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


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 Pennsylvania Children's Services as our next Director of Nursing.

As the Director of Nursing you will:

  • Direct 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.

  • Serve as a nursing expert: provide leadership, training, and ongoing support to nursing staff.

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

  • Establish and update nursing policies and procedures

  • Coordinate and collaborate with other departments including medical, admissions, operations, quality management, etc.

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

What This Opportunity Will Offer You:

  • Compensation: $114,000 - $130,000

  • BENEFIT ELIGIBILITY AFTER 30 DAYS OF EMPLOYMENT (1st day of the 1st pay period after 30 days)

  • ASCEND- Career Accelerator Program

  • 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.

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

Devereux Pennsylvania Children’s Services (DPACS) serves children, adolescents and young adults with autism spectrum disorders, intellectual and developmental disabilities, behavioral, emotional and psychiatric challenges and disorders. Located in West Chester and Malvern Pennsylvania, services provided include psychiatric residential treatment (PRTF), residential treatment (RTF), acute inpatient psychiatric hospital (AIP), assessment services, community-based mental health services, community-based employment training and social skills training, and approved private school 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.



Education Required: Graduate of an approved School of Nursing; Bachelor of Science in Nursing required. Master’s degree preferred. Licensed as a Registered Nurse in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

Experience Desired: Three (3) years previous supervisory experience required, in a behavioral healthcare setting preferred. Must possess and maintain valid driver's license, and be at least 21 years of age.

Devereux has a zero-tolerance policy for abuse and maintains policies and procedures to systematically reduce the risk of abuse to occur in our organization. Devereux fosters a culture of reporting abuse, and will cooperate with the authorities to the fullest extent possible.

Posted Date 1 month ago (5/15/2024 11:42 AM)

Requisition ID 2024-37337

Category Medical

Position Type Full-Time

Remote No

The employment policies of Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health 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.