Master's Level IST Clinician: McMinn County- The Helen Ross McNabb Center

Master's Level IST Clinician - McMinn County

SUMMARY

The Master's Level IST Clinician in McMinn County provides weekly individual and family psychotherapy to children, adolescents, and adults with mental health diagnosis, or are at the onset of mental illness, and may be experiencing a family disruption or school/work problem.  Clinician will ensure compliance with productivity standards set by the Services Coordinator by scheduling determined number of clients for weekly session, providing follow up phone calls when clients cancel or miss scheduled appointments, and provide staff support staff with information for appointment reminder calls.  Clinician will attend weekly treatment team meetings and provide the psychiatrist with needed information regarding clients' current situation and family circumstances.  Clinician will attend doctor appointments as needed, will discuss options/goals for clients receiving services, and will provide crisis intervention and emergency services as needed.  Clinician will embrace the key values of clinical services: empowerment, normalization, rehabilitation, and continuity of care. 

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.

REQUIREMENTS

Education/Knowledge: A Master'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.

Experience: One year experience in the social work field or a behavioral health setting preferred. 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.  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.

Physical: Exposure to biological hazards. Hearing of normal and soft tones as well as close eye work. Valid driver's license. Lifting up to 50 lbs. Pushing/pulling up to 150 lbs. Frequent sitting, standing, walking, bending, stooping, and reaching. To ensure the safety of the clients and staff, this position requires certification in and adequate implementation of verbal and physical de-escalation techniques (Handle with Care) that include a wide range of bodily movements including but not limited to grasping, holding another person, getting on knees, running, and walking.

COMPENSATION:

Full time annual salary starts at approximately $35,894 depending on relevant experience and education.

TO APPLY:

Go to https://mcnabbcenter.e3applicants.com/careers & select McMinn from the Location drop-down menu.

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.

HRMC is an EOE. HRMC 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 schedules based on their duty to accommodate individuals with disabilities.  This job description does not constitute a written or implied contract of employment.