One of the nation's largest and most respected hospital companies, Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) has built an impressive record of achievement and performance. Steadily growing from a startup to an esteemed Fortune 500 corporation, UHS today has annual revenue nearing 10 billion. In 2017, UHS was recognized as one of the World's Most Admired Companies by Fortune ranked 276 on the Fortune 500, and listed 275 in Forbes inaugural ranking of America's Top 500 Public Companies.
Our operating philosophy is as effective today as it was 40 years ago: Build or acquire high quality hospitals in rapidly growing markets, invest in the people and equipment needed to allow each facility to thrive, and become the leading healthcare provider in each community we serve.
Headquartered in King of Prussia, PA, UHS has more than 81,000 employees and through its subsidiaries operates more than 320 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 is seeking a dynamic and talented HR professional to provide strategic HR direction to the Behavioral Health facilities and the UHS Regional office located in the Nashville, Tennessee market. In this role you will provide strategic oversight to assigned facilities, as well as oversee human resources operations to determine areas of strength and opportunity for improvement. Collaborate with local and other company leaders to recruit, retain and develop employees to enable strong business and clinical outcomes.
Key Responsibilities Include:
The Human Resources Market Director will have oversight to the recruitment process for assigned facilities in the Nashville, Tennessee market and the Nashville Regional Office. Designs, develops and implements market recruitment plan with focus on key positions, including RNs. Collaborate with facility and other leaders in resolving issues with applicant pool or recruitment process flow and resolution. Create/maintain college recruiting and job fair programs. Directly responsible for Director level recruitment within market.
Interprets HR policies, procedures and employee handbook for the Nashville Regional Office. Provides employee relations guidance for all non-routine HR related matters within the regional office. Directly manages sensitive and/or escalated matters. Partners with Regional Director, Human Resources on issues as needed.
Foster a positive employee relations environment within the Nashville market as well as among the various work groups within the Nashville Regional office. Work with facility leaders on developing retention strategies and overseeing employee survey activity and exit interview process. Integrates engagement strategy with recruitment and retention efforts.
Oversees Facility HRD to increase competency level of the overall functioning of the HR department.
Partner with corporate legal staff to manage external complaints (e.g., EEOC, State Civil Rights, DOL investigations, etc.).
Provide guidance and assistance with labor related issues, including contract administration, as required. Works under the direction of the Staff Vice President, Labor Relations.
Manage compensation activity. Collaborate with corporate resources for periodic market study updates. Oversee hiring rates, merit increase and other administrative activity across assigned facilities, including the tracking of trends across the market
Look for opportunities to standardize the HR approach across the market where appropriate. Conducts regular site visits to monitor performance and audit standardized processes.
Bachelor's degree is required however Master's degree highly is preferred. A SPHR certification highly preferred
8 to 10 years professional HR experience, preferably in a multi-site Hospital or specialty healthcare services environment, 3 to 5 years of management experience required
Strong communication skills (verbal, written, presentation)
Ability to manage multiple, competing priorities
Able to work collaboratively and effectively to achieve good outcomes
Must be responsive in managing issues that require timely management/oversight
Thorough knowledge of federal, state and local employment laws in addition to operational regulatory standards/regulations
Technically proficient in HR Systems (e.g. applicant tracking, HRIS, learning and development)
Routine travel among facilities is expected
This Opportunity Provides:
Challenging and rewarding work environment
Growth and development opportunities within UHS and its subsidiaries
Excellent Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription Drug Plan
401k plan with company match
Generous Paid Time Off
If you meet the above requirements and are looking for a rewarding career, please take a moment to share your background with us by applying online. UHS offers competitive compensation commensurate with experience and benefits programs including medical, dental, life insurance and 401k.
UHS is a registered trademark of UHS of Delaware, Inc., the management company for Universal Health Services, Inc. and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Universal Health Services, Inc. Universal Health Services, Inc. is a holding company and operates through its subsidiaries including its management company, UHS of Delaware, Inc. All healthcare and management operations are conducted by subsidiaries of Universal Health Services, Inc. To the extent any reference to "UHS or UHS facilities" on this website including any statements, articles or other publications contained herein relates to our healthcare or management operations it is referring to Universal Health Services' subsidiaries including UHS of Delaware. Further, the terms "we," "us," "our" or "the company" in such context similarly refer to the operations of Universal Health Services' subsidiaries including UHS of Delaware. Any employment referenced in this website is not with Universal Health Services, Inc. but solely with one of its subsidiaries including but not limited to UHS of Delaware, Inc.
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Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS), one of the nation's largest and most respected healthcare management companies, employs more than 65,000 people and owns and operates various acute care hospitals, behavioral health centers, surgical hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers and radiation oncology centers. The George Washington University Hospital is a 371-bed medical center with a Level I Trauma Center that has over 86,000 outpatient visits a year.