American Heart Association Health IT Analyst in United States
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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 Healthcare Quality Informatics Analyst based out of our National Center office. This position can be remote but must be near a major airport. The Healthcare Quality Informatics Analyst will be responsible for supporting the Advocacy and Quality Improvement business team through management of the activities related to the development of enhancements and maintenance of the Patient Management Tool/AHA QI Clinical decision support tools for the Get With the Guidelines suite of Quality Improvement programs. This position will also implement and support GWTG solutions for Health Systems, EHR vendors, EPCR Vendors, and Research partners. This position will also help implement data solutions for the migration of GWTG to an e platform. The position will serve as resident expert on these enhancements and their functionality.
Data Management and Measurement: oversee technological specification development for assigned GWTG modules. This includes identifying necessary changes to the data platform, developing specifications or requirements, reviewing vendor deliverables, evaluating customer acceptance
Product Management Support: Collaborate with Sr. Manager, Healthcare Quality Informatics, Science and Medicine Advisors, volunteers, and strategic alliances to support complete integration of the most up to date science within available technological tools and resources. Specifically work with the organization’s volunteer committees to ensure appropriate integration of the Guidelines into the technological specifications while also confirming that these updates are appropriate for the marketplace
Product Integration/Expansion: key role in the implementation of e specifying GWTG project and pilots. Is the point person for technology overlap of Get With The Guidelines projects as assigned
Staff and Field Support Lead and coordinate staff and customer webinars; provide insight and guidance on technology updates and enhancements. Provide ongoing QI staff support and training as program technology subject matter expert
Budget management and reporting: Manage budgets for ongoing projects as requested
Project Management and Support: Coordinate and support GWTG customized programs and research projects as assigned
Strategic Planning: Support the collaboration with business team partners in development of AHA strategic plans and Quality team business plans as it relates to program technology applications
At least two (2) years of relevant experience
Experience working in healthcare, hospital quality improvement, or related field
Experience in health technology product management
Supervisory experience managing multiple direct reports
Experience in management of large data sets, measure development and applications
Ability to effectively work with physician experts and scientific thought leaders
Ability to understand, interpret and communicate clinical information. Cardiovascular and Cerebrovascular clinical knowledge a must
Knowledge of voluntary health organizations and experience in group process with the ability to resolve conflicts and gain consensus through mediation and collaboration
Ability to travel 20% local and overnight stay
Demonstrated ability to negotiate vendor contracts and manage vendor deliverables
Demonstrated ability to manage complex relationships with external partners and allied organizations
Experience in product lifecycle management, particularly with product maintenance and new product development
Must have excellent presentation and negotiating skills
Ability to manage multiple complex projects
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Requisition ID 2018-3629
Job Family Group Health Strategies & Programs
Job Category Health Services