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Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Lead Program Coordinator in Hewitt, New Jersey


Are you interested in facilitating and actively participating in the planning and coordination of individualized program plans, data input and maintenance of the individuals’ electronic medical record, and monthly reporting for programs across the state of New Jersey? Do you enjoy being responsible for ensuring all documentation is compliment with Devereux Policy and Procedure, state and federal regulations and Medicaid requirements?

If you answered YES, then consider joining our Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health team!

Being a Lead Prgram Coordinator at Devereux has its Advantages

You will work with other dedicated professionals who share your passion for helping individuals in need. We offer:

  • Tuition assistance

  • Generous paid time off

  • Excellent health benefits

  • Opportunities for advancement

  • Competitive pay and flexible scheduling

  • Flexible work schedules with great work/life balance

  • Extensive professional development opportunities

  • An organization committed to incorporating principles of Servant Leadership in everything we do

The Lead Program Coordinator will be based in our Northern Region and report directly to the Direcotor of Program Coordination.

The Lead Program Coordinator will be charged with anticipating competitive services and distinguishing those of DNJ ABH from our competitors.The Lead Program Coordinator facilitates and actively participates in the planning and coordination of individualized program plans, data input and maintenance of the individuals’ electronic medical record, and monthly reporting for programs across the state of New Jersey. The Lead PC will oversee plan quality, as the position is a subject-matter expert in the development of IHPs. The Lead Program Coordinator will be responsible for training staff on the utilization of the electronic medical record. The Lead Program Coordinator will be responsible for ensuring all documentation is compliment with Devereux Policy and Procedure, state and federal regulations and Medicaid requirements. The position will be responsible for administrative review of the monthly reports as well as routine checks of all aspects of the Electronic Health Record in accordance with Medicaid. The Lead Program Coordinator provides supervision and guidance for the program coordinators, and is responsible for hiring, performance management, training, and payroll for his or her direct reports.

Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health New Jersey touches the lives of nearly 500 children, adolescents and adults, and their families, across the state. Individuals with emotional, behavioral and cognitive disabilities, including autism, are served through a broad spectrum of treatment settings, including community-based homes and supported apartments, vocational training programs, family care homes, and consulting services.

Keywords: Non-profit, Program Coordinator, Management, Behavioral Health, Lead Proram Coordinator, Autism, Community-Based, Residential Group Homes, DD,


Education : Bachelor’s Degree in Education, Special Education, Administration, Psychology, Social Work, Business Administration or a related field is required.

Experience :

  • 3 years’ relevant experience. 2 years’ supervisory experience.

  • Demonstrates leadership skills, strong organizational and time management skills and the ability to work on multiple assignments and prioritize accordingly.

  • Proficient computer skills required in MS Office.

  • Demonstrated verbal and written communication skills.

  • Have a strong passion for working with and helping children with special needs.

Company Overview

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.

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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 2019-6500

Category Program Mgmt

Position Type Full-Time