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in Gilroy, CA

Hours Full-time
Location Gilroy, California

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Nuclear Pharmacist I

Location: Gilroy, CA
Reports To: Facility Manager

Direct Hire
Salary: 135-150k
Note: will consider more senior Pharmacists

The Nuclear Pharmacist I will compound and dispense radiopharmaceuticals. This job involves working in a cleanroom as well as occupational exposure to radiation. While reporting into Network Operations, the Nuclear Pharmacist role is instrumental to the Quality Assurance Program and will work closely with the QA division at the site level.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Perform the duties associated with compounding, dispensing, and distribution of radiopharmaceuticals, including data entry with Pinestar for end-of-day reports and daily dose management reports.
    Perform the duties associated with synthesis, quality control, and quality assurance of FDG and NaF, including reagent preparation.
  • Ensure compliance with USP <797>, <823>, proposed <825> regulations, or other state pharmacy requirements as applicable, at the site level; maintain a personal license in good standing through applicable state laws.
  • Ensure compliance to all applicable standard operation procedures (SOPs) and regulations, including 21 CFR Parts 211 and 212 requirements, by adhering to SOFIE’s quality management system and maintaining a state of cGMP control at the site.
  • Ensure aseptic operations follow internal procedures (gowning, cleaning/sanitation, sterility, environmental monitoring, etc.), customer requirements, and FDA regulations.
  • Ensure compliance with radiation and laboratory safety of the site, including the ability to address chemical or radioactive spills and reporting.
  • Complete cGMP documents as required and assist site and corporate Quality Assurance including, investigations, CAPAs, QC records, and deviations.
  • Responsible for opening change controls and initiating, maintaining, and reviewing network and site-specific procedures relative to their job functions.
  • Ensure that equipment is appropriately maintained, calibrated/recalibrated, or validated/revalidated in a timely manner.
  • Monitor customer/patient complaints to determine the possible root causes. Work with the customers to ensure their concerns are addressed, quality standards are met, and issues are resolved promptly and effectively.
  • Provide quality customer service associated with radiopharmaceuticals to physicians, healthcare workers, and customers, as needed.
  • Train and supervise nuclear pharmacy technicians and maintain accurate training records.
  • B.S. or Pharm.D. from an accredited pharmacy school required; nuclear certification preferred.
  • State license required (to be obtained post-hire if applicable).
  • Experience in nuclear pharmacy, Positron Emission Tomography, radiation safety, and/or familiarity with cyclotron processes preferred.
  • Strong management and interpersonal skills.
  • Proficiency in Pinestar or other pharmacy applications preferred.

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