Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) is one of the nation's largest and most respected hospital companies in the United States. Steadily growing from a startup to an esteemed Fortune 500 corporation, UHS today has annual revenue nearing $10 billion. Our operating philosophy is to 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.
Lincoln Prairie Behavioral Health Center is a Joint Commission approved and state licensed facility for 88 beds, which includes pediatric units, adolescent girls, adolescent boys, and MISA (Mental Illness Substance Abuse) unit. We are committed to providing youth with compassionate treatment that encourages self-responsibility and personal growth. Lincoln Prairie provides treatment to children and adolescents (ages 3-17) that present with a broad range of psychiatric and behavioral disorders. Lincoln Prairie offers an array of outpatient programs. We provide educational programs, enhanced Occupational Therapy services, Recreational Therapy, Art and Music Therapy, while utilizing a holistic treatment approach.
We are seeking a Director of Human Resources to support Lincoln Prairie's mission. The Director of Human Resources is responsible for providing human resources support for the facility by managing all personnel issues within corporate policies and procedures, and all federal and state guidelines. This includes development, administration and monitoring of employee relations issues, management development, supervisory skills training, the hiring process, salary administration, discipline process, terminations, grievance procedures, worker's compensation, and unemployment compensation issues.
The primary responsibilities of this position include:
Provide human resources support to the facility by managing all personnel issues within corporate policies and procedures and all federal and state guidelines.
Oversee the recruitment of all vacancies, including interviewing and screening, job posting and placement.
Attract and maintain an active candidate pool by participating in job fairs and through creative souring techniques (networking, presentations, building relationships with area college counselors and community organizations).
Coordinate new employee orientation process, Day I - Day V to meet state, federal and Joint Commission guidelines.
Audit personnel files; ensuring all information complies with labor law and Joint Commission mandatory requirements.
Oversee validation of licenses of all new employees through the appropriate licensing board.
Provide consultation and training to management regarding employee relations issues, counseling and termination procedures.
Create and maintain accurate position descriptions for all positions employed at the facility.
Conduct management training series on labor law and company policies and procedures.
Respond to all employee grievances in a professional manner and assist with conducting investigations.
Provide support with ensuring a competitive wage and salary program, which may include responding to local health care association salary surveys.
Respond quickly to all unemployment compensation claims.
Maintain Position Control Grid.
Chair the Staff Recognition Committee and ensure facility is recognizing employee efforts and providing activities to enhance staff morale.
Maintain department budget.
Oversee staff development programs and ensure staff are compliant with competency and licensure requirements.
Manage workers compensation process, report injuries, and maintain OSHA logs.
Maintain a comprehensive record keeping system that records individual training records and collective data on all training completed.
Maintain staffing and scheduling plans for assigned department per budgetary, regulatory and internal acuity standards.