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Clinician- Substance Use

Location: Mt. Vernon, NY, United States
Date Posted: Jul 10, 2024

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Location: Mt. Vernon, NY 
Hours:  Full-Time/Days 9 am to 5 pm  
Salary: $62,400 (permit) $65,000 (LMSW/LMFT/LMHC/LCSW)

What The Guidance Center of Westchester offers:  

  • Supervision hours towards licensure
  • Competitive Salaries
  • 20 days PTO  plus 12 paid agency holidays
  • Offer in-house Continuing Education Unit credits
  • 85% of license/certification exam or renewal fee reimbursement
  • Help with loan forgiveness-Some of our sites are NHCS approved
  • Comprehensive medical with no deductible, dental (free vision) and supplemental benefit package
  • 403b Match with 100% vesting (after two years)
  • Employee discount program (get discounts for movies, hotels, cars, car rentals, broadway shows and much more)
  • Health, wellness and self-care events across the network
  • Free NYS Defensive Driving
 Position Summary: We are looking for a clinician to support our participants in our dual-licensed OMH/OASAS MAT program. Integrated MAT Opioid Treatment services are provided by an interdisciplinary team responsible for: comprehensive diagnostic assessments; participant-centered care planning; health assessments and physicals; clinical excellence and evidence-based interventions; individual, family and group therapy; psychiatric evaluations; medication management; MAT treatment (Methadone and Suboxone); linkages to additional services and care; and successful achievement of participant-determined outcomes.  


  • Responsible for a caseload of approximately 60 participants.
  • Individual therapy, family/couples therapy and group therapy.
  • Timely, accurate, and complete documentation in Electronic Medical Record (EMR) to ensure compliance.
  • Attends Supervision as scheduled with the Program Director
  • Attends weekly IDT meetings.
  • Preforms other duties as needed to ensure the success of the program.


  • New York State Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LMSW, LCSW or LMHC) required.
  • Understanding and experience with OASAS documentation requirements, including intake and assessment, medical necessity, treatment planning and clinical interventions from the start of the treatment through termination.
  • At least 2-3 years’ experience within in the Substance use field preferably in Methadone Maintenance; other addictions, complex trauma and psychosocial stressors of poverty, abuse, abandonment, grief/loss, foster care, low/no literacy, and criminal justice involvement.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel & PowerPoint).
  • Working familiarity with EMR’s.
  • Proficient with computers and able to inspire virtual clinical care and creatively engage program participants in their care
  • Positive attitude and demeanor with an ability to engage individuals of diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and needs.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to interface with regulatory agencies, personnel, community stakeholders, participants /families.
-New York State LMSW, LCSW, LMHC, LMFT and LP
-Experience working with justice involved individuals preferred  
-Positive attitude and demeanor with an ability to engage individuals of diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and needs.  

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