Peabody, MA | Social Services/Mental Health - Other

Behavioral Health Support Specialist - Beverly


This position also covers all offices of NSPG, but the primary area will be Beverly.

Under the general direction of Mass General Brigham and North Shore Health System Populations Health Management leadership, the BHHS will be an integral part of the Collaborative Care Team providing support to patients and physician practices regarding behavioral health management for adults. BHHS will work collaboratively with the team to implement evidence-based services for primary care patients utilizing tools and training from the IMPACT Collaborative Care Model and Mass General Brigham.


  • Act as a cultural change agent in integrating behavioral health into primary care.
  • Actively engage, interact and support practice staff and physicians on a regular basis
  • Provide Case Management support for a panel of 80-120 adults with behavioral health needs
  • Ensure systematic screenings of adults for depression, using evidence-based screening forms
  • Use a variety of education materials, brief interventions techniques, and community resources to engage patients, increase their motivation to change, and support patients in establishing behavioral change goals n implementing plans to meet those goals.
  • Effectively Communicate with the patient and care team
  • Actively facilitate patient engagement and follow up care
  • Systematically review the caseload with the consulting psychiatrist each week
  • Participate in development of maintenance plan with patients to help them maintain a healthy lifestyle
  • Work with LICSW and referral specialist on finding community resources for patient.


Basic Requirements:

  • Minimum of 2 years in relevant setting (health care and/or behavioral health)
  • Bachelor's degree

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in Social work, counseling, health education, psychology, or behavioral health

Applicants with relevant experience will be considered. Salem Hospital, a member of Mass General Brigham, is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Minorities and women are strongly encouraged to apply. Pre-employment drug screening is required.

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Katherine Melanson
Talent Acquisition Partner

Peabody, MA
With NSPG, you’ll experience:

Career advancement

Grow, learn and develop new practice innovations.

Continue your medical education.

Make academic connections and explore teaching opportunities.

Explore leadership opportunities.

Develop clinical and administrative career ladders.

A supportive practice environment

Collaborative professionals.

Patient-centered care model.

Leadership that listens and values your contributions and ideas.

Autonomy and respect for your skills and expertise.

Excellent salary and benefits.

Clinical excellence

NSPG’s MHQP Patient Experience surveys show that we perform higher than the state mean in all domains with 92% of patients indicating that they would recommend NSPG services.

Our physicians are polling in the top 75th percentile of AMGA Satisfaction metrics for almost every major category—the highest physician satisfaction scores of any medical group in the Boston region.

25th percentile in MGMA cost benchmarks and top 75th percentile in revenue benchmarks.

The North Shore area offers an excellent quality of life:
  • Communities with varied and rich histories and convenient access to museums, art, restaurants and shops.
  • Natural beauty, handsome architecture and vivid history—only 15 miles north of Boston.
  • 30 miles of gorgeous rocky coastline with breathtaking beaches and harbors.
  • World-class sailing and close proximity to the mountains and picturesque New England.
  • Easy access to a multitude of universities, colleges, and public and private schools.
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