Position responsibilities include:
-Managing emergency calls from the public and health care professionals, assessing exposure risk and recommending appropriate management.
-Integration of research in the day-to-day operations, incorporating findings into practice and publishing interesting case studies/series at the national and international level.
-Active involvement in teaching Toxicology to rotating physicians, pharmacy students, nursing students as well as other healthcare professionals on an informal and formal basis.
-Maintain a complete compilation of antidote stocks in all CT healthcare facilities' pharmacies by performing an annual antidote survey. This assists poison control staff and health care professionals in managing life threatening exposures.
-Maintain a list of all the drugs included in Toxicology Screen Panels for each CT Hospital Emergency Department. This is updated every five years.
-Development of teaching materials such as powerpoint presentations, written materials, and games.
-Develop and write poison center policies in addition to writing staffing schedules, all in accordance within union contract and management stipulations.
-Update and rewrite poison center public education materials.
-Research and develop guidelines to assist staff in managing exposures.
-Preceptor for new employees, which involves educating, evaluating, and nurturing new staff.
Work experience prior to 1995
College Scholar each semester
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