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Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner in West Chester, Pennsylvania

Description

If helping children and families is your passion, then you’ll enjoy working at Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health. Here’s your chance to provide clients with the information they need to make healthy life style choices and other health care decisions.

Being an Advanced Practice Nurse at Devereux has its Advantages

You will work with other dedicated professionals who share your passion for helping individuals in need.

We offer:

Great Benefits, including generous paid time off! Team environment!

Responsibilities: Provide individualized care, focusing on health problems and on the effects those health problems have on the clients in concert with established standards and practice guidelines. Serves as an educator to clients and their families regarding the details of health problems, medications, and other health care related topics.

Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health PA Children’s IDD Services, located in West Chester, Pennsylvania, provides a variety of assessment, treatment, and educational services to male and female children and adolescents (6-21 years of age) with diagnoses of intellectual disabilities, autism spectrum disorders, and concomitant psychiatric and behavioral challenges.

Keywords: APN, CRNP, mental health, prescriptive authority

Qualifications

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 direct clinical care experience, continuing education credits and letters of reference attesting to these specific skills. Proficient computer skills, mastery of Microsoft Office applications and data collecting/analyzing platforms (Radar, Pro-Filer, and/or other internal and external software applications pertinent to the position).

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 2019-6845

Category Medical

Position Type Full-Time

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