American Heart Association Community Impact Director in Atlanta, Georgia
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. There is no overnight travel currently. In the future, this position may resume daily and/or overnight travel. All AHA offices are closed and staff are currently working from home. In the future, this position will resume to being based in the local office.
We are looking to fill a Community Impact Director in Atlanta, GA . The director will serve as the health lead to the community by building strong volunteer relationships, building a collective impact plan, and supporting heart-healthy resources in the community.
Some of your responsibilities will include (but not limited to):
In collaboration with executive director and VP of Health, provides vision and direction for the markets unified health efforts, and actively involves, informs and integrates with internal partners across the market.
Drives change in the community through the adoption of Policy, Systems, Environment (PSE) changes, and through working with clinics to improve patient outcomes in blood pressure, cholesterol, and diabetes management.
In conjunction with community partners and focusing on eliminating health disparities, the Community Impact Director will lead the process of building or participating in collective impact campaigns for the market. This will include assessing the community health needs in the local market and developing, coordinating and/or implementing community wide strategies that focus on eliminating health disparities through proven-effective policies, systems, and environmental change approaches.
Helps builds a network of voluteers and identifiies appropriate external partners to drive meaningful engagement to advance AHA priorities and drive toward equitable health and wellbeing in the community.
Effectively involves and informs internal and external partners, mobilizing action around clearly defined, shared goals.
Identifies opportunities for and promotes collaboration and synergies among and between health and revenue functions to most effectively execute AHA/ASA priority initiatives.
Want to move your resume to the top so that you can become a " Relentless force for a world of longer, healthier lives" ? Here are some of the requirements:
Bachelor's degree and 2+ years of demonstrated ability working in community/public health.
Demonstrated critical thinking skills in assessing the local market environment and available resources to successfully implement new and existing programs.
Proven ability to recruit, mobilize, and manage volunteers, including C-suite level executives.
Demonstrated ability to manage large projects and events ensuring target compliance.
Demonstrated ability to efficiently participate in a multi-disciplinary team environment working towards common goals with internal and external clients. Ability to influence team members without supervisory authority.
Excellent listening skills, including verbal and non-verbal communication, active listening, negotiating, problem-solving and decision-making.
Highly effective organizational skills, time management, responsibility, leadership, and motivation.
Understand the benefits associated with the use of treatment algorithms and their impact on clinical inertia.
Experience working with multicultural communities preferred.
Ability and willingness to occasionally travel outside the market and to work evenings and weekends as needed.
To help you be successful, you will have access to our award-winning learning platform, Heart U, as well as our sales training and the award-winning relationship development program, Building Powerful Partnerships.
Attracting hardworking, committed employees means offering a competitive benefits package, ongoing professional development and training, and a diverse and inclusive environment in which to work and grow. And we do! Our Rewards and Benefits package not only gives you the total benefits you want, but also goes above and beyond with creative programs to develop your skills and help you grow and thrive at the American Heart Association.
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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Posted Date 4 weeks ago (5/17/2021 5:16 PM)
Requisition ID 2021-6982
Job Family Group Health Strategies & Programs
Job Category Health Strategies
Location: Atlanta, GA