Program Specialist

Merakey is currently seeking a Program Specialist to join our Merakey IDD division in our Trevose location.
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, New York, Maryland, Delaware, Virginia, Louisiana, Michigan and Tennessee .
+ 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
The Program Specialist is professional position responsible for providing Adult Day Program activities (i.e., vocational training, refinement of independent living skills, cognitive development, social skills, appropriate use of leisure time, mobility, sensory and perceptual motor skills, etc.) for individuals with developmental disabilities. Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following.
+ The Program Specialist must possess knowledge of current practices and techniques involved in the field, for programming of individuals with developmental disabilities.
+ A high degree of flexibility, organizational skills and creativity is required of this position.
Requisition Number: 36167
_MERAKEY is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer!_
+ A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with two years experience working directly with persons with disabilities
+ Associates degree from an accredited college or university with four years experience working directly with persons with disabilities.
+ Valid Driver's license
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