Master's Clinical Counselor (IST) - Sevier

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: IST Master's Level Clinician. 

SUMMARY - IST Master's Level Clinician

The ideal IST Master's Level Clinician will provide weekly individual and family psychotherapy to children, adolescents and adults ages with mental health diagnosis, or are at the onset of mental illness, and may be experiencing a family disruption or school/work problem.  Clinician will ensure compliance with productivity standards set by the Services Coordinator by scheduling determined number of clients for weekly session, providing follow up phone calls when clients cancel or miss scheduled appointments, and provide staff support staff with information for appointment reminder calls.  Clinician will attend weekly treatment team meetings and provide the psychiatrist with needed information regarding clients' current situation and family circumstances.  Clinician discuss options/goals for clients receiving services, and will provide crisis intervention and emergency services as needed.  Clinician will embrace the key values of clinical services: empowerment, normalization, rehabilitation, and continuity of care. 

REQUIREMENTS - IST Master's Level Clinician

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

Knowledge of etiology and treatment of mental illness, physical and sexual abuse, suicide, human development, and cultural diversity is required. Applicants should have the ability to effectively and ethically counsel children and families and have the ability to effectively run and process groups with children and families. They should also have the ability to work within a team format to meet positive goals for children, interface with other agencies involved in the ecology of the family, and present professionally and work within a team format to plan, implement, and evaluate successful interventions.

Experience: It is preferred that applicants have one year experience in a human services or related field and experience working with children. 

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. 

Physical: Must have the mental ability to exercise sound judgment under pressure, the ability to exercise sound judgment and effective decision-making skills, the ability to set and demonstrate appropriate boundaries with clients, the ability to be an empathetic listener, the ability to be flexible and willing to do what is needed, and the ability to be adaptable to working with diverse populations. Applicants must also have the ability to communicate effectively and possess good time management and organizational skills. 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. Physical de-escalation techniques will only be implemented at Helen Ross McNabb Center facilities, and not in community settings.

Compensation: Starting salary for this position is approximately $39,471 /yr based on relevant experience and education.

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.