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Risk Manager- Behavioral Health - (211024)

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Risk Manager- Behavioral Health - (211024)

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UHS Corporate Office
Jacksonville, FL 32099 US
KING OF PRUSSIA, PA 19406 US (Primary)
Lexington, KY 40502 US
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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 Risk Manager organizes and directs work designed to evaluate the causation of risk events for the Behavioral Health division and develops risk reduction strategies to minimize and eliminate events from recurring. This position also requires the ability to prepare and present information to Senior Management related to ongoing efforts to minimize and reduce risk events in the organization.

This is a strategic position with responsibility for analysis and oversight in incident reporting/investigation, and liability claims and reports preparation, including Sarbanes Oxley compliance reporting. This position reviews, formulates and implements policy and organizational changes as appropriate to meet the stated risk management objectives. Under supervision of the Sr. Director of Risk Management - BH, the Risk Manager directs organizational efforts in planning, implementation 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. Under the direction of the Sr. Director provides assistance with the implementation, monitoring and enforcement of all aspects of the TERM program. The Risk Managers provide 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 TERM surveys at assigned facilities and/or as appointed by the Sr. Director.

Job Requirements

Bachelor’s degree and/or healthcare licensure with a minimum of five years’ experience in a related healthcare and/or management/administrative field is required. A Master’s Degree in a healthcare related field is preferred. Minimum of 5 years in health care organization with increasing responsibility in risk prevention and risk management with progressive achievement.

The Risk Manager position can be located in various states across the country.


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.

*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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