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Director Patient Safety - Gotham Health - New York New York - Full Time

Company name
Physician Affiliate Group of New York, P.C

Brooklyn, NY, United States

Employment Type

Executive, Manager, Healthcare

Posted on
May 27, 2020

Valid Through
Sep 09, 2020


Physician Affiliate Group of New York (PAGNY) is one of the largest multi-disciplinary groups in the country whose main purpose is to nurture and embolden the healthcare providers who take care of the most fragile and vulnerable patients in New York City. PAGNY people do more than diagnose and treat; we uplift the spirits and dignity of patients because we love what we do, and it shows. PAGNY is committed to recruiting and retaining productive and enthusiastic physicians and promotes our health professionals\u2019 wellness.
PAGNY is comprised of over 4,000 physicians and healthcare professionals who provide services to NYC Health Hospitals (H H), the largest public health system in the United States.  Our practitioners are highly skilled professionals with outstanding credentials who deliver the highest level of quality healthcare to patients throughout New York City.  
Our dedicated team at NYC Health Hospitals/Gotham Health provides coordinated care using the best clinical practices and tools to manage patient health. We provide the full spectrum of care for children and adults. Because we are part of the largest public health care system in the country, we can provide easy referrals to a vast network of hospitals, home care services, nursing homes and specialty care providers across the city. How we feel and the quality of our lives depend greatly on the way we live day to day and the choices we make. At Gotham Health, we help you to improve your health and well-being and prevent, treat and manage ongoing conditions such as diabetes, heart disease, cerebral palsy and asthma.
PAGNY seeks a Director of Patient Safety for Gotham Health clinics located throughout New York City.  This is a full time position. 
The Director of Patient Safety will be responsible for Patient Safety Management for all Gotham Health Centers.  The Director will ensure that NYC H H Gotham Health will be in compliance with all patient safety issues and reporting regulations.  This is a new function that was previously supported by the hospitals.
The Patient Safety Management position is cruicial to ensuring accountability for delivering high-quality care and meeting safety and patient experience guiding principles.  The Director will lead Patient Safety management activities and assist with quality assurance and systems development to meet ongoing requirements from regulatory agencies, including Health Resources and Services Administration, the New York State Department of Health, and other similar agencies, as well as compliance with Gotham Health's Patient Safety Program and Performance Improvement Plan.  These tasks will include developing, implementing, and maintaining a Patient Safety Management Plan for all health services; crucial and timely dissemination of incident and occurence details and results of root cause analyses; and supervising staff who have a direct role in quality assurance and risk management activities.

Medical Doctorate
Possess or be eligible for a New York State License
Board certification in a Medical Specialty
3-5 years' experience in a Patient Safety role
Member of the American Society of Professionals in Patient Safety (ASPPS)
Certified Professional of Patient Safety (CPPS)

Benefits include:

Competitive compensation package
10% 401K company contribution after one year of service
Choice of a three-tiered nearly FREE medical plan
Excellent dental insurance including orthodontics coverage
Generous paid time off program
Medical Malpractice policy coverage

For more information regarding this opportunity, please email your CV to Loretta Modesto, Physician Recruiter for PAGNY, at
Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V

Company info

Physician Affiliate Group of New York, P.C

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