Company: Cardinal Health
Posted on: January 10, 2019
Company informationHeadquartered in Dublin, Ohio, Employer, Inc. (NYSE: CAH) is a global, integrated healthcare services and products company, providing customized solutions for hospitals, health systems, pharmacies, ambulatory surgery centers, clinical laboratories and physician offices worldwide.The company provides clinically-proven medical products and pharmaceuticals and cost-effective solutions that enhance supply chain efficiency from hospital to home. Employer connects patients, providers, payers, pharmacists and manufacturers for integrated care coordination and better patient management. Backed by nearly 100 years of experience, with more than 50,000 employees in nearly 60 countries, Employer ranks among the top 15 on the Fortune 500.For nearly half of a century, the Nuclear Pharmacy Services business of Employer has set the standard for the radiopharmaceutical industry. Nuclear Pharmacy Services, whose network of over 130 pharmacies fills 65% of radiopharmaceutical unit doses nationwide, has consistently demonstrated leadership through innovation and a commitment to excellence.--What does Nuclear Pharmacy contributes to Employer?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 Pharmacist does at EmployerSchedule Varied schedule with a mix of days, nights, weekends, holidays and on call.AccountabilitiesTakes telephone orders from Employer customers. Learn how to use the Order Receipt and Order Entry systems by becoming familiar with customers, locations, drug names and dosages and customer dose specifications. Knows the BOP (Board Of Pharmacy) state laws and requirements for radioactive order or prescription. Learns how to identify failure modes.Prepares and dispenses radiopharmaceuticals in keeping with the prescription and Company, State and Federal regulations. May oversee Nuclear Pharmacy Technicians who, where permitted by law, prepares and dispenses radiopharmaceuticals.Performs quality control tests, and packages the doses for shipping to the customer in keeping with the prescription and Company, State and Federal regulations.Assays medications to determine identity, purity and strength, performs white blood cell labeling; enters daily elutions, kit preparations, and incoming inventory in keeping with the prescription and Company, State and Federal regulations.Knows the inventory and regulatory programs by knowing how to handle the incoming and outgoing check-in and packaging. Handles the stock room maintenance and 5S methodology visuals.Becomes familiar with the Voice of the Customer/ Voice of the Business /Continuous Improvement/Leadership Essentials by completing a one day shadowing at a customer site and a one day ride-a-long with a sales consultant. Collect and enter Customer Impact Data daily. Do a monthly review of the Pharmacy Scorecard with the manager. Review the Leadership Essentials, complete the White Belt Training in Operational Excellence.May oversee running of the facility (known as Pharmacist in Charge) if needed.Trains newly hired pharmacy associates as neededPerforms other job related duties as required to ensure the goals and objectives of the department are met including delivering doses if necessary.QualificationsBachelor's degree in Pharmacy and/or PharmD requiredValid Pharmacist's license in the state of MichiganMust complete at least 200 hours of academic training in a nuclear pharmacy through an accredited programWorking knowledge of biohazardous waste management proceduresAbility to hear, write, and speak clearly in order to communicate with customers and health care professionalsStrong customer service skillsManual dexterity required for occasional reach, lifting and holding of small objectsDemonstrated manual dexterity in order to dispense dosesAbility to lift containers weighing up to 55 poundsMust hold a valid driver's license in the state in which the pharmacy is locatedComfortable driving in all types of weather conditions (rain, sleet, snow, fog, wind and sun)--Deliveries occur during both nighttime and daytime conditionsFlexibility to work various shifts or overtime as neededIntermediate computer skills (ability to use computers and tablets)Ability to work weekends or be in a weekend rotationAbility to work on call or be in an on call rotationAbility to work holidays or be in a holiday rotationPrior Authorized User certification is preferred. Nuclear Pharmacy Training can be providedAuthorized User: As defined in part by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, an individual who hascompleted a minimum of 700 hours of training in a structured educational program consisting of bothdidactic training and supervised on the job training in radiation physics, instrumentation, radiationprotection, chemistry, math and radiation biology. This is usually divided into two sections: 200 hoursof formal course work and 500 hours of supervised experience. For current pharmacists, therequirements are the same plus a preceptor statement of training from an Authorized NuclearPharmacist.Employer 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.
Keywords: Cardinal Health, Southfield , Nuclear Pharmacist, Healthcare , Southfield, Michigan
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