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Current Employment Opportunities

Title: Adult Clinician (Full Time)
Department: Mental Health Clinic
Status: Exempt                                  
Responsible To: Director of Clinical Services                              
Salary: Commensurate with Experience

General Summary: Clinicians are responsible for providing a broad range of mental health services to clients who may include: college students, adults, and geriatric clientele. May help individuals deal with issues associated with mental illness, addictions and substance abuse, family, parenting, and marital problems, stress management, self-esteem, and aging. Our outpatient clinic is licensed by the NY State Office of Mental Health and is National Health Service Corps (NHSC) certified.

Qualifications: The clinician must possess a Master’s Degree in Social Work, Psychology, or related mental health discipline that included a clinical field placement with supervision. The clinician must be eligible for a New York State license. The ideal candidate will have experience working with children, adolescents and their families, as well as 2 plus years of post-graduate experience.  The candidate must demonstrate an ability to build rapport with clientele who are diverse in their race, culture, religion, economic resources, sexual orientation, gender identity, and abilities. 

Responsibilities:

  • Provides clinical services including assessment, diagnosis, treatment planning, crisis intervention and ongoing treatment
  • Responds to a range of clients’ needs using differential diagnoses, appropriate treatment modalities, and a variety of intervention methods
  • Demonstrates understanding of sound ethical practice in conjunction with the established and defined ethics of one’s training and discipline
  • Collaborates effectively with agency staff on behalf of clients
  • Works collaboratively with other community agencies on behalf of clients and/or the agency
  • Participates in regularly scheduled clinical supervision, peer supervision, and staff meetings
  • Maintains clinical records in accordance with insurance regulations and established clinic policies and procedures and in timely compliance with agency policies and procedures
  • Complies with clinical productivity standards as established by Director of Clinical Services
  • Effectively organizes time and responsibilities
  • Maintains availability for after-hours telephone contact for clients in crisis
  • Participates in rotating backup clinical support via on-call phone rotation schedule
  • Assumes all responsibilities of a mandated reporter

Equal Employment Opportunity Policy:

Family & Children’s Service of Ithaca is an equal opportunity employer committed to achieving a diverse workforce. Family & Children’s Service of Ithaca will not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, disability, or nationality.

Contact Information:

Please send a resume and cover letter to the address or email listed below:

Attn: cmccarter@fcsith.org
Family & Children’s Service of Ithaca
127 W. State Street
Ithaca, NY 14850

Equal Employment Opportunity Policy: Family & Children’s Service provides equal opportunity employment to all employees and applicants for positions within the organization. No individual will be discriminated against in application, hiring or employment on the basis of race, age, culture, ability, ethnicity or nationality, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, marital status, religious affiliation, and socioeconomic status.  Additionally, Family & Children’s Service’s policies and practices in the application, hiring, and employment are developed to be consistent with all applicable local, state and federally mandated obligations imposed through regulation or statute, which govern employment practices. This policy applies to all agency positions.

Family & Children’s Service of Ithaca is a Living Wage Employer.