Company Overview

Greater New York Hospital Association (GNYHA) is a trade association representing over 220 hospitals and health systems in the metropolitan New York area and throughout the State, as well as New Jersey, Connecticut, and Rhode Island.

GNYHA is a dynamic, constantly evolving center for health care advocacy and expertise, but our core mission—helping hospitals deliver the finest patient care in the most cost-effective way—never changes. GNYHA’s advocacy takes many forms, from representing our members’ interest at the Federal and State governments to working alongside them to improve quality and patient safety.

Job Summary

Reporting to the Vice President for Legal, Regulatory, and Professional Affairs, the Assistant Director, Regulatory Affairs, will support GNYHA member institutions on a diverse range of operational and regulatory subject areas affecting hospitals. Examples of such areas include government regulations and policies concerning hospital administration, infection control, staffing, patient rights, health information technology, and building codes related to climate change. The Assistant Director will be responsible for covering those and other designated subject areas in local, State, and Federal proposed and final regulations and sub-regulatory guidance, such as those issued by the NYS Department of Health and Federal Department of Health and Human Services.


With education and guidance by more senior policy professionals at GNYHA, the Assistant Director will perform the following duties:

  • Monitor local, State, and Federal regulatory and policy developments in designated subject areas
  • Review and analyze proposed and final regulations and policies, preparing written and oral communications for our hospital and health system members
  • Help to develop and execute advocacy agendas and actions
  • Work cross-functionally with colleagues on a broad and diverse set of issues
  • Provide project management support, including obtaining and organizing information from members and other sources, managing the logistics of convening members and subject matter experts, and maintaining meeting notes and follow-up items

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field, such as public health, public policy, health care administration, or health care management
  • 3+ years’ experience working in a health care policy or regulatory role in a government agency, a legislative body, or at a health care provider institution
  • Strong understanding of the health care regulatory framework
  • Demonstrated ability to analyze regulations and government guidance
  • Superior writing and oral communication skills
  • Ability to creatively solve problems and build relationships with GNYHA members, government agency officials, and outside organizations
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team in a busy, member service organization
  • Proficiency with OneDrive, Word, PowerPoint, and Excel

Preferred Qualification:

  • Master’s degree in a relevant field, such as public health, public policy, health care administration, or health care management

To be considered, applicants must submit a cover letter with their application. Applicants will be asked to complete a writing assessment during the interview process.

Salary Range: $90,000 – $100,000

The salary range listed is a good faith determination of potential base compensation that may be offered to a successful applicant for this position at the time of this job advertisement. When determining exact compensation, several factors may be considered as applicable (e.g., years of relevant experience, education, skills, budget, and internal equity).

Benefits and Perks: Comprehensive benefits package and perks including, but not limited to:

  • Defined contribution 401(k) plan with non-elective employer contribution
  • Paid parental leave
  • Health/vision insurance, including options with employer-subsidized health savings account
  • Generous paid time off that increases over time and holidays including one annual floating holiday
  • Dental insurance
  • Company-paid life insurance
  • Health advocacy and employee assistance program
  • Fully sponsored membership in healthcare professional society
  • Tuition reimbursement program
  • Employee discount programs
  • Commuter benefits program
  • Casual dress code

Work Schedule: A hybrid model with the expectation to work physically in our office Tuesdays and Wednesdays as mandatory in-office days with a third in-office day at your discretion, in coordination with your supervisor and in accordance with the business needs of your department. This schedule may be subject to change in GNYHA’s sole discretion. This is a full-time position.