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American Cancer Society, Cancer Information Specialist, Application Deadline, BTT Gateway Job ID 9786

Fri, March 6, 2015

Explore this position and learn how to apply via your BTT Gateway account, Job ID 9786

One hundred years ago, the American Cancer Society began the fight of a lifetime – the fight against cancer. After 100 years of saving lives and creating more birthdays, we’re leading the way in working tirelessly to transform cancer from deadly to treatable and from treatable to preventable. We want to finish the fight against Cancer, and we want you to help us! 

As a Cancer Information Specialist your primary role 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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