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 Project Manager.
The Project Manager manages projects for the various information systems. Manages all aspects of projects assigned from preparing project schedules through final implementation. Oversees modifications to existing applications that will effectively accomplish desired objectives. Provides technical support and project direction to UHS entities as needed. Coordinates work assignments given in order to meet deadlines and ensures continued progress toward assignment completion. Shares experience and expertise with other members of team.
Key Responsibilities include:
Serves as liaison between clinicians, facility, and corporate departments as appropriate.
Serves as project manager or backup for assigned projects: runs meetings, manages agendas/minutes, tracks tasks, issues, and action items, escalates risks and issues as necessary, and drives projects to completion.
Serves as a mentor to other project leads to assist in moving the project management culture forward.
Researches and resolves implementation-related Customer Support Center Tickets.
Adheres to appropriate UHS Project Management standards.
Provides documentation of project progress using UHS selected project management toolsets or creation of project toolsets as needed.
Ensures strict adherence to work plans, reporting all serious deviations to management.
Provides on call after hours support as needed.
Gathers data required for assigned projects.
Assists with event planning and management for large project events.
Travels to facilities as needed in support of project management's responsibilities - some night and/or weekend coverage may be requested.