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 Corporate IS Department is seeking a dynamic and talented Senior Application Architect-Surgery.
The Senior Application Architect collects and translates user requirements for surgery into actionable concepts and designs related to people, process, and technology. Works closely with both corporate operations and field level surgery departments and the coder community ensuring all products are implemented and utilized per corporate standards. Creates high-level specifications, ensuring feasibility, functionality, and integration with existing systems and platforms. Designs, develops, codes, tests, debugs and documents company business applications. Works with technical analysts to develop and test required functionality. Coordinates integrity of company core models and maintains detailed documentation.
Key Responsibilities include:
Ensures business needs are clearly understood, documented and communicated.
Leverages thorough understanding of business process and system processes to make recommendations and propose technical/non-technical solutions to meet business requirements.
Participates in business requirements gathering sessions with the business owners and key technical resources.
Translates the business and user requirements into system requirements.
Acts as liaison with the vendors, development teams and business users to create and finalize end-to-end technical solutions.
Ensures design and construction meet quality standards and that the testing and operational readiness tasks are conducted and produce quality results.
Evaluates and identifies new technologies for implementation.
Manages all aspects of all projects assigned from preparing project schedules and estimates through final implementation.