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