pay rate: $16.75/hour

New Posting Quality Improvement Project Manager
Cheektowaga, NY14225
We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Quality Improvement Project Manager. In this role, the successful candidate oversees completion of departmental projects and quality improvement initiatives decided upon by departmental leadership. Responsible for managing multiple projects at one time with a variety of focuses within the department. Reports weekly and monthly on progress to department leadership. Works with staff, managers, and administration through project management to improve operations as they relate to patient safety and quality systems. System-wide agency coordination required. Location: Cheektowaga, NY Full time-35 hours weekly.

New Posting Case Manager of RASI
Buffalo, NY
The Case Manager works with other community agencies through discharge planning and referrals to community-based services upon discharge. This individual may also provide case management services. The Case Manager performs all counseling duties including resident advocacy and aftercare follow up. Must be able to support a trauma informed care environment.

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. Part time-21 hours a week; 3 days a week. Location: Buffalo, NY

New Posting Rehabilitation Specialistat North Collins Pros
North Collins, NY14111
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. Location: North Collins, NY Full time-35 hours weekly

The Intake Specialist provides screening, assessments, and appointment scheduling for multi-disciplinary team members to ensure efficient services to clients. The Intake Specialist functions as the advocate for the team as well as the client in the scheduling process, handles requests for initial appointments, determines urgency and initial level of care, and schedules the client accordingly. This individual will maintain documentation and perform record keeping in accordance with agency requirements. The Intake Specialist will maintain confidentiality in accordance with all applicable state and federal regulations. Location: Buffalo, 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. Location: Buffalo, NY Full time-35 hours weekly

Responsible for supporting clinical staff in Certified the Community Behavioral Health Clinic. Will provide supporting duties including requesting and organizing clinical/medical records, completing supportive documents for clinical staff, providing support to clinical and nursing staff as needed. Location: Buffalo, NY Full time-35 hours weekly. Pay rate: $16.75/hour

New Posting Registered Nurse - Float
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. Floats between BBH clinics to provide nursing care as assigned by the Supervisor.

New Posting Program Director of Amherst Clinic
Amherst, NY
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.

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.

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.

New Posting Program Director of ACT Strive
Fredonia, NY14063
The ACT Program Director establishes, administers, and directs the Assertive Community Treatment program, a self-contained clinical team which assumes responsibility for directly providing needed treatment, rehabilitation, and support services to identified clients with severe and persistent mental illness as assigned by the Erie County Department of Mental Health Single Point of Entry Coordinator. The Program Director supervises and evaluates the multidisciplinary team in conjunction with appropriate psychiatric support to ensure service excellence, and functions as a practicing clinician on the team. The Program Director directs the day-to-day clinical operations of the team and coordinates the client admission process and services in conjunction with the team psychiatrist. Salaried position located in Fredonia, NY

New Posting Grants Project Manager
Buffalo, NY
The Grant Project Manager will support the agency in all aspects of grants management including Funding Identification and Cultivation; Proposal Preparation and Submission; Preparing and Submitting Reports, and Contract Management. The Grant Project Manager works closely with the Director of Grants Management, the Senior Vice President of Marketing and Development, executive management, senior management, and program directors.

The Outreach Specialist provides rehabilitative and supportive interventions to Homeless Services Program clients. Assesses client's capacity for independent community living, formulates individual service plans, and works to effectively broker, link to, and monitor client participation in needed services. Develops effective formal and informal support networks. Provides outreach response in order to effectively perform duties. Operates at a high level of independence and responsibility under supervision of the Outreach Team Leader.

New Posting 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

New Posting Addiction Counselor of RASI
Buffalo, NY
The Addiction Counselor is responsible for the primary case management of an assigned caseload. The Addiction Counselor performs all counseling duties, including individual and group therapy, client advocacy, and discharge planning.

The Employee Relations and Experience manager will coordinate and monitor all agency employee relations and experience initiatives. This will include address employee-related issues, developing programs to improve the employee experience and foster a healthy work environment. Location: Buffalo, NY Full time-35 hours weekly

New Posting Counselor of Recovery Transitions
Buffalo, NY
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 Program Assistant is responsible for ensuring that individuals coming through the Western New York (WNY) 24-7 Virtual On-Call Center, as per the SAMHSA Medication-Assisted Treatment - Prescription Drug and Opioid Addiction (MAT-PDOA) grant, successfully connect and gain access to the care that they request via telehealth services. The Service Specialist Coordinator of the MAT-PDOA grant will answer all incoming calls through the MAT-PDOA hotline number, screen and transfer calls to the appropriate providers for immediate access to MAT services, in a manner in which accommodates the needs of the SMI (Serious Mental Illness), SED (Serious Emotional Disturbances), SUD, and COD (Co Occurring Disorder).

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. Hourly rate: $16.00/hour

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.

The Targeted Case Manager performs activities within the Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic that are intended to support the wellness and recovery goals of individuals with complex and/or chronic behavioral health issues and needs by implementing targeted interventions designed to provide timely, high-quality, and efficient care. CCBHC Targeted Case Management services are organized around goals aimed at providing access to services that encourage individuals to resolve problems that interfere with their attainment or maintenance of independence or self sufficiency, and maintain themselves in the community. Individuals served will be within targeted populations who are not linked to Health Home services.

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. Location: Buffalo, 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. Located in North Collins, NY, Salaried, Full-Time

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.

The Family Engagement Specialist operates within a team of professionals who deliver services to consumers of BestSelf Behavioral Health's Family Engagement Team. Services provided include outreach, engagement, mediation, service linkage and crisis interventions to transition aged youth who are homeless or at-risk of homelessness and their families of choice. Assesses client's ability to achieve stability in their home, capacity for independent community living, formulates individual service plans, and works to effectively broker, link, and monitor client participation in needed services. Develops effective formal and informal support networks. Provide outreach services to effectively assist in targeted outcomes. Operates at a high level of independence and responsibility under supervision of the Outreach Team Leader.

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.

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. Location: Buffalo, NY

The Outreach and Volunteer Coordinator's primary responsibilities are to build community collaborations, referral relationships, conduct a variety of outreach activities, develop promotional/ marketing materials and recruit and retain volunteers for various functions of the Recovery Center. Location: Buffalo, NY Full time-35 hours weekly

Provides consistent, high quality forensic interviewing and advocacy to the abused children seen at the Lee Gross Anthone Child Advocacy Center. To communicate the results of the interview as indicated and act as an effective member of the multidisciplinary team. Location: Buffalo, NY Full time-35 hours weekly

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

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.

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.

Responsible for supporting clinical staff in Certified the Community Behavioral Health Clinic. Will provide supporting duties including requesting and organizing clinical/medical records, completing supportive documents for clinical staff, providing support to clinical and nursing staff as needed. Pay rate: $16.75/hour

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

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.

Registered Nurse of ACT Strive
Fredonia, NY14063
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 Fredonia, NY

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.

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 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.

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.

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.

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.

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. Floating LPN’s provide coverage at clinics within the agency when needed as assigned by their supervisor.

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.

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

The Program Director of Adult Heal Home is responsible for the day to day operations of the program. The individual will provide direct supervision to Assistant Program Directors and support of supervising Senior Care Managers and Care Management staff. A Health Home is a care management service model whereby all of an individual’s caregivers communicate with one another so that all of a patient’s needs are addressed in a comprehensive manner. This is done primarily through a “Care Manager” who oversees and provides access to all of the services an individual needs to assure that they receive everything necessary to stay healthy, out of the emergency room and out of the hospital. Health records are shared among providers so that services are not duplicated or neglected. Health Home services are provided through a network of organizations-providers, health plans and community based organizations. When all services are considered collectively they become virtual “Health Home”. The Program Director, with the Vice President of Adult Health Home, will be responsible for hiring and recruiting staff, educating community providers to eligibility requirements for patient referrals, developing a robust network of healthcare providers and achieving the outcomes identified by the New York State Department of Health.

The Mobile Clinic R.N. provides initial and ongoing assessments of clients, including client history, evaluation of problems, and formulation of diagnosis. The R.N. is responsible for a variety of medical and psychiatric functions including: medical assessments and education, coordination of community-based health care, psychiatric assessment, counseling interventions, crisis intervention, psychotropic medication administration and monitoring. The Mobile Clinic R.N. develops initial and ongoing treatment plans and offers individual, family and group counseling and psychotherapy to assist consumers in achieving the goals of treatment. The R.N. is currently licensed in the State of New York as a Registered Professional Nurse (R.N.), who is a graduate of a professional nursing institution and has a minimum of one year’s experience in a mental health setting.

The Medical Assistant performs administrative and clinical duties including, but not limited to, rooming patients, performing vitals and various tests and front desk reception.

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.

Responsible for supporting clinical staff in Certified the Community Behavioral Health Clinic. Will provide supporting duties including requesting and organizing clinical/medical records, completing supportive documents for clinical staff, providing support to clinical and nursing staff as needed. Location: Orchard Park, NY Full time-35 hours weekly. Pay rate: $16.75/hour

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.

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 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.

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 Abbott Corners OTP
Orchard Park, NY14127
The OTP Counselor I is able to work with clients in the Opioid Treatment Program who have 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 OTP Counselor I will complete comprehensive assessments, diagnoses, treatment plans, discharges, and link clients as appropriate. Location: Orchard Park, NY Full time: 35 hours

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. The Director of Integration for Children and Family Services will assist the Vice President of School-based Services and the Vice President of Children’s Clinical Services in the oversight and integration of Children and Family Services. The Director will provide support to the respective Program Directors and/or staff to ensure that the programs are compliant with all State regulations as well as Agency Policies and Procedures. The Director of Integration for Children and Family Services will work closely with the Building Brighter Futures department and the Children’s Clinical Service department, including elementary, secondary and higher education clinical collaborations.

The Medical Assistant performs administrative and clinical duties including, but not limited to, scheduling patients, performing vitals and various tests. The position will at times require performing these tasks in client’s primary living environment. Location: Buffalo, NY Full time-35 hours weekly.

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.

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. Location: Buffalo, NY Full time: 35 hours weekly

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.

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. Location: Buffalo United Charter School. Part time: Must be available to work between the hours of 2:00PM to 6:00PM dependent of location

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: Buffalo, NY 40 hours-Part time

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. Location: Buffalo, NY Full time-35 hours weekly

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-12 hours per week

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

Counselor-Safe Space
Buffalo, NY
The Counselor is able to work with clients who have mental health, substance use, or co-occurring concerns. Full time 35 hour weekly position for our Safe Space Program, located at 430 Niagara St. Buffalo, NY 14201. Hours: 11pm-7am (Monday-Friday) BestSelf Homeless Services’ Safe Space @BestSelf is a drop-in center for transition aged youth experiencing homeless. Safe Space utilizes several strategies to provide low barrier drop in center services to high risk Transition Age Youth (TAY) ages 16-24 years old who are experiencing homelessness. Services include food, shower facility, laundry, life skill building, social engagement activities, and immediate linkage to mental health services including assessment, counseling, peer services, medication management including medication delivery. Safe Space utilizes the evidence based practices of Trauma Informed Care, Positive Youth Development, Youth and Family Engagement, Motivational Interviewing and Housing First.

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 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.

Counselor-ClubWest
Buffalo, NY
The Counselor is able to work with clients who have mental health, substance use, or co-occurring concerns. ClubWest is dedicated to providing resources and supportive services to people with serious mental illness (SMI), substance abuse disorder (SUD), and individuals with co-occurring disorder (COD), so that they may live a more fulfilling life. This includes access to employment, education, housing, health care, and the opportunity to be productive, contributing members of their community. Location: Buffalo, NY Full time-35 hours weekly

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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.

The Senior Housing Specialist provides technical assistance to the Supported Housing team to ensure compliance with relevant housing regulations. Full time 35 hour weekly position located at 1050 Niagara Street, Buffalo, NY 14213. Position is eligible for a sign-on bonus. BBH’s Homeless Services Permanent Supportive Housing Program provides scattered site housing with subsidy and support services to homeless, severely mentally ill individuals. The supportive services provided include, but are not limited to, case management, transportation, food assistance, and linkages to treatment, care coordination, medical care, financial entitlements, employment and educational programs.

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.

Provides supervision and guidance to Health Home Care Managers as well assisting the Program Director in program operation. Provides direct care management to Health Home members.

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.

Onsite Counselor seeing patients via telephone and via zoom. FT e 35 hour weekly position located at 430 Niagara Street, Buffalo, NY 14201. Hours 8a.m. to 4p.m.

Counselor - Recovery Connections
North Tonawanda, NY14217
The Counselor will provide individual and group therapy to individuals and support services for their families, as well as crisis counseling. The Recovery Connections program provide mobile SUD treatment services to individuals with barriers linking to traditional clinic. Full time 35 hour weekly position located at 262 Woodward Ave Tonawanda, NY 14217.

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

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)