Master's Clinical Counselor (Katie Miller) 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 Clinician - Katie Miller Program for Adolescent Girls

The Ideal Master's Level Clinician for Katie Miller will be responsible for administering and overseeing all clinical and therapeutic functions of the residential A&D program for adolescent girls.  This includes individual, group, and family therapy in addition to crisis intervention, emergency services as needed and discharge planning.  Utilizes center wide resources and community services as needed for client benefit and embraces the key values of case management:  empowerment, normalization, rehabilitation, and continuity of care.

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

Schedule:  This is a full time position, which would require at least 40 hours per week.  Must be available for an on-call rotation, roughly every six weeks

Travel: Must be capable of driving a van and transporting clients in personal vehicle.

Equipment/Technology: Must be computer literate and have ability to communicate effectively (oral and written communication.) Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel.

QUALIFICATIONS - Master's Level Clinician

Education:

  • Licensed or certified mental health professional or graduation from an accredited college or university with a Master's Degree in Counseling, Marriage and Family Therapy, Psychology, Social Work, or other related field of study with a minimum of three years pertinent work experience. 
  • An individual with a Master's degree who is on a licensure track and under the supervision of a licensed practitioner is acceptable. 
  • Licensure must be completed within 6 years.
  • Knowledge of addiction and adolescent development is preferred. 

Experience / Knowledge:

  • Must have course work and or experience in the areas of cultural diversity, human development, etiology and treatment of alcohol and drug abuse and mental illness. 
  • Three years pertinent field experience necessary, five preferred.
  • Experience working with adolescents as well as previous experience in the alcohol and drug field is preferred although applicants may have other skills and experiences that could accommodate this position.
  • Experience/knowledge of 12-Step programs as well as assessment, diagnosis, treatment planning, and aftercare are also beneficial.

Physical:

  • Minimal exposure to biological hazards.
  • Hearing of normal and soft tones.
  • 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 de-escalation techniques.
  • Applicants should be able to exercise sound judgement under pressure.
  • 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. 
  • Effective communication skills, strong time management, and organizational skills are necessary to manage day to day job responsibilities.
  • 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 (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.