Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) is one of the
nation's largest and most respected healthcare
management companies, operating through its
subsidiaries’ acute care hospitals, behavioral health
facilities and ambulatory centers nationwide. Founded in
1978, UHS subsidiaries now have more than 65,000
employees. The UHS business strategy is to build or
purchase healthcare properties in rapidly growing
markets and create a strong franchise based on
exceptional service and effective cost control. Our
success comes from a responsive management style and a
service philosophy based on integrity, competence and
compassion. UHS is currently recruiting for a Regional
Director, Managed Care, based in Las Vegas, NV.
Role and Responsibility:
contracted business in accordance with sound health
- Maximizes the performance of UHS’ managed care
care and fiscal management practices.
engagement” and contracting tools to ensure creation
- Establishes contracting parameters, “rules of
of managed care contracts that meet UHS corporate
financial goals and maximize the potential for
revenue collection per company systems.
pre-established parameters) for UHS facility CEO or
- Reviews contracting arrangement (according to
Regional VP review.
with institutional and corporate senior leadership.
- Manages payer negotiations as appropriatein concert
encourage open communication and maintains
- Represents UHS to payers on a national basis to
relationships beneficial to UHS.
among all functional areas required to maximize contract
- Ensures managed care/revenue cycle coordination
performance (e.g. business office, managed care, UM
and CFO staff).
establish parameters that ensure contract
- Facilitates meetings of corporate and field staff to
performance objectives and establishment of managed
care/revenue cycle committees at all facilities with
significant managed care business volume.
Requirements for Consideration:
Management or other closely related field; Master's
- Bachelor’s degree required in Business, Healthcare
- Demonstrated managed care contract negotiations
contracting and practices essential to maximize
- Comprehensive working knowledge of managed care
revenue and margins generated for healthcare
services paid through various algorithms such as
MS-DRGs/case rates, APCs, stoploss, and risk-bearing
the use of institutional financial modeling and the
- Must have managed or worked with systems/staff for
various metrics by which healthcare is gauged.
employed by physicians, employers and institutional
- Extensive knowledge of health finance and systems
entities, as well as public and private database
systems available which provide information on
quality of care, physician referral, MCO ratings,
verbal communication skills when working with all
- Demonstrated excellent interpersonal and written and
levels of external and internal customers.
- Minimum of 8 years of managed care
institutions, preferably multi-hospital systems, is
- Negotiations on behalf of highly complex
essential. Knowledge and experience negotiating
with, and/or, on behalf of stand-alone (e.g.,
ambulatory/imaging/surgical) entities and physician
organizations is a strong plus.
If you meet the above requirements and are looking for a
rewarding career, please take a moment to share your
background with us by applying online. UHS offers
competitive compensation packages commensurate with
experience and a strong benefits program including
medical, dental, and life insurances and our 401(k)
UHS is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search
firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone
calls or e-mails. All resumes submitted by search firms
to any employee at UHS via e-mail, the Internet or in
any other form and/or method without a valid written
search agreement in place for the above-listed position
will be deemed the sole property of UHS. No fee will be
paid in the event the candidate is hired by UHS as a
result of the referral or through other means.