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Certified Spec Poison Info

Texas Tech University - Health Sciences Center
Texas, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Jun 28, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Medicine, Other Health & Medicine
Employment Type
Full Time
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Extended Job Title

Certified Spec Poison Info

Org Level 1

Texas Tech Univ Health Sciences Ctr

Org Level 7

402511 - Texas Panhandle Poison Ctr Ama

Position Description

Provides professional and technical assistance regarding poison information and potential poisoning exposures.

Requisition ID


Travel Required


Pay Grade Maximum


Major/Essential Functions

* Receives calls related to potential poisonings and obtains an accurate history of exposure. * Calculates patient's level of exposure and determines if patient is in range of toxicity using appropriate formulas. * Assesses, plans, implements, and evaluates an age appropriate plan of care utilizing approved poison center protocols and the Micromedex healthcare series software package. * Communicates treatment information to healthcare professionals or the general public seeking poison center services. * Provides information regarding identity and treatment of toxins and drugs to all healthcare personnel. * Conducts/follow up calls in accordance with established policy and procedure. * Documents collected information in an on-line database.

Grant Funded?


Pay Grade Minimum


Pay Basis


Schedule Details

variable; days, evenings, nights

Work Location


Preferred Qualifications

Certification as a Specialist in Poison Information


HSC - Amarillo


Texas Panhandle Poison Ctr Ama

Job Type

Full Time

Pay Statement

Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual selected and budgetary guidelines of the hiring department, as well as, the institutional pay plan. For additional information, please reference the institutional pay plan on the Human Resources webpage.

Job Group

Business Professionals

Occasional Duties

Other duties as assigned by managing or medical directors.



EEO Statement

As an EEO/AA employer, the Texas Tech University System and its components will not discriminate in our employment practices based on an applicant’s race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.

Required Qualifications

+Education:+ Graduated from an approved accredited nursing program. +License/Certification:+ Current RN license in the State of Texas or have the ability to transfer your license to Texas. Certification as a Specialist in Poison Information from the American Association of Poison Control Centers. +Experience+ At least two years of experience.

Does this position work in a research laboratory?


Jeanne Clery Act

The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act is a federal statute requiring colleges and universities participating in federal financial aid programs to maintain and disclose campus crime statistics and security information. By October 1 of each year, institutions must publish and distribute their Annual Campus Security Policy & Crime Statistics Report (ASR) to current and prospective students and employees. You can locate this report through our website at: .

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