Master's Clinical Counselor (Adult IST) - Sevier Co.

HELP OTHERS, MAKE A DIFFERENCE, SAVE A LIFE.

At the Helen Ross McNabb Center, our mission is "Improving the lives of the people we serve."  Do you see yourself as a part of this life-changing work? If so, we are currently seeking a qualified and motivated professional for the following position: Master's Level Adult IST Clinician - Sevier County

SUMMARY

The Master's Level Adult IST Clinician in Sevier County provides weekly individual and family psycho-therapy to adults.  Clinician will ensure compliance with productivity standards set by the IST Coordinator and IST Team Leader by scheduling determined number of clients for weekly sessions, providing follow up phone calls when clients cancel or miss scheduled appointments, and provide support staff with information for appointment reminder calls.  Clinician is to provide psycho-social assessments for clients entering the Helen Ross McNabb Cocke County Center and provides diagnosis and appropriate referrals for clients assessed.  Clinician will provide mental status assessments for IST clients at medication appointments.  Clinician will discuss options/goals for clients receiving services.  Clinician provides crisis intervention and emergency services as needed.  Clinician embraces the key values of clinical services: empowerment, normalization, rehabilitation, and continuity of care.  Clinician adheres to HRMC policies and procedures.

This position requires utilizing a personal dependable vehicle to conduct Center business. Maintaining a dependable vehicle and certified driver status is a condition of employment.

REQUIREMENTS

Education/Knowledge: Master's degree in human services or related field with course work or experience in the areas of cultural diversity, human development, etiology and treatment of mental illness, alcohol and drug abuse, physical and sexual abuse, suicide, and mental retardation. Knowledge of etiology and treatment of mental illness, physical and sexual abuse, suicide, human development and cultural diversity.

Experience: One year experience in a human services or related field preferred. Experience working with adults preferred.

Applicants should possess the ability to relate to individuals and families of varied ethnic and cultural backgrounds, ages, educational levels, and economic circumstances with respect and dignity.  Excellent verbal, written, and computer skills are necessary in order to work effectively and collaboratively with clients, collaborating agencies, and community professionals, as well as maintaining proper documentation.  Clinical staff members must possess reliable transportation, the ability to acquire an F endorsement on driver's license, and transport clients.

Physical: Hearing of normal and soft tones as well as close eye work. Valid driver's license. Lifting up to 50 lbs. Pushing/pulling 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.

COMPENSATION:

Full time annual salary starts at approximately $36,433 depending on relevant experience and education.

The Helen Ross McNabb Center (www.mcnabbcenter.org) is a premier not-for-profit provider of behavioral health services.  The Center provides quality care and serves all ages in a continuum of prevention, early intervention, social, co-occurring, addiction, outpatient, and crisis services.

HRMC is an EOE. HRMC 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.