Jobs at AANP

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Current Job Openings


Director of Continuing Education

American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) is seeking a qualified professional to be its new Director of Continuing Education. This person will plan, direct and implement AANP’s continuing education and grant initiatives under the general direction of the Vice President of Education and Accreditation.

Duties Include:

  • Oversee and provide direct supervision of staff to ensure projects are completed on time, within budget, and in accordance with established procedures
  • Keep abreast of broad clinical/therapeutic areas, emerging clinical developments, and current evidence-based guidelines
  • Recommend, prioritize and assign education activities
  • Identify and evaluate potential corporate, foundation and government funding prospects
  • Compile, write and/or edit designated grant applications
  • Administer assigned grants, ensuring timely and appropriate completion and reconciliation
  • Plan, develop, implement and evaluate educational activities and materials
  • Develop, track and oversee project budgets
  • Collaborate with education partners on potential grant proposals and education projects
  • Maintain familiarity with AANP CE-related standards, as well as relevant recommendations from external organizations such as ACCME, OIG, FDA and PhRMA
  • Serve as educational liaison to the Conference Department for review and approval of conference programs
  • Assist with the review and approval of AANP Conference speaker submissions
  • Assist VP of Education and Accreditation with strategic direction related to education and grant activities

Qualifications for this position include:

  • Graduate degree in Nursing or related field; doctorate strongly preferred
  • Minimum of five years of leadership/management experience
  • Minimum of three years of health-profession education (CE/CME) experience; Certified Healthcare CPD Professional (CHCP) credential preferred
  • Experience in grant writing, education project design/development, and outcome reporting
  • Self-directed with advanced time management and organizational skills
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to provide clear and concise direction to direct reports
  • Able to think critically and make effective, appropriate decisions related to own and direct reports' duties, as well as departmental projects
  • Able to orchestrate multiple activities to accomplish a goal
  • Demonstrate excellent administrative skills and business acumen
  • Prior association experience strongly preferred
  • Ability to travel to AANP National Conference annually and other travel as assigned

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

American Association of Nurse Practitioners is seeking an enthusiastic, multidimensional research manager who will manage AANP research activities and related research team staff. This is a non-clinical research position.

Qualified applicants possess the following:

  • Minimum master’s degree or bachelor’s degree plus significant experience
  • Minimum five years’ experience in research project coordination
  • Advanced computer competence involving a variety of software products, including Microsoft Office, and data entry, as well as experience with SPSS, SAS, ArcGIS, ArcGIS Online
  • 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 team staff
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to perform all communication in a courteous and professional manner

Duties include:

  • Train and supervise research team staff and/or contractors
  • Collaborate with VP of Research to establish research direction, goals, and objectives based on varied sources and AANP strategic plan
  • Liaise with internal and external researchers regarding projects’ protocol, scope, budget, and timeline
  • Scan environment to identify trends, challenges, and opportunities related to organizational and Practice-Based Research Network (PBRN) research activities
  • Conduct, promote, and advocate for practice-based NP research and outcomes/ translational NP research, serving as principal or co-investigator for assigned PBRN and general AANP research projects
  • Assist in research timeline development
  • Represent the Association at events as requested; promoting AANP, the NP role, and NP research
  • Oversee IRB applications and compliance
  • Monitor project-specific protocols and procedures and ensure compliance
  • Develop surveys, sampling strategies, and weighting methods (when needed)
  • Develop and implement data analysis plans
  • Compile project-specific reports
  • Generate abstracts, presentations, and posters for conferences and meetings
  • Secure and oversee administration of research grants and other support for NP-focused research from sources such as foundations, government agencies, and industry sources

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