Salem, MA | Social Services/Mental Health - Other

Clinical Therapist - Substance Use Disorder Bridge Clinic

Overview

About Us

North Shore Physicians Group (NSPG), the largest multi-specialty physicians group north of Boston, is a leader in innovative practices. We are explorers at heart! Here, ideas come from everyone—to the benefit of everyone we serve.

We continually seek the best ways to streamline care for both patients and providers. Our medical team of more than 400 physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and other care professionals is consistently working together to discover new ways to improve and enhance our practices to benefit the health of our patients and the careers of our providers. Through our team-based approach, the goal is to make our practice of medicine smarter and more efficient.

With NSPG as your employer, you’ll experience clinical excellence, supportive practice environments, and opportunities for career advancement!

General Overview

The substance use disorder (SUD) Bridge clinic will provide on-site rapid assessment, treatment initiation, and stabilization for patients with substance use disorder, with a specific focus on equitable care which seeks to eliminate any disparities in access to or retention in treatment by race, ethnicity, or language. This Bridge clinic will be staffed by a multidisciplinary team, which includes a physician and a therapist, and may also include a recovery coach, an advanced practice provider, and/or an office-based addiction treatment (OBAT) nurse care manager. The care model will consist of rapid access to low threshold evaluation and treatment for individuals identified with SUD throughout the Mass General Brigham system. Patients will be assessed by the team and a patient-centered treatment plan will be determined. Pharmacotherapy will be initiated promptly for appropriate patients and patients will be connected to other Bridge clinic services as needed and based on patient preferences, including therapy, peer support, harm reduction services, and nursing support. The patient will be managed by the Bridge Clinic team on a transitional basis while linkages are made to the suitable and patient-preferred level of care within the community. Patients who cannot directly be connected to ongoing addiction treatment services will continue receiving care at Bridge Clinic until linkage is successfully achieved. The Bridge clinic therapist is an integral part of the Bridge clinic.

The Opportunity

This position is a critical member of a collaborative care team that includes which includes a physician and a therapist, and may also include a recovery coach, an advanced practice provider, and/or an office-based addiction treatment (OBAT) nurse care manager. The primary responsibilities in this position will be to provide SUD counseling with expertise in assessment, brief/motivational intervention, CBT, and psychoeducation; provide treatment planning and some case management and care coordination for Bridge Clinic patients.


Qualifications

Qualifications

  • Master’s degree or higher required

  • Massachusetts license LMHC, LMFT, LCSW, LICSW, PsyD, or PhD

  • At least 2-3 years of work experience in the mental health care field, with substance use disorders, strongly preferred

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



Salem, MA
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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.

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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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