Clinical Information Resource Specialist I

Clinical Information Resource Specialist I

06 Jan
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Alberta Health Services
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Calgary

06 Jan

Alberta Health Services

Calgary

Your Opportunity:

Under the direction of the Manager of PADIS, the Clinical Information Specialist provides consultative service and advice in poison and toxicology via telephone to both the public and health care professionals in Alberta, Saskatchewan, and the Northwest Territories. CIRSI may also provide medication and herbal advice, and information related to occupational toxicology. Once eligible the Clinical information Resources Specialist will obtain and maintain certification as a Specialist in Poison Information. Clinical Information Specialists working at PADIS have either a pharmacy or nursing background.



Description:

As a Clinical Information Resource Specialist I with the Poison and Drug Information Service (PADIS)





team, you will provide expert consultative services regarding poison and toxicology, drug information, medication and herbal advice, and occupational toxicology via telephone to both the general public and health care professionals. In the Clinical Information Specialist position, you will extract, interpret and summarize the most up-to-date medical resources and latest research when providing information, treatment options and recommendations about exposure to poisons, chemicals or toxins, prescription and over the counter medications and herbals, and drug information for clinical situations. Clinical Information Specialists working at PADIS have either a Pharmacy or Nursing background.



Classification: Clinical Info Res Spec I

Union: HSAA Facility PROF/TECH

Department: Poison Information Centre

Primary Location: Foothills Medical Centre

Multi-Site: Not Applicable

FTE: 0.60

Posting End Date: 13-JAN-2022

Employee Class: Regular Part Time

Date Available: 07-MAR-2022

Hours per Shift: 7.75

Length of Shift in weeks: 12

Shifts per cycle: 36

Shift Pattern: Days, Evenings, Weekends

Days Off: As Per Rotation

Minimum Salary: $47.08

Maximum Salary: $62.77

Vehicle Requirement: Not Applicable



Required Qualifications:

Completion of bachelor's degree in Nursing or Pharmacy. Active or eligible for registration with the applicable college. Emergency/ICU or critical care nursing experience and/or drug information background.



Additional Required Qualifications:

Certified Specialist in Poison Information (CSPI) designation an asset. Creative, flexible, well-organized, and demonstrated systems thinker. Excellent communication & interpersonal skills including providing peer feedback Demonstrated ability to mentor and coach staff. For Pharmacists: Current registration in good standing with Alberta College of Pharmacists (ACP) and Northwest Territories DHSS Professional Licensing Office required. Certified Specialist in Poison Information (CSPI) designation an asset. 3 years hospital or clinical pharmacy experience required within the last 5 years. For Registered Nurses: Current registration in good standing with the College and Association of Registered Nurses of Alberta (CARNA) required. The successful candidate will require licensure in Northwest Territories and Nunavut (RNANT/NU) and Saskatchewan (CRNS) with more information provided upon hire. 3 years Acute Care experience required within the last 5 years Certified Specialist in Poison Information (CSPI) designation an asset. Baccalaureate degree in nursing preferred.



Preferred Qualifications:

Strong clinical assessment skills and working knowledge of pharmacy. Proven ability to build and foster reciprocal relationships and build consensus. Proven ability to work collaboratively with team members, peers and both internal and external stakeholders. Demonstrated independence. Excellent communication & interpersonal skills including providing peer feedback Emergency, Critical Care nursing experience preferred for registered nurse within the last 5 years.

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