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Phoenix House Licensed Clinician in Long Island City, New York

Licensed Clinician

Job Details

Job Location

Long Island City Residential - Long Island City, NY

Position Type

Full Time

Education Level

Bachelors Degree

Salary Range

$64,400.00 - $96,500.00 Salary

Travel Percentage


Job Shift


Job Category

Nonprofit - Social Services



Licensed Clinician reports to the Program Director, provides clinical supervision to Counselors and other staff, and provides direct clinical services (i.e., crisis intervention/de-escalation, assessment, counseling, family therapy, referrals and discharge planning) to patients as needed.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties and responsibilities may be assigned.

  • Assists clinical staff in the development of treatment plans, ensuring that such plans address all facets of a patient's treatment -- mental health, substance abuse, education and vocational rehabilitation.

  • Conducts regular interdisciplinary case conferences.

  • Conducts workshops and individual or group therapy sessions, as needed, in conjunction with other clinical staff.

  • Works with counselors in all areas of their job functions and facilitates open, consistent, skill-focused clinical supervision and staff development, documenting as needed.

  • Responsible for overseeing and coordinating overall patient case management with applicable state and local social services agencies, legal referral sources and resources, school-based stakeholders, and community-based providers of services, as needed.

  • Reviews clinical documentation of staff; participates in or leads the clinical case review process; supports, monitors, and implements clinical and recovery support programming for all phases of treatment

  • Works with staff and patients to facilitate effective progression of patients through the treatment process.

  • Works with counselors to ensure that patients receive appropriate information/referrals throughout the re-entry phase of the program and in preparation for discharge.


  • Leadership

  • Initiative

  • Ethical Practices

  • Judgment

  • Relationship Management

  • Emotional Intelligence

  • Professional Boundaries

  • Global and Cultural Awareness

  • Critical Evaluation

  • Problem Solving

  • Decision Making

  • Communication

  • Teamwork

  • Crisis Management

  • Technical Capacity



  • Masters Degree in Social Work or Mental Health Counseling


  • Independent license issued by NYS

  • LMSW or LMHC, we will accept a limited permit

  • Credentialed Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Counselor (CASAC) or CASAC-T in good standing, a plus


  • Minimum two years of experience working in substance use disorder treatment

  • Minimum one year of experience in a supervisory role

  • Familiarity with OASAS regulations and those of other relevant bodies (i.e. housing providers, Department of Social Services, etc.)


  • This job operates in an indoor office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones and photocopiers.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential duties and responsibilities of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties and responsibilities.

  • Regularly required to sit, use hands to type, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms, and talk or hear.

  • Frequently required to stand, walk, stoop, kneel or crouch and lift and/or move up to 20 pounds

Phoenix House is an Equal Opportunity Employer providing equality of opportunity to all who are protected against discrimination by law, regulation or executive order, including veterans and individuals with disabilities. EEO is the Law: Applicants and employees are protected under Federal law from discrimination. Click https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf to learn more.