Director, Maternal, Fetal & Neonatal Institute at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital

first_imgIn partnership with the Senior Director of Administration andthe Senior Director of Nursing, provides effective oversight forfinancial and budgetary performance, including explanation andjustification of actual vs budget variations of departmentalexpenses.Directs, coordinates and or participates in the preparation ofthe annual operating and capital budget along with the SeniorDirector of Administration and Senior Director of Nursing.Comply with all JHACH, JHU and JHHS administrative, financialand human resource policies.Work with JHACH President, Vice Dean/PIC, JHACH and ACSPPresident to develop annual and financial goals for theInstitute. The Johns Hopkins University is committed to equal opportunity forits faculty, staff, and students. To that end, the university doesnot discriminate on the basis of sex, gender, marital status,pregnancy, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age,disability, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity orexpression, veteran status or other legally protectedcharacteristic. The university is committed to providing qualifiedindividuals access to all academic and employment programs,benefits and activities on the basis of demonstrated ability,performance and merit without regard to personal factors that areirrelevant to the program involved.The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to apre-employment background check.If you are interested in applying for employment with The JohnsHopkins University and require special assistance or accommodationduring any part of the pre-employment process, please contact theHR Business Services Office at [email protected] For TTYusers, call via Maryland Relay or dial 711.The following additional provisions may apply depending on whichcampus you will work. Your recruiter will adviseaccordingly.During the Influenza (“the flu”) season, as a condition ofemployment, The Johns Hopkins Institutions require all employeeswho provide ongoing services to patients or work in patient care orclinical care areas to have an annual influenza vaccination orpossess an approved medical or religious exception. Failure to meetthis requirement may result in termination of employment.The pre-employment physical for positions in clinical areas,laboratories, working with research subjects, or involvingcommunity contact requires documentation of immune status againstRubella (German measles), Rubeola (Measles), Mumps, Varicella(chickenpox), Hepatitis B and documentation of having received theTdap (Tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis) vaccination. This may includedocumentation of having two (2) MMR vaccines; two (2) Varicellavaccines; or antibody status to these diseases from laboratorytesting. Blood tests for immunities to these diseases areordinarily included in the pre-employment physical exam except forthose employees who provide results of blood tests or immunizationdocumentation from their own health care providers. Anyvaccinations required for these diseases will be given at no costin our Occupational Health office.Equal Opportunity EmployerNote: Job Postings are updated daily and remain online untilfilled.EEO is the LawLearn more:https://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdfImportant legal informationhttp://hrnt.jhu.edu/legal.cfm Clinical Affairs and Services The Maternal, Fetal & Neonatal Institute’s (MFNI)organizational structure is matrix-based and led by the InstituteMedical Director in collaboration with a Senior Director ofAdministration and a Senior Director of Nursing. The MFNI consistsof three divisions: neonatology, obstetrics and gynecology andmaternal fetal medicine. It spans across 8 affiliate hospitals, a97 bed NICU, outpatient ob/gyn, MFM and neonatal follow-up clinics,and labor and delivery at Bayfront Health St. Petersburg.The director provides leadership and direction to develop,recommend and implement programs, policies and procedures andstandards within the MFNI. S/he is accountable for drivingexcellence through the institute. Excellence is being acknowledgedas a leader in quality, clinical care, education and research byhis/her peers and acts as a partner to the leadership team. Thedirector is responsible for all aspects of clinical care within theMFNI and focuses on developing and maintaining an environment ofcare that is centered on quality and patient safety. S/he promotesa culture of accountability, teamwork and one that follows themission and values of JHACH and JHM. This individual is chargedwith setting strategies and the future direction of the MFNI incollaboration with the Senior Director of Nursing and the SeniorDirector of Administration, while working with all members of JHACHleadership to ensure alignment with the clinical and academicmission of the organization. This role has a significant impact onkey areas across the organization.Johns Hopkins All Children’s faculty collaborate and shareclinical, educational and research resources with colleagues inBaltimore. In the MFNI, collaborations generally are within theDepartment of Pediatrics, which includes the Division ofNeonatology and the Department of Gynecology & Obstetrics,which includes the Division of Gynecology & Obstetrics and theDivision of Maternal Fetal Medicine. The director will facilitatethese collaborations and will serve as the driving force for thecontinued academic transformation of the MFNI.The MFNI Director will hold a faculty appointment with JohnsHopkins University School of Medicine at the Associate Professorlevel or higher. The director will report to the Vice Dean andPhysician-in-Chief for Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital.Leadership and Institutional Accountabilities, ProgramBuilding Promotes the vision and mission of JHACH, JHM and JHU asarticulated by the leadership of all these institutions.Promotes a culture of academic excellence.Develops and promotes strategic objectives of the MFNI.Promotes strategic objectives of JHACH, JHM and JHU.Develops the Institute’s strategic plan to grow clinical,research and educational activities.Works with all members of JHACH leadership to ensure alignmentwith the clinical and academic mission of the organization.Facilitates bi-campus collaboration and engagement with JHU-SOMto support advancements in clinical care, quality, research,education, and faculty development.Achieves national ranking in the USNWR medical his/herspecialty ranking and other external measures of reputation andexcellence.Successful growth and development of the MFNI, Johns HopkinsAll Children’s, as a patient centered, integrated andsub-specialized neonatology, obstetrics & gynecology andmaternal fetal medicine service lines, with a strong research baseand excellent training programs.Achieves recognition of Johns Hopkins All Children’s as acenter of excellence in the state via the following: Plans, develops and obtains approval of fellowship programs inNeonatology (ACGME accredited) and Maternal Fetal Medicine (ACGMEaccredited).Actively and regularly participate in leadership meetings.Actively participate in JHACH, School of Medicine and JHHScommittee meetings as appropriate.Promotes faculty and other clinical inter-professional staffauthorship in peer reviewed journals.Develops and fosters collaborative opportunities acrossdifferent departments and institutes, both within the JHM network,external to the JHM network, and within the community.Ensures faculty and staff compliance with JHACH, JHM and JHUpolicies.Provides effective leadership and mentoring to faculty,physicians and trainees.Provides leadership as chief of medical service at JHACH andother affiliated institutions where Maternal, Fetal and Neonatalclinical services are provided, including the eight affiliatedLevel I-III NICU network hospitals in the region.Recruits and develops a diverse faculty and physicianworkforce.Promotes a positive work place environment.Promotes a culture of innovation and a commitment to academicgrowth and professional development. Areas of academic growthinclude development of new educational programs such as clinicalfellowships, postdoctoral research fellowships, and increasedinvolvement in clinical trials. Supports growth in translationalresearch and basic science research within the institute. Develops, fosters and grows high quality research with anemphasis on clinical translation, developmental therapies and basicscience focus.Fosters their own line of investigation in Neonatology,Obstetrics & Gynecology and/or Maternal Fetal Medicine andactively pursues external funding.Fosters and mentors faculty in the MFNI, and pursuescollaborations with local, and JHU Baltimore based clinical andbasic science research colleagues,Fosters environment of education, providing clinical, clinicalresearch and basic research education for medical students,residents, graduate students and fellows.center_img The director should be a board certified pediatric neonatologist,obstetrician, gynecologist or perinatologist who has shown throughhis or her career the ability to be an exceptionalphysician-scientist and a leader with vision and drive that cancreate a world-class program for the MFNI at JHACH. S/he shouldpossess current or past experience in high level research inhis/her field, as well as a history of NIH funding. The candidateshould also hold the ability to mentor junior faculty andresidents/fellows while fostering an environment of world-classresearch.Include CV and letter of interest in the application.Additional inquiries should be directed to Jeff Schroeder with AMNLeadership Solutions.Office – 469-524-1453Email – [email protected] Promotes a culture of clinical excellence in all practicesettings.Develops opportunities for growth of the Maternal Fetal &Neonatal clinical services in the region.Implements and adheres to all JHACH and JHH practice standardson patient access, scheduling and patient satisfaction.Responsible for all clinical-related aspects of care deliveredin the MFNI, as well as providing oversight for clinical quality,physician and staff engagement, research, workforce management andmaintaining a professional practice.Ensures compliance with regulatory agencies such as JointCommission and the Agency for Healthcare Administration.Responsible for the coordination of activities and ensurescontinual compliance with regulatory standards.Through collaborative practice with all members of the careteam, develop and monitor standards for clinical outcomes, andpatient safety that meet the high quality of care standards ofJHACH.Provides leadership and creates a culture that supports thedelivery of patient-centered, specialized, evidence-based careacross the continuum through an inter-professional approach totreatment, research, education and advocacy.Accountable for delivery of safe care within scope of practiceas defined by the Florida Medical Board and JHACH/JHM policy.Lead clinical program development and clinical businessdevelopment at JHACH for Neonatology, Obstetrics & Gynecologyand Maternal Fetal Medicine.Provide leadership in the development of satellite offices andhospital affiliations that would require provision of OB/GYN, MFMor Neonatology services.Provides leadership for clinical risk management activities forthe medical divisions of the Institute.Develops quality improvement processes that include goals anddefined performance measurementsMonitors division performance against the appropriate nationalbenchmarks and promotes patient-centered care.Provides clinical services in his/her area of expertise asrequired. – Development of a robust clinical program and network with thegoal of increasing market share; – Development of a strong researchprogram; the development of quality and safety informatics andbenchmarking;- Development of a strong collaboration with regional partners aswell as with Baltimore based Johns Hopkins School of Medicinefaculty. 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Bakery Services to see management buyout

first_imgTroubled bakery group Bakery Services is set to sell its two operating divisons, Inbake and Don Millers, to current directors Keith Bentley and David Drury for £50,000.The in-store bakery and café franchise company, which has has not reported a profit since 31 March, 2000, had previously told shareholders it was looking at ways to “enhance shareholder value”. It had also considered winding up the company but did not believe this option would generate any value for shareholders, it said last week.It had not received any firm expressions of interest from third parties, apart from Bentley and Drury, it added.The Alternative Investment Market-listed company’s plans are conditional upon the approval of shareholders in a general meeting, due to be held on 28 December. If approved, corporate financier Andrew Hunt would join the board as an additional director, tasked with identifying and securing investments in line with the company’s new proposed strategy.This strategy was to invest in, or acquire one or more businesses operating in the business process outsourcing sector within the UK, it said in a statement. Business process outsourcing encompasses the contracting of back- and front-office tasks, such as payroll, payment processing, information technology, data preparation, mailing and call centres.Bentley told British Baker that he was unable to comment further before the shareholders meeting.Bakery Services’ Inbake division manages and operates in-store bakeries, trading from concession sites, mainly in Co-op supermarkets. It currently employs 88 people and operates nine bakeries. Three of those sites are at risk, directors have suggested. The division reported a £51,873 profit for the 12 months to 31 March, 2007.Don Millers is a retail bakery and sandwich café franchise business. It has one one managed unit and six franchisees. The division reported a £200,717 loss for the 12 months to 31 March, 2007.last_img read more

Greensky Bluegrass Delivers One More Saturday Night Blowout In New Orleans [Photos]

first_imgGreensky Bluegrass | House Of Blues New Orleans | Jazz Fest Late Night | 5/6/17 | Photos by Dave Vann Photo: Chad Anderson Load remaining images On Saturday night, jam-grass favorites Greensky Bluegrass made their way to New Orleans on Jazz Fest’s final weekend for a performance as House of Blues New Orleans. Feeding off the potent musical energy in the Big Easy air on the second weekend of the annual New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, the band pushed through a second set power outage to deliver a fantastic show.After beginning with “Miss September” and “Demons,” the band went into deep improv mode for a nearly 30-minute “All Four” > “Kerosene” segment. After “In Control” and “A Letter to Seymour,” Michigan-based musician Joshua Davis took the stage to lend electric guitar and vocals to performances of “Walking The Dog” and “Last Winter in the Copper Country.” “Burn Them” followed, before a celebratory cover of the Grateful Dead‘s “One More Saturday Night” sung by Anders Beck brought set one to a close.Set two opened with “Broke Mountain Breakdown,” which saw the band push through a power outage, touching on “Bring Out Your Dead” and “Hit Parade Of Love” without microphones before completing the “Breakdown” and heading into “Ain’t No Bread in the Breadbox” once the power came back on. “The Four,” “Run or Die,” and “Room Without A Roof” followed, before the band closed the set with a cover of Traffic‘s “Light Up or Leave Me Alone.”The band came back for the encore with “Past My Prime,” and after leaving to once-again deafening applause, they returned for a second encore with their fan-favorite cover of Bruce Springsteen‘s “Atlantic City,” which resolved into a “Broke Mountain Breakdown” reprise.As always, you can download full audio of the performance now via LIVEDOWNLOADS. You can enjoy a full gallery of photos from Greensky’s New Orleans performance below, courtesy of photographer Chad Anderson.Greensky Bluegrass is back in action on Tuesday and Fort Lauderdale, FL’s Culture Room. For tickets, and full info on upcoming tour dates, head to the band’s website.SETLIST: Greensky Bluegrass | House of Blues New Orleans | New Orleans, LA | 5/6/17 (setlist via livedownloads.com)Set 1: Miss September, Demons, All Four > Kerosene, In Control, A Letter to Seymour, Walking The Dog*, Last Winter in the Copper Country*, Burn Them, One More Saturday NightSet 2: Broke Mountain Breakdown (Bring Out Your Dead, Hit Parade Of Love)^, Ain’t No Bread In The Breadbox, The Four>dRun Or Die, Room Without A Roof, Light Up Or Leave Me AloneEncore: Past My PrimeEncore 2: Atlantic City, Broke Mountain Breakdown (Reprise)*with Joshua Davis^fully acoustic while the power was outcenter_img Greensky Bluegrass | House Of Blues New Orleans | Jazz Fest Late Night | 5/6/17 | Photos by Chad Anderson Load remaining imageslast_img read more

Biden signs immigration orders as Congress awaits more

first_imgWASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden has signed a second spate of orders to undo his predecessor’s immigration policies, demonstrating the powers of the White House and its limitations without support from Congress. His orders on family separation, border security and legal immigration bring to nine the number of executive actions on immigration during his first two weeks in office. With proposed legislation to give legal status and a path to citizenship to all of the estimated 11 million people in the country who don’t have it, Biden has quickly taken aim at many of former President Donald Trump’s sweeping changes to deter immigration, both legal and illegal.last_img

Fifth annual Run Forrest Run race to support veterans

first_imgThe fifth annual Run Forrest Run 5/10K race to benefit the Gary Sinise Foundation (GSF) will commence Saturday at 9:30 a.m. in front of Hesburgh Library, where 900 American flags will be placed on the grass early Friday morning. The event was started by Lauren McKee, class of 2018, her freshman year at Notre Dame. Senior Nathaniel Hanson, who directed the event this year, said he assisted McKee in organizing the event while he was a member of Air Force ROTC. “Even though I am no longer in the Air Force, it made sense for me to carry over and make sure the event is a success,” Hanson said. NATHANIEL HANSON | The Observer Students, faculty and community members gather before the 2018 Run Forrest Run race in front of Hesburgh Library.The race is supported by community members and volunteers from all three branches of ROTC at Notre Dame — Navy, Army and Air Force. It is the second biggest race on campus after the Holy Half Marathon in April. McKee said they expect between 400 and 500 people by the time registration closes. Participants come from across the United States, the greater South Bend community and the Notre Dame community. It will probably be about two-thirds community members and one-third Notre Dame students, Hanson said. Junior Michael Terranova, who is the assistant director of the event and a member of Navy ROTC, said one participant has dressed up as Forrest Gump every year since the birth of the event. GSF is named after Sinise, who played Lieutenant Dan in “Forrest Gump,” and the foundation supports defenders, veterans, first responders, their families and those in need. The funds raised specifically at the run will benefit the Restoring Independence Supporting Empowerment program which builds custom homes to fit the needs of wounded veterans and their families. “They call these smart homes,” Terranova said. “They make it easier for [veterans] to live.” Donations come from individuals, teams and those participating in a virtual race. Even if people can’t make it to campus, they can sign up and run in their own time “for the real lieutenant Dan’s,” Hanson said. The combined funds raised in the past four years total to $57,000, but this year, Hanson and Terranova said they hope to receive $50,000. The guest speaker for this year’s event is Army major Jeremy Haynes. Haynes was shot four times, including once in his back, while serving in Afghanistan, Hanson said, and Haynes faced a long and painful recovery.“He is a continual testament to the human spirit. He continues to show that it is very possible to defy your doctors if you have the willpower,” Hanson said. Both Hanson and Terranova said the event is important to supporting veterans.“Without events like Run Forrest Run, without the Gary Sinise Foundation, a lot of veterans might find themselves in the position where they don’t have the money to deal with what happened to them during our wars,” Terranova said. “The least we can do is help them in any way possible to thank them for what they did for us and make sure that their quality of life, now that they are back home, is good. I think events like this are important to keep our veterans in the nation’s consciousness and memory.”Hanson said Notre Dame students should come out and run the race.“This is a truly good and admirable cause,” he said. “Thank your veterans for their service.”Tags: 10K race, ROTC, Run Forrest Run, Veteranslast_img read more

Dearth of West Coast Terminal Capacity for U.S. Coal Producers Pinning Hopes on Exports

first_img FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailPrint分享SNL:Western producers looking to export coal through the Pacific Coast are seeing their options dwindle as existing ports reach capacity and hopes for new ones dim.“The West is kind of limited in that you have a couple of ports in California and the main ones in Canada,” said William Wolf, vice president of business and market analysis at John T. Boyd Co. “You can only run so many tons through those facilities at this time.”Ridgway does not see much opportunity for these ports to grow because environmental groups in California would likely put a stop to any plans that would increase coal train traffic.Meanwhile, three proposed projects that could offer West Coast export options have hit major roadblocks. Oakland’s city council voted unanimously in June 2016 to prohibit coal shipments in the city, affecting the planned Oakland Bulk and Oversized Terminal in California, though the developer is suing to overturn the ban. The U.S. Army Corps also stopped the permitting process in May 2016 for the planned Gateway Pacific terminal in Washington state. An outgoing official threw a further obstacle in front of Pacific Gateway when he announced in January the expansion of an aquatic reserve to include the area where the terminal was planned. And in November 2016, an Oregon state agency announced the withdrawal of cases related to the planned Morrow Pacific coal terminal.More ($): Coal miners eyeing Asia market pin hopes on Wash. port as other options dry up Dearth of West Coast Terminal Capacity for U.S. Coal Producers Pinning Hopes on Exportslast_img read more

India’s NTPC plans to add 10GW of solar generation by 2022

first_img FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailPrint分享The Economic Times:State-owned power giant NTPC is planning to add 10GW of solar energy generation capacity by 2022, which entails an investment of around Rs 50,000 crore, to be funded mainly by green bonds, a source has said.At present, NTPC has installed renewable energy capacity of 920MW, which includes mainly solar energy. It has formulated a long-term plan to become a 130GW company by 2032 with 30 percent non-fossil fuel or renewable energy capacity.“The company will complete tendering of 2,300MW of solar energy capacity by the end of this fiscal. Thereafter, it has planned to add 4GW each in 2020-21 and 2021-22.”“The company is open to any borrowing option in the market, which is economical. However, it would mainly rely on green bonds which are offered for pure clean energy projects. The company wants to raise money through domestic as well as overseas green bonds,” the source said.The NTPC’s plans to add 10GW solar energy capacity assumes significance in view of India’s ambitious target of having 175GW of clean energy by 2022.More: NTPC to invest Rs 50,000 crore to add 10GW solar energy capacity by 2022 India’s NTPC plans to add 10GW of solar generation by 2022last_img read more

Salvadoran Defense Ministry Will Ask for $33.8 Million for Security

first_imgBy Dialogo May 11, 2011 The Salvadoran Defense Ministry will request a budgetary supplement of $33.8 million U.S. dollars in order to continue guaranteeing support for joint security measures with the National Civil Police (PNC). This was confirmed during the first week in May by the head of the Salvadoran Defense Ministry, Gen. David Munguía Payés, who also indicated that President Mauricio Funes will very soon announce a course correction in the security strategy he has been implementing since the beginning of his term, in June 2009, in cooperation with the PNC and the Army, which is marking the 187th anniversary of its founding this Saturday, 7 May, the date on which Soldier’s Day is celebrated in El Salvador, according to a report in the Salvadoran daily El Mundo [The World]. The Army has carried out that function of support for the police, by presidential order, since 6 November 2009, due to the high crime rates that have affected El Salvador for several months. In May 2010, Funes extended for a year the presence of military personnel in the streets to combat crime, an extension that expired on 6 May; added three thousand soldiers to military forces in twenty-nine areas; and expanded the troops’ activities to “blind spots” or unmonitored border locations, in addition to sending military personnel to some of the country’s prisons. The Salvadoran Armed Forces have over fifteen thousand members, including officers and enlisted personnel. Responsibility for public safety was withdrawn from the military by the peace agreements, but under exceptional circumstances, the president may require them to provide support for this purpose to the PNC, an institution that is independent from the Army and was created, together with other bodies, following the end of twelve years of hostilities, from 1980 to 1992. The nearly 34 million U.S. dollars, Munguía Payés specified, will be used to cover the expenses incurred by the institution since it was designated to carry out public-safety tasks such as surveillance along the borders and in prisons, as well as searching inmates’ visitors. “When we receive a mission that is in addition to the one we have and that implies the incorporation of new elements into the Armed Forces in order to carry out these plans, this implies more resources,” he said in justification. According to the highest-ranking Salvadoran military commander, around 3,500 soldiers have been incorporated into the security plan since 2010, and the money would be used to cover the cost of maintaining those personnel for two years. It would also cover salaries and the cost of food and supplies, such as uniforms. He also said that a meeting has already been held with the treasury minister and that it was the Security Cabinet’s idea to consolidate all the expenses of the PNC, the Public Prosecutor’s Office, and the militia for the next two years.last_img read more

Long Island Snow Storm May Bring Another 6 Inches

first_imgSign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York Long Island Rail Road riders commute at the Bay Shore station during a snow storm Feb. 3, 2014.Another winter storm could potentially blanket Long Island in a half a foot of snow, although the forecast will not be clear until the system gets closer to arrival later this week.After 2 inches of snow fell on Sunday, leading to a clear start to the week with temperatures below freezing, a “strong” storm is expected to start Wednesday night and continue into Thursday evening, according to the National Weather Service.“Although the exact track…timing and intensity are still uncertain…the potential exists for significant snowfall of 6 inches or more,” the agency’s Upton-based meteorologists said in a statement.As of Monday, it appears that the snow could start late Wednesday night when temps drop down into the 20s and could be a mix of rain and snow when the thermostat goes above freezing Thursday.A 30-percent chance of light snow is also forecast for Friday night before giving way to a sunny Saturday and cloudy Sunday with both days in the low-to-mid 30s.last_img read more