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Mental Health Clinician- Clinic Based

Mental Health Clinician- Clinic Based

locationWilliamsville, NY 14221, USA
PublishedPublished: 5/24/2024
Healthcare / Pharmacy
Full Time

Job Title:Mental Health ClinicianDepartment:Behavioral Health Clinic

Position Summary: Assist children and adults, in collaboration with their system of care, toward recovery and reduction of negative symptoms caused by mental health needs through effective assessment, intervention and ongoing evaluation of effectiveness.


Gateway Longview’s Behavioral Health & Preventive Services programs supports children and youth ages birth-21 years struggling with behavioral, social, and emotional challenges.


Gateway Longview is an equal opportunity employer committed to championing the principles of anti-racism, justice, and equity. We welcome prospective employees from diverse cultures and backgrounds, for all positions, who will uphold our values and contribute to our mission. We aim to have a leadership and workforce that is reflective of the communities we work in partnership with.


Gateway Longview takes pride in offering an amazing benefits package to take care of our most important asset- our employees!

We offer medical, dental and vision plan insurance effective the first of the month following hire date, flexible spending accounts, wellness program, employee assistance program, a 403B retirement plan, & several more offers. In addition to receiving up to 11 paid holidays, employees can earn up to 33 days of PTO each year, with the opportunity to start using PTO after hire date.


$47,000 - $55,850 (yearly)

* Offers based on education and years of relevant experience

Professional Development Opportunities

Gateway Longview has a strong investment in developing the future leaders of the organization through trainings, advancement opportunities, and a formal leadership pipeline.

Position Specific Duties/Responsibilities:
  • Provided individual, group and family therapy / clinic services, at a school based satellite location
  • Assess each client’s mental health strengths and needs in accordance with the most current edition of the DSM / ICD 9 codes and in accordance with pertinent regulatory and agency standards
  • Ability to detect clients at risk, with the aim of preventing further psychological or physical deterioration
  • Effectively collaborate with the client’s continuum of care providers to include psychiatric care provider, primary health provider and other involved health care providers
  • Ensure full engagement of each client in the therapeutic process as evidenced by consistent attendance at scheduled sessions and contributions to treatment planning and progress
  • Complete and maintain all intake assessments, treatment plans, progress notes and all required documentation within the regulatory time frames and in accordance with professional standards, agency policy, Office of Mental Health guidelines and Federal Medicaid and HMO guidelines
  • Assure that each assigned client’s record is maintained with current to date information in accordance with pertinent regulatory and agency standards
  • Assist in 24/7 coverage of the clinic
  • Other duties as assigned

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
  • Excellent documentation skills
  • Ability to work independently and also be an enthusiastic team player
  • Ability to work evening hours to assist in 24/7 coverage of the clinic and/or meet with clients around their availability.
  • Ability to work nights. Ability to work and travel to a School Based Satellite location and the Main Clinic location
  • Knowledgeable in Evidence Based behavioral interventions and assessments
  • Ability to work effectively with clients, staff, families, and community contacts

  • Be license eligible, hold a provisional license (LMHC-P, LMSW Permit), or be fully licensed as LMSW, LCSW, or LMHC with experience working with children/families
  • Experience with NYS Office of Mental Health 599 (outpatient clinic) Regulations

We want to emphasize that the preferred qualifications are not required and that we are committed to helping our future colleagues develop these preferred skills. We strongly encourage those who are passionate about fostering a diverse, inclusive and equitable human service organization to apply..