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Corporate Director, Human Resources - (34136)

Universal Health Services
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Corporate Director, Human Resources - (34136)

Facility Name
UHS Corporate Office
KING OF PRUSSIA, PA 19406 US (Primary)
Career Area
Human Resources - Director
Job Description

One of the nation’s largest and most respected hospital management companies, Universal Health Services, Inc. (NYSE: UHS) has built an impressive record of achievement and performance. Steadily growing since its inception to an esteemed Fortune 500 corporation, UHS today has annual revenues of $10 billion and 83,000 employees. In 2018, UHS was recognized for the eighth consecutive year as one of the World’s Most Admired Companies by Fortune; and in 2017, ranked #276 on the Fortune 500, and listed #275 in Forbes inaugural ranking of America’s Top 500 Public Companies.


The Corporate Director, Human Resources is a key leadership role and is responsible for developing, planning and delivering programs for Corporate, Acute Care and Behavioral Health plus Independence Physician Management (“All Divisions”).

Direct responsibility for Human Resources Operations, Learning and Development, Executive Development, and Corporate Travel.   As a senior Human Resources leader, provides HR leadership, organizational assessment and development, and technical expertise in a variety of areas including but not limited to: strategy, employee relations, employee retention, organizational change, and measurement of HR initiative effectiveness, employment law, talent acquisition process, regulatory compliance, and compensation.  

Oversight for All Divisions includes but is not limited to: managing HR integration plan for new acquisitions (DE novo and Joint Ventures) and development and interpretation of HR policies, Employee Handbooks, directing activities of All Divisions Facility HRDs/CEOs, partnering with Company labor relations department, assisting Corporate Legal with external complaints (e.g., EEOC, State Civil Rights, OSHA, and NLRB, etc.), trending employee relations data, development and presentation of HR competency training programs, conducting regular site visits, HRD orientation, and other training programs, etc. Leads and directs all employee relations matters and programs for All Divisions. 

Directs Corporate Learning & Development and Executive Development departments.  Provides oversight with leadership development, executive development, and other Corporate training programs (e.g., Service Excellence, New Executive Orientation, etc.).  Additionally, monitors resource allocation for the design, development, and facilitation of all Corporate training programs to ensure they are within budget.

Leads key management initiatives (e.g., m3, L3, RN Turnover Analysis, etc.) and works closely with senior leaders to create a culture where employees can grow, develop, and achieve outstanding business objectives.

Provides oversight of Corporate travel functions (e.g., on-site agent, vendor management, monitoring Corporate employee compliance with travel program, etc.).  Annually monitors travel status upgrades with key and other executives. 

Essential Job Duties:

  • Provides HR leadership to drive HR strategy, employee retention and relations, employee engagement, organization change, regulatory compliance. 
  • Leads, directs and manages the HR Operations team that supports a multi-site/multi-state environment for All Divisions.
  • Operational responsibility for Learning and Development teams
  • Operational responsibility for Executive Development programs.
  • Measures the effectiveness of HR programs to ensure they are supporting business objectives and delivering a return on investment. 
  • Provides targeted HR training programs to ensure the competency of Facility HRDs.
  • Leads key management initiatives while working closely with Senior Management to achieve business objectives are met.
  • Periodically conducts Facility HR site visits to ensure compliance with Company HR processes and policies. 
  • Operational responsibility for HR integration with new acquisition, De novo, and Joint Ventures.
  • Responsible for the development and implementation of model HR policies and employee handbooks.
  • Ensures all Facilities are compliant with the Alternative Resolution of Conflict (ARC) program.
  • Oversees the Dispute Resolution/Problem Solving Procedure and serves as the investigator for internal disputes that escalate to step 5 or as designated by SVP, HR.
  • Provides guidance to Facilities regarding compliance with employment laws (e.g., Title VII, DOL W&H, NLRB, I-9s).
  • Regularly communicates department progress using weekly (1:1 and department meetings), monthly, and quarterly reports. 
  • Ensures proper vendor management for background screening, s/a testing, assessment partners, measurement of HR effectiveness, engagement survey.
  • Prepares and monitors annual budget process for HR Operations, Learning and Development, Executive Development, and Corporate Travel. 
  • Oversight of Corporate Travel programs (e.g., on-site agent, portal, compliance with policy,
  • Knowledgeable of labor relations and union avoidance strategies. 
  • Responsible for the development of staff reporting directly to the Corporate Director, HR.
Job Requirements

Bachelor's degree required; 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 with special projects assignments (e.g., to facilitate field HR operational efficiency, competency development for field HRDs). 

15 years of professional HR experience, preferably in an acute or behavioral healthcare setting or other healthcare related business
6 years prior work experience in an HR management capacity.   
HR consulting experience with multi-site and multi-state locations.
Able to work collaboratively with the field & Senior Management to achieve good business outcomes.
Must be responsive in managing issues that require timely management/oversight.
Must have the capacity to deal with ambiguity.
Must have prior experience managing high volume HR processes.   
Thorough knowledge of federal, state, and local employment laws. 
Knowledge of labor relations and union avoidance tactics.
Must be resourceful and flexible to meet the ever-changing business needs of the Company.
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., HRIS, ATS, RAS reporting, etc.).
Must have strong written and oral communication skills.
Knowledge of Outlook, Microsoft office, Word, Excel, Power Point.

Up to 25% travel.


If you 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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