One of the nation's largest and most respected hospital management companies, Universal Health Services, Inc. (NYSE: UHS) has built an impressive record of achievement and performance. Steadily growing since its inception to an esteemed Fortune 500 corporation, UHS today has annual revenues of $10 billion and 83,000 employees. In 2018, UHS was recognized for the eighth consecutive year as one of the World's Most Admired Companies by Fortune; and in 2017, 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 83,000 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.
The Corporate IS Department is seeking a dynamic and talented Assistant Director-Information Services-IBM Systems.
The Assistant Director manages day to day operations of the IBM Systems Team. With input from the responsible Director, oversees the execution of team goals and objectives. Analyzes information to improve the overall efficiency and effectiveness of the IBM Systems Team's ability to support and maintain UHS IBM systems. Oversees the development, configuration, maintenance and general administration of IBM iSeries systems. Establishes and documents system standards and procedures for management review. Proposes and implements system enhancements that will improve the performance and reliability of the system. Creates solutions for automation and helps develop policies for operations and security management review according to best practices. Also oversees the technical configuration and management of IBM iSeries disaster recovery systems. Performs senior level engineering tasks and design when necessary.
Key Responsibilities include:
Provides input and recommendations to Director and Staff VP of BHIS and leadership of team on technological solutions and systems to improve business performance and effectiveness of company IBM systems.
Ensures availability and performance requirements are being met for company IBM systems and provides architectural expertise, direction, and assistance to technical and application teams.
Hires, manages, coaches, completes performance evaluations and develops Information Technologies staff as required to maintain the departmental performance and availability commitment to business users.
Aligns IT with business strategy by leveraging technology to support the company in improving efficiency and effectiveness.
Develops, implements and maintains DR/BC plan for company IBM systems.