Program Director


Organization Description:  

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.

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Position Description:

The Program Director is responsible for clinical and operational oversight of the Dual Diagnosis Treatment Team (DDTT) through management of all relevant functions related to ensuring the highest level of fidelity to the DDTT model and mission. The position requires direct supervision of program operations.


Responsibilities include but are not limited to: Assure development of individual recovery treatment and support plans Attend/facilitate required support/treatment meetings inside and outside the agency Collect and interpret statistical information to monitor program trends and performance Direct, manage, maintain, and monitor clinical support/treatment Ensure adherence and compliance to program best practices, Merakey policies, and outside agencies Ongoing evaluation and review of activities and program goals with a focus on fidelity to program model Interfacing with clinical staff, consumers and consumers' families, other programs, and outside agencies Partner and collaborate with DDTT Psychiatrist and Pharmacologist Facilitate implementation and oversight of annual budgetary requirements and plan.



Master's Degree and licensed preferred in social work, psychology or another human service-related field (LPC, LSW, LCSW, BSL, etc.). Unlicensed applicants are eligible for consideration, however unlicensed applicants are required to identify a process to obtain licensure within an agreed amount of time. Must have no less than 4 years of experience in the behavioral health field with: Preferred two years of experience in a mental health setting Preferred two years working with individuals with intellectual disabilities Possess at least two years of program management experience Valid PA Driver's license, ability to pass appropriate clearances

Travel Involved:

Some travel with county and surrounding counties with mileage reimbursement


Salary DOE $58,000

Position Location:

1112 Gailea St.
Portsmouth, OH  45662

For more information, please contact: 

Ariana Oldham
(380) 235-9339

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