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Job Title: Director, Healthcare Quality (CT, RI & Eastern NY)
Job Number: 8068-415
Organization: American Heart Association
Posted: 10/31/2017
Type: Full-Time
Classification: Health Care Consulting
Industry: Non Profit / NGO
Number of Openings: 1
Location: Wallingford,  CT   
Compensation: $65k / annual
Position Description: Major Responsibilities: -Implement our suite of Get With The Guidelines hospital-based quality improvement programs and our Mission: Lifeline System of Care program for heart attack patients within area hospitals and EMS agencies; -Identify, cultivate and manage relationships with hospital accounts, and other key healthcare stakeholder activities with regards to quality improvement; -Work with clinical teams (Physicians, Nurses, Quality Improvement, EMS, etc.)on quality and process improvement initiatives, specifically with regards to heart disease and stroke; -Engage and educate the medical community with regards to our initiatives (lead regional Task Forces, conduct workshops, teleconferences, etc.); -Work 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; and -Build meaningful volunteer partnerships to advance the mission of the AHA.

Qualifications: Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. -2+ years experience in public health or a related healthcare field -Strong results orientation and ability to prioritize efforts towards key results with the ability to multi-task -Experience in managing and building relationships to accomplish goals -Strengths in collaboration and customer account management -Experience with data analysis a plus (no experience with statistical software packages is needed (i.e. SAS or SPSS)) -Ability to use Microsoft products, computer software, run reports and maintain accurate data -Able and willing to travel in required territory 30% of the time, with some overnight travel, and work outside standard hours as needed, including occasional evenings and weekends -Satisfactory background and reference checks upon offer of employment

Education: -Bachelor’s degree in healthcare or related field, MPH's preferred. *College coursework combined with related experience may be substituted for a degree. Related experience may be substituted as follows: 1 ½ years experience equates to 1 full time year of higher education.

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Closing Date: 10/31/2018
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Contact Name: Samantha Johnson,  Senior Director, QSI
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How to Apply: Please email your resume to: AND also apply directly online on the AHA website: On the top right, click "Careers" and search for this job ID#: 8068-415.

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