Pharmacy Technician -Nuclear - #100175

Cardinal Health


Date: 04/19/2022 18:30 PM

City: East Hartford, Connecticut

Contract type: Full Time

Work schedule: Full Day

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  • Benefits on Day 1
  • Medical, dental and vision coverage
  • Paid time off
  • 401k savings plan
  • Flexible spending accounts (FSAs)
  • Health savings account (HSA)
  • Education assistance


Schedule:



  • 40 hours per week
  • Monday - Friday 6 am - 2 pm.
  • This will include working rotating weekends (typically every 4 weeks) and rotating holidays. Candidate must be flexible to work various shifts, days and schedules as needed.


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



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 approval
  • Draw doses into either a syringe or vial
  • Perform quality assurance tests on instruments and radiopharmaceuticals in accordance with Federal, State, Company and manufacturer's guidelines
  • Receive, document, and store incoming and outgoing pharmaceuticals according to the Department of Transportation and Company guidelines
  • Maintain computer inventory and records to ensure proper utilization of materials and accounting for Rx drugs
  • Assist and/or perform in the labeling of blood cell products
  • Perform general laboratory and facility clean up
  • May perform clerical and administrative services including maintenance of daily records, preparation of receipts, report preparation, and maintenance of billing records
  • Make deliveries to accounts with company vehicles as needed
  • Speak 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, preferred
  • State or national pharmacy technician registration/license preferred but not required
  • 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 required
  • Ability to lift up to 75 lbs
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Flexibility to work various shifts
  • Comfortable performing repetitive motions/tasks
  • Comfortable working in a nuclear environment
  • Ability to work weekends or be in a weekend rotation
  • Ability to work holidays or be in a holiday rotation
  • Ability to work overtime with little or no advance notice
  • Demonstrated ability to use technology such as computers, smart phones 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 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 area
  • Maintains appropriate licenses, training and certifications
  • Works on basic and routine assignments
  • Works within clearly defined Standard Operating Procedures and/or scientific methods
  • Adheres to all quality guidelines
  • Works under close supervision. All work is reviewed for accuracy
  • Any 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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