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 (AHA) has an excellent opportunity for a Sr. Health Policy Analyst in our National Center office located in Washington, DC (remote/home based is acceptable).
The Sr. Policy Analyst is responsible for translating science with a special a focus on nutrition, obesity, hypertension and other areas of prevention policy for local, state and federal advocacy and is an expert within AHA on those particular topics. In this role, you will help develop content for policy briefs, fact sheets, regulatory comments, and other material that supports, positions, and provides a foundation for American Heart Association advocacy efforts. Additional responsibilities include helping with budget and contract management support, hiring/supervising paid interns for the department, and supervisory responsibilities in other areas as needed.
***Due to the current pandemic, travel is minimal and voluntary to ensure the health and safety of staff. There is no overnight travel currently. In the future, this position may resume daily/overnight travel. All staff are currently working from home.***
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This position requires knowledge of health policy issues including prevention (nutrition, obesity, physical activity, tobacco, air pollution), access to health care, health care delivery systems, and cardiovascular research.
Here are some of the preferred skills we are looking for:
So, are you ready to work for the largest voluntary health organization dedicated to fighting heart disease, stroke and other cardiovascular diseases?
Pay is commensurate with experience; geographic differentials may apply.
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. To learn more about our benefit offerings please visit: https://heart.jobs/rewards-and-benefits/
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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