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Join Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health!
Are you aligned with Devereux's mission to maximize human potential, individuality, growth, self-realization and independence?
Do you have experience supervising others and proven success in the oversight of operations to ensure quality programming, regulatory compliance, adherence to policy and procedures and training/mentoring staff?
If you answered YES to either of these questions, then consider joining our Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health team!
Being a Program Director has its Advantages.
As a Program Director at Devereux, you will work with other dedicated professionals who share your passion for helping individuals in need.
Opportunities to learn and grow in the Behavioral Healthcare field
Comprehensive training in crisis prevention/intervention, trauma informed care, CPR, first aid
Flexible schedules that can work with school, family commitments, or other employment
Adult Services is looking for a Program Director for our Hankin Medical Residential program located in the Berwyn, PA. As a Program Director you will oversee the operation of assigned programs to assure quality services that meet the social, emotional, health, and physical needs of the Individuals, in accordance with Devereux philosophy, established Center procedures, and regulatory requirements. Assists in program development designed to meet market needs. Serves as a liaison with community resources and regulatory agencies.
The schedule for this position is Monday- Friday 9am-5pm with an on call rotation
Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Adult Services provides programs and services for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Our main campus is located in Berwyn PA. Our dedicated team of over 600 staff ranging from highly-specialized clinicians and nurses to recreational and direct staff professionals, all work to one common goal the happiness, self-fulfillment and social integration of each adult in our community.
Keywords: director, residential counselor, mental health associate, behavioral health technician,supervsior, social work, IDD, manager
Be at least 21 years of age
Must possess and maintain valid driver's license
EDUCATION: Masters degree in Human Services or related field.
EXPERIENCE: At least five (5) years of increasing supervisory experience in Human Services or health care setting. At least two (2) years experience in the Human Services field, working with adults with intellectual/developmental disabilities and/or mental health diagnoses. Requires knowledge of regulatory requirements and an ability to adhere to established regulations. Excellent customer service skills, as well as written and verbal communication skills, organizational skills, and problem-solving skills. Ability to multi-task and manage crises. Ability to adapt to rapidly changing demands of the position, customer needs, and the organization. Proficient computer skills and mastery of Microsoft applications. Must possess and maintain valid driver's license, and be at least 21 years of age.
The IDEAL candidate will... Be empathetic, a team player, have excellent written and verbal communication skills, energetic, creative, understand the theories of behavior management and positive reinforcement, and represent yourself as a positive role model. Additionally, you must be able to complete eight days of new hire orientation class, have a strong passion for working with and helping children and adolescents with special needs and possess a valid license.Physical Requirements: Significant amounts of walking, sitting, and standing. Some lifting and/or managing resistance required related to applying physical intervention techniques upwards of 75-100 lbs. or more. Some repetitive wrist/hand movements, normal hearing and vision. Occasional use of computers and office equipment. Occasional driving of Devereux vehicles for business purposes. Ability to meet 100% mastery of Safe and Positive Approaches.
About Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health
Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health is one of the largest and most advanced behavioral healthcare organizations in the country. Informed by the latest advancements in science and medicine, we combine evidence-based interventions with compassionate family engagement to help change lives. We were founded in 1912 by special education pioneer, Helena Devereux. Today, Devereux is a national nonprofit partner for individuals, families, schools and communities, serving many of the most vulnerable members of our society in areas of autism, intellectual and developmental disabilities, specialty mental health, and child welfare.
Our Mission: Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health changes lives – by unlocking and nurturing human potential for people living with emotional, behavioral or cognitive differences.
We employ more than 7,500 staff and operate 15 centers in 13 states. We offer a comprehensive national network of clinical, therapeutic, educational, and employment programs and services that positively impact the lives of tens of thousands of children, adults and their families every year.
Our Culture, Our Expectations
At Devereux, we strive to incorporate servant leadership into our culture and every aspect of our organizational framework; from the delivery of quality services to individuals served, their families, and other stakeholders to the development and empowerment of our employees. We offer challenging and exciting work, and our supportive team environment creates an empowering and positive atmosphere. To be successful in our work environment, you will put the needs of others first, and will feel called to serve, and called to lead.
Competitive Salary and Benefits
In addition to a competitive salary, Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health provides a comprehensive health and welfare program to eligible full-time employees, family members and domestic partners. Our benefit programs include medical (including telemedicine - medical care via phone, web, app), dental, prescription drug, preventative care, mental health services and an employee assistance / work-life balance program. In addition, we offer tuition assistance, generous time-off, a 403(b) retirement plan with matching benefit, and voluntary/employee paid supplemental life and accident coverage.
Visit benefits.devereux.org to see why we are a great place to work!
The employment policies of Devereux are to recruit and hire qualified employees without discrimination because of race, religion, creed, color, age, sex, marital status, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, disability, veteran status, communication ability, gender identity or expression or sexual orientation and to treat them equally with respect to compensation and opportunities for advancement - including upgrading, promotion and transfer - consistent with individual skills and the needs of Devereux.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We will consider applicants for this position without regard to any category protected by applicable federal, state or local law, including but not limited to race, religion, sex, color, age, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, national origin, marital status, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran status or uniform service member status.
Devereux is a drug-free workplace, drug screening required. EOE
Requisition ID 2019-6011
Category Program Mgmt
Position Type Full-Time