Career Opportunities

At Merakey, we have a variety of opportunities available for individuals who are looking for full-time, part-time, fee-for-service, and pro re nata (PRN) employment in PA, NJ, NY, DE, MD, MI, VA, LA, CA, TN, and TX. We encourage career development and promote from within whenever possible, as well as provide internship and practicum experience in selected areas of our company.

Merakey Career Center

Opportunities for advancement are available throughout the network of Merakey offices. Join the Merakey team of professionals and make a difference in the lives of others.

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Ready to jump into a new career this year? Merakey is hiring for key positions around the company. We’ve compiled data for the hottest jobs within the company to drive your decision.


Merakey offers people an exciting opportunity to make a difference in the lives of thousands. Available positions include:

  • Administrative Staff
  • Behavioral Specialist
  • Case Manager
  • Counselor
  • Direct Care Support
  • Foster Parents
  • Peer Specialist
  • Program Supervisor
  • Psychiatrist
  • Psychologist
  • Residential Staff
  • RN/LPN
  • Teacher
  • Teaching Assistant
  • Therapeutic Staff
  • Therapist
Merakey employees are committed to providing exceptional care, no matter their position or location.

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Why work at Merakey?

Merakey offers a variety of comprehensive benefits for full and part-time employees who qualify, including:

Medical Benefits

Let Merakey handle your health to-do list: doctor visits, hospital care, dental, vision, and more!

Check out the list of medical benefits!
Medical Insurance BCBS (Blue Cross Blue Shield) :
  • HMO Plan – Provides a large selection of in-network care providers with low copayments and a $1250 deductible ($2500 for family). Referrals may be required from your primary care physician to see specialists and/or pre-certification processes before tests can be authorized.
  • PPO Flex Plans – Multiple flex plan options that offer both in- and out-of-network care among a broad provider selection. Plan choices offer same levels of medical coverage with your choice of fixed deductibles ranging from $0 to $1000 (up to $2000 for family) to meet personal and family needs. Some copayments may apply and limited pre-certifications may be required. Referrals not required for specialist visits.
  • Inpatient Hospitalization Reimbursement for all plans
  • Preventive Care for all plans
  • Reimbursements for gym membership, tobacco cessation, and weight management programs

Prescription Insurance

  • Independence Blue Cross/FutureScripts – 3-tiered formulary prescription benefit included with all medical insurance plan options that covers generics, preferred, and non-preferred prescription drugs. Low copay options with mail order delivery available for additional savings!
  • Lifetree Pharmacy (a Merakey entity) offers some specialty medications at no cost to employee

Dental Insurance - Coverage provided by Delta Dental with large in-network provider list available from which to choose. Offers high dollar maximum coverage for all your and your family’s needs.

Vision Insurance - Provided by Davis Vision with annual eye exam coverage and biennial coverage for contacts or lenses and frames. Discounts for laser vision correction services also available through participating providers.

Telemedicine - No time to visit a doctor’s office? Telemedicine provides access to board-certified physicians via secure & confidential video on your smartphone or other digital device. Intended for medical issues that are not emergencies such as the flu or pink eye. 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year, receive diagnosis on medical conditions, short-term treatment plans, and obtain necessary prescribed medications at your convenience.

Advocacy Services - Receive personal assistance through Guardian Nurses to help navigate complex medical care and health insurance issues, such as, insurance claims, finding providers and second opinions, Medicare coordination questions and more. They can also provide on-site assistance for complicated healthcare issues or have a nurse accompany you or a family member to an appointment to help evaluate and explain a complex medical situation.

Financial Benefits

Invest in the future, invest in you! Merakey offers discounts for your financial well-being.

Check out the list of financial benefits!
Medical Insurance: Life Insurance, Long-Term & Short Term Disability - No cost to employee; administered by Hartford
Flexible Spending Account
  • Set $$$ aside pre-tax tax from your paycheck to pay for health care & dependent care expenses that you typically pay out of pocket, like orthodontic payments, doctor’s office, or prescription drug copayments.
  • Pre-tax employee contributions
Retirement Plan
  • Administered through Mass Mutual
  • Employer Matching 50% contributions up to 4%
Tuition Reimbursement - 100% of the tuition cost per semester at a maximum reimbursement rate of $1,000/semester, $2,000/fiscal year
Loan Forgiveness Programs

Paid Time Off*

The beach is calling your name! Get paid to surf the waves.

Check out the list of paid time off benefits!

Merakey offers a work hard, play hard guarantee with our comprehensive paid time off options.

  • Up to 2 years of service = 10 work days per year
  • 2 - 10 years of service = 15 work days per year
  • 10+ years of service = 20 work days per year

Paid Holidays - New Year’s Day, MLK Jr. Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day

Sick Days - 10 days annually

Personal Days - 4 days annually, 1 per quarter

*Benefits may vary based on the terms and conditions of specified bargaining unit’s collective agreements or our school programs.

Additional Perks

The added bonuses and reasons to wake up early on a Monday...

Check out the list of additional perks!

Educational Partnerships - Merakey is proud to partner with educational institutions, offering tuition discounts and special rates: Drexel University, DeVry University, Chamberlain College of Nursing, Capella University, La Salle University, and Peirce College.

Employee Assistance Program - Services provided by Aetna Resources for Living, include, but are not limited to: confidential counseling and referral program, dependent care search and referral service, legal consultation and referral services, financial consultation, wellness trainings and programs.

Cell Phone Discounts - Discounted rates on phone service carrier plans through Verizon Wireless and AT&T. Seamless process to register and begin receiving your discount with only a few steps!

HP Computers Discounts - up to 35% discount on computers, printers, ink, accessories, etc.

The Employee Savings Program by Provista/Vizient - offers discounts for almost anything - from movie, NFL, and concert tickets to groceries, hotels, cruises, and auto buying. Among participating companies, you can find: Sherwin-Williams, Best Buy, Staples, Amazon, AMC Theatres, and more.

Work Environment - Rewarding and personally fulfilling nature of work; Large, financially stable company with diverse programs, positions, and professional. development opportunities

Employee Referral Bonuses

Join the Merakey team of professionals and make a difference in the lives of others!

Opportunities for advancement are available throughout Merakey. Click the 'Merakey Career Center' link above to apply for a position. If you have any problems completing your application, please send an email to or call 1-877-647-1952 option 1, option 4.

Merakey is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V, and will not tolerate unlawful discrimination, including harassment based on person’s race, religion, color, sex (including sexual orientation, pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, age, disability, family medical history, veteran status, genetic information, ancestry, union membership, high school equivalency, or other legally protected status.

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