Master's Clinical Counselor (Hospital Embedded) 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 a Hospital Embedded Master's Clinician for Crisis Services today!

The 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 $49,980 /yr based on relevant experience and education.


  • 24/7 programming. Clinicians typically work four 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.


  • 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 and must be obtained within the first 2 weeks of employment. 
  • Must be able to provide transportation as needed.

QUALIFICATIONS - Hospital Embedded Master's Clinician


  • 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. 


  • Minimal exposure to biological hazards.
  • Hearing of normal to soft tones and close eye work.
  • Valid driver's license.
  • 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 be able to exercise sound judgement under pressure.
  • Clinical staff members must possess reliable transportation, the ability to acquire an F endorsement on driver's license, and transport clients.

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, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

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.