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AWHONN offers an excellent benefits package with generous leave, flex time, a pension plan and more. For further information about these positions, please email Nancy Adkins or call her at 202-261-2403.

 

Please submit resume indicating SALARY REQUIREMENTS to: Human Resources Department, 1800 M Street, NW, Suite 740S, Washington, DC 20036 or fax to (202) 728-1864 or email recruitment@awhonn.org. Please list the title of position in the subject line.


The Association of Women's Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN) is a nonprofit membership organization that promotes the health of women and newborns.

 

CURRENT POSITIONS:

Vice President of Nursing

 

The Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses is currently recruiting for a seasoned nurse executive to continue to develop the nursing research, education, and practice programs within a fast-paced customer oriented membership association that advances excellence in nursing practice and advocates for women and newborns.

Incumbent’s essential duties will be:

 

  • Provide strategic direction, leadership and administrative management for the department.
  • Advance the areas of women’s health, obstetric and neonatal programs and education and research to meet member needs.
  • In collaboration with CEO liaison with private organizations and public agencies to advance the objectives of the organization.
  • Oversees research activities and development of research priorities.
  • Oversee the program development of the annual convention.
  • Support members in meeting regional, local and individual needs related to implementation of evidence-based care. 
  • Participate in the development of industry partnerships and funding proposals in collaboration with the CEO and vice presidents of organization.
  • Oversee and develop, as necessary, all AWHONN clinical education resources to include non-periodical publications such as evidence-based guidelines, standards and practice briefs, live meetings, fetal monitoring program and all other forms of educational media.
  • Oversee accreditation activities.
  • Develop, oversee and monitor department budgets.


Qualification Requirements:
Master’s degree in nursing, nursing administration, or a related field or equivalent with a background in population health/public health domain. DNP, Dr.PH or Ph.D desirable.
 Must have at least 7-10 years of team leader, supervisory or management experience and 10 years of related professional experience in maternal-newborn/neonatal nursing.  Some experience in implementation of quality improvement initiatives and dissemination of state-wide and facility based programs a plus. Demonstrated success in managing a staff to achieve results while developing and motivating employees through positive management techniques. Demonstrated skills and experience in global thinking, strategic planning and administration. Experience with contract development and  negotiation a must. Excellent writing and presentation skills are required.  Excellent benefits package  pension plan and much more.  Position located at AWHONN’s headquarters in Washington, D.C. Telecommuting will not be considered.  Employer may assist with some relocation costs. 


Please submit resume with cover letter indicating salary requirement to the Vice President of Human Resources, AWHONN, 1800 M Street, Suite 740 South, Washington, D.C., 20036 or fax resume to 202-728-1864 or email to recruitment@awhonn.org.


 

Vice President, Business Development

 

The Association of Women's Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN), an innovative, dynamic professional nursing membership organization is seeking a seasoned professional with a natural, collaborative and management skill set that promotes the health of women and newborns.

 

The association is currently seeking an experienced individual to plan, direct and set the strategic direction of the association’s business development and philanthropic initiatives.  Individual will also oversee the association’s convention and exhibit sales services along with industry relations and sales. 

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Generate new business opportunities and sources of non-dues revenue.
  • Lead the formation of business partnerships and negotiation of contracts.

  • Enhance existing programs and identify new program opportunities.

  • Integrate market research and analysis in strategic planning, program development, delivery and evaluation and competitive positioning strategies.

  • Support and partner with the Board of Directors, CEO and the Development Committee on all major fundraising initiatives.

  • Assist in the development of grant proposals to support AWHONN’s mission primarily in the clinical and educational arena as needed.

  • Oversee the design and development of a range of fundraising campaigns at a strategic and global level.

  • Oversee the annual convention and other major events.

  • Develop and monitor department budget.

 

Qualification Requirements:

MBA required with a bachelor’s degree in nursing or healthcare marketing or related field. CFRE a plus. At least 5-7 years pf previous management experience which includes budgetary development, performance accountability and responsibility for multiple business units.  Proven track record of health care business development and health care compliance.  Demonstrated understanding of customer relation’s management. Familiarly with perinatal/neonatal clinical care terminology preferred.  Demonstrated ability to identify and pursue business development and major gift opportunities. An executive presence with polished and well-developed oral and written communication skills.  Proven contract negotiation and management skills.  Experience in strategic positioning and developing and executing business plans and budgets.   Display willingness to make decisions; exhibits sound and accurate judgment; makes timely decisions.  Demonstrated skills and experience in strategic and analytical thinking and skills in facilitating strategic business and professional alliances, partnerships and other forms of collaboration.  Understanding of the health care environment required.  Experience/knowledge of capital campaigns, annual giving and foundation/government grants a plus.    

 

Excellent benefits package. Please submit resume indicating SALARY REQURIEMENTS to: Human Resources Department, 1800 M Street, NW, Suite 740 South, Washington, DC  20036 or fax to (202) 728-1864 or email recruitment@awhonn.org.  This is not a telecommuting position. Position located at AWHONN’s headquarters in Washington, D.C.

 


Director of Research

 

The Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses is currently recruiting for a seasoned nurse executive to manage research related activities and projects for the association. 


Incumbent’s essential duties will be:

 

  • Oversee the research abstract review process and selection of small grant and research award recipients.
  • Conceptualize and coordinate AWHONN research studies.
  • Oversee the ongoing management of library research.
  • Coordinate the research science teams and the dissemination of research related information, including the presentations at local and national conferences and the annual meeting.
  • Respond to research questions from other staff and constituents of the organization.
  • Coordinate multi-site research based practice projects.
  • Liaison with private organizations and public agencies to advance the research objectives of the organization.
  • Collaborate on activities to educate members and others on the value of research to practice.
  • Working in collaboration with business development staff to recommend external funding sources for research activities and provide grant writing assistance on designated grant proposals as needed.
  • Take a lead in chairing research related meetings whose purpose is to address research.
  • Manage the work of outside consultants utilized in accomplishing research related work of the association.
  • Develop and monitor related department budget.

Qualification Requirements:

Ph.D. in nursing, nursing administration, or a related field or equivalent. At least 7 to 10 years of related professional/ technical experience of which a portion of the experience was heavily involved in the administration, development and dissemination  of a research program. Experience in quality measurement and implementation desirable.  Experience in clinical and research specialization in improving the health outcomes of women and newborns desired. Demonstrated ability to develop and facilitate relationships and work successfully with other organizational units to achieve common objectives.  Strong listening, communication and collaborative skills. Demonstrated skills in project management and grant writing.  Demonstrated skills and experience in strategic thinking and tactical application of the organization's finite resources. Demonstrated organizational skills.

Position located at AWHONN’s headquarters in Washington, D.C. Telecommuting will not be considered.  Employer may assist with some relocation costs. 


Please submit resume with cover letter indicating salary requirement to the Vice President of Human Resources, AWHONN, 1800 M Street, Suite 740 South, Washington, D.C., 20036 or fax resume to 202-728-1864 or email to recruitment@awhonn.org.



Online Learning Support Specialist

 

The association is currently seeking an experienced individual to provide support to online learning center and customer service department.   

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Respond to AWHONN website, Online Learning Center customer inquiries and Member/Customer Service inquiries to include responding to live chat requests, emails and phone call inquires on a daily basis.
  • Work closely with AWHONN departments to identify product support needs.
  • Work closely with external LMS support vendor to identify and resolve any discrepancies, which cannot be resolved locally.
  • Maintain external databases of existing product offerings in the Online Learning Center.
  • Upload and configure new product offerings on the Online Learning Center. Test and resolve any discovered discrepancy.
  • Retire and archive product offerings as needed. Update external databases to reflect update.
  • Create Institution accounts and assist (as needed) in the registration of hospital users and individuals in the Online Learning Center once payment and order information is received.
    • Follow-up on any missing information or questions from the order form.
    • Enter order/post payment into YourMembership
  • Email detailed instructions to users about accessing the online education products and upload instructions for offering in the Help section of the Online Learning Center.
  • Participate in conference calls and meetings with hospital and other group users in order to provide an overview of using the online learning center and answering any questions.
  • Assist members, non-members and Institution members with accessing CNE/CME certificates.
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Qualification Requirements:

Associates degree or equivalent experience. Bachelor’s degree a plus. At least 2-4 years of experience working in an online learning system environment and/or customer service environment.  Learning Management System (LMS) experience preferred. Strong PC/Mac and typing skills a must.  Experience with Association Management System (AMS) database preferred.  Must have strong verbal communication skills.  Must be able to identify and solve problems.  Must have active listening and critical thinking skills.  Demonstrated ability to remain flexible, manage multiple priorities and stay highly organized especially with high volume, numerous details and under tight deadlines. Demonstrated experience in working with multiple staff and external clients/members.

 

Please submit resume indicating salary requirements and list “Online Learning Support Specialist” in the subject heading to:  Human Resources Dept., 1800 M Street, NW, Suite 740 South, Washington, DC  20036 or fax to (202) 728-1864 or email recruitment@awhonn.org.

 

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Sr. Manager, Exhibits and Sponsorships Sales

Innovative, dynamic professional nursing membership association is seeking experienced  individual to sell exhibit space and sponsorship opportunities for the association’s annual convention and other association events. The successful candidate must have an outgoing, friendly and persuasive personality and be a self-starter.  

Incumbent primary responsibilities will be: 

  • Develop, implement and evaluate marketing strategies for industry participation at our annual convention and other meeting forums through exhibits, sponsorships and advertisements. 
  • Create and implement new ways of increasing exhibitor and sponsor ROI; cultivate and manage the relationship between association and prospective sponsors and exhibitors. 
  • Establish and manage relationships with vendors that will support the exhibit and sponsorship sales process. 
  • Manage on-site exhibit hall set-up and activities and at the direction of the Director of Meetings, serve as staff contact for drayage/general contractor for all decorating and logistical needs for the exhibit hall.
  • Manage on-line floor management utility for effective communication with exhibitors as well as providing an easy connection between exhibitors and attendees.
  • Maintain the AWHONN main web pages along with the Convention micro site with current information on sponsorship, exhibits, advertising, list rental and AIM member recognition.
  • Develop and monitor designated budgets.

Qualifications:
Ideal candidate must have a Bachelor’s degree with five years or more of progressive experience in trade exhibit, sponsorship and advertising sales.  Strong negotiation and communication skills, exceptional writing and oral presentation skills.  Knowledge of the Your Membership  database and YM and A2Z a plus.  Excellent planning and organizational skills.  Demonstrated ability to facilitate relationships and work successfully with other organizational units to achieve organization objectives.   Demonstrated strategic thinking ability.  Demonstrated knowledge of business acumen.  Demonstrated skill in Microsoft software applications.  Demonstrated ability to remain flexible, compromise, manage multiple priorities and stay highly organized; influence others; work well under pressure and meet deadlines.  Demonstrated commitment to customer service and the ability to work collaboratively with internal and external customers.  Demonstrated ability and versatility to work both independently as well as with a team environment, self-directed problem solver.

Ability to lift boxes up to 25 lbs. Some travel required. 

Great benefits package.  Please submit resume indicating salary requirements and list “Sr. Manager, Exhibits and Sponsorship Sales” in the subject heading to:  Human Resources Dept., 1800 M Street, NW, Suite 740 South, Washington, DC  20036 or fax to (202) 728-1864 or email recruitment@awhonn.org.

 

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