Are you ready to join an organization where you can be a relentless force for a world of longer, healthier lives?
Envision 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 single day. Is it easy? No. Is it worthwhile? You bet!
This is satisfying work that makes a real difference in people's lives. You can achieve professional growth with personal fulfillment. You will connect with people and make a lifesaving impact. You will partner with individuals, schools, lawmakers, healthcare providers and others to ensure everyone has access to healthier lifestyle choices and proper healthcare.
Due to the current pandemic, daily travel is minimal and voluntary to ensure the health and safety of staff. In the future, this position may resume daily. All AHA offices are closed and staff are currently working from home. Offices will be reopening in October 2021; this position will resume to being based in the local office.
The American Heart Association (AHA) has an excellent opportunity for a in our Eastern States Region located in Saddle Brook NJ or Pittsburgh PA The Program Specialist is responsible for duties associated with execution of the Pressure for Change Project funded by the Bayer Fund, a Blood Pressure Improvement Initiative in Pittsburgh, PA and Northern NJ.
Duties include training and implementation of blood pressure improvement program at healthcare clinics, processing and evaluation of data, and collaborating with internal and external colleagues on a variety of other important tasks that support the deliverables of the grant.
This position is a temporary (four-month) part-time, grant funded position focused on improving hypertensive control in clinical and community settings in multiple communities in Northern NJ and Pittsburgh, PA communities. This temporary hourly position has a 15 to 20-hour work week; preferred schedule- 3-4 days per work week, 5 hours per day. Position currently is home-based; when safe and permitted, position may conduct work in the community and/or local AHA office.
Process, Record and Monitor Data
Primary responsibilities include (but are not limited to):
The American Heart Association’s 2024 Goal: Every person deserves the opportunity for a full, healthy life. As champions for health equity, by 2024, the American Heart Association will advance cardiovascular health for all, including identifying and removing barriers to health care access and quality.
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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