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Location: Aurora, CO, United States
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: 144508
Date Posted: Sep 22, 2023
Provides inpatient tobacco and/or nicotine cessation counseling at the bedside and serves as a tobacco and nicotine treatment resource for physicians, staff and families.
Work Schedule: Full Time Days
Identifies and provides treatment to inpatient tobacco and nicotine users utilizing motivational interviewing techniques.
Communicates with physicians, nurses and patients to provide or adjust NRT as well as educates on pharmacotherapy to ensure patient comfort and safety.
Educates patients on smoking cessation strategies, behavioral modifications, addresses NRT access issues and other cessation challenges while collaborating with patients to create an individualized quit plan. Enrolls interested patients in the COMITT program.
Provides follow-up phone support for patients enrolled in COMITT program and documents patient encounters in electronic medical record.
Within scope of job, requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgement and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment and take appropriate action.
The pay range for this position is: $24.11 - $36.17 / hour. Pay is dependent on applicant's relevant experience.
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