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American Heart Association Senior Quality Programs Manager in Dallas, Texas

Overview

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.

Responsibilities

The American Heart Association has an excellent opportunity for a Sr. Quality Program Manager in our Quality Health & 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

This individual will beResponsible for overseeing the development and implementation of critical quality programs in the assigned market for improving care and treatment of patients with Cardiovascular Disease or peripheral diseases impacting heart health. Responsible for building and coaching a team of Quality Programs Managers to optimize market penetration. Responsible for developing key partner and customer relationships in a variety of healthcare sectors, such as: hospitals, clinics, quality improvement organizations, state health departments, payer groups and organizations, and state hospital association quality staff.

  • Facilitate task force/stakeholder meetings in coordination with health care volunteers and staff partners. In coordination with staff partners and volunteers, establish sustainability plan for all components of grant

  • Provide consultation, direction and support on hospital and clinic barriers to support better heart failure care and outcomes. Facilitate task force/stakeholder meetings in coordination with health care volunteers and staff partners

  • Coordinate efforts among hospital and 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 GWTG-HF as needed

  • Meet regularly with Director of Business Alliances to report progress, barrier solutions to project deliverables. Act as the liaison between hospitals and clinics to facilitate ongoing communication and implementation of system of care processes. Coordinate and conduct statewide conferences in collaboration with staff partners and volunteers

  • Oversee activities of two other project markets with supervisory responsibilities including hiring, retaining and motivating team. Travel to project hospital and clinic sites to conduct invited site visits and provide educational assistance. Travel to other two markets as needed to guide progress

  • Communicate regularly with leadership 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 resources needed by hospitals and clinics to sustain knowledge (via online education, articles, etc.). In coordination with staff partners and volunteers, 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 defined market. 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:

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Healthcare, Science, Public Health, Nursing, or related area

  • Five (5) years of experience in healthcare or in a public health-related organization: clinical, quality improvement, program development and systems improvement. This experience may also count towards satisfying this position's educational requirement.

  • Three (3) years of project management experience; experienced in influencing performance without direct line accountability

  • Comprehensive knowledge or clinical expertise in related Cardiovascular Disease, peripheral diseases that impact heart health (Diabetes), or related area of patient care

  • Basic knowledge and skill with Microsoft Office 2007 or higher used for word processing, email, presentations, and spreadsheets

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

  • Ability to function independently with minimal supervision

  • Proven background and willingness to work in an atmosphere requiring flexibility and change

  • Ability to travel up to 40% both locally and nationally with overnight stay

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.

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Location US-TX-Dallas

Posted Date 1 month ago (1/16/2020 12:59 PM)

Requisition ID 2020-5609

Job Family Group Health Strategies & Programs

Job Category Health Services

Location: Dallas, TX

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