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Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Director of Workers' Compensation and Insurance Operations in King Of Prussia, Pennsylvania


Are you interested in an impactful role that focuses on strategies to ensure an organization’s financial health including workers’ compensation claims management and risk management?

Do you enjoy providing leadership and guidance to a team of professionals?

If you answered yes, and have a passion for our mission, we invite you to consider joining Devereux’s financial leadership team, helping to oversee the assets of a $500M (annual revenue) organization!

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

  • A unique opportunity where the work you perform will support Devereux’s operations across the country, directly contributing to the Organization’s 100+ year old mission of serving individuals with disabilities;

  • The ability to serve as a servant leader in a collaborative environment with supportive leadership, while having an opportunity to make a significant impact in our organization.

Based at Devereux’s national headquarters in King of Prussia, PA, and under the direction of the Senior Vice President/Chief Financial Officer/Treasurer, the Director of Workers’ Compensation/Insurance Operations will be responsible for managing the daily focus on risk management activities, including helping to structure insurance coverages and managing workers’ compensation and professional / general liability claims. You will workwith both internal and external parties on these critical areas, to minimize the impact of operational and financial risk, preparing loss analysis and financial analysis, gathering and analyzing of data, records maintenance and management, and reporting. This position will provide guidance and direction to all Devereux centers on vairous insurance and risk management issues including coverage, policies and procedures, claims and loss prevention/control.

In this key role, you will use your skills and experience to :

  • Take the lead on oversight and management of workers’ compensation and other insurance claims, to identify preventative strategies and implementation of corrective actions, working with both internal and external parties in bringing these to conclusion;

  • Recommend and monitor the implementation of risk management policies and procedures including the budgeting and allocation of property & casualty insurance expenses in conjunction with National Legal/Risk Management staff;

  • Provide Servant Leadership to internal and external staff by promoting and enhancing a culture of safety across the workforce.

Keywords: Financial Risk Management, Insurance, Risk Management, Workers’ Compensation, Compliance, Behavioral Health, Nonprofit, CRM, Certiied Risk Manager, Financial Risk Manager, FRM, Professional Risk Manager, PRM.


The successful candidate will have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Finance, Risk Management; or related technical field. Professional certifications such as Certified Risk Manager (CRM), Financial Risk Manager (FRM) and Professional Risk Manager (PRM) are highly desirable;

  • Minimum of Five (5) years’ insurance experience (property, casualty, Workers’ Compensation). Five (5) years’ workers’ compensation claims experience, overseeing high volume workers’ compensation claims. Experience with claims audits and quality control in a claims environment;

  • Strong background/demonstrated knowledge of corporate financial risk management, insurance products and services, principles and practices of accounting and finance, corporate compliance and regulatory compliance;

  • Demonstrated proficiency in the use of standard technology and programs (Outlook, Excel, Word, etc.) as well as the ability to grasp and apply new ideas and technologies and quickly learn and utilize complex and novel programs and applications. Experience with financial software strongly preferred;

  • Must have superior writing, oral communication skills, analytical skills and an ability to independently follow up as required;

  • Requires flexibility and an ability to adapt to the demands of rapidly changing priorities. Must demonstrate use of sound judgement and be able to make quick and accurate decisions independently;

  • Ability to see the big picture and “connect the dots,” while working independently and also collaborating with leadership, system owners, and center services to meet established deadlines, and identify and prioritize multiple tasks to assure timely completion.

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 2019-6031

Category Finance

Position Type Full-Time