Cardinal Health
Nuclear Pharmacy Technician
At a glance
Location: US-WI-Madison Map
Posted: 03/16/2020
Closing: 04/15/2020
Degree: Not Specified
Type: Full-Time
Experience: Not Specified
Cardinal Health
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

  • 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.

    Schedule: 40 hours/week, Monday-Friday with a start time of 5am or 6am. Occasional coverage for opening shift at 1:30am and occasional weekends required.

    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


    • High school diploma or equivalent preferred
    • Verbal and written communication skills
    • Customer service skills

    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

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 origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

Nuclear Pharmacy Technician