Founded in 1978, Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS*) is one of the nation’s largest and most respected healthcare management companies. UHS subsidiaries own and operate 235 acute care and behavioral health facilities and surgery centers in 37 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and the United Kingdom, and employ more than 74,000 people.
UHS is seeking a Regional Director, Human Resources, Behavioral Health to join our team.
The Regional Director, Human Resources, Behavioral Health is responsible for providing HR leadership, direction, and technical expertise in a variety of HR areas including but not limited to HR strategy, talent acquisition process, employee retention, organizational change, employee relations, regulatory compliance, wage and hour, etc. The Regional Director is assigned to select region (i.e., East, South, Central, or West), which typically is comprised of up to 45 Behavioral Health Facilities and their leadership teams (e.g., Facility HR Directors, CEOs/C-Suite, and RVPs). In addition, the position provides HR coverage for the C-Suite employees located within assigned BH Facility(s).
Essential Job Duties:
Oversees and participates in the delivery of HR services to align Facility HR with Facility/Company business needs.
Advises the Facility HRD and Market HRD regarding the Facility’s talent management and employee retention strategies.
Uses strong critical thinking, analytical skills, and good judgment to influence the behavior/performance of the Facility HRD and CEO (and Market HRD).
Analyzes and interprets sensitive internal and external ER activities, including assigned Corporate Compliance matters.
Consolidates reports and consults with Facility on quarterly START metrics.
Directs the HR guidance to Facility HRDs, Market HRD, CEOs, and RVPs regarding a variety of HR-related topics, including HR policies, practices, and emerging trends.
Partners with Facility HR and Corporate Compensation team in designing, implementing, and administering competitive pay programs as well as monitoring internal equity issues.
Manages Corporate appeal process for internal disputes pursuant to Dispute Resolution policy.
Designs and implements competency training programs for HRDs based upon metrics and needs, including consulting with CEOs and RVPs to identify training needs for HRDs
Conducts periodic needs assessment to align corporate HR priorities with Hospital business needs.
Consults with Facility HRDs to identify training needs and/or competency gaps for staff.
Conducts second interviews for Facility HRD positions and first interviews for Market HRDs.
Conducts exit surveys for C-suite employees, analyzes results, and identifies trends.
Conducts HR Review/audits at Facility, identifies compliance issues, and constructs action plans with CEO and/or RVP.
Develops and interprets HR policy and Employee Handbooks.
Designs orientation modules and orients newly hired HRDs.
Oversees select vendor relationships for HR.
Consults on special Corporate Human Resource projects (e.g., m3, ARC, etc.).
Develops and executes integration plans for newly acquired facilities.
Bachelor's degree required, however, Master's degree highly is preferred. Eight + years of HR experience, preferably in a multi-site Hospital or specialty healthcare services environment; 3 to 5 years of management experience required. A SPHR certification highly preferred.
Strong communication skills (verbal, written, presentation).
Ability to manage multiple, competing priorities.
Able to work collaboratively and effectively to achieve good outcomes.
Must be responsive in managing issues that require timely management/oversight.
Thorough knowledge of federal, state and local employment laws in addition to operational regulatory standards/regulations.
Technically proficient in HR Systems (applicant tracking, HRIS, learning and development, etc.)
Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS), one of the nation's largest and most respected healthcare management companies, employs more than 65,000 people and owns and operates various acute care hospitals, behavioral health centers, surgical hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers and radiation oncology centers. The George Washington University Hospital is a 371-bed medical center with a Level I Trauma Center that has over 86,000 outpatient visits a year.