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Radiopharmacist (Nuclear Pharmacist) - Imaging - 8-hour Day Shift

Los Angeles, California

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Requisition # HRC0691798A

When the work you do every single day has a crucial impact on the lives of others, every effort, every detail, and every second matters. This shared culture of passion and dedication pulses through Cedars-Sinai, and it’s just one of the many reasons we’ve achieved our fifth-consecutive Magnet designation for nursing excellence. From working with a team of premier healthcare professionals to using state-of-the-art facilities, you’ll have everything you need to do something incredible—for yourself, and for others. Join us, and discover why U.S. News & World Report has named us one of America’s Best Hospitals!

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As a Radiopharmacist at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, you will help assist is the overall operations of the radiopharmacy and demonstrates advanced knowledge and competency in the field. Duties include inventory control, purchasing, preparation, compounding, quality control and record keeping of all activities associated with the Radiopharmacy. You will dispense radiopharmaceuticals to the neonatal, infant, pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric population. He/she performs all job duties with sensitivity and attention to the age and developmental issues of the patient population(s) served. He/she is the primary dispenser of Radiopharmaceuticals for the department and ensures that all doses are formulated and dispensed appropriate to patient age and in accordance with the diagnostic or therapeutic study orders. You will thoroughly be knowledgeable and ensure the area is in compliance with Federal, State, and local requirements, regulatory/accreditation agencies and CSHS's radioactive materials license. Assist in supervising Hot Lab security and ensures that the Nuclear Imaging staff are mindful of the critical importance of Hot Lab safety. Ensures that only qualified and authorized personnel have access to the radiopharmacy. The Radiopharmacist will also assist in literature review and creating reports for department quality assurance and improvement. The Radiopharmacist will demonstrate continuous self-improvement, make effective contributions to section, adhere to CSHS compliance plan, code of conduct, and hospital and departmental policies and procedures.

It is the expectation of all employees of the Imaging Department will perform their duties and interact with patients, co-workers, supervisors, physicians, visitors and other personnel in a manner that is cooperative, supportive and positive at all times.

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Education:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Pharmacy required 
  • PharmD preferred

License:

  • Current State of California Pharmacy license required
  • Nuclear Pharmacy certification required

Experience:

  • Minimum of one year of recent Pharmacist experience required
  • Experience or training in Radiopharmacy/Nuclear Pharmacy required

Physical Demands:

  • Frequent sitting and standing; occasional walking and bending; occasional lifting of materials up to 25 pounds for distances up to 10 feet.
  • Responsiveness to auditory alarms and communication devices including telephones, beepers, fire alarms, mechanical failure alarms.
  • Visual acuity including color differentiation.
  • Sufficient mobility to access equipment, patients and other customers.

Work Environment (work environments, hazards and exposures the employee may encounter on the job):

  • Daily functions include exposure to ionizing radiation and may include exposure to magnetic fields.
  • May be exposed to blood borne pathogens and hazardous materials.
  • Some functions may require use of protective gear: lead aprons, gloves face and syringe shields.
  • Repetitive hand motions.
  • Computer work contributing to eye strain and back fatigue.

 

 

Keywords: Pharmacist, Nuclear Pharmacist, Radiopharmacist, Imaging, ANP, Healthcare, Hospital, Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA, California 

  • Working Title: Radiopharmacist (Nuclear Pharmacist) - Imaging - 8-hour Day Shift
  • Department: Nuclear Med
  • Business Entity: Service Lines & Ops
  • City: Los Angeles
  • Job Category: Pharmacy
  • Job Specialty: Pharmacy
  • Position Type: Full-time
  • Shift Length: 8 hour shift
  • Shift Type: Day

Cedars-Sinai is an EEO employer. Cedars-Sinai does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of the race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, physical or mental disability, legally protected medical condition (cancer-related or genetic characteristics or any genetic information), marital status, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age (40 or older), military and/or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal or state law. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by email at Applicant_Accommodation@cshs.org and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Requests for accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this email address.

Cedars-Sinai will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories, in accordance with the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring.

At Cedars-Sinai, we are dedicated to the safety, health and wellbeing of our patients and employees. This includes protecting our patients from communicable diseases, such as influenza (flu) and COVID-19. For this reason, we require that all new employees receive a flu vaccine based on the seasonal availability of flu vaccine (typically during September through April each year) as a condition of employment, and annually thereafter as a condition of continued employment, subject to medical exemption or religious accommodation. For the same reason, you may also be required to receive other vaccines such as COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Cedars-Sinai reserves the right to make modifications to its required list of vaccines as required by law and/or policy.

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