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Planned Parenthood of Greater New York Director, Clinical Risk (Region 2) in Region 2, New York

At Planned Parenthood of Greater New York (PPGNY), our greatest strengths are the employees who empower every individual with the information, resources, and care they need to live happy, healthy lives.

We are a team of trusted health care providers, educators, and fierce advocates committed to advancing equity and improving health outcomes in communities that face systemic barriers to quality, innovative sexual and reproductive health services -- including birth control, pregnancy testing, emergency contraception, cancer screenings, STI testing and treatment, HIV testing and prevention, transgender hormone therapy, wellness exams, crisis counseling, and financial counseling. PPGNY also proudly provides compassionate, nonjudgmental abortion services.

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As a member of PPGNY’s Compliance team, the Director, Clinical Risk is responsible for promoting the development and implementation of PPGNY’s Clinical Compliance/Clinical Risk programs. This position will collaborate with clinical, health operations, quality, research and evaluation and other staff across PPGNY to detect, prevent, measure, investigate, report and continuously manage risk-related issues from a clinical perspective with a race+ equity analysis of risks and outcomes.

This is a full-time position with primary focus on risk-related issues for:

Region 2: Amsterdam, Clifton Park, Cobleskill, Goshen, Johnstown, Kingston, Newburgh, Poughkeepsie, Queensbury/Glens Falls, Rome, Saratoga, Schenectady, and Utica

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (WEIGHTED & WITH DETAIL)

  • Proactively evaluate areas of clinical risk based on internal assessment and benchmarking, and implement strategies and policies that promote patient safety and organizational compliance that includes a race+ equity perspective. (10%)

  • Develop, and update as needed, tools and conduct regular Compliance/Risk audits (including chart and infection control audits) and observations (of provision of clinical services) to identify clinical risk and participate in recommendations for mitigation. (25%)

  • Monitor external audits, including coding and pharmacy audits. (5%)

  • Collaborate with leadership to ensure achieving/exceeding regulatory and professional standards with an understanding of best practices in achieving equitable outcomes across patient characteristics. This includes review and evaluation of policies and procedures, and recommend revisions or create new policies as needed. (20%)

  • Trend and track medical incidents, and collaborate with management teams to ensure awareness of serious incidents, adverse events, near misses/good catches and whether there is undo impact on some patients compared to others by service and demographic characteristics. (20%)

  • Stay current on applicable regulatory and accreditation requirements. (5%)

  • Collaborate with Clinical leadership to assist as needed with accreditation and regulatory reviews. (5%)

  • Monitor corrective action plans, and track and trend incidents and follow-up. (5%)

  • Travel to Region 2 PPGNY sites as needed.

  • Perform other clinical compliance and clinical risk duties as assigned.

CORE COMPETENCIES

  • Mission (all positions): A demonstrated commitment to PPGNY’s mission related to bodily autonomy, health equity, and gender and racial justice

  • Equity values and competencies (all positions): A demonstrated commitment to learning about and enhancing practices related to racial equity and its impact on healthcare systems.

REQUIRED SKILLS/ABILITIES:

  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail

  • Must have strong organizational and communication skills.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite or similar software.

QUALIFICATIONS

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required.

  • License: Minimum of RN.

  • 5+ years’ experience in clinical quality management, performance improvement, or risk quality management.

  • Knowledge and experience in the NY healthcare regulatory landscape.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree in health care or health care administration or related field is preferred.

  • Proficiency in Electronic Medical Record systems is preferred.

PPGNY's benefits package includes:

Generous PTO and holiday schedule

Medical, dental and vision coverage options for you and eligible dependents

FSA, HSA, Commuter pre-tax reimbursement funds

Short and Long Term Disability, Free Basic Life and AD&D

401(k) Retirement Plan with Safe Harbor contributions after 1 year of employment

All positions at PPGNY require:

Proof of immunization or immunity to certain communicable diseases (including influenza during the flu season) and testing for tuberculosis. These certifications are required by the NYC DOHMH Health Code, NYSDOH and OSHA.

Planned Parenthood of Greater New York (PPGNY) is a leading provider, educator, and advocate of sexual and reproductive health care in New York State. PPGNY is proud to provide a wide-range of family planning services at our 28 health centers and mobile care units. We care for everyone regardless of their immigration status, zip code or ability to pay. PPGNY’s education and outreach programs are backed by medically-accurate, evidence-based information that allows people to make informed decisions about their health and future. As a voice for reproductive freedom, PPGNY supports legislation and policies that ensure all New Yorkers have access to the full range of reproductive health care and education.

At PPGNY, we provide the absolute best care to our patients and our communities through innovative health care delivery and education programming. We care for everyone who walks through our doors regardless of insurance, ability to pay or immigration status. As a leading voice for reproductive freedom, PPGNY fiercely advocates for policies to ensure that all New Yorkers will have access to the full range of reproductive health care services and information.

PPGNY is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion. We believe we are most impactful when people with a wide range of backgrounds, experiences, and identities come together with common purpose. We encourage candidates from all backgrounds to apply.

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