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 Legal Counsel (Employment), monitors and responds to incoming employment law requests and inquiries including agency charges (EEOC, DOL, OSHA, etc.) for UHS subsidiaries. Assists with responses to attorney demand letters and other employment related legal matters for UHS and its subsidiaries as assigned.
Provides assistance on other miscellaneous matters as deemed appropriate and necessary by supervising attorneys.
Essential Job Duties:
Effectively manages a high volume caseload of agency charges relating to employment matters (EEOC, DOL, state human rights agencies) as well as other healthcare compliance matters (OSHA, OCR). Prepares responses to such charges providing relevant information and documentation to defend the company's position against claims of discrimination, harassment, retaliatory discharge and/or alleged wage and hour violations, as needed. Coordinates and represents the company in mediation efforts when appropriate.
Reviews and/or prepares employment related documents including but not limited to employment agreements, staffing contracts and settlement agreements.
May coordinate issues with outside counsel for litigation, administrative and regulatory matters as needed.