American Nephrology Nurses Association

American Nephrology Nurses Association

A - Elected Office - National

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Director

Serves a 2 year elected term, as a member of the Board of Directors, supervising and maintaining all official records including Association Bylaw and serves as communications contact for the membership. (See ANNA website for detail about qualifications/requirements and role description, including time commitments and meeting expectations) Must have a minimum of a baccalaureate or advanced degree in nursing and have 2 years experience within the last 5 years of active, effective leadership experience in ANNA. Candidates for the National Board of Directors without a baccalaureate or advanced degree in nursing will be considered for an exemption if they meet specific criteria. Current certification in nephrology nursing and 1 year experience in an "executive" position in ANNA. Must be an active member of chapter.

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President-Elect
Serves a 3 years elected term; 1 year - President-elect; 1 year - President; 1 year - Immediate Past President. As President, serves as Chief Elected Officer of ANNA and Chairperson of the Board of Directors. (See ANNA website for detail about qualifications/requirements and role description, including time commitments and meeting expectations) Must have a minimum of a baccalaureate or advanced degree in nursing and have 2 years experience within the last 5 years of active, effective leadership experience in ANNA. Candidates for the National Board of Directors without a baccalaureate or advanced degree in nursing will be considered for an exemption if they meet specific criteria. Current certification in nephrology nursing and 1 year experience in an "executive" position in ANNA.
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Secretary
Serves a 2 year elected term, as a member of the Board of Directors, is responsible for the day-today management of ANNA activities within a delineated geographical area and serves as liaison with the membership: locally, regionally and nationally. (See ANNA website for detail about qualifications/requirements and role description, including time commitments and meeting expectations) Must have a minimum of a baccalaureate or advanced degree in nursing and have 2 years experience within the last 5 years of active, effective leadership experience in ANNA. Candidates for the National Board of Directors without a baccalaureate or advanced degree in nursing will be considered for an exemption if they meet specific criteria. Current certification in nephrology nursing and 1 year experience in an "executive" position in ANNA.
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Treasurer
Serves a 2 year elected term, as a member of the Board of Directors, supervises sound fiscal management of the Association and the budget preparation, implements fiscal policy based on approved balanced budget, maintains internal audit controls and oversees chapter/regional corporation fiscal management. (See ANNA website for detail about qualifications/requirements and role description, including time commitments and meeting expectations) Must have a minimum of a baccalaureate or advanced degree in nursing will be considered for an exemption if they meet specific criteria. Current certification in nephrology nursing and 1 year experience in an "executive" position in ANNA.
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B - ANNA Chapters Support Team (ACST)

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C - Elected Office - Chapter

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Chapter Health Policy Representative
Serves a 1 year term elected by local chapter members or appointed by Chapter President, as specified in Chapter By-laws. Monitors legislative and regulatory activity impacting nursing practice and nephrology nursing; promotes the membership's understanding of health policy issues. (See ANNA website for detail about qualifications/requirements and role description, including time commitments and meeting expectations) Full ANNA membership required. Must be active in the chapter and have an interest in legislative process and health policy issues; one year experience in nephrology nursing; membership in ANA and/or State Nurses association preferred.
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Chapter President
Serves a 2 year term elected by local chapter members; 1 year - President-elect; 1 year - President. Responsible for the day-to-day management of an ANNA chapter and serves as liaison between members and the Regional Executive Committee. (See ANNA website for detail about qualifications/requirements and role description, including time commitments and meeting expectations) Full ANNA membership required. Must be active in the chapter and have working knowledge of ANNA mission, goals and objectives and be actively involved in nephrology related health services.
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Chapter Secretary
Serves a 1 year term (unless specified otherwise in chapter by-laws) elected by local chapter members. Maintains chapter records and handles general correspondence as needed; may be combined with Chapter Treasurer position. (See ANNA website for detail about qualifications/requirements and role description, including time commitments and meeting expectations) Full ANNA membership required. Must be active in the chapter and have working knowledge of ANNA mission, goals and objectives and be actively involved in nephrology related health services.
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Chapter Treasurer
Serves a 1 year term (unless specified otherwise in chapter by-laws) elected by local chapter members. Supervises the chapter treasury and maintains fiscal reports as required of ANNA Chapters; may be combined with Chapter Secretary position. (See ANNA website for detail about qualifications/requirements and role description, including time commitments and meeting expectations) Full ANNA membership required. Must be active in the chapter and have working knowledge of ANNA mission, goals and objectives and be actively involved in nephrology related health services. Must have computer skills and access to a computer to complete required financial records.
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D - Committee Chairs

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Awards and Scholarship Committee Chairperson
Appointed by the President-Elect with Board approval for a 2 year term, the first year serving as designate. Coordinates the preparation, recommendation, approval, and awarding of the annual ANNA and corporate awards, scholarships, and grants and promotes the process for such awards, scholarships, and grants. (See ANNA website for detail about qualifications/requirements and role description, including time commitments and meeting expectations) Full member of ANNA with nephrology experience. Knowledge of ANNA organizational structure and understands the need to maintain confidentiality; knowledge of software and access to computer facilitated communication for E-mail and word processing.
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Conference Planning Committee Chairperson
Appointed by the President-Elect with Board approval for a 2 year term, the first year serving as designate. Promotes professional and clinical role development for nephrology nurses through organized education meetings that enhance learning, networking, and socialization for the purpose of improving patient outcomes. Plan, develop, implement, and evaluate continuing education activities provided via conference, including the National Symposium and the Fall Meeting. (See ANNA website for detail about qualifications/requirements and role description, including time commitments and meeting expectations) Active member of ANNA for 4 years, prior current services as a committee member, Baccalaureate degree with MSN preferred; more than 4 years of practice in nephrology nursing, nephrology nursing certification preferred; not serving on a CE planning committee or another nephrology association or program event during appointment; demonstrates knowledge of broach perspective of current health care and professional nursing trends, experience in CE planning at a national level preferred. Knowledge of software and access to computer facilitated communication for E-mail and word processing.
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Continuing Education Approval Board Chairperson
Appointed by the President-Elect with Board approval for a 2 year term, the first year serving as designate. Establishes and maintains policies and procedures as an accredited approver for continuing education in nursing that ensure quality programming according to the criteria established by the American Nurses Credentialing Center - Commission on Accreditation and implements and evaluates the process for reviewing, approving and awarding contact hours for continuing education in nursing. (See ANNA website for detail about qualifications/requirements and role description, including time commitments and meeting expectations) Full member of ANNA for 3 years with 3 years of nephrology nursing experience. Must have a Masters degree with at baccalaureate or graduate degree in nursing. Prior experience as a CEAB member (peer reviewer). Certification in nephrology nursing preferred. Experience in interpreting criteria for continuing education in nursing. Knowledge of software and access to computer facilitated communication for E-mail and word processing.
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Leadership Development Committee Chairperson
Appointed by the President-Elect with Board approval for a 2 year term, the first year serving as designate. Advances leadership development of elected and appointed members serving at all levels of ANNA, plans and implements educational activities, oversees the online Mentoring Program and Nephrology Nurses Week. Serves on the Education Committee. (See ANNA website for detail about qualifications/requirements and role description, including time commitments and meeting expectations) Full active member of ANNA for 5 years with service in an ANNA elected or appointed leadership role, preferably at the national level; 3 years of practice in nephrology nursing with current practice in a leadership or management role and broad knowledge of current health trends that impact on organizational development and volunteer and leadership issues, nephrology nursing certification preferred; experience in CE program planning; not serving on a CE planning committee of another nephrology association for duration of committee appointment. Knowledge of software and access to computer facilitated communication for E-mail and word processing.
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Nominations Committee Chairperson
Appointed by the President-Elect with Board approval for a 2 year term, the first year serving as designate. Initiates and coordinates the solicitation, review, and presentation of candidates for national and regional office; assists in identification and development of potential leaders within ANNA membership. (See ANNA website for detail about qualifications/requirements and role description, including time commitments and meeting expectations) Full member of ANNA for 4 years with active nephrology related health care service experience. Agrees not to seek national or regional office during term. Has held a previous leadership role in ANNA as a Committee Chair, Regional Office or member of the Board of Directors; knowledge of software and access to computer facilitated communication for E-mail and word processing.
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Research Committee Chairperson
Appointed by the President-Elect with Board approval for a 2 year term, the first year serving as designate. Promotes development of research-based nephrology nursing practice including educational programming that unites, practice, education, and research, promotion of completion and publication of research, working toward evidence-based practice and facilitating utilization of research findings in practice. Coordinates the solicitation of applicants and nominees and selection of recipients of research-related awards and grants. Addresses issues that affect nephrology nursing research and represents ANNA and serves as a resource to other professional and health policy groups, as directed. (See ANNA website for detail about qualifications/requirements and role description, including time commitments and meeting expectations) Full member of ANNA; one year service on Research Committee. Completed a minimum of master's degree in nursing or related field and course work in research theory and methodology during graduate education (master's or doctoral program); nephrology nursing experience or sound knowledge base in several nephrology nursing subspecialties, participated in a research project in the capacity of principal or co-principal investigator. Knowledge of software and access to computer facilitated communication for E-mail and word processing.
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E - Specialty Practice Network Leaders

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Specialty Network Practice Facilitator - Chronic Kidney Disease

Appointed by the President-Elect, with input from the current SPN Facilitator and Team leaders, and approval by the BOD. Approval for a 2 year term beginning at the close of the annual National Symposium, with the option to serve one additional 2 year term. Oversees SPN activities, coordinates the agenda for the year, and is accountable for the overall work of the SPN. Ensures work of the SPN including manuscript publication, contribution of speakers and topics for National Symposium, and development and maintenance of the best practice resources on the ANNA Web site, is completed. (See ANNA website for detail about qualifications/requirements and role description, including time commitments and meeting expectations) Full member of ANNA for 3 years; Active nephrology nurse for at least 3 years in the specialty area. Current certification in nephrology nursing preferred. Prior SPN Team Leader experience or active SIG/SPN participation for at least 2 years preferred. Knowledge of software and access to computer facilitated communication for E-mail and word processing.

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Specialty Practice Network Facilitator - Acute Care

Appointed by the President-Elect, with input from the current SPN Facilitator and Team leaders, and approval by the BOD. Approval for a 2 year term beginning at the close of the annual National Symposium, with the option to serve one additional 2 year term. Oversees SPN activities, coordinates the agenda for the year, and is accountable for the overall work of the SPN. Ensures work of the SPN including manuscript publication, contribution of speakers and topics for National Symposium, and development and maintenance of the best practice resources on the ANNA Web site, is completed. (See ANNA website for detail about qualifications/requirements and role description, including time commitments and meeting expectations) Full member of ANNA for 3 years; Active nephrology nurse for at least 3 years in the specialty area. Current certification in nephrology nursing preferred. Prior SPN Team Leader experience or active SIG/SPN participation for at least 2 years preferred. Knowledge of software and access to computer facilitated communication for E-mail and word processing.

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Specialty Practice Network Facilitator - Administration

Appointed by the President-Elect, with input from the current SPN Facilitator and Team leaders, and approval by the BOD. Approval for a 2 year term beginning at the close of the annual National Symposium, with the option to serve one additional 2 year term. Oversees SPN activities, coordinates the agenda for the year, and is accountable for the overall work of the SPN. Ensures work of the SPN including manuscript publication, contribution of speakers and topics for National Symposium, and development and maintenance of the best practice resources on the ANNA Web site, is completed. (See ANNA website for detail about qualifications/requirements and role description, including time commitments and meeting expectations) Full member of ANNA for 3 years; Active nephrology nurse for at least 3 years in the specialty area. Current certification in nephrology nursing preferred. Prior SPN Team Leader experience or active SIG/SPN participation for at least 2 years preferred. Knowledge of software and access to computer facilitated communication for E-mail and word processing.

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Specialty Practice Network Facilitator - Advanced Practice

Appointed by the President-Elect, with input from the current SPN Facilitator and Team leaders, and approval by the BOD. Approval for a 2 year term beginning at the close of the annual National Symposium, with the option to serve one additional 2 year term. Oversees SPN activities, coordinates the agenda for the year, and is accountable for the overall work of the SPN. Ensures work of the SPN including manuscript publication, contribution of speakers and topics for National Symposium, and development and maintenance of the best practice resources on the ANNA Web site, is completed. (See ANNA website for detail about qualifications/requirements and role description, including time commitments and meeting expectations) Full member of ANNA for 3 years; Active nephrology nurse for at least 3 years in the specialty area. Current certification in nephrology nursing preferred. Prior SPN Team Leader experience or active SIG/SPN participation for at least 2 years preferred. Knowledge of software and access to computer facilitated communication for E-mail and word processing.

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Specialty Practice Network Facilitator - Hemodialysis

Appointed by the President-Elect, with input from the current SPN Facilitator and Team leaders, and approval by the BOD. Approval for a 2 year term beginning at the close of the annual National Symposium, with the option to serve one additional 2 year term. Oversees SPN activities, coordinates the agenda for the year, and is accountable for the overall work of the SPN. Ensures work of the SPN including manuscript publication, contribution of speakers and topics for National Symposium, and development and maintenance of the best practice resources on the ANNA Web site, is completed. (See ANNA website for detail about qualifications/requirements and role description, including time commitments and meeting expectations) Full member of ANNA for 3 years; Active nephrology nurse for at least 3 years in the specialty area. Current certification in nephrology nursing preferred. Prior SPN Team Leader experience or active SIG/SPN participation for at least 2 years preferred. Knowledge of software and access to computer facilitated communication for E-mail and word processing.

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Specialty Practice Network Facilitator - Home Therapies

Appointed by the President-Elect, with input from the current SPN Facilitator and Team leaders, and approval by the BOD. Approval for a 2 year term beginning at the close of the annual National Symposium, with the option to serve one additional 2 year term. Oversees SPN activities, coordinates the agenda for the year, and is accountable for the overall work of the SPN. Ensures work of the SPN including manuscript publication, contribution of speakers and topics for National Symposium, and development and maintenance of the best practice resources on the ANNA Web site, is completed. (See ANNA website for detail about qualifications/requirements and role description, including time commitments and meeting expectations) Full member of ANNA for 3 years; Active nephrology nurse for at least 3 years in the specialty area. Current certification in nephrology nursing preferred. Prior SPN Team Leader experience or active SIG/SPN participation for at least 2 years preferred. Knowledge of software and access to computer facilitated communication for E-mail and word processing.

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Specialty Practice Network Facilitator - Pediatrics

Appointed by the President-Elect, with input from the current SPN Facilitator and Team leaders, and approval by the BOD. Approval for a 2 year term beginning at the close of the annual National Symposium, with the option to serve one additional 2 year term. Oversees SPN activities, coordinates the agenda for the year, and is accountable for the overall work of the SPN. Ensures work of the SPN including manuscript publication, contribution of speakers and topics for National Symposium, and development and maintenance of the best practice resources on the ANNA Web site, is completed. (See ANNA website for detail about qualifications/requirements and role description, including time commitments and meeting expectations) Full member of ANNA for 3 years; Active nephrology nurse for at least 3 years in the specialty area. Current certification in nephrology nursing preferred. Prior SPN Team Leader experience or active SIG/SPN participation for at least 2 years preferred. Knowledge of software and access to computer facilitated communication for E-mail and word processing.

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Specialty Practice Network Facilitator - Transplantation

Appointed by the President-Elect, with input from the current SPN Facilitator and Team leaders, and approval by the BOD. Approval for a 2 year term beginning at the close of the annual National Symposium, with the option to serve one additional 2 year term. Oversees SPN activities, coordinates the agenda for the year, and is accountable for the overall work of the SPN. Ensures work of the SPN including manuscript publication, contribution of speakers and topics for National Symposium, and development and maintenance of the best practice resources on the ANNA Web site, is completed. (See ANNA website for detail about qualifications/requirements and role description, including time commitments and meeting expectations) Full member of ANNA for 3 years; Active nephrology nurse for at least 3 years in the specialty area. Current certification in nephrology nursing preferred. Prior SPN Team Leader experience or active SIG/SPN participation for at least 2 years preferred. Knowledge of software and access to computer facilitated communication for E-mail and word processing.

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F - Committee Membership

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Awards and Scholarship Committee Member
Selected by the Chairperson for a one year term, may be reappointed. Assists chairperson in the preparation, recommendation, approval, and awarding of the annual ANNA and corporate awards, scholarships, and grants and in promotion of the process for such awards, scholarships, and grants. (See ANNA website for detail about qualifications/requirements and role description, including time commitments and meeting expectations) Full member of ANNA and understands the need to maintain confidentiality; knowledge of software and access to computer facilitated communication for E-mail and word processing.
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Conference Planning Committee Member
Selected by the Chairperson for a 2 year term. As assigned, plan, develop, implement, and evaluate continuing education activities provided via conference, including the National Symposium and the Fall Meeting. (See ANNA website for detail about qualifications/requirements and role description, including time commitments and meeting expectations) Active member of ANNA for 2 years, prior current services as a committee member, Baccalaureate degree with BSN preferred; demonstrates knowledge of current nephrology patient care and nephrology nursing issues and trends; nephrology nursing certification preferred; experience in planning CE activities. Knowledge of software and access to computer facilitated communication for E-mail and word processing.
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Continuing Education Approval Board Member
Selected by the Chairperson for a 2 year term. Participates in establishing and maintaining policies and procedures as an accredited approver for continuing education in nursing that ensure quality programming according to the criteria established by the American Nurses Credentialing Center - Commission on Accreditation and implements and evaluates the process for reviewing, approving and awarding contact hours for continuing education in nursing. (See ANNA website for detail about qualifications/requirements and role description, including time commitments and meeting expectations) Full member of ANNA for 3 years with 3 years of nephrology nursing or med surg experience. Baccalaureate degree, graduate degree preferred; at least one degree with a major in nursing. Chapter officer/committee experience preferred. Certification in nephrology nursing preferred. Experience in planning educational programs using ANCC-COA criteria. Knowledge of software and access to computer facilitated communication for E-mail and word processing.
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Leadership Development Committee Member
Selected by the Chairperson for a term of up to 2 years. Participates in committee as assigned to advance leadership development of elected and appointed members serving at all levels of ANNA and in the planning and implementation of educational activities in the area of leadership development. (See ANNA website for detail about qualifications/requirements and role description, including time commitments and meeting expectations) Full active member of ANNA for 2 years with service in an ANNA elected or appointed leadership role; 2 years of practice in nephrology nursing, nephrology nursing certification required; Baccalaureate degree with BSN preferred; experience in CE program planning. Knowledge of software and access to computer facilitated communication for E-mail and word processing.
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Nephrology Nurse Week Advisor (Member of the Leadership Development Committee)
Selected by the Chairperson of the Leadership Development Committee for a one year term. Coordinates promotion and activities related to the annual Nephrology Nurses Week. Is a member of the Leadership Development Committee. (See ANNA website for detail about qualifications/requirements and role description, including time commitments and meeting expectations) Full active member of ANNA for 3 years; member of ANA and/or state nurses' association, preferred; established knowledge base in nephrology, transplantation, and related therapies, and leadership development, public speaking and writing skills and knowledge of current health trends that impact the organization and volunteer issues. Nephrology nursing certification preferred. Knowledge of software and access to computer facilitated communication for E-mail and word processing.
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Nominations Committee Member
Selected by the Chairperson for a one year term (representation from each region). Initiates and coordinates the solicitation, review, and presentation of candidates for national and regional office; assists in identification and development of potential leaders within ANNA membership. (See ANNA website for detail about qualifications/requirements and role description, including time commitments and meeting expectations) Full member of ANNA. Agrees not to seek national or regional office during term. Has knowledge of software and access to computer facilitated communication for E-mail and word processing.
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Research Committee Member
Selected by the Chairperson for a 2 year term. Participate in activities to promote the development of research-based nephrology nursing practice including educational programming that unites, practice, education, and research, promotion of completion and publication of research, working toward evidence-based practice and facilitating utilization of research findings in practice. Review research abstracts and assists in the solicitation of applicants and nominees and selection of recipients of research-related awards and grants. Address issues that affect nephrology nursing research and represents ANNA and serves as a resource to other professional and health policy groups, as directed. (See ANNA website for detail about qualifications/requirements and role description, including time commitments and meeting expectations) Full member of ANNA. Completed a minimum of master's degree in nursing or related field and course work in research theory and methodology during graduate education (master's or doctoral program); nephrology nursing experience or sound knowledge base in a single nephrology nursing subspecialty, participated in a research project in the capacity of principal, co-principal investigator, collaborator or research assistant. Knowledge of software and access to computer facilitated communication for E-mail and word processing.
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G - Specialty Practice Network Team Leaders

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SPN Team Leader/Best Practice - Acute Care

Appointed by the SPN Facilitator with input from the current SPN Team Leaders and SPN members. Serves two years beginning at the close of the annual National Symposium; may serve 1 additional two year term. Coordinates the review, update or development of at least one (1) best practice policy, procedure, article, standard of practice, book, tool, fact sheet, etc., utilizing help from the SPN membership; communicates project needs requiring ANNA resources and BOD approval to the BOD Liaison; solicits information for new or improved best practice resources from SPN membership; submits completed best practice resources to be posted on the ANNA Web site. (See ANNA website for detail about qualifications/requirements and role description, including time commitments and meeting expectations) Full member of ANNA for 3 years. Active nephrology nurse for at least 3 years in the specialty area. Current certification in nephrology nursing preferred; active SPN participation for at least 2 years preferred. Demonstrates customer service skills and willingness/ability to acquire new knowledge; proven track record of career development. Knowledge of software and access to computer facilitated communication for E-mail and word processing.

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SPN Team Leader/Best Practice - Administration

Appointed by the SPN Facilitator with input from the current SPN Team Leaders and SPN members. Serves two years beginning at the close of the annual National Symposium; may serve 1 additional two year term. Coordinates the review, update or development of at least one (1) best practice policy, procedure, article, standard of practice, book, tool, fact sheet, etc., utilizing help from the SPN membership; communicates project needs requiring ANNA resources and BOD approval to the BOD Liaison; solicits information for new or improved best practice resources from SPN membership; submits completed best practice resources to be posted on the ANNA Web site. (See ANNA website for detail about qualifications/requirements and role description, including time commitments and meeting expectations) Full member of ANNA for 3 years. Active nephrology nurse for at least 3 years in the specialty area. Current certification in nephrology nursing preferred; active SPN participation for at least 2 years preferred. Demonstrates customer service skills and willingness/ability to acquire new knowledge; proven track record of career development. Knowledge of software and access to computer facilitated communication for E-mail and word processing.

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SPN Team Leader/Best Practice - Advanced Practice

Appointed by the SPN Facilitator with input from the current SPN Team Leaders and SPN members. Serves two years beginning at the close of the annual National Symposium; may serve 1 additional two year term. Coordinates the review, update or development of at least one (1) best practice policy, procedure, article, standard of practice, book, tool, fact sheet, etc., utilizing help from the SPN membership; communicates project needs requiring ANNA resources and BOD approval to the BOD Liaison; solicits information for new or improved best practice resources from SPN membership; submits completed best practice resources to be posted on the ANNA Web site. (See ANNA website for detail about qualifications/requirements and role description, including time commitments and meeting expectations) Full member of ANNA for 3 years. Active nephrology nurse for at least 3 years in the specialty area. Current certification in nephrology nursing preferred; active SPN participation for at least 2 years preferred. Demonstrates customer service skills and willingness/ability to acquire new knowledge; proven track record of career development. Knowledge of software and access to computer facilitated communication for E-mail and word processing.

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SPN Team Leader/Best Practice - Chronic Kidney Disease

Appointed by the SPN Facilitator with input from the current SPN Team Leaders and SPN members. Serves two years beginning at the close of the annual National Symposium; may serve 1 additional two year term. Coordinates the review, update or development of at least one (1) best practice policy, procedure, article, standard of practice, book, tool, fact sheet, etc., utilizing help from the SPN membership; communicates project needs requiring ANNA resources and BOD approval to the BOD Liaison; solicits information for new or improved best practice resources from SPN membership; submits completed best practice resources to be posted on the ANNA Web site. (See ANNA website for detail about qualifications/requirements and role description, including time commitments and meeting expectations) Full member of ANNA for 3 years. Active nephrology nurse for at least 3 years in the specialty area. Current certification in nephrology nursing preferred; active SPN participation for at least 2 years preferred. Demonstrates customer service skills and willingness/ability to acquire new knowledge; proven track record of career development. Knowledge of software and access to computer facilitated communication for E-mail and word processing.

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SPN Team Leader/Best Practice - Hemodialysis

Appointed by the SPN Facilitator with input from the current SPN Team Leaders and SPN members. Serves two years beginning at the close of the annual National Symposium; may serve 1 additional two year term. Coordinates the review, update or development of at least one (1) best practice policy, procedure, article, standard of practice, book, tool, fact sheet, etc., utilizing help from the SPN membership; communicates project needs requiring ANNA resources and BOD approval to the BOD Liaison; solicits information for new or improved best practice resources from SPN membership; submits completed best practice resources to be posted on the ANNA Web site. (See ANNA website for detail about qualifications/requirements and role description, including time commitments and meeting expectations) Full member of ANNA for 3 years. Active nephrology nurse for at least 3 years in the specialty area. Current certification in nephrology nursing preferred; active SPN participation for at least 2 years preferred. Demonstrates customer service skills and willingness/ability to acquire new knowledge; proven track record of career development. Knowledge of software and access to computer facilitated communication for E-mail and word processing.

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SPN Team Leader/Best Practice - Home Therapies

Appointed by the SPN Facilitator with input from the current SPN Team Leaders and SPN members. Serves two years beginning at the close of the annual National Symposium; may serve 1 additional two year term. Coordinates the review, update or development of at least one (1) best practice policy, procedure, article, standard of practice, book, tool, fact sheet, etc., utilizing help from the SPN membership; communicates project needs requiring ANNA resources and BOD approval to the BOD Liaison; solicits information for new or improved best practice resources from SPN membership; submits completed best practice resources to be posted on the ANNA Web site. (See ANNA website for detail about qualifications/requirements and role description, including time commitments and meeting expectations) Full member of ANNA for 3 years. Active nephrology nurse for at least 3 years in the specialty area. Current certification in nephrology nursing preferred; active SPN participation for at least 2 years preferred. Demonstrates customer service skills and willingness/ability to acquire new knowledge; proven track record of career development. Knowledge of software and access to computer facilitated communication for E-mail and word processing.

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SPN Team Leader/Best Practice - Pediatrics

Appointed by the SPN Facilitator with input from the current SPN Team Leaders and SPN members. Serves two years beginning at the close of the annual National Symposium; may serve 1 additional two year term. Coordinates the review, update or development of at least one (1) best practice policy, procedure, article, standard of practice, book, tool, fact sheet, etc., utilizing help from the SPN membership; communicates project needs requiring ANNA resources and BOD approval to the BOD Liaison; solicits information for new or improved best practice resources from SPN membership; submits completed best practice resources to be posted on the ANNA Web site. (See ANNA website for detail about qualifications/requirements and role description, including time commitments and meeting expectations) Full member of ANNA for 3 years. Active nephrology nurse for at least 3 years in the specialty area. Current certification in nephrology nursing preferred; active SPN participation for at least 2 years preferred. Demonstrates customer service skills and willingness/ability to acquire new knowledge; proven track record of career development. Knowledge of software and access to computer facilitated communication for E-mail and word processing.

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SPN Team Leader/Best Practice - Transplantation

Appointed by the SPN Facilitator with input from the current SPN Team Leaders and SPN members. Serves two years beginning at the close of the annual National Symposium; may serve 1 additional two year term. Coordinates the review, update or development of at least one (1) best practice policy, procedure, article, standard of practice, book, tool, fact sheet, etc., utilizing help from the SPN membership; communicates project needs requiring ANNA resources and BOD approval to the BOD Liaison; solicits information for new or improved best practice resources from SPN membership; submits completed best practice resources to be posted on the ANNA Web site. (See ANNA website for detail about qualifications/requirements and role description, including time commitments and meeting expectations) Full member of ANNA for 3 years. Active nephrology nurse for at least 3 years in the specialty area. Current certification in nephrology nursing preferred; active SPN participation for at least 2 years preferred. Demonstrates customer service skills and willingness/ability to acquire new knowledge; proven track record of career development. Knowledge of software and access to computer facilitated communication for E-mail and word processing.

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SPN Team Leader/Education - Acute Care

Appointed by the SPN Facilitator with input from the current SPN Team Leaders and SPN members. Serves two years beginning at the close of the annual National Symposium; may serve 1 additional two year term. AdHoc member of the Conference Planning Committee responsible for providing input concerning needs of the specialty practice for planning the National Symposium, Fall Meeting, webinars, etc.; identifies two emerging issues in their areas of practice, recruits or recommends speakers for that topic, and communicates these to the Conference Planning Committee; obtains input from SPN Team Members regarding education needs of the specialty, recommendations for speakers, emerging issues, etc.; solicits members with appropriate expertise to develop education programs for ANNA related to the specialty practice as needed. (See ANNA website for detail about qualifications/requirements and role description, including time commitments and meeting expectations) Full member of ANNA for 3 years. Active nephrology nurse for at least 3 years in the specialty area. Current certification in nephrology nursing preferred; active SPN participation for at least 2 years preferred. Demonstrates customer service skills and willingness/ability to acquire new knowledge; proven track record of career development. Knowledge of software and access to computer facilitated communication for E-mail and word processing.

    1Unscheduled  0All shifts available  
SPN Team Leader/Education - Administration

Appointed by the SPN Facilitator with input from the current SPN Team Leaders and SPN members. Serves two years beginning at the close of the annual National Symposium; may serve 1 additional two year term. AdHoc member of the Conference Planning Committee responsible for providing input concerning needs of the specialty practice for planning the National Symposium, Fall Meeting, webinars, etc.; identifies two emerging issues in their areas of practice, recruits or recommends speakers for that topic, and communicates these to the Conference Planning Committee; obtains input from SPN Team Members regarding education needs of the specialty, recommendations for speakers, emerging issues, etc.; solicits members with appropriate expertise to develop education programs for ANNA related to the specialty practice as needed. (See ANNA website for detail about qualifications/requirements and role description, including time commitments and meeting expectations) Full member of ANNA for 3 years. Active nephrology nurse for at least 3 years in the specialty area. Current certification in nephrology nursing preferred; active SPN participation for at least 2 years preferred. Demonstrates customer service skills and willingness/ability to acquire new knowledge; proven track record of career development. Knowledge of software and access to computer facilitated communication for E-mail and word processing.

    1Unscheduled  0All shifts available  
SPN Team Leader/Education - Advanced Practice

Appointed by the SPN Facilitator with input from the current SPN Team Leaders and SPN members. Serves two years beginning at the close of the annual National Symposium; may serve 1 additional two year term. AdHoc member of the Conference Planning Committee responsible for providing input concerning needs of the specialty practice for planning the National Symposium, Fall Meeting, webinars, etc.; identifies two emerging issues in their areas of practice, recruits or recommends speakers for that topic, and communicates these to the Conference Planning Committee; obtains input from SPN Team Members regarding education needs of the specialty, recommendations for speakers, emerging issues, etc.; solicits members with appropriate expertise to develop education programs for ANNA related to the specialty practice as needed. (See ANNA website for detail about qualifications/requirements and role description, including time commitments and meeting expectations) Full member of ANNA for 3 years. Active nephrology nurse for at least 3 years in the specialty area. Current certification in nephrology nursing preferred; active SPN participation for at least 2 years preferred. Demonstrates customer service skills and willingness/ability to acquire new knowledge; proven track record of career development. Knowledge of software and access to computer facilitated communication for E-mail and word processing.

    1Unscheduled  0All shifts available  
SPN Team Leader/Education - Chronic Kidney Disease

Appointed by the SPN Facilitator with input from the current SPN Team Leaders and SPN members. Serves two years beginning at the close of the annual National Symposium; may serve 1 additional two year term. AdHoc member of the Conference Planning Committee responsible for providing input concerning needs of the specialty practice for planning the National Symposium, Fall Meeting, webinars, etc.; identifies two emerging issues in their areas of practice, recruits or recommends speakers for that topic, and communicates these to the Conference Planning Committee; obtains input from SPN Team Members regarding education needs of the specialty, recommendations for speakers, emerging issues, etc.; solicits members with appropriate expertise to develop education programs for ANNA related to the specialty practice as needed. (See ANNA website for detail about qualifications/requirements and role description, including time commitments and meeting expectations) Full member of ANNA for 3 years. Active nephrology nurse for at least 3 years in the specialty area. Current certification in nephrology nursing preferred; active SPN participation for at least 2 years preferred. Demonstrates customer service skills and willingness/ability to acquire new knowledge; proven track record of career development. Knowledge of software and access to computer facilitated communication for E-mail and word processing.

    1Unscheduled  0All shifts available  
SPN Team Leader/Education - Hemodialysis

Appointed by the SPN Facilitator with input from the current SPN Team Leaders and SPN members. Serves two years beginning at the close of the annual National Symposium; may serve 1 additional two year term. AdHoc member of the Conference Planning Committee responsible for providing input concerning needs of the specialty practice for planning the National Symposium, Fall Meeting, webinars, etc.; identifies two emerging issues in their areas of practice, recruits or recommends speakers for that topic, and communicates these to the Conference Planning Committee; obtains input from SPN Team Members regarding education needs of the specialty, recommendations for speakers, emerging issues, etc.; solicits members with appropriate expertise to develop education programs for ANNA related to the specialty practice as needed. (See ANNA website for detail about qualifications/requirements and role description, including time commitments and meeting expectations) Full member of ANNA for 3 years. Active nephrology nurse for at least 3 years in the specialty area. Current certification in nephrology nursing preferred; active SPN participation for at least 2 years preferred. Demonstrates customer service skills and willingness/ability to acquire new knowledge; proven track record of career development. Knowledge of software and access to computer facilitated communication for E-mail and word processing.

    1Unscheduled  0All shifts available  
SPN Team Leader/Education - Home Therapies

Appointed by the SPN Facilitator with input from the current SPN Team Leaders and SPN members. Serves two years beginning at the close of the annual National Symposium; may serve 1 additional two year term. AdHoc member of the Conference Planning Committee responsible for providing input concerning needs of the specialty practice for planning the National Symposium, Fall Meeting, webinars, etc.; identifies two emerging issues in their areas of practice, recruits or recommends speakers for that topic, and communicates these to the Conference Planning Committee; obtains input from SPN Team Members regarding education needs of the specialty, recommendations for speakers, emerging issues, etc.; solicits members with appropriate expertise to develop education programs for ANNA related to the specialty practice as needed. (See ANNA website for detail about qualifications/requirements and role description, including time commitments and meeting expectations) Full member of ANNA for 3 years. Active nephrology nurse for at least 3 years in the specialty area. Current certification in nephrology nursing preferred; active SPN participation for at least 2 years preferred. Demonstrates customer service skills and willingness/ability to acquire new knowledge; proven track record of career development. Knowledge of software and access to computer facilitated communication for E-mail and word processing.

    1Unscheduled  0All shifts available  
SPN Team Leader/Education - Pediatrics

Appointed by the SPN Facilitator with input from the current SPN Team Leaders and SPN members. Serves two years beginning at the close of the annual National Symposium; may serve 1 additional two year term. AdHoc member of the Conference Planning Committee responsible for providing input concerning needs of the specialty practice for planning the National Symposium, Fall Meeting, webinars, etc.; identifies two emerging issues in their areas of practice, recruits or recommends speakers for that topic, and communicates these to the Conference Planning Committee; obtains input from SPN Team Members regarding education needs of the specialty, recommendations for speakers, emerging issues, etc.; solicits members with appropriate expertise to develop education programs for ANNA related to the specialty practice as needed. (See ANNA website for detail about qualifications/requirements and role description, including time commitments and meeting expectations) Full member of ANNA for 3 years. Active nephrology nurse for at least 3 years in the specialty area. Current certification in nephrology nursing preferred; active SPN participation for at least 2 years preferred. Demonstrates customer service skills and willingness/ability to acquire new knowledge; proven track record of career development. Knowledge of software and access to computer facilitated communication for E-mail and word processing.

    1Unscheduled  0All shifts available  
SPN Team Leader/Education - Transplantation

Appointed by the SPN Facilitator with input from the current SPN Team Leaders and SPN members. Serves two years beginning at the close of the annual National Symposium; may serve 1 additional two year term. AdHoc member of the Conference Planning Committee responsible for providing input concerning needs of the specialty practice for planning the National Symposium, Fall Meeting, webinars, etc.; identifies two emerging issues in their areas of practice, recruits or recommends speakers for that topic, and communicates these to the Conference Planning Committee; obtains input from SPN Team Members regarding education needs of the specialty, recommendations for speakers, emerging issues, etc.; solicits members with appropriate expertise to develop education programs for ANNA related to the specialty practice as needed. (See ANNA website for detail about qualifications/requirements and role description, including time commitments and meeting expectations) Full member of ANNA for 3 years. Active nephrology nurse for at least 3 years in the specialty area. Current certification in nephrology nursing preferred; active SPN participation for at least 2 years preferred. Demonstrates customer service skills and willingness/ability to acquire new knowledge; proven track record of career development. Knowledge of software and access to computer facilitated communication for E-mail and word processing.

    1Unscheduled  0All shifts available  
SPN Team Leader/Publication - Acute Care

Appointed by the SPN Facilitator with input from the current SPN Team Leaders and SPN members. Serves two years beginning at the close of the annual National Symposium; may serve 1 additional two year term. Submits SPN articles for the ANNA Update per established schedule; solicits participation from the SPN membership to write articles or manuscripts [at least one (1) annually] for Nephrology Nursing Journal (NNJ) and/or other ANNA publications regarding the specialty practice; coordinates review and publication of articles, documents, abstracts, etc.; requests a liaison or mentor be appointed from NNJ for assistance as needed. (See ANNA website for detail about qualifications/requirements and role description, including time commitments and meeting expectations) Full member of ANNA for 3 years. Active nephrology nurse for at least 3 years in the specialty area. Current certification in nephrology nursing preferred; active SPN participation for at least 2 years preferred. Demonstrates customer service skills and willingness/ability to acquire new knowledge; proven track record of career development. Knowledge of software and access to computer facilitated communication for E-mail and word processing.

    1Unscheduled  0All shifts available  
SPN Team Leader/Publication - Administration

Appointed by the SPN Facilitator with input from the current SPN Team Leaders and SPN members. Serves two years beginning at the close of the annual National Symposium; may serve 1 additional two year term. Submits SPN articles for the ANNA Update per established schedule; solicits participation from the SPN membership to write articles or manuscripts [at least one (1) annually] for Nephrology Nursing Journal (NNJ) and/or other ANNA publications regarding the specialty practice; coordinates review and publication of articles, documents, abstracts, etc.; requests a liaison or mentor be appointed from NNJ for assistance as needed. (See ANNA website for detail about qualifications/requirements and role description, including time commitments and meeting expectations) Full member of ANNA for 3 years. Active nephrology nurse for at least 3 years in the specialty area. Current certification in nephrology nursing preferred; active SPN participation for at least 2 years preferred. Demonstrates customer service skills and willingness/ability to acquire new knowledge; proven track record of career development. Knowledge of software and access to computer facilitated communication for E-mail and word processing.

    1Unscheduled  0All shifts available  
SPN Team Leader/Publication - Advanced Practice

Appointed by the SPN Facilitator with input from the current SPN Team Leaders and SPN members. Serves two years beginning at the close of the annual National Symposium; may serve 1 additional two year term. Submits SPN articles for the ANNA Update per established schedule; solicits participation from the SPN membership to write articles or manuscripts [at least one (1) annually] for Nephrology Nursing Journal (NNJ) and/or other ANNA publications regarding the specialty practice; coordinates review and publication of articles, documents, abstracts, etc.; requests a liaison or mentor be appointed from NNJ for assistance as needed. (See ANNA website for detail about qualifications/requirements and role description, including time commitments and meeting expectations) Full member of ANNA for 3 years. Active nephrology nurse for at least 3 years in the specialty area. Current certification in nephrology nursing preferred; active SPN participation for at least 2 years preferred. Demonstrates customer service skills and willingness/ability to acquire new knowledge; proven track record of career development. Knowledge of software and access to computer facilitated communication for E-mail and word processing.

    1Unscheduled  0All shifts available  
SPN Team Leader/Publication - Chronic Kidney Disease

Appointed by the SPN Facilitator with input from the current SPN Team Leaders and SPN members. Serves two years beginning at the close of the annual National Symposium; may serve 1 additional two year term. Submits SPN articles for the ANNA Update per established schedule; solicits participation from the SPN membership to write articles or manuscripts [at least one (1) annually] for Nephrology Nursing Journal (NNJ) and/or other ANNA publications regarding the specialty practice; coordinates review and publication of articles, documents, abstracts, etc.; requests a liaison or mentor be appointed from NNJ for assistance as needed. (See ANNA website for detail about qualifications/requirements and role description, including time commitments and meeting expectations) Full member of ANNA for 3 years. Active nephrology nurse for at least 3 years in the specialty area. Current certification in nephrology nursing preferred; active SPN participation for at least 2 years preferred. Demonstrates customer service skills and willingness/ability to acquire new knowledge; proven track record of career development. Knowledge of software and access to computer facilitated communication for E-mail and word processing.

    1Unscheduled  0All shifts available  
SPN Team Leader/Publication - Hemodialysis

Appointed by the SPN Facilitator with input from the current SPN Team Leaders and SPN members. Serves two years beginning at the close of the annual National Symposium; may serve 1 additional two year term. Submits SPN articles for the ANNA Update per established schedule; solicits participation from the SPN membership to write articles or manuscripts [at least one (1) annually] for Nephrology Nursing Journal (NNJ) and/or other ANNA publications regarding the specialty practice; coordinates review and publication of articles, documents, abstracts, etc.; requests a liaison or mentor be appointed from NNJ for assistance as needed. (See ANNA website for detail about qualifications/requirements and role description, including time commitments and meeting expectations) Full member of ANNA for 3 years. Active nephrology nurse for at least 3 years in the specialty area. Current certification in nephrology nursing preferred; active SPN participation for at least 2 years preferred. Demonstrates customer service skills and willingness/ability to acquire new knowledge; proven track record of career development. Knowledge of software and access to computer facilitated communication for E-mail and word processing.

    1Unscheduled  0All shifts available  
SPN Team Leader/Publication - Home Therapies

Appointed by the SPN Facilitator with input from the current SPN Team Leaders and SPN members. Serves two years beginning at the close of the annual National Symposium; may serve 1 additional two year term. Submits SPN articles for the ANNA Update per established schedule; solicits participation from the SPN membership to write articles or manuscripts [at least one (1) annually] for Nephrology Nursing Journal (NNJ) and/or other ANNA publications regarding the specialty practice; coordinates review and publication of articles, documents, abstracts, etc.; requests a liaison or mentor be appointed from NNJ for assistance as needed. (See ANNA website for detail about qualifications/requirements and role description, including time commitments and meeting expectations) Full member of ANNA for 3 years. Active nephrology nurse for at least 3 years in the specialty area. Current certification in nephrology nursing preferred; active SPN participation for at least 2 years preferred. Demonstrates customer service skills and willingness/ability to acquire new knowledge; proven track record of career development. Knowledge of software and access to computer facilitated communication for E-mail and word processing.

    1Unscheduled  0All shifts available  
SPN Team Leader/Publication - Pediatrics

Appointed by the SPN Facilitator with input from the current SPN Team Leaders and SPN members. Serves two years beginning at the close of the annual National Symposium; may serve 1 additional two year term. Submits SPN articles for the ANNA Update per established schedule; solicits participation from the SPN membership to write articles or manuscripts [at least one (1) annually] for Nephrology Nursing Journal (NNJ) and/or other ANNA publications regarding the specialty practice; coordinates review and publication of articles, documents, abstracts, etc.; requests a liaison or mentor be appointed from NNJ for assistance as needed. (See ANNA website for detail about qualifications/requirements and role description, including time commitments and meeting expectations) Full member of ANNA for 3 years. Active nephrology nurse for at least 3 years in the specialty area. Current certification in nephrology nursing preferred; active SPN participation for at least 2 years preferred. Demonstrates customer service skills and willingness/ability to acquire new knowledge; proven track record of career development. Knowledge of software and access to computer facilitated communication for E-mail and word processing.

    1Unscheduled  0All shifts available  
SPN Team Leader/Publication - Transplantation

Appointed by the SPN Facilitator with input from the current SPN Team Leaders and SPN members. Serves two years beginning at the close of the annual National Symposium; may serve 1 additional two year term. Submits SPN articles for the ANNA Update per established schedule; solicits participation from the SPN membership to write articles or manuscripts [at least one (1) annually] for Nephrology Nursing Journal (NNJ) and/or other ANNA publications regarding the specialty practice; coordinates review and publication of articles, documents, abstracts, etc.; requests a liaison or mentor be appointed from NNJ for assistance as needed. (See ANNA website for detail about qualifications/requirements and role description, including time commitments and meeting expectations) Full member of ANNA for 3 years. Active nephrology nurse for at least 3 years in the specialty area. Current certification in nephrology nursing preferred; active SPN participation for at least 2 years preferred. Demonstrates customer service skills and willingness/ability to acquire new knowledge; proven track record of career development. Knowledge of software and access to computer facilitated communication for E-mail and word processing.

    1Unscheduled  0All shifts available  

H - Technical Expert

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Technical Expert - Federal Agency Issues
Appointed by the President or designee as needed for an indefinite period of time to provide technical expertise, representation, testimony, review and response relating to federal agency issues such as proposed conditions for coverage involving the care of patient with CKD. Subject to 10 Steps to Selection and Preparation of an ANNA representative. Demonstration of excellent public speaking and written communication skills essential. Would require, in some situations, the ability to respond on short notice. Requirements for technical expertise would be matched with volunteer's disclosure of proficiency in knowledge base.
    1Unscheduled  0All shifts available  
Technical Expert - Federal Legislative Issues
Appointed by the President or designee as needed for an indefinite period of time to provide technical expertise, representation, testimony, review and response relating to federal issues such as funding/appropriations for nursing and other healthcare providers or federal legislation involving the care of patient with CKD. Subject to 10 Steps to Selection and Preparation of an ANNA representative. Demonstration of excellent public speaking and written communication skills essential. Would require, in some situations, the ability to respond on short notice. Requirements for technical expertise would be matched with volunteer's disclosure of proficiency in knowledge base.
    1Unscheduled  0All shifts available  
Technical Expert - State Issues
Appointed by the President or designee as needed for an indefinite period of time to provide technical expertise, representation, testimony, review and response relating to state specific issues such as regulation of nursing practice and/or state specific regulations for care of patient with CKD. Subject to 10 Steps to Selection and Preparation of an ANNA representative. Demonstration of excellent public speaking and written communication skills essential. Would require, in some situations, the ability to respond on short notice. Requirements for technical expertise would be matched with volunteer's disclosure of proficiency in knowledge base.
    1Unscheduled  0All shifts available  

I - Journal Editorial Board

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Contributing Editor
Selected by the Editor with yearly renewal. To make intermittent, specific contributions to the Journal for a specific project or column without the time commitment of an Editorial Board member position (See ANNA website for detail about qualifications/requirements and role description, including time commitments and meeting expectations). Full member of ANNA. Experience in writing and nephrology nursing; baccalaureate degree required, masters preferred; certification in nephrology nursing preferred.
    1Unscheduled  0All shifts available  
Journal Editorial Board Member
Selected by the Editor for a 2 year calendar year term. Evaluate and plan content for the Journal; provide appropriate published material in the Journal to educate practitioners in the nephrology specialty. (See ANNA website for detail about qualifications/requirements and role description, including time commitments and meeting expectations). Full member of ANNA. Experience in writing, publishing, and peer review preferred; baccalaureate degree required; certification in nephrology nursing preferred.
    1Unscheduled  0All shifts available  
Manuscript Review Panel
Selected by the Editor for a 2 year calendar year term. Experts who serve as content referees for the manuscripts submitted for possible publication. Advisors to the Editor on Journal evaluation and solicitation of current and new areas of content. (See ANNA website for detail about qualifications/requirements and role description, including time commitments and meeting expectations). Proven expertise in an area of study or practice related to nephrology nursing. Current knowledge. Time available to complete reviews per established deadlines.
    1Unscheduled  0All shifts available  

J - Task Forces

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Task Force Leader
Appointed by the President or designee as needed for short term project lasting 3 - 6 months to plan, implement and evaluate a specific activity. Subject to the Task Force Policy and Procedure. Demonstration of ability to organize and execute quickly and effectively and show outcomes and results. Knowledge of the ANNA organization required as well as written and verbal communication skills. Would require, in some situations, the ability to respond on short notice. Requirements for technical expertise would be matched with volunteer's disclosure of proficiency in knowledge base.
    1Unscheduled  0All shifts available  
Task Force Member
Selected by the Task Force Leader for short term project lasting 3 - 6 months to assist in planning, implementing and evaluation a specific activity. Subject to the Task Force Policy and Procedure. Demonstration of ability to organize and execute quickly and effectively and show outcomes and results. Knowledge of the ANNA organization required as well as written and verbal communication skills. Would require, in some situations, the ability to respond on short notice. Requirements for technical expertise would be matched with volunteer's disclosure of proficiency in knowledge base.
    1Unscheduled  0All shifts available  

K - Think Tank

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Think Tank Leader
Appointed by the President or designee as needed for short term assignment lasting less than 3 months to respond to, advise and provide input on a specific issue or problem. Demonstrates excellent written and verbal communication skills. Would require, in some situations, the ability to respond on short notice. Requirements for technical expertise would be matched with volunteer's disclosure of proficiency in knowledge base.
    1Unscheduled  0All shifts available  
Think Tank Member
Appointed by the Think Tank Leader for short term assignment lasting less than 3 months to respond to, advise and provide input on a specific issue or problem. Demonstrates excellent written and verbal communication skills. Would require, in some situations, the ability to respond on short notice. Requirements for technical expertise would be matched with volunteer's disclosure of proficiency in knowledge base.
    1Unscheduled  0All shifts available  

L - Exhibit Coverage and Representation at ANNA or Other Meetings

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Exhibit Coverage/ANNA Representative
Appointed by the President or designee to represent ANNA during exhibits or meetings where ANNA presence is required. Knowledge of the ANNA organization is required and demonstrates excellent written and verbal communication skills. Would require, in some situations, the ability to respond on short notice. Requirements for technical expertise would be matched with volunteer's disclosure of proficiency in knowledge base.
    1Unscheduled  0All shifts available  

M - Public Speaking and Presentations

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Abstract Presentation
Individuals with demonstrated ability to prepare abstracts for practice or research and to speak publicly on content and areas of proficiency in knowledge base. Subject to the Calls for Abstracts for the National Symposium and other related Policies and Procedures.
    1Unscheduled  0All shifts available  
Speaker at Education Programs at Chapter Level
Individuals with demonstrated ability to speak publicly on content and areas of proficiency in knowledge base.
    1Unscheduled  0All shifts available  
Speaker at Education Programs at National Level
Individuals with demonstrated ability to speak publicly on content and areas of proficiency in knowledge base, subject to policies and procedures for conference planning and the specific plans for ANNA educational programs.
    1Unscheduled  0All shifts available  

N - Disaster Recovery / Emergency Response

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Responder to Disaster and Emergencies

ANNA is coordinating nurses and technicians who are willing to serve as a volunteer for the Kidney Community Emergency Response Coalition (KCERC). The list will serve as a means to quickly identify volunteers. Please click on the following link to register for this activity. [link="http://www.annanurse.org/disaster"] Additional information is available at ANNAnurse.org/disaster.

    1Unscheduled  0All shifts available  

O - Health Policy and Advocacy

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Capitol Gang Member
ANNA members who reside in the greater Washington, DC metropolitan area to help support ANNA's health policy and advocacy efforts in the nation's capitol and serve as a local resource for ANNA's government relations representatives at Drinker Biddle and Reath. Activities in which the Capitol Gang are enlisted include: accompanying the ANNA government relations representatives on meetings with members of Congress and their staff, attending federal agency meetings with the government relations representatives, reviewing and providing input on draft legislation, representing ANNA at press conferences or other public meetings, and other advocacy activities. Whenever Capitol Gang members are solicited for involvement, they are provided with all the information and support they need to be effective advocates.
    1Unscheduled  0All shifts available  
Capwiz Advisor (Member of the Health Policy Committee)
Selected by the Chairperson for a 2 year term. Oversees the use of Capwiz including identification of legislative issues that should be posted, preparation of letters for posting; promotion and tracking of the use of Capwiz. (See ANNA website for detail about qualifications/requirements and role description, including time commitments and meeting expectations) Full member of ANNA. 3 years experience in nephrology nursing, nephrology nursing certification preferred; member of ANA and/or state nurses' association, preferred. Established knowledge base in nephrology, transplantation and related therapies. Knowledge of and experience in legislative and regulatory process; past attendance at NIWI and/or ANNA Health Policy Workshop. Demonstrated public speaking and writing skills. Knowledge of software and access to computer facilitated communication for E-mail and word processing.
    1Unscheduled  0All shifts available  
Health Policy Advisor

Selected by the Health Policy Committee Chairperson in collaboration with the National Director for a 2 year term, the first year serving as designate. For respective region, monitors and responds to legislative and regulatory issues impacting nephrology nursing practice and the patients to whom care is provided; participates in coordinating educational activities and materials involving ANNA and ESRD health policy decision-making, and responds to requests to amend or initiate new positions statements, promotes members understanding of health policy. Recruits State Health Policy Directors and serves as a resource to them. (See ANNA website for detail about qualifications/requirements and role description, including time commitments and meeting expectations) Full member of ANNA. member of ANA and/or state nurses' association preferred; 2 years of practice in nephrology nursing, nephrology nursing certification preferred; demonstrates public speaking and writing skills; past attendance at NIWI and/or ANNA Health Policy Workshop. Knowledge of software and access to computer facilitated communication for E-mail and word processing.

    1Unscheduled  0All shifts available  
Health Policy Committee Chairperson
Appointed by the President-Elect with Board approval for a 2 year term, the first year serving as designate. Monitors legislative and regulatory issues impacting nephrology nursing practice and the patients to whom care is provided, coordinates educational activities and materials involving ANNA and ESRD health policy decision-making, identifies need to amend or initiate new positions statements, promotes members understanding of health policy at all levels of the organization. (See ANNA website for detail about qualifications/requirements and role description, including time commitments and meeting expectations) Full member of ANNA for 3 years, member of ANA and/or state nurses' association preferred; 5 years of practice in nephrology nursing, nephrology nursing certification preferred; demonstrates public speaking and writing skills; past attendance at NIWI and/or ANNA Health Policy Workshop. Knowledge of software and access to computer facilitated communication for E-mail and word processing.
    1Unscheduled  0All shifts available  
Position Statement Advisor (Member of the Health Policy Committee)
Selected by the Chairperson for a 2 year term. Initiates the process for reveiw and revision of existing and new ANNA position statements. (See ANNA website for detail about qualifications/requirements and role description, including time commitments and meeting expectations) Full member of ANNA. 3 years experience in nephrology nursing, nephrology nursing certification preferred; member of ANA and/or state nurses' association, preferred. Established knowledge base in nephrology, transplantation and related therapies. Knowledge of and experience in legislative and regulatory process; past attendance at NIWI and/or ANNA Health Policy Workshop. Demonstrated public speaking and writing skills. Knowledge of software and access to computer facilitated communication for E-mail and word processing.
    1Unscheduled  0All shifts available  

P - General Interest as an ANNA Volunteer

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General ANNA Volunteer - Chapter Activities
In general, the volunteer is interested in being notified of activities not described above which may arise from time to time and require their skills and expertise.
    1Unscheduled  0All shifts available  
General ANNA Volunteer - National Activities
In general, the volunteer is interested in being notified of activities not described above which may arise from time to time and require their skills and expertise.
    1Unscheduled  0All shifts available  

Q - Special Opportunities

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Kidney Screenings
During the year, ANNA will again be collaborating with Amgen to sponsor kidney screenings at several NBC-sponsored Health Fairs. Last year ANNA members took part in kidney screenings held in Boston, MA, Los Angeles, CA, Chicago, IL, and Miami, FL. Public participants were screened for kidney disease, and many were identified with risk factors. ANNA members conducted both the health screening and counseling. ANNA's participation in NBC's Health Fair varies in the cities; however, it can be certain that the following NBC Health Fair Cities are possible choices: Washington, DC, Chicago, IL, Dallas, TX, Philadelphia, PA, Los Angeles, CA, Seattle, WA, Miami, FL, Raleigh, NC, Boston, MA, Providence, RI, Columbus, OH, San Jose, CA ANNA needs approximately 10 individuals for every screening event, which covers a Saturday and Sunday. One member will coordinate the volunteers and be the contact person for ANNA and Amgen. Four additional volunteers are needed for each day. RNs will assist participants with the screening process, and advanced practice nurses (nurse practitioners or clinical nurse specialists) will review the results of the screening with each participant. Volunteers will be paid a stipend as well as receive a per diem for meals and reimbursement for parking.
    1Unscheduled  0All shifts available  

R - Federal Agency Advisory Committees

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Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Advisory Committees
Advisory committees provide the FDA with independent advice from outside experts on issues related to human and veterinary drugs, biologic products, and medical devices. Candidates must provide detailed information regarding financial holdings, employment, research grants and contracts, and other potential conflicts of interest that may preclude membership. The ideal candidate will have a background in research and patient safety. Detail about the FDA Advisory Committees can be found at http://www.fda.gov/oc/advisory/
    1Unscheduled  0All shifts available  
National Advisory Council for Healthcare Research and Quality
The Council provides advice and recommendations to the Director, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), and to the Secretary, Department of HHS, on priorities for a national health services research agenda. The ideal candidate will have a background in research and patient safety. Go to http://www.ahrq.gov/about/council.htm for more information about AHRQ.
    1Unscheduled  0All shifts available  
National Advisory Council for Nursing Research (NACNR)
The NACNR provides the second level of review of grant applications and recommends to the Institute Director which applications should be approved and considered for funding. These recommendations are based not only on considerations of scientific merit, but also on the relevance of the proposed project to the Institute's programs and priorities. The ideal candidate will have a background in research and patient safety. Additional information can be found on the NACNR website: http://www.ninr.nih.gov/AboutNINR/NACNR/
    1Unscheduled  0All shifts available  
National Advisory Council on Nurse Education and Practice (NACNEP)
The NACNEP advises the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the U.S. Congress on policy issues related to the Title VIII programs administered by the HRSA Bureau of Health Professions Division of Nursing, including nurse workforce supply, education, and practice improvement. The ideal candidate will be from academia. More detail about NACNEP is available on the website http://bhpr.hrsa.gov/nursing/nacnep.htm.
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National Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) Advisory Council
The Council advises the Secretary, the Director, the National Institutes of Health, the Directors, and the NIDDK staff on matters relating to the conduct and support of research, training, health information dissemination, and other programs with respect to diabetes mellitus and endocrine and metabolic diseases; digestive diseases and nutrition; and kidney, urologic and hematologic diseases. The ideal candidate will have a background in research and patient safety. For more information about NIDDK, go to http://www2.niddk.nih.gov/.
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Technical Expert or Advisory Panel
Periodically, ANNA is asked by various private and governmental organizations to nominate members to serve on expert panels. Some of the organizations are the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), National Quality Forum (NQF) and Kidney Care Partners (KCP). This is a stimulating opportunity for ANNA members with excellent leadership and communication skills. Individuals appointed to these panels are frequently national leaders in the nursing and/or nephrology community. The time commitment varies with each individual opportunity.
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Mission Statement

The American Nephrology Nurses' Association (ANNA) promotes excellence in and appreciation of nephrology nursing so we can make a positive difference for people with kidney disease.

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