Nov 11, 2019

Clinical Reviewer

  • Merakey
  • 803 Coolidge Blvd, Suite 140-2546C
Administration Education Health Care Installation - Maint - Repair Nonprofit - Social Services Nurse Other Professional Services

Job Description

Merakey is currently seeking a Clinical Reviewer to join our Adult Behavioral Health Division in our Lafayette, LA location.


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, Louisiana, Michigan and Tennessee.


  • 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
  • Flexible scheduling
  • 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


This position reviews clinical documentation to identify deficits and offer feedback to improve overall quality for F/ACT programs.

●Ongoing review of progress notes and treatment plans for all F/ACT programs.

●Assist F/ACT programs identify and help staff with improving documentation by ongoing direct review of progress notes and treatment plans prior to submission and finalization.

●Submit reports of documentation review findings as requested.

●Track documentation that has been reviewed and provide feedback to staff.

●Ongoing, intensive review of documentation of staff identified as needing extra support and monitoring.

●Identify deficiencies in documentation and provide feedback to staff and supervisors.

●Follow-up on deficient documentation to ensure improvement before final submission.

●Review documentation prior to audits to identify improper documentation.

●Assist F/ACT programs with improvement of specific deficiencies in documentation identified through audits.

●Collaborate with training team and all supervisory staff to identify further training and support measures to be taken to ensure proper documentation.

●Other functions to support management and training team as needed.


●Bachelors Degree in social work, psychology, counseling, or other human services field

●Masters Degree preferred

●Minimum of two years' experience in the mental health field

●Must be proficient with Microsoft Excel, Word, and Outlook

●Must have excellent time management, organizational, and communication skills

●Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment

●Must pass a Louisiana criminal history background check and motor vehicle screen

Rate of pay: $47,000


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