American Heart Association Science & Medicine Advisor - Professional Education Programming in Dallas, Texas

Science & Medicine Advisor - Professional Education Programming

Tracking Code

7831-415

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 a Science & Medicine Advisor – Professional Education Programming in our National Center office located in Dallas, TX .

In this role, you will provide cardiovascular and stroke content and curriculum development expertise to AHA's scientific programming efforts. Working closely with AHA's science volunteers, you will serve as the staff expert resource on content. Excellent written and oral communication skills are a must as this position collaborates across various committees responsible for a variety of scientific programming to assure alignment across programs and inclusion of all topics related to AHA's overall curriculum. Your clinical background combined with the ability to think strategically and creatively will result in achievement of exceptional content/curriculum for AHA's scientific meetings, including Scientific Sessions and specialty meetings. Your ability to remain on the leading edge of current studies and influences in cardiovascular and stroke treatment and research will be key.

Essential Job Duties:

  • Provide input to AHA marketing staff so that content can be accurately described and marketed to targeted audiences

  • Direct and provide leadership to science volunteers serving on AHA program committees as they develop specific curriculums

  • Collaborate with other AHA staff leads for these committees to assure high quality programming while maintaining required deadlines

  • Strategically guide volunteers to use educational strategies which best match the education goals

  • Maintain current CVD and stroke knowledge on the state of the science and practice in these fields to assure that this content is covered adequately in AHA programming.

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

Required Experience

  • RN with advanced degree, PA, or MD

  • Minimum of five (5) years of related professional experience

  • Clinical and educational experience in the cardiovascular, neuroscience or related fields

  • Adult education expertise

  • Superior writing & communication skills

  • Superior collaboration and group management skills

  • Demonstrated experience in managing multiple long and short term projects at one time

  • Ability to understand, integrate and summarize scientific literature

  • Ability to travel up to 20% of the time

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

  • AHA Professional Member

  • Prior volunteer management experience

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.

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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Job Location

Dallas, Texas, United States

Position Type

Full-Time/Regular

Job Category: Science/Research

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