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Employment

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

The WAPC serves over 7 million persons in the State of Washington and is an unaffiliated 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation. The WAPC receives over 138,500 phone calls and manages over 67,500 cases annually.

Note: proof of Covid-19 vaccination is mandatory for all full and part-time employees at the Washington Poison Center.

We are looking to fill the following positions:

  • Registered Nurse or Pharmacist(SPI or CSPI)
    • The Washington Poison Center (WAPC) is accepting applications for full and part time positions. The Specialist in Poison Information (SPI or CSPI) responds to inquiries from the general public and health care professionals regarding human poisoning exposures
    • We offer an attractive benefit package, including medical/dental/vision insurance, life insurance, long-term disability, 10 paid holidays, sick leave, 401(k), flexible spending accounts for medical and childcare, reimbursement for RN license and career improvement, and free parking.
    • We also offer a competitive salary, $46-$60/hr for nurses and $50-$66/hr for pharmacists, based on market comparison, skills and experience.
    • Current SPI or CSPI required. Please refer to the job description below:
  • Student Worker Program The Washington Poison Center is seeking Healthcare, Public Health, Behavioral Health, and Naturopathic students interested in working 4-20 hours per week in our Student Worker Program. Our Student Workers answer after hour’s calls for Local Health Jurisdictions, assist poison center educators at Health Fairs, and provide support to call center staff. This is an opportunity for students to hone their communication skills and gain experience in healthcare and public health.  This position does not require detailed knowledge of public health beforehand, training will be provided.Once trained, students can self-schedule for 2 hour blocks of time that fit their individual schedules.
    • Hours:
      • Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday, 5:00 PM through 8:00 AM the following morning
      • Friday 5:00 PM through Monday 8:00 AM
      • Holidays have 24 hour/day coverage
      • Starting pay $22-24/hour

       
      Interested students should review the Job Description on our website and email a completed application to Human Resources.

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