RN Case Manager (PACT) 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?

Join the McNabb Center Team as a Registered Nurse Case Manager for PACT today!

You have a lot of choices in where you work…make the decision to work where you are valued!

The Program for Assertive Community Treatment (PACT) is an evidence based treatment modality designed specifically to serve those with severe and persistent mental illness. Clients served by PACT are typically diagnosed with a thought disorder, have a history of psychiatric hospitalization, and are unable to engage with more traditional forms of outpatient care.

RN Case Manager

The RN Case Manager: serves as a clinical member of a multi-disciplinary team by providing treatment and case management support to clients.  Duties include:

  • Referral, linkage, and advocacy services to promote access to resources
  • Side by side support in the community and during appointments to promote engagement and accurate understanding of information
  • Ongoing assessment of client functioning to relay information to other members of the clinical team
  • Crisis intervention and emergency services as needed
  • Serves as a specialist for medical concerns and medication issues while administering and delivering medications to clients in both the office and community

COMPENSATION: Starting salary for this position is approximately $29.11 / hr based on relevant experience and education.

Scheduling:  Schedule is variable and includes a mix of 8am - 5pm and 11am - 8pm shifts. Shifts include a rotation of both weekends and holidays. Staff provide on call coverage that may include overnight contact with clients. This position includes some flexibility to allow for coverage during staffing shortages.

Travel: Mostly limited to Knox County with the rare potential for travel to surrounding counties. This position does require the transportation of clients in a personal vehicle. F endorsement is required.

Equipment/Technology: Must possess basic computer skills along with the ability to learn how to successfully navigate the electronic medical record.



  • Must have either a Bachelor's or Associate's degree in nursing. 
  • Must have licensure as a registered nurse in the state of Tennessee. 
  • Clinical experience preferred.

Experience / Knowledge

  • At least one year of experience working with the SPMI population preferred. 
  • Must have the ability to relate positively with and be emotionally supportive of clients with severe and persistent mental illness.


  • 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, 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.