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American Heart Association Community Impact Director, Baltimore in Washington, District Of Columbia

Overview

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 a Community Impact Director based in the ­Baltimore, Maryland area. This position is a Home-Office based position, with local travel covering the Greater Baltimore area. The Director will drive the execution of health impact goals within the area by focusing on the areas of hypertension, nutrition security, and health equity.

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.

#TheAHALife is our company culture, our way of life, reflecting our diversity, equity & inclusion, our focus on work-life harmonization and our Guiding Values. Discover why you will Be Seen. Be Heard. Be Valued™ at the American Heart Association by following us on LinkedIn, Instagram, Facebook, X (formerly Twitter), and at heart.org.

Responsibilities

  • Develop and implement sustainable impact efforts, aligned with the market’s community assessment outcomes, through policy, system and environmental changes in collaboration with strategic clinical and community alliances and volunteers.

  • Recruit, train and lead volunteers and strategic community alliances (faith-based institutions, FQHCs, community organizations, etc.) in support of our efforts to address social determinants of health, engage in collective impact initiatives and build a culture of health.

  • Work collaboratively with internal staff partners to secure program funding, including sponsorships, that are aligned with strategic priorities, and assist with activation implementation.

  • Build and implement a cross-functional hypertension, diabetes, and cholesterol control strategy with measurable outcomes (high blood pressure management, cholesterol, diabetes management, and healthy behavior initiatives.

  • Work with healthcare providers to ensure best practices for treatment of patients through initiatives and programs including but not limited to: Target: BP™ and Check. Change. Control. CHOLESTEROL. Advise clinical staff for data entry, data reporting, compliance issues, and strategies for improved patient outcomes.

  • Work with internal staff partners to ensure population health strategies are integrated into development, communications and marketing, advocacy, and healthcare quality improvement activities.

  • Collaborate with development team and volunteers to identify, champion, and secure program funding, including sponsorship (cash and in-kind) for relevant programs, campaigns, and population health impact opportunities.

  • Build and implement a cross-functional strategy addressing nutrition security and hypertension and advancing health equity for all.

  • Identify and assist in recruiting diverse volunteers to serve in leadership roles on market board of directors and event executive leadership teams.

Qualifications

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

  • University/College degree or equivalent experience; with a focus on nutrition security and/or public health preferred.

  • 2 to 3 years of validated experience working with community health issues, ability to interact across multiple acculturation levels and socio-economic groups, or equivalent type experience.

  • 2 years-experience in recruiting, mobilizing, managing, recognizing, and evaluating volunteers. Experience in training others on volunteer management and monitoring progress.

  • Outstanding oral and written communications skills.

  • Demonstrated ability to simultaneously handle multiple, complex projects in varying stages of development under time constraints and ensuring deadline compliance

  • Must have an intermediate knowledge and skill with Microsoft Office 2016 or higher used for word processing, email, presentations, and spreadsheets. Advanced knowledge and skill with these programs are preferred. These skills are subject to testing.

  • Consistent track record to conduct meetings with internal and external clients including interacting with external partners/sponsors representing the American Heart Association to the public, as necessary.

  • Proven track record to productively participate in a multi-disciplinary team environment working towards common goals with internal and external clients. Ability to influence team members without supervisory authority.

  • Ability to do daily local travel up to 75%; requires access to reliable transportation at all times on an immediate basis.

  • Spanish speaking not required, but preferred.Attracting dedicated, 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.

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.

  • 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, our mission is to be a relentless force for a world of longer, healthier lives, regardless of race, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, religion, age, language, sexual orientation, national origin and physical or cognitive abilities. We're committed to ensuring our workforce, workplace culture and mission have a shared impact across a diverse set of backgrounds.

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Location US-MD-Baltimore

Posted Date 4 weeks ago (1/30/2024 6:46 PM)

Requisition ID 2024-12534

Job Category Health Strategies

Additional Locations US-DC-Washington

Position Type Full Time

Location: DC-Washington

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