Managing Director - New Mexico Poison Center
with faculty appointment - UNM College of Pharmacy
The University of New Mexico, College of Pharmacy and the New Mexico Poison and Drug Information Center, Albuquerque, are seeking a Managing Director for the Poison Center with a faculty appointment in the College of Pharmacy. Open rank/track.
- Responsibilities as Managing Director of the poison center include all aspects of poison center operations and support for the functions of the public educator and the Medical Director.
- Responsibilities of a faculty appointment in the College of Pharmacy include providing educational opportunities to students in the College, academic productivity, and other activities appropriate to the position. Academic rank commensurate with credentials and experience.
Minimum requirements: Doctoral degree; ABAT Certified - or specialty training in Medical Toxicology with appropriate board certification or eligibility. At least 2-3 years prior administrative, supervisory and teaching experience. Preference will be given to candidates with 2-3 years experience as a poison information specialist, prior fellowship training in clinical or medical toxicology, strong poison center administrative experience and evidence of scholarship.
The mission of the New Mexico Poison & Drug Information Center (NMPDIC) is to improve the health of New Mexicans by reducing illness and death associated with poisoning and by encouraging proper use of medications.
The NMPDIC is certified as a Regional Poison Center by the American Association of Poison Control Centers. NMPDIC provides the citizens and healthcare professionals of the State of New Mexico treatment recommendations 24-hours a day, 7-days a week.
Poison Control Center Specialist - Blue Ridge Poison Center
The University of Virginia Health System seeks a Poison Control Center Specialist for the Blue Ridge Poison Center.
- Provide Poison information to public and health care providers.
- Graduate of an accredited nursing program preferred or equivalent education with certification as Poison Specialist.
- 3-5 years’ experience or equivalent education and experience with existing National Certification in Poison Information.
- Must either be a registered nurse currently licensed to practice in the State of Virginia or equivalent educational level and experience with existing National Certification in Poison Information.
- Must obtain National Certification in Poison Information within 3 years or less of hire date.
- Employment in this job is conditioned upon satisfactory completion of a drug test.
Salary range for this role is $22.75/hr - $37.65/hr.
Rotating shifts and weekends. Full Time - 40 hours per week.
Apply online at www.uvajobsbeyondmeasure.com or contact Scott Dudley at 434-924-0200 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
About the University of Virginia Health System
The University of Virginia Health System is an academic health care center associated with the University of Virginia in Charlottesville. The health system includes a medical center (with main hospital, children's hospital, and clinic network), school of medicine, and health sciences library. The health system provides inpatient and outpatient care and patient education and conducts medical research and education.
Based in Charlottesville, the Health System also operates satellite locations throughout Virginia, in Albemarle, Amherst, Augusta, Campbell, Fluvanna, Louisa, Nelson, and Orange counties.
The University of Virginia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
Clinical Managing Director - Washington Poison Center
The Washington Poison Center (WAPC) is seeking qualified applicants for Clinical Managing Director. The clinical managing director is a hands-on leader with excellent communication and time management skills. She/he, in collaboration with administrative and physician directors, provides clinical management direction and leadership of the WAPC’s highly trained call center staff. This includes developing and maintaining call center protocol and procedure guidelines and training resources; providing quality improvement guidelines and oversight; and providing consultative support.
The Clinical Managing Director acts as the WAPC’s primary liaison with professional associations and organizations within the region.
The Clinical Managing Director has expert clinical skills. She/he will work in collaboration with the WAPC’s Medical Director to: review current toxicological issues and trends; review clinical management guidelines and the call center’s adherence to those guidelines; and monitor quality assurance using Toxicall and benchmarks with other poison centers. The Clinical Managing Director will encourage professional growth of call center staff, and remain current in the discipline of toxicology. The Clinical Managing Director works with the WAPC’s Executive Director and Leadership Team, ensuring compliance with state and federal standards. She/he will also monitor staffing to ensure call center coverage 24/7, 365 days per year. As part of the Leadership Team, the Clinical Managing Director will support and develop new programs and services at the WAPC. The role requires team leadership, management, and administrative skills. The ideal candidate will have strong communications, problem-solving, and conflict resolution skills, and can work both independently and as part of a team.
The Clinical Managing Director will interact with students, including medical residents in a preceptor or educator capacity. She/he may serve as lecturer for training programs and apply for academic credentials at institutions affiliated with the WAPC. The Clinical Managing Director will work with other WAPC staff and institutional educators to develop and maintain appropriate poison center-related training programs as approved by the Board of Directors.
Qualified candidates will be pharmacists or nurses licensed or eligible for licensure in Washington, with prior academic or teaching experience and preceptor licensure eligibility. Candidates should be board certified/eligible with the American Board of Applied Toxicology (ABAT), with qualifications that meet or exceed AAPCC certification requirements. Previous poison center background and/or exposure to emergent care work environments is highly preferred. The ideal candidate will have an advanced or doctoral degree, prior management experience, and demonstrated program leadership skills.
The successful candidate will be granted a clinical faculty appointment with the appropriate professional school at the University of Washington commensurate with their education and experience.
The WAPC is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization and is an equal opportunity employer.
James H. Williams, Executive Director
Washington Poison Center
155 NE 100th Street, Suite #100
Seattle, Washington 98125-8007
Assistant Medical Director - Ontario and Manitoba Poison Centre
The Department of Pediatrics and the Division of Clinical Pharmacology and Toxicology at the Hospital for Sick Children and the University of Toronto is actively seeking a Medical Toxicologist (ABMT fellowship trained or qualified or Clinical Pharmacology and Toxicology RCPS(C) fellowship trained or qualified) to join the Ontario and Manitoba Poison Centre Toxicology Group as an Assistant Medical Director. This 0.5 FTE 3 year contract position is funded by our commitment to the Province of Manitoba to deliver Poison Centre services there and may be renewable. The position is available immediately. Attendance at the Toronto Site Poison Centre will be required on an alternating week basis or 2 days alternating 3 days every other week or some variation. Duties will include, but are not limited to, clinical coverage for both provinces including call, research and assisting and enriching our Specialist, physician and outreach training. Opportunities are available at the University of Toronto academic hospitals for pediatricians, Emergency Physicians and other specialties, depending on the core training of the successful candidate.
The position is ideal for the junior toxicologist to devote protected time to an area of interest in education, knowledge translation, research or administration with significant support from colleagues and/or for the senior toxicologist wishing to commit more time to resident and fellow education as the Centre hosts elective residents monthly and fulltime Clinical Pharmacology and Toxicology Fellowship training; one of three sites in Canada.
The successful applicant must be eligible for licensing in the province of Ontario and for an academic appointment at the University of Toronto. Rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications.
Interested individuals should submit their curriculum vitae and questions to:
Dr. Shinya Ito, Head, Division of Clinical Pharmacology & Toxicology, The Hospital for Sick Children, 555 University Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, M5G 1X8. Telephone (416) 813-5781 Facsimile (416) 813-7562, E-mail: email@example.com