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Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner in Phoenixville, Pennsylvania


If Psychiatric Nursing is your passion, then you’ll enjoy a position at Devereux Advanced Behavior Health! Here is your chance to provide individualized care to children and adolescents that is focused on the whole person-body and mind!

Being a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner at Devereux has its Advantages

You will not only focus on the health and wellness of your assigned client’s, but also serve as an educator to the entire family emphasizing wellness and self-care by providing clients and their families with the information they need to make healthy life style choices and health care decisions.

We offer:

-Flexible work schedules-this is a PT employment position working 6-8 hrs per week-perferrably one day per week 10am-6pm

-Evidenced Based treatment and care models within a clinically based environment focused on collaboration and treatment teams.

-CEU and continued education credits through various professional activities and Devereux’s National Institute for Clinical Training and Research Center.

The Devereux Pennsylvania Community-based Outpatient Services team provides behavioral health services for children and young adults, ages two to 19, who are diagnosed with depression, autism spectrum disorders, attention deficit disorder, conduct disorder, oppositional defiant disorder, bipolar disorder and poor impulse control.

Devereux Pennsylvania offers Individual Therapy as well as Family Therapy . Individual Therapy identifies a child’s specific behavioral challenges and develops the use of skills to enhance the individual’s strengths through various forms of therapy. Family Therapy focuses on improving and enhancing family communication and positive support through parent education and family system therapy. During therapy, parents and caregivers are provided with parenting strategies and techniques that enable them to provide the best of love and support to their children.

Other outpatient services offered at our Phoenixville location include :

  • Medication management

  • Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TFCBT)

  • Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT)

  • Parent-Child Interactive Therapy (PCIT)

  • Psychiatric and psychological evaluations

Keywords: NP, Psychiatric NP, APN, Advanced Practical Nurse.


Education: Graduation from a board approved master's level nurse practitioner program with specialty training in psychiatric/mental health. Current valid license as a Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner (CRNP) with prescriptive authority in Pennsylvania.

Experience : Experience working with children and adolescents with mental health needs required. Experience in working independently in the assessment and treatment of medical problems with children and adolescents. Relevant clinical competence must be evidenced by dire t clinical care experience, continuing education credits and letters of reference attesting to the specific skills. Proficient computer skills, mastery of Microsoft applications and data collecting/analyzing platforms. Valid Driver’s license must be maintained.

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 2019-7132

Category Medical

Position Type Part-Time