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Divisional Director of Clinical Services

Universal Health Services

This is a Contract position in Upper Merion Township, PA posted April 23, 2019.

Divisional Director of Clinical Services Behavioral Health Division 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 2019, UHS was recognized for the ninth consecutive year as one of the World’s Most Admired Companies by Fortune; in 2018, ranked 268 on the Fortune 500; and in 2017, ranked 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 and the United Kingdom.

The Candidate that is chosen will support the Behavioral Health Division of UHS nationwide.

This exciting position is critical to the clinical integrity and compliance of our facilities.

As a corporate senior leader, you will support, train and consult your facilities’ clinical teams and staff.

We are seeking a clinical nursing professional that is interested in sharing his/her expertise in a consultative manner to ensure the success of the Behavioral Health Division.

Travel is extensive, as 80-85% of your time will be traveling to and supporting our facilities.

This position will offer a highly competitive salary and comprehensive corporate benefits package that reflects the work/life needs of our senior leaders.

Highlights of the plan include a generous tuition assistance/continuing education allowance, online clinical resources, generous paid time off, multiple medical plans, including an HMO, a matching 401(K) plan, and our employee discounted stock plan.

The successful Divisional Director of Clinical Services will: Facilitate, coordinate and oversee Joint Commission/CARF accreditation processes, to ensure satisfactory completion, and to improve compliance.

Assure that the facility is compliant with the regulations of all federal, state, local and other regulatory bodies with jurisdiction over its clinical activities.

Assist in the development of Performance Improvement practices in facilities and maintenance of same including analysis of data and prioritization of efforts—HBIPS; Outcome Measures Set expectations, develops plans, and manages processes to measure, assess and improve the quality of clinical programs and/or regulatory/accreditation compliance by measurable results in assigned facilities.

Seek methods to improve current facility practices/processes/clinical products by identifying problems and proposing solutions, as necessary to include program review and clinical systems review.

Investigate, in collaboration with the hospital any quality concerns such as those received from state and federal agencies including the Corporate Compliance program.

Prepare, in collaboration with appropriate disciplines, action plans and submits responses within designated time frame.

Work collaboratively with corporate staff, physicians, risk management, and other corporate leaders to address performance improvement and safety issues.

Ensure that JC Sentinel Event Alerts are addressed and changes implemented as necessary.

Presents alert information in applicable committees.

Act as a quality/clinical resource to the facilities, other Divisional staff, and the Corporate office.

Coordinate efforts with Corporate Risk Management, Corporate Loss Control regarding implementation of Best Practices.

Provide orientation and ongoing education/training for facility clinical and quality leadership as needed.

Provide timely and thorough verbal and written feedback from site visits to facilities and appropriate Regional VPs/Group Directors and facility CEOs Maintain regular communication with clinical/leadership staff at assigned facilities regarding clinical and regulatory/accreditation issues.

Provide oversight and coordination for assigned special projects If you would like to learn more before applying, please contact Scott Errickson, Program Manager at and by phone at (484) 584-2725.

This opportunity offers the following: Challenging and rewarding work environment Growth and Development Opportunities within UHS and its Subsidiaries Competitive Compensation Excellent Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription Drug Plan 401k plan with company match Generous Paid Time Off Job Requirements Requirements for this position include: Five to ten years of clinical management experience in a free-standing mental health setting, with a working knowledge of regulatory standards, team development, clinical services and quality tools (preferably healthcare) required.

Nursing or related clinical degree required, master’s degree strongly preferred.

Knowledge of performance improvement principles including data analysis required.

Knowledge of risk management principles required.

Highly developed organizational, interpersonal, management and communication skills required.

Strong skills in oral and written communication and proficiency in Microsoft Office is required.

This position requires extensive national travel Monday-Thursday most weeks, with Friday’s being home based office.