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Quality Director - Physician Services - (15968)

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Quality Director - Physician Services - (15968)

Facility Name
UHS Corporate Office
KING OF PRUSSIA, PA 19406 US (Primary)
Career Area
Nursing Management
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.

This position serves as the Acute Division subject matter expert (SME) on clinical issues in physician practice.   Works with Market Directors, Regional Director of Operations, COO, Hospital and Regional Chief Medical Officers (CMOs) to develop, roll out, and monitor clinical best practice care, including competency development and monitoring for clinical staff in the office setting.  

Essential Job Duties

  • Responsible for the efficient and effective coordination and implementation of Quality Management policies and physician practice guidelines
  • Develops process to disseminate and monitor adherence to quality practices, including regulatory compliance, patient safety, risk management, infection control, and patient experience
  • Provides leadership, consultation, and strategic planning for quality and patient safety program and related efforts
  • Serves as central resource to operational leaders for development and implementation of efficient, effective, timely, patient-centered strategies
  • Collaborates with CMOs on monitoring adherence to hospital based, contracted provider quality metrics
Job Requirements

Bachelor's degree  in Nursing or Healthcare Management with 8 years' experience in Clinical Quality/Practice Operations or healthcare organization management.

  • Self-motivated professional enthusiastic leader with excellent communication skills
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities
  • Experience working with healthcare quality metrics, performance improvement, staff and physicians
  • Must be an effective consensus builder
  • Possesses knowledge of clinical workflow and operations in inpatient and outpatient settings
  • Works successfully in a matrix management model
  • Possesses excellent interpersonal skills and can work effectively with a diversity of personalities.  Must be approachable, show respect for others and be able to present data with effective communication and presentation skills
  • A team player who promotes the concepts of people working together
  • Ability to analyze complex problems and develop recommendations and solutions
  • Travel to regions required 25%

This opportunity provides a rewarding career, challenging and rewarding work environment as well as growth and development opportunities within UHS and its subsidiaries, including competitive compensation, excellent Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription Drug Plan, and 401k with company match.

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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