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Company: Universal Health Services, Inc.
Location: Shreveport
Posted on: March 16, 2023

Job Description:


Brentwood Hospital is looking for a dynamic Executive Assistant! If you have a desire to work in an engaging environment with a team of professionals dedicated to providing help and hope to individuals and families for the achievement of improving their mental health. Help, by providing a safe, nurturing environment while they are with us. Hope, by providing options for continued improvement when they leave this environment. The Executive Assistant provides high level administrative support to the CEO by conducting research, overseeing specific assigned projects, preparing statistical reports, handling information requests, and performing clerical functions such as preparing correspondence, arranging conference calls, and scheduling meetings. The Executive Assistant also provides administrative support to the CEO and CFO by performing executive assistant duties; by exercising discretionary judgment in the performance of duties and responsibilities and other activities of the position, and by maintaining professional and personal educational growth and development. Work ranges from standardized office support assignments to performance of administrative duties involving decision making and judgment. Public contact is a major component of position, both internal and external to the organization. Work requires contact with staff, managers of other facilities/units within the organization, representatives of other state agencies/universities, clients/referral sources, elected/appointed representatives and the public. Also responsible for assisting CEO and CFO in the process of negotiating managed care contracts for Brentwood Hospital. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Exercises discretionary judgment in the performance of duties and responsibilities and other activities of the position
  • Ability to work relatively independently is assumed
  • Performs a wide variety of assignments with moderate to high level of independent judgment
  • Prioritizes work accurately
  • Ability to establish and maintain working relationships with executives, staff and public, often dealing with professionals of the highest level
  • Answers telephone promptly and courteously, screening calls, taking messages, transferring calls to the appropriate persons, and providing general information, as needed
  • Coordinates communications between facilities and the CEO
  • Carries out written and verbal correspondence, as needed
  • Prepares and circulates memorandums, notices, and meeting minutes, as requested
  • Ability to establish and maintain working relationships with executives, staff, and public, often dealing with professionals of the highest levels inside and outside of the hospital
  • Performs administrative support duties
  • Knows the basic philosophy, purposes, of the company
  • Makes appointments, and maintains calendar for the CEO
  • Preparing presentations, documentation and spreadsheets
  • Arranges travel reservations, accommodations for the CEO
  • Ensures expedient phone contact with parties, as needed and appropriate
  • Prepare and reconcile expense reports
  • Carries out general office duties Join our team and discover a rewarding, fulfilling career. Brentwood Hospital is a 260-bed psychiatric and chemical dependency treatment facility located in Shreveport, Louisiana. Brentwood has served Louisiana, East Texas and South Arkansas for more than 45 years. We provide quality services to children, adolescents, adults, and seniors. We help individuals and families achieve optimal mental health, resulting in improved quality of life. A dedicated professional team provides individualized treatment, meeting the personal needs of our patients in a safe and nurturing environment. 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.

    • Education / Experience: Two year business degree or equivalent combined education and experience.
    • Hours: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM, Monday - Friday EEO StatementAll UHS subsidiaries are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates. UHS subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers and as such, openly support and fully commit to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion and compensation of individuals without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), genetic information, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. We believe that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success.NoticeAt UHS and all our subsidiaries, our Human Resources departments and recruiters are here to help prospective candidates by matching skillset and experience with the best possible career path at UHS and our subsidiaries. We take pride in creating a highly efficient and best in class candidate experience. During the recruitment process, no recruiter or employee will request financial or personal information (Social Security Number, credit card or bank information, etc.) from you via email. The recruiters will not email you from a public webmail client like Hotmail, Gmail, Yahoo Mail, etc. If you are suspicious of a job posting or job-related email mentioning UHS or its subsidiaries, let us know by contacting us at: or 1-800-852-3449.

Keywords: Universal Health Services, Inc., Shreveport , EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT, Other , Shreveport, Louisiana

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