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Part-Time Behavior Support

Merakey is currently seeking a Part-Time Behavior Specialist to join our Dual Diagnosis Treatment Team (DDTT) serving Bedford and Somerset Counties
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 needsBenefits 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
+ Highly competitive compensation plans
+ Career advancement opportunities in a rapidly growing company
+ Flexible scheduling
+ 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 Dual Diagnosis Treatment Team Behavior Specialist is responsible for assessing, planning, and developing recovery treatment and support plans for adults with an Intellectual Developmental Disability and mental health diagnosis. The Behavior Specialist provides intensive therapeutic services in all types of settings, including but not limited to community living arrangements, schools, community settings, natural support residents, etc. The Behavioral Specialist, in collaboration with other members of the treatment team, design and directs the implementation of a recovery treatment and support plan that utilizes a person centered approach.
This position is Part-Time minimum 20 hours per week with potential to move to full-time
Applicants can send resumes directly to CareersCWBH@Merakey.org or through our website at www.merakey.org at http://www.merakey.org/
_Merakey is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer!_
Master's Degree and licensed preferred in social work, psychology or another human services related field (LPC, LSW, LCSW, BSL, etc.). Unlicensed applicants will still be considered, however applicants will be required to identify a process to obtain licensure within an agreed amount of time. PA Behavior Specialsit Licensure qualifies for this position.
One year of experience providing clinical supervision to non-clinical staff is required. Applicants must demonstrate knowledge and experience in creating treatment and support plans with a focus on person centered planning and recovery. Preferred applicants will possess certification in Functional Behavioral Analysis (FBA), however FBA certification is not required to apply. Applicants must also possess a valid PA Driver License and appropriate state and federal clearances.
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