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30 Jul 2021

Full-Time Project Coordinator

jschmitt22 – Posted by jschmitt22 Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job Description

About the Department
The Chicago Center of HIV Elimination, embedded within the University of Chicago’s main campus in Hyde Park, is located in Chicago’s HIV epicenter. Of the 20 neighborhoods in the city with high annual HIV diagnosis rates (greater than 40 per 100,000), 13 of them are no more than eight miles from the University of Chicago. This area includes 4 of the 6 communities with the highest annual diagnosis rates in the city (Washington Park, West Englewood, Greater Grand Crossing and South Shore). Our position within the hardest hit neighborhoods in Chicago provides unique opportunities to advance HIV testing and prevention interventions locally, providing tangible results to those most affected and to improve the lives of those living with and without HIV infection. CCHE seeks to eliminate new HIV transmission events over the next 30 years (from 2011 to 2041) by using network science to target and integrate prevention as well as create structural and community-specific interventions.
Job Summary
The Project Coordinator will provide professional support and care coordination for routine HIV and STI testing in the emergency department in collaboration with the Section of Infectious Diseases. The program coordinator will support all research and quality improvement measures as it relates to STI and HIV testing. This position will work closely with the Director of ED STI/HIV Testing and the Director of HIV Clinical Engagement to expand STI and HIV testing rates and linkage to care in the emergency department. The Project Coordinator will be a part of the HIV Prevention and Care Team and will engage with clients over the phone and in person.

This position is grant funded.


  • Provide health education and staff trainings.
  • Support both data collection and data entry.
  • Linkage to care for HIV care and PrEP services.
  • STI treatment notification and linkage to care.
  • Provide sex-positive and LGBQ and TGNC affirming care.
  • Work in a healthcare setting.
  • Expected to actively pursue required trainings, knowledge and skills for professional development.
  • Expected to stay informed about the resources available on the south side of Chicago.
  • Prepares for or participate in quality assurance audits under supervision or following specific protocol procedures.
  • Participates in study-related documentation, such as protocol worksheets, procedural manuals, adverse event reports, institutional review board documents, or progress reports.
  • Performs other related work as needed.

Please see job posting for preferred qualifications and additional information.

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Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Full-Time. Salaries: 40,000 - 60,000.

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