Charlotte, NC, United States
Job ID: 5172
Job Family: Nursing
Specialty: Critical Care
Status: Full Time
Shift Details: Regular
Department Name: 55541005040407-Poison Center
Location: APC Bldg J - Pharmacy - 4400 Golf Acres Dr
Job SummaryHealth care professional who provides poison information to consumers and health care providers. Assumes responsibility for obtaining the history of exposure, assessing the severity of toxicity through judgment and interpretation of toxicology.
Works primarily in the Poison Center. Majority of time is sitting, with frequent telephone use and exposure to computer monitor. May assist in patient evaluation and treatment in the Emergency Department as requested. Must be able to operate telephone, computer and recording device equipment. Each teammate has the responsibility to work in a safe environment.
Graduate from an accredited school of nursing, ACPE accredited pharmacy school, or medical school required. Registered nurse, registered pharmacist, physician’s assistant or physician (MD or DO) required. Two years clinical experience preferred; North Carolina license to practice required. Basic Life Support for Healthcare Provider from AHA required. Obtain certification as a Certified Specialist in Poison Information administered by the American Association of Poison Control Centers (AAPCC) within three examination periods and recertify as required by the AAPCC and North Carolina Poison Control required. Proficiency in Microsoft Office and keyboard skills preferred.
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