The Senior Director Design & Construction Healthcare Behavioral Health/Acute
Universal Health Services, Inc.
March 27, 2018
King of Prussia, Pennsylvania
Full Time - Experienced
4 Year Degree
The Senior Director Design & Construction Healthcare Behavioral Health/Acute, establishes Corporate standards and best practices for consistency in development across the enterprise. This Sr. Director will both manage projects as a Regional Project manager and oversee RPM on specific assignments. This position is intended to support all physical plant construction, renovation, restoration, and major repair programs at any facility associated with UHS operations. This position is a specialist in building systems and construction methods specifically in a health careenvironment. This position develops concepts and plans for facility growth or change in service as well as capital upkeep and replacement. The key role of this position is advisor to each individual facility-managing director to assist in growth planning as it relates to buildings and facility campus.
Essential Job Duties:
Primary liaison between Acute/BH RVPs ,CEOs and D&C. Engaged in upfront scope and budget /schedule development/ team selection with Project Managers, C-Suite and RVP's. Issue monthly report to Sr. VP, CFO, all RVP's & CEO's, in addition to selected corporate entities.
Ultimately responsible for projects being delivered on budget and schedule. Ensure that risks are being properly managed either contractually or via insurance products and UHS is getting good business terms. Responsible for legal and contractual issues related to project delivery. Ensure we have an ethical and transparent working relationship with our vendors.
Direct reports are Director, Asst. Director, Sr. RPMs and RPMs. Provide mentoring and direct guidance to newer and less experienced staff. Develop programs tailored to each PM's professional development.
Continually seeking methods to improve on past performances through innovation and challenging assumptions.
Knowledge of the different departments in a hospital BH or Acute and the unique requirements for each.
Bachelor's degree with 10 + years’ experience required, design and construction in Acute and/or Behavioral Healthcare.
Strong leadership skills; specific design process/leadership experience, specific construction implementation experience, some development experience, code and permit knowledge, negotiating skills, strong interpersonal skills to lead vendors, solid business decision making skills.
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’s business strategy is to continue to grow by building or purchasing healthcare facilities across the country, while continuing to strengthen UHS’s well-reputed franchise with its customary exceptional service and effective cost control. Our success is driven by a service philosophy based on integrity, competence, compassion, and a responsive management style.