Master's Clinical Counselor (Hospital Embedded) Knox

Help Others, Make a Difference, Save a Life.

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.

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: Hospital Embedded Master's Clinician

The Ideal Hospital Embedded Master's Clinician assists with behavioral health needs within the hospital emergency department by completing MCU assessments of clients experiencing a behavioral health crisis via iPad and face to face. This position also facilitates referral-related activities to link clients with needed services and follows-up on client to ensure treatment is being rendered.

COMPENSATION: Starting salary for this position is approximately $44,734 /yr based on relevant experience and education.

Schedule: 24/7 programming. Clinicians typically work 4- 10 hour shifts each week. Must give at least a six hours' notice if not able to work their scheduled shift (unless a documented emergency arises). Clinician will ensure 24/7 coverage is provided despite any weather conditions or holidays that may arise.

Travel: 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. "F" endorsement is required. "F" endorsement must be obtained within the first 2 weeks of employment. Must be able to provide transportation as needed.

Equipment/Technology: Computer skills and ability to utilize company program software to properly document. Telephone and faxing skills. Must know how to send and receive e-mails and faxes. Must be able to utilize iPad to complete telehealth assessments as needed.

QUALIFICATIONS - Hospital Embedded Master's Clinician

Education:

  • A Master's degree in a health-related field of counseling, psychology, social work, sociology and experience working with individuals with mental illness and/or co-occurring diagnoses.
  • Licensed or license eligible clinician required.
  • Must obtain MPA certification within 1-2 months hire date.

Experience / Knowledge:

  • Must have course work and 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 crisis intervention. 
  • Must have experience in working with special populations including individuals with Severe and Persistent Mental Illnesses and Co-Occurring Disorders.
  • Computer experience is helpful.
  • Experience working in a crisis setting preferred. 

Physical:

  • Minimal exposure to biological hazards.
  • Frequent exposure to unpleasant odors.
  • Hearing of normal and soft tones.
  • 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.
  • CPR and First Aid certification required.
  • Required to be certified in and adequately implement verbal and physical de-escalation techniques.
  • 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.

The 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.

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.