• Poison Control Specialist

    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(2 weeks ago)
    Requisition ID
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
    COP Poison Control Center
    Post End Date
  • Overview

    **Rotating Shifts - Hours Vary**


    The Poison Control specialist works in a 24/7 call center handling calls regarding toxic or potentially toxic exposures received from the public and provides recommendations regarding potentially poisoned individuals.  S/He provides toxicity and drug information to healthcare providers and the public throughout Arkansas along with providing toxicology phone consultation with PC Specialists and other healthcare professionals. 


    UAMS offers amazing benefits and perks:

    • Health: Medical, Dental and Vision plans available for staff and family

    • Holiday, Vacation and Sick Leave

    • Education discount for staff and dependents (undergraduate only)

    • Retirement: Up to 10% matched contribution from UAMS

    • Basic Life Insurance up to $50,000

    • Career Training and Educational Opportunities

    • Merchant Discounts

    • Concierge prescription delivery on the main campus when using UAMS pharmacy

    Salary offered commensurate with experience.


    1. Provides information and treatment advice to callers regarding toxic exposures or potentially toxic exposures.

    2. Creates and updates electronic medical records.

    3. Provides educational information on toxic substances and drug substances to callers.

    4. Assists in the education/instruction of professional students and residents.

    5. May perform other duties as assigned.


    Minimum Qualifications:

    • PharmD, Pharmacy License OR RN degree

    • Must be licensed professional in the state of Arkansas by hire date

    • Intermediate proficiency with computers (MS Office preferred)

    • Experience using multi-line phone system


    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Emergency Room experience

    • Critical care experience

    • Nursing experience with current BLS

    UAMS is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and is committed to excellence.

    Physical Requirements

    Stand: Occasionally
    Sit: Continuously
    Walk: Occasionally
    Bend, crawl, crouch, kneel, stoop, or reach overhead: Occasionally
    Lift, push, pull, carry weight: 10 lbs or less
    Use hands to touch, handle, or feel: Continuously
    Talk: Continuously
    Hear: Continuously
    Taste or smell: Never
    Read, concentrate, think analytically: Continuously
    Physical Environment: Inside Office Environment
    Noise Level: Moderate
    Visual Requirements: Not required
    Hazards: None


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