The Iowa Poison Control Center (IPCC) is looking for a Pharmacist Specialist in Poison Information to join our team. The IPCC serves the state of Iowa and is located in Sioux City.
Position Overview: Provides assessment, triage, case management advice and follow-up for emergency and informational telephone calls received by the IPCC from the general public and health care providers. Clinical supervision provided by IPCC Medical Director.
Pharmacist: Day/evening shift (mix of 8A-8P, 8-4 and 11A-11P and 3-11). Every fourth weekend. Graduate of an accredited School of Pharmacy with a PharmD degree and completion of an ASHP accredited residency program (min PGY-1) or equivalent hospital experience. Licensed pharmacist in the State of Iowa. BCPS Certification is highly desirable.
BLS and ACLS certification preferred.
After meeting eligibility requirements (handling 2,000 human exposure calls and employed by a poison center for at least one year), SPI is required to become a Certified Specialist in Poison Information (successfully completing certification examination administered by the America's Poison Centers)
Call center environment requiring excellent computer, keyboard and typing skills and ability to communicate clearly and professionally over the telephone. Strong prioritizing and organizational skills. Critical thinking skills and decisive judgment. Interpersonal skills and excellent communication skills. Ability to think and act independently. Strong mathematical and analytical skills.
We offer an attractive benefit package and competitive salary based on market comparison, skills and experience.
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For more information contact:
Linda Kalin, RN, BS, CSPI
Director, Iowa Poison Control Center