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UHS - Universal Health Services, Inc.

(Public)  
Healthcare - Health Services
25,000+ employees  |  
Overview

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.

Benefits
  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Life Insurance
  • Automatic Death and Dismemberment
  • Personal Accident Insurance (PAI)
  • Dependent Life Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability (LTD)
  • UHS Retirement Savings Plan
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs)
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Career Opportunities
    Universal Health Services, Inc. Announces Dividend


    KING OF PRUSSIA, PA - Universal Health Services, Inc. (NYSE: UHS) announced today that its Board of Directors voted to pay a cash dividend of $0.08 per share on June 15, 2006 to shareholders of record as of June 1, 2006.

    Universal Health Services, Inc. is one of the nation's largest hospital companies, operating acute care and behavioral health hospitals, ambulatory and radiation centers nationwide.

    Certain statements in this release may constitute forward-looking statements and are subject to various risks and uncertainties as discussed in the Company's filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The Company is not obligated to update these forward-looking statements even if the Company's assessment of these risks and uncertainties changes.
    Mission

    To provide superior healthcare services that: Patients recommend to families and friends, physicians prefer for their patients, purchasers select for their clients, employees are proud of, and investors seek for long-term results. We will realize this vision through our commitment to the following principles:

    Service Excellence

    We will provide timely, professional, effective and efficient service to all of our customer groups.

    Continuous Improvement in Measurable Ways

    We will identify the key needs of our customers, assess how well we meet those needs, continuously improve our services, and measure our progress.

    Employee Development

    We understand that the professionalism and drive of our people are the most important factors in the quality of the service UHS provides. We will hire talented people, increase their skills through training and experience, and provide opportunities for personal and professional growth within the company.

    Ethical and Fair Treatment of All

    We are committed to forming relationships of fairness and trust with our patients, our physicians, purchasers of our services, and our employees. We will conduct our business according to the highest ethical standards.

    Teamwork

    We will work together to provide ever-improving customer service. This team approach to our work will supercede traditional departmental organization and create a true customer focus. People at all levels of the organization will participate in decision-making and process improvement.

    Compassion

    We will never lose sight of the fact that we provide care and comfort to people in need. The patients and families that rely upon us are fellow human beings, and they will receive respectful and dignified treatment from all of our people at all times.

    Innovation in Service Delivery

    We will invest in the development of new and better ways of delivering our services.

    Contact
    Universal Corporate Center
    P.O. Box 61558
    367 South Gulph Road
    King of Prussia, PA 19406
    Phone:(610) 768-3300
    Diversity
    It is the policy of Universal Health Services to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees, prospective and current, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, marital status, disability, or veteran status. This equal employment opportunity policy applies to all employment practices, benefits, training, performance evaluation, company programs and practices, and all other terms, conditions and privileges of employment. UHS will do its best to make reasonable accommodations for known disabilities.