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Project Assistant II, Tobacco Cessation Projects, Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center – Georgetown University Medical Center
The Cancer Prevention and Control Program at the Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center of Georgetown University has an opening for an experienced tobacco treatment specialist to work on two NCI-funded smoking cessation interventions: one with individuals undergoing lung cancer screening (the LSTH program), and one with individuals who have been diagnosed with cancer (the STAR clinical program). The TTS will conduct a telephone-based and in person smoking cessation interventions. Additional responsibilities include participant assessments and data management. Duties include but are not limited to:
Conduct telephone interviews with research participants undergoing lung cancer screening.
Conduct telephone counseling for smoking cessation with research participants undergoing lung cancer screening.
Conduct face to face and telephone-based smoking cessation counseling with individuals diagnosed with cancer for the STAR program.
Conduct data management and data entry tasks for the STAR clinical program.
Mail materials to participants.
Assist the PI in developing the smoking cessation protocol for Lombardi cancer patients.
Assist the PI and co-investigators in talking with Lombardi and GUMC clinicians to seek patient referrals to the program.
Bachelor's or Master's degree in psychology, public health, or another social science is required
Must have undergone a training program for tobacco treatment specialists and have at least three years of experience serving as tobacco treatment specialist
Prior experience working on behavioral tobacco-related research or clinical projects
Fluent Spanish is preferred but not required
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