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Open Positions

Title
Location

PART-TIME Support Staff – Angelina Mental Health Clinic- (P#5653)
Lufkin, TX

This position interacts on a daily basis with the general public, visitors to the office, and Burke staff. This position requires support staff to maintain an effective working relationship with consumers and staff. Responsibilities include answering multi-line phone and directing calls to various staff and/or answering requests for Burke services; while demonstrating good telephone etiquette, and other verbal and written communication skills. This position requires support staff to maintain confidential data, as required by agency policies and procedures. Other responsibilities include data entry; maintaining, processing, and scanning records; managing supplies, equipment, and vehicles; assisting supervisor in data gathering, completion of reports; as well as performing other miscellaneous duties. Required: Graduation from an accredited high school or its equivalent Required: One (1) consecutive year of responsible general office experience, receptionist skills, and computer skills Required: Valid Texas Driver’s license

Therapist – Nacogdoches Mental Health Clinic – (P#1598)
Nacogdoches, TX

This position provides direct clinical services, predominantly advanced individual and group therapy services to children, adolescents and adults. Required: Master’s degree in Psychology, Social Work, Marriage & Family Therapy or Counseling from an accredited college or university. Required: Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist (LMFT), or Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) with the State of Texas. Required: Valid Texas Driver’s license.

PART-TIME Transporter – Care Navigation Program – Polk Mental Health Clinic – (P#2252)
Livingston, 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. Required: Graduation from an accredited high school or its equivalent Required: Valid Texas driver's license

Registered Nurse/ DAY SHIFT – Mental Health Emergency Center – (P#1422)
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.

Lead Therapist – Angelina Mental Health Clinic – (P#21)
Lufkin, TX

The Children’s Lead Therapist will carry a caseload and other duties associated with a clinical supervisor. The duties include clinical supervision of the children’s staff; conducting multi-disciplinary staff meetings; oversight of the clinics YES waiver program with reporting responsibilities; along with related clinical administrative reporting and tracking duties. Duties include, but are not limited to, completing plan of care oversights, servicing outside contracts as needed, conducting training sessions, interviewing staff for vacant positions, and other duties as assigned. Traveling in a six (6) county region may be required. This position reports to the Clinical Coordinator. Required: Master’s degree in Psychology, Social Work, Marriage & Family Therapy or Counseling from an accredited college or university. Required - Licensed Professional Counselor Intern (LPC-I), Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist Associate (LMFTA) or Licensed Master Social Worker currently working towards their LCSW, with the State of Texas. Individuals waiting to apply for licensure based on acquiring supervision will also be considered. Preferred: Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist (LMFT), or Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) with the State of Texas.

Litter Crew Members – Burke Industries – (#5102)
Sabine and San Augustine Counties, TX

The Litter Crew Members are part of a work crew removing litter from along designated roadways. Monday - Friday; 7:30 am – 2:00 pm $8.00 an hour

Support Staff – East Texas Behavioral Healthcare Network/ETBHN – (P#1574)
Lufkin, TX

The Support Staff functions primarily as clerical support for a closed-door mail-order Pharmacy. Work may include: assistance in implementation of indigent medication programs, faxing critical information, gathering information regarding prescription refills and other pharmacy support duties. Secondary duties will include: answering telephones and filing. Excellent phone skills are required. Must interact effectively with the pharmacy staff to ensure all pharmacy standards are in compliance and must be capable of assessing needs and formulating solutions to meet pharmacy needs with a minimum of supervision. Good verbal and written communication skills are needed. Travel may be required on an as-needed basis. Required: Graduation from an accredited high school or its equivalent Required: Two (2) years’ of responsible clerical and administrative support experience Required: Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel Required: Valid Texas driver’s license

PART-TIME In Home Provider – Home & Community Based Services/HCS – (P#5246)
Jasper, TX

The Part-time In Home Provider is responsible for providing guidance and care for persons with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities in their home. Daily duties include: supervising residents in performing basic self-help skills, home management tasks, and providing active treatment as scheduled. Required: Graduation from an accredited high school or its equivalent Required: Valid Texas driver's license Monday – Sunday; preferably morning hours $8.00 - $9.00 per hour

Support Staff – Centralized Intake – (P#1464)
Lufkin, TX

This position interacts on a daily basis with the general public, visitors to the office and Burke staff. Responsibilities include: answering multi-line phones, answering requests for Burke services and scheduling appointments for new clients, data entry, records maintenance, and acting as receptionist for Intake. Must demonstrate good verbal and written communication skills, telephone etiquette, maintain an effective working relationship with consumers and staff. Required: Graduation from an accredited high school or its equivalent Required: Two (2) years of clerical experience and moderate to advanced computer skills. Preferred: Minimum of three (3) years of clerical/receptionist experience in a medical or mental health related setting. Preferred: Bilingual (English/Spanish) Required: Valid Texas driver’s license

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

Mental Health Clinician – System of Care- Angelina Mental Health Clinic – (P#1719)
Lufkin, 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

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

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

Residential Assistant – Oscar Berry ALU – (P#202)
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). Required: Graduation from an accredited high school or its equivalent Required: Must have six (6) months direct care experience for individuals. Required: Valid Texas Driver’s License

PART-TIME Transporter – 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

Support Staff – Angelina Mental Health Clinic – (P#1686)
Lufkin, TX

This position interacts on a daily basis with the general public, visitors to the center and Burke staff. Responsibilities include answering multi-line phone, mail dispersal and routing, fee collections, data entry, processing records requests, scanning documents into electronic charts, assisting clinical staff, scheduling, as well as other miscellaneous duties. Required: Graduation from an accredited high school or its equivalent Required: One (1) year of clerical experience with excellent receptionist and computer skills Required: Valid Texas driver’s license

Residential Assistant – Nacogdoches Group Home – (P#175)
Nacogdoches, TX

The Residential Assistant (RA) is responsible for providing guidance and care for individuals with developmental disabilities living in a residential setting. Daily duties involve supervising and/or assisting consumers in performing basic self-help skills and home management tasks. Required - Graduation from an accredited high school or its equivalent. Required: Six (6) months of responsible experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities in a direct service role Required: Valid Texas driver’s license

Residential Assistant – Shadylake ALU – Home and Community Based Services – (P#188)
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. 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. 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: Monday-Friday; 2:30pm-10:30pm Required: Valid Texas Driver’s License

Residential Assistant – Whitehouse ALU – Home and Community Based Services/HCS – (P#1244)
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). "FEMALE APPLICANTS ONLY" 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

Continuity of Care – Intake at Angelina Mental Health Clinic – (P#979)
Lufkin, TX

The Continuity of Care position facilitates an individual’s transition from a higher level of service to outpatient services. The typical individual being served by the COC worker is someone who has been psychiatrically hospitalized – or was in acute crisis – and now needs care in an outpatient facility. 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.