Nuclear Pharmacy Technician

at Cardinal Health in Springfield, Illinois, United States

Job Description

What Nuclear Pharmacy contributes to Cardinal Health

Pharmacy Operations is responsible for the safe, efficient and effective coordination of Cardinal Health’s pharmacy operations that service acute care hospitals, hospital retail customers, ambulatory care and alternate site facilities, oncology and cardiology practices as well as retail customers\.

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\.

Job Summary

The primary purpose of the Tech I, Nuclear Pharmacy 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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+ $1,500 New Hire Sign\-On Bonus Offered
+ This position is benefit eligible the first day of employment\.
+ This includes medical, dental, vision, Paid Time Off, education assistance, 401K and more\!


+ 40 hours per week\.
+ The typical schedule is Monday \- Friday from 12:00am to 8:30am\.
+ Candidate must be flexible to work different days, hours and schedules based on business need\.


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


+ High school diploma, GED or equivalent, or equivalent work experience, preferred
+ IL State Pharmacy Technician license or ability to obtain
+ National pharmacy technician certification or ability to obtain
+ Previous experience working as a Pharmacy Technician is highly preferred\.
+ Past IV experience is a plus
+ Valid driver’s license and good drivingrecord\.
+ Minimum of 18 years of age due to driving of company owned vehicle
+ Ability to lift up to 75 lbs
+ Strong verbal and written communication skills
+ Strong customer service skills
+ Flexibility to work various shifts is preferred
+ Comfortable performing repetitive motions/tasks
+ Comfortable working in a nuclear environment
+ Demonstrated ability to use technology such as computers, smart phones and tablets

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 pieces
+ Proactively 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 results
+ Ensures that customers have a positive experience; commits to meet or exceed customer expectations
+ Jointly develops practical implementation plans that consider cultural sensitivities with other accountable parties
+ Measures and evaluates the effectiveness of protocols, programs, or deliverables; compares measurement results to standards and takes immediate action to close gaps identified\.

We support our veterans and will work with you during your military to civilian transition\.

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

Cardinal Health supports an inclusive workplace that values diversity of thought, experience and background\. We celebrate the power of our differences to create better solutions for our customers by ensuring employees can be their authentic selves each day\. 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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We are a team of nearly 48,000 mission\-driven partners striving each day to advance healthcare and improve lives\. We are Essential to care\.

Headquartered in Dublin, Ohio, Cardinal Health, Inc\. \(NYSE: CAH\) is a distributor of pharmaceuticals, a global manufacturer and distributor of medical and laboratory products, and a provider of performance and data solutions for health care facilities

We are a crucial link between the clinical and operational sides of care, working with more than 4,500 sourcing and manufacturing partners to deliver end\-to\-end solutions and data\-driven insights that advance healthcare and improve lives every day\. With deep partnerships, diverse perspectives and innovative digital solutions, we build connections across the continuum of care\.

With 50 years of experience, approximately 44,000 employees and operations in more than 30 countries, Cardinal Health seizes the opportunity to address healthcare’s most complicated challenges – now, and in the future\.

On Thursday, Jan\. 7, 2021, we celebrated the day our founder, Bob Walter, had the vision to start a business that became known as Cardinal Health\.

One of the most important ways we celebrated was by giving back to the communities where we live and work\. 2021 was a “Year of Service” for all Cardinal Health employees around the world\.

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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, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or

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Job Posting: JC249819003

Posted On: Oct 19, 2023

Updated On: Dec 16, 2023

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