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Certified Pharmacy Technician (FT- 40 hrs)

Cardinal Health Birmingham Full-Time
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Company information

Headquartered in Dublin, Ohio, Cardinal Health, 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. Cardinal Health 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 40,000 employees in nearly 60 countries, Cardinal Health ranks among the top 15 on the Fortune 500.

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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Schedule

  • 40 hours per week. Monday through Friday 2:00a to 10:00a. Also, when someone calls out he/she may be required to work from 1:00a to 9:00a and weekends if needed from 2:00a to 5:00a.

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 degree or equivalent required
  • 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  21 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

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.

 

Skills required

Customer Service
Maintain Patient Confidentiality
Verify Insurance Coverage
Filling Prescriptions
Support To Pharmacists
Unit Dose Medications

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Headquartered in Dublin, Ohio,
Cardinal Health, Inc. (NYSE: CAH) is a $91 billion health care services company that improves the
cost-effectiveness of health care. As the business
behind health care
, Cardinal Health helps pharmacies,
hospitals, ambulatory
surgery centers, clinical laboratories
and physician offices focus on patient care while reducing costs, enhancing efficiency and improving
quality
. Cardinal Health is an essential link in the health care
supply chain, providing pharmaceuticals and medical products and services to more than
100,000 locations each day and is also the industry-leading direct-to-home
medical supplies distributor. The company is a leading manufacturer of medical
and surgical products, including gloves, surgical apparel and fluid management products. In addition, the
company operates the nation's largest network of radiopharmacies
that dispense products to aid in the early diagnosis and treatment of disease.
Ranked #26 on the Fortune 500, Cardinal Health employs 34,000 people worldwide. More
information about the company may be found at www.cardinalhealth.com
and @CardinalHealth
on Twitter.

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