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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 05/03/24

Applications Due03/31/25

Vacancy ID157871


AgencyAddiction Services and Supports, Office of

TitleHourly Licensed Mental Health Counselor (Stutzman ATC)

Occupational CategoryHealth Care, Human/Social Services

Salary GradeHourly

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

Salary RangeFrom $32.82 to $32.82 Hourly

Employment Type Per Diem

Appointment Type Temporary

Jurisdictional Class Competitive Class

Travel Percentage 0%

Workweek Other (see below)

"Other" Explanation As needed; varies

Hours Per Week 20


From 12 AM

To 11:30 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County Erie

Street Address Stutzman Addictions Treatment Center

360 Forest Avenue

City Buffalo


Zip Code14213

Minimum Qualifications Possession of a license and current registration as a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in New York State.

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.

Duties Description The Licensed Master Health Counselor (LMHC) (Hourly) will serve as a member of a multidisciplinary treatment team. The incumbent will function as a mental health counselor and may be responsible for managing a small counseling caseload.

Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:
• 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;
• 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

NOTE: The ATC uses a computerized patient record system.

Additional Comments Background Investigation Requirements:
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.

OASAS recognizes the value that different people, perspectives and cultures bring to the agency. We strive to create an inclusive culture that uplifts and supports our staff, fostering a sense of belonging in the workplace. Individuals with lived substance use and/or gambling experience are encouraged to apply.

New York State OASAS is an equal opportunity employer and provides opportunity for all regardless of race, gender, religion, national original, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, veteran status, ability, or any other protected class. OASAS encourages people with disabilities to apply. If you need a reasonable accommodation at any point in the application or hiring process, please reach out to

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

Name Office of Human Resources

Telephone (518) 457-2963

Fax (518) 457-4880

Email Address


Street 1450 Western Avenue

4th Floor

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12203


Notes on ApplyingIf interested in this position, please send your resume to and use reference code LMHC/Stutzman/18976 in the subject line of your email. Failure to use this code in your submission may result in your application not being processed.

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