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Open Positions

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Location

Mental Health Clinician – Polk Mental Health Clinic- (P#1563)
Livingston, TX

The Mental Health Clinician will provide direct care rehabilitative services to individual children/adolescents and their families, as well as potentially work with adults, enrolled in services with chronic mental illness in the office and community/home settings. The MHC will perform services according to the individual’s approved and prescribed recovery plan, and according to Burke and Medicaid standards and requirements. This worker will perform emergency assessment duties as needed. Required: Bachelor's degree in Social Work, Psychology, Rehabilitation or other Human Services discipline that meets QMHP requirements, from an accredited college or university. Preferred: Six (6) months’ direct care experience working with children or adolescents in a behavioral healthcare or educational setting. Knowledge of growth and development. Familiarity with DSM-IV diagnostic criteria. Required: Valid Texas driver’s license

Residential Assistants – Newton Group Home – (P#185)
Newton, TX

The Residential Assistant (RA) is responsible for providing guidance and care for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities living in a residential setting. Work involve supervising day-to-day living activities; providing active treatment; perpetuating a harmonious, home-like environment; and working with other professionals. The RA provides active treatment training as scheduled. The RA is also responsible for ensuring that the group home environment is kept safe and clean according to Life Safety and Health standards. Daily documentation includes active treatment data, activity notes, medication inventory records, and progress reports. Required: Graduation from an accredited high school or its equivalent. Required: Must have six (6) months experience working with individuals in a direct care role. Required: Valid Texas Driver’s License

Service Coordinator – Service Coordination – (#P1566)
Lufkin, TX

The Service Coordinator is responsible for providing on-going direct supports to individuals served in HCS, TxHmL, and General Revenue Programs. This position will be housed in Lufkin, TX. Duties include but are not limited to, completing assessments, documentation, facilitating program planning and development; monitoring of services; linking and referring individuals to appropriate services; and crisis prevention and management. The Service Coordinator will also be expected to develop an understanding of reimbursement practices and program guidelines. Required: Bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Rehabilitation, Psychology, Medicine, Nursing, Counseling, Sociology, Human Development, Gerontology, Educational Psychology, Criminal Justice, or with a major in a social, behavioral or human services field from an accredited college or university Required: Valid Texas driver’s license

Support Staff – Early Childhood Intervention – (P#1728)
Lufkin, TX

This position is responsible for: scheduling referrals, entering information into a database; answering the phone and efficiently directing calls to various staff; maintaining, organizing and filing assigned reports and records; providing assistance to ECI staff; and other duties as assigned by the Service Director. The Support Staff must have knowledge of word processing and database software programs and must have excellent telephone and communication skills. This position will require some travel between the Lufkin and Nacogdoches office. Required: Graduation from an accredited high school or its equivalent. Required: One (1) consecutive year of responsible clerical experience with good receptionist skills. Knowledge of Microsoft WORD and Excel. Required: Valid Texas Driver’s license

Crisis Service Director – Mental Health Emergency Center – (P#1376)
Lufkin, TX

The Crisis Service Director is responsible for the overall implementation, management, supervision, and evaluation of all Extended Observations and Crisis Residential operations at the Mental Health Emergency Center. The Crisis Service Director participates in strategic planning, budgeting initiatives and coordination of services with other Center programs. The Crisis Service Director shall work within the guidelines, policies and mission of the organization and will be accountable and responsible for specific projects as assigned. Education: Master's degree in Psychology, Social Work, Marriage & Family Therapy, or Master’s in Science in Nursing, from an accredited college or university. Required: At least two (2) years of full-time direct experience as a manager. Must also have at least one (1) year full-time experience working in a mental health inpatient, residential, crisis stabilization, or respite setting. Required: Staff supervision, ability to utilize EHR, preform budgetary work, and follow state/federal rules and regulations pertaining to the operation of the programs. MHEC is a 24/7 program and this position will require some after hours and/or weekend consultation. Required: Critical Competencies for Success: Critical and systems thinking; measuring program outcomes; problem solving; listening; clear, persuasive and convincing communication; providing clear focus and direction; confronting difficult issues, identifying alternatives, deciding on a course of action; collaboration; partnering. Required: Licensure as one of the following: Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist (LMFT), Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), or Registered Nurse (RN) with the State of Texas. (Current license is required at time of application) Required: Valid Texas driver’s license.

Residential Assistant – Shadylake ALU – Lufkin, TX – (P#187)
Lufkin, TX

The Residential Assistant provides training and care for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities who live in a residential environment (Alternate Living Unit). Work involves supervising day-to-day living activities for all consumers assigned to that unit. The direct-care staff must be able to: perpetuate a harmonious, homelike environment; work with other professional and para-professional staff; daily documentation; and maintaining the ALU in a safe manner. Required: Graduation from an accredited high school or its equivalent. Required: Must have six (6) months experience working with individuals in a direct care role. Required: Valid Texas Driver’s License

Mental Health Clinician – Coordinated Specialty Care Program – (P#1666)
Lufkin, TX

The Coordinated Specialty Care program is a specific team based program designed to provide early intervention services for individuals with first episode psychosis between the ages of 15 to 30. The Mental Health Clinician will provide direct care Supported Employment, Supported Education, and Case Management services to enrolled adults with chronic mental illness in the community/home setting. This position performs services according to the individual’s approved and prescribed rehabilitation plan, and according to Burke and Medicaid standards and requirements. Proficient and timely documentation skills required. Self-discipline, flexibility, and time-organization skills are a must. Service provision will occur to individuals residing in all Burke Mental Health service area. This worker will perform emergency assessment duties as needed. Performs under the supervision of the Coordinated Specialty Care Program Service Director. This position will require travel to remote areas. Required: Bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Psychology, Rehabilitation or other Human Services discipline that meets QMHP requirements, from an accredited college or university. Required: Two (2) years direct care experience working with adults/adolescents in a behavioral healthcare or mental health setting. Familiarity with DSM IV diagnostic criteria. Required – Valid Texas driver’s license. Preferred – LSW.

Mental Health Clinician – System of Care- Polk Mental Health Clinic – (P#1719)
Livingston, TX

This position provides mental health skills and support services to children, adolescents, and their families that reside in Polk and Tyler counties. This worker will perform case management, skills training, and other services such as WRAP according to the consumer’s approved and prescribed treatment plan. This position will primarily work with children and adolescents who are at risk of out of home placement or are currently residing in Residential Treatment Centers (RTC). An element of travel to RTCs will be required at times. Required: Bachelor's degree in Social Work, Psychology, Rehabilitation or other Human Services discipline that meets QMHP requirements, from an accredited college or university Preferred: Six (6) months’ direct care experience working with children or adolescents in a behavioral healthcare or educational setting. Knowledge of growth and development. Familiarity with DSM-V diagnostic criteria Required: Valid Texas driver’s license Preferred: LBSW

Therapist – Veteran Counselor Program – (P#1718)
Lufkin or Nacogdoches, TX

Therapist will be part of a grant designed to provide brief therapeutic interventions to service members, veterans, and their families that reside in Burke’s 12 county region. The therapist shall work closely with the MVPN Veteran Peer in order to identify and screen candidates who are in need of treatment or who do not have access to or are not eligible for US Department of Veterans Affairs Health Administration Services. The individual must possess the ability to make professional evaluations, decisions, and recommendations for treatment, planning, and implementation. Required: Master’s degree in Psychology, Social Work, Marriage & Family Therapy or Counseling from an accredited college or university Required: At least one (1) year full-time direct care experience in working with veteran adults or families in a community mental health or medical/mental health setting. Must be eligible to be certified in one or more of the following within 12-months of hire date: CPT, PE, or EMDR. Familiarity with DSM IV and DSM 5 diagnostic criteria. Knowledge of military culture and military related trauma. Preferred: Two (2) years’ experience as a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist (LMFT), Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Licensed Psychological Associate (approved independent practice), or Licensed Psychologist with the State of Texas. Certified in one of following CPT, PE, and EMDR. Served in the US Military. Required – Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist (LMFT), Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Licensed Psychological Associate (approved independent practice), or Licensed Psychologist with the State of Texas. Valid Texas driver’s license. Licensed by the State of Texas.

Mental Health Clinician – Nacogdoches Mental Health Clinic – (P#1236)
Nacogdoches, TX

The Mental Health Clinician will provide direct care rehabilitative services to enrolled individuals with chronic mental illness in the office and community/home settings. Will perform services according to the individual’s approved and prescribed rehabilitation plan, and according to Center and Medicaid standards and requirements. Proficient and timely documentation skills required. Self-discipline, flexibility, and time-organization skills are a must. Service provision will occur to individuals residing in Nacogdoches, San Augustine, and Shelby Counties. Performs under the supervision of the unit Clinical Coordinator. This position will require some travel to remote areas. Required: Bachelor's degree in Social Work, Psychology, Rehabilitation or other Human Services discipline that meets QMHP requirements, from an accredited college or university Required: Valid Texas driver’s license

Occupational Therapist – Early Childhood Intervention (ECI) – (P#1433)
Lufkin, TX

This position provides direct occupational therapy and consultative services as recommended by the team to developmentally delayed and or medically at risk children age birth to three (3) in a community-based setting. This position will be housed in Lufkin, TX and travel is required. Required: Degree in Occupational Therapy from and accredited college or university Required: One (1) year of experience working in a direct service role with handicapped individuals Preferred: Experience working with birth to age three (3) and/or preschool children Required: Occupational Therapist licensed and in good standing by the Texas Board of Occupational Therapy Examiners Required: Valid Texas Driver’s License

Mental Health Clinician – System of Care – Nacogdoches Mental Health Clinic – (P#1710)
Nacogdoches, TX

This position provides mental health skills and support services to children, adolescents, and their families that reside in Nacogdoches, Shelby, and San Augustine counties. This worker will perform case management, skills training, and other services such as WRAP according to the consumer’s approved and prescribed treatment plan. Required: Bachelor's degree in Social Work, Psychology, Rehabilitation or other Human Services discipline that meets QMHP requirements, from an accredited college or university Required: Valid Texas driver’s license

PART-TIME Day Habilitation Specialist – Burke Industries – (P#2255)
Lufkin, TX

The Day Habilitation Specialist will be responsible for the overall daily management of clients and daily activities. Responsibilities will include client-employee welfare and safety; compliance with contract terms and local customer satisfaction; client/employee training; and oversee related documentation, inventory control, vehicle and equipment upkeep, and other duties as assigned. Required: Graduation from an accredited high school or its equivalent Required: Valid Texas driver's license

Transporter (part-time) – Care Navigation Program – Angelina Mental Health Clinic – (P#2252)
Lufkin, TX

The Care Navigation Program Transporter will provide client transportation services, as part of a multidisciplinary team, caring for clients enrolled in services with chronic mental illness. The Transporter will assist in the tracking of client appointments in the clinical offices at Burke, as well as in the community with providers, and other community resources, as outlined in the client’s treatment plan of care. Required: Graduation from an accredited high school or its equivalent Required: Valid Texas driver's license

Transporter (part-time) – Care Navigation Program – Nacogdoches Mental Health Clinic – (P#2252)
Nacogdoches, TX

The Care Navigation Program Transporter will provide client transportation services, as part of a multidisciplinary team, caring for clients enrolled in services with chronic mental illness. The Transporter will assist in the tracking of client appointments in the clinical offices at Burke, as well as in the community with providers, and other community resources, as outlined in the client’s treatment plan of care. Required: Graduation from an accredited high school or its equivalent Required: Valid Texas driver's license

Mental Health Clinician – System of Care – Nacogdoches Mental Health Clinic – (P#1698)
Nacogdoches, TX

This position provides mental health skills and support services to children, adolescents, and their families that reside in Nacogdoches, Shelby, and San Augustine counties. This worker will perform case management, skills training, and other services such as WRAP according to the consumer’s approved and prescribed treatment plan. This position will primarily work with children and adolescents who are at risk of out of home placement or are currently residing in Residential Treatment Centers (RTC). Required: Bachelor's degree in Social Work, Psychology, Rehabilitation or other Human Services discipline that meets QMHP requirements, from an accredited college or university Required: Valid Texas driver’s license

Early Intervention Specialist – Early Childhood Intervention – (P#1180)
Lufkin, TX

The EIS position requires case management and hands on developmental services for children and families in the Early Childhood Intervention (ECI) program in Polk and surrounding counties. Services must be provided in the child’s natural environment, so the applicant must be comfortable making home visits. Required: hold a bachelor's degree which includes a minimum of 18 hours of semester course credit relevant to early childhood intervention, including three hours of semester course credit in early childhood development or early childhood special education. (A) Forty clock hours of continuing education in early childhood development or early childhood special education completed within five years prior to employment with ECI may substitute for the three hour semester course credit requirement in early childhood development or early childhood special education. (B) Coursework or previous training in early childhood development is required to ensure that an EIS understands the development of infants and toddlers because the provision of SST for which an EIS is solely responsible depends on significant knowledge of typical child development. Therefore, the content of the coursework or training must relate to the growth, development, and education of the young child and may include courses or training in: (i) child growth and development; (ii) child psychology or child and adolescent psychology; (iii) children with special needs; or (iv) typical language development. Required – Valid Texas driver’s license

Residential Assistant – Oscar Berry ALU – Home and Community Based Services – (P#206)
Lufkin, TX

The Residential Assistant provides training and care for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities who live in a residential environment (Alternate Living Unit). Work involves supervising day-to-day living activities for all consumers assigned to that unit. The direct-care staff must be able to: perpetuate a harmonious, homelike environment; work with other professional and para-professional staff; daily documentation; and maintaining the ALU in a safe manner. Required: Graduation from an accredited high school or its equivalent Required: Must have six (6) months direct care experience for individuals. Preferred: One (1) year of continuous responsible experience working forty (40) hours a week with individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities in a direct care role, or two (2) years of continuous responsible experience working on an hourly basis with individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities in a direct care role. Hours: Friday; 10:30pm – 10:30am, Saturday; 7:30pm – 10:30am, Sunday; 7:30pm – 8:30am. Required: Valid Texas Driver’s License

Registered Nurse/NIGHT SHIFT – Mental Health Emergency Center – (P#1615)
Lufkin, TX

Registered Nurses are part of a multidisciplinary treatment team and are responsible for providing nursing care services to acutely mentally ill adult residents at the Mental Health Emergency Center. This program operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Required: Graduation from an accredited school of nursing and licensed as a Registered Nurse by the Texas State Board of Nurse Examiners. Required: Texas license as a Registered Nurse. Required: Valid Texas Driver’s license.

Residential Assistant – Newton Group Home – (P#184)
Newton, TX

The Residential Assistant (RA) is responsible for providing guidance and care for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities living in a residential setting. Work involve supervising day-to-day living activities; providing active treatment; perpetuating a harmonious, home-like environment; and working with other professionals. The RA provides active treatment training as scheduled. The RA is also responsible for ensuring that the group home environment is kept safe and clean according to Life Safety and Health standards. Daily documentation includes active treatment data, activity notes, medication inventory records, and progress reports. Required: Graduation from an accredited high school or its equivalent. Required: Must have six (6) months experience working with individuals in a direct care role. Required: Valid Texas Driver’s License
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