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Review averages

  • 38 employees say

    Excellent (15)
    39.473684210526%
    Good (12)
    31.578947368421%
    Satisfactory (7)
    18.421052631579%
    Subpar (4)
    10.526315789474%
    3.48
  • 0 applicants say

    Excellent (0)
    0%
    Good (0)
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    Satisfactory (0)
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    0.00

Company summary

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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.

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Numbers

Employees

10,001+ employees

Company info

Who we are

Company outlook

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  • Our focus is putting patients first. We take pride in our strong patient satisfaction scores that have increased every year for the past five years.
  • We have high standards for quality, including, 46 UHS acute care and behavioral health facilities rated as Top Performers on Key Quality Measures® for 2014, the last year this recognition was awarded by The Joint Commission, an independent, not-for-profit organization that accredits and certifies healthcare organizations and programs.

  • UHS has a deep commitment to the communities where our patients live and work, and we are active in raising awareness of critical healthcare issues. Fortune magazine consistently lists UHS among its “World's Most Admired Companies.” Among our peer group we are ranked #1 with regard to social responsibility as well as in long-term investment.
  • We continuously invest so that we can continue to provide care. Over the past three years, we have invested more than $1 billion in our facilities.

Benefits

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If you work at UHS, you may be eligible to choose from a comprehensive list of benefits to get those that best meet the needs of you and your family. Among the benefits available to eligible UHS employees are:

Eligibility for Benefits

Most UHS employees who are regularly scheduled to work at least 32 hours per week and are not members of a collective bargaining group are eligible for benefits. UHS employees who are covered by a collective bargaining group may be eligible if their collective bargaining agreement includes eligibility.

Part-time employees who are regularly scheduled for less than 32 hours per week may be eligible for benefits, depending on the location where they work. Check with the human resources office for eligibility requirements at specific locations.

Location


  • P.O. Box 61558 367 South Gulph Road
    King of Prussia, 19406
    USA

For applicants

Videos

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What we offer

What is special about working for us?

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If you are looking for a place where you can build the career of your dreams, UHS may be the place for you. At UHS, we're looking for exceptional people who share our vision and values, who share our focus on hard work, enthusiasm, teamwork, loyalty, trust and cooperation. We've embraced these traits and built a team of employees who consistently work to achieve the highest level of service excellence.

People are our most valuable resource at UHS as we are committed to providing high quality acute care and behavioral health services to residents of the communities we serve. We are equally committed to offering our employees unlimited opportunity in an environment that encourages professional development.


How would we describe the company culture?

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Opportunity to Grow

We know that providing a professional working environment and an opportunity to grow is a key to attracting and retaining talented, motivated employees. That's why we provide encouragement and support to employees who want to expand their knowledge and increase their proficiency through continuing education and job-related training.

Service Excellence Drives UHS

Every UHS employee takes part in our Service Excellence program, and are guided by three standards:

  • Treat everyone as a guest.
  • Demonstrate professionalism and excellence in the things I do.
  • Practice teamwork.

These standards help ensure that the staff at all UHS acute care hospitals and behavioral health facilities deliver high quality care to every patient.


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Reviews for UHS (Universal Health Services)

Reviews - What employees say

3.48 Employees say
0.00 Applicants say
  • 23.Nov 2017 (Last edit 12.Dec 2017)
  • Employee

Suggestions for improvement

  • Change in the schedule is the main concern I have.
  • 16.Nov 2017
  • Employee
Company Culture
2.00
Support from management
3.00
Teamwork
2.00
Freedom to work independently
2.00
Internal Communication
2.00
Gender Equality
4.00
Attitude towards older colleagues
4.00
Career Development
3.00
Overall compensation for your work
5.00
Office / Work Environment
4.00
Environmental Friendliness
3.00
Work-Life Balance
3.00
Company Image
3.00
Job Security
4.00
Handicapped Accessibility
5.00
Workplace Safety
5.00
Challenging Work
3.00
Inclusive / Diverse
3.00
  • 18.Oct 2017
  • Employee
Company Culture
2.00
Support from management
1.00
Teamwork
1.00
Freedom to work independently
4.00
Internal Communication
2.00
Gender Equality
3.00
Attitude towards older colleagues
3.00
Career Development
1.00
Overall compensation for your work
2.00
Office / Work Environment
1.00
Environmental Friendliness
2.00
Work-Life Balance
3.00
Company Image
5.00
Job Security
4.00
Handicapped Accessibility
5.00
Workplace Safety
4.00
Challenging Work
5.00
Inclusive / Diverse
5.00

Review averages

  • 38 employees say

    Excellent (15)
    39.473684210526%
    Good (12)
    31.578947368421%
    Satisfactory (7)
    18.421052631579%
    Subpar (4)
    10.526315789474%
    3.48
  • 0 applicants say

    Excellent (0)
    0%
    Good (0)
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    Satisfactory (0)
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kununu score comparisons

UHS (Universal Health Services)
3.48
38 reviews

Industry average (Hospital & Health Care)
3.04
56,043 reviews

kununu average
3.19
2,266,000 reviews