Overview

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 Vice President, Emergency Preparedness and Response, the Project Manager, Emergency Preparedness will support GNYHA members by preparing for, responding to, and mitigating the impacts of emergency incidents. Through its Association role, GNYHA is uniquely positioned to bring members and other key stakeholders together to address common challenges and seize opportunities in these areas.

Key emergency preparedness areas of focus include mass casualty incident response, severe weather planning, and infectious disease preparedness.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Monitor relevant guidance and emerging issues related to emergency preparedness, synthesizing information for members.
  • Support issue-specific workgroups designed to address a particular challenge or issue.
  • Contribute to planning of monthly emergency management meetings.
  • Support maintenance and ongoing development of GNYHA’s web-based situational awareness platform, Sit Stat.
  • Contribute to the research, design, and execution of educational programming designed to support members.
  • Create content and articles for internal and external publications, including technical guidance and resource documents for hospital members.
  • Represent GNYHA and member interests in planning efforts, exercises and other collaborative activities with governmental and non-governmental partners.
  • Contribute to the ongoing development of GNYHA’s internal emergency protocols.
  • Serve in an on-call capacity in support of member hospitals during emergencies and disasters.

Experience and Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Two to five years of experience in healthcare, emergency management, public health, or a related field is preferred.
  • Ability to creatively foster relationships and solve problems with members, government response partners, and other key stakeholder groups.
  • Familiarity with or interest in relational databases, providing technical assistance and training to end users, and working with IT vendors/contractors.
  • Proficiency using MS Office software programs, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneDrive, and Outlook.
  • Experience in researching new topics and best practices and translating them to different environments
  • Strong communication skills including oral presentations, promulgating broadcast notifications, and technical writing.
  • Highly organized, with strong attention to detail and the ability to manage complex projects.

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.