Pharmacy Technician

in Albuquerque, NM

Pharmacy Technician Job

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    4376 Alexander Boulevard NE Suite 8
    Albuquerque, NM 87107, US

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    Pharmacy Operations

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    Full time

What Nuclear Pharmacy contributes 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.

Cardinal Health's pharmaceutical segment operates the world's largest network of nuclear pharmacies and is expanding its positron emission tomography (PET) agent manufacturing capabilities.  For over a quarter of a century, the Nuclear Pharmacy Services business of Cardinal Health has set the standard for the radiopharmaceutical industry.   This business is responsible for manufacturing, dispensing and delivering products that aid in the early diagnosis and treatment of disease.   Nuclear Pharmacy Services, whose network of over 150 pharmacies fills 65% of radiopharmaceutical unit doses nationwide, has consistently demonstrated leadership through innovation and a commitment to excellence. Because of this commitment, our customers and their patients benefit from the latest, safest, most efficient methods of dispensing radiopharmaceuticals.

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$1,500 Sign On Bonus!


40 hours per week.  Monday through Friday from 7:00am to 3:30pm. May include occasional shift coverage 1:30am-10:00am, or rotate weekend/holiday shifts based on business need.

This position is benefit eligible the first day of employment. This includes medical, dental, vision, Paid Time Off, education assistance, 401K and more!


Assists pharmacist and other pharmacy staff in preparing facility for daily operations through cleaning, equipment and quality control testing.Follows standard operating procedures to facilitate ongoing pharmacy operations.Collects and processes customer orders to ensure efficient communication and timely delivery of medications to patients.Performs administrative pharmacy tasks, answers questions and assists customers to facilitate pharmacy operations and customer satisfaction.Maintains pharmacy safety through following and recording completion of daily infection control procedures.Takes direction from other pharmacy techs to develop skills and knowledge of pharmacy operations.


High School diploma, GED or equivalent, or equivalent work experience, preferred

State Pharmacy Technician license or national pharmacy technician registration/license preferred

Previous experience working as a Pharmacy Technician is highly preferred 

Past IV experience is a plus

Valid driver's license and good driving record required

Minimum of 18 years of age due to driving of company owned vehicle

Ability to lift up to 80 lbs required

Strong verbal and written communication skills required

Strong customer service skills required

Flexibility to work various shifts is preferred

Comfortable performing repetitive motions/tasks is required

Comfortable working in a nuclear environment is required

Ability to work weekends/holidays or be in a rotation required

Ability to work overtime with little or no advance notice required

Demonstrated ability to use technology such as computers, smart phones and tablets

A Covid-19 vaccination or a legitimate accommodation may be required in order to be employed in this position. Covid-19 vaccination includes:

2 doses of the Moderna or Pfizer vaccine

1 dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine

Please Note: vaccines may be required for the position subject to federal, state and/or customer requirements

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 supervisionAll work is reviewed for accuracyAny deviations from the norm are approved by the supervisor before proceeding

Job Summary
The primary purpose of the Nuclear Pharmacy Technician is to assist the pharmacist and Tech II in pharmacy operations and customer interactions, including answering questions and relaying information to physicians and pharmacists. As a trainee, the Tech I, Nuclear Pharmacy is involved in learning all basic aspects of facility and equipment preparation, including cleaning, inventory management and how to perform and record all tasks as mandated by law. As part of operating in a nuclear pharmacy, this job assists in performing quality checks, functional testing, and participating in the dispensing process. In addition, this job assists in order preparation, entry and fulfillment as well as completing ad hoc tasks, as required.

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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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