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Kathy Johnston

Texas 3RNET Network Coordinator

Tel: 512-463-9590

“Texas has everything to offer whether it be rural, urban, every facet of nature, the seasons, diverse cultural influences, etc. We need health care professionals in every field. There are opportunities to fit every health profession with incentives to work in underserved and rural communities.”

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How I can help your job search:

If you are a health care professional interested in living and working in Texas, Kathy can:

  • Answer questions you may have about current job openings across Texas
  • Guide you on how the National Health Service Corps works in Texas
  • Provide information on Texas-specific loan repayment programs
  • Help you navigate the J-1 Visa Waiver process in Texas
  • Tell you more about Texas's state-specific incentives for health care professionals

Kathy is an employee of the Texas Office of Rural Health. She and her organization coordinate 3RNET activities in Texas.

The Texas Office of Rural Health works in conjunction with the Texas Primary Care Office (TPCO), Texas Association of Community Health Centers (TACHC), and other stakeholders to recruit health care providers to communities to improve access to care for the underserved.

Behavioral Health Resources in Texas

Behavioral Health Resources in Texas

Job search support is provided for the following behavioral health disciplines:

  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker
  • Licensed Professional Counselor
  • Substance Use Disorder Counselor
  • Licensed Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselor
  • Peer Recovery Support Specialist
  • Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist
  • Behavioral Health Terapist
  • Clinical Mental Health Counselor
  • Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant
  • Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
  • Psychiatrist
  • Clinical Psychologist
  • Addiction Medicine Physician

Additional resources:

Incentive programs for behavioral health professionals:

Pipeline and pathway programs into behavioral health fields:

Behavioral Health Workforce Recruitment Contact in Texas:

Kathy Johnston
Texas State Office of Rural Health
Tel: 512-463-9590  

J-1 Visas in Texas

J-1 Visas in Texas

If you want to obtain a J-1 Visa Waiver in Texas, here’s what you need to do:

  1. Start your job search about 18 months prior to when you want to start working.
  2. Find a job at an eligible J-1 site in our state. You can search for J-1 eligible jobs on 3RNET. Start your J-1 job search in Texas now.
  3. Connect with the J-1 contact to ask questions and learn about additional steps you may need to take.

 Texas Conrad 30 J-1 Visa Waiver Program

J-1 Visa Contact in Texas:

Conrad 30 Program Office
Texas Department of State Health Services
Tel: 512-776-6164

Health Care Employers in Texas

Health Care Employers in Texas

You'll find jobs on 3RNET from these types of health care employers in Texas:

  • Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs)
  • Community Health Centers (CHCs)
  • Correctional Facilities
  • Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs)
  • Rural Health Clinics (RHCs)
  • Community Hospitals
  • State Hospitals
  • Veterans Affairs sites
  • National Health Service Corps Loan Repayment sites
  • National Health Service Corps Scholar sites
Job Resources for Texas

Job Resources for Texas

We’re here to help. 3RNET has several resources for health professionals searching for a job:

Texas's state-specific job resources for health care professionals:

Texas loan repayment programs:

Texas Area Health Education Centers (AHECs):

Learn more about Texas:

For Texas Employers

For Texas Employers

If you’re a health care employer in Texas and you’d like to post your jobs on 3RNET, please fill out our employer application form which will be sent to the Texas Network Coordinator.

If you have specific questions about using 3RNET in Texas, please contact 3RNET’s Texas Network Coordinator, Kathy Johnston.