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.
This is a strategic position with responsibility for analysis and
oversight in patient safety functions in the acute care division.
This includes participation in periodic facility surveys to evaluate
overall functionality of risk program and target clinical practices
associated with risk reduction goals of the company. This position
also provides intense oversight for assigned facility risk programs
in the areas of patient safety, HIPAA, EMTALA, regulatory compliance
and RCA completion. This position reviews, formulates and implements
policy and organizational changes as appropriate to meet UHS risk
management objectives. Each Corporate Risk Consultant is also
responsible for analyzing quarterly dashboard metric measures related
to facility success in risk mitigation/management and providing
interventions as appropriate based on those measures.
Under supervision of the Corporate Senior Director Risk Management,
the Group Manager Risk directs organizational efforts in planning,
implementation, evaluation and management of the UHS Risk Management
TERM program that is designed to enhance the quality of patient care,
reduce injuries, prevent claims and minimize liability exposures.
Provides consultation, direction, and assistance to assigned
facilities for the implementation, monitoring and enforcement of all
aspects of the TERM program; provides consultation and direction to
facility based Risk Managers when complex situations arise that may
threaten the assets of the Corporation; assists facilities in risk
identification, reviews serious incidents with facility Risk
Managers, provides guidance in investigations, and development of
corrective actions; conducts annual Patient Safety/TERM surveys at
assigned facilities and/or as appointed by the Corporate Risk
Manager, and also assists in other regulatory surveys as deemed
necessary by the Corporate Patient Safety Council.
Group Manager, Risk is responsible for monitoring the implementation
and completion of all corrective plans of action formulated in
response to the investigation of a probable claim, evaluation of a
near miss event, findings of all patient safety surveys conducted by
corporate teams, and findings associated with gap analyses conducted
by HRU teams. The Group Manager is responsible for maintaining
regular communication of pertinent safety/risk assessments with the
facility CEO and regional VP. They are readily available to the CEO,
regional VP and any other member of a facility’s senior team
for consultation on risk/patient safety issues of concern.
position also provides support to any Corporate Patient Safety
program as assigned, including the NICU and OB HRU, ED HRU and
Perioperative HRU teams. Conducts evaluation of success of corrective
interventions enacted at the facility level. Communicates pertinent
insights and site visit information with facility CEOs and Regional
Vice Presidents as developed.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must have a
minimum of eight years experience in health care organization with
increasing responsibility in risk prevention and risk management with
progressive achievement. Master's degree required. The
requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill,
and/or ability required.
• Possess critical thinking
skills and independent analysis of identified problems, effectively
problem solves utilizing appropriate resources for corrective
• Comprehensive knowledge of risk identification
and prevention techniques. Ability to define problems, collect data,
establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
• Ability to
use independent judgment and to manage and impart confidential
• Effective administrative and management
• Ability to manage and motivate facility based
staff, using effective interpersonal verbal and written communication
• Effective problem solving, persuasion, and
• Knowledge of healthcare facility
(BH or Acute) operations, functions, and staffing requirements.
• Knowledge of medical/professional staff by-laws and
governing board issues.
• Knowledge of insurance and loss
control theory and practice in a healthcare environment
Knowledge and understanding of the principles and procedures for the
investigation and processing of professional liability/ medical
• Ability to write reports, business
correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to interpret data and
translate abstract concepts into tangible information.
Ability to read, analyze and interpret general business periodicals,
professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental
regulations, applicable state licensure and accreditation laws and
• Knowledge and skills with use of computer
and various software products (i.e., Windows, Word, Excel, Power
Point, Outlook, MIDAS, STARS, etc.)
• Skill in examining
and re-engineering operations and procedures, formulating policy, and
developing and implementing new strategies and procedures
• Frequent travel to assigned facilities and other locations
as deemed necessary to accomplish goals of the
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
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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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