Master's Clinical Counselor (IST) Cocke

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 so work where you are valued.  Apply for the Master's Level C&Y IST Clinician - Cocke Co. today!

SUMMARY - Master's Level C&Y IST Clinician

As a Master's Level C&Y IST Clinician you will:

  • Provide weekly individual and family psycho-therapy to children and adolescents ages 4-21 with mental health diagnosis.
  • Ensure compliance with productivity standards set by the IST Coordinator and IST Team Leader by scheduling determined number of clients for weekly sessions, providing follow up phone calls when clients cancel or miss scheduled appointments, and provide support staff with information for appointment reminder calls. 
  • Provide psycho-social assessments for clients entering the Helen Ross McNabb Cocke County Center and provides diagnosis and appropriate referrals for clients assessed. 
  • Provide mental status assessments for IST clients at medication appointments. 
  • Discuss options/goals for clients receiving services. 
  • Provide crisis intervention and emergency services as needed. 
  • Clinician embraces the key values of clinical services: empowerment, normalization, rehabilitation, and continuity of care.  Clinician adheres to HRMC policies and procedures. An essential job function is a reliable, predictable 40 hour per week job, on site and in the community, with regular attendance.

COMPENSATION: Salary starts at approximately $44,100 depending on relevant experience and education. Salary increases if LPC, LMFT or LCSW.

Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8am - 5pm with weekends and Center designated holidays off.

REQUIREMENTS - Master's Level C&Y IST Clinician


  • Master's degree in human services or related field with course work 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 intellectual disabilities.
  • Knowledge of etiology and treatment of mental illness, physical and sexual abuse, suicide, human development and cultural diversity.


  • One year experience in a human services or related field preferred.
  • 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. 
  • Must be proficient with basic computer skills: e-mail, EMR documentation, faxing, time keeping, and scheduling.


  • Exposure to biological hazards.
  • Hearing of normal and soft tones as well as close eye work.
  • Lifting up to 50 lbs.
  • Pushing/pulling up to 150 lbs.
  • Frequent sitting, standing, walking, bending, stooping, and reaching.
  • To ensure the safety of the clients and staff, this position requires certification in and adequate implementation of verbal de-escalation techniques (Handle with Care).
  • 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.  

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.