The National Hypertension Initiative is funded by the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) Office of the Assistant Secretary of Health, with funding from the Office of Minority Health and the Health Resources and Services Administration. The National Hypertension Initiative will improve COVID-related health outcomes for highly impacted racial and ethnic minorities by addressing hypertension as a key risk factor. The American Heart Association (AHA) will provide technical assistance to Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)-funded health centers to increase provider and clinician engagement in implementing evidence-based practices and will also include a community integration component, as well as a national targeted media and public education campaign.
The American Heart Association (AHA) has an excellent opportunity for a Senior Manager, Quality Programs based out of our National Center office located in Dallas, TX (remote/home based is acceptable).
This is a full time, benefits eligible, grant funded opportunity. Current funding will expire 12/2023.
This player/coach will be responsible for the day-to-day quality improvement functions, predominantly in the outpatient setting, of the DHHS-funded National Hypertension Initiative, jointly funded by the DHHS Office of Minority Health (OMH) and Health Resources and Services Administration. The vision of the Initiative is to address health disparities in hypertension among racial and ethnic groups nationwide through a multi-prong strategy targeted to healthcare centers and clinicians, communities, and the public.
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