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PROJECT MGR - IT, Telecommunications - (18323)

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PROJECT MGR - IT, Telecommunications - (18323)

Facility Name
UHS Corporate
KING OF PRUSSIA, PA 19406 US (Primary)
Career Area
Information Technology
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 Corporate IS Department is seeking a dynamic and talented Project Manager-IT, Telecommunications.

The Project Manager ensures optimal network performance and availability in accordance with sound network management practices and methods. Manages multiple projects in a large scale technical environment.   Manages all aspects of projects assigned from preparing project schedules and estimates through final implementation.  Coordinates work assignments given in order to meet deadlines and ensure continued progress toward assignment completion. Provides technical support and project direction to UHS entities as needed.  Supports existing and implements new integrations with various hospital systems; ensuring optimal system performance in accordance with information systems methods and practices.  Recommends and implements controls and procedures to protect UHS assets from intentional or inadvertent modification, disclosure or destruction.

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Manages multiple projects in a large scale technical environment.

  • Uses effective project management techniques to plan, organize and manage telecommunication projects through implementation with Facility IS Departments.

  •  Establishes specific project schedules; meets project budgets; and directs the work of project team members in a matrix environment.

  • Leads project status meetings with multiple personnel across different technical teams.

  • Assigns and manages resources for projects both internal and external.

  • Leads and documents Telecommunication activities.

  • Evaluates and participates in the selection of supporting vendors.
  • Works with outside vendors to define technology requirements, design alternatives, costs, and project schedules for new and existing projects.  
  • Coordinates activities of IS vendors/teams, directs delivery of equipment/devices to facilities.
  • Effectively trains analysts in performance of their duties as required.
  • Provides technical support and guidance to other team members as required.
  • Maintains Service Excellence principles.
  • Provides consistent and comprehensive status reports, project updates, and ongoing cost analyses, significant issue management/ resolution and communication, usually at the executive levels.
  • Interviews applicants for vacant positions as needed using appropriate interview techniques.
  • Contributes to staff performance evaluations.
  • Keeps management well informed of activities, needs, problems.
Job Requirements

Position Requirements:

  • Five or more years of progressively more responsible Telecommunication experience.

  • This position requires a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Information Systems.

  • Demonstrated service oriented mentality, exhibiting a high sense of ownership over projects and thriving in a fast-paced environment with limited supervision.

  • Strong project management skills – especially in planning, tracking, budgeting, execution, risk and issue management as it relates to multiple complex projects and initiatives.

  • Proficient in knowledge and application of Microsoft Office applications.

  • Visio application.

  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.

  • Strong organizational skills and multitasking ability.

  • Strong attention to detail.

  • Demonstrated ability to work in teams with a collaborative interpersonal style.

  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills with the ability to effectively document procedures.

  • Demonstrate self-motivation and goal oriented achievements.


Travel Requirements: Minimal – 05-25% domestic US travel at times (depending on projects).


This opportunity provides the following:

  • Challenging and rewarding work environment
  • Growth and development opportunities within UHS and its subsidiaries
  • Competitive Compensation
  • Excellent Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription Drug Plan
  • 401k plan with company match
  • Generous Paid Time Off


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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