Registered Nurse (Centerpointe) 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 in the Centerpointe Program today!

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

Centerpointe RN

The Centerpointe RN:

  • Functions as a shift leader with the Medical Director and the Medical Services Coordinator.  
  • Is available for selected 24/7 on-call medical questions and/or admissions protocol inquires, completes chart reviews, utilization management for grant and insurance clients.
  • Initial medical assessments of clients during intake, and providing appropriate nursing care for Medical Detox, Medically Monitored Detox and Residential Services.  
  • Prepares reports, adheres to all compliance, licensure, funder and agency standards.  
  • Provides direct care to clients in the Detox/Residential setting. 

COMPENSATION: Starting salary for this position is approximately $28.00 / hr based on relevant experience and education.

Scheduling:  Flexibility is required to meet the needs of the program Nursing Shifts are 12 hr shifts with the expectation of participating in the on call schedule.

Travel: N/A

Equipment/Technology: Basic computer skills are required for time keeping, email, and documentation in the electronic medical record.



  • RN degree with a current Tennessee license and experience in a behavioral health related field.

Experience / Knowledge

  • Prefer at least 1 year experience working with special populations including individuals with substance use/abuse and/or addiction, severe and persistent mental illness, co-occurring disorders, and dual diagnosis disorders as well as experience working in a crisis setting.  
  • 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.