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VP - CNO - ACUTE - (117459)

Universal Health Services
King of Prussia, PA 19406
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One of the nations largest and most respected hospital management companies, Universal Health Services, Inc. (NYSE: UHS) has built an impressive record of achievement and performance. Growing steadily since its inception into an esteemed Fortune 500 corporation, UHS today has annual revenue exceeding $10.7 billion. In 2019, UHS was again recognized as one of the Worlds Most Admired Companies by Fortune; in 2018, UHS ranked #268 on the Fortune 500; and in 2017, listed #275 in Forbes inaugural ranking of Americas Top 500 Public Companies.
Our operating philosophy is as effective today as it was 40 years ago, enabling us to provide compassionate care to our patients and their loved ones: 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 87,000 employees and through its subsidiaries operates 350 inpatient acute care hospitals and behavioral health facilities and 30 outpatient and other facilities located in 37 states, Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico and the United Kingdom. For additional information on the Company, visit our web site: http://www.uhsinc.com.

As a member of the Division Leadership Team, the Vice President - CNO Acute Division,assesses the status of nursing practice, conducts quality improvement activities, integrates clinical services, and reviews operating budgets and allocation of staff, resources and facilities. The Vice President - CNO Acute Division assumes responsibility for creating and implementing a strategic plan for Nursing that optimizes patient care and quality outcomes, drives productivity, and helps to accomplish business goals across the Division, planning,implementing, and evaluatingclinical programs and services to ensure consistency with current research, professional and regulatory standards, and the companys mission, vision, and values. They will serve as a lead executive to drive patient experience across the Division, while assessing ongoing individual facility performance regarding patient experience metrics.


The successful candidate will possess demonstrated success in providing effective nursing leadership in large, complex organizations with multiple locations/sites spread over a broad geographical area. A background in assessing, designing and implementing broad-based processes with a focus on improving quality, operational and financial infrastructures is essential. Minimally 8 years of executive level nursing experience in a combination of clinical and operational leadership roles within an acute care setting is expected along with a BSN, a valid RN license and a Masters degree in business, nursing or a related area.

Job Requirements
  • Significant travel required.
  • Operationalizes a Nursing Leadership Practicum for all levels of Nursing Personnel.
  • Develops and assesses systems, processes and care standards to define professional Nursing practice to support safe, fiscally sound patient care delivery.
  • Strengthens Nursing Practice to enhance the provision of accessible, timely, efficient, cost effective care by identifying priorities, monitoring and improving outcomes.
  • Works with facility leaders to recruit and retain a qualified Nursing workforce. Reviews educational and workforce development strategies designed to support recruitment and retention.
  • Identifies, develops and enhances partnerships between Nursings internal customers and external organizations.
  • Identifies, researches and measures key indicators to support evidence-based Nursing Practice.
  • Performs other duties as assigned/required.

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.

Posted: 2019-12-31 Expires: 2020-04-02

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