Pharmacy Technician (Nuclear)

in Beltsville, MD

Pharmacy Technician (Nuclear) Job

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    7051 Muirkirk Meadows Dr
    Beltsville, MD 20705, US

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    Pharmacy Operations

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    Full time

Unique closed door pharmacy opportunity!   Will train, competitive wage, no calling insurance companies, no patient contact.

$1,5000 gross Sign-On Bonus Offered

Benefit eligible the first day of employment.  This includes medical, dental, vision, paid time off, education assistance, 401K and match, parental leave and more!


40 hours per weekMonday – Friday.  2:00 am – 10:30 am Rotating weekends possible. Will work rotating holidaysCandidate must be flexible to work different days, schedules, come in early or stay late, hours or overtime based on business needs.

At Cardinal Health, we're developing the innovative products and services that make healthcare safer and more productive. Join a growing, global company genuinely committed to making a difference for our customers and communities.

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.

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


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 Work under close supervision. All work is reviewed for accuracy.  Any deviations from the norm are approved by the supervisor before proceedingOther duties as assigned


High school diploma, GED or equivalent, or equivalent work experience, preferredMaryland Pharmacy Technician certification/license requiredExperience as a Pharmacy Technician a plusPast IV experience is a plusValid driver's license and good driving record requiredMinimum of 18 years of age due to driving of company owned vehicle requiredStrong verbal and written communication skillsStrong customer service skillsManual dexterity required for occasional reach, lifting and holding of small objectsDemonstrated manual dexterity to dispense dosesAbility to lift containers weighing up to 55 poundsFlexibility to work various shiftsComfortable performing repetitive motions/tasksComfortable working in a nuclear environmentAbility to work weekends or be in a weekend rotation Ability to work holidays or be in a holiday rotationAbility to work overtime with little or no advance noticeIntermediate computer skills (ability to use computers and tablets)

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

2 doses of the Moderna or Pfizer vaccine1 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?

Works to understand complex functional situations by paying attention to the details of the tasks at hand and by breaking them down into smaller piecesProactively develops and maintains broad knowledge of the technical disciplines in own functional area(s); applies broad knowledge of trends and best practices in a manner that ensures exceptional performance and resultsEnsures that customers have a positive experience; commits to meet or exceed customer expectationsJointly develops practical implementation plans that consider cultural sensitivities with other accountable partiesMeasures and evaluates the effectiveness of protocols, programs or deliverables; compares measurement results to standards and takes immediate action to close gaps identified


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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