RN Coordinator (CCSU) 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 as the Children's CSU RN Coordinator today!

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.

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

CCSU RN Coordinator

The CCSU RN Coordinator hires, trains, and supervises nursing staff for Children's CSU, housed at East Tennessee Children's Hospital (ETCH). Duties include:

  • Oversees scheduling, monitors training needs, attends daily treatment tx teams and functions in a leadership role in the multi-disciplinary Children's CSU treatment team.  
  • Orders supplies for the units, available for selected 24/7 on-call medical questions and/or admission protocol inquiries. 
  • Completes chart reviews and state reports to monitor for contract and agency compliance. 
  • Provides direct care to clients as needed and assists with crisis interventions and medical emergencies. 
  • Coordinates with all team members regarding client discharge planning, and serves as a liaison with other agencies as indicated. 
Compensation: Starting salary for this position is approximately $30.51 / hr based on relevant education and experience. 

Schedule:  The Children's Crisis Stabilization Unit (CSU) will operate 24/7, 365 days a year. The holder of this position will be expected to work shifts that meet the needs of the program operation, which may include day, night, weekend, and holiday hours. Regular attendance is an essential job function. Mandatory to remain awake and alert during shift.

Travel: This position requires utilizing a personal dependable vehicle to conduct Center business. Maintaining a dependable vehicle and certified driver status is a condition of employment.

Equipment/Technology: This position requires the use of computer skills with an electronic medical record (EMR), and telehealth/televideo services may be offered as part of the service delivery.

QUALIFICATIONS - Children's CSU RN Coordinator


  • Must have a RN degree with a current/valid Tennessee license with course work or experience in the areas of cultural diversity, human development, primary care, etiology, and treatment of mental illness, alcohol and drug use, physical and sexual abuse, suicide, and intellectual developmental delays. 
  • Must demonstrate a working knowledge of supervisory, administrative, and clinical skills.

Experience / Knowledge

  • Experience in psychiatric nursing and acute care preferred. 
  • Must have the ability to present professionally, work within a team format, and have the mental ability to exercise sound, clinical judgment under pressure. 
  • Must have the ability to communicate effectively (both oral and written) and possess good time management and organizational skills. Basic computers skills required; experience with electronic medical record (EMR) preferred. 
  • Experience with interdisciplinary collaboration and care coordination preferred. 2 years supervisory experience preferred.


  • 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.