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Program Specialist - Full Time 37.5 hours Apply now to learn about our new rates!

Merakey is currently seeking a Full Time 37.5-hour Program Specialist to join our Merakey division in Broomall, PA.
_About Merakey_
Merakey is a leading developmental, behavioral health and education provider offering a breadth of integrated services to individuals and communities across the country.
We leverage our size and expertise to develop innovative solutions and new models of care to meet the needs of individuals, their families, public and private healthcare funders and community partner organizations.
We recognize that complex needs require a holistic approach. With our experience, expertise and compassion, we empower everyone within our communities to reach their fullest potential.
With a rich tradition spanning 50 years with nearly 10,000 employees, Merakey, formerly NHS, provides care to over 40,000 adults and children throughout Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Virginia, New York, Maryland, Delaware, Louisiana, Michigan and Tennessee.
_MERAKEY IS PROUD TO OFFER THE FOLLOWING BENEFITS:_
+ The stability that comes with working for a national leader providing education and human services to individuals with special needs
+ Highly competitive compensation plans
+ Career advancement opportunities in a rapidly growing company
+ Flexible scheduling
+ Benefits for all employees including marketplace savings program (discounts on cell phone plans, shopping, travel and more); Wellness programs (including discounted gym memberships, mail order prescription plans); legal and financial services; 24-hour nurse hotline; life/disability coverage; and Employee Assistance Program
+ Benefits for qualifying employees including medical, dental & vision coverage; flexible spending account; 403B retirement plan with company contribution
+ Generous PTO plans including vacation, sick, and holiday pay for qualifying employees.
+ New!! -- we have the compensation and benefits package that will meet your individual needs!! You choose between "Enhanced Pay" or "Enhanced Benefits"!!
+ Depending on your needs and/or the needs of your family, you choose between higher pay (and a full range of base benefits) or unbelievable benefits (and competitive pay)!! You will be free to choose from:
+ "Enhanced Pay" -- Competitive wage + an additional $2.00 per hour for all hours worked. Option to select a base medical plan + a full range of company paid benefits.
+ "Enhanced Benefits" -- Competitive wage + an option to select from 4 comprehensive medical plans for you and your family where 70%-100% of the premiums are paid by Merakey. Also includes a full range of additional company paid benefits. Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance Plans
_POSITION DETAILS_
Position summary or overview. Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
+ The role of the Program Specialist is to develop, coordinate, assess and implement individualized support plans (ISP)/treatment or program plans.
+ The Program Specialist provides ongoing services, which are instructional, supportive, supervisory and administrative. These services may be delivered as part of a spectrum of MR services, including licensed Community Living Arrangements, licensed Family Living programs, licensed Adult Training Facilities, or unlicensed services, such as Home- Based Waiver, or Person/Family Directed Support Services.
+ Completion of asssesments & quartly reports are required.
Please apply on line at: www.merakey.org/careers at http://www.nhsonline.org/careers
Requisition Number: 35291
_Merakey is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer!_
+ Master's Degree and 1 yr. experience required OR Bachelor's Degree and 2 yrs. of experience required. Experience must be working directly with persons with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities or Behavioral Health.
+ Must have a valid driver's license, with a fairly clean record.
+ Must have your own transportation.
+ Must be at least 21 years old.
+ Must be able to successfully complete the Behavior Specialist Core training , within 6 months of hire date.
+ Must be able to complete Behavior Support plans and supporting documentation.
+ The annual salary is : $44,000 per year
+ If you select the enhance pay option, it may increase your benefits out of pocket expense and reduce your PTO time. It will increase your annual salary.
EOE Protected Veterans/Disability


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