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Program Coordinator - Palliative Care


Program Coordinator - Palliative Care

  • 531446
  • Medical Center
  • Medicine
  • Full Time
  • Opening on: Nov 30 2022
  • Grade 104
  • Job Type: Officer of Administration
  • Bargaining Unit: n/a
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • End Date if Temporary: n/a
  • Hours Per Week: 35
  • Salary Range: $61,500 - $75,000

Position Summary

Reporting to the Director of Palliative care and the Division Administrator, the Program Coordinator will support the day-to-day operations of the Clinical Service and the Fellowship Program in the Division of Palliative Care.


  • Responsible for coordinating the Palliative Care Fellowship Program: responding to inquiries about the program; advising potential applicants about application procedures and programmatic elements; and managing the application and evaluation databases.
  • Coordinate candidate interviews including scheduling.
  • Process fellowship appointments and reappointments.
  • Assist with site visit preparation, program audits, and recertification applications.
  • Process temporary appointments for visiting fellows.
  • Maintain individual fellow files, ERAS, and Medhub system.
  • Compile and retain divisional CME conference attendance lists.
  • Complete ABIM/ACGME surveys.
  • Serve as the liaison to the Graduate Medical Office, human resources, payroll, and benefits operations of the University and Hospital.
  • Manage the Director's calendar: coordinating meeting schedules, and making travel arrangements.
  • Process reimbursements, check requests, and purchase order requisitions.
  • Coordinate faculty recruitment process.
  • Respond to routine correspondence, visitors and telephone calls.
  • Maintain records or files, and provide additional administrative support.
  • Perform additional related duties as needed.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent in education, training and experience, plus three years of related experience
  • Excellent communication, organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, Word, PowerPoint and Excel
  • Ability to efficiently multi-task, prioritize and complete assignments in a timely manner

Other Requirements

  • Successful completion of applicable compliance and systems training requirement

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