Nov 12, 2019

Administrative Assistant

  • Merakey
  • 3341 Youree Drive, suite 205-2555C
Administration Education Health Care Installation - Maint - Repair Nonprofit - Social Services Nurse Other Professional Services

Job Description

***MERAKEY offers all full-time associates, a full benefits package including: health, dental, eye plan, retirement plan, tuition reimbursement, paid time off and much more. This position includes on-call pay and a generous travel stipend in addition to benefits package.***

Merakey is currently seeking an Administrative Assistant to join our Adult Behavioral Health Division in our Shreveport, 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 provides administrative assistance functions to the Program Director as related to overall program operations.
  • Performs general administrative support activities such as answer multi-line phone system, maintain files, purchasing supplies, faxing and making copies.
  • Ability to maintain a calendar and/or schedule, make appointments, arrange the meeting room and materials.
  • Analyze data and generate reports using Microsoft Excel.
  • Communicate effectively with all staff, including management as well as outside agencies.


  • HIgh school diploma/GED required.
  • Minimum of 1 year clerical experience, preferrably in a medical office setting.
  • Must be proficient in MIcrosoft Excel, Word and Outlook.

Rate of pay: $13.00 /hour


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