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Behavioral Health Provider

Valley Medical Group is seeking full-time behavioral health providers to work in our multi-specialty medical group practices in Amherst, Easthampton, Greenfield and Florence.  Successful candidates will have training and interest in providing evidence-based, brief treatment, an interest in integrated care and should be able to demonstrate proficiency in motivational interviewing, substance abuse treatment, behavioral treatment for anxiety and depression, pain management and an ability to work closely with primary care providers.  We are a level III patient centered medical home and emphasize patient centered, collaborative, team based care that is readily accessible and coordinated.  Integration of behavioral health and medical care is a primary focus.  

We are offering full-time, shareholder track positions with benefits to providers who are interested in joining a busy shareholder owned medical practice. Candidates must be independently licensed to practice in Massachusetts with a minimum of 2-3 years of clinical experience. 

  • Outpatient only with a flexible Monday-Friday schedule. Full time.
  • Valley Medical Group values our Behavioral Health providers and offers shareholder status after two years.
  • Choice of working at health centers located in Amherst or Easthampton.
  • Competitive salary with sign-on bonus, relocation expenses and 4 weeks vacation.

Responsibilities include:

  • Conducting clinical evaluations and delivering brief, problem focused treatment.
  • Providing ongoing consultation and coordination of care with primary care providers and other medical staff regarding behavioral health issues of individuals and families.
  • Facilitating health behavior change.
  • Providing education on behavioral issues to staff, providers and patients.
  • Referral to community resources.

Requirements: 

  • Master's or Doctoral degree in a Behavioral Health discipline. Current MA license.
  • Competence in brief, solution focused treatment a must.
  • Familiarity with models of Integrated Behavioral care, Motivational Interviewing, SBIRT, Health Coaching and chronic illnesses.
  • Must be comfortable practicing short-term and intermittent problem focused Behavioral Health treatment where access to treatment is important.
  • Must be comfortable working as part of a multi-disciplinary medical team.

Valley Medical Group is located in some of the most desirable communities in New England with historical towns, heritage farms, cultural activities and outdoor pursuits that include downhill skiing and kayaking. We are a lifestyle driven practice and have a strong value around creating balance between life and work. Our locations offer easy access to the major metropolitan cities of Boston (100 miles), New York (150 miles), and Montreal (250 miles).

Contact: John Novo at jnovo@vmgma.com