Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Quality Assurance Specialist in Orlando, Florida


Do you want to make a positive impact on the lives of children and adolescents? If so, you could become a part of a team creating meaningful, independent and productive lives for those individuals that we serve.

Being a Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) Specialist for Devereux’s CQI Department has its Advantages:

As an CQI Specialist at Devereux, you will work 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 operating Centers and contribute to the provision of services of the individuals we serve.

  • Supportive team collegial work atmosphere.

  • The ability to gain professional growth and development.

The Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) Specialist position involves the daily operation of a multi-functional tasks. The individual will work directly with all program staff and management to ensure the quality and safety is provided to the individuals we serve and the staff that provide services. The performance for this position requires judgment and ability to function independently under the network policies and procedures with minimal supervision.

The Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) Specialist responsibilities include:

  • Conducting quality and environmental reviews, in addition to looking at the programs incident trends and follow up as needed.

  • Working with funders and regulatory agency to provide information, meet training needs, and follow-up on corrective actions to maintain effective and cost efficient production based upon the programmatic and administrative needs.

Keywords: risk, risk management, quality assurance, tracking, monitoring, compliance, non-profit, performance improvement, audit



  • AA or AS Degree required

  • Bachelor's Degree preferred


  • Two years’ experience in tracking/monitoring of quality and compliance in case records preferred

  • In-depth knowledge of Medicaid, State and District policies, procedures and requirements required

  • Experience using computer software/programs required

Other Requirements

  • Must be able to attend a 3 day orientation Monday-Wednesday from 9am-5pm.

  • Valid Driver's License

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 2019-4233

Category Quality Mgmt

Position Type Full-Time