South Oaks Hospital
Find a rewarding career as you help others find their way at South Oaks Hospital.
South Oaks Hospital is a 197-bed behavioral health hospital located on the Nassau/Suffolk border on Long Island. For well over a century, we have established a local and national reputation for delivering high quality and compassionate care, crisis management, treatment and recovery services.
What is unique about South Oaks is our specialized programs for treating different age groups across inpatient and outpatient settings, and our involvement in promoting mental health in local schools and community settings. We are now expanding our services and treatment to assist the changing needs of our community.
In July 2015, South Oaks Hospital expanded its services by adding a new psychiatric adult unit. Due to the continued demand in the community and throughout the island, we expanded our Psychiatric Adult Services by adding a third adult unit. Also, as a response to the current drug & alcohol abuse epidemic in Long Island, South Oaks Hospital will expand its Inpatient Substance Use Disorder Rehab unit to better address the needs of the community. South Oaks Hospital is also a designated training site for the Physician Assistant Internship Program in Psychiatry. Our services include:
- Comprehensive Behavioral Health Services
- Adult Psychiatric Services
- Child & Adolescent Services
- Substance Use Disorders
- Career & Educational Counseling Center
- C.A.R.E.- Challenge Activities Ropes Experience
- Outpatient Ambulatory Services
- Support Groups
- Therapeutic Rehabilitation
South Oaks currently employs more than 540 employees (100+ nurses, 30+ physicians, and more than 50 credentialed providers) and will continue to grow over the next 6-12 months. Explore our careers below.
By submitting your information we may contact you for an exploratory conversation with one of our recruiters to talk about our current and/or future openings that match your skill set and career aspirations. We look forward to speaking with you.
One year medical-surgical experience or behavioral health experience required. Licensed and currently registered in the state of NY. American Heart Association BLS adult and child and BSN required.
Qualified candidates must have BSN with previous leadership experience. Demonstrated excellent time management, communication and leadership skills. A desire to learn and work in behavioral health. Must be available to work some weekends and have flexibility.
Nurse Practitioners - Psychiatric/Family/Adult
Ideal candidates possess a skillset appropriate for the management of acute psychiatric patients. Excellent clinical and interpersonal skills combined with attention to service excellence.
Experience preferred but new graduates with the appropriate combination of experience and skills are encouraged to apply. Must be Board eligible, Board Certified preferred.
Pharmacist: Clinical experience in behavioral health preferred. Prior experience with Pyxis automated dispensing required. Day, evening, and weekend availability is required.
Pharmacy Intern: Candidates must be enrolled in an accredited pharmacy program and possess a valid NYS Pharmacy Intern permit. Students entering 4th and 5th year of PharmD program preferred. Prior experience with Pyxis automated dispensing preferred. Day, evening, and weekend availability is required.
Emergency Management Coordinator
Will oversee all phases of emergency management on our campus. This position will take the lead on our emergency management plans including assessments/training / exercises. Will work with Northwell Corporate emergency management to ensure alignment with system policies and procedures. Work with executive leadership team if any emergency incident occurs.
Requires Associates Degree, Bachelor's Degree preferred. Minimum of 2 yrs experience in emergency management operations in a healthcare setting or 5 yrs. experience in a non-healthcare setting.
(10-15 hours weekly) Varying Shifts
An exciting opportunity to provide vocational coaching to teens and young adults with varying learning disabilities throughout Nassau and Suffolk Counties. Involves training individuals on life skills, work habits and social interaction to enhance independence.
Excellent communication and documentation skills; flexibility and willingness to travel. Prior experience with learning disabled population a plus but not required. Minimum of HS diploma; Bachelor’s degree in behavioral science preferred.
Social Worker/Case Coordinator
Provides clinical psychosocial assessment and treatment to patients and families. Responsibilities include assessment, treatment planning and documentation. Coordinates and facilitates services of managed care providers and outpatient service organizations.
Required: LMSW, LCSW, LMHT or LMFT designation. Prior mental health experience preferred.
Behavioral Health Associate
An essential member of the treatment team providing supervision and structure to various patient populations. Delivers quality care while maintaining a therapeutic environment.
Required: High School diploma and CPR certification. Certified Nursing Assistant certificate a plus.
Provides a variety of therapeutic services to a diverse population through recreation, cooperative activities. And adaptive physical education to facilitate the emotional and mental wellness of individuals. Includes assessment, treatment planning and documentation as part of a multi-disciplinary team.
Required: Bachelor’s degree in Therapeutic Recreation or related field. CTRS designation a plus.
Provides vocational rehabilitation or related counseling to internal and external patients/clients. Provides assistance with services to individuals with disabilities related to employment and training. Includes educational and treatment planning along with referral to community services. May be assigned to School districts. Strong leadership and communication skills desired.
Required: Master’s degree in counseling related field; Mental Health or Rehabilitation Counseling preferred. Minimum of 1-2 years experience working with disabled individuals.
Assists with the evaluation and admission process gathering and relaying comprehensive patient information accurately from/to patients, families and insurance providers. Generation of reports and data entry into evaluation records. Employs excellent customer service and engages patients proactively and with sensitivity. Attention to detail and good judgment.
Required: Minimum High School Diploma; Associates or Bachelor’s degree preferred. Prior
Hospital or medical practice experience a plus.
Positions in Housekeeping and Food Service/Dietary departments. Prior experience a plus.
Required: High School diploma or minimum 3 months continuous related experience.
Creative Art Therapist
Provides a variety of therapeutic services to a diverse population using art, music, movement and drama. Responsibilities include assessment, treatment planning and documentation. Competency in the use of the creative arts and materials to facilitate self-expression and healing.
Required: Licensed Creative Art Therapist designation.