American Heart Association Accreditation Coordinator in Dallas, Texas

Accreditation Coordinator

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Job Description

Are you ready to join an organization where you can make an extraordinary impact every day?

Imagine 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 day. Is it easy? No. Is it worthwhile? Absolutely.

This is satisfying and challenging work that makes a real difference in people's lives. We are where you can achieve professional growth with personal fulfillment. We are where you can connect people to making a lifesaving impact. We are where you can 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 is where you can make an extraordinary impact.

The American Heart Association (AHA) has an excellent opportunity for an Accreditation Coordinator in our National Center office located in Dallas, TX . The Accreditation Coordinator provides accreditation and certification coordination for the Professional Education Department.

Essential Job Duties:

  • Process all requests and applications for continuing education activities through the Professional Education Committee. Respond to volunteers’ questions and find resolution to any concerns or issues raised.

  • Management of project timelines and deadlines. Complete and submit quarterly and annual reports to all accrediting agencies, as well as complete and submit internal reports to various National Center departments and other AHA affiliates as needed, maintain effective communication with stakeholders.

  • Provide customer service to internal and external customers and volunteers for continuing education activity related requests as well as inquiries that are escalated up from the National Engagement Center.

  • Identify inefficiencies in core processes and help implement resolutions in order to improve efficiency thereby reducing costs and increasing revenue gains.

  • Support Senior Manager, Professional Education, including but not limited to preparation and submission of accreditation and reaccreditation applications.

  • Establish trusted communication with volunteers and anticipate needs and expectations and ensure AHA's compliance with policies and standards.

Want to help get your resume to the top? Take a look at the experience we require:

Required Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree from a four year college or university

  • Minimum two years related experience required in administrative support and/or project management.

  • Ability to work independently and accurately in a fast-paced, changing environment and manage multiple projects and project deadlines.

  • Excellent organizational, oral, and written communication skills.

  • Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Skype for Business).

  • Great relationship building skills and the ability to work with all levels of volunteer and staff.

  • Must be able to travel overnight approximately 5% of the time.

Here are some of the preferred skills we are looking for:

  • Knowledge of Continuing Medical Education (CME/CE) processes and regulations.

  • Previous work experience with Continuing Medical Education

Attracting talented, 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.

So, are you ready to work for the largest voluntary health organization dedicated to fighting heart disease, stroke and other cardiovascular diseases? Click on “New Resume” (or “Existing Resume” if you have previously applied to AHA positions) to submit your online application. Only those candidates deemed most qualified by the hiring manager will be contacted to interview.

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Job Location

Dallas, Texas, United States

Position Type


Job Category: Science/Research

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