1+ months

Community Liaison - Northern Virginia - (125224)

Universal Health Services
Petersburg, VA 23803
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Poplar Springs Hospital, a subsidiary of Universal Health Services, is a208 bed acute care and residential facility located in Petersburg, Virginia, 20 minutes south of Richmond and 50 minutes north of North Carolina. Situated on 25 acres, our serene, tree-lined setting offers our patients a sense of calmness and peace. For more than 30 years Poplar Springs Hospital has been guided by its mission of helping those who are in need of a full continuum of mental health services. Our facility offers behavioral and psychological treatment for adults and adolescents through our acute psychiatric hospital, adolescent residential facility, outpatient and partial hospitalization programs, and our unit exclusively serving military clients and their dependents.

Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) is one of the nations 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 85,000 employees.


Establishing and maintaining positive relationships with customers and referral sources, responding to customer requests and concerns. Grow lines of service by developing and retaining referrals from referral sources, including but not limited to: hospital discharge planners, social workers, case managers, therapists, and psychiatrists.


  • Establishes and maintains positive working relationships with current and potential referral sources.
  • Builds and monitors client perceptions of the hospital as a high quality provider of services.
  • Ability to market diligently and deal tactfully with customers and the community
  • Build referral relationships within an assigned geographic territory, emphasizing face-to-face contact
  • Recognize and resolve barriers to admission and assist with coordination of the referral-to-admission process
  • Represent the hospital at trade shows, networking events, conferences, and other professional activities
  • Identify potential new referral sources
  • Provide in-services and professional presentations for referral sources regarding our programs and services
  • Travel frequently within the community, scheduling meetings, and developing contacts/referral sources.
  • Document referral sources within UHS tracking tool
  • Assist in the development of the quarterly marketing plan, track progress and analyze results

Job Requirements

Position Requirements:

  • Bachelors degree in counseling/social work/psychology/business administration/healthcare administration/marketing/nursing or other business development related field required
  • Previous experience in social services/mental health and/or marketing/sales preferred
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Valid Virginia Drivers license, safe driving record, and reliable transportation
  • Ability to work with a sense of autonomy, highly organized, assertive, flexible and team oriented


  • 75 percent
  • This role requires frequent travel within an assigned geographic territory

Competitive compensation and benefits:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Medical, Dental and Vision plans
  • Paid Time off
  • Company-matching 401(k)
  • Flexible spending and health savings accounts
  • Growth and development opportunities


Posted: 2020-02-20 Expires: 2020-04-01

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Community Liaison - Northern Virginia - (125224)

Universal Health Services
Petersburg, VA 23803

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