American Heart Association

Enrollment & Site Manager, Clinical Studies

Location US-TX-Dallas
Posted Date 4 months ago(4/21/2022 4:02 PM)
Requisition ID
Job Category
Health Strategies
Position Type
Full Time


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.


The American Heart Association has an opportunity for Enrollment & Site Manager for the CHANGE AFib clinical trial! This position can be home based.


This is a full time, benefits eligible, grant funded opportunity. Current funding will expire on 6/30/2024.


This individual will be responsible for the day-to-day site recruitment and management activities for a large multi-site pragmatic clinical trial, leveraging AHA patient registries. This person will identify, build, nurture, and maintain relationships to recruit participating sites to achieve program goals. Additionally, the Research Program Manager will execute critical portions of study implementation, site onboarding, training, and overall management of participating study sites. This role will regularly collaborate closely with site investigators and site study teams so should have experience working with key through leaders and clinical teams. The successful individual will work independently, have positive relationship cultivation skills, strong project management skills and is results oriented.

  • Recruit hospitals; lead all aspects of contracting and activation process. Facilitate as key contact communication between participating hospitals, AHA and clinical research study sponsor
  • Develop and deliver education and training materials to study hospitals, field staff and other departments
  • Establish and conduct data monitoring activities within registry tool. This position will continually monitor site patient enrollment volume, data entry, data completion and data quality
  • Assess clinical research site’s patient recruitment and retention success and offer suggestions for process improvement
  • Collaborate and communicate with appropriate teams at hospitals, coordinators, clinical research physicians, and clinical research staff. Establish coordinated clinical research processes using AHA programs
  • Other duties as assigned by Supervisor



  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Two (2) – Five (5) years of relevant experience
  • Experience in hospital/healthcare systems working with patient registries, clinical studies or quality improvement programs
  • Experience and proven record of account management and sales success
  • Ability to interact and engage with C-Suite, ideally in hospital setting
  • Experience in multi-site research or clinical trial management
  • Experience presenting to clinical leaders and large audiences
  • Project Management
  • Ability to travel up to 15% local and overnight stay

Preferred Skills:

  • Strategic development and business development



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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