Pharmacy Technician

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

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  • 40 hours per week. The typical schedule is Monday through Friday from 8:00a to 4:00p. Candidate must be flexible to work different days, hours and schedules based on business needs.

    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: 07/23/24 *if interested in opportunity, please submit application as soon as possible.

    Responsibilities 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


    • High school diploma, GED or equivalent, or equivalent work experience, preferred
    • State Pharmacy Technician license or national pharmacy technician registration/license 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
    • Ability to lift up to 75 lbs required
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills required
    • Strong customer service skills required
    • Flexibility to work various shifts is preferred
    • Comfortable performing repetitive motions/tasks is required
    • Comfortable working in a nuclear environment is required
    • Ability to work weekends or be in a weekend rotation required.
    • Ability to work holidays or be in a holiday rotation required
    • Ability to work on call or be in an on call rotation required
    • Ability to work overtime with little or no advance notice required
    • Demonstrated ability to use technology such as computers, smart phones and tablets

    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

    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.