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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 03/01/24

Applications Due03/16/24

Vacancy ID152710

AgencyAddiction Services and Supports, Office of

TitleLicensed Mental Health Counselor (Kingsboro ATC)

Occupational CategoryHealth Care, Human/Social Services

Salary Grade19

Bargaining UnitPS&T - Professional, Scientific, and Technical (PEF)

Salary RangeFrom $66527 to $84496 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Permanent

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Other (see below)

"Other" Explanation 8:00AM – 4:30PM<br />Pass Days: Sunday/Monday<br />

Hours Per Week 40

Workday

From 8 AM

To 4:30 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Kings

Street Address Kingsboro Addiction Treatment Center

754 Lexington Avenue

City Brooklyn

StateNY

Zip Code11221

Minimum Qualifications Open Competitive: Possession of a license and current registration as a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in New York State and reachable on eligible list ~ OR ~ current service as a Licensed Mental Health Counselor and eligible for transfer ~ OR ~ Qualify for provisional appointment as described below.

Provisional Appointment:
To qualify for provisional appointment, candidate must be licensed and currently registered by New York State as a Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC).

If you are appointed provisionally, you must take the next scheduled Civil Service examination for this title and your score must be reachable on the resulting eligible list before you can be permanently appointed. If you do not pass the examination or achieve a reachable score, you may not be retained.


NOTE: Candidate(s) must be eligible and maintain eligibility for full and unconditional participation in the Medicaid and Medicare programs. Failure to maintain Medicaid/Medicare eligibility will result in the termination of employment.

Mandatory overtime (MOT) is a requirement of this position. Chosen candidate(s) will be added to the mandatory overtime roster, which is utilized on a rotating basis. The MOT is applied during times of emergency, after the agency has made a good faith effort to have overtime covered and all other staffing options have been exhausted (volunteers, hourly staff, contracted staff). Our Addiction Treatment Centers (ATCs) operate 24/7/365 programing. Therefore, MOT IS an essential function of this position and is critical to maintaining adequate staffing at all times in order to ensure the health and safety of clients within the facility.

Duties Description Responsibilities for the Licensed Mental Health Counselor include, but are not limited to, the following:
Assess individual and family needs, strengths, and limitations;
•Provide individual, group and family therapy, as well as crisis intervention;
•Record significant psychosocial events and/or changes in clinical condition;
•Determine the individual(s) need for referral to community-based services (treatment, residential, education, social, vocational, and/or public entitlement) and provide recommendations for referrals and consultations;
•Serve as a resource to other team members regarding social adjustment, discharge service needs, and the effective utilization of community services;
•Educate individual and family about the nature of the disorder/illness and available resources and how to access them;
•May oversee the therapeutic interventions of individuals assigned to their treatment team;
•May provide clinical consultation and assistance to members of the professional staff and members of the treatment team, under the clinical supervision of a licensed clinical social worker, licensed psychologist or psychiatrist.
•Prepare reports and maintain medical and other case records including progress notes, observations, recommendations and discharge plans;
•Attend treatment team meetings and actively present clinical information and observations to staff in other disciplines; and
•Coordinate the care and treatment planning of one or more individuals served by the treatment team when needed.
•Serve as Building supervisor when needed
Supervise lower-level clinical staff and/or interns.
Other duties as assigned

Additional Comments Salary Range:
$66,527 -$84,496*
*Plus $3,087 location pay

Prospective appointees will be: 1) Checked against the Staff Exclusion List (SEL) maintained by the Justice Center for the Protection of People with Special Needs. Prospective employees whose names appear on the SEL as having been found responsible for serious or repeated acts of abuse or neglect will be barred from appointment and may have their names removed from the eligible list(s) for the title(s) if applicable. 2) Investigated through a Criminal Background Check (CBC) that includes State and federal Criminal History Record Checks. All convictions must be reported; conviction of a felony or misdemeanor, or any falsified or omitted information on the prospective appointee’s employment application may bar appointment or result in removal after appointment. Each case will be determined on its own merits, consistent with the applicable provisions of State and federal laws, rules, and regulations. Prospective employees will be fingerprinted in order to obtain a record of their criminal history information, and may be required to pay any necessary fees. 3) Screened against the Statewide Central Register of Child Abuse and Maltreatment (SCR). Prospective employees may be required to pay any necessary fees. Additionally, prospective employees whose names are indicated on the SCR may be barred from appointment.

Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.

Name Bureau of Human Resources Management

Telephone 518-457-2963

Fax 518-457-4880

Email Address recruitment@oasas.ny.gov

Address

Street Office of Addiction Services and Supports

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12203

 

Notes on ApplyingIf interested, please submit resume to recruitment@oasas.ny.gov. Please be sure to include Reference Code KATC/LMHC/21480. Failure to include this code could result in your application not being processed.

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