One of the nation's largest and most respected hospital management companies, Universal Health Services, Inc. (NYSE: UHS) has built an impressive record of achievement and performance. Steadily growing since its inception to an esteemed Fortune 500 corporation, UHS today has annual revenues of $10 billion and 83,000 employees. In 2018, UHS was recognized for the eighth consecutive year as one of the World's Most Admired Companies by Fortune; and in 2017, 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 83,000 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.
The Corporate IS Department is seeking a dynamic and talented Associate Software Engineer.
The Associate Software Engineer assists senior development staff in the analysis of business requirements and needs of the Corporate and facility customers, and using Microsoft .NET Technologies, designs, develops, implements, supports, and maintains Web-based applications that meet those requirements. Monitors the resolution of maintenance or enhancement issues assigned by the Manager of the Custom Application Development team. Implements modifications to existing applications that will effectively accomplish desired objectives. Provides technical support to UHS entities as needed. Meets deadlines and ensures continued progress toward assignment completion. Shares experience with other members of team. Typically works on smaller projects and systems while assisting the more experienced analysts on larger projects and systems. Under guidance of senior staff, assists and interacts with the user community regarding application design and support.
Key Responsibilities include:
Designs, codes, tests and documents new systems or enhancements to existing systems.
Assists in recommending application solutions to meet business need.
Participates in meetings with users, vendors, and IS staff to develop/modify system specifications.
Supports the implementations of applications and prepares the appropriate documentation.
Performs system testing and documentation for all phases of the application development life cycle.
Performs Q/A on application functionality.
Researches and resolves implementation-related application issues.
Adheres to appropriate UHS Project Management standards.
Ensures strict adherence to work plans, reporting all serious deviations to management.
Assists with the training of users in operating procedures for application.