Poison Information Provider

Job Number
203409
Banner Staffing Services - Arizona
Shift
Other
Department
Banner Staffing Service AZ - Banner Staffing Services-AZ
Position Type
BR: Banner Registry
Street Address
525 W. Brown Road
City & State
US-AZ-Mesa
Posting Category
Other

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About Banner Staffing Service AZ
Supporting Banner Health, Banner Staffing Services offers a world of opportunities to make an impact on one of the country's leading health systems. In addition, we provide the best training in the business, so you can hit the ground running as you enjoy unequaled clinical variety, professional flexibility and lifestyle choices. We provide registry and travel assignments throughout the western United States. The registry allows you to create your own schedule by offering opportunities in a variety of hospital and home care settings. Banner Travel offers short-term assignments of three twelve-hour shifts per week. Our pay rates are highly competitive, and we offer training in the country's most advanced simulation center. You will also enjoy the stability only an organization as large and successful as Banner Health can offer.

 

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About Banner Health
Banner Health is one of the largest, nonprofit health care systems in the country and the leading nonprofit provider of hospital services in all the communities we serve. Throughout our network of hospitals, primary care health centers, research centers, labs, physician practices and more, our skilled and compassionate professionals use the latest technology to change the way care is provided. The many locations, career opportunities, and benefits offered at Banner Health help to make the Banner Journey unique and fulfilling for every employee.

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Job Summary

This position responds to phone calls related to poisoning, drug identification and information, referrals, under the direct supervision of designated certified health professionals in the Poison Center. This includes follow-up calls on poison exposures, as well as providing poison prevention education to callers and other appropriate tasks

 

Essential Functions

  • Responds to phone calls under the direct supervision of a designated certified health professional. Complies with all Poison Center policies, procedures, and treatment guidelines with referral of all calls outside the scope of their position to the professional..

 

  • Coordinates calls such as requests for drug/medication identification and information, poison and poison prevention information, lower acuity poisoning calls such as uncomplicated bites and stings, and designated calls received on county health department lines or the Post Exposure Prevention line.

 

  • Uses clinical judgment to appropriately evaluate, provide information or treatment recommendations to caller, and reassess and refer caller to the professional, as necessary.

 

  • Provides poison prevention education to callers by telephone and/or written poison prevention materials.

 

  • Provides follow-up as appropriate to callers after a poison exposure as directed by a professional.

 

  • Maintains accurate and complete documentation of each call in the data collection system.

 

 

Minimum Qualifications

Knowledge of pharmacology, toxicology and/or medical terminology as normally acquired through the completion of an Associates degree.

Two years of health care field experience required. Must be fluent in usage and understanding of basic medical terminology

Preferred Qualifications

Additional related education and/or experience preferred.