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Parkinson's Coordinator

New York Institute of Technology
Job Location:
Old Westbury, 11568
Health and Medical Services
Job ID: 2024-3618

Division: Academic Health Care Center

# of Openings: 1

Position Type: Staff

Type: Regular Full-Time

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New York Institute of Technology's six schools and colleges offer undergraduate, graduate, and professional degree programs in in-demand disciplines including computer science, data science, and cybersecurity; biology, health professions, and medicine; architecture and design; engineering; IT and digital technologies; management; and energy and sustainability. A nonprofit, independent, private, and nonsectarian institute of higher education founded in 1955, it welcomes nearly 8,000 students worldwide.

The university has campuses in New York City and Long Island, New York; Jonesboro, Arkansas; and Vancouver, British Columbia, as well as programs around the world. More than 112,000 alumni are part of an engaged network of physicians, architects, scientists, engineers, business leaders, digital artists, and healthcare professionals. Together, the university's community of doers, makers, healers, and innovators empowers graduates to change the world, solve 21st-century challenges, and reinvent the future.

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  • Provide administrative assistance to the Adele Smithers Parkinson's Disease Treatment Center including, but not limited to, rehabilitative and restorative services.
  • Oversee the daily operations of the Rock Steady Boxing program for patients with Parkinson's disease. These responsibilities include: managing Zoom classes, regular communications (telephone and e-mail) to the program participants, managing the program schedule, obtaining medical clearances and program billing.
  • Serve as the American Parkinson Disease Association (APDA) Coordinator. Duties to include:
    • Respond to inquiries from callers requesting Parkinson's Disease information and connecting them to community resources.
    • Lead support groups.
    • Provide educational programs developed for People with Parkinson's Disease (PWP), care partners and the local community.
    • Maintain a database of Parkinson's Disease specific community resources and referrals to PwP, family members and health care professionals. 
    • Provide supportive services for care partners and other significant family members
  • Perform other functions and duties as required.


  • Bachelors' degree is required.

  • Required training in healthcare (e.g., nursing, social work, PT, OT or speech therapy).

  • Must be highly organized and dependable.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite.

  • Must have good interpersonal and communication skills.

This is a grant-funded position. 

New York Institute of Technology offers numerous opportunities to enhance personal and professional growth and provides employees with a competitive compensation and benefits program inclusive of  generous paid time off, holidays, tuition remission, and retirement plans with employer contributions.

New York Institute of Technology is an Equal Opportunity Employer - All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Other Information

In compliance with local legislation as well as to provide greater transparency to candidates, the annual base salary range for this position is listed. New York Tech considers factors such as (but not limited to) scope and responsibilities of the position, candidate experience/expertise, education/training, key skills, geographic location, internal peer equity as well as market, organizational considerations and/or applicable collective bargaining agreement when extending an offer.

Minimum Salary

USD $50,000.00/Yr.

Maximum Salary

USD $54,000.00/Yr.

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