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Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Hospital Director- DCBHC (Children's Psychiatric Hospital) in Malvern, Pennsylvania


Are you someone who excels in understanding and managing behavioral health funding, reimbursements and bed utilization/census? Do you enjoy creating a work environment that encourages accountability, learning, skill acquisition, quality performance, and employee development?

If you answered YES to either of these questions, then consider joining our Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health team!

Being a Hospital Director at Devereux Children’s Behavioral Health Center (DCBHC) has its advantages.

You will be Offer:

  • The ability to develop relationships in the community, be a servant leader and represent the Devereux brand

  • Play a key role in the efficient and effective operation of our inpatient psychiatric hospital

  • Manages the fiscal budget to include bed utilization, FTE planning and utilization and monitors operational expenses and sources of revenue

  • Oversees staff scheduling and ensures programs are maximizing staff utilization

  • Provides mentorship and training to supervisory staff

  • Provides supervision and guidance to all employees by communicating and ensuring compliance with organizational and Center standards and licensing requirements

  • Represent Devereux with families, community providers, regulatory, and funding agencies

  • Works collaboratively with other department directors, administrative, and supervisory staff

  • BENEFIT ELIGIBILITY AFTER 30 DAYS OF EMPLOYMENT (1st day of the first pay period after 30 days).

We are seeking a Full Time Hospital Director who will be responsible administer and coordinate, in conjunction with the Assistant Hospital Director, hospital operations to provide safe and effective programs and services for patients and their families. Management of the fiscal budget to include bed utilization, FTE planning/utilization and monitors other operational expenses and sources of revenue. Oversight of activities that enhance referral development. Facilitates cooperation with other departments/functions of the treatment team and/or administrative support services. Provides supervision and guidance to all employees by communicating and ensuring compliance with organizational/center standards and licensing requirements. Creates a work environment that encourages learning, skill acquisition, quality performance, and employee development.

Devereux Pennsylvania Children’s Behavioral Health Center (DCBHC) is located in Malvern PA and is the only freestanding children’s psychiatric hospital in Chester County, Pa. We are aJoint Commission accredited psychiatric inpatient hospital providing services to children and adolescents, ages five to 18, and their families, in acute mental health crisis.

Our treatment team, which may include psychiatrists, clinical case managers, nurses, teachers, licensed psychologists and clinical social workers, along with the family and child, work together to create a safety, stabilization and treatment plan that focuses on a successful discharge of the child back to his or her community, or lesser level of care. The majority of children stay at DCBHC between three days and 21 days.

Diagnoses may include: suicidal gestures and attempts, cutting and self-injurious behaviors, depression, aggression, psychosis, autism spectrum disorders, and/or drug and alcohol issues.

Therapeutic approaches include:

  • Individual, group and milieu therapies

  • Behavioral management

  • Family therapy/counseling and support

  • Psychiatric, psychological and educational interventions

  • Problem-solving groups and community interventions

What is Devereux doing to support and protect the health and safety of our staff during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Devereux is committed to the health and safety of our staff. All Devereux centers have formal infectious-disease and emergency-management plans tailored to specifically address the unique aspects of communicable disease prevention including COVID-19. We adhere to all mandates and guidelines in accordance with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the World Health Organization and practice all protocols that protect the health and safety of our staff. To learn more of how Devereux is supporting and protecting our staff during the pandemic, please visit


EDUCATION: Master's degree required

EXPERIENCE: At least 10 years of previous supervisory and operations experience in a behavioral healthcare setting. Proficient computer skills, mastery of Microsoft Office Applications, experience with data collection/analyzing platforms (Radar, Pro-Filer, and/or other internal and external software applications pertinent to the position). Strong organizational skills. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Requires ability to work independently, prioritize, manage multiple tasks simultaneously, and adhere to established guidelines. Valid driver's license must be maintained.

Devereux requires all individuals interviewing for a position involving contact with children to complete The Diana Screen, a screening that assesses a candidate’s understanding of appropriate boundaries between adults and children

Posted Date 3 weeks ago (11/17/2021 2:43 PM)

Requisition ID 2021-21104

Category Medical

Position Type Full-Time