PRN Bachelor's Clinician (Children's Crisis CCFT Case Manager) 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: PRN Children's Crisis CCFT Case Manager

The ideal PRN Children's Crisis CCFT Case Manager serves as a clinical member of the children's crisis continuum multi-disciplinary team, providing treatment, rehabilitation, and support for SPMI client population. The holder of this position will work within a 24/7 crisis walk-in center to assess, refer, and provide immediate support for acute treatment issues. This person will provide primary case-management for an assigned group of clients, including on-going assessment, rehabilitation and support services.  Position requires services to be delivered in office, home, school, and community settings. Must have a strong commitment to the SPMI population where the goal is to help the client and family maintain within their natural environment, home, school, and community, and to learn to access appropriate support services. This position requires a rotational schedule of on-call assistance both in person and over the phone 24/7, in addition to varying shift hours.

Scheduling:  This position is an "as needed" position.  Hours may vary.

Travel: Maintaining a dependable vehicle and certified driver status is a condition of employment. An F Endorsement is required for the purpose of transporting clients.  Staff members using their personal vehicle are eligible for mileage.

Equipment/Technology: Basic computer skills are required for email, EMR documentation, scheduling, and time keeping.  Position requires the use of a Center cell phone and laptop.

QUALIFICATIONS - PRN Children's Crisis  CCFT Case Manager

Education: 

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in a health-related field of counseling, psychology, social work, human services or related field. Candidates with a Bachelor's degree in rehabilitation, occupational therapy, criminal justice, and education must have fifteen (15) college-level semester hours of course work in behavioral health and at least one (1) year of work experience in the behavioral health setting.

Experience / Knowledge

  • Must have course work and 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/developmental disabilities. 
  • One year experience preferred. 
  • Experience working with children is preferred although applicants may have other skills and experiences that could accommodate this position. 
  • 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:

  • Minimal exposure to biological hazards.
  • Frequent exposure to unpleasant odors.
  • 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.

Helen Ross 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.

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, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

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.

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.