UnityPoint-St Luke's Poison Center
Day/evening hours, every 4th weekend
Provides telephone triage, assessment, management and follow-up advice for the Iowa public and health care providers. Serves as consultant to staff on inquiries involving drug information. Promotes public and professional education in the field of toxicology. Serves as a preceptor for pharmacy students.
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Telephone Consultation and Data Collection
Public and Professional Education
Basic UPH Performance Criteria
Identify items that are minimally required to perform the essential functions of this position.
Preferred or Specialized
Not required to perform the essential functions of the position.
Graduate of an accredited School of Pharmacy with a PharmD degree
Completion of an ASHP accredited residency program (min PGY-1) or equivalent hospital experience.
Experience in critical care or ER preferred
Current licensure in good standing to practice as a Pharmacist in Iowa.
Successfully completes Certified Specialist in Poison Information (CSPI) examination within three (3) exam administrations after becoming eligible. Certification must be renewed every seven years.
Valid driver’s license when driving any vehicle for work-related reasons.
BCPS certification is highly desirable
BLS and ACLS certification preferred
Complete a credentialing process and pass the Board examination to become a Diplomate of the American Board of Applied Toxicology (DABAT).
Ability to multi-task.
Demonstrate ability to quickly learn and interpret toxicology related information.
Strong prioritizing and organizational skills.
Critical thinking skills using independent judgment in making decisions.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to use computers and computer systems; the Internet and several simultaneous applications.
Writes, reads, comprehends and speaks fluent English.
Standard office, knowledge of Microsoft Windows PC environment
Computer literature search and basic data management skills
Ability to sit for long periods of time on the telephone in front of computer.
Full use of upper extremities.