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Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Director of Nursing (Children Behavioral Health) in West Chester, Pennsylvania


$10,000 Sign-On Bonus! Monday-Friday Day schedule!

Are you able to lead, influence and direct a team to provide quality care and outstanding performance in the areas of direct nursing care, regulatory compliance and best practices?

If you answered YES, consider joining Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health. We are currently seeking a Director of Nursing within our Devereux Pennsylvania Children’s Services.

What Will This Opportunity Offer You?

  • A focus on employee wellness to help you take care of yourself - Devereux understands the importance of mental, emotional and physical health.

  • A Servant Leadership culture, where employees feel welcomed, valued and empowered to voice ideas that will benefit the individuals and families we serve.

  • Opportunities to supervise, train and model nursing best practices to a committed workforce.

  • Direct involvement in Leadership decisions that direct operations and program development and allows you an opportunity to showcase your business and operational expertise.

  • License renewal CEUs as part of our nurse continuing education program.

  • Stable national non-profit employer offering a strong support system and is forward-thinking in their clinical practice and research.

  • Benefit eligibility after 30 days of employment.

In this role, you will be responsible for the following, but not limited to:

  • Directs Center nursing activities to assure the delivery of quality nursing services, in accordance with established nursing procedures, regulatory requirements, Devereux Standards of Care and best practices.

  • Serves as a nursing expert and guides staff to implement a program focusing on high quality health care services. Provides leadership, training, and ongoing support to nursing staff.

  • Maintains adequate workforce and staffing levels to ensure compliance to quality of care and ratios.

  • Establishes and updates nursing policies and procedures; updates existing polices as needed.

  • Coordinates and collaborates with other departments including medical, admissions, operations, quality management, etc.

  • Participates in regulatory site visits, investigations and quality management initiatives

Devereux Pennsylvania Children’s Services center serves children, adolescents and young adults with autism spectrum disorders, intellectual and developmental disabilities, behavioral, emotional and psychiatric challenges and disorders. Located in Glenmoore, West Chester and Malvern Pennsylvania, our services provided include residential psychiatric treatment (PRTF), Residential Treatment (RTF), assessment services, community-based mental health services, community-based employment training and social skills training, and educational services to male and female children and adolescents (6-21 years of age) with diagnoses of intellectual disabilities, autism spectrum disorders, concomitant psychiatric and behavioral challenges often associated with experiencing some level of trauma in their lives.

Key Words: BSN, MSN, Director of Nursing, DON, Lead Nurse, Supervisor, Charge nurse

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. Learn More:


  • Bachelor's degree in nursing required. Must have RN license in state of Pennsylvania.

  • Minimum of five (5) years nursing experience in a health care facility, preferably working with children's behavioral health or inpatient psychiatric.

  • At least three (3) years supervisory experience required.

  • Requires demonstrated leadership abilities, excellent oral and written communication skills and proficient computer skills and mastery of Microsoft applications.

  • Must possess and maintain valid driver's license, and be at least 21 years of age.

  • Devereux requires all individuals interviewing for a position involving contact with children to complete The Diana Screen, a screening that assesses a candidate’s understanding of appropriate boundaries between adults and children.

Posted Date 2 weeks ago (8/3/2022 5:25 PM)

Requisition ID 2022-25597

Category Medical

Position Type Full-Time