Hamilton & McMinn County Children & Youth Intergrated Serice Team Advanced Practice Nurse - The Helen Ross McNabb Center

The Helen Ross McNabb Center (www.mcnabbcenter.org) 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. The Center is seeking motivated staff members that 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.  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 be able to take and pass without major modification a course in Handle with Care, which requires hands-on, physical components to ensure the safety of the clients and staff. Clinical staff members must possess reliable transportation, ability to acquire an F endorsement on driver's license and transport clients.


HRMC is an EOE. HRMC conducts Background Checks, Motor Vehicle Record (MVR) Checks, 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.


HRMC is currently seeking a qualified and enthusiastic professional for the following position: Hamilton & McMinn County Children & Youth Integrated Service Team Advanced Practice Nurse


*Job Requirements

Education/Knowledge:  Must have graduated from an accredited school of nursing.   Completed an approved Mental Health APN Program.  Have a Registered Nurse License in Tennessee.  Obtained Certification as an APN in Child and Adolescent Psychiatric and Mental Health Nurse from the American Nurses Credentialing Center.  Have Certificate of Fitness from the Tennessee Board of Nursing.

Experience:   No additional experience other than that which is necessary to obtain above license and certification

Physical: Normal outpatient psychiatric clinic environment.  Exposure to biological hazards. Exposure to unpleasant odors.  Hearing of normal and soft tones. Close eye work. Lifting up to 50 lbs. Pushing/pulling up to 150 lbs. Frequent sitting, standing, walking, bending, stooping, and reaching. 

Non-violent physical crisis intervention: This position requires certification in and adequate implementation of verbal and physical de-escalation techniques that include a wide range of bodily movements including but not limited to grasping, holding another person, getting down on knees, running, and walking.


*Job Summary

Responsible for the delivery psychiatric care to patients involved in the various medication services provided at two HRMC C&Y Centers. Provides assessment and pharmacotherapy to patients in individual appointments as well as working with a team of providers to address other related clinical and administrative patient needs. Provides all clinical services under the HRMC Advanced Practice Nurse (APN) Protocol.


To Apply

Please send a resume & cover letter to Gayle Lodato at Gayle.Lodato@mcnabb.org