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.
The Project Leader
Process & Performance Improvement, functions as a Subject Matter
Expert in Lean Six Sigma, Theory of Constraints, Change Leadership
and Project Management. Leads and manages multiple process
improvement engagements across multiple facilities. Serves as the
Client Executive representing Performance and Process Improvement to
Acute Care Hospitals Executives and other UHS leadership. Drives
implementation and sustainment efforts for initiatives and for
individual projects within a facility. Mentors and coaches
Performance and Process Improvement team members in Lean Six Sigma,
Change Management and Project management. Identifies and develops
division-wide best practices and implements those practices.
Essential Job Duties:
Serves as Subject Matter Expert Lean Lean Six Sigma, Theory of
Constraints, Change Leadership and Project Management.
Activities: Functions as resource for Performance & process
Improvement, Pharmacy, Laboratory and Clinical Operations staff.
Educates both PPI staff and Acute Care hospital staff in process
improvement methodologies. Documents savings, provides financial
information, and reviews submitted protocols for additional
opportunities. Develops Best Demonstrated Practice strategies.
Recognizes existing facility Best Demonstrated Practices, educates
hospital areas in implementation of identified best practices, and
tracks savings identified through implementation of best practices. .
Acts as Client Executive representing Performance and
Process Improvement to Acute Care Hospitals Executives and other UHS
Activities: Manages multiple engagements in
multiple facilities simultaneously. Works with Hospital and UHS
executives to ensure that projects stay on-track, achieve their
intended outcomes and sustain their improvement performance. Resolves
issues regarding PPI performance with Hospital executives.
Drives implementation and sustainment efforts.
Activities: Works with facilities to plans projects and assists
with scheduling. Directs allocated team members in setting up and
executing on project plans, agendas and Work-Outs/Kaizens and
meeting. Mobilizes resources required by the opportunities.
Collaborates with the Corporate and Facility leaders on the hand off
and completion of all initiatives. Develops and directs the
development of presentations, work plans, timelines and milestones.
Assumes initial responsibility for measuring, tracking, monitoring,
and reporting initiatives. Develops status updates.
Bachelor's degree with a minimum of 5 - 8 years experience
required; Master's degree with 10+ years experience
Extensive experience in hospital process improvement.
Demonstrated Project management experience and leadership
Demonstrated strong leader with excellent
written/verbal communication and analytical skills.
skills with proficiency in MS Project, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook,
Visio and Word.
Black Belt in Lean Six Sigma required and a
Master Black Belt preferred.
English verbal and written
Travel Requirements: 50%-75%
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.
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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
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