American Heart Association Manager, Continuing Professional Education in Dallas, Texas

Manager, Continuing Professional Education

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

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 a Manager, Professional Education in our National Center office located in Dallas, TX. This position will manage all activities necessary for developing, implementing and maintaining current and new Continuing Professional Education independent medical education programs. Responsibilities include:

  • Identify and manage program volunteer planning committee by soliciting faculty nominations, inviting members, scheduling planning calls, taking meeting minutes and following up on action items. Oversee development of content and slide sets from the planning committee as well as obtain Science Review on these items.

  • Solicit nominations for faculty from AHA council chairs, affiliates and planning committee. Coordinate and conduct training of all selected speakers. Manage taping of presentations for future training purposes. Respond to requests for speakers via program website and email inquiries. Handle all confirmations and scheduling of speakers including all travel logistics.

  • Manage program related vendors including those who handle case-based outcomes surveys, those who develop and host program websites, and those who are responsible for slide set production, training videos and website design.

  • Develop all program materials including attendee handouts, attendance verification forms, coordinator handouts and speaker information. Ensure these printed materials comply with the guidelines of accrediting bodies. Collaborate with department members to ensure appropriate marketing efforts are implemented for managed programs.

  • Ensure that all activities are CME/CE certified for physicians, nurses and pharmacists and meet the AHA’s accrediting agencies’ policies and standards. Implement and maintain appropriate tracking, filing and recording systems to ensure that all required documentation is in place for every activity certified for credit.

  • Act as the liaison to the program coordinator. Answer all program inquiries and provide technical assistance as needed. Ensure that each coordinator is aware and agrees with AHA’s accreditation requirements.

  • Establishing trusted communication with volunteers and anticipate needs and expectations; Work with OSO, internal departments and affiliates to meet department goals and establish AHA as a leader in the field.

  • Management of project timelines, deadline compliance and effective communication and dissemination of both.

  • Manage revenue and budget for established portfolio while identifying potential cost savings and revenue goals.

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

Required Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree or some college complete plus two (2) year experience producing program materials

  • Knowledge of principles and practices of program management

  • Ability to organize and prioritize workflow, establish and meet critical deadlines

  • Excellent communication skills (both written and verbal)

  • Must have the ability to travel over night up to 10% of the time

Preferred Skills:

  • Experience in managing accredited continuing professional education programs

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” 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

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Job Category: Program/Project Management

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