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Tobacco Cessation Specialist

AHMC Healthcare

This is a Full-time position in Los Angeles, CA posted June 11, 2022.

Under general supervision of the Tobacco Cessation Manager, this position involves planning, conducting, and evaluating a broad range of education programs for smoking cessation. This position requires full understanding and active participation in fulfilling the mission of Anaheim Regional Medical Center (ARMC). It is expected that the employee demonstrates behavior consistent with the core values of ARMC. The employee shall support Anaheim Regional Medical Centers strategic plan and goals and direction of the performance improvement plan. The employee will also be expected to support all organizational expectations including, but not limited to: Customer Service, Patient Rights, Confidentiality of Information, and Environment of Care.The Tobacco Cessation Specialist will also use research-based and best practices information to develop health educational material and edit tobacco cessation curriculum in respective language as needed. This position is also responsible for providing telephone hotline support, individual and group counseling support, and guidance to adult and youth audiences for tobacco cessation. The Tobacco Cessation Specialist is responsible for transportation needed in the coordination of smoking cessation outreach and education, as well as fulfill management of documentation in compliance with the County of Orange Tobacco Prevention and Cessation Program.+ Bilingual Spanish and English OR Vietnamese and English OR Farsi and English (read, write, speak) required+ Bachelors Degree in Health Science or related field preferred+ 1 year clinical health care or health education experience preferred+ Effective oral and written communication skills + Demonstrates ability to provide individual and large group counseling sessions for all audiences+ Competent in public speaking + Proficient in Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPointEssential Job Functions+ Consistently apply infection control policies/practices.+ Meet population specific competencies.+ Attend department specific education/training, inservices, and staff meetings.+ Participate in department specific performance improvement projects.+ Collects, prepares, and plans educational programs through personal interviews, group meetings, and library research; conducts preliminary analysis of such data; develops program services.+ Develops and disseminates public health education information; prepares Tobacco Cessation materials and activities; prepares informational materials to explain community services.+ Researches most recent best practices in tobacco education for revision of tobacco cessation curriculum.+ Plans, conducts, and evaluates smoking cessation classes and screenings when appropriate at designated local community locations; ensures materials, equipment, and facilities are arranged and set up accordingly. + Provides telephone hotline cessation services to both adult and youth callers. Assures confidentiality of information to all participants and provides follow-ups to determine cessation success.+ Identifies and catalogues community resources and leaders who will be useful in implementing health education programs within the various geographic areas.+ Responsible for all data collection and reporting requirements established by the tobacco prevention and cessation program contract.+ Maintain confidentiality of all records and information that pertains to patients, physicians, employees, the hospital, and its related interests.+ Perform special projects or other related work as requested.iCIMS Assigned Requisition ID: req14512 Shift: Days External Company Name: AHMC Healthcare Street: 1111 W. La Palma Ave
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