Nuclear Pharmacy Technician

in Fayetteville, AR

Nuclear Pharmacy Technician Job

Job Description Job Attributes+

  • Job ID

    e2045b5a-2aae-41d6-92f5-315db04ecf33

  • Req #

    20088258

  • Job Location

    1450 E. Zion Rd
    Fayetteville, AR 72703, US

  • Job Category

    Pharmacy Operations

  • Job Type

    Regular

  • Schedule

    Full time

What does Nuclear Pharmacy contribute to Cardinal Health?

Nuclear Pharmacy is responsible for providing radiopharmaceuticals and other drugs to medical care providers under highly regulated State and Federal guidelines may also consult with or advise physicians and nuclear medicine technologists on the safe and efficacious use of radioactive drugs for diagnosis and therapy.

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Schedule

37.5 hours per week. Monday-Friday from 3:00am-10:30am. On call every 6th Weekend generally. Weekend shift is from 5:00am-7:30am. Candidate must be flexible to work different days, hours and schedules based on business need.

Accountabilities in this role

Under the immediate direction of a qualified licensed Staff Pharmacist, you will be trained to draw, dispense, and package radiopharmaceuticals in accordance with the regulations of the State Board of Pharmacy. Many of your duties will include:

Prepare prescriptions by typing labels and obtain Staff Pharmacist approvalDraw doses into either a syringe or vialPerform quality assurance tests on instruments and radiopharmaceuticals in accordance with Federal, State, Company and manufacturer's guidelinesReceive, document, and store incoming and outgoing pharmaceuticals according to the Department of Transportation and Company guidelinesMaintain computer inventory and records to ensure proper utilization of materials and accounting for Rx drugsAssist and/or perform in the labeling of blood cell productsPerform general laboratory and facility clean upMay perform clerical and administrative services including maintenance of daily records, preparation of receipts, report preparation, and maintenance of billing recordsMake deliveries to accounts with company vehicles as neededSpeak with customers and address questions and/or concerns via telephone Works under close supervision. All work is reviewed for accuracy. Any deviations from the norm are approved by the supervisor before proceeding

Qualifications

High School diploma, GED or equivalent, or equivalent work experience, preferredState Pharmacy Technician license or national pharmacy technician registration/license preferredPrevious experience working as a Pharmacy Technician is highly preferredPast IV experience is a plusValid driver's license and good driving record requiredMinimum of 21 years of age due to driving of company owned vehicleAbility to lift up to 55 lbs requiredStrong verbal and written communication skills requiredStrong customer service skills requiredFlexibility to work various shifts is preferredComfortable performing repetitive motions/tasks is requiredComfortable working in a nuclear environment is requiredAbility to work weekends or be in a weekend rotation requiredAbility to work holidays or be in a holiday rotation requiredAbility to work on call or be in an on call rotation requiredAbility to work overtime with little or no advance notice requiredDemonstrated ability to use technology such as computers, smart phones and tabletsA Covid-19 vaccination is required in order to be employed in this position. This includes either: 2 doses of the Moderna or Pfizer vaccine1 dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine

What is expected of you and others at this level

Applies basic skills and techniques to complete routine tasks within assigned areaMaintains appropriate licenses, training and certificationsWorks on basic and routine assignmentsWorks within clearly defined Standard Operating Procedures and/or scientific methodsAdheres to all quality guidelinesWorks under close supervision. All work is reviewed for accuracyAny deviations from the norm are approved by the supervisor before proceeding

Your safety is our top priority. We regularly consult with medical professionals on best practices in COVID-19 prevention to protect our employees. We train our employees on these best practices and regularly clean our sites in accordance with CDC guidelines. Please note: All individuals entering our facilities are required to complete a self-health check, wear a mask and follow all posted guidelines.""

Cardinal Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, pregnancy, veteran status, marital status, creed, status with regard to public assistance, genetic status or any other status protected by federal, state or local law.

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