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Director of Assessments Program

Company: Merakey
Location: Lafayette
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Merakey is currently seeking a Director of Assessment Program to join our Adult Behavioral Health Division in our Lafayette, LA location.


Merakey is currently hiring for the position of Director of Assessment Program.

This position will be responsible for overseeing the Follow Up Hospitalization program, PASRR program, as well as Bayou Health Assessments completed for ACT/FACT programs throughout the state of Louisiana. The Director will supervise clinical assessors and coordinators to ensure that all assessments are scheduled, completed, and tracked, as well as submitted to the appropriate Managed Care Company within the contracted time frame. Director will review all

assessments prior to submittal to ensure accuracy. Director will train new assessors on all assessments they will be responsible for completing. Director will maintain relationships with

stakeholders/hospitals to ensure adherence to contract and best practice. Director will meet with hospital staff to promote and develop positive relationships. Director reports to State Director of



Merakey is a leading developmental, behavioral health, and education non-profit

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.

The work of Merakey is anchored in the firm belief that it is every

individual's right to achieve growth, dignity, and fulfillment in their

lives. Surrounding professional staff with the best in technology and

supports, Merakey is a leader in the industry and remains committed to

helping individual at a time.


  • 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
  • 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
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Position includes on-call pay and a generous travel stipend
  • Federal Student Loan Forgiveness Program Qualifications


Check us out online at

Click on Careers under Career Opportunities

In addition to completing your application, please feel free to email your resume directly to our recruiter at

Merakey is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer!


  • Master's degree in human service field.
  • LPC/LCSW is required
  • 1 year supervisory experience required. Valid LA drivers license and appropriate state clearances required.
  • Knowledge of PASRR and Bayou Health Assessment preferred.

Keywords: Merakey, Lafayette , Director of Assessments Program, Other , Lafayette, Louisiana

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