Pharmacy Technician Certified

in New Orleans, LA

Pharmacy Technician Certified Job

Job Description Job Attributes+

  • Job ID

    a80f9638-5459-4e46-8605-b50f1a7a2ffd

  • Req #

    20090082

  • Job Location

    1405 Jefferson Hwy
    New Orleans, LA 70121, US

  • Job Category

    Pharmacy Operations

  • Job Type

    Regular

  • Schedule

    Full time

Company information

Headquartered in Dublin, Ohio, Cardinal Health, Inc. (NYSE: CAH) is a global, integrated healthcare services and products company, providing customized solutions for hospitals, health systems, pharmacies, ambulatory surgery centers, clinical laboratories and physician offices worldwide.

The company provides clinically-proven medical products and pharmaceuticals and cost-effective solutions that enhance supply chain efficiency from hospital to home. Cardinal Health connects patients, providers, payers, pharmacists and manufacturers for integrated care coordination and better patient management. Backed by nearly 100 years of experience, with more than 40,000 employees in nearly 60 countries, Cardinal Health ranks among the top 15 on the Fortune 500.

What does 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

Click here to watch a short video about what a Nuclear Pharmacy Technician does at Cardinal Health

A 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

Schedule

40 hours per week. Typical schedule is Monday through Friday from 2:30a to 10:30a. Rotating weekends as well. Candidate must be flexible to work different days, hours and schedules based on business needs.

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 required Previous experience working as a Pharmacy Technician is highly preferred. Past IV experience is a plusValid driver's license and good driving record required. Minimum of  21 years of age due to driving of company owned vehicleAbility to lift up to 75 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 required.Ability 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 tablets

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

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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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