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 Regional Director, Human Resources, Behavioral Health is
responsible for providing HR leadership, direction, and technical
expertise in a variety of HR areas including but not limited to HR
strategy, talent acquisition process, employee retention,
organizational change, employee relations, regulatory compliance,
wage and hour, etc. The Regional Director is assigned to select
region (i.e., East, South, Central, or West), which typically is
comprised of up to 45 Behavioral Health Facilities and their
leadership teams (e.g., Facility HR Directors, CEOs/C-Suite, and
RVPs). In addition, the position provides HR coverage for the C-Suite
employees located within assigned BH Facility(s). The Regional
Director must be resourceful and flexible to meet the ever-changing
business needs of the Company. The position functions as an HR
generalist and oversees key organizational processes, including but
not limited to: development and interpretation of HR policies and
Employee Handbooks, partner with Company labor relations department,
assists with Corporate Legal with external complaints (e.g., EEOC,
State Civil Rights, OSHA, and NLRB position statements, etc.),
trending employee relations data, development and presentation of HR
competency training programs, conducting regular site visits, HRD
orientation, and other training programs, etc. Provides regular
support to Corporate Director, Human Resources with special project
Essential Job Duties:
- Oversees and participates in the delivery of HR services to
align Facility HR with Facility/Company business needs.
- Advises the Facility HRD and Market HRD regarding the
Facility’s talent management and employee retention strategies.
- Uses strong critical thinking, analytical skills, and good
judgment to influence the behavior/performance of the Facility HRD
and CEO (and Market HRD).
- Analyzes and interprets sensitive internal and external ER
activities, including assigned Corporate Compliance matters.
- Consolidates reports and consults with Facility on quarterly
- Directs the HR guidance to Facility HRDs, Market HRD, CEOs,
and RVPs regarding a variety of HR-related topics, including HR
policies, practices, and emerging trends.
- Partners with Facility HR and Corporate Compensation team in
designing, implementing, and administering competitive pay programs
as well as monitoring internal equity issues.
- Manages Corporate appeal process for internal disputes
pursuant to Dispute Resolution policy.
- Designs and implements competency training programs for HRDs
based upon metrics and needs, including consulting with CEOs and RVPs
to identify training needs for HRDs
- Conducts periodic needs assessment to align corporate HR
priorities with Hospital business needs.
- Consults with Facility HRDs to identify training needs and/or
competency gaps for staff.
- Conducts second interviews for Facility HRD positions and
first interviews for Market HRDs.
- Conducts exit surveys for C-suite employees, analyzes
results, and identifies trends.
- Conducts HR Review/audits at Facility, identifies compliance
issues, and constructs action plans with CEO and/or RVP.
- Develops and interprets HR policy and Employee Handbooks.
- Designs orientation modules and orients newly hired HRDs.
- Oversees select vendor relationships for HR.
- Consults on special Corporate Human Resource projects.
- Develops and executes integration plans for newly acquired
A Master’s degree from a fully accredited college/university
is highly preferred.
• A professional certification (or
equivalent) is highly preferred.
• Must have strong HR
generalist background to assist Director with special projects
assignments (e.g., to facilitate field HR operational efficiency,
competency development for field HRDs).
• 8 to 10 years of professional HR experience, preferably in
an acute or behavioral healthcare setting.
• 2 to 3 years
prior work experience in an HR management capacity.
consulting experience with multi-site and multi-state locations.
• Able to work collaboratively and effectively with the field
to achieve good outcomes.
• Must be responsive in managing
issues that require timely management/oversight.
have prior experience managing high volume full cycle recruitment
• Thorough knowledge of federal, state, and local
• Knowledge of labor relations and union
• Must maintain sensitive employee
information as confidential.
• Must have general knowledge
of compensation practices and, also, knowledge of federal and state
wage and hour laws.
• Must have knowledge of HRIS systems
(e.g., Lawson, HR Smart, Raz reporting
• Knowledge of
Microsoft office: Word, Excel, Power Point
• Up to
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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.
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