Job Description

Right now, millions of Americans are facing the devastation of Alzheimer’s. This disease is robbing us of our finances, our families and our futures - but at the Alzheimer’s Association, we’re relentlessly working to change that by addressing the challenges in front of us with speed and without limitations or boundaries. With our network of more than 75 chapters across the country, we’re advancing world-class research, ensuring access to gold-standard care and support, and hiring talented, mission-driven people who make it all happen.

The Alzheimer’s Association has been ranked as one of the Best Nonprofits to Work For by The Nonprofit Times nine years in a row, recognizing our leadership, competitive compensation and benefits, flexibility and mission-driven atmosphere. It takes a uniquely motivated person to be a part of our team - but we believe that person could be you. 

 


Reporting to the Greater Missouri Chapter President, the Health Systems Account Director achieves the Alzheimer’s Association’s objectives to improve the diagnosis, disclosure, and care though a consultative and collaborative approach to Health Systems that increases the uptake of effective clinical practices. This position is responsible for building awareness of Alzheimer's disease and the Alzheimer's Association with Health Care Professionals, Primary Care Systems, and with Health Service Industries.  

 


This is a full-time position, located in St. Louis, Missouri and reports to the Chapter President. The individual will work closely with the Vice President of Programs and collaboratively across the 4-state region.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

1. Achieves the Alzheimer's Association's objectives to improve diagnosis, disclosure, and care, through a consultative and collaborative approach to Health Systems that increases the uptake of effective clinical practices.
2.Develops and cultivates a portfolio of Health Systems partnerships, with an emphasis on systems with the greatest potential to impact the Association's Health Systems goals.
3.Cultivates productive relationships with key decision makers and champions in health systems.
4.Assesses a health system’s readiness, capacity, needs, and interests and uses this assessment to guide products and solutions to offer.
5.Provides training and technical support to health systems and key members of their staff, including clinicians, on the implementation of clinical practice guidelines for timely and accurate ADRD detection, diagnosis, disclosure, and care.
6.Ensures accurate assessment of a health system’s baseline status and tracking of progress on ADRD-related quality measures.
7.Works with other Alzheimer’s Association staff and with health systems on evaluation of systems-based programs and products for ADRD clinical practice improvement.
8.Builds a robust stream of referrals from clinical settings to services and programming at the Association.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

* Bachelor’s degree required. Master’s degree in health care, health administration, or public health strongly preferred.
* Demonstrates 5 or more years of experience working for or with health systems, or other health care industry experience. Experience in training, quality improvement facilitation, or technical assistance preferred.
* Demonstrates 2 or more years of experience cultivating productive working relationships with decision-makers in client or partner organizations. Experience in account management, consultative sales, or preferred.
* Comfortable working in a fast-paced, dynamic environment while maintaining focus on key goals. 

 

* Understands relevant aspects of health systems operations, such as quality improvement, person-centered care, access to care, and payment and policy issues
* Cultivation of productive working relationships with decision-makers in health care organizations
* Motivating and facilitating groups and individuals, both staff and volunteer

 

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