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Administrative/Fellowship Coordinator - Pediatric Infectious Disease Job

Job Number: RIH16064

Job Title: Administrative/Fellowship Coordinator - Pediatric Infectious Disease

Department: Div of Pedi Infectious Disease - 1014032

Facility: Rhode Island Hospital

Location: Providence, RI

With the increasing scope and complexity of program requirements and documentation, the Fellowship
Coordinator must have superior organizational skills. The ability to prioritize work independently and meet important deadlines is critical.

The Administrative Coordinator should demonstrate superior skills in:
a) written and verbal communication
b) problem-solving and decision-making
c) administration and organization
d) prioritization
e) goal-setting and long range planning
f) timeliness
g) computer skills (word processing, spreadsheet, web)
h) data analysis
i) excellent interpersonal skills

The Administrative Coordinator should have broad knowledge of:
a) fellowship program requirements for training and accreditation
b) privacy and professionalism related to faculty or trainee issues and evaluation records
c) curriculum design
d) information technology


Requirements: Bachelor’s degree required, concentration in Business Administration preferred OR three or more years’ experience in academic setting accepted in lieu of degree. Prior experience as a Residency/Administrative Coordinator, who has worked on training programs in hospital setting preferred. Travel may be required throughout all Lifespan system locations.

Under the supervision of the Program Director of the Fellowship Program, the Administrative Coordinator is responsible for the day-to-day administration of the fellowship program, inclusive of coordination of administrative functions, management of the evaluation and credentialing of fellows and attending staff, recruitment, program accreditation, and use of information technology. The Administrative Coordinator provides administrative support to the director of the fellowship program and its fellows, and serves as liaison between attending physicians, residents, fellow(s), medical students and institutional and regulatory administrative offices (including the Office of Graduate Medical Education).