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Staff pharmacist (part time)

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General Purpose of the Job

As a Part Time Staff Pharmacist for SpectronRx, this position is responsible for the general surveillance over all activities involving radioactive material; ensuring compliance with NRC rules and regulations as well as the conditions of the NRC license by performing the following essential duties and responsibilities:

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • All On site Pharmacist duties required for a Nuclear Pharmacy operation
  • All on site functions required for cGMP production of Radiopharmaceuticals
  • Dispensing of doses
  • Surveillance over all radioactive material, including routine monitoring, special surveys, and responding to events.
  • Provide training and development of all employees.
  • Train and enforce all DOT procedures and requirements.
  • Perform audits and provide timely responses (internal & external)
  • Proper filing of health physics
  • Monitor performance of fume hoods that are associated with isotope work
  • Serve as the primary source of radiation protection information for Staff Pharmacists at all levels of responsibility
  • Oversee the preparation of all shipments of radioactive material leaving the nuclear pharmacy
  • Oversee the receipt, opening and delivery of all shipments of radioactive material arriving at the nuclear pharmacy
  • Oversee the distribution and processing of Staff Pharmacist monitoring equipment
  • Conduct training programs in proper procedures for the use of radioactive material
  • Oversee and coordinate the radioactive waste disposal program
  • Oversee the safe storage of all radioactive materials not in current use
  • Ensure that sealed sources are leak-tested at proper intervals
  • Maintain an inventory of all radioactive materials and limiting the quantity of radionuclides at the facility to the amounts authorized by the license
  • Review license procedures and controls based upon sound radiation protection principles, to ensure that occupational doses and doses to members of the public are as low as reasonably achievable (ALARA).
  • Use administrative controls to avoid mistakes in the administration of by product material
  • Use procedures to prevent or minimize contamination and use proper decontamination procedures
  • Maintain and oversee all radioactive tasks as related to pharmacy.
  • All other duties as assigned

Supervisory Responsibilities

As a Staff Pharmacist, this Staff Pharmacist is responsible for the safety and training of all employees. Maintains supervision for facility/operations during assigned shift. 


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience

The Radiation Safety Officer should have the following: 

  • Training in basic radioisotope handling techniques specifically applicable to the use of unsealed sources (700 hours).
  • One year, full-time, of experience monitoring radiation safety at a nuclear pharmacy or medical institution under the supervision of the individual identified as STAFF PHARMACIST on either a commercial nuclear pharmacy license or a Commission or Agreement State license that authorizes the medical use of by-product material.

Language Skills

Ability to read, analyze and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers and the general public.

Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints form customers, regulatory agencies or members of the business community.

Mathematical Skills 

Ability to apply advanced mathematical concepts such as exponents, logarithms, quadratic equations, and permutations. Ability to apply mathematical operations to such tasks as frequency distributions, determination of test reliability and validity, analysis of variance, correlation techniques, sampling theory and factor analysis.

Reasoning Ability 

Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables. Ability to apply principles of logical or scientific thinking to a wide range of intellectual and practical problems. Ability to deal with nonverbal symbolism (formulas, scientific equations, graphs, etc.) in its most difficult phases. Ability to deal with a variety of abstract and concrete variables.

Computer Skills 

Windows 98 or above. Proficient in MS Office. MS-DOS based pharmacy system by DuPont.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations 

Must be state licensed. Must receive or have documentation of receiving Nuclear Pharmacy Training (200 hrs Diadactic/500 Practical). Attend local SNM and AphA meetings.

Behavioral Characteristics 

This individual must be detail-oriented, responsible, patient and ability to multi-task. 

Physical Demands 

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Ability to stand and/or remain seated for extended periods of time. Ability to use hands to finger, handle, or feel in using office equipment, machines, instruments including the computer system for extended periods of time. Ability to talk and hear to conduct frequent phone correspondence. Close vision and focus capabilities to view computer screen, instrumentation, Company documents, and correspondence. Ability to lift 50-60 pounds on a regular basis.

Work Environment 

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

There are no specific conditions affecting performance of this job. The noise level would be considered moderate for a business office with computers, printers, copiers, and light traffic. The position will often require more than forty hours of work per week. Individuals in this position will be exposed to radiation; however, radiation safety training and monitoring is required. Work Environment 


Additional Information 

Clean driving record and ability to travel to accounts and trade shows as necessary.

Strong management skills required. Strong interpersonal Staff Pharmacist skills for interacting with Physicians, customers, vendors and other Staff Pharmacist are required. Ability to problem-solve and handle customer service issues. 

We offer a competitive compensation & benefits package. Join a company on the move!

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