Nuclear Pharmacist

Job Posted 7/2/2023
Cardinal Health
Oakwood Village, OH
United States
Category Wind Jobs
Job Description
**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\. Licensed\.


+ Will include rotating shifts, weekends, holidays and on\-call\.


+ Takes telephone orders from Cardinal Health customers\. Learn how to use the Order Receipt and Order Entry systems by becoming familiar with customers, locations, drug names and dosages and customer dose specifications\. Knows the BOP \(Board Of Pharmacy\) state laws and requirements for radioactive order or prescription\. Learns how to identify failure modes\.
+ Prepares and dispenses radiopharmaceuticals in keeping with the prescription and Company,
+ State and Federal regulations\. May oversee Nuclear Pharmacy Technicians who, where permitted by law, prepares and dispenses radiopharmaceuticals\.
+ Performs quality control tests, and packages the doses for shipping to the customer in keeping with the prescription and Company, State and Federal regulations\.
+ Assay’s medications to determine identity, purity and strength, performs white blood cell labeling; enters daily elution’s, kit preparations, and incoming inventory in keeping with the prescription and Company, State and Federal regulations\.
+ Knows the inventory and regulatory programs by knowing how to handle the incoming and outgoing check\-in and packaging\. Handles the stock room maintenance and 5S methodology visuals\.
+ Becomes familiar with the Voice of the Customer/ Voice of the Business /Continuous Improvement/Leadership Essentials by completing a one day shadowing at a customer site and a one day ride\-a\-long with a sales consultant\. Collect and enter Customer Impact Data daily\. Do a monthly review of the Pharmacy Scorecard with the manager\. Review the Leadership Essentials, complete the White Belt Training in Operational Excellence\.
+ May oversee running of the facility \(known as Pharmacist in Charge\) if needed\.
+ Trains newly hired pharmacy associates as needed
+ Performs other job\-related duties as required to ensure the goals and objectives of the department are met including delivering doses if necessary\.


+ Bachelor’s degree in Pharmacy and/or PharmD preferred
+ Valid Pharmacist’s license in the state in which the pharmacy operates, or is in the process of obtaining a valid license\.
+ Must complete at least 200 hours of academic training in a nuclear pharmacy through an accredited program\.
+ Working knowledge of biohazardous waste management procedures\.
+ Strong customer service skills\.
+ Manual dexterity required for occasional reach, lifting and holding of small objects\.
+ Demonstrated manual dexterity in order to dispense doses\.
+ Ability to lift containers weighing up to 70 pounds\.
+ Must hold a valid driver's license in the state in which the pharmacy is located\.
+ Comfortable driving in all types of weather conditions \(rain, sleet, snow, fog, wind and sun\)\.
+ Deliveries occur during both nighttime and daytime conditions\.
+ Flexibility to work various shifts or overtime as needed\.
+ Intermediate computer skills \(ability to use computers and tablets\)\.
+ Prior Authorized User certification is preferred\. Nuclear Pharmacy Training can be provided\.
+ **Authorized User:** As defined in part by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, an individual who has completed a minimum of 700 hours of training in a structured educational program consisting of both didactic training and supervised on the job training in radiation physics, instrumentation, radiation protection, chemistry, math and radiation biology\. This is usually divided into two sections: 200 hours of formal course work and 500 hours of supervised experience\. For current pharmacists, the requirements are the same plus a preceptor statement of training from an Authorized Nuclear Pharmacist\.
+ 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 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 concepts, principles and technical capabilities to perform routine tasks
+ Works on projects of limited scope and complexity
+ Follows established procedures to resolve readily identifiable technical problems
+ Works under direct supervision and receives detailed instructions
+ Develops competence by performing structured work assignments

_Candidates who are back\-to\-work, people with disabilities, without a college degree, and Veterans are encouraged to apply\._

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