Pharmacy Tech

$1,500 New Hire Sign-On Bonus Offered 

Pay Rate: $20.00 per hour

Bonus eligible: No

Benefits: Cardinal Health offers a wide variety of benefits and programs to support health and well-being.

  • Medical, dental and vision coverage
  • Paid time off plan
  • Health savings account (HSA)
  • 401k savings plan
  • Access to wages before pay day with myFlexPay
  • Flexible spending accounts (FSAs)
  • Short- and long-term disability coverage
  • Work-Life resources
  • Paid parental leave
  • Healthy lifestyle programs

Application window anticipated to close: 08/10/2024 *if interested in opportunity, please submit application as soon as possible.

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.

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Shift/Schedule

  • 40 hours weekly
  • Monday - Friday
  • 1:00am - 9:00am
  • Will work every 8th Saturday 2:00am - 10:00am
  • Must be flexible to work other hours and days if needed

Responsibilities

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
  • Registration with the State Board of Pharmacy, licensure as a Pharmacy Technician preferred
  • Certification may be required
  • Experience as a Pharmacy Technician preferred.
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Manual dexterity required for occasional reach, lifting, and holding of small objects.
  • Demonstrated manual dexterity to dispense doses
  • Ability to lift containers weighing up to 75 pounds
  • Must hold a valid driver's license in the state in which the pharmacy is located
  • Intermediate computer skills (ability to use computers 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.

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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.