University of Utah Job Description
Responsible for the daily preparation, dispensing, ordering and quality control of radiopharmaceuticals.
Eligible to be licensed as a Nuclear Pharmacist in the State of Utah. Able to be a become an “Authorized Nuclear Pharmacist” by the University of Utah Radiation Safety Committee. Demonstrated human relation and effective communication skills also required.
An “Authorized Nuclear Pharmacist” is an individual who through appropriate training and experience is qualified and authorized to work independently with radiation sources and to supervise such use by others.
Minimum of one year experience as a licensed Nuclear Pharmacist or equivalency (one year of education can be substituted for two years of related work experience) preferred. Board Certified Nuclear Pharmacist (BCNP) is also preferred.
Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.
This job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.
A Nuclear Pharmacist must be able to evaluate radiopharmaceutical (RP) drug orders to ensure the proper RP is dispensed in the proper dosage to the correct patient at the correct time. The Nuclear Pharmacist needs to be able to know when the pharmacy director needs to be consulted whenever there is a irregular dosage or a misadministered dose. The pharmacy director also needs to be consulted whenever radiation levels are outside of normal operational standards.
Incumbent will experience moderate exposure to hazardous materials or physical risk, which requires adhering to safety precautions. Full time, 40 hrs/wk, variable schedule plus call.
250 East 200 South, Suite 125,
Salt Lake City, Utah 84111
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