RN Poison Information Specialist
Denver Health - Denver, CO

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Under general supervision, provides emergency information and treatment
recommendations by phone to consumers and health care providers. Promotes public and professional education in the field of toxicology. Provides consultation and supervision to Poison Information

Minimum Qualifications

Education: Completion of a Nursing education program, which satisfies the licensing requirement of the Colorado State Board of Nursing. (BSN preferred)
Experience: Poison center, call center, emergency department, and/ or critical care experience preferred.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: Demonstrates ability to quickly learn and interpret pharmacology and
toxicology related information. Ability to type 25-30 wpm. Ability to multi-task. Knowledge of techniques, methods and competencies of clinical nursing practices. Knowledge of safety principles and infection control in the patient care environment. Knowledge of standards, policies and
procedures of Denver Health as they pertain to nursing. Ability to exercise initiative and judgment in selecting proper treatment. Ability to use computers and computer systems.
Certificate/License/Registration: Active Registered Nurse (RN) License in the State of Colorado or a participating compact state. All Certifications and Licenses required for this job must be kept current as a condition of continued employment.

Denver Health is an integrated, efficient, high-quality academic health care system that is considered a model for the nation. The Denver Health system includes the Rocky Mountain Regional Level I Trauma Center, a 500-bed acute care medical center, Denver’s 911 emergency medical response system, eight family health centers, 13 school-based health centers, the Rocky Mountain Poison and Drug Center, the Denver Public Health Department, an HMO, an off-site 100 bed non-medical detoxification unit and The Denver Health Foundation.
As Colorado’s primary safety net institution, Denver Health is a mission-driven organization that has provided more than $4 billion in care for the uninsured since 1991. Denver Health is a leader in performance and quality improvements and remains financially secure, in part, due to its nationally recognized implementation of lean principles in healthcare. Denver Health is a major resource to the community, serving thirty percent of all Denver residents, or approximately 160,000 individuals and 40% of Denver’s children.
Located just south of downtown Denver, Denver Health is just minutes away from many of the cultural and recreational activities Denver has to offer.
We strongly support diversity in the workforce and Denver Health is an equal opportunity employer (EOE).

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