American Heart Association Healthcare Jobs

</a></p><p style="margin: 0px; line-height: normal;"><a href="http://www.heart.org/getwiththeguidelines" target="_blank" rel="noopener"></a></p><p style="margin: 0px; line-height: normal;"><a href="http://www.heart.org/getwiththeguidelines" target="_blank" rel="noopener">This position can be based in metro locations within Oregon, California, Arizona or Washington. </a></p><p style="margin: 0px; line-height: normal;">
</a></p><p style="margin: 0px; line-height: normal;"><a href="http://www.heart.org/getwiththeguidelines" target="_blank" rel="noopener"></a></p><p style="margin: 0px 0px 5px 53px; line-height: normal; text-indent: -0.25in;"><a href="http://www.heart.org/getwiththeguidelines" target="_blank" rel="noopener">·Maintains current and competent level of knowledge on AHA Quality & Systems Improvement suite of initiatives, specific to evidence based clinical guidelines. </a></p><p style="margin: 0px;">
</a></p><p style="margin: 0px; line-height: normal;"><a href="http://www.heart.org/getwiththeguidelines" target="_blank" rel="noopener"></a></p><p style="margin: 0px 0px 0px 53px; line-height: normal; text-indent: -0.25in;"><a href="http://www.heart.org/getwiththeguidelines" target="_blank" rel="noopener">·Identifies and develops revenue-generating opportunities to drive mission and revenue goals for the AHA. Ensures that all relationships adhere to AHA policies and guidelines, facilitates the approval process of proposals, letters of agreement and other required documents. </a></p><p style="margin: 0px; line-height: normal;">
</a></p><p style="margin: 0px; line-height: normal;"><a href="http://www.heart.org/getwiththeguidelines" target="_blank" rel="noopener"></a></p><p style="margin: 0px; line-height: normal;"><a href="http://www.heart.org/getwiththeguidelines" target="_blank" rel="noopener">As the Director, Quality and Systems Improvement, you will have a key role in identifying, securing, cultivating and managing relationships with new healthcare organizations and professionals to advance the AHA’s suite of healthcare quality improvement programs. </a></p><p style="margin: 0px; line-height: normal;">
</a></p><p style="margin: 0px; line-height: normal;"><a href="http://www.heart.org/getwiththeguidelines" target="_blank" rel="noopener"></a></p><p style="margin: 0px; line-height: normal;"><a href="http://www.heart.org/getwiththeguidelines" target="_blank" rel="noopener"><strong>Specific functions include: </strong></a></p><p style="margin: 0px; line-height: normal;">
</a></p><p style="margin: 0px; line-height: normal;"><a href="http://www.heart.org/getwiththeguidelines" target="_blank" rel="noopener"></a></p><p style="margin: 0px 0px 0px 53px; line-height: normal; text-indent: -0.25in;"><a href="http://www.heart.org/getwiththeguidelines" target="_blank" rel="noopener">·Consults with appropriate healthcare teams with respect to the compliance issues and strategies within the scope of the position. </a></p><p style="margin: 0px; line-height: normal;">
</a></p><p style="margin: 0px; line-height: normal;"><a href="http://www.heart.org/getwiththeguidelines" target="_blank" rel="noopener"></a></p><p style="margin: 0px 0px 0px 53px; line-height: normal; text-indent: -0.25in;"><a href="http://www.heart.org/getwiththeguidelines" target="_blank" rel="noopener">·Develops, manages, and cultivates effective and collaborative relationships with hospital leaders and staff. </a></p><p style="margin: 0px; line-height: normal;">
</a></p><p style="margin: 0px; line-height: normal;"><a href="http://www.heart.org/getwiththeguidelines" target="_blank" rel="noopener"></a></p><p style="margin: 0px 0px 0px 53px; line-height: normal; text-indent: -0.25in;"><a href="http://www.heart.org/getwiththeguidelines" target="_blank" rel="noopener">·Serves as Account Manager with stakeholders impacting program goals such as Departments of Health or Quality Improvement Organizations. </a></p><p style="margin: 0px; line-height: normal;">
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</a></p><p style="margin: 0px; line-height: normal;"><a href="http://www.heart.org/getwiththeguidelines" target="_blank" rel="noopener"></a></p><p style="margin: 0px 0px 0px 53px; line-height: normal; text-indent: -0.25in;"><a href="http://www.heart.org/getwiththeguidelines" target="_blank" rel="noopener">·Collaborates with regional staff and volunteers to identify and maximize opportunities and provide seamless customer relationship management. </a></p><p style="margin: 0px; line-height: normal;">
</a></p><p style="margin: 0px 0px 0px 53px; line-height: normal; text-indent: -0.25in;"><a href="http://www.heart.org/getwiththeguidelines" target="_blank" rel="noopener"></a></p><p style="margin: 0px 0px 0px 53px; line-height: normal; text-indent: -0.25in;"><a href="http://www.heart.org/getwiththeguidelines" target="_blank" rel="noopener">·Serves as a resource by demonstrating a comprehensive understanding of the benefits of the program and the ability to surmount barriers by applying a consultative, value-added approach. </a></p><p style="margin: 0px 0px 0px 29px; line-height: normal;">
</a></p><p style="margin: 0px 0px 0px 53px; line-height: normal;"><a href="http://www.heart.org/getwiththeguidelines" target="_blank" rel="noopener"></a></p><p style="margin: 0px 0px 0px 53px; line-height: normal; text-indent: -0.25in;"><a href="http://www.heart.org/getwiththeguidelines" target="_blank" rel="noopener">·Strategically designs, leads and drives a thorough sales process with each opportunity. </a></p><p style="margin: 0px; line-height: normal;">
</a></p><p style="margin: 0px; line-height: normal;"><a href="http://www.heart.org/getwiththeguidelines" target="_blank" rel="noopener"></a></p><p style="margin: 0px 0px 0px 53px; line-height: normal; text-indent: -0.25in;"><a href="http://www.heart.org/getwiththeguidelines" target="_blank" rel="noopener">·Coordinates and conducts GWTG and ambulatory account management activities for assigned hospitals in market including implementation and quality improvement consulting. </a></p><p style="margin: 0px; line-height: normal;">
</a></p><p style="margin: 0px; line-height: normal;"><a href="http://www.heart.org/getwiththeguidelines" target="_blank" rel="noopener"></a></p><p style="margin: 0px 0px 0px 53px; line-height: normal; text-indent: -0.25in;"><a href="http://www.heart.org/getwiththeguidelines" target="_blank" rel="noopener">·Identifies and brings to bear opportunities and methods for improving clinical performance through process improvements, workflow redesign, and care management. </a></p><p style="margin: 0px 0px 0px 53px; line-height: normal; text-indent: -0.25in;">
</a></p><p style="margin: 0px; line-height: normal;"><a href="http://www.heart.org/getwiththeguidelines" target="_blank" rel="noopener"></a></p><p style="margin: 0px 0px 0px 53px; line-height: normal; text-indent: -0.25in;"><a href="http://www.heart.org/getwiththeguidelines" target="_blank" rel="noopener">·Maintains customer relationship management data on an ongoing, consistent basis including use of Microsoft Dynamics. </a></p><p style="margin: 0px; line-height: normal;">
</a></p><p style="margin: 0px; line-height: normal;"><a href="http://www.heart.org/getwiththeguidelines" target="_blank" rel="noopener"></a></p><p style="margin: 0px 0px 0px 53px; line-height: normal; text-indent: -0.25in;"><a href="http://www.heart.org/getwiththeguidelines" target="_blank" rel="noopener">·Functions as an educator and advisor using a consultative approach to ensure progress within the quality improvement continuum. </a></p><p style="margin: 0px; line-height: normal;">
</a></p><p style="margin: 0px; line-height: normal;"><a href="http://www.heart.org/getwiththeguidelines" target="_blank" rel="noopener"></a></p><p style="margin: 0px; line-height: normal;"><a href="http://www.heart.org/getwiththeguidelines" target="_blank" rel="noopener"><strong>Are you a clinical medical sales professional who is ready to apply your sales and account management experience to advance our lifesaving mission? </strong></a></p><p style="margin: 0px; line-height: normal;">
</a></p><p style="margin: 0px 0px 0px 29px; line-height: normal;"><a href="http://www.heart.org/getwiththeguidelines" target="_blank" rel="noopener"></a></p><p style="margin: 0px 0px 0px 53px; line-height: normal; text-indent: -0.25in;"><a href="http://www.heart.org/getwiththeguidelines" target="_blank" rel="noopener">·Identifies, secures, cultivates and manages key market stakeholder relationships such as local business coalitions, hospital systems or health plans. </a></p><p style="margin: 0px; line-height: normal;">
</strong></a></p><p style="margin: 0px; line-height: normal;"><a href="http://www.heart.org/getwiththeguidelines" target="_blank" rel="noopener"></a></p><p style="margin: 0px; line-height: normal;"><a href="http://www.heart.org/getwiththeguidelines" target="_blank" rel="noopener">Consider this opportunity to generate new business, increase the pipeline to advance quality improvement programs and expertly manage accounts to make longer, healthier lives possible! </a></p><p style="margin: 0px; line-height: normal;">
time. Learn more at <a href="http://www.heart.org/getwiththeguidelines" target="_blank" rel="noopener">www.heart.org/getwiththeguidelines </a></p><p style="margin: 0px; line-height: normal;">
</strong></a></p><p style="margin: 0px; line-height: normal;"><a href="http://www.heart.org/getwiththeguidelines" target="_blank" rel="noopener"><strong></strong></a></p><p style="margin: 0px 0px 0px 53px; line-height: normal; text-indent: -0.25in;"><a href="http://www.heart.org/getwiththeguidelines" target="_blank" rel="noopener">·Researches and secures new business, developing a robust pipeline independently and with volunteer and staff leads. </a></p><p style="margin: 0px 0px 0px 53px; line-height: normal;">
</a></p><p style="margin: 0px;"><a href="http://www.heart.org/getwiththeguidelines" target="_blank" rel="noopener"></a></p><p style="margin: 0px;"><a href="http://www.heart.org/getwiththeguidelines" target="_blank" rel="noopener"></a></p><a href="http://www.heart.org/getwiththeguidelines" target="_blank" rel="noopener"><strong>Qualifications </strong><p style="margin: 0px; line-height: normal;">Highly agile business development professional with a demonstrated track record that includes: </p><p style="margin: 0px; line-height: normal;"></p><p style="margin: 0px 0px 0px 53px; line-height: normal; text-indent: -0.25in;">·Three years of consultative sales experience that includes experience in the healthcare industry involving interaction with physicians, healthcare executives, community leaders, and other key partners. </p><p style="margin: 0px 0px 0px 53px; line-height: normal;"></p><p style="margin: 0px 0px 0px 53px; line-height: normal; text-indent: -0.25in;">·Project management experience including planning and monitoring progress of review cycles to meet contract deliverables, making accurate and complex decisions in a fast-paced environment timely and following-through with pended issues. </p><p style="margin: 0px 0px 0px 53px; line-height: normal;"></p><p style="margin: 0px 0px 0px 53px; line-height: normal; text-indent: -0.25in;">·Demonstrated success in meeting quantitative goals through a consultative sales and marketing approach. Applies a range of innovation and creativity of problem-solving techniques to think through and solve issues creatively to improve performance and company effectiveness. Analyzes market potential and accurately monitors, records and reports on program metrics and outcomes. </p><p style="margin: 0px 0px 0px 53px; line-height: normal;"></p><p style="margin: 0px 0px 0px 53px; line-height: normal; text-indent: -0.25in;">·Demonstrated experience in customer relationship management including ability to anticipate needs and provide relevant, accurate information; answer questions regarding individual cases and provide the necessary feedback and information to customers. </p><p style="margin: 0px; line-height: normal;"></p><p style="margin: 0px 0px 0px 53px; line-height: normal; text-indent: -0.25in;">·Proven ability to independently plan, prioritize and organize work to meet position outcomes in a timely, effective manner with flexibility and adaptability. This includes the initiative to identify issues, research them and pursue solutions and the discretion to bring forward issues and recommended solutions to the supervisor’s attention. </p><p style="margin: 0px; line-height: normal;"></p><p style="margin: 0px 0px 0px 53px; line-height: normal; text-indent: -0.25in;">·Highly effective interpersonal skills in building collaborative, professional working relationships with internal and external partners. </p><p style="margin: 0px; line-height: normal;"></p><p style="margin: 0px 0px 0px 53px; line-height: normal; text-indent: -0.25in;">·Must handle confidential and private information appropriately, according to the AHA confidentiality standards. </p><p style="margin: 0px; line-height: normal;"></p><p style="margin: 0px 0px 0px 53px; line-height: normal; text-indent: -0.25in;">·Demonstrated ability to manage the assigned market including up to 80% travel, including overnight travel. </p><p style="margin: 0px; line-height: normal;"></p><p style="margin: 0px 0px 5px 53px; line-height: normal; text-indent: -0.25in;">·Bachelor’s degree in healthcare administration, business administration or related field. </p><p style="margin: 0px 0px 11px;"></p><strong></strong></a>
</a></p><p style="margin: 0px; line-height: normal;"><a href="http://www.heart.org/getwiththeguidelines" target="_blank" rel="noopener"></a></p><p style="margin: 0px 0px 0px 53px; line-height: normal; text-indent: -0.25in;"><a href="http://www.heart.org/getwiththeguidelines" target="_blank" rel="noopener">·Identifies, recommends and leads opportunities to further the success of all Quality & System Improvement programs. Stays on the leading edge of external and internal trends and factors that influence the potential of creative corporate sponsorships and demonstrates the business literacy to package those into actionable proposals. Markets and implements programs with a focus on advancing ambulatory and in-hospital programs. </a></p><p style="margin: 0px; line-height: normal;">

Job Information

American Heart Association Regional Director, Quality and Systems Improvement in La Jolla, California

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

One of the many ways the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association promote healthier lives is by supporting healthcare professionals' quest for continuous quality improvement. With our suite of quality programs, we put up-to-date treatment guidelines, tools and resources to work in hospitals and outpatient practices across the nation!

Get With The Guidelines® is a program that helps ensure consistent application of the most recent scientific guidelines for heart disease and stroke treatment. Simply put, Get With The Guidelines seeks to ensure that the right patient is getting the right treatment at the right time. Learn more at www.heart.org/getwiththeguidelines

As the Director, Quality and Systems Improvement, you will have a key role in identifying, securing, cultivating and managing relationships with new healthcare organizations and professionals to advance the AHA’s suite of healthcare quality improvement programs.

Are you a clinical medical sales professional who is ready to apply your sales and account management experience to advance our lifesaving mission?

Consider this opportunity to generate new business, increase the pipeline to advance quality improvement programs and expertly manage accounts to make longer, healthier lives possible!

This position can be based in metro locations within Oregon, California, Arizona or Washington.

Specific functions include:

  • at http://www.heart.org/getwiththeguidelines Researches and secures new business, developing a robust pipeline independently and with volunteer and staff leads. at http://www.heart.org/getwiththeguidelines

  • at http://www.heart.org/getwiththeguidelines Strategically designs, leads and drives a thorough sales process with each opportunity. at http://www.heart.org/getwiththeguidelines

  • at http://www.heart.org/getwiththeguidelines Coordinates and conducts GWTG and ambulatory account management activities for assigned hospitals in market including implementation and quality improvement consulting. at http://www.heart.org/getwiththeguidelines

  • at http://www.heart.org/getwiththeguidelines Functions as an educator and advisor using a consultative approach to ensure progress within the quality improvement continuum. at http://www.heart.org/getwiththeguidelines

  • at http://www.heart.org/getwiththeguidelines Develops, manages, and cultivates effective and collaborative relationships with hospital leaders and staff. at http://www.heart.org/getwiththeguidelines

  • at http://www.heart.org/getwiththeguidelines Identifies and brings to bear opportunities and methods for improving clinical performance through process improvements, workflow redesign, and care management. at http://www.heart.org/getwiththeguidelines

  • at http://www.heart.org/getwiththeguidelines Serves as a resource by demonstrating a comprehensive understanding of the benefits of the program and the ability to surmount barriers by applying a consultative, value-added approach. at http://www.heart.org/getwiththeguidelines

  • at http://www.heart.org/getwiththeguidelines Identifies, secures, cultivates and manages key market stakeholder relationships such as local business coalitions, hospital systems or health plans. at http://www.heart.org/getwiththeguidelines

  • at http://www.heart.org/getwiththeguidelines Serves as Account Manager with stakeholders impacting program goals such as Departments of Health or Quality Improvement Organizations. at http://www.heart.org/getwiththeguidelines

  • at http://www.heart.org/getwiththeguidelines Collaborates with regional staff and volunteers to identify and maximize opportunities and provide seamless customer relationship management. at http://www.heart.org/getwiththeguidelines

  • at http://www.heart.org/getwiththeguidelines Identifies and develops revenue-generating opportunities to drive mission and revenue goals for the AHA. Ensures that all relationships adhere to AHA policies and guidelines, facilitates the approval process of proposals, letters of agreement and other required documents. at http://www.heart.org/getwiththeguidelines

  • at http://www.heart.org/getwiththeguidelines Identifies, recommends and leads opportunities to further the success of all Quality & System Improvement programs. Stays on the leading edge of external and internal trends and factors that influence the potential of creative corporate sponsorships and demonstrates the business literacy to package those into actionable proposals. Markets and implements programs with a focus on advancing ambulatory and in-hospital programs. at http://www.heart.org/getwiththeguidelines

  • at http://www.heart.org/getwiththeguidelines Consults with appropriate healthcare teams with respect to the compliance issues and strategies within the scope of the position. at http://www.heart.org/getwiththeguidelines

  • at http://www.heart.org/getwiththeguidelines Maintains customer relationship management data on an ongoing, consistent basis including use of Microsoft Dynamics. at http://www.heart.org/getwiththeguidelines

  • at http://www.heart.org/getwiththeguidelines Maintains current and competent level of knowledge on AHA Quality & Systems Improvement suite of initiatives, specific to evidence based clinical guidelines. at http://www.heart.org/getwiththeguidelines

Qualifications at http://www.heart.org/getwiththeguidelines

Highly agile business development professional with a demonstrated track record that includes: at http://www.heart.org/getwiththeguidelines

  • at http://www.heart.org/getwiththeguidelines Three years of consultative sales experience that includes experience in the healthcare industry involving interaction with physicians, healthcare executives, community leaders, and other key partners. at http://www.heart.org/getwiththeguidelines

  • at http://www.heart.org/getwiththeguidelines Project management experience including planning and monitoring progress of review cycles to meet contract deliverables, making accurate and complex decisions in a fast-paced environment timely and following-through with pended issues. at http://www.heart.org/getwiththeguidelines

  • at http://www.heart.org/getwiththeguidelines Demonstrated success in meeting quantitative goals through a consultative sales and marketing approach. Applies a range of innovation and creativity of problem-solving techniques to think through and solve issues creatively to improve performance and company effectiveness. Analyzes market potential and accurately monitors, records and reports on program metrics and outcomes. at http://www.heart.org/getwiththeguidelines

  • at http://www.heart.org/getwiththeguidelines Demonstrated experience in customer relationship management including ability to anticipate needs and provide relevant, accurate information; answer questions regarding individual cases and provide the necessary feedback and information to customers. at http://www.heart.org/getwiththeguidelines

  • at http://www.heart.org/getwiththeguidelines Proven ability to independently plan, prioritize and organize work to meet position outcomes in a timely, effective manner with flexibility and adaptability. This includes the initiative to identify issues, research them and pursue solutions and the discretion to bring forward issues and recommended solutions to the supervisor’s attention. at http://www.heart.org/getwiththeguidelines

  • at http://www.heart.org/getwiththeguidelines Highly effective interpersonal skills in building collaborative, professional working relationships with internal and external partners. at http://www.heart.org/getwiththeguidelines

  • at http://www.heart.org/getwiththeguidelines Must handle confidential and private information appropriately, according to the AHA confidentiality standards. at http://www.heart.org/getwiththeguidelines

  • at http://www.heart.org/getwiththeguidelines Demonstrated ability to manage the assigned market including up to 80% travel, including overnight travel. at http://www.heart.org/getwiththeguidelines

  • at http://www.heart.org/getwiththeguidelines Bachelor’s degree in healthcare administration, business administration or related field. at http://www.heart.org/getwiththeguidelines

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 http://www.heart.org/getwiththeguidelines

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. at http://www.heart.org/getwiththeguidelines

to see other opportunities. at http://www.heart.org/getwiththeguidelines

Be sure to follow us on Twitter at http://www.heart.org/getwiththeguidelines #TheAHALife at http://www.heart.org/getwiththeguidelines

EOE Protected Veterans/Persons with Disabilities at http://www.heart.org/getwiththeguidelines

This position is eligible for the AHA's Employee Referral Program. Please contact Western States HR for details. at http://www.heart.org/getwiththeguidelines

Requisition ID 2019-5213

Job Family Group Health Strategies & Programs

Job Category Health Services

Additional Locations US-CA-Irvine

Location: La Jolla, CA

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