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Facility Name
Corporate UHS
KING OF PRUSSIA, PA 19406 US (Primary)
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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.

Employment Counsel assists with various legal matters for UHS and its subsidiaries. Monitors and responds to incoming employment law requests and inquiries including agency charges (EEOC, DOL, OSHA, etc.) and attorney demand letters.

Provides support to UHS and facility HR departments; dentifies and analyzes legal issues related to employment matters including wage and hour issues. Prepares and provides case law research and analysis and drafts various correspondence.   Presents clear recommendations, and assures legal compliance for company employment issues which may include investigation and disciplinary decisions.

Manages litigation or arbitration and/or works with outside employment counsel on various employment related matters.

Provides assistance on other miscellaneous matters as deemed appropriate and necessary by supervising attorney.

Essential Job Duties:

  • Effectively manages a high volume caseload of agency charges relating to employment matters (EEOC, DOL, state human rights agencies) as well as other healthcare compliance matters (OSHA, OCR). Manages and oversees preparation of responses to such charges and attorney demand letters, providing relevant information and documentation to defend the company’s position against claims of discrimination, harassment, retaliatory discharge and/or alleged wage and hour violations, as needed.  Coordinates and represents the company in mediation efforts when appropriate.
  • Reviews and/or prepares employment related documents including but not limited to employment agreements, staffing contracts and settlement agreements.
  • Provides advice and counsel to the field in connection with employment issues including policy implementation and interpretation, operational decisions, pay practices, layoffs and disciplinary decisions.
  • Manages and coordinates with outside counsel for litigation, administrative and regulatory matters as needed. 
  • Researches and prepares legal opinions concerning employment law and compliance.


Job Requirements

Law Degree with a minimum of five years of experience as an attorney and be admitted into the state bar.

Strong knowledge of laws, regulations and issues relative to employment law, human resource compliance, administrative agency charge processing and a general understanding of the healthcare industry.

Strong background in legal research and writing.

Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook).

Excellent communication, organizational, analytical and interpersonal skills.  Ability to manage and respond to multiple priorities in a fast paced environment.


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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