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University of Utah

Location: Salt Lake CityUT 84112 Document ID: AA412-4JPL Posted on: 2017-10-2010/20/2017 Job Type: Regular

Job Schedule:Full-time

Assistant/Associate Professor, Clinical; Medical Director

Assistant/Associate Professor (Clinical); Medical Director
00281 - Pharmacotherapy
Non Tenure Track
New Position to Begin
July 1

This position provides medical direction to all aspects of the Utah Poison Control Center ( UPCC ) and is an important member of the leadership team of the UPCC . This position reports to the Executive Director. This is a full-time position with a minimum of 50% support provided by the UPCC with additional funding sources dependent upon applicant's expertise.


Program administration and management
- Actively participate in disaster planning and assists the poison center in responding to a poisoning emergency.
- Share administrative on-call (toxicosurveillance and public relations)
- Actively participate on leadership team and attend regularly scheduled leadership meetings
- Represent the UPCC on the AAPCC Medical Directors Committee

Medical activities
- Provide overall medical supervision to poison control center.
- Ensure that on-call medical back-up is provided at all times for the specialists in poison information and for direct consultation with physician callers.
- Oversee clinical operational guideline development, review, evaluation and approval
- Oversee professional education programs (except pharmacy education)
- Participate in teaching students, residents and fellows that rotate through the UPCC .
- Oversee and actively participate in quality assurance programs. Review hospitalized cases and all cases that result in a major and/or fatal outcome. Participate in submission of fatality abstracts and other data reviews.
- Provide oversight and approval for staff training program.
- Actively participate in the development and delivery of staff education.
- Review and approve UPCC clinical research activities.

Human resource management
- Select and supervise medical consultant staff.
- Assist with supervision of poison center staff

- Participate in marketing and public relations activities.

- Participate in poison prevention activities.
- Act as a liaison with the medical community and with state and local regulatory authorities.

- Current unrestricted medical license
- Board-certified in medical toxicology or board-eligible (must become board certified within 2 examination cycles) in medical toxicology
- Possess active medical staff appointment at an inpatient treatment facility and must be actively involved in the management of poisoned patients

Qualified applicants should submit a letter of intent, current curriculum vitae, and the names and addresses of three references to: https://utah.peopleadmin.com/postings/40866

Questions about this position should be addressed to:

Barbara Crouch, PharmD
Professor (Clinical)
Executive Director, Utah Poison Control Center
30 South 2000 East
Salt Lake City, UT 84112

The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds, and possess a [strong or demonstrated] commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.

EEO/Diversity Information

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, national origin, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, status as a person with a disability, genetic information, or Protected Veteran status. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Veterans' preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities. To inquire about the University's nondiscrimination or affirmative action policies or to request disability accommodation, please contact: Director, Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Circle, Rm 135, (801) 581-8365.

The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds, and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.


The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems ("URS"). To be eligible for retirement contributions, you must be hired into a benefit-eligible position. Employees with prior URS service may elect to enroll in the URS within 30 days of hire. Regardless of whether they are hired into a benefit-eligible position or not, individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS must notify the Benefits Department upon hire. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801)366-7770 or (800)695-4877 or the University's Benefits Department at (801)581-7447 for information.
This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen and immunizations.

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