Team Leader (OnTrack TN) 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: OnTrack TN Team Leader

The Ideal OnTrack TN Team Leader serves as the primary clinician that provides individual, group, and family counseling as part of the First Episode Psychosis/On Track TN model. Clinician will also serve as the team leader and primary supervisor for the OnTrack TN team, and facilitate the coordinated specialty care team. Clinician provides weekly individual, group, or family psycho-therapy to adolescents and young adults ages 15-30 with a mental health diagnosis that involves symptoms evident of psychosis. Clinician works in a team format to meet the individual needs of clients in the program, while providing clinical recommendations for treatment. Clinician will help clients clarify goals, cope with stressful situations, interact more effectively with other people, and generally to overcome barriers to client's recovery Clinician is to provide psycho-social assessments for clients and provides diagnosis and appropriate referrals for clients assessed, as needed. Clinician provides crisis intervention and emergency services as needed. The primary clinician will rotate in a 24 hour/7 day a week on-call schedule.

COMPENSATION: Starting salary for this position is approximately $43,024 /yr based on relevant experience and education.

Schedule:  This position provides services Monday-Friday during regular business hours and also includes an on call component during which the clinician would be available to respond to after-hours crises by phone or in person as needed.

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. Staff will be expected to maintain work with a Center cell phone and computer.

Duties: Position is required to provide assessment and intake for clients with recent onset of psychosis, supervise multidisciplinary team of clinicians providing services for clients enrolled in the program, provide therapy to clients, manage productivity and revenue, report data back to grant funders, perform outreach in the community, lead groups of clients and families quarterly.

 QUALIFICATIONS - OnTrack TN Team Leader


  • Master's Degree in Human Services or related 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 developmental disabilities.

Experience / Knowledge:

  • One year experience in the social work field or a behavioral health setting preferred. 
  • Knowledge of etiology and treatment of mental illness, physical and sexual abuse, suicide, human development, and cultural diversity.


  • 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.
  • Must be able to do recreational therapy including ropes course.
  • 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.

The McNabb Center ( 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.

MC is an EOE. MC 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.

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