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Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) knows what it takes to lead, inspire and succeed. One of the nation’s largest and most respected hospital companies, UHS owns and operates through its subsidiaries acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers in the United States, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and the United Kingdom.
UHS built an impressive record of achievement and performance, steadily growing from a startup company with zero revenue into a Fortune 500 corporation with annual revenue that exceeds $9 billion. The company's operating philosophy has proven to be effective: Build or acquire high quality hospitals in rapidly growing markets, then invest in the people and equipment needed to allow each facility to thrive and become a dominant healthcare provider in its community.
Headquartered in King of Prussia, PA, UHS ranks on the Fortune 500 list of America's largest corporations with over 74,000 employees, and is consistently listed among Fortune's "Most Admired Companies” and one of the 30 Most Meaningful Companies To Work For in America by Business Insider. We are currently seeking an Employee/Labor Relations Manager to join our team.
The Employee/Labor Relations Manager will partner with the Staff Vice President, Labor Relations in executing positive Employee Relations and labor strategy and initiatives at field facilities.
Works closely with Staff Vice President, Labor Relations to strategize and respond to employee and labor issues.
Consults/manages union avoidance and NLRB campaigns.
Builds credibility and maintains good morale among employees; gains management trust.
Conducts management and employee training sessions on labor issues. Provides coaching and counseling to local management in labor relations.
Develops communications to support avoidance initiatives and election campaigns.
Assists in contract negotiation planning, management, communications and strategy. Prepares union contract language.
Acts as lead negotiator or second chair for labor negotiations at assigned facilities.
Provides guidance on execution of strike contingency plans including pre-planning, logistics, staff coverage, financial issues, and communication during work stoppage.
Assists in providing interpretive guidance to management on contract issues.
Master's Degree in Human Resources or J.D. with 5 + years’ experience required.
Experienced in: Union avoidance initiatives and labor strategy; leadership and employee training in labor issues; NLRB election campaigns including campaign communications, strategy, third-party persuader advocacy, opposition research, and project management; contract negotiation planning, management, communications and strategy; strike strategy; contingency planning and execution and contract administration. Healthcare experience a plus.
Excellent verbal and written communications.
Functions as a team player and works effectively with all levels of employees and management.
Extensive experience training management and employees in large and small group settings.
This position may be based in King of Prussia, PA, Southern CA, or Las Vegas, NV.
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.