COO in Training Behavioral Health - Executive Development Program
Universal Health Services, Inc.
October 7, 2018
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.Â 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.
As the premier leader in Behavioral Health Services, UHS continues to grow its Behavioral Health Division through organic hospital development and acquisitions. Given this unprecedented growth we have developed an exciting program to harness and develop talent for future executive positions within our behavioral health hospitals and programs.
Our COO in Training development program has been designed to identify high potential behavioral health leaders in the marketplace and internally within the UHS hospital system. Chosen candidates will be placed within a UHS free standing inpatient psychiatric facility and work closely under the tutelage of a Chief Executive Officer. During the training period candidates will focus on key areas of the business, gaining expertise in the functions of managing and creating a successful team, functional areas of the business such as clinical departmental management, nursing, regulatory functions, finance, business development and marketing as well as building community partnerships with providers and behavioral health programing.
The program prepares fast-track leaders to harness their talent and broaden knowledge of leadership and the functional aspect of running a UHS Behavioral Health Hospital. Candidates that successfully complete the training will be placed as Chief Executive Officers within the UHS Behavioral Division.
The knowledge you gain during this process from interactions and real life work examples will help lay the ground work for managing and running a successful UHS Behavioral Health Facility. Throughout the years UHS has attracted and developed a large number of talented behavioral health leaders. Do you have what it takes to be a UHS Behavioral Health Hospital CEO
Initial program locations and assignments vary within many areas of the Country. Candidates must be open to potentially two relocations. One for the initial training assignment, and one for the permanent CEO placement.
The ideal candidates will have worked within an inpatient acute behavioral health setting. Candidates must have departmental leadership experience in a clinical role, administrative role or previous experience as an Executive Director, Program Director within a behavioral, mental, psychiatric setting.
Participate in the general management of the hospital with the intention of assimilating the necessary skills and competencies to ultimately advance into a CEO position at the end of the development track.
Enjoy an opportunity for curriculum-based and direct, hands-on learning experiences.
Be given a varied initial scope of responsibilities based upon the candidate's education, experience and skills.