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Employment Opportunities

Are you passionate about supporting people with mental health concerns? Are you interested in joining a team dedicated to helping people depression and anxiety?

Employer Based Services at the University of Rochester is seeking licensed clinicians and bachelors level support staff to join their talented team of providers. Now, more than ever, your skills are in demand. If working in an academic environment with excellent salary and benefits and flexible schedules options matter to you, please review the following job opportunities or call (585) 276-9112 for more information.

Current Openings

Mental Health Therapist

The Department of Psychiatry at the University of Rochester invites applications for a full time therapist position to join its Behavioral Health Partners (BHP) team. BHP provides mental health care to eligible University of Rochester employees and their adult dependents in an outpatient setting. Our multidisciplinary team works together to provide medication consultation and psychotherapy for common conditions such as anxiety, stress, and depression. The successful candidate will have expertise in evidence-based treatments, will be skilled in collaborating with a multidisciplinary team, and will be able to collaborate effectively with primary care providers. We are seeking a qualified master’s level candidate (LCSW or LCSW-R, LFMTs, or MHCs) with three years post graduate experience, strong clinical and diagnostic skills to join our vibrant team. The therapist provides comprehensive mental health and/or dual diagnosis services for individuals who have a diagnosable mental illness, functions as the primary clinician and is responsible for assessment, treatment planning, therapy/counseling, and education services for patients and families within the BHP model of care.


3 years experience required. Master’s degree from a Counsel for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Education Programs (CACREP) accredited program with major course work in mental health counseling. Requires NYS licensure as a mental health practitioner (e.g., Mental Health Counselor, Creative Arts Therapist) or limited permit eligible. If licensure has not been obtained upon employment, the individual has 36 months to obtain the NYS license. Candidates must possess communication and organizational skills and a high level of proficiency in MS Office programs.

Secretary IV

This position will report to the Employer Based Services Operations Manager and will assist with day to day operations and special projects as needed. The Secretary IV duties will consist of both administrative and supervisory tasks. The Secretary IV will require excellent communication and organizational skills, experience and knowledge regarding policies, practices, and procedures of URMC, BHP and EAP programs and Well U programs and a high level of proficiency in MS Office programs, eRecord and Daybreak software. Familiarity with the Human Resources Management System (HRMS) or/and UR Financial System is helpful. Carries out responsibilities with considerable latitude for independent judgment. Fosters and enables a positive work environment by modeling the I CARE values.


2 years of post-high school education in secretarial studies or the equivalent. At least 3 years of secretarial and office experience, including 1 year in a position which demonstrated the ability to work with minimum supervision and to direct an office operation. Candidates must possess communication and organizational skills and a high level of proficiency in MS Office programs.

Social Work Assistant

The Social Work Assistant is an integral member of the Employer Based Services teams which includes Behavioral Health Partners (BHP) and UR Medicine EAP. In her/his role at BHP, she/he is responsible for the implementation of phone triage and psychosocial assistance for patients aged 18 yrs. and older who are seeking care with BHP. He/she participates in the planning and delivery of appropriate service linkages, and serves as liaison and advocate for patients and their families with identified service providers. The SW Assistant will at times identify patients with additional needs and will in such cases provide the most appropriate initial and follow up interventions to complement what is already being provided by other members of the psychiatric team. Such interventions might include, for example, referrals to specialty psychiatric and substance use services, educational sessions, case management, condition management and/or brief evidence based interventions focusing on behavioral activation, problem solving interventions and/or motivational strategies to further the care of the patient. The position will require collaboration with physicians, advanced practice providers, nurses, psychotherapists, administrators and other staff. General responsibilities in her/his role at EAP include triaging crisis phone calls and requests for critical incident responses. This role also includes participating in events that promote BHP and EAP services.


The social work assistant who occupies this position must have a BSW from an accredited social work undergraduate program.