Advocacy/Lobbying, Medical & Health, Operations/Project Management
4 Year Degree
The American Lung Association has a great opportunity for a Manager, Lung Health to join our incredible team in the Southwest Region. Working as a member of the Health Promotion & Education Team, you will join an outstanding group of professionals dedicated to our mission: to save lives by improving lung health and preventing lung disease, through research, education and advocacy.
In this role, you will be responsible for managing, implementing and evaluating lung health education and quality improvement programs (asthma) in multiple Texas markets that align with grant deliverables. Build partnerships and collaborations to promote the Enhancing Care for Children with Asthma through academic networks, clinic and hospital systems, community-based service organizations, and local, state, and national platforms. This is a grant funded position.
Fully participates on multi-state American Lung Association team
Regularly and openly communicates with multi-state American Lung Association team and supervisors
Recruit and engage primary care clinics for year-long partnership
Partner with primary care clinics on a well-defined quality improvement project
Analyze baseline and follow-up medical record data provided by each primary care clinic
Arrange for and execute professional education trainings for primary care clinic staff and other health care professionals
Actively participate as member of individual primary care clinic’s systems change teams.
Mentor and coach primary care clinics as they implement quality improvement processes
Builds asthma management capacity in the community through trainings, presentations, and partnerships
Manage logistics related to group in-person meetings, conference calls, and webinars
Conduct community outreach and education, including broadcast, radio, print, and electronic media
Provide health education presentations to public and professionals groups, as appropriate
Completes all requested updated and reports in a timely fashion
Performs other duties as assigned
Master’s degree in Public Health, Community Health Education, Health Communication, or related field
Alternatively, Bachelor’s degree in Public Health, Community Health Education, Health Communication, or related field required with a minimum of four years of experience in project management and health education programming, implementation, and evaluation
Experience in coalition building, strategic partnerships, developing and implementing community awareness, education, and programs specifically related to areas of public health
Ability to clearly articulate the mission and vision of the American Lung Association and this initiative
Ability to work seamlessly in both the health care and public health world
Knowledge of Chronic Care Model; organizational change; and Plan, Do, Study, Act model as part of rapid cycle improvement
Solid knowledge of asthma management or ability to gain content expertise within four months
Excellent technical communication skills (written and oral)
Excellent customer service skills
Strong project management skills in order to execute specific program deliverables
Established small and large group facilitation skills
Ability to work both independently and as a team member
Ability to multi-task and manage multiple projects simultaneously
Strategic in developing/maintaining relationships with medical professionals, public health community, and members of the public
Flexibility to work irregular hours, including evenings and weekends with some overnights required
Must have a valid Driver’s License
Required to travel statewide for providing technical assistance, meetings and conferences as required by assigned grants
Ability to lift approximately 25 lbs.
Consistent with its mission, the American Lung Association maintains a smoke-free workplace; all employees must abstain from tobacco use in any form.
To apply send cover letter, resume and salary requirements to (include job title and job number in subject of email):
The American Lung Association is dedicated to a diverse workforce.
Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V
Additional Salary Information: The American Lung Association offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes: Medical, Dental, Vision, FSA, LTD, Matching 403(b), Paid Vacation/Sick/Holidays.
About American Lung Association
The American Lung Association is the leading organization working to save lives by improving lung health and preventing lung disease, through research, education and advocacy. The work of the American Lung Association is focused on four strategic imperatives: to defeat lung cancer; to improve the air we breathe; to reduce the burden of lung disease on individuals and their families; and to eliminate tobacco use and tobacco-related diseases. For more information about the American Lung Association, a holder of the Better Business Bureau Wise Giving Guide Seal, or to support the work it does, call 1-800-LUNGUSA (1-800-586-4872) or visit: www.Lung.org.