Chief Operating Officer
Universal Health Services, Inc., (UHS) is one of the
nation’s largest and most respected healthcare management
companies. UHS constantly strives to build a team to help us achieve
excellence and positively impact customers in our more than 200
locally-managed acute care, behavioral health and ambulatory care
facilities. UHS is proud of our 67,000 employees in 37 states, the
District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and the US Virgin
Fremont Hospital located in Fremont CA. (northern
California) is currently recruiting for a Chief Operating Officer
Fremont Hospital is a 96 bed facility that offers behavioral
health care in-patient, partial hospitalization and outpatient
services for older adults, adults, adolescents and children. We treat
a wide range of mental health issues including depression, bipolar
disorder, ADHD, anxiety, PTSD (Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder) and
Chief Operation Officer you will provide day-to-day operations for
the healthcare system. You will implement the strategy of the
facilities CEO, direct the assigned departments and participate in
the general management of the hospital in close support of the
Participate in strategic business and financial planning and
management that includes capital operations budget preparation,
forecasting, and monitoring
Develops productive working relationships in the health care
community that includes health care providers, regulatory and
accreditation bodies, and medical/physician staff.
Provides leadership for facility-wide initiatives and
programs such as risk management, loss control and other task forces
to implement practices that affect multiple components of the
Serves as Administrator-on-call as required. May serve as
interim CEO for periods of extended absences such as vacations and
leaves of absence.
Participates in business development activities and program
Performs general supervisory and managerial functions, which
include staffing, compensation / salary administration, performance
assessment, staff development, employee discipline and employee
• Five years of hospital experience with a minimum of
two to three years as a senior level manager is required.
• Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s
degree preferred in Business, Health Administration or other closely
• Working knowledge of behavioral health management
practices and clinical operations required.
•. Working knowledge of operations and financial
management and marketing methods required
•. Working knowledge of state and federal regulatory
and various accreditation requirements related to behavioral health
• Must be organized and be able to manage multiple
• Must be detail oriented, focus on nuances of multiple
hospital operations, and be able to manage communication with
employees and vendors.
• Must be able to motivate, inspire, and communicate
with individuals and groups.
• Knowledge of the financial implications of decisions
including budgeting and forecasting is required.
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) retirement
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firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or
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