The American Heart Association (AHA) has an excellent opportunity for a Quality & Systems Improvement Director (QSI Director) located in our St. Louis, MO office. 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. 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 ® 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 .
The Missouri Director, Quality and Systems Improvement functions as consultant, account manager and business developer to healthcare organizations on Get With The Guidelines ®. Responsibilities include identifying, securing, cultivating and managing relationships with hospital partners and other key stakeholders with regards to quality improvement; implementing the Get With the Guidelines® hospital based quality improvement program in defined markets to achieve program goals; managing hospital account activities, including retention of current hospital accounts, engaging the medical community with regards to the program; and partnering with state health departments, quality improvement organizations, health plans and other agencies to ensure that our quality improvement initiatives are key priorities within their organizations. The Director will be responsible for building strong relationships and establishing themselves as a quality resource in their market. This is a 2-year full-time assignment, with potential to extend beyond 2 years. #LI-CS1
The position is based in our St. Louis, MO or potential home-based office with primary responsibility for the state of Missouri. The position involves some local travel and occasional overnight travel.
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This position is ideal for candidates who have the clinical or business expertise and experience to fully understand the benefits of Get With The Guidelines® and the talent to translate that to practical application within the acute care and outpatient clinical settings.
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