Clinician/Social Worker, Fee-for-Service
Job Details
Albany-New Karner-PCFC - Albany, NY
Fee For Service-Benefited (min 30 units)
Mixed Day & Evening
Clinician/Social Worker
Job Overview

Clinician - Fee for Service 

Albany, NY


Join a dynamic team of Clinicians as Northern Rivers Family of Services seeks a Fee for Service Clinician (FFS). In this role, the FFS Clinician provides clinical services and counseling to a diverse population of individuals, families, and/or couples through an outpatient mental health clinic that is licensed by the New York Office of Mental Health. 
What a FFS Clinician with Northern Rivers can expect: 

  • You will provide clinical, therapeutic and case management services to individuals assigned to your caseload, developing relationships with clients and their families to reach treatment goals. 
  • Completion of comprehensive psychosocial assessments, initial treatment plans/treatment plan reviews, progress notes from each scheduled appointment, as well as any other documentation as indicated per agency process. In addition, continued documentation of all phone/collateral communication. 
  • Management of your ongoing caseload and collaboration with the on-site prescriber and other members of the treatment team, as needed for client care 
  • Attending the Behavioral Health Center staff meetings monthly. 
  • Participation in consistent didactic group supervision with frequency based on licensure level or individual needs; work with supervisory staff and colleagues for collaborative growth; Support to achieve advanced licensure; and Consistent availability of continuing education/training opportunities 
  • The flexibility of creating your own weekly schedule of tele-mental health and in-person sessions, depending on your and the client needs. 
  • The freedom and flexibility to develop your caseload and capability to choose to schedule either a minimum of 5 billable sessions a week or up to 40 billable sessions weekly, depending on personal benefit eligibility needs.  


Your experience and qualifications: 

  • A Master’s degree in Social Work or Mental Health Counseling. 
  • Licensure completion (LMHC/LCSW/LCSWR) preferred, OR must be license eligible and have a limited permit in related discipline. 


Northern Rivers Family of Services benefits you'll love: 

  • Health care package: medical, dental, and vision
  • Paid Time off and Sick days
  • 401 (K) plan 
  • Life Insurance  
  • Eligibility for Public Service Loan Forgiveness and student loan repayment assistance 
  • Free ongoing training and CEU opportunities 
  • Healthcare Savings Account (HSA) 
  • FFS Non-Benefit Eligible position at a scheduled 5 billable units per week. 
  • FFS Health Benefit Eligible position at a scheduled average of 25 billable units per week for a yearly goal of 1135 total billable hours. 
  • Leaving an indisputable imprint within the community as part of an amazing team! 
About Northern Rivers

If you want a rewarding career where you make a positive impact on children and their families, we want to talk to you!  At Northern Rivers Family of Services, we work together to make a difference in our client's lives while also strengthening our community. 
We are a family of human service agencies united in our passion to helping children, families, and adults reach their potential. Northern Rivers coordinates the quality of care, depth of programs, and combined size and passion for the mission to provide care for more than 18,000 people each year in 41 counties throughout New York State. If you’ve got the talent, drive and desire to make a real difference in your community, you need to be a part of Northern Rivers Family of Services! 
Our employees receive generous paid time off, an expansive health care package, tuition reimbursement, loan repayment assistance, free training/CEU opportunities, and much more! 


Apply today to become part of our team!


Northern Rivers is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law. We cherish the unique contributions of our diverse staff, and are building a culture where everyone has the opportunity to do the meaningful work here at Northern Rivers!

Make a difference in the lives of others...including YOURS!