Managing Director, Poison Control Center

Updated: about 1 month ago
Location: San Francisco, CALIFORNIA
Job Type: FullTime
47768BR
Managing Director, Poison Control Center
6621 Pharmacy Manager I
Madera, CA
California Poison Control System
EXEMPT Status, typically 40 hours minimum work week
Days
8 Hours
JOB OVERVIEW
The Managing Director, Poison Control Center, serves as the senior manager and supervisor for the Fresno/Madera Division (poison center) of the California Poison Control System (CPCS). Responsible for the performance and quality of work of Certified Specialists in Poison Information (clinical pharmacists and nurses) and Poison Information Providers. Will work closely with the Division Medical Director and the statewide management team of the CPCS. Responsible for the day-to-day operations of the poison center including service delivery, physical plant and all applicable policies and procedures as well as accreditation and regulatory requirements and quality improvement activities.
The Managing Director participates in the development of System wide clinical and operational guidelines, communicates to the public through the media, works with public health agencies, and participates in teaching and scholarly activities and service to professional organizations.
Please Note: This position is located in Madera, CA.
CALIFORNIA POISON CONTROL SYSTEM
The California Poison Control System (CPCS) is a 24 hour-a-day toxicology informational hotline serving residents statewide in California. It is designated by the California Emergency Medical Services Authority as California’s sole poison control center, and is managed by the University of California San Francisco (UCSF) School of Pharmacy, Department of Clinical Pharmacy.
The CPCS operates from four University of California-affiliated answering sites (UCSF/San Francisco General Hospital, University of California Davis Medical Center, Valley Children’s Hospital and University of California San Diego Medical Center). The System provides information to approximately 300,000 calls per year. Information is confidentially maintained utilizing a secure, up-to-date computerized medical information system. Poison information is provided to consumers and healthcare professionals by licensed doctors of pharmacy and registered nurses, as well as by Poison Information Providers. The CPCS telephone answering service is linked to a translator service with the capability to access many languages on a 24 hour per day basis. In addition, the CPCS maintains a list of volunteer experts in industrial hygiene, environmental health, botany, mycology, and other related healthcare fields.
ABOUT UCSF
The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) is a leading university dedicated to promoting health worldwide through advanced biomedical research, graduate-level education in the life sciences and health professions, and excellence in patient care. It is the only campus in the 10-campus UC system dedicated exclusively to the health sciences.
• Doctor of Pharmacy or Doctor of Medicine degree
• California License in Pharmacy or Medicine, at the time of hiring
• Certification (or demonstrated active pursuit of certification) by the American Board of Applied Toxicology or Board Certified in Medical Toxicology through the American Board of Medical Specialties
• Minimum two years of post-graduate training with an emphasis in toxicology and/or a minimum three years of clinical experience within the last five years in toxicology and poison information sciences
• One year experience in administration of a health related program
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• The service operates 24/7 including holidays and weekends, so the employee may need to be available during those times for managerial oversight
Note: Fingerprinting and background check required. Effective March 13, 2017, all final candidate(s) for employment are required to undergo a background check.
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• California License in Pharmacy or Medicine, at the time of hiring
• Certification (or demonstrated active pursuit of certification) by the American Board of Applied Toxicology or Board Certified in Medical Toxicology through the American Board of Medical Specialties
Full Time
100%
The University of California San Francisco is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.
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