APDA Center Coordinator

Job description

Hyde Park Campus

20121 BSD-Neurology

About the Unit
The Department of Neurology at The University of Chicago Medical Center has a great history and tradition, having made significant contributions to neurological training, clinical care, and the basic understanding of neurological disease.

Job Information

Job Summary:

This is a part-time Coordinator position working directly with the American Parkinson Disease Association (APDA) Center. Under the supervision of the Center Medical Director, the APDA Coordinator will support PD patients raising awareness of the APDA mission, encouraging the formation of Support Groups, Exercise Programs and Education Sessions.


  • The Coordinator will assist the APDA national offices by promptly responding to patient telephone inquiries, providing referrals to movement specialists as needed, providing patients with support and referrals to social service resources e.g., financial, nursing home, hospice, etc.
  • Coordinate educational and support groups, assist with national office initiatives e.g., fundraising.
  • The Center Coordinator will also ensure Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) are implemented and documented in accordance with grant sponsor, Medical Director, and regulatory agency specifications.
  • Prepares records, maintains center documents and contributions and transmits this information to the national office for recording and acknowledgement.
  • Educates patients about center operations and coordinates visits.
  • Organizes and attends site visits from sponsors and other relevant center meetings.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

  • Prior health care and or social services experience required.
  • Demonstrated excellent written and verbal skills.
  • Strong organizational and problem-solving skills.
  • Demonstrated excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to interact and communicate with clarity, tact, and courtesy with patrons, patients, staff, faculty, students, and others.
  • Adaptability to changing working situations and work assignments.

Additional Requirements

Education, Experience and Certifications:
  • Bachelor's degree or a combination of four years of education and related work experience required.
  • Prior health care and or social services experience required.
  • Standard office skills and experience in direct patient contact or clinical care setting

This position is funded by an award (grant) received from an outside source. Duration of employment shall not exceed the actual length of the award and is contingent upon the continued availability of funding from this award at its current financial level.

Required Documents:
  • Resume required

NOTE: When applying, all required documents MUST be uploaded under the Resume/CV section of the application

Benefit Eligibility

Pay Frequency

Pay Range
Depends on Qualification

Scheduled Weekly Hours


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Job No:
Posted: 7/7/2018
Application Due: 8/23/2018
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