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Assistant Director, Design & Construction, Acute/BH - (14968)

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Assistant Director, Design & Construction, Acute/BH - (14968)

Facility Name
UHS Corporate
Sacramento, CA 94204 US (Primary)
Career Area
Design and Construction
Job Description

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.

The Assistant Director of Project Management will create individualized learning plans for all Project Managers and follow up with those plans for compliance and improvement. This position will ensure all individual plans are followed through and report results to Staff VP semi-annually. In addition this role with have some Regional Project Manager responsibility for assigned projects to include the following: support all physical plant construction, renovation, restoration, and major repair programs at any facility associated with UHS operations. This position is knowledgeable in building systems and construction methods specifically in a health care environment. This position develops concepts and plans for facility growth or change in service as well as capital upkeep and replacement. The key role of this position is advisor to each individual facility managing director to assist in growth planning and implementation, as it relates to buildings and facility campus.

Essential Job Duties:

  • Ultimately responsible for projects being delivered on budget and schedule.  Ensure that risks are being properly managed either contractually or via insurance products and UHS is getting good business terms.  Responsible for legal and contractual issues related to project delivery.  Ensure we have an ethical and transparent working relationship with our vendors. 
  • Ensure projects are completed on budget and schedule and that the projects incorporate the latest Behavioral Health/Acute best practices.  Capacity to manage multiple projects at one time with minimal supervision. Skill set to manager larger projects. 
  • Liaison between Acute/BH RVPs ,CEOs and D&C.  Engaged in upfront scope and budget /schedule development/ team selection with Project Managers, C-Suite and RVP's.  Issue monthly report to Sr. VP, CFO, all RVP's & CEO's, in addition to selected corporate entities.
  • Direct reports are Sr. RPMs and RPMs.  Provide mentoring and direct guidance to newer and less experienced staff.  Develop programs tailored to each PM's professional development.
  • Continually seeking methods to improve on past performances through innovation and challenging assumptions. 
  • Knowledge of the different departments in a hospital BH or Acute and the unique requirements for each.
  • Involved in HR functions such as recruitment, promotions.
Job Requirements


Bachelor's degree with a minimum of  10 years' experience required; Master's degree preferred.  Strong leadership skills; specific construction implementation experience, some development experience, code and permit knowledge, negotiating skills, strong interpersonal skills to lead vendors, solid business decision making skills. 

Travel 25% to 50%

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.

UHS is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at UHS via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of UHS. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by UHS as a result of the referral or through other means.





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