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Tobacco Treatment Specialist (FT Days - Simon Cancer Center)

University Hospital
Date Posted
07 October, 2021
Schedule & Shift
Full Time
Day
Requisition Number
317491
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Tobacco Treatment Specialist (FT Days - Simon Cancer Center)

Job Description

Overview

We are looking for team members who are passionate about challenging and significant work for the good of every patient. We are searching for individuals who are compassionate, serve with a purpose, are dedicated to supporting their team, and who seek excellence every day.

Sound like a perfect match? Apply now - we can't wait to hear from you!

The Tobacco Treatment Specialist (TTS) provides direct tobacco treatment care to cancer patients and education to patients and their families.  The Tobacco Treatment Specialist will possess a thorough grasp of all aspects of comprehensive, evidence-based tobacco treatment including the psychology of addictive behavior, physiological aspects of withdrawal, and evidence-based tobacco treatment modalities that facilitate the tobacco recovery process.

Engages participating individuals both telephonically and face-to-face and provides tobacco use assessment and treatment interventions in accordance with evidence-based practices. Collaborates with multidisciplinary team in provision of direct patient counseling services as appropriate.

Gather and record detailed and accurate information in regards to program participants and outcomes. Maintain thorough and confidential records of counseling sessions in the patient’s confidential electronic medical record. Participate in various research studies, applying protocols and procedures appropriate to the subject population as appropriate.

Completion of a Tobacco Treatment Specialist course accredited by the Council for Tobacco Treatment Training programs is required. National Certificate for Tobacco Treatment Practice is preferred. 

 Bachelor's Degree in Chemical Dependency or related area is required. Requires pending certification through ICAADA. Requires 400 hours of direct supervision as required by undergraduate chemical dependence degree.
• Requires pending certification through ICAADA.
• Requires some experience in the treatment of chemically dependent individuals.

 

Safeguarding our patients and each other is an important part of how we deliver the best care possible to the communities we serve. As a condition of employment, IU Health requires all new hires to receive various vaccinations, including the influenza and COVID-19 vaccines, barring an approved exemption. New hires will also be provided the option to submit proof of previous vaccination. The COVID-19 vaccine is not required to begin employment; however, all team members need to be fully vaccinated by September 1, 2021.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity and inclusion at IU Health. IU Health does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, national origin, gender identity and/or expression, marital status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

Qualifications for the Tobacco Treatment Specialist (FT Days - Simon Cancer Center) Role

Overview

We are looking for team members who are passionate about challenging and significant work for the good of every patient. We are searching for individuals who are compassionate, serve with a purpose, are dedicated to supporting their team, and who seek excellence every day.

Sound like a perfect match? Apply now - we can't wait to hear from you!

The Tobacco Treatment Specialist (TTS) provides direct tobacco treatment care to cancer patients and education to patients and their families.  The Tobacco Treatment Specialist will possess a thorough grasp of all aspects of comprehensive, evidence-based tobacco treatment including the psychology of addictive behavior, physiological aspects of withdrawal, and evidence-based tobacco treatment modalities that facilitate the tobacco recovery process.

Engages participating individuals both telephonically and face-to-face and provides tobacco use assessment and treatment interventions in accordance with evidence-based practices. Collaborates with multidisciplinary team in provision of direct patient counseling services as appropriate.

Gather and record detailed and accurate information in regards to program participants and outcomes. Maintain thorough and confidential records of counseling sessions in the patient’s confidential electronic medical record. Participate in various research studies, applying protocols and procedures appropriate to the subject population as appropriate.

Completion of a Tobacco Treatment Specialist course accredited by the Council for Tobacco Treatment Training programs is required. National Certificate for Tobacco Treatment Practice is preferred. 

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     Bachelor's Degree in Chemical Dependency or related area is required. Requires pending certification through ICAADA. Requires 400 hours of direct supervision as required by undergraduate chemical dependence degree.
  •  Requires pending certification through ICAADA.
  •  Requires some experience in the treatment of chemically dependent individuals.
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Indiana University Health is Indiana’s most comprehensive health system, with 16 hospitals and more than 34,000 team members serving Hoosiers across the state. Our partnership with the Indiana University School of Medicine gives our team members access to the very latest science and the very best training, advancing care for all. We’re looking for team members who share the things that matter most to us. People who are inspired by challenging and meaningful work for the good of every patient. People who are compassionate and serve with a purpose. People who aspire to excellence every day. People who are always ready to apply themselves.

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