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Open Positions

Title
Location

Support Staff – Angelina Mental Health Clinic – (P#1264)
Lufkin, TX

This position aids in the efficient operation of the outpatient clinic and the expansion of services provided by Burke; interacting with staff, consumers and other agencies. This position will monitor client’s services, coordinating the needs for each individual. Education Required: Graduation from an accredited high school or its equivalent. Required: One (1) year of responsible clerical experience. Proficient in Microsoft Word, Ability to type 45 WPM, experience with multi-line telephone system. Required: Valid Texas Driver’s License

Mental Health Specialist/Day shift – Mental Health Emergency Center – (P#1411)
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.

Crisis Therapist – Mental Health Emergency Center – (P#1457)
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.

Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist – Burke Outpatient Mental Health Clinic – (P#1609)
Lufkin, TX

Performs psychiatric evaluations and medication management appointments with consumers as appropriate. Provides support and consultation to other team members and service providers. Required: Completion of accredited program in your area of specialty.

Adult Psychiatrist, Physician Assistant, or Advanced Practice Registered Nurse – (P#1608)
Lufkin, TX

Performs psychiatric evaluations and medication management appointments with consumers as appropriate. Required: Completion of accredited program in your area of specialty Required: Licensed in the State of Texas as a Physician, Advanced Practice Nurse or Physician Assistant Required: Physician Assistant or Advanced Practice Nurse require a certification in psychiatry in your discipline Salary: Negotiable, depending on certification/license

Mental Health Clinician – Polk Mental Health Clinic – (P#1607)
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 Clinician – Angelina Mental Health Clinic – (P#1602)
Crockett, TX

This position provides mental health skills and support services to children, adolescents, and their families that reside in Angelina, Trinity, Jasper, Sabine, Newton and Houston counties. This worker will perform case management, skills training, and other services 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.

Support Staff – Nacogdoches Mental Health Clinic – (P#1515)
Nacogdoches, TX

This position is responsible for but not limited to: scanning and managing records and assisting clinical staff. Duties also include greeting clients and visitors, answering a very busy multi-line phone system, mail dispersal and routing, scheduling appointments for clinical staff, fee collection, and data entry. Applicant must have good organizational skills. Required: Graduation from an accredited high school or its equivalent. Required: Two (2) years of clerical experience with excellent receptionist skills and computer skills. Required: Valid Texas driver’s license.

PASRR Service Coordinator – Developmental Disabilities Authority – (P#1597)
Livingston, TX

The Service Coordinator will be responsible for working with individuals with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities residing in nursing facilities. The Service Coordinator is responsible for convening and facilitating the individual’s service planning team; facilitating the development of the individual’s service plan, facilitating revisions to the service plan as needed and facilitating the coordination of services and supports between the individual’s service plan and the nursing facility’s plan of 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

PART-TIME Support Staff – Nacogdoches Mental Health Clinic – (P#5653)
Nacogdoches, 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. 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. Preferred: Two (2) or more consecutive years of receptionist/office experience, proficiency in Word and Excel, some college hours in the Human Service field, six (6) months’ clerical experience in a medical and/or mental health setting, and experience with medication management and medical terminology. Bilingual skill set preferred. Required: Valid Texas Driver’s license

Residential Assistant – Nacogdoches Group Home – (P#5293)
Nacogdoches, TX

The Residential Assistant (RA) provides training and care for individuals who live in a residential facility (ICF/MR group home).

Support Staff – Nacogdoches Mental Health Clinic – (P#1562)
Nacogdoches, TX

This position is responsible for but not limited to: scanning and managing records and assisting clinical staff. Duties also include greeting clients and visitors, answering a very busy multi-line phone system, mail dispersal and routing, scheduling appointments for clinical staff, fee collection, and data entry. Applicant must have good organizational skills. Required: Graduation from an accredited high school or its equivalent. Required: Two (2) years of clerical experience with excellent receptionist skills and computer skills. Required: Valid Texas driver’s license.

Registered Nurse/NIGHT SHIFT – Mental Health Emergency Center – (P#1421)
Lufkin, TX

Registered Nurses will be part of a multidisciplinary treatment team and are responsible for providing nursing care services to acutely mentally ill adult residents at the Extended Observation Unit and the Crisis Residential Unit. These units operate 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.

Mental Health Clinician – Angelina Mental Health Clinic – (P#1589)
Lufkin, TX

This position provides mental health skills and support services to children, adolescents, and their families that reside in Angelina, Trinity, Jasper, Sabine, Newton and Houston counties. This worker will perform case management, skills training, and other services 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.

Residential Assistant-Freeman ALU – (P#886)
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

Residential Assistant – Diboll Group Home – (P#5298)
Diboll, 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 involves supervising day-to-day living activities; providing active treatment; perpetuating a harmonious, home-like environment; and working with other professionals. 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

Residential Assistant – Pineland Group Home – (P#5296)
Pineland, TX

A variety of shift work hours are available. This is an ideal job for college students, particularly those with aspirations of becoming helping professionals. The primary criteria are to have good interpersonal skills and be sensitive and caring towards individuals with disabilities. Reliability and dependability are also very important. The Residential Assistant provides training and assistance to consumers and completes household duties and daily documentation. This is a part-time position

Residential Assistant – Kirbyville Group Home – (P#5294)
Kirbyville

The Residential Assistant (RA) is responsible for providing guidance and care for mentally retarded individuals in a residential home. Daily duties involve supervising residents in performing basic self-help skills, home management tasks, and providing active treatment as scheduled. This is a part-time position.

Residential Assistant – Newton Group Home – (P#5295)
Newton

The Residential Assistant (RA) is responsible for providing guidance and care for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities in a residential home. Daily duties involve supervising residents in performing basic self-help skills, home management tasks, and providing active treatment as scheduled. This is a part-time position.

Residential Assistant – Home & Community-Based Services (HCS) – Shadylake and Oscar Berry – (P#5041)
Lufkin, TX

Required - (1) Graduation from an accredited high school or its equivalent. Required: Valid Texas driver’s license.