RN, Poison Control Center Specialist

Job description

Job location: Medical Center (Charlottesville, VA)

Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2021-05-03
Req: R0024003
Provide poison call center services to both the general public and health care facilities. Works closely with other team members including physicians, nurses, epidemiologist, and educators within the very specialized field of toxicology.


  • Provides case management and decision making to the public and healthcare professions.
  • Participates in quality efforts.
  • Managers multiple information systems.
  • Lifelong learning encompasses.
  • Empowered Leaders Demonstrate Knowledge and Actively Participate in Shared Governance.
  • Relationship based care reflects the influence of the nurse’s relationship with self, colleagues and patient/family on patient experience.
Position Compensation Range: $27.84 - $44.54 Hourly


Education:  Graduate of an accredited nursing program.  Bachelors of Science in Nursing Degree preferred.

Experience: 3 years relevant experience

License/Certification: Licensed to Practice as a Registered Nurse in the Commonwealth of Virginia.  National Certification in Poison Information within 3 years of hire date.  American Heart Association (AHA) Health Care Provider BLS certification required.


This is primarily a sedentary job involving extensive use of desktop computers. The job does occasionally require walking some distance to attend meetings, and programs.

The University of Virginia, including the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physician’s Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.




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Job No:
Posted: 5/4/2021
Application Due: 8/2/2021
Work Type: Full Time