Careers at AANP

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The American Association of Nurse Practitioners® (AANP) is looking for talented individuals to join us as we build the premier organization for nurse practitioners (NPs) everywhere. In addition to competitive benefits, AANP offers a creative work environment with the opportunity for personal growth and success. Do you have the skills and attitude to make a positive impact for our organization? Then apply now!

American Association of Nurse Practitioners - Careers at AANP
  • Research Manager

    The American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) is seeking a qualified professional to serve as its Research Manager. This position will provide direct oversight of AANP research activities to meet AANP and department strategic goals. The Research Manager will provide guidance and general supervision to the Research Team across projects and will monitor the team’s work to ensure project timeliness and quality. Reports to the Vice President of Research.

    Duties include:

    • Collaborate with VP of Research to establish research direction, goals, and objectives based on varied sources and AANP/department strategic plan.
    • Liaise with internal and external researchers regarding projects’ protocol, scope, budget, and timeline.
    • Manage quantitative and qualitative research projects, including surveying, data collection, data organization, documentation, and analysis in support of planning, evidence-based decision-making, and organizational success.
    • Prepare, publish, and present data and statistics in a manner understandable to various audiences.
    • Oversee IRB applications and compliance.
    • Oversee Research Department Programs.
    • Support other AANP departments through the procurement and analysis of specific data and fact sheet development.
    • Generate abstracts, presentations, and posters for conferences and meetings.
    • Represent the association at events as requested by the VP of Research, promoting AANP, the NP role, and NP research.
    • Secure and oversee administration of research grants and other support for NP-focused research from sources such as foundations, government agencies, and industry sources.
    • Provide support as needed to the VP of Research and the Data Manager.
    • Scan environment to identify trends, challenges, and opportunities related to organizational research activities.
    • Train and supervise research staff and/or contractors, and conduct scheduled performance reviews in a timely manner.
    • Oversee student practicum opportunities.
    • Maintain human subjects’ certification
    • Assist with other organizational activities and projects as needed
    • Handle sensitive information, maintaining confidentiality
    • Travel and staff the AANP National Conference annually

    Qualifications for this position include:

    • Master’s degree or bachelor’s degree plus equivalent experience required
    • Five years of experience in research/project coordination required
    • Advanced computer competence involving a variety of software products, including those for word-processing, spreadsheet design and use, graphics (charts/tables), and data entry, as well as experience with SPSS, SAS, ArcGIS, ArcGIS Online, Microsoft Office
    • Strong critical/analytical thinking and problem-solving skills
    • Ability to handle multiple tasks, prioritizing and meeting deadlines
    • Ability to work with others in a fast-paced, focused work environment
    • Ability to direct and manage research staff
    • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to perform all communication in a courteous and professional manner
    • Good understanding of medical and nursing terminology

    This position will be based in our new headquarters located in the South MoPac Expwy and Southwest Parkway area of Austin, TX. We offer attractive compensation; health, dental, and vision insurance; employer 401(K) match; generous paid time-off, on-site gym, free coffee bars and snacks, and a great work environment.

    To apply, send your cover letter and resume to jobs@aanp.org.

    About the American Association of Nurse Practitioners
    AANP is the largest and only full-service professional membership organization in the United States for nurse practitioners (NPs) of all specialties, with more than 103,000 individual members. AANP is unique among NP organizations by its number of members, well-established education department and network of relationships with state‐level groups. With a network of more than 200 NP Organization members, including other national, state and local NP organizations, it provides a unique reach to NPs in a wide range of communities and settings.

    As The Voice of the Nurse Practitioner®, AANP represents the interests of more than 270,000 NPs around the country, advocating for the active role of NPs as providers of high-quality, cost-effective, comprehensive, patient-centered health care.

    The mission of AANP is to empower all NPs to advance quality health care through practice, education, advocacy, research and leadership. AANP offers excellent benefits and a great work environment.

  • Senior Developer

    The American Association of Nurse Practitioners® (AANP) is seeking a qualified professional to serve as its Senior Developer. This role will build and maintain a collection of web applications and integrations with third-party systems in a small team environment. We are looking for a professional with a strong Microsoft technologies background (MVC, C#, VB.Net), as well as some experience with React and Angular, who will have to gain expert technical knowledge of our association management system, Aptify; work with the Development Manager to provide an overall direction for development projects; and successfully interact with the development team to produce those results.

    Duties include:

    • Work with team to design, code, test, debug, document, modify, install, integrate and maintain .Net programs and Association Management applications.
    • Develop SQL Queries, Stored Procedures and Views of varying size and complexity to meet business requirements.
    • Plan, develop and create reports on SQL Server databases using Excel, Crystal, Aptify or similar reporting solution.
    • Develop report writing policies and standards.
    • Assist with collecting, analyzing and summarizing application and database performance and trends and provide reports upon request.
    • Document procedures and instructional materials.
    • Translate requirement concepts between business and technical personnel.
    • Interact directly with AANP staff to understand requirements and troubleshoot production issues.
    • Educate and advise internal clients on how to leverage available data, reports and tools.
    • Plan and execute testing and implementation of reports, applications and other solutions.
    • Monitor programs for expected performance and respond to errors and emergency problems.
    • Assist with data integration from other sources into the database and reports using built-in and third-party import tools.
    • Collaborate with the internal IT team, staff, management, hosting providers and third-party development teams on the design, construction and implementation of applications and databases.
    • Perform routine and customary operational and monitoring activities to ensure the database environment is stable and capable of meeting ongoing business needs.
    • Evaluate technology and techniques to implement and maintain databases and database environment.
    • Develop, implement and test backup and recovery plans.
    • Assist with other organizational activities and projects as needed.
    • Ability to travel and to staff AANP conferences, if needed.

    Qualifications for this position include:

    • Bachelor’s degree in MIS, CS or equivalent experience.
    • Must have five or more years of experience with .Net development and Visual Studio.
    • Must have five or more years of experience with five or more of these technologies: MVC, React, C#, VB.NET, Angular, Dapper, NHibernate, Entity Framework.
    • Must have two or more years of experience building or maintaining APIs using Microsoft Technologies (Web API). Knowledge of Postman and Swagger is desired.
    • Must have two or more years of experience with React.
    • Must have five or more years of strong SQL background in Query building, Stored Procedures and Views.
    • Three or more years of experience with report development, publications and distribution using common technologies such as Excel, Crystal Reports, SSRS, etc.
    • Three or more years of experience designing and creating complex reports from multiple data sources.
    • Two or more years of experience with SQL Server Data import or Integration Services (SSIS).
    • Experience publishing mobile apps to Apple, Google and Amazon is desired.
    • Experience using Aptify Association Management Software (AMS) and integrating .Net applications using AMS Application Program Interfaces (APIs) is desired but not required.
    • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills are required.
    • Knowledge and experience with relational and conventional database technology and data modeling concepts, tools and techniques using SQL Server 2008 and above.
    • Ability to think logically for interpreting and analyzing problems assigned or encountered.
    • Ability to translate requirement concepts between business and technical personnel.

    This position will be based in our new headquarters located in the South MoPac Expwy and Southwest Parkway area of Austin, Texas. AANP offers attractive compensation; health, dental and vision insurance; employer 401(K) match; generous paid time-off; an on-site gym; free coffee bars and snacks; and a great work environment.

    To apply, send your cover letter and resume to jobs@aanp.org.

    About the American Association of Nurse Practitioners
    AANP is the largest and only full-service professional membership organization in the United States for nurse practitioners (NPs) of all specialties, with more than 103,000 individual members. AANP is unique among NP organizations by its number of members, well-established education department and network of relationships with state‐level groups. With a network of more than 200 NP Organization members, including other national, state and local NP organizations, it provides a unique reach to NPs in a wide range of communities and settings.

    As The Voice of the Nurse Practitioner®, AANP represents the interests of more than 270,000 NPs around the country, advocating for the active role of NPs as providers of high-quality, cost-effective, comprehensive, patient-centered health care.

    The mission of AANP is to empower all NPs to advance quality health care through practice, education, advocacy, research and leadership. AANP offers excellent benefits and a great work environment.