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Advisor Science & Health Advancement

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The American Heart Association has an excellent opportunity for an Advisor Science and Health Advancement in our Emergency Cardiovascular Care department based out of our National Center office ! This position can be remote but must live near a major airport.

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 AHA and ILCOR activities, scientific reviews, and facilitation of new areas of scientific inquiry and solution development related to emergency cardiovascular care and first aid.

Areas of Responsibility: 
  • Serves as key scientific lead for product, program and tool development including organizing 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 AHA and RQIP teams
  • Liaises with and manages key science opinion leaders and consultants. Ensures scientific rigor and accuracy of all AHA 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 AHA 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 AHA 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 AHA/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
Educational Background: 
Advanced Degree
  • Professional License/Specialized Training
  • At least five (5) years of relevant experience
  • Project management experience, with the ability to plan and monitor 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
  • Ability to travel up to 25% local and overnight stay

Preferred Skills:

  • Experience with publication of scientific data
  • Understanding of principles of scientific research and literature search strategies
Job Function: 

Organization Info

American Heart Association | American Stroke Association

Dallas, TX, United States
Annual Budget : 
More than $500M
About Us

The American Heart Association's mission is to build healthier lives free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke, America's No. 1 and No. 5 killers.

Founded in 1924, our organization now includes more than 30 million volunteers and supporters. We fund innovative research, fight for stronger public health policies, and provide critical tools and information to save and improve lives.

Listing Stats

Post Date: 
Mar 14 2019
Active Until: 
Apr 14 2019
Hiring Organization: 
American Heart Association | American Stroke Association