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Specialist - Tobacco Cessation Program

The Hawai‘i Pacific Health Research Institute (HPHRI) is dedicated to expanding our knowledge and investigation of the most advanced methods of health prevention in Hawai‘i. HPHRI researchers conduct more than 200 clinical trials within the Hawai‘i Pacific Health network of hospitals — Kapi'olani Medical Center for Women & Children, Pali Momi Medical Center, Straub Medical Center and Wilcox Medical Center. The Institute oversees an impressive array of research projects, covering areas such as oncology, cardiology, emergency medicine and neonatology. It manages a multi-million dollar budget and a dedicated staff that includes more than 25 clinical research coordinators and up to 75 physicians. Our studies assure patient safety in all aspects of research as they break new ground in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of diseases.

For over ten years, the Hawaii State Department of Health’s Healthy Hawaii Initiative (HHI) has been supporting healthy lifestyles by implementing policies and programs to create sustainable changes in Hawaii’s communities, schools and workplaces. Launched in 2000, HHI is a statewide effort focused on reducing three core behaviors that contribute to chronic disease: smoking, inactivity and poor diet. HHI has made significant strides in helping Hawaii’s residents lead healthy lives and has been recognized for its success as a comprehensive public sector prevention program. HHI has expanded its efforts to also include chronic disease management programs and is now known as the Department of Health’s Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion Division (CDPHPD).

If you are diligent, detail-oriented and enjoy providing friendly customer service, you could be the ideal candidate for our Tobacco Cessation Specialist position. Your responsibilities would include providing overall support for Kapi‘olani Smokefree Families: Tobacco & Nicotine Cessation Program. These may include a variety of office operations and basic data entry, and assisting with the recruitment of program participants in hospital and community-based settings. We are looking for someone animated and orderly, who can carry out tasks efficiently with minimal supervision and shares our commitment to creating a healthier Hawai‘i.

Location: Kapiolani Medical Center for Women and Children, Honolulu, HI

Work Schedule: Day/Evening - 10 Hours

Work Type: Part Time Regular

FTE: 0.800000

Bargaining Unit: Non-Bargaining

Exempt: No

Minimum Qualifications: Associate’s degree or an equivalent combination of education, training, and/or work experience. Six (6) months of public health program experience. Valid Hawai‘i Driver’s License.

Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree. Experience working with tobacco cessation, alcohol or substance- use, health education, public health, mental or behavioral health, or related field.