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Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Vice President of Quality Improvement in United States


Are you a servant leader with experience in quality assurance and system improvement? Do you enjoy providing oversight and guidance to ensure high-quality programs?

If you answered yes, then we invite you to bring your exceptional leadership skills and experiences to Devereux.

The Vice President of Quality Improvement serves as a key leader in overseeing all aspects of planning, developing and executing quality assurance policies, and initiatives, including implementing performance plans for clinical areas and risk management. This role will report to Devereux’s Senior Vice President, Chief Risk and Safety Officer and is a full-time remote position, with some travel to our Villanova office as needed.

As part of Devereux's senior leadership team, you will be tasked with leading the QI components of an industry leading quality and safety enhancement project, that includes but not limited to, enhancing organization quality and safety protocols, including use of more sophisticated technology and data intelligence and collaborating on implementation.

In addition, you will:

  • Coordinate and lead efforts to ensure that the quality of clinical care meets evidence based practice guidelines.

  • Work to further improve systems of care delivery, minimize errors and eliminate preventable harm and monitor Individuals’ safety through the development and use of data acquisition, and scorecard development.

  • Assure appropriate outcomes measurement for performance improvement plans for the organization - incorporating the mission, vision and core values of the organization, and regulatory requirements.

  • Develop ongoing relationships with administrative staff, clinical and support departments and their directors as well as the education of staff.

  • Collaborate with leaders to ensure compliance with accreditation and regulatory requirements, responding to complaints, supporting quality related strategic planning and goal setting and helping achieve annual goals and objectives.

Our Culture, Our Expectations

At Devereux, we strive to incorporate Servant Leadership into our culture and every aspect of our organizational framework. This is integrated into the delivery of quality programming for the individuals we serve, their families, and other stakeholders, as well as 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. We also believe diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) is fundamental to providing the highest quality of services. We will continuously engage in anti-racist work across our organization and strive to dismantle systemic and structural racism, starting with ourselves. We are deeply committed to racial justice and equity as an employer and as a healthcare provider. We denounce racism in all forms.

Keywords: vice president, executive, quality management, quality improvement, quality assurance, QI, QM, director of quality improvement, risk management, performance improvement, operations, behavioral health, human services, residential treatment, autism, intellectual disabilities, developmental disabilities, DD


  • Master’s degree in Business, Education, Human Resources, or Health Care or related field required.

  • Minimum of ten (10) years of related risk management background in a behavioral health setting at a senior management level.

  • Must have experience with risk management processes including clinical investigation, reporting and prevention strategies, loss control, safety, injury, illness and prevention strategies.

  • Experience in successfully leading quality, performance improvement across the full continuum, including all program services provided.

  • Experience working in partnership with multiple constituents throughout an organization, including achieving consensus through presentations, thought leadership, partnership and relationship building.

  • Working knowledge of applicable standards and requirements of regulatory, accreditation and licensing agencies.

  • Knowledge of national trends and key issues related to quality, performance improvement, patient safety and population health.

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

Posted Date 2 months ago (11/23/2021 5:39 PM)

Requisition ID 2021-21185

Category Executive

Position Type Full-Time

Remote Yes