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American Heart Association Quality Programs Manager in Dallas, Texas


Are you ready to join an organization where you can be a relentless force for a world of longer, healthier lives?

Envision 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 single day. Is it easy? No. Is it worthwhile? you bet!

This is satisfying work that makes a real difference in people's lives. You can achieve professional growth with personal fulfillment. You will connect with people and make a lifesaving impact. You will 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 has an excellent opportunity for a Quality Programs Manager in our Quality Health and IT department based out of our National Center office located in Dallas, TX! This position can be remote but must live near a major airport.

Please NOTE: This is a three (3) year grant funded position.

Responsible for the development and implementation of national quality initiatives under the direction of the Sr Program Manager within the Business Alliances quality team. Program Manager will serve as a lead for clinician engagement, internal workgroups, timeline management and other initiative deliverables to ensure success. Responsible for working with key volunteers and other internal and external stakeholders. The main initiative will have a strong emphasis in the area of stroke but could include other projects within the areas of structural heart disease, resuscitation or atrial fibrillation.

  • Along with Sr. Manager, provide clinician consultation, lead learning collaborative, lead internal workgroups, manage timelines and initiative deliverables

  • Coordinate efforts among hospitals/clinics as well as other stakeholders on project goals and objectives, including communications, training and quality improvement. Travel to project hospital and clinic sites to conduct invited site visits and provide educational assistance. Assist hospitals with enrollment in Get With The Guidelines (GWTG) as needed

  • Communicate regularly with Business Alliances Director and Sr Manager to assure tasks are completed according to grant timeline. Work with national staff partners through ongoing face-to-face meetings to ensure grant deliverables are being met according to timeline

  • Serve as point person for ongoing consulting and resources needed by hospitals/clinics as part of initiative to establish sustainability plan for all components of grant

  • Analyze results of training, education and in-hospital data to continually evaluate next steps and needs in the initiative(s). Ensure that issues related to data (within Get with The Guidelines) are addressed appropriately and in a timely manner

Want to help get your resume to the top? Take a look at the experience we require:


  • Bachelor’s Degree

  • Two (2) – five (5) years of relevant experience

  • Experience in healthcare or in a public health-related organization: clinical, quality improvement, program development and systems improvement. Experience may substitute in part for educational requirement with 1.5 years work experience for 1 year of higher education

  • Project management skills and experience; experience in influencing performance without direct line accountability

  • Strong verbal, written, and presentation communications skills

  • Ability to function independently with minimal supervision

  • Ability to work in a team environment and interact with all levels of American Heart Association staff, volunteers and the public

  • Access to reliable transportation and ability to maintain valid driver’s license and auto insurance

  • Comprehensive Microsoft Office suite skills including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook

  • Ability to travel up to 20% locally and overnight stay

Preferred Skills:

  • Knowledge of assigned health concern or disease such as stroke, heart disease

Click on “New Resume” (or “Existing Resume” if you have previously applied to AHA positions) to submit your online application. Only those deemed most qualified will be contacted to interview.

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 Protected Veterans/Persons with Disabilities

Location US-TX-Dallas

Posted Date 4 weeks ago (1/28/2020 10:51 AM)

Requisition ID 2020-5612

Job Family Group Health Strategies & Programs

Job Category Health Services

Location: Dallas, TX