American Heart Association Community Impact Director in Nashville, Tennessee
Now is the time to join us and make a difference. Be a relentless force for a world of longer, healthier lives. Here at the American Heart Association, you matter and so does your career.
We are looking to fill a Community Impact Director in Nashville, which covers Davidson County and surrounding counties. The director will serve as the health lead, building strong volunteer relationships while driving the execution of health impact goals focusing in the areas of hypertension, cholesterol, diabetes, nutrition, and physical activity.
The Association offers many resources to help you maintain work-life harmonization through your changing needs and life situations. To help you be successful, you will have access to Heart U, our award-winning corporate university, as well as additional training and support, locally.
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Some of your responsibilities will include (but not limited to):
Drives sustainable change in the community through the adoption of Policy, Systems, Environment (PSE) changes.
In conjunction with community and clinical partners and focusing on eliminating health disparities, the Community Impact Director will implement the process of building or participating in health strategies 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 build a network of volunteers and identifies appropriate internal and external partners to drive meaningful engagement to advance American Heart Association priorities and drive toward equitable health and wellbeing in the community.
Collaborate with development staff and volunteers to identify, cultivate and secure program funding, including sponsorships and in-kind for relevant programs, campaigns and health impact opportunities.
Works cross-functionally within the organization to identify opportunities for collaboration and synergies to most effectively execute merican Heart Association priority initiatives. Engage with healthcare providers to ensure best practices and quality improvement for treatment of patients through initiatives including but not limited to: Target: BP, Check. Change. Control. Cholesterol, and Know Diabetes By Heart.
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 in public health, marketing, public relations and/or community programs, or equivalent work experience in health-related field preferred.
Two (2) years of demonstrated ability working in community/public health.
Experience building strong partnerships with community organizations, including but not limited to non-profits and faith-based organizations.
Experience working with multicultural and underserved communities preferred.
Demonstrated critical thinking skills in assessing the local market environment and analyzing local health data.
Proven ability to recruit, mobilize, and manage volunteers to execute market health strategies.
Demonstrated ability to manage large projects and events ensuring goals are attained.
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, administrative functions, budget and time management, responsibility, leadership, and motivation.
Ability and willingness to occasionally travel outside the market and to work evenings and weekends as needed.
Proficient in Microsoft Office products.
Compensation & Benefits
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Compensation – Our goal is to ensure you have a competitive base salary. That’s why we regularly review the market value of jobs and make adjustments, as needed.
Performance and Recognition – You are rewarded for achieving success by merit increases and incentive programs, based on the type of position.
Benefits – We offer a wide array of benefits including medical, dental, vision, disability, and life insurance, along with a robust retirement program that includes an employer match and automatic contribution. As a mark of our commitment to employee well-being, we also offer an employee assistance program, employee wellness program and telemedicine, and medical consultation.
Professional Development – You can join one of our many Employee Resource Groups (ERG) or be a mentor/mentee in our professional mentoring program. HeartU is the Association’s national online university, with more than 100,000 resources designed to meet your needs and busy schedule.
Work-Life Harmonization – The Association offers Paid Time Off (PTO) at a minimum of 16 days per year for new employees. The number of days will increase based on seniority level. You will also have a total of 12 paid holidays off each year, which includes several days off at the end of the year.
Tuition Assistance - We support the career development of all employees. This program provides financial assistance to employees who wish to further their education and career in relation to their current duties and responsibilities, or for potential future positions in the organization.
The American Heart Association’s 2024 Goal: Every person deserves the opportunity for a full, healthy life. As champions for health equity, by 2024, the American Heart Association will advance cardiovascular health for all, including identifying and removing barriers to health care access and quality.
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 1 month ago (8/23/2023 1:15 PM)
Requisition ID 2023-11149
Job Category Health Strategies
Position Type Full Time