Valerie Devereaux, DNP, RN-BC

Professional Discipline:
• Registered Nurse

Special Qualifications:
• ANCC Board Certification: Clinical Specialist in Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing
• Advanced Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner (Fla)

JC Experience:
• 1989 – 2014: as CNO in several state psychiatric hospitals, Corporate CNO and CEO private psychiatric hospital, have had responsibility for successful Joint Commission survey readiness.

CMS Experience:
• 1989 –current: CMS knowledge and experience as hospital-based CNO and Healthcare Consultant.
• 1980-1985- Rhode Island, Medicare /Medicaid surveyor – Department of Health/ Office of Facility Regulation.
• 2014-Current: Director of Performance Improvement Delaware’s Division of Substance Abuse and Mental Health services new Home and Community-Based Services Medicaid waiver program.

Hospital Experience:
• 1998-2000 South Florida State Hospital- CNO
• 2000-2004 Atlantic Shores Hospital -CEO
• 2004- 2011 Corporate CNO- Oversight Privatized State Mental & Forensic Hospitals
• 2012-2014 Delaware Psychiatric Center- CNO
• Experienced in Public-Private Partnership in State Mental Health Systems

Community Experience:
• 2015 Delaware, Division of Professional Regulation, Board of Nursing, RN Member
• 2014-Current PI Director De. Division of Substance Abuse and Mental Health
• 1993-1998 Private Psychiatric Practice- ARNP

Consulting Interests:
• Start-Up Operations
• Regulatory Compliance
• Nursing Operations & Related Issues
• Survey Preparedness
• Change Management
• Risk Management / Hospital Safety
• Staffing

For Customer Contact:
Mobile: (561) 299-7539

• Home State: Delaware
• CV Available Upon Request