Bachelors and Masters Children's Crisis Positions

You are right for one of these positions if the following resonates with you for our open bachelor's or master's level crisis services positions.  Apply today!


  • To work alongside talented coworkers in a close knit team atmosphere that lends itself to open clinical communication and consultation. 
  • Incredible benefits including retirement with employer matching, LOW premium health, vision and dental insurance, longevity increases, cost of living increases, bonuses, promotions from within and paid professional leave and training - and much more!
  • To make a remarkable difference in the lives of the people you serve.
  • For Master's level clinicians: To quickly obtain clinical hours toward licensure and receive free clinical licensure supervision.
  • To be an integral part of a well-respected organization that has served East Tennessee for over 70 years and to be a part of the McNabb family!


  • Master's level clinician on a licensure track (master's in counseling, psychology, social work, sociology, etc.)


  • Bachelor's level counselor interested in working closely with clients to improve their daily lives
  • Adept at working in a crisis setting.
  • Comfortable working with individuals from a diverse background (both clients and staff).
  • Experienced in human development, etiology, treatment of mental illness and/or co-occurring diagnoses.
  • Knowledgeable in treatment of mental illness, alcohol and drug abuse, physical and sexual abuse, suicide, and crisis intervention.
  • Able to effectively use a computer and appropriately document work in a timely manner.
  • Able to communicate effectively and compassionately with clients and staff.
  • Able to obtain an F Endorsement on your driver's license.
  • Able to do the following with or without accommodation: Hear normal and soft tones as well as complete close eye work. Possess a valid driver's license. Lift up to 50 lbs. Push/pull up to 150 lbs. Frequent sitting, standing, walking, bending, stooping, and reaching. To ensure the safety of the clients and staff, this position requires certification in and adequate implementation of verbal and physical de-escalation techniques (Handle with Care) that include a wide range of bodily movements including but not limited to grasping, holding another person, going down on knees, running, and walking.


  • As a Master's Level Clinical Counselor in Crisis Services:
    • Complete face-to-face assessments of clients (either on-site or in community) that are experiencing a psychiatric emergency to determine what their needs are and link them to those services.
  • As a Bachelor's CCFT Case Manager:
    • Provide primary case-management for an assigned group of clients, including on-going assessment, rehabilitation and support services.
    • Provide services delivered in office, home, school, and community settings.
    • Work a rotational schedule of on-call assistance both in person and over the phone 24/7, in addition to varying shift hours.
    • Complete face-to-face assessment of clients experiencing a psychiatric emergency to determine level of service needed.  Facilitates referral-related activities to link clients with needed services. 
    • Act as a liaison with community agencies and families to advocate for the rights and preferences of clients and to facilitate the treatment process.
    • Provides therapeutic support and crisis intervention, including on-call crisis services 24/7.
    • Services are community based with a strong family component (80% of the contacts are family focused). 


  • Starting salary for this bachelor's level case management position is approximately $18.08/hour based on relevant experience and education.
  • Starting salary for the master's level crisis counselors is $44,734 annually based on relevant experience and education.  LPC and LMFT start at approximately $46,489 and LCSW starts at approximately $49,997 experience. Shift differential: 5% for 2nd shift; 10% for 3rd shift.


Apply today and start the journey to the rest of your career at McNabb Center!

The McNabb Center is the region's leading nonprofit provider of mental health, substance use, social and victim services. By focusing on an individual's "Well Mind, Well Being," we provide a quality and compassionate approach to care from infancy through adulthood.

MC is an EOE. MC conducts background checks, driver's license record, degree verification, and drug screens at hire. Employment is contingent upon clean drug screen, background check, and driving record. Additionally, certain programs are subject to TB Screening and/or testing.  Bilingual applicants are encouraged to apply.

This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive; and employee will also perform other reasonably related job responsibilities as assigned by immediate supervisor and other management as required.  This organization reserves the right to revise or change job duties as the need arises.  Moreover, management reserves the right to change job descriptions, job duties, or working schedules based on their duty to accommodate individuals with disabilities.  This job description does not constitute a written or implied contract of employment.