One of the nation's largest and most respected hospital companies, Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS)* has built an impressive record of achievement and performance. Steadily growing from a startup to an esteemed Fortune 500 corporation, UHS today has annual revenue nearing $10 billion. In 2017, UHS was recognized as one of the World's Most Admired Companies by Fortune; 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 81,000 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.
Mission Statement: To provide superior quality healthcare services that: PATIENTS recommend to family and friends, PHYSICIANS prefer for their patients, PURCHASERS select for their clients, EMPLOYEES are proud of, and INVESTORS seek for long-term returns.
Aiken Regional Medical Centers
Aiken Regional Medical Centers, located in Aiken, South Carolina, is a 259-bed acute care facility providing quality healthcare to the residents of Aiken and surrounding communities. Aiken Regional Medical Centers has been ranked a top hospital in South Carolina by the Carolina Center for Medical Excellence for its treatment of heart attack, heart failure and pneumonia. Services provided at the hospital include emergency medical care, orthopedic surgeries, maternity, and behavioral health services.
Clinical Manager, Cardiovascular Services
Works under the department director to provide leadership and direction to the clinical staff in the Cardiac Cath Lab, Electrophysiology, and Interventional Radiology departments. Assists department director in the operations of department, which includes but is not limited to, performing cardiac catheterization, radiological, paramedical, hemodynamic and therapeutic duties, scheduling and supervision of staff, preparation of capital and operational budgets, evaluating products, ordering supplies, designating job assignments, evaluating staff, resolving complaint issues, equipment maintenance and patient billing.
Demonstrates effective communication skills through collaboration with all healthcare team members, patients, significant others, payors, vendors and the community to ensure optimal outcomes of customer relations.
Collaborates with other nurse leaders to assess and assure professional nursing practice and standards.
Monitors and evaluates activities in the department to ensure quality patient care and compliance with applicable standards and guidelines (e.g. American College of Cardiology and TJC).
Facilitate quarterly Cardiovascular Division meetings to discuss best practice, outcomes, and regulatory compliance
Identifies problems with quality or safety of patient care and initiates actions for resolutions, under the direction of the unit Director as evidenced by lack of verified deviations.
Assess and assures professional nursing and technical staff practice and standards of the South Carolina Nurse Practice Act, LLR and ARRT as evidenced by a lack of verified deviations.
Demonstrates a working knowledge of cardiovascular lab procedures. Assists in procedures as needed. Supervises appropriate adjustments to patient care based on patient's age.Assists Chest Pain Coordinator in ensuring all standards are met to maintain certification.
Reports all relevant information regarding patient care, departmental operation and organizational operation to director.
Coordinates orientation training of new associates. Ensures all associates complete competency evaluations and license and/or certification verifications annually.