Phoenix House Residential Licensed Clinican in Long Island City, New York

At Phoenix House, change is something we embrace every day as part of our values to deliver exceptional care. Phoenix House provides individualized, holistic drug and alcohol addiction treatment, with a legacy spanning nearly 50 years. We are passionate about healing individuals, families and communities challenged by substance use disorders and related mental health conditions. Phoenix House supports the mission through a holistic approach that focuses on the distinct mental, physical, and social needs of every person; innovation of best-in-class and evidence-based prevention, treatment, and recovery programs; and, the promotion of greater understanding of addiction. Our devoted staff are committed to treating the whole person—and come from all fields.

We operate personalized, strength-based, gender-responsive programs while living the values and being accountable for our commitments. Being introspective and becoming part of the solution is integral to every interaction and person we touch. As ‘One Phoenix House’ we believe in having fun along the way – embracing ‘progress not perfection’ as our journey continues.

We are looking for an Residential Licensed Clinician in our Long Island City (Queens) location.


  • Licensed Clinician will carry a caseload of 4-5 residential rehabilitation clients.

  • Provide individual and group counseling and case management and will supervise a team of four CASAC counselors, overseeing a floor of approximately 50 residents.

  • 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.


  • Two years prior experience in counseling or behavioral health.


  • Knowledge of residential substance abuse treatment, both long and short term.

  • Familiarity with OASAS regulations.


  • Master’s Degree in Social Work, Mental Health or related field

  • License issued by New York State in good standing

  • Qualified Health Professional (QHP)


Phoenix House conducts, background checks, fingerprints, drug testing, TB testing, verification of employment history and/or reference checks prior to employment.

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.

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