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

Director of Education

American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) is seeking a qualified person to be its new Director of 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

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 74,000 individual members. AANP is unique among NP organizations by its number of members, well established education department, and network of relationships with state‐level NP 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.

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 and Bee Cave Road
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IT Developer I

American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) is seeking an IT Developer I to develop code to create new functionality or modify existing functionality in AANP Applications, SQL Server databases, and Association Management Systems; create one-time and on-going reports that allow staff to retrieve data; and facilitate data input, storage, and retrieval.

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
  • 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
  • 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 and reports using built-in and 3rd-party import tools
  • Collaborate with the internal IT Team, staff, management, hosting providers, and 3rd party development teams on 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

Qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor's degree in MIS, CS, or equivalent experience
  • Must have 1-4 years of experience with .Net development and Visual Studio
  • Must have 1-4 years of experience with 3 or more of these technologies - MVC, IIS, nHibernate or Entity framework, JQuery, Elmah, REST APIs, MBUnit, XUnit, and WatiN
  • Must have 1-4 years of strong SQL background in query building, stored procedures, and views plus Crystal reports
  • 2+ years of experience with report development, publications, and distribution using common technologies such as Excel, Crystal, SSRS, etc.
  • 2+ years of experience designing and creating complex reports from multiple data sources
  • 2+ years of experience with SQL Server Data import or Integration Services (SSIS)
  • 2+ years of experience with database technology
  • Must have knowledge of or exposure to SQL Server 2008 -- 2016 and Microsoft SSRS, SSIS, SSAS
  • Experience using Aptify Association Management Software (AMS) and integrating .Net applications using AMS Application Program Interfaces (APIs) desired
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills are required
  • Knowledge and experience with relational and conventional database technology, and data modeling concepts, tools, and techniques
  • Ability to think logically to interpret and analyze problems assigned or encountered
  • Ability to translate requirement concepts between business and technical personnel

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

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State Government Affairs: Policy Analyst

American Association of Nurse Practitioners is hiring a policy analyst to provide legislative research and analysis of state statutes and regulations, synthesis of profession-related research, and tracking of active state legislative and regulatory initiatives. This position will work with the Vice President of State Government Affairs to develop strategies addressing state legislative, regulatory, and policy issues of concern to AANP and nurse practitioners. The position is based in Alexandria, VA and will require occasional travel.

Duties include:

  • Track, analyze and screen active legislation and regulatory proposals, and coordinate engagement with stakeholders
  • Draft legislative resource guides and best practice documents for stakeholders
  • Draft legislation for state representatives and NP organization members pursuing policy changes
  • Prepare policy issue briefs, reports, newsletters and website content
  • Conduct policy research and analysis on current and emerging topic areas of importance
  • Attend and present at policy and leadership meetings and conferences
  • Coordinate with AANP's federal team and other AANP departments on crossover assignments
  • Coordinate with Communications department on grassroots messaging and member communication of state initiatives, priorities, and activities

Qualifications for this position include:

  • Master's degree in relevant field or equivalent work experience in policy analysis
  • Minimum three years of state policy experience required. Prefer experience in state health and public policy, research, or paralegal work
  • Candidates with a knowledge of advanced nursing practice policy issues will be given special consideration
  • Proficient with MS Office, Westlaw, and internet searches. Experience with state legislative and regulatory tracking and legal software preferred.
  • Strong writing, critical thinking, and problem solving skills
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks, prioritize, and meet deadlines
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, focused work environment
  • Ability to perform with minimal supervision
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to perform all communication in a courteous and professional manner
  • Ability to travel and work at AANP Conferences and events as needed

This position is based in Alexandria, VA near King St. Metro Station.
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State Government Affairs Department, Policy Coordinator

American Association of Nurse Practitioners is hiring a State Policy Coordinator to provide policy research and administrative support for the State Government Affairs Department. Primary responsibilities include research assistance on state-level health policy issues, coordinating communication and administrative support for state health policy tracking, and grassroots engagement. Position will coordinate website content, listserv communication, and member support of state policy issues. This is an entry level policy position with a starting salary of approximately $50K (DOE). This position is focused on state policy and will involve significant member/customer service along with advanced administrative support and coordination of the team's efforts.

Duties include:

  • Coordinate state policy data and draft reports
  • Assist with research and maintain database on state statutes, regulations, and policies
  • Monitor and report on opposition statements in publications, social media, and press
  • Coordinate website content and social media related to state policy initiatives
  • Draft policy documents, handouts, and fact sheets
  • Provide policy-related customer service to members
  • Provide general administrative support for department including data entry, preparing materials for presentations and reports, managing incoming member queries and communications, and screening communications

Qualifications for this position include:

  • Minimum bachelor's degree in a relevant field or equivalent work experience
  • Minimum one year policy experience
  • Experience in advanced practice nursing policy or health policy research preferred
  • Proficient with MS Office (especially PowerPoint), Westlaw, and internet searches required; experience with state legislative and regulatory tracking software preferred
  • Proficient with desktop publishing software
  • Demonstrated effective critical thinking and problem solving skills; ability to handle multiple tasks, prioritizing, and meeting deadlines; ability to work in a fast paced, focused work environment
  • Strong desire to provide high quality customer-service
  • Detail oriented

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