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American Heart Association Sr. Community Impact Director, Clinical Projects in Melville, New York


As we celebrate our Centennial year, we invite you to join us in shaping the next century of impact. Be a relentless force for a world of longer, healthier lives as we remain devoted to a future of health and hope for everyone, everywhere. At the American Heart Association, your contribution matters, and so does your career.

We are hiring for a Sr. Community Impact Director, Clinical Projects based in New York. This position will be home-based. The Sr. Community Impact Director, Clinical Projects will work with health providers and staff at clinics across New York State, providing learning opportunities and managing the clinical and operational metrics related to Lower the Pressure, a hypertension and diabetes initiative. This is a grant-funded project.

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



  • Focus on hypertension and diabetes clinical quality improvement by supporting healthcare organizations with policy and systems changes.

  • Engage health care organizations to ensure best practices and quality improvement in patient treatment through the American Heart Association’s outpatient programs: Target: BP, Check. Change. Control. Cholesterol, and Target: Type 2 Diabetes.

  • Designing and implementing cohort learning series focused on hypertension and diabetes diagnosis and management.

  • Plan and implement bi-annual cohort meetings and other CME/CE and non-CME/CE credit-bearing events for healthcare organizations.

  • Lead all aspects of process for assessing readiness, ongoing engagement, and evaluation of participating healthcare organizations.

  • Provide outstanding support to healthcare organizations across New York State through relationship management and collaboration with local staff leaders.

  • Develop processes for daily operations and communications with healthcare organizations.

  • Develop documentation, tracking, and reporting systems related to the grant measureable(s) with strong attention to detail.

  • Connect with healthcare organizations to coordinate and distribute resources.

  • Recruit, train, and lead volunteers and strategic community alliances to achieve grant priorities for community and collective impact goals.


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

  • 5 years of relevant experience working with population health quality improvement programs and healthcare innovation around community health and population health. Clinical, public health, or healthcare administration degree from an accredited university, such as MD, DO, APRN, BSN, or other clinical degree preferred.

  • Experience with data gathering, analysis, modeling, and reporting.

  • Demonstrated ability to craft and deliver education activities for healthcare organizations.

  • Ability to interact and engage with C-suite and other senior medical staff.

  • Demonstrated experience effectively leading project teams.

  • Ability to interact across multiple acculturation levels and socio-economic groups.

  • Demonstrated ability to simultaneously handle multiple, sophisticated projects and events in varying stages of development under time constraints.

  • Demonstrated ability 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.

  • Experience with presenting to and coordinating events for large audiences.

  • Ability to do daily and/or overnight travel up to 40% of the time within the state of New York; requires access to reliable transportation at all times on an immediate basis.

  • Must have proficient knowledge and skill with Microsoft Office 2010 or higher, used for data modeling, tracking, and reporting, including word processing, email, and presentations. These skills are subject to testing.

  • Proven track record to conduct meetings virtually and in person with both internal and external audiences representing the Association to the public. Writing and presentation samples are subject to request.

  • Outstanding oral and written communication skills.

Compensation & Benefits

Salary minimum to the midpoint of the range is $72,400 to $102,000. Pay is commensurate with experience; geographic differentials to the pay range may apply. The American Heart Association reserves the right to pay more or less than the posted range.

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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Posted Date 4 weeks ago (6/17/2024 1:49 PM)

Requisition ID 2024-13259

Job Category Health Strategies

Position Type Full Time