Master's Clinical Counselor (IOP Clinician) 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: Master's Level IOP Clinician

The Ideal Master's Level IOP Clinician provides quality care in a group and/or individual setting to clients. Maintains regular contact with referral sources and collaborates as needed regarding client care. Completes all documentation in compliance with Center standards and practices. Works in a multi-disciplinary team to meet the needs of clients and help support team members. Completes administrative tasks in a timely manner.

COMPENSATION: Starting salary for this position is approximately $42,980 /yr based on relevant experience and education.

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. This position may be required to travel to out of state conferences/meetings as applicable.

Equipment/Technology: This position does require basic computer skills for timekeeping, scheduling and use of electronic medical records entry, and experience with Microsoft Office Products (Word/Excel/Outlook).

QUALIFICATIONS - Master's Level IOP Clinician


  • Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Master's Degree in Psychology, Marriage and Family therapy, Counseling, Social Work, Addiction Studies, or other closely related field of study. 
  • Extensive knowledge of addiction and general knowledge of mental health and co-occurring disorders is essential. 
  • Knowledge of 12 step programs, assessment, diagnosis, treatment planning, and aftercare planning is required. 
  • Knowledge of trauma-informed care/practices is preferred. LADAC II or other relevant license or license-eligible with willingness to obtain.

Experience / Knowledge:

  • Experience working 1:1 and in a group setting with adults suffering from substance use and/or co-occurring disorders is preferred. 
  • Computer experience and working with electronic medical records is preferred.


  • 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 that include a wide range of bodily movements including but not limited to grasping, holding another person, running, and walking.
  • Physical de-escalation techniques will only be implemented at McNabb Center facilities and not in community settings.
  • 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 ( 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.