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Horizon Health Behavioral Health Clinician in Lockport, New York


Horizon Health Services is a not-for-profit corporation in Western New York that provides hope and healing for individuals and their families dealing with substance use and/or mental health disorders. Horizon is committed to its community and its staff in the knowledge that a team of highly contented, highly trained and dedicated care givers is required to provide the highest quality, most effective, and empathetic treatment and recovery services to those in need. For more than 40 years, Horizon has remained constant in its commitment to be progressive and independent, and to seek out the best clinical and operational practices, emerging technologies and new strategies to help patients and their families. For 12 consecutive years Horizon has been named one of the 50 Best Companies to Work for in New York State. Our sincerest appreciation to our employees, patients, families and community members who have the continued strength to work alongside our mission, Together for Recovery. Changing Lives. Saving Lives.

Job Summary:

Horizon is looking for a dedicated Behavioral Health Clinician at one of our outpatient clinics in Niagara County!

Under the supervision of the Program Director, the Behavioral Health Clinician is responsible for delivery of mental health and/or substance use treatment services by providing individualized assessments, care planning, and group process to patients and families.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Maintains a caseload consistent with regulations

  • Conducts comprehensive assessment of patient needs and based on assessment, develops a treatment plan reflective of these needs and identified strengths

  • Initiates consultation with multi-disciplinary team regarding patient assessments and treatment plans

  • Makes modifications of treatment plan to reflect a patient’s changing needs and continues ongoing assessment of service needs

  • Maintains working relationships with referral agencies and supportive services to enable comprehensive service provisions to patients

  • Maintains patient records and ensures documentation is consistent with regulatory agencies and Utilization Review/Quality Assurance

  • Provides crisis intervention and management to patients and their families

  • Performs other duties as defined by the Program Director


Demonstrates a behavioral health knowledge base, allowing for the provision of direct service and clinical advisement for patients presenting with mental health and/or substance use disorders.


Completed Master’s degree in Social Work, Mental Health Counseling, Addictions Counseling or related field required. Consideration may be given to individuals in the final semester of their graduate program who demonstrate advanced skills and experience.

Approved licensures include:

  • LMSW

  • LCSW

  • LMHC

Within this position you would be eligible to take approved free courses toward licensure renewal and continuing education!

Applicants without minimum education will not be considered for this position.


637 Davison Road, Lockport, NY, 14094

Position Hours:

Monday - Friday day shift, two evening shifts per week.

Why work at Horizon?

  • Quarterly Bonus Program

  • Summer Hours

  • Anniversary and Life Event Bonuses

  • Benefits and Wellness Program

  • Employee Appreciation Events

  • Growth and Educational Training Opportunities

  • 401k Match and Profit Sharing Programs

  • Employee Referral Bonuses

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)