Sr. Director Design & Construction, Acute Healthcare
Universal Health Services, Inc.
September 26, 2018
One of the nationâ€™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 Worldâ€™s Most Admired Companies by Fortune; ranked #276 on the Fortune 500, and listed #275 in Forbes inaugural ranking of Americaâ€™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 Senior Director Design & Construction establishes corporate standards and best practices for consistency in development across the enterprise. This Director will both manage projects as a Regional Project manager and oversee RPM on specific assignments. This position is intended to support all physical plant construction, renovation, restoration, and major repair programs at any facility associated with UHS operations. This position is a specialist in building systems and construction methods specifically in a health care environment. This position develops concepts and plans for facility growth or change in service as well as capital upkeep and replacement. The key role of this position is advisor to each individual facility managing director to assist in growth planning as it relates to buildings and facility campus.
Essential Job Duties:
Primary liaison between Acute/BH RVPs ,CEOs and D&C.Â Engaged in upfront scope and budget /schedule development/ team selection with Project Managers, C-Suite and RVP's.Â Issue monthly report to Sr. VP, CFO, all RVP's & CEO's, in addition to selected corporate entities.
Ultimately responsible for projects being delivered on budget and schedule.Â Ensure that risks are being properly managed either contractually or via insurance products and UHS is getting good business terms.Â Responsible for legal and contractual issues related to project delivery.Â Ensure we have an ethical and transparent working relationship with our vendors.Â
Direct reports are Director, Asst. Director, Sr. RPMs and RPMs.Â Provide mentoring and direct guidance to newer and less experienced staff.Â Develop programs tailored to each PM's professional development.
Continually seeking methods to improve on past performances through innovation and challenging assumptions.Â
Knowledge of the different departments in a hospital BH or Acute and the unique requirements for each.
Involved in HR functions such as recruitment, promotions etc.