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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 Founders Affiliate of the American Heart Association is recruiting for a Healthcare Quality Improvement Consultant position to be based in our NYC office.
One of the many ways we promote healthier lives is by supporting healthcare professionals' quest for continuous quality improvement. Our suite of quality programs puts up-to-date treatment guidelines, tools and resources to work in hospitals and outpatient practices across the nation. Get With The Guidelines® (GWTG) is a program that helps ensure consistent application of the most recent scientific guidelines for heart disease and stroke. Join our Quality and Systems Improvement Team and help champion this effort! Learn more at www.heart.org/getwiththeguidelines
Join our Quality Improvement Team and help champion this effort!
In this role, the Healthcare Quality Improvement Consultant identifies, develops and manages relationships with hospitals, outpatient practices and other key stakeholders in using “Get With The Guidelines” to improve quality of care for heart disease and stroke patients. This person will serve as a healthcare consultant, business developer, clinical educator and account manager in securing new relationships with hospitals and outpatient practices. Additionally, this consultant will work to deepen the engagement with current customers in maximizing Get With The Guidelines within their organizations. This consultant will also work with state health departments, Emergency Medical Services (EMS), quality improvement organizations, health plans and other agencies to ensure that our quality improvement initiatives are key priorities within their organizations and communities.
This position is responsible for managing hospital and clinic accounts throughout the 5 boroughs of NYC and Long Island, and involves regular travel in this region.
This position is ideal for candidates with the expertise to:
If this sounds like you, review the preferred skills we are looking for below (reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions):
Education: Bachelor’s degree in healthcare or related field, Master’s degree strongly preferred. College coursework combined with related experience may be substituted for a degree. Related experience may be substituted as follows: 1 ½ years experience equates to 1 full time year of higher education.
Experience: Must have two or more years experience in public health or a related healthcare field. Experience in hospital quality improvement, project management, cardiovascular fields and/or research experience is highly desirable. This experience may also count towards satisfying this position’s educational requirement.
Attracting talented, committed employees means offering a competitive benefits package, ongoing professional development and training, and a diverse and inclusive environment in which to work and grow. And we do.
Our Rewards & Benefits package not only gives you the total benefits you want, but also goes above and beyond with innovative programs to develop your skills – helping you grow and thrive at the American Heart Association.
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While we can only contact/interview those applicants deemed most qualified for the position, we do appreciate all applicants for their interest and effort in applying. In most cases you can expect to hear from us within one week from the receipt of your completed application.
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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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