Adult or Child Psychiatrist

Position Title

Adult or Child Psychiatrist, Physician Assistant, or an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse – J.S.  

Burke Outpatient Mental Health Clinic – Options for Nacogdoches, Lufkin, Livingston, or Jasper, TX

(Prefer onsite, but tele-med could be considered)

Position Number

P #1263

General Description

Performs psychiatric evaluations and medication management appointments with consumers as appropriate.  Provides support and consultation to other team members and service providers.  Documentation of patient communication and clinical treatment accurately and appropriately in the agency's electronic medical record system. This position requires the applicant to have their own clinical supervisor.


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:  Certification in psychiatry.  If not certified, then two years' experience in psychiatry and formal training in psychiatry. 

Required: Advanced Practice Nurse: certification in psychiatry.

Required: Physician Assistant or Advanced Practice Nurse: Must have their own clinical supervisor. 

Preferred: Physician: Board Certification in Adult Psychiatry.  Board Certification in Child/Adolescent Psychiatry if seeing children/adolescents.   

Physical Requirements

Required: Visual and auditory skills sufficient to evaluate, treat, and monitor patients; mobility required to bend, reach, lift (up to 50 pounds) while assisting patients, complete Satori Alternative to Managing Aggressive Behavior (SAMA), carrying charts (equipment); and fine motor skills for legible handwriting and driving.


Monday - Friday; 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Emergency services participation as per current policy.


Commensurate with experience, certification, and licensure