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American Heart Association Health Solutions Strategist in Dallas, Texas


Are you ready to join an organization where you can make an extraordinary impact every day?

Imagine all Americans enjoying ideal cardiovascular health free of heart disease and stroke. At the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association, we get to work toward that goal every day. Is it easy? No. Is it worthwhile? Absolutely.

This is satisfying and challenging work that makes a real difference in people's lives. We are where you can achieve professional growth with personal fulfillment. We are where you can connect people to making a lifesaving impact. We are where you can partner with individuals, schools, lawmakers, healthcare providers and others to ensure everyone has access to healthier lifestyle choices and proper healthcare. The American Heart Association is where you can make an extraordinary impact.


The American Heart Association has an excellent opportunity for a Health Solutions Strategist based out of our National Center office located in Dallas, TX!

This individual will be responsible for executing science and evidence-based research and trends analysis to identify emerging opportunities and clinical innovations related to cardiovascular health aligned with the AHA’s mission. Responsible for leading experimental and innovative projects based on healthcare quality improvement or cutting-edge science to develop and deliver high impact solutions. Also, responsible for exploring and understanding relevant technologies, trends, and potential partnerships/alliances. Other responsibilities will include:

  • Identifies, examines, and transitions scientific, and clinical research opportunities that represent the greatest potential to scalable models in support of AHA’s health quality and improvement goals. Manages a large and diverse portfolio of internal and external relationships

  • Develops, implements and monitors projects, practices, and overall infrastructure to drive and facilitate concepts and innovation solutions based upon credible science and clinical practice

  • Identifyrelevant technologies and trends to offer more effective, efficient and affordable healthcare

  • Identify products and services that will transform healthcare and provider practices

  • Ensures the timely delivery of research project results through exploration, discovery, and prototyping. Establishes relationships and prototype teams with internal staff and external vendors or partners

  • Facilitates and manages working with science or healthcare quality volunteer beta communities or groups to get direct feedback on prototypes and conceptual models. Acts as a resource for information about innovative strategies for products and programs

  • Summarizes results and transitions approved prototypes and successful pilot projects to the product development team

Want to get your resume up to the top? Here are some qualifications we're looking for!


  • Master's Degree in Public Health, or Clinician with post graduate work (MD or RN) in cardiovascular or emergency medicine

  • Eight (8) years of experience as a healthcare provider (pre-hospital, nursing, mid-level provider, or physician) with an ability to demonstrate previous impact on quality improvement and/or quality of care initiatives

  • Eight (8) years of demonstrated work / experience (publications, reports / white papers, presentations, speaking experience) in researching, creating, and or implementing quality improvement strategies

  • Demonstrates an ability to drive change through influence and collaboration with others through creative thinking and problem-solving abilities

  • Demonstrated ability to communicate abstract ideas clearly and independently, including presenting to internal stakeholders, end users, and senior executives

  • Demonstrated ability to synthesize broad fields of study and information into a cohesive, concise and persuasive view on future states as part of an iterative development process

  • Courageous doer, self-motivated and resilient with desire to change the world, where the solutions that we design and develop have dramatic impact on survival and quality of life

  • Demonstrates a genuine passion for the value and contributions made through innovation

  • Knowledge of payer, insurance, hospital administration

  • Ability to travel up to 30% local and overnight stay

At American Heart Association | American Stroke Association, diversity, inclusion, and equal opportunity applies to both our workforce and the communities we serve as it relates to heart health and stroke prevention.

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EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Persons with Disabilities

Location US-TX-Dallas

Posted Date 2 months ago (1/6/2020 3:45 PM)

Requisition ID 2018-2672

Job Family Group Health Strategies & Programs

Job Category Health Services

Location: Dallas, TX