May 24, 2022

Poison Center Control Specialist

  • UVA Health System
  • Charlottesville, VA, USA

Job Description

Provide poison call center services to both the general public and health care facilities. Works closely with other team members including physicians, nurses, epidemiologist, and educators within the very specialized field of toxicology.

  • Provides case management and decision making to the public and healthcare professions:
  • Participates in quality efforts:
  • Managers multiple information systems:
  • Lifelong learning encompasses:
  • Empowered Leaders Demonstrate Knowledge and Actively Participate in Shared Governance:
  • Relationship based care reflects the influence of the nurse’s relationship with self, colleagues and patient/family on patient experience:
  • In addition to the above job responsibilities, other duties may be assigned.
Position Compensation Range: $31.35 - $50.16 Hourly

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

Education: Graduate of an accredited nursing program.
Experience: 3 years relevant experience
Licensure: Licensed to Practice as a Registered Nurse in the Commonwealth of Virginia. National Certification in Poison Information within 3 years of hire date. American Heart Association (AHA) Health Care Provider BLS certification required.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

This is primarily a sedentary job involving extensive use of desktop computers. The job does occasionally require traveling some distance to attend meetings, and programs.


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