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Employment 2021-03-17T11:27:24-08:00


We welcome your interest in employment at the Washington Poison Center.  Below you will find job and volunteer announcements for positions that are currently open. Washington Poison Center is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome and encourage diversity in our workplace.

Application Process

To apply for employment at the Washington Poison Center, please fill out an: Application for Employment.

In addition the application for employment, please provide a cover letter and copy of your resume, faxed to (206) 774-1129 or email.

Applications for employment will remain in our database for six months.

Job Opportunities & Job Descriptions

Medical Director

The Washington Poison Center (WAPC) is currently accepting applications for a full time Medical Director.  The WAPC is a stand-alone 501c3 corporation, contracted to the Washington State Department of Health.  We are the accredited poison center serving the 7.5 million residents of Washington State and are located in Seattle. The WAPC employs a multidisciplinary team of Pharmacists, Registered Nurses, PIPs and administrative personnel and is integrally involved in teaching medical, pharmacy, nursing, and paramedic programs in our region, as well as being progressive in its public health outreach and involvement with the state and emergency preparedness. The WAPC has a strong working relationship with health care professionals statewide and in 2020 handled over 67,500 cases, of which over 55,600 were human exposures. Over 94% of those calling us first were managed at home.  We offer an attractive benefit package, including medical/dental/vision insurance, life insurance, long-term disability, holidays, 401(k), flexible spending accounts for medical and child care, and free parking.

After reviewing the Medical Director Job Description, interested candidates should email a letter of interest and current CV.

Volunteer Opportunities

Mr. Yuk Mascot
Would you like to be Mr. Yuk?  The Washington Poison Center is seeking a pool of individuals to serve as our Mascot – Mr. Yuk at various community events.

Volunteer Your Time or Resources

Volunteer Application