Liberal Arts Career Services
Liberal Arts Career Services

American Cancer Society, Bilingual (Spanish) Cancer Information Specialist, Application Deadline, BTT Gateway Job ID 10192

Fri, April 24, 2015

 Explore this position and learn how to apply via your BTT Gateway account,  BTT Gateway Job ID 10192 

The primary role of the Cancer Information Specialist is to empower cancer patients, their families, caregivers and health professionals through supportive discussion and the delivery of high quality cancer related information. The CIS conducts an evaluation of stated and implied needs to further enhance the patient’s ability to increase decision making and patient activation. The CIS assesses psycho-social stress and addresses opportunities for improving emotional needs throughout the cancer journey. The CIS further matches national and local resource support leading to improved quality of life in the areas of prevention, detection, ‘diagnosis and treatment’ to survivorship. ACS patient programs are matched to patient’s needs and offered as additional support. Inquiries are answered by telephone, email and chat. The CIS demonstrates exceptional relationship- building skills to increases loyalty between callers and the American Cancer Society, as well as other arms of the organization.

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