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National Manager, Tobacco Programs (NAT #1920-21)

City: Nationwide

The American Lung Association has a great opportunity for a National Manager, Tobacco Programs to join our incredible team. Working as a member of the Health Promotion & Education Team, you will join an outstanding group of professionals dedicated to our mission: to save lives by improving lung health and preventing lung disease, through research, education and advocacy.

In this role, the National Manager works under the supervision of the National Senior Director in the support of managing a five-year Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Technical Assistance to Increase Tobacco Cessation project. The project is designed to use proven strategies in a coordinated, comprehensive approach to significantly increase knowledge and action on the part of state tobacco control programs, existing and new national partners and healthcare systems to increase knowledge and adoption of strategies that improve and sustain the capacity of health systems to deliver cessation services and support cessation interventions. This is a grant funded position.

Responsibilities

  • Technical Assistance to Increase Tobacco Cessation Project Implementation
    Serve as Project Manager and manage key deliverables including:
    • Assessing health systems policy, data compilation, resource development, dissemination, training and ongoing technical assistance.
  • Provide technical assistance to state tobacco control programs and national and state partners on:
    • Promoting comprehensive cessation insurance coverage.
    • Increasing knowledge/understanding of strategies to improve health systems’ identification of tobacco users, delivery of cessation services, and support of cessation services.
    • Increasing adoption of health system change strategies to promote and support cessation.
    • Increasing the number of healthcare systems that have implemented policies to integrate tobacco treatment into routine clinical care through state tobacco control programs and national and state tobacco control partners.
    • Increasing the number of healthcare systems that have utilized the American Lung Association’s EHR and Cessation Intervention Toolkit to implement tobacco treatment into routine clinical care.
    • Increasing the number of healthcare systems that serve populations disparately affected by tobacco use that integrate tobacco treatment into clinical care and increase access to tobacco treatments.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in public health, public policy, social services or related field.
  • Three to five years’ working experience in the field of public health, health education, housing or social services.
  • Strong skills in project management, program development, and partnership development.
  • Experience with policy implementation, community organizing, tobacco control, and working with under-served communities preferred. Excellent written and oral communications skills.
  • Ability to work well with a team, under pressure, and follow through to completion on assigned projects and meet deadlines.
  • Organizational skills for handling details, setting project and administrative priorities.
  • Computer proficiency in MS Office, web-based and electronic communication essential. Some travel required.
  • Consistent with its mission, the American Lung Association maintains a smoke-free work place, all employees must abstain from tobacco use in any form.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

To apply send cover letter, resume and salary requirements to (include job title and job number in subject of email):

Human Resources Department
American Lung Association
Email:  [email protected]

The American Lung Association is dedicated to a diverse workforce.
Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V

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