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American Heart Association Advisor Science & Health Advancement in Arlington, Virginia


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.

The American Heart Association has an excellent opportunity for an Advisor Science and Health Advancement based out of our National Center !

This position can be home based.

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 training and support locally and through our National Center.

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This individual will be responsible for providing scientific and clinical expertise to help shape and transform the products, programs and tools with which emergency cardiovascular care education and training are delivered. Responsible for working collaboratively with science volunteers and consultants on American Heart Association and ILCOR activities, scientific reviews, and facilitation of new areas of scientific inquiry and solution development related to emergency cardiovascular care and first aid.

  • Serves as key scientific lead for product, program and tool development including prioritizing and leading collaboration meetings to drive scientific discussion, debate, learning and generation of ideas

  • Participates in all aspects of product design, development, testing and revising with key Association and RQIP teams

  • Liaises with and manages key science opinion leaders and consultants. Ensures scientific rigor and accuracy of all Association ECC products, programs and resources

  • Oversees management of ECC committee and/or subcommittees/interest groups to shape and transform ECC education and training products, programs and tools. Drives completion of key deliverables and timelines as set forth by ECC Committee leadership and VP Science & Innovation

  • Conducts Scientific Reviews in area of expertise. Content and medium may include marketing, videos, articles, press releases, info-graphic materials, internal communications, news, scientific statements and manuscripts

  • May develop or write abstract reviews for related conferences

  • Manages relationships with volunteers, including recruitment and retention of science volunteers. Seeks out new ideas from volunteers, prepares proposals for Association ECC leadership discussions

  • Coordinates Scientific Statements and Guidelines manuscript process from conception to publication as assigned. Participates in the organization of evidence evaluation and Guideline development within ECC. Maintains knowledge and ensures compliance with Association policies, procedures, conflicts of interest, and related documentation requirements

  • Consults with international scientific experts in resuscitation and first aid to provide a collaborative forum at national and international meetings; attends national and international meetings

  • Manages ILCOR scientific statements and other publications and projects related to the Association/ECC. Provides oversight of the continuous evidence evaluation process and the key players

  • Manages effective communication and relationship with ILCOR coordinator and volunteers to ensure that all facets of ILCOR are scheduled and aligned appropriately. Manages content on ILCOR website and related projects and database platforms

  • Ability to travel up to 25% locally and overnight stay


  • Graduate degree in Life or Health Science related to medical science research or clinical medicine or equivalent minimum of 10-years of relevant experience in the field

  • Five (5) to Eight (8) years of proven experience

  • Project management experience, with the ability to plan and supervise projects from inception through completion

  • Comprehensive writing and presentation skills

  • Basic knowledge of medical science and scientific publications

  • Comprehensive Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Professional and related computer skills

  • Ability to prioritize work assignments, meet multiple deadlines, and handle several large projects simultaneously

  • Problem-solving techniques, concepts, and applications

  • Comprehensive understanding of group facilitation and meeting management using interpersonal and negotiation skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with publication of scientific data

  • Understanding of principles of scientific research and literature search strategies

  • American Heart Association & ECC objectives, strategies, tactics and volunteer management including committee development and facilitation

  • Ethical standards related to eliminating the perception of Conflicts of Interest

Compensation & Benefits

The American Heart Association invests in its people. Here are the main components of our total rewards package. Visit Rewards & Benefits to see more details.

  • 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.


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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EOE/Protected Veterans/Persons with Disabilities

Location US-VA-Arlington

Posted Date 3 months ago (11/18/2022 1:07 PM)

Requisition ID 2022-9450

Job Category Health Strategies

Position Type Full Time

Location: VA-Arlington