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 Director of Safety and Workers’ Compensation is responsible for the strategic plan to design, implement and monitor effective employee safety initiatives and workers’ compensation claim management programs in order to cut workers’ compensation costs. The program responsibility covers 316 healthcare facilities with 81,000 plus UHS employees located in 37 states.
This position will be responsible for directing a staff of 30. This position reports to the Vice President of Insurance.
Essential Job Duties:
Direct/lead the design and implementation of employee safety initiatives in order to reduce the direct financial impact of work comp expenses: Develop safety programs; coordinate manage care product roll outs; manage corporate wide return to work program; train Loss Control staff; guide and monitor progress and effectiveness of Loss Prevention and Claim Management initiatives.
Manage 5 claim management vendors for adequacy of open reserves.
Assess the need for human resources and other resources to effectively implement the corporate prevention programs; hire and train staff as necessary.
Continually analyze and monitor fixed cost expenses of program and make adjustments as necessary; negotiate and re-negotiate TPA contract terms where necessary.
Bachelor's Degree wit ha minimum of 10 years experiencerequired; Master's Degree with 10 + years experiencepreferred. Excellent analytical ability.
Excellent analytical ability and leadership qualities; ability to communicate both verbally and written on all management levels; ability to make critical decisions on appropriate assessments.
Knowledge of multi-state workers’ compensation claim laws, general safety and loss prevention techniques.