Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) knows what it takes to lead, inspire and succeed. One of the nation’s largest and most respected hospital companies, UHS owns and operates through its subsidiaries acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers in the United States, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and the United Kingdom.
UHS built an impressive record of achievement and performance, steadily growing from a startup company with zero revenue into a Fortune 500 corporation with annual revenue that exceeds $9 billion. The company's operating philosophy has proven to be effective: Build or acquire high quality hospitals in rapidly growing markets, then invest in the people and equipment needed to allow each facility to thrive and become a dominant healthcare provider in its community.
Headquartered in King of Prussia, PA, UHS ranks on the Fortune 500 list of America's largest corporations with over 74,000 employees, and is consistently listed among Fortune's "Most Admired Companies” and one of the 30 Most Meaningful Companies To Work For in America by Business Insider.
UHS is looking for a Risk Manager, for the Behavioral Health Division.
This is a strategic position with responsibility for analysis and oversight in incident reporting/investigation, and liability claims and reports preparation, including Sarbanes Oxley compliance reporting. This position reviews, formulates and implements policy and organizational changes as appropriate to meet the stated risk management objectives. Under supervision of the Director of Risk Management - BH, the Risk Manager – BH directs organizational efforts in planning, implementation and management of the UHS Risk Management TERM program that is designed to enhance the quality of patient care, reduce injuries, prevent claims and minimize liability exposures. Under the direction of the Director provides assistance with the implementation, monitoring and enforcement of all aspects of the TERM program. The Risk Managers provide consultation and direction to facility based Risk Managers when complex situations arise that may threaten the assets of the Corporation; assists facilities in risk identification, reviews serious incidents with facility Risk Managers, provides guidance in investigations, and development of corrective actions; conducts annual TERM surveys at assigned facilities and/or as appointed by the Director. The Risk Manager organizes and directs work designed to evaluate the causation of risk events for the BH division and develops risk reduction strategies to minimize and eliminate events from recurring. This position also requires the ability to prepare and present information to Senior Management related to ongoing efforts to minimize and reduce risk events in the organization.
Bachelor’s Degree required; Master’s Degree in a healthcare related field is preferred. Healthcare licensure with a minimum of 5 years in health care organization with increasing responsibility in risk prevention and risk management with progressive achievement required.
This position can be located in various states across the country.
Founded in 1978, Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS*) is one of the nation’s largest and most respected healthcare management companies. UHS subsidiaries own and operate 235 acute care and behavioral health facilities and surgery centers in 37 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and the United Kingdom, and employ more than 74,000 people.
UHS’s business strat...egy is to continue to grow by building or purchasing healthcare facilities across the country, while continuing to strengthen UHS’s well-reputed franchise with its customary exceptional service and effective cost control. Our success is driven by a service philosophy based on integrity, competence, compassion, and a responsive management style.