Jobs at AANP

shutterstock 86250583AANP is looking for talented individuals to join us in building the premier organization for NPs everywhere. In addition to competitive benefits, AANP offers a creative work environment with the opportunity for personal growth and success. If you can differentiate yourself and make a positive impact for our organization, we encourage you to apply.

Current Job Openings

Continuing Education Accreditation Manager

The American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) is seeking a qualified person for the position of Continuing Education Accreditation Manager. Primary responsibility is the overall effective management of all aspects of the AANP Accreditation process. The prospective candidate should be self-directed, detail-oriented, and be comfortable making authoritative decisions related to the AANP Accreditation program. This position is based in Austin, TX and reports to the Associate VP of Education.

Duties Include:

  • Serve as primary staff/organizational resource for the AANP Accreditation process and the AANP Accreditation Standards and Policies
  • Effectively manage all aspects of the accreditation review and approval process
  • Manage the workflow of administrative staff associated with the accreditation program
  • Using a systematic approach, review all individual accreditation and AANP Provider applications for approval in accordance with the AANP Standards and Policies
  • Communicate with and support all applicants for AANP Accreditation and the AANP Approved Provider program
  • Conduct regular auditing and other monitoring processes of the AANP Approved Provider program
  • Maintain records/data and facilitate reports on accreditation activities

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in nursing or related field; graduate degree preferred
  • Two years of experience in accreditation processes for educational activities; specific experience in healthcare continuing education preferred
  • Knowledge of content appropriate for health care provider (nurse practitioner, physician assistant, or physician) continuing education activities
  • Certification as a Certified Healthcare CPD Professional (CHCP) preferred
  • Proficiency in adult learning principles
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite and internet research
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  • Must be self-directed with strong organization and project coordination skills
  • Strong critical thinking, analytical, and problem solving skills
  • Strong customer service orientation and dedication to continuous improvement
  • Ability to travel, if needed

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 65,000 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 and academic programs. 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.

AANP is a continuing education (CE) accrediting body. As such, AANP CE is not affiliated with or accredited by any other organization. Our accreditation standards are consistent with the philosophy of the ACCME Standards for Commercial Support. All activities accredited by AANP are planned in accordance with AANP Accreditation Standards and Policies requiring activities to be fair and balanced (unbiased) and free from commercial influence.

This position is based in Austin, TX at Loop 1/Bee Cave Road
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Project and Grant Coordinator

American Association of Nurse Practitioners is hiring an experienced administrative professional to provide coordination for the Education Department's activities and coordination of grant submissions, tracking, analysis, administration, and reconciliation.

Duties include:

  • Provide general project support for the Education Department
  • Facilitate gathering, documenting, and approval of project scope and detail requirements
  • Develop detailed project schedules, estimates, and resource plans
  • Coordinate and track progress of education project plans and timely completion of all deliverables
  • Develop outcomes surveys and coordinate testing resources and schedules
  • Ensure all issues are identified, assigned, tracked and worked, and verified resolved
  • Assist in the composition and editing of grant requests for submission
  • Accurately enter grant requests/proposals into funders' required formats and programs
  • Complete interim and final reconciliations of grant expenses and agreements

Qualifications for this position include:

  • Minimum associate's degree or equivalent work experience
  • Minimum three years of administrative experience in a financial, accounting, grant coordination, or project management role, with project and grant coordination experience preferred
  • Advanced computer skills in spreadsheet applications (Excel preferred), account reconciliation, and numeric reporting
  • Ability to coordinate projects from inception to successful implementation
  • Demonstrated ability to handle multiple tasks, prioritize, and meet deadlines in a fast-paced work environment
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to perform tasks with a high level of accuracy
  • Excellent interpersonal communication (both verbal and written) with emphasis placed on strong document editing and writing skills
  • Sound critical thinking and organizational skills
  • Strong teamwork and interpersonal skills to establish and maintain a high level of customer trust and confidence
  • Demonstrated ability to perform all communications in a courteous and professional manner

This position is based in Austin, TX at Loop 1 and Bee Cave Road.
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Program Specialist

American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) is seeking a qualified person for a Program Specialist position within its Research Department. AANP has partnered with the National Nursing Centers Consortium (NNCC) and received a Support and Alignment Network (SAN) grant from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services' Transforming Clinical Practice Initiative (TCPI). This full-time position is funded by a contractual agreement with NNCC for up to four years, contingent on continued funding through a Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) grant award. This temporary position will be located in AANP's Alexandria, VA office and will report to the VP of Research, Education, and Professional Practice.

Duties include:

  • Serve as lead consultant to NNCC on the Nurse Practitioner (NP) Support & Alignment Network (SAN) in the Transforming Clinical Practice Initiative (TCPI) project
  • Serve as lead consultant for Practice Transformation Network (PTN) training projects
  • Work closely with the VP of Research, Education and Professional Practice to accredit new programs for the NP SAN
  • Recruit NPs into appropriate PTNs
  • Review the latest in medical literature for best practices, promising innovations, and growing evidence base for the TCPI
  • Track project deliverables and contract budget
  • Develop and manage TCPI-related web content, evaluation, and research
  • Maintain the NP SAN recruitment and retention activities database

Qualifications for this position include:

  • Minimum bachelor's degree (master's preferred) or equivalent experience
  • Minimum two years of experience in research and/or project coordination
  • Experience working in a health-related field, preference given to those who have worked with clinical practices and with nurse practitioners in a project setting
  • Demonstrated ability to handle multiple tasks, prioritize, and meet deadlines in a fast-paced work environment
  • Computer competence involving a variety of software products including, Microsoft Word, Excel, and Publisher
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, critical thinking and organizational skills required
  • Ability to perform all communication in a courteous and professional manner
  • Ability to travel and attend the AANP National Conference as needed

This position is based in Alexandria, VA near King St. Metro Station.
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Research Associate

American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) is seeking a qualified person for a part-time Research Associate position. AANP has partnered with the National Nursing Centers Consortium (NNCC) and received a Support and Alignment Network (SAN) grant from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services' Transforming Clinical Practice Initiative (TCPI). This half-time position is funded by a contractual agreement with NNCC for up to four years, contingent on continued funding through a Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) grant award. This temporary position will be located in AANP's Austin, TX office and will report to the Associate VP of Research.

Duties include:

  • Recruit NPs into appropriate Practice Transformation Networks (PTNs)
  • Maintain the NP SAN recruitment database and retention activities
  • Collect data on selected indicators
  • Enter data as needed
  • Coordinate social media, e-bulletin and SmartBrief notices, and email blasts
  • Assist in developing presentations and materials for dissemination

Qualifications:

  • Minimum bachelor's degree (master's preferred) or equivalent experience
  • Minimum one year of experience in research and/or project coordination
  • Experience working with clinical practices and nurse practitioners is preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to handle multiple tasks, prioritize, and meet deadlines in a fast-paced work environment
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to perform tasks and data entry with a high level of accuracy
  • Computer competence involving a variety of software products including, Microsoft Word, Excel, and Publisher; web based data entry; and preferably one statistical software package (e.g., SAS, SPSS or Stata)
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, critical thinking and organizational skills required
  • Ability to perform all communication in a courteous and professional manner

This position is based in Austin, TX at Loop 1 and Bee Cave Road
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