Team Leader (Health Link) Hamilton

Help Others, Make a Difference, Save a Life.

Do you want to make a difference in someone's life every day?
Or help them 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 Health Link Team Leader 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!

Tennessee Health Link's main goal is to coordinate healthcare services for TennCare members with the highest behavioral health needs. The ideal Health Link Team Leader is responsible for:

  • Direct supervision and oversight of a Health Link Team through monitoring program productivity, managing caseloads, managing Health Link enrollments, monitoring clinical documentation, monitoring progress toward quality/efficiency metrics, conducting a variety of required reports, and directly managing front-line staff.
  • Provides coverage when needed to ensure all client needs and productivity targets are achieved.
COMPENSATION: Starting salary for this position is approximately $18.38/hour depending on experience.

QUALIFICATIONS - Health Link Team Leader

Education/License: Must have at least a Bachelor's degree in a health-related field of counseling, psychology, social work, sociology, or a behavioral science field with course work 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 mental retardation. Candidates with a Bachelor's degree in rehabilitation, occupational therapy, criminal justice, or education, must have fifteen college-level semester hours of coursework in behavioral health and at least one year of work experience in the behavioral health setting.

Experience/KnowledgeOne year experience in the social work field or a behavioral health setting required. One year experience in a supervisory capacity preferred. 


  • Minimal exposure to biological hazards.
  • Hearing of normal and soft tones; Close eye work.
  • Regular in-person attendance required.
  • Must have mental ability to exercise sound judgment under pressure.
  • Frequent sitting, standing, walking, bending, stooping, and reaching.
  • CPR and First Aid certification required; required to be certified in and adequately implement verbal and physical de-escalation techniques.
  • 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. 
  • Must possess reliable transportation, the ability to acquire an F endorsement on driver's license, and transport clients.

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.

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.