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Planned Parenthood of Greater New York is seeking an Associate Medical Director to join our Clinical Administration team.
This is a full-time position based in Manhattan and involves travel within New York City and Nassau County about 50% of the time. The Associate Medical Director provides oversight of clinical services, training, quality of care, and regulatory compliance, collaborates with advanced practice clinicians, and provides direct supervision to the session physicians our health centers in Region 1.
This is an exciting and important time at Planned Parenthood of Greater New York (PPGNY). We are building on our strength with dynamic new leadership, talented staff members, engaged donors and activists, and amazing community partners. We are determined to thrive and grow in these times of transition and resistance.
Planned Parenthood of Greater New York stands strong as a trusted provider of sexual and reproductive health (SRH) care, an accurate source of sexual health information, and a steadfast partner in the ongoing fight to achieve sexual and reproductive justice, especially health and racial equity. Working at PPGNY is more than a job. It is an opportunity to help ensure that all New Yorkers have access to affordable, high-quality sexual and reproductive health care and evidence-based education programming so they can lead healthy lives and fulfill their dreams. We approach our work through a reproductive justice lens, seeking to break down the barriers that prevent individuals from accessing the health care and information they need and deserve.
What the Associate Medical Director does:
Direct Patient Care
Provides direct clinical services as needed including surgical abortion to 24+0 weeks’ gestation, medication abortion, ultrasonography, colposcopy/LEEP/cryotherapy, trans/non-binary care, contraceptive counseling, sexually transmitted disease screening and treatment, prenatal care and office gynecology.
Serves as Program Director for clinical services including PPGNY’s Basic Breast, Colposcopy/LEEP, Prenatal, Sedation and Ultrasound Services.
Responsibilities involved in the oversight of a program area include: Assuring compliance with current PPFA Medical Standards and updating PPGNY Medical Standards and Guidelines to reflect evidence based medicine; designing, implementing and evaluating clinical protocols; training, credentialing, and evaluating staff and leading educational activities; implementing updates to current clinical services and supporting rollout of new clinical services; assessing quality indicators and participating in accreditation reviews and regulatory audits
Supervision and Consultation
Provides clinical guidance and consultation for Region 1 PPGNY clinical staff.
Collaborates with advanced practice clinicians per regulatory guidelines.
Supervises the Director of Surgical Abortion Services and Region 1 session physicians.
Provides clinical oversight for the Region 1 surgical abortion service. Acts as physician back-up for nurses and advanced practice clinicians taking after-hours call.
Works with the Associate Chief Medical Officer to develop and oversee systems to ensure superior patient experience and clinical quality improvement.
Drives implementation of practice changes based on audit findings and quality indicators.
Collaborates with Risk and Quality Management team to foster continuous practice improvement.
Participates in the training and education of clinical staff as needed, including residents and fellows, physicians, nurses and advanced practice clinicians.
Serves as the physician liaison to external training programs and academic institutions in Region 1.
Current New York State license in Obstetrics and Gynecology
3+ year’s work experience as an attending obstetrician gynecologist with experience in reproductive health care
Proficient in performing surgical abortion to 24+0 weeks’ gestation.
Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite or similar software.
Current ACLS/BLS certification
You have a demonstrated understanding of the role that racial inequity plays in our society and its impact on healthcare systems and institutions, and consistently integrate your deep understanding of key racial equity concepts into work projects and interactions by addressing structural implications and disproportionate impacts of policies, activities, and decisions on race, class and other group identities within the context of job responsibilities and projects.
Must have excellent customer service skills and be committed to providing the highest level of customer satisfaction.
Ability to relate to diverse communities. Must be sensitive to cultural and ethnic differences among staff and patients.
Maintenance of professional growth and development through continuing education, including participation in conferences, workshops, and professional affiliations.
Demonstrated clinical proficiency, organizational, analytical, leadership and interpersonal communication skills required.
Willingness to function as a role model and educator.
Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively with members of the health care team.
Must be able to work in a busy clinical environment. Demonstrated ability to manage health-related emergency conditions including independent decision-making.
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.
Additional Salary Information: 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
Internal Number: 429
About Planned Parenthood of Greater New York
This is an exciting and important time at Planned Parenthood of Greater New York . We are building on our strength with dynamic new leadership, talented staff members, engaged donors and activists, and amazing community partners. We are determined to thrive and grow in these times of transition and resistance. Planned Parenthood of Greater New York (PPGNY) stands strong as a trusted provider of sexual and reproductive health (SRH) care, an accurate source of sexual health information, and a steadfast partner in the ongoing fight to achieve sexual and reproductive justice, especially health and racial equity. Working at PPGNY is more than a job. It is an opportunity to help ensure that all New Yorkers have access to affordable, high-quality sexual and reproductive health care and evidence-based education programming so they can lead healthy lives and fulfill their dreams. We approach our work through a reproductive justice lens, seeking to break down the barriers that prevent individuals from accessing the health care and information they need and deserve.Our VisionBuilding a world where all communities have full access to innovative, high-quality, affordable, evidence-based sexu...al and reproductive health services, which will always include abortion, whenever, wherever, and however they are needed.Our MissionPPGNY is a leading provider of sexual and reproductive health services and information, a fierce advocate, and a committed partner to advance equity and improve health outcomes for all.Statement of Commitment to Equitable Care Planned Parenthood of Greater New York actively works toward being a multicultural, inclusive, and anti-racist organization where staff, patients, and community of all identities can thrive. Our ServicesPlanned Parenthood of Greater New York provides care to everyone, regardless of age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, immigration status, or ability to pay.