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Trinity Health Behavioral Health Specialist in Springfield, Massachusetts

Employment Type:

Part time


Weekend Shift


Mercy Medical Center a member of Trinity Health Of New England is looking for an experienced Behavioral Health Specialist to come join our team of highly specialized integrated behavioral health professionals.

The Behavioral Health Specialist provides behavioral health consults, assessments, individual treatment, family consultations, care coordination, referrals, and participates in multidisciplinary teams primarily within the hospital.

What will you do:

  • Conducts crisis assessments, biopsychosocial assessments, behavioral interventions.

  • Builds caring relationships with target population to promote positive health and social service outcomes.

  • Improves access to health and human services for target population through in-person interactions, telephone contacts, and coordination of referrals.

  • collaborate with team members to determine care plans from admission to discharge, with family and service providers.

  • collaborate with external agencies or facilities to coordinate referrals to care and will direct any appropriate follow-up.

. Minimum Qualifications

  • Education: Master’s degree in a social work field including, Social Work; Marriage and Family Therapy; Psychology; and/or Mental Health Clinician.

  • Licensure: Level I – Licensed at a LSW or LCSW level or with the capability to be licensed preferred.

  • Level II - Licensure at a LICSW, LMHC or LMFT level required or LCSW with at least five (5) years of crisis assessments experience.

  • Experience: Requires two years of clinical experience working with at risk populations.

  • Requires the ability to communicate with target population. Requires culturally Competent Interpersonal & Communication Skills.

  • Must possess a comprehensive knowledge of the local community.


  • 24 hours - Weekends

  • Excellent Benefits available on 1st day

  • Engaged leadership.

  • Mission Drive Team

Facility Information

Mercy Medical Center has established itself as one of the leading providers of health care services in Western Massachusetts. Mercy Medical Center is a 182-bed acute care hospital in Springfield. Other facilities include Mercy's Rehabilitation Hospital, a comprehensive hospital-based rehabilitation center on the campus of Mercy Medical Center and Brightside for Families and Children, an outpatient service offering counseling and family support programs.

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health is one of the largest not-for-profit, Catholic healthcare systems in the nation. Built on the foundation of our Mission and Core Values, we integrate diversity, equity, and inclusion in all that we do. Our colleagues have different lived experiences, customs, abilities, and talents. Together, we become our best selves. A diverse and inclusive workforce provides the most accessible and equitable care for those we serve. Trinity Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by law.

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health is a family of 115,000 colleagues and nearly 26,000 physicians and clinicians across 25 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.

Our dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention, and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.

EOE including disability/veteran