Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant (Job Announcement) Morehouse School of Medicine #jobs #hbcu #hbcujobs


Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant

Posting Number NONAC949
Job Title Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant
Position Title Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant
Position Type Non-Faculty
Pay Rate $72,200 – $108,300
Department Morehouse Healthcare (MHC)
Position Summary The Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner (ARNP) or Physician Assistant (PA) will provide a full range of medical services for patients. they will provide required documentation of services to the Site Medical Director or designee in order to monitor provision of clinical services. The ARNP/PA must obtain and maintain security clearance and report to the assigned facility at designated times to provide services. The ARNP/PA will perform the following essential job functions:

Notify Site Medical Director and HSA or designee of changes in schedule coverage and assist in arranging for coverage of medical services if unavailable for an extended period of time;

Conduct on site chronic care clinics, sick call, and infirmary rounds as established by Site Medical Director and HSA or designee and record patient encounters in the patient’s progress notes;

Ensure that progress notes documented in Electronic Medical Record or on approved paper form are dated, timed, and signed’ are in SOAP format; are problem-oriented; correspond to the therapeutic order; and are legible if handwritten;

Adhere to the established formulary for therapeutic regimens before initiating non-formularly procedures;

Make pertinent observations and draw logical conclusions to validate the need for any non-formulary drug, documentation of which will be recorded on the non-formulary form and submitted to the Medical Director for approval;

Utilize available in-house resource personnel for treatment or resolution of identified problems before making off-site referrals if possible;

Provide emergency treatment on-site and respond appropriately in urgent or emergency situations;

Support standards of correctional medical care by adhering to existing policies and procedures for admission to the infirmary, transfer to an emergency room, and utilization review process for specialty consultant referrals;

Report any doubts or questions regarding the lack of appropriate referrals or necessary nursing/medical intervention to the Site Medical Director or HSA;

Prescribe an appropriate planned regimen of total patient care, which is problem oriented and adequately meets the needs of the patient;

Provide input into facility mandatory committees such as the Pharmacy and Therapeutics and Medical Audit Committees as requested by the Site Medical Director or HSA;

Must use universal or standard precautions at all times;

Must respect patient’s rights to privacy and keep patient information confidential in accordance with accepted confidentiality practices for incarcerated individuals

*These positions will support Inmate Medical Services with Fulton County.

Minimum Qualifications Nurse Practitioner:
Master’s Degree or higher required. Registered Nurse (RN) and Nurse Practitioner (NP) certification and licensure in the state of Georgia is required. Experience: 5-8 years of related experience.Physician Assistant:
Graduation from a Physician’s Assistant Training Program accredited by the National Commission of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) ; licensed or eligibility for licensing to practice in the State of Georgia; certified as a Physician Assistant by the State Board of Georgia or nationally board certified;
Experience: a minimum of (2) years of professional level experience as a Physician Assistant.
Preferred Qualifications
Posting Date 01/10/2017
Closing Date
Open Until Filled Yes


Director of Academic Support Services (Job Announcement) Howard University #job #hbcu #hbcujobs

Director of Academic Support Services–Office of the Dean

Position Information


Coordinate activities with the offices of the Provost, Secretary, Enrollment Management, Admissions Office, Deans, and departments in the College of Medicine.  Input courses in Banner for all students in the College of Medicine. Records grades and input of transcript information using Banner, assists in the preparation of reports for LCME, AAMC, NRMP, and NBME and update students’ information with the AAMC, NBME/USMLE, and NRMP.


Assists is selecting and or making recommendations in the areas of staff selection, compensation, disciplinary action and staff supervision as directed by the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs.

Supervise correspondence and requests for information regarding students and alumni from internal and external requestors.  Supervise the filing, retrieval, and storage of student records with special attention.


Interacts with Deans of the College of Medicine, Center Directors, Department Chairs and Coordinators, Louis Stokes Health Sciences Library, and other external informatics departments. Internal contacts include executives, administrators, students, faculty and staff of the College of Medicine, other colleges within Health Sciences.


Tracks the grades of all students across all years of their enrollment in the College of Medicine.

Assists the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs in identifying students for promotions, graduation, repeat examinations, repeat clerkship, repeat academic year, dismissal, and the Summer Directed Study Program.

Prepare agenda and record of minutes for and of the Committee on Promotions and Graduation; as well as preparation of student correspondence related thereto, and supervising those who assist in the preparation of same.

Assist with the preparation of the schedules booklet and the Policies and Procedures manual

Assists in preparation for and conducting programs for the Opening Ceremony for the College of Medicine, Honors and Awards, Honors and Oath, and other special programs.

Attends conferences seminars and classes pertaining to student records with approval by the Dean or designee.


The candidate must be able to demonstrate excellence in interpersonal skills.

The ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.

Effective planning and organizational skills.

Effective coordination and prioritization skills.

Professional behavior and exceptional work ethic.

Effective problem solving skills.

The ability to exercise discretion and ensure a high-level of confidentiality.

The ability to use sound and independent judgment.

The ability to establish and maintain effective and harmonious work relations with faculty, staff, and students.

Good working knowledge of office and administrative practices and principles.

Skills in operating proficiently standard office equipment.

Ability to establish priorities and deadlines while delivering quality customer service.

Ability to work with a multifaceted staff in delivering automated network services.

Perform other duties as directed by the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs.


Bachelor’s degree and 10-12 years of relevant experience.  15 years of related work experience may be substituted in lieu of educational qualifications.


Note: This position description should not be construed to imply that these requirements are the exclusive standards of the position. Incumbents will follow any other instructions, and perform any other related duties, as may be required. The university has the right to revise this position description at any time. This position description is not to be construed as a contract for employment.


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Program Manager (Job Announcement) Meharry Medical College #job #hbcu #hbcujobs

Program Manager 

Job Description

This position oversees the operational planning, establishment, execution, and evaluation of a multifaceted program/project typically consisting of a set of closely related subprograms or associated activities in the Department of Professional & Medical Education. Oversees fiscal, operational and administrative management of the program; seeks and develops outside funding sources, serves as principal point of representation and liaison with external constituencies on operational matters, and provides day-to-day technical/professional guidance and leadership as appropriate to the area of expertise. The program/project is usually focused to a single purpose; may be scientific, research, education, and/or service oriented, and is usually funded through contract/grant provisions.

  • Manages and oversees the administrative and daily operations of a university program, ensuring compliance with university, state, and federal policies and regulations.
  • Designs and develops or assists with design and development of program(s) or project(s).
  • Manages contract, grant, and/or state funding; approves and monitors budget expenditures; prepares budget revisions; provides interim status reports on all accounts; oversees, coordinates, and/or assists with proposal writing to develop additional funding.
  • Provides technical and/or professional coordination and leadership in the execution of day-to-day program/project activities, as appropriate to program objectives and area of expertise.
  • Oversees the supervision of personnel, which includes work allocation, training, and problem resolution; evaluates performance and makes recommendations for personnel actions; motivates employees to achieve peak productivity and performance.Develops annual operating budgets and provides fiscal direction to the unit.
  • Develops and implements systems and processes to establish and maintain records for the operating unit.
  • Oversees and/or coordinates the collection, compilation, and analysis of program activity data; develops, writes, and presents comprehensive statistical and narrative program reports.
  • Assists in producing, developing, advertising, and marketing projects and products in various media such as print and video; may assist in developing teaching materials, handouts, news releases, pamphlets, and brochures.
  • Assists in establishing and implementing short- and long-range goals, objectives, policies, and operating procedures.
  • Collaborates with university departments, programs, projects, local and state school systems, and/or community organizations to consolidate resources and enhance programs.
  • Develops or assists with the development and implementation of policies and procedures consistent with those of the organization to ensure efficient operation of the program/project.
  • Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.

Required Skills

  • Knowledge of contracts and grants preparation and management.
  • Knowledge of management principles and practices.
  • Ability to develop and maintain recordkeeping systems and procedures.
  • Ability to foster a cooperative work environment.
  • Ability to supervise and train employees, to include organizing, prioritizing, and scheduling work assignments.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community.
  • Program planning and implementation skills.
  • Ability to provide technical coordination and management of development and/or implementation projects in area of expertise.
  • Skill in organizing resources and establishing priorities.
  • Skill in the use of computers in a PC, Windows-based operating environment.
  • Ability to gather data, compile information, and prepare reports.
  • Skill in examining and re-engineering operations and procedures, formulating policy, and developing and implementing new strategies and procedures.
  • Knowledge of budgeting, cost estimating, and fiscal management principles and procedures.

Required Experience

Master’s degree (M.A.) from an accredited college or university with at least two (2) years of directly related management expertise in fiscal services and administration experience required.  Supervisory experience required.

Job Location: Nashville, Tennessee, United States

Position Type: Full-Time/Regular



Security Lieutenant (Job Announcement) Meharry Medical College #job #hbcu #hbcujobs

Security Lieutenant (Commissioned)

Job Description
Employees in this class are under general supervision; work performed in supervising all personnel, i.e. sergeants and officers for a particular shift, in general police work; conducting investigations of crimes and accidents, protecting property, facilities, and citizens by law enforcement, and performing related work as required; provides escort service.

  • Performs a variety of duties and supervises a shift which includes one Sergeant and officers
  • Prepares operating shifts and personnel work assignments
  • Transports money and various items from department to Treasurer’s office
  • Assists in approving leave requests
  • Monitors the work performance of employees
  • Patrols and supervises others patrolling by foot or motor vehicle: the campus, dormitory, business office, and recreational facilities
  • Investigates or supervises others investigating suspected crimes, reporting findings, and arresting suspected individuals
  • Investigates accidents involving persons or property, reports probable cause of accidents and pursues appropriate course of action
  • Supervises the maintenance and use of law enforcement equipment
  • Monitors parking operation
  • Performs related and occasionally other duties as assigned:  may direct and control traffic; may issue parking tickets


Required Skills
  • Ability to react quickly and calmly in emergency situations and to determine proper course of action
  • Knowledge of campus policies, City, and State laws
  • Ability to understand and follow oral written instruction
  • Knowledge of geographic area of the campus
  • Ability to ascertain facts by personal contact, observations, and the examination of records
  • Ability to establish and maintain an effective working relationship with students, the public, and other employees
  • Ability to enforce laws firmly, tactfully with respect for the rights of others
  • Ability to supervise the work of others
  • Ability to operate law enforcement equipment required in the performance of required duties
  • Knowledge of effective methods of investigation
  • Ability to clearly and concisely express ideas, orally and written
Required Experience
Graduation from a standard high school or equivalency; at least 3-5 years experience. At least 21 years of age, have a good moral character as determined by investigation. P.O.S.T. certification preferred.
Job Location
Nashville, Tennessee, United States
Position Type


Director, Admissions & Recruitment (Job Announcement) Meharry Medical College #job #hbcu #hbcujobs

Director, Admissions & Recruitment 

Job Description

This position provides services to the Admissions staff and the Chairs of the Admissions Committees for each School of Meharry Medical College to ensure effective and efficient management of the admissions processes.  Assists the Associate Vice President for Student Services & Enrollment Management with student recruitment and ensures compliance with all college and admissions policies, procedures, and guidelines.

  • Provides support and overall leadership and management of the institution’s admissions and recruitment program.
  • Assists with preparing, interpretation and implementation of institutional policies, procedures and practices regarding the admission and recruitment process.
  • Keeps abreast of recent research and trends and best practices in demography, and enrollment and recruitment of health care institutions.
  • Provides direct supervision to the Admissions staff for the Schools of Dentistry, Graduate Studies and Research and Medicine.
  • Establishes and maintains close working relationships with representatives in each of the three schools, the Office of Financial Aid, Student and Counseling Services, Registrar, Student Financial Services, Office of Information Technology and Alumni Relations.
  • Assists with the development and implementation of a comprehensive recruitment and admissions plan to attract an academically talented and diverse student body.
  • Assists with the management of the interview process.
  • Ensures that all applicant data submitted to the Admissions Committee for review is accurate and complete.
  • Ensures that all documents required are received prior to the student clearing the registration process.
  • Assists with the preparation and mailing of admits, denials and waiting list notifications to applicants.
  • Ensures that all information sent to students regarding the status of their application is accurate and timely.
  • Establishes and maintains ongoing relationships with colleges, universities, and organizations.
  • Ensures that all records sent to respective schools for review are signed out with appropriate signature of the school representative and upon return checked in by the appropriate Admissions Office official.
  • Manages and coordinates all activities for the Office of Admissions and Recruitment for the Banner Student Information System.  Ensures that all information and data posted to Banner is accurate and up to date.
  • Ensures that all employees within Admissions and Recruitment are efficient with their use of AMCAS, AADSAS, SharePoint, and Banner.
  • Ensures that all data for reports required and requested are produced timely, accurately and accessible upon request.
  • Ensures confidentiality and proper storage of the application files.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Required Skills

  • Thorough knowledge of admissions and recruitment policies, procedures, practices and trends.
  • Demonstrated record of strong managerial and supervisory skills, leadership qualities, and professional growth.
  • Outstanding oral and written communication skills
  • Knowledgeable about and skilled in the implementation of automated student data systems.
  • Demonstrate initiative and creativity in applying technology for effective delivery of services.  Familiarity with automated data environments, knowledge of computer system designs, and software applications and techniques.
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to meet critical deadlines.
  • Strong computer skills and ability to generate detailed state, federal and institutional reports.
  • Knowledge of federal, state and institutional regulations and guidelines as they apply to admissions and financial aid, and understand, interpret and make recommendations where necessary.
  • Ability to interact with diverse constituents
  • Dedicated to excellent customer service
  • Knowledge of strategic planning processes and ability to assist with development and management of budgets.

Required Experience

A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with a minimum of three (3) years relevant professional experience with a documented record of productivity in positions of increasing responsibility required.  A Master’s degree is highly preferred. Previous experience with Banner or other student or data information systems and previous supervisory experience within an admissions office or a related field is desired.

Job Location: Nashville, Tennessee, United States

Position Type: Full-Time/Regular