Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Medical Director - Children's Behavioral Health in Malvern, Pennsylvania

Are you looking to collaborate and lead a dynamic cross-disciplinary team across a full continuum of services (inpatient, residential, outpatient, community-based, education)?

Would you like the opportunity to work with nationally recognized and published subject matter experts in the medical and clinical fields?

Then consider joining our Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Team!

Being a Medical Director at Devereux has its Advantages

You will work with other dedicated professionals who share your passion for helping individuals in need. In addition to the above, what else will this opportunity offer you?

  • Direct supervision of experienced and talented psychiatry team of 10.

  • Involvement in program expansion in community services and program development across continuum.

  • Supported by a full service collaborative primary care team of physicians and dentist.

  • Key member of the Devereux National Medical Advisory Committee.

  • Access to Devereux’s Institute of Clinical Practice, Training and Research, and memberships to professional organizations and conferences.

  • Programs that are highly rated and valued by external stakeholders.

Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Pennsylvania Children’s Behavioral Health Services (CBHS) focuses its efforts on intensive services for at-risk children and adolescents with mental, emotional and behavioral disorders. CBHS services include approved private schools, an acute care hospital, outpatient services, foster care, and residential treatment centers. Located in Malvern, PA, this position will report to the Executive Director and is responsible for oversight of a full continuum of services ranging from inpatient, residential, outpatient and community based and education programs.

The chosen candidate will initially focus on; evaluating and refining the clinical teaming process and case review protocols, collaborate with leadership on refinement of outcomes and predictive analytics, and support implementation of evidence-based practices and center initiatives – open access clinic, integrated care, building bridges, positive behavior intervention supports and dialectic behavior therapies.

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 7,000 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.

Competitive Salary and Benefits

In addition to a competitive salary, Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health provides a comprehensive health and wellness program to eligible full-time employees, family members and domestic partners. Our health and wellness programs include medical, dental, prescription drug, preventative care, mental health services and an employee assistance / work-life balance program. In addition, we offer generous time-off policies and a 403(b) retirement plan, along with voluntary/employee paid vision, supplemental life and accident coverage to full-time employees.

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  • Board Certified or Board-Eligible Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist with current Pennsylvania license.

  • Minimum of five years experience, preferably in a health care, human service, or education setting, in a position-related function.

Our Ideal Candidate :

  • Ability to collaborate, lead teams, provide direction and integrate inter-disciplinary treatment approach.

  • Systems oriented thinker, customer focused.

  • Ability to balance leadership/administrative and direct client care (50%).

  • Experience managing psychiatry team, implementation of clinical best practices and program development.

About the Organization: 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.

EOE Statement: 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 testing required. EOE