Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Infection Control Coordinator in Malvern, Pennsylvania


Are you looking for a Nursing position that is focused on administrative and policy based oversight? Do you excel in the areas of organization, training, data collection and monitoring of processes and procedures?

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

Being an Infection Control Coordinator (ICC) at Devereux has its Advantages

We Offer:

-Consistent day shift schedule

-Free CEU opportunities for RN license

-Ability to serve on collaborative team and work groups

-Experience and exposure to internal and external stakeholders including: Joint Commission, DHS, MCO's, state and county agencies, etc.

-Opportunity to provide training and leadership in the area of infection control policy and procedures

This position will have oversight of Infection Control for Devereux's Children's Behavioral Health Services under the direction of the Director of Nursing. Local travel between campuses in Chester County is required. (Malvern and Glenmoore areas). Devereux Children's Behavioral Health Services, provides programs and services for children and adolescents with emotional, behavioral and cognitive differences.

The position is responsible for the following:


  • Monitor immunizations on all clients, upon admission and check monthly for needed vaccines

  • Order and maintain inventory of vaccines.

  • Coordinate Devereux’s participation in the PA Vaccine for Children Program for our clients.

  • Flu vaccine, PPD testing, etc.

Infection Monitoring

  • Collect/report data on infections & track antibiotic use

  • Coordinate a response to any breakout of infections and ensure education of staff regarding response procedures.

  • Report communicable diseases to appropriate agencies.

Policies and Procedures

  • Assist with updating and reviewing procedures

  • Serve as expert in Devereux Policies and the ‘go-to’ person for fielding questions.

  • Coordinate the annual review of the Exposure Control Plan and the Infection Control Plan

Joint Commission

  • Ensure center follows Joint Commission standards related to infection control practices.

  • Monitors changes in Joint Commission standards.

  • Educate nursing staff regarding current Joint Commission standards.

Keywords: (BSN, RN, Infection Control, CDC, Registered Nurse)


Education: PA RN License, BSN Required

Experience: Previous clinical experience in a behavioral healthcare setting with proven ability to work independently with minimal oversight. Experience with Infection Control policy, procedures, audits and guidelines preferred.

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 2019-3999

Category Medical

Position Type Full-Time