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Career Opportunities

Specialist in Poison Information (SPI)/Certified Specialist in Poison Information (CSPI):

The Georgia Poison Center (GPC) is now accepting applications for a full-time evening/night SPI/CSPI position.

Since 1970, the Georgia Poison Center (GPC) has operated the 24-hour poison emergency treatment information service, providing assistance and expertise in the medical diagnosis and management of human and animal poisonings. Our AAPCC-certified poison center covers Georgia’s 10.8 million residents and is housed at Atlanta’s Grady Health System under the supervision of the Department of Pediatrics of Emory University School of Medicine. The Center is staffed with a dedicated group of highly trained professionals including medical and clinical toxicologists, registered nurses, registered pharmacists, health educators, and IT specialists. Our center is associated with an active inpatient medical toxicology service, 3 fellowship programs, and participates with training nursing, pharmacy, and medical students.

Competitive salary, benefits and telework options offered. Graduate of an accredited school of nursing, accredited school pharmacy, or medical school is required.

If interested or for questions, please contact Stephanie Hon, PharmD, Managing Director at 404-245-6925 or email: shon@georgiapoisoncenter.org

Professional Education:

The Georgia Poison Center (GPC) serves as a training site for health care professionals. Emergency Medicine and Pediatric Residents from Emory University and Morehouse University train at the GPC for up to one month. During this period, the Residents have the opportunity to see how the Poison Center operates and become familiar with the resources that are available int eh center. Residents may also consult on poisoned patients admitted to local health care facilities.

In addition to training physicians, the GPC also trains pharmacy students, pharmacy residents and graduate nursing students. Students from Mercer College, South University and Creighton schools of pharmacy, as well as pharmacy residents from Grady Health System and Emory University spend a little over a month training at the GPC mastering basic clinical toxicology principles through group tutorials and hands-on activity with the guidance of toxicologists and poison specialists.

If you are interested in post-graduate training opportunities, click on one of the links below: