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Job Summary

This is a grant funded position with the Tobacco Cessation Program at the HIV/AIDS Treatment Program at Michigan Medicine. This position will require the ability to assess patients and provide tobacco cessation counseling and education to adults around issues unique to persons living with HIV/AIDS and their families and supports.  The position will require experience with, understanding of, and expertise with Tobacco Cessation evidence-based practices, particularly Motivational Interviewing. This position will be managing and maintaining both administrative and patient care responsibilities for the program.

Mission Statement

Michigan Medicine improves the health of patients, populations and communities through excellence in education, patient care, community service, research and technology development, and through leadership activities in Michigan, nationally and internationally.  Our mission is guided by our Strategic Principles and has three critical components; patient care, education and research that together enhance our contribution to society.


  • Provide direct tobacco cessation counseling with HATP patients
  • Develop quit plans with patients to assist in tobacco cessation
  • Follow-up with patients around their goals and objectives for tobacco cessation
  • Contribute to program design and delivery
  • Collaborate with Regional Tobacco Section and HIV Care and Prevention staff
  • Coordinate care with physicians, nurses, medical assistants, social workers, psychiatrists and other HATP staff
  • Provide educational tobacco cessation classes and/or workshops for patients
  • Gather and enter data into program-specific software
  • Analyze data and develop programing around health disparities and identified needs
  • Help develop program goals, objectives, content, materials, resources and marketing
  • Complete certification for Trained Tobacco Cessation counselor, including all required trainings as directed by HATP administrator
  • Remain up to date on issues related to Tobacco Cessation and HIV/AIDS
  • Advocate as needed within the hospital and community on behalf of patients/families/supports to maximize access to appropriate and necessary services
  • Enter patient data and information into patient electronic medical records
  • Maintain confidentiality of patient information as acquired
  • Maintain appropriate professional standards
  • Follows the mission, vision and values of Michigan Medicine


Required Qualifications*

Minimum of Bachelor’s degree in Public Health, Health Education, Social Work or other Human Services field. Experience with Tobacco Cessation. Experience with HIV and/or the LGBTQ community preferred.

Additional Information

This position is grant-funded through the “Tobacco Use Reduction in People Living with HIV project,” under the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services.  Employment is dependent on re-allocation of grant.

Background Screening

Michigan Medicine conducts background screening and pre-employment drug testing on job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent job offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background screenings.  Background screenings are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Report Act. Pre-employment drug testing applies to all selected candidates, including new or additional faculty and staff appointments, as well as transfers from other U-M campuses.

Application Deadline

Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days.  The review and selection process may begin as early as the eighth day after posting. This opening may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.