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Corporate Director, Nursing - Women's Services - Acute Division - (222857)

Universal Health Services


Location:
KING OF PRUSSIA, PA
Date:
11/16/2017
2017-11-162017-12-15
Job Code:
1521
Universal Health Services
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Corporate Director, Nursing - Women's Services - Acute Division - (222857)

Facility Name
UHS Corporate Office
Location
KING OF PRUSSIA, PA 19406 US (Primary)
Career Area
Nursing
Category
Executive
Job Description

Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) knows what it takes to lead, inspire and succeed. One of the nation’s largest and most respected hospital companies, UHS owns and operates through its subsidiaries acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers in the United States, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and the United Kingdom.

UHS built an impressive record of achievement and performance, steadily growing from a startup company with zero revenue into a Fortune 500 corporation with annual revenue that exceeds $9 billion. The company's operating philosophy has proven to be effective: Build or acquire high quality hospitals in rapidly growing markets, then invest in the people and equipment needed to allow each facility to thrive and become a dominant healthcare provider in its community.

Headquartered in King of Prussia, PA, UHS ranks on the Fortune 500 list of America's largest corporations with over 74,000 employees, and is consistently listed among Fortune's "Most Admired Companies” and one of the 30 Most Meaningful Companies To Work For in America by Business Insider.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for ensuring evidence based standards exist at all UHS acute care hospitals that provide women’s services. Functioning as an advanced practice nurse/clinical specialist this individual is available to women’s services units for clinical advice, guidance, and to provide resources regarding professional and regulatory standards.
  • Responsible for leading the execution of High Reliability Units at UHS sites, in collaboration with other members of the women’s services leadership at the local facility sites. Working collaboratively with nursing executives within UHS, serves as key member of the development team for ongoing education of women’s services nurses to ensure competency with national and international standards of care.
  • Working collaboratively with the Insurance/Risk Management department, provides expertise in evaluating if current standards were maintained and optimal care provided. If opportunities for improvement exist, information and resources are provided to the local facility.
  • Links evidence based practice to improvement strategies, using metrics to measure and assess improvement, facilitates inter-disciplinary teams, and implements tools to facilitate optimal performance and provision of family/patient centered care.
  • Serves as a mentor to women’s services nursing leaders to promote excellence in clinical care and leadership.
Job Requirements

Requirements for Consideration Include:

  • Licensure: Current license to practice professional nursing in the state of employment. License to practice as a Midwife/CNS based on state regulations. Appropriate specialty certifications preferred.
  • Professional knowledge: Certified as a Midwife/CNS and certified in area of specialization as applicable. Demonstrated advanced knowledge of nursing clinical practice and management of complex environment. Extensive knowledge of principles and practices relevant to nursing and quality patient and family care activities required. Preferably demonstrates knowledge and skills sets for clinical improvement methodology for tracking and trending improvement.
  • Experience: Five or more years of clinical nursing experience in an acute care setting. Membership in AWHONN and other professional organizations preferred.
  • Interpersonal skills: Interpersonal skills to foster an interdisciplinary, collaborative environment. Ability to plan, direct, and implement change. Highly developed written and verbal communication skills.
  • Equipment, application and tools knowledge: Demonstrated proficiency with common computer based applications such as electronic mail, word processing and various databases, whether PC, network or mainframe based. Knowledge of SharePoint software preferred.
  • Travel requirements: Frequent US travel to assess facilities. Minimum travel 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 packages commensurate with experience and a strong benefits program including medical, dental, and life insurances and our 401(k) retirement plan.
UHS is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or e-mails. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at UHS via e-mail, the Internet or in any other form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for the above-listed 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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