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Merakey Regional Director - Full Time 37.5 hours in San Marcos, California

Merakey is currently seeking a Full Time Regional Director to join Merakey in our IDD Community based program throughout Escondido, CA .


  • This position is the overall operational leader of the residential programs as assigned; provides supervision to team members to ensure high level of fidelity and maintain Merakey mission.

  • Facilitate ongoing assessment, evaluation, and planning of programs.

  • Identify opportunities for growth, development and improvement within programs and between other service lines that enhance the coordination of service delivery.

  • Implement program procedures and practices that incorporate sound clinical practices and comply with laws, regulations, and prevailing standards of care.

  • Assure development of client treatment plans.

  • Supervise Team members in order to ensure high levels of fidelity to the model and maintain the Merakey mission.


  • Work/Life Balance

  • Competitive Compensation Plans

  • Opportunities for professional growth and advancement

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance Plans

  • Flexible Spending Accounts

  • Short/Long Term Disability Coverage

  • Life Insurance

  • 403B Retirement Plan (with company matching)

  • Marketplace Savings Program

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Wellness Programs

  • 24-Hour Nurse Hotline

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • Generous Paid Time Off (for qualifying positions)

  • Stability that coincides with working for a national leader in education and human services


The mission, vision and core values of Merakey align with those of a successful Enhanced Behavioral Support Home (EBSH) for individuals with high risk factors, involved with multiple systems. Merakey's mission is "enriching lives by providing exceptional services through an individualized approach", integrating the mission with our vision of "creating communities where everyone is empowered to take meaning steps toward reaching their fullest potential", and our core values of compassion, diversity, integrity, quality, safety and trust, build a foundation of holistic care for the people we support.

Merakey's philosophy for the EBSH program seeks to inspire hope of recovery, promote empowerment, self-determination, understanding, and coping skills for individuals allowing them to achieve their fullest potential. Merakey services assist individuals to develop, enhance, and/or retain psychiatric stability, social competencies, personal adjustment and/or independent living competencies so they experience more success, satisfaction and integration in the environments of their choice and can function as independently as possible.


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, California, Ohio and Tennessee.

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Requisition Number: 53168

MERAKEY is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer

EOE Protected Veterans/Disability