Chief Executive Officer (CEO) - Meridell Achievement Center
Universal Health Services, Inc.
May 12, 2018
MERIDELL ACHIEVEMENT CENTER
One of the nation's largest and most respected hospital management companies, Universal Health Services, Inc. (NYSE: UHS) has built an impressive record of achievement and performance. Steadily growing since its inception to an esteemed Fortune 500 corporation, UHS today has annual revenues of $10 billion and 83,000 employees. In 2018, UHS was recognized for the eighth consecutive year as one of the World's Most Admired Companies by Fortune; and in 2017, ranked #276 on the Fortune 500, and listed #275 in Forbes inaugural ranking of America's Top 500 Public Companies.
Our operating philosophy is as effective today as it was 40 years ago: 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 83,000 employees and through its subsidiaries operates more than 320 acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers in the United States, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and the United Kingdom.
Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Meridell Achievement Center
Meridell Achievement Center is a Residential Treatment Center (RTC) specializing in psychiatry and neuropsychiatry for children (5-11) and adolescents (12-17). Meridell is located in Liberty Hill, Texas, which is slightly northwest of Austin, TX. Liberty is a town with great school districts and a beautiful place to raise a family. It is also roughly 45 minutes from the city of Austin, which is quite a metropolitan city. The culture in the area is about being happy, healthy, and looking for a fun time.
Meridell Achievement Center is a private residential treatment center on a 63-acre ranch-style campus. It is 134-beds, which are divided into 7 different residences. The center focuses on children and adolescents that are in need of the latest Neuropsychiatry and Psychiatry programs. Meridell has Six-board certified child and adolescent psychiatrists and a Board-Certified Pediatric Neurologist. The facility offers 24/7 nurse staffing over each of the seven residences. The treatment facility also has a University of Texas - University Charter School that serves grades K-12. Each of the teachers involved in the school are certified in both special education and the subject area they teach.
Meridell Achievement Center is currently seeking a dynamic Chief Executive Officer (CEO). This Behavioral Health Executive will have a proven record of accomplishment providing services in a for-profit Behavioral Health Hospital/Residential Treatment Program or has managed a large Psychiatric/Behavioral Health department within a large Acute care Hospital. Candidates must show a strong employment history with progressive growth throughout their career. The ideal Chief Executive Officer (CEO) candidate will be responsible for directing the day-to-day operations, managing and developing staff, assuring high quality care, sound fiscal operations, maintaining a strong referral base and compliance with Joint Commission and CMS regulations while continually monitoring the facility's services and delivery systems.
Accountable for creating an environment and culture that focuses on fulfilling the organizations mission, vision and values.
Operational management of clinical and non-clinical departments including but not limited to: Nursing, Admissions, Business Development, Process Improvement, Finance, Clinical Services, Regulatory Affairs that effectively drive patient care outcomes
Ensure hospital quality metrics are achieved through sound clinical processes following accreditation and regulatory agency guidelines.
Recruit physicians and staff in targeted specialty areas, coordinate medical staff participation in new hospital ventures and targets, develop new areas of medical care to offer at the hospital.
Supervise the development of more comprehensive outpatient care and ambulatory programs. Develop positive relationships with local industry, local government, potential key health care providers, and the public.
Ensure the timely submission of month-end financial and operational reviews, contribute to the development of and participation in corporate-wide strategic planning efforts.
Communicate circumstances and events of operations to supervisor and other appropriate people to keep all apprised.
Achieve budgeted financial objectives.
Effectively manage contract negotiations and compliance with the commercial payor community.
Increase revenues and income before inter-company allocations, maintain or decrease the effective bad debt rate, achieve the margin percentage, and implement operating cost controls in the areas of staffing, supplies, purchased services, etc.
Focus on census building efforts and strategic planning.