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Provide client-centered counseling and research support for a study of tobacco cessation treatment jointly located at the University of Kansas Medical Center and Swope Health Central. The position reports to the Project Director and the study Principal Investigator.

Required Qualifications
Bachelor's degree in psychology, counseling, public health or a human services service related field. Evening availability (1-2 evenings per week) . Work/training history must demonstrate ability to work with a team. Must demonstrate excellent organizational, oral and written skills, ability to communicate effectively, and handle multiple tasks simultaneously. Position requires high level of attention to detail. Ability to work independently. Ability to follow strict counseling procedures and protocols.

Preferred Qualifications
Master's degree in psychology, counseling, public health or a human services service related field. Previous experience working on a research study with human subjects. Previous addictions or counseling experience. Background in smoking cessation/tobacco control. Demonstrated ability with MS Word, Excel, Access, CRIS.

Instructions for applying
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THE FOLLOWING FIELDS ARE USED FOR THE POSITION DESCRIPTION
Duty (1) Description
Work with the research study's Principal Investigator and Project Director to provide in-person and telephone-based smoking cessation counseling to study participants using a health education client-centered style of counseling.

Duty (1) Essential or Marginal
Essential

Duty (2) Description
Participate in counseling supervision for maintaining quality and fidelity of counseling.

Duty (2) Essential or Marginal
Essential

Duty (3) Description
Maintain accurate and confidential study records.

Duty (3) Essential or Marginal
Essential

Duty (4) Description
Conduct data collection and data entry.

Duty (4) Essential or Marginal
Essential

Duty (5) Description
Recruit and enroll participants into the study.

Duty (5) Essential or Marginal
Essential

Duty (6) Description
Other duties as assigned.

Duty (6) Essential or Marginal
Marginal

Duty (7) Description

Duty (7) Essential or Marginal

Duty (8) Description

Duty (8) Essential or Marginal

Duty (9) Description

Duty (9) Essential or Marginal

Duty (10) Description

Duty (10) Essential or Marginal

Mental/Cognitive Requirements:
Communication
Comprehend and use basic language, either written or spoken, to communicate information and ideas
Yes

Comprehend and use technical or professional language, either written or spoken, to communicate complex ideas
Yes

Calculation
Perform numerical operations using basic counting, adding, subtracting, multiplying or dividing
Yes

Perform Complex quantitative calculations or reasoning using algebra, geometry, statistics, or abstract symbols
Yes

Problem Solving
Formulate and apply appropriate course of action for routine or familiar situations
Yes

Use logic to define problem, collect information, establish facts, draw valid conclusions, interpret information and deal with abstract variables for unique or unfamiliar situations
Yes

Other Mental/Cognitive Requirements (please describe)

Physical Activities
Repetitive Motion - Repeating movements of arms, hands, wrists
Frequently (2.5 to 5.5 hours/day)

Talk - Express or exchange ideas verbally
Frequently (2.5 to 5.5 hours/day)

Hear - Perceive sound by ear
Frequently (2.5 to 5.5 hours/day)

See - Obtain impressions through the eye
Constantly (5.5+ hours/day)

Level of physical activity
Light

Physical Requirements
Kneel- Bend legs at knee, come to rest on knees

Crouch/Squat - Bend body down and forward, bending legs and spine

Crawl - Move on hands, knees and feet

Climb - Ascend/descend ladders, stairs, ramps

Sit

Stand

Walk - Move about on foot

Average distance per shift

Stoop - Bend downward and forward at waist

Lift - Raise or lower 10 lbs. from one level to another

Lift - Raise or lower 25 lbs. from one level to another

Carry - Transport an object

Push - Press with steady force, thrust objects forward, downward, outward

Pull - Drag or tug objects

Turn/twist - Move a body part in circular motion

Bend - Bend downward and forward by bending the spine at waist

Balance - Exceeding ordinary body equilibrium

Reach - Extend hands and arms in any direction

Handle - Seize, hold, turn with hands

Ability to distinguish color

Other Physical Activity (please describe)

Average amount of time for other physical activity

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