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.
Communications Operator, PRN
Responsible for handling all incoming calls through the switchboard, serves as a resource for information, locates physicians and hospital associates and assists with the communication element of all codes
Answers incoming calls promptly (within 5 beeps).
Routes calls appropriately.
Serves as resource for information: Handles basic information requests (meeting logistics, visiting hours, etc.)
Maintains up-to-date information on management team, physicians and hospital on-call teams.
Utilizes computerized fire alert system to follow protocol for announcing appropriate code and notifying fire department.
Follows hospital policy in communication of all codes.
Utilizes computer application (SMS, Document Imagining, Internet) to pull face sheets and billing documents for the following: Hospitalist, Wound Care, and CRNA.
Utilizes VOLO (AIMS) system as needed for activation of Incident command and Decontamination team as requested.
Follows BOS process for sorting and distribution of BOS Mail.
Performs various other duties assigned by manager.