Behavioral Health Services North, Inc.

Job 176626 - Residential Support Staff Relief
Plattsburgh, NY

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Job Details

Location: Plattsburgh, NY
Employment Type: Part-Time
Salary: Competitive

Job Description

  • Ensures coordination and integration of residential, rehabilitation and clinic treatments (behavioral and primary care) for residents
  • Provides supportive and educational support services in accordance with OMH regulations
  • Documents all services in accordance with Federal/State regulations and BHSN policies/procedures
  • Documents, collaborates and communicates client incidents/events to other BHSN programs as appropriate, i.e. care management and various treatment teams, in a timely manner
  • Supports residents with daily needs including, but not limited to transportation, linkage to other services, care coordination and discharge planning
  • Observes the self-administration of medication according to established protocols
  • Develops service plans following the eleven restorative services as required by Office of Mental Health regulations and documents progress
  • Assists in ensuring a safe and clean living environment
  • Assists/provides support to residents with various aspects of daily living skills
  • Participates in meetings as scheduled
  • Assists with training new staff members
  • Additional duties as assigned within scope of job description


  • High school diploma or equivalent required
  • Experience in the human services field preferred
  • Strong interpersonal, communication, time management and organizational skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office software
  • Ability to climb stairs; ability to lift up to 25 lbs
  • Valid NYS driver’s license, acceptable to insurance carrier, for required local travel
  • CPR certification required within 60 days of employment
  • Ability to perform household chores such as changing a light bulb, washing dishes, vacuuming, dusting, raking, light shoveling, sanding/salting outdoor steps/walkways, etc.

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