Explore Our Career Opportunities

Burke is a great place to start or expand your career. With more than 600 employees, Burke is one of the largest employers in East Texas. Burke employees are as committed to their communities as they are to their clients and profession. Our employees make it possible to deliver the care our clients expect, award-winning mental health and developmental disability care.

We are looking for friendly, dedicated individuals who want to work for one of the state’s leading mental health and developmental disability services organizations.


38 Career Opportunities at Burke


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

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 Nacogdoches, Texas and surrounding counties.

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 Nacogdoches, Texas and surrounding counties.

New Posting Residential Assistant
The Residential Assistant provides training and care for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities who live in a residential environment (Alternate Living Unit).

The part time Habilitation Specialist will be responsible for the overall daily management of clients and daily activities.

MCOT services provide assistance to individuals identified as having a need for help and support during and after a mental health crisis. The Mobile Crisis Outreach Team (MCOT) Mental Health Clinician works closely with other Burke staff and members of the community to provide an immediate and intensive response to persons in crisis who potentially need inpatient care and/or assistance linking with needed resources following a mental health crisis.

This position provides mental health skills and support services to children, adolescents, and their families that reside in Nacogdoches, Shelby, and San Augustine counties.

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.

New Posting Data Analyst
The Data Analyst will provide support to all agency programs. This position will be actively involved in reporting from and support of the current Electronic Health Record (EHR) as well as involvement in the implementation of Burke’s new EHR.

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.

The hourly Vocational Specialist will be responsible for the daily management of services provided within the Kirbyville Burke Industries Program.

The Habilitation Coordinator is responsible for providing assistance for a person with IDD residing in a nursing facility to access appropriate specialized services necessary to achieve a quality of life and level of community participation acceptable to the person and LAR on the person’s behalf.

The Mental Health Clinician will provide direct care rehabilitative services to enrolled individuals with chronic mental illness in the office and community/home settings.

The Billing Specialist position will be responsible for performing departmental activates including all insurance billings and entry of all adjustments and payments.

The Informatics Administrator (IA) works closely with both the clinical teams providing care, and the Information Technology/Information Systems teams who manage the technical and information infrastructure supporting Burke’s work.

The Telehealth Therapist will provide assessments, treatment, planning and counseling for individuals, couples, children, and/or groups experiencing social, emotional, behavioral vocational difficulties.

The Telehealth Therapist will provide assessments, treatment, planning and counseling for individuals, couples, children, and/or groups experiencing social, emotional, behavioral vocational difficulties.

The Diversion Coordinator is responsible for informing adult individuals with developmental disabilities referred for admission to a nursing facility, their families, and LAR’s of community options, services, and supports for which the individual may be eligible AND identify, arrange, and coordinate access to these services in order to divert admission to a nursing facility wherever possible and consistent with an individual’s informed choice.

This position is responsible for but not limited to: completing fee contracts, communication with insurance and financial services for authorization of services, fee collections, greeting clients and visitors, answering a very busy multi-line phone system, assists in coverage of reception area, record keeping, scheduling and maintaining appointments for physicians, therapists and clinical staff, data entry, and filing as well as other duties as assigned.

The Crisis Mental Health Clinician will provide direct care rehabilitative services to adults at the Mental Health Emergency Center that operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

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 Part-Time 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.

The Part-Time Residential Assistant provides training and care for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities who live in a residential environment (Alternate Living Unit).

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.

The part-time Residential Assistant provides training and care for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities who live in a residential environment (Alternate Living Unit).

The Residential Assistant (RA) is responsible for providing guidance and care for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities living in a residential setting.

The Residential Assistant (RA) is responsible for providing guidance and care for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities living in a residential setting.

This position provides mental health skills and support related services to chronically, mentally ill adults that reside in Polk, San Jacinto, and Tyler counties.

The Litter Crew Members are part of a work crew removing litter from along designated roadways. Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. (other duties may be assigned)

The Centralized Intake therapist will be part of the Centralized Intake Team and will be responsible for providing diagnostics and intake assessments for the twelve (12) county area.

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.

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,11 as part of a multidisciplinary treatment team. These programs operate 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

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.

The Residential Assistant (RA) is responsible for providing guidance and care for individuals with developmental disabilities living in a residential setting.

The LVN will be part of a multidisciplinary treatment team and is 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.

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.

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).

The Residential Assistant provides training and care for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities who live in a residential environment (Alternate Living Unit).