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Safety Manager, Workers Compensation

Job Code:  230398
Facility: UHS of Delaware Inc. - Corporate Office
Location: CHICAGO, IL US
Travel Involved: 30-40%
Job Type: Full Time
Job Level: 
Minimum Education Required: Bachelor's Degree 
Category: Professionals
FTE: 1
Position Summary:

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.

The Safety Manager, Workers Compensation is responsible for the day to day design, implementation, and monitoring of UHS corporate loss prevention initiatives to reduce staff injury and work comp expenses for assigned facilities.
Job responsibilities include, conducting assessments to identify hazards, evaluating and recommending solutions to prevent future injury, designing employee awareness/training programs. Monitor management of claim management vendors to ensure claim expenses are mitigated. Overall responsibility for up to $2M loss budget, 15 facilities and 3,000 employees. Has dotted line reporting to facility CEO; interfaces with facility senior management. Facility department heads and facility staff.

Essential Job Duties:

Hands on responsibility for assigned facility/facilities. Conduct assessment (gap analysis) of workers’ compensation exposures; design and implement loss prevention, safety programs to prevent or reduce employee injury exposures and costs: Establish program in compliance with UHS Loss Control program guidelines and expectations.
Conduct comprehensive root cause analyses and monitor completion of corrective action plan. Communicates and provide timely trend analysis and defined action plans to address identified issues.

Monitor claim management activities of TPA; makes recommendations to further mitigate claim expenses; monitors reserve adequacy for assigned facility claims.

Manage work comp performance program for assigned facilities (costs allocated to facilities); timely and accurate management of performance program reports as well as Key Prevention Metrics.


Bachelor's degree with minimum 8 years experience required; Master's degree with 10+ years experience preferred.

Excellent technical and analytical skills in general safety, and loss prevention. Experience in healthcare environment preferred.

Must have ability to communicate effectively with all levels of management; ability to prioritize loss prevention service expectations to positively effective work comp expense; must possess excellent analytical skills and problem solving skills in order to conduct accident trend analysis and appropriately develop action plans to address trends.

Possess a working knowledge of insurance accounting and work comp claims

Proficient in department RIMS; basic functionality with Microsoft Office products (EXCEL and WORD).

Up to 40% travel

This opportunity provides a rewarding career, challenging and rewarding work environment as well as growth and development opportunities within UHS and its subsidiaries, including competitive compensation, excellent Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription Drug Plan, and 401k with company match.

*UHS is a registered trademark of UHS of Delaware, Inc., the management company for Universal Health Services, Inc. and a wholly-owned subsidiary of Universal Health Services, Inc. Universal Health Services, Inc. is a holding company and operates through its subsidiaries including its management company, UHS of Delaware, Inc. All healthcare and management operations are conducted by subsidiaries of Universal Health Services, Inc. To the extent any reference to "UHS or UHS facilities" on this website including any statements, articles or other publications contained herein relates to our healthcare or management operations it is referring to Universal Health Services' subsidiaries including UHS of Delaware. Further, the terms "we," "us," "our" or "the company" in such context similarly refer to the operations of Universal Health Services' subsidiaries including UHS of Delaware. Any employment referenced in this website is not with Universal Health Services, Inc. but solely with one of its subsidiaries including but not limited to UHS of Delaware, Inc.

UHS is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at UHS via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this 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.

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