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Open Positions

Title
Location

Early Intervention Specialist – Early Childhood Intervention – (P#1149)
Lufkin, TX

The EIS position requires staff to provide case management services and hands on developmental services for children and families in the Early Childhood Intervention (ECI) program in Lufkin, Texas and surrounding counties. This position will be housed in Lufkin, TX. Services must be provided in the child’s natural environment, so the applicant must be comfortable making home visits and driving to homes throughout the day. 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

Early Intervention Specialist – Early Childhood Intervention – (P#1148)
Lufkin, TX

The EIS position requires staff to provide case management services and hands on developmental services for children and families in the Early Childhood Intervention (ECI) program in Lufkin, Texas and surrounding counties. This position will be housed in Lufkin, TX. Services must be provided in the child’s natural environment, so the applicant must be comfortable making home visits and driving to homes throughout the day. 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

Part-Time Mental Health Specialist – Mental Health Emergency Center – (P#533)
Lufkin, TX

The Mental Health Specialist will provide safety monitoring of resident clients and assists in establishing and maintaining an environment that is therapeutic for persons with mental illness on the Extended Observation and Crisis Residential Units. These programs operate 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Required: Graduation from an accredited high school or its equivalent. Required: Valid Texas driver’s license. Hours will vary. Staff in this position will be called in on an as needed basis to cover unit staffing needs.

Part-Time Mental Health Specialist – Mental Health Emergency Center – (P#531)
Lufkin, TX

The Mental Health Specialist will provide safety monitoring of resident clients and assists in establishing and maintaining an environment that is therapeutic for persons with mental illness on the Extended Observation and Crisis Residential Units. These programs operate 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Required: Graduation from an accredited high school or its equivalent. Required: Valid Texas driver’s license. Hours will vary. Staff in this position will be called in on an as needed basis to cover unit staffing needs.

Support Staff – Centralized Intake – (P#253)
Lufkin, TX

This position interacts on a daily basis with the general public, visitors to the center and Burke staff. Required: Graduation from an accredited high school or its equivalent Required: Two (2) years of clerical experience with excellent receptionist and computer skills. Required: Valid Texas driver’s license.

Family Partner/Peer Specialist – Angelina Mental Health Clinic – (P#79)
Lufkin, TX

This single position can serve as either a Paraprofessional (meets all required criteria) or Professional (meets all preferred criteria). This position will work predominantly as a Family Partner who is an experienced, trained primary caregiver (parent of an individual with mental illness or serious emotional disturbance). Required: Graduation from an accredited high school or its equivalent Required: A parent or primary caregiver of a child or adolescent who has successfully received at least 1 year of treatment for a mental health diagnosis and/or in Special Education Required: Valid Texas Driver’s License Required: Ability to attend training and test to become a Certified Family Partner and/or Peer Provider.

Psychological Associate – Developmental Disabilities – (P#291)
Lufkin, TX

The psychological associate will be responsible for completing all standardized testing and validating/endorsing previous test results of external sources to determine an individual’s eligibility for Intellectual and Developmental Services. Required: Master’s degree in Psychology or related field. Required: One (1) year of employment experience in the field of intellectual and developmental disabilities and graduate course work or one year of supervised experience in individual intellectual and behavior assessment. Required: Licensed as a Psychological Associate (PA) by the State of Texas or eligible for licensing. Required: Valid Texas driver’s license.

Mental Health Clinician – Angelina Mental Health Clinic – (P#56)
Lufkin, TX

The Mental Health Clinician will provide direct care rehabilitative services to individual adults, as well as potentially work with children/adolescents and their families, enrolled in services with chronic mental illness in the office and community/home settings. 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.

Family Partner – Nacogdoches Mental Health Clinic – (P#111)
Nacogdoches, TX

This position is active as a member of the Intensive Case Management/Wraparound team process providing peer mentoring and support to the primary caregivers; engaging the family in the treatment process; modeling self-advocacy skills; providing information, referral and non-clinical skills training; maintaining engagement; assisting in the identification of natural/non-traditional and community support systems; and documenting the provision of all family partner services, including both face-to-face and non-face-to-face activities. Required: Graduation from an accredited high school or its equivalent. Required: A parent or primary caregiver of a child or adolescent who has successfully received at least 1 year of treatment for a mental health diagnosis and/or in Special Education. Required: Valid Texas driver’s License. Required: Ability to attend training and test to become a Certified Family Partner.

Support Staff – Angelina Mental Health Clinic – (P#71)
Jasper, TX

This position interacts on a daily basis with the general public, visitors to the office, and Burke staff. 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.

Mental Health Clinician – Nacogdoches Mental Health Clinic – (P#103)
Nacogdoches, TX

The Mental Health Clinician will provide direct care rehabilitative services to enrolled individuals with chronic mental illness in the community/home setting. Will perform services according to the individual’s approved and prescribed rehabilitation plan, and according to Burke and Medicaid standards and requirements. 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

Crisis Therapist – Mental Health Emergency Center – (P#803)
Lufkin, TX

The Crisis Therapist will provide direct care rehabilitative and therapy services to adults at the Mental Health Emergency Center, including clients in the Detox program, as part of a multidisciplinary treatment team. These programs operate 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. 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 of full-time direct care experience working with adults with mental illness. 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.

Mental Health Clinician – Care Coordination Program – (P#1126)
Lufkin or Nacogdoches, TX

The Mental Health Clinician will perform care coordination activities for individual adults, as well as potentially work with children/youth and their families, enrolled in mental health services in the office and community/home settings. Such activities include, but are not limited to tracking referrals, results, and transitions; aiding in hospital discharge planning; following up on missed appointments; and interfacing with community medical providers as well as insurance company representatives. 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

Mental Health Clinician – Care Coordination Program – (P#1125)
Lufkin or Nacogdoches, TX

The Mental Health Clinician will perform care coordination activities for individual adults, as well as potentially work with children/youth and their families, enrolled in mental health services in the office and community/home settings. Such activities include, but are not limited to tracking referrals, results, and transitions; aiding in hospital discharge planning; following up on missed appointments; and interfacing with community medical providers as well as insurance company representatives. 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

Mental Health Clinician – Polk Mental Health Clinic – (P#186)
Livingston, TX

The Mental Health Clinician works closely with other team members to provide immediate and intensive response to persons in crisis and to persons needing urgent care that are at high risk of becoming emergent and potentially needing inpatient care. 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.

Licensed Vocational Nurse – Nacogdoches Mental Health Clinic – (P#102)
Nacogdoches, TX

The Licensed Vocational Nurse is responsible for providing nursing services to clients at Nacogdoches Mental Health Clinic. This position may occasionally provide nursing services to children and adolescents at Nacogdoches Family Counseling Associates. Required: Graduation from an accredited school of nursing and licensed as a Vocational Nurse by the Texas State Board of Nurse Examiners. Required: One (1) year of experience working with consumers in a medical setting. Required: Texas licensed Vocational Nurse Required: Valid Texas driver’s license

Mental Health Clinician – Polk Mental Health Clinic – (P#190)
Livingston, TX

The Mental Health Clinician will provide direct care rehabilitative services to individual adults, as well as potentially work with children/adolescents and their families, enrolled in services with chronic mental illness in the office and community/home settings. 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.

Mental Health Intervention Specialist – Newton County Probation – (P#1118)
Newton County Probation

This position will be responsible for the coordination of mental health care and intervention services for offenders who are under the supervision of the Newton County probation department. The mental health professional will work with probation officers serving this same population. Required: Bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Psychology, or other Human Services Field from an accredited college or university. Required: Valid Texas Driver’s License

Mental Health Intervention Specialist – Jasper/Tyler County Probation – (P#1117)
Jasper/Tyler County Probation

This position will be responsible for the coordination of mental health care and intervention services for offenders who are under the supervision of the Jasper/Tyler County probation department. The mental health professional will work with probation officers serving this same population. Required: Bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Psychology, or other Human Services Field from an accredited college or university. Required: Valid Texas Driver’s License

Mental Health Specialist – Mental Health Emergency Center – (P#1141)
Lufkin, TX

The Mental Health Specialist will provide safety monitoring of resident clients and assists in establishing and maintaining an environment that is therapeutic for persons with mental illness on the Extended Observation and Crisis Residential Units at the Mental Health Emergency Center in Lufkin. These programs operate 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Required: Graduation from an accredited high school or its equivalent Required: Valid Texas driver’s license