Dec 05, 2022

Specialist in Poison Information

  • Upstate Nursing
  • Syracuse, NY, USA

Job Description

Specialist in Poison Information

Job no: 73871
Department: Poison Center
Employer: State of New York
Payroll Title: TH Instructional Support Associate, NSSL2
Bargaining Unit: UUP (State University Professional Services Unit)
Salary: Commensurate with Qualifications
Work type: PerDiem
Location: Syracuse
Categories: Allied Health, Registered Nurses

Job Summary: The Specialist in Poison Information will be responsible for providing toxicological management information to health care providers and to the public over the telephone; following up information/support to potential symptomatic home cases, patients evaluated/treated or admitted to a healthcare facility; participating in research projects and professional educational programs to include: new employees, students, residents, hospital staff; other duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications:

NYS licensed/registered (or eligible) Registered Nurse with a Bachelors degree in Nursing and a minimum of 1 year hospital-based ICU, ED or Medical Surgery nursing experience or Associates degree in Nursing and 3 years of hospital-based ICU or ED or Medical Surgery nursing required. *Will also consider a NYS licensed/registered (or eligible) Pharmacist, Physician, Nurse Practitioner, or Physician Assistant with prior hospital based experience required.

Preferred Qualifications:

Certified Specialists in Poison Information with current Poison Center experience.

Work Days:

Rotating evenings, nights, weekends and holidays

Message to Applicants: This is a per diem 10%, hourly position.
Recruitment Office: Human Resources
Executive Order: Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor's Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at