Master's Clinical Counselor (IOP) 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 Master's Level IOP Clinician today!

The IOP Clinician will be responsible for the clinical and therapeutic functions of the IOP Program, including but not limited to:

  • Completes comprehensive biopsychosocial assessments to determine recommendation for appropriate level of care.
  • Completes screening, orientation, and intakes into outpatient SUD programming.
  • Provides evidence-based therapeutic interventions in individual, group, and/or family formats as appropriate.
  • Meets with walk-in clients and provides crisis intervention as needed.
  • Introduce clients to various recovery modalities, including but not limited to the 12-Step model.
  • Refers clients for and or coordinates care with medication assisted treatment (MAT) providers when appropriate.) 
  • Develops and updates client treatment plan. 
  • Uses the plan as a living document to coordinate the delivery of services throughout the clients' participation in the program. 
  • Ensures client achieves goals and objectives or modifies plan as appropriate.
  • Facilitates random drug screens with clients.

COMPENSATION: Starting salary for this position is approximately $46,060 /yr based on relevant experience and education.


  • Flexible - four or five-day work week.


  • F endorsement is required


  • Basic computer skills are required for time keeping, email, and documentation in the electronic medical record.



  • 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 substance use disorder 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.
  • 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.