LPN Team Leader (BHUCC) Knox

Help Others, Make a Difference, Save a Life.

Do you want to make a difference in people's lives every day?
Or help people navigate the tough spots in their life?
And do it all while working where your hard work is appreciated?

You have a lot of choices in where you work…make the decision to work where you are valued!

Join the McNabb Center Team as an LPN Team Leader today!

The LPN Team Leader:

  • supervises all nursing staff in the BHUCC program within the Behavioral Health Urgent Care Unit
  • provides the clinical/medical oversight of admissions to BHUCC under the supervision of the Crisis Services Nursing Manager
  • functions as one of the primary leaders of BHUCC
  • oversees the quality of medical services being provided and ensures that quality and appropriate care is given
  • responsible for providing direct care to clients admitted to BHUCC as needed
  • responsible for triaging incoming phone calls, may require face to face triage as necessary to divert from ER
COMPENSATION: Starting salary for this position is approximately $22.92 /hr based on relevant experience and education.


  • Schedule requires 12 hour, non-structured shifts and available on call M-F and EOW rotation with Crisis Services Nursing Manager. 
  • Schedule requires working some overnight and holidays. 
  • Team Lead must get open shifts due to PTO, sick time, etc. covered. 
  • Team Lead will cover open day and/or night shifts and will share this responsibility with Crisis Services Nursing Manager. 
  • Regular attendance and punctuality is an essential job function.

Travel:  NA


  • Computer experience is required. 
  • Be familiar with Microsoft Office and EMR.



  • LPN with current Tennessee license.

Experience / Knowledge

  • Should have sound knowledge of psychiatric and detox medications, diagnoses, treatment modalities and interventions. 
  • Experience in working with special populations including individuals with Severe and Persistent Mental Illness and Co-Occurring Disorders preferred. 
  • Experience working in a crisis setting preferred. 
  • Must demonstrate a working knowledge of supervisory, administrative, and clinical skills


  • Minimal exposure to biological hazards.
  • Hearing of normal/soft tones and close eye work.
  • Valid driver's license.
  • Frequent sitting, standing, walking, bending, stooping, and reaching.
  • CPR and First Aid certification required (training provided).
  • Required to be certified in and adequately implement verbal de-escalation techniques.
  • Applicants should be able to exercise sound judgement under pressure.
  • Clinical staff may be required to get an F endorsement to transport clients as necessary.

Apply today to work where we care about you as an employee and where your hard work makes a difference!

Helen Ross McNabb Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The Center provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment.

Helen Ross McNabb Center 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.