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Pharmacy Technician

Company: Cardinal Health
Location: East Hartford
Posted on: January 8, 2022

Job Description:

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

$1,500 gross SIGN ON bonus OFFERED!

Schedule

40 hours per week

Monday - Friday 6:00 am to 2:00 pm.

This will include working rotating weekends (typically every 4th weekend) Saturday and Sunday 1:00 am - 5:00 am and rotating holidays. Candidate must be flexible to work various shifts, days and schedules as needed.
Candidate must be flexible to work different shifts, schedules, days and overtime as needed.

This position is benefit eligible the first day of employment. This includes medical, dental, vision, Paid Time Off, education assistance, 401K and more!

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
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 21 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 on call or be in an on call 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

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

Your safety is our top priority. We regularly consult with medical professionals on best practices in COVID-19 prevention to protect our employees. We train our employees on these best practices and regularly clean our sites in accordance with CDC guidelines. Please note: All individuals entering our facilities are required to complete a self-health check, wear a mask and follow all posted guidelines
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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.

Keywords: Cardinal Health, East Hartford , Pharmacy Technician, Engineering , East Hartford, Connecticut

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