Greater New York Hospital Association (GNYHA) is a trade association representing nearly 160 hospitals and health systems in the metropolitan New York area and throughout the State, as well as New Jersey, Connecticut, and Rhode Island.

Reporting to the leadership of GNYHA’s Center for Community Health Equity, the Assistant Director for Health Equity Policy Analysis will be responsible for supporting the analysis of current and proposed health equity-related policy directives and the implementation of GNYHA and member hospital health equity, diversity, and inclusion programs in accordance with best practice and State and Federal requirements.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Review and analyze current and proposed federal and state requirements on hospital patients’ rights and health equity issues, with a focus on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer (LGBTQ) best practices, disability access, limited English proficiency, racial and ethnic data collection, and immigrant patient populations.
  • Communicate impact of health equity-related proposals, orally and in writing to GNYHA staff and member hospitals, to support GNYHA advocacy.
  • Conceptualize and execute educational programs for GNYHA members, including identifying topics of interest and experts to deliver content and/or personally presenting content.
  • Provide technical assistance to member hospitals on approaches to achieving health equity in serving all patient populations in accordance with best practice and governmental requirements.
  • Manage GNYHA training, cultural competence, and diversity programs that support GNYHA and member hospital health equity and diversity priorities.
  • Provide project management leadership, including organizing information and tracking, executing, and reporting on project deliverables, managing the logistics of convening members and expert speakers, creating agendas and summaries, and managing team documents.
  • Partner with internal divisions—including data analytics, quality improvement, legal and regulatory affairs, and public affairs—to design and implement initiatives and programming.
  • Coordinate and assist in leading GNYHA health equity-related meetings—internal and with member hospital staff—including agenda planning and logistics
  • Create content and articles for internal and external publication.

Skills & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree in health policy or administration preferred.
  • 5+ years’ experience working in a health care policy role in a government agency, a legislative body, at a health care provider institution, and/or in another health care organization required.
  • Strong understanding of the health care regulatory framework required, with an understanding of hospital operations preferred.
  • Superior writing and oral communication skills; ability to explain complex topics in an understandable manner; and the ability to facilitate large and small group discussions.
  • Ability to creatively solve problems and build relationships with GNYHA members, government agency officials, and outside organizations.
  • Demonstrated ability to analyze legislation and regulations.
  • Demonstrated experience working on LGBTQ, language access, disability, or other health care access issues.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team in a busy, member service organization.
  • Highly organized and strong attention to detail.
  • Strong OneDrive, Word, PowerPoint, and Excel skills

Work Schedule: A hybrid model with the expectation to be present in the office at least 3 days per week while working remotely the remaining days. This schedule is subject to change as needed.

Company Policy Regarding COVID-19 Vaccinations: GNYHA employees must be fully vaccinated as a condition of employment or be approved for a reasonable accommodation in accordance with applicable law. If hired, a copy of a COVID-19 vaccination card or an accommodation request must be provided to Human Resources.