Nuclear Pharmacist - Radiopharmacy

City of Hope

Duarte, CA

Job posting number: #7248353 (Ref:10024569)

Posted: May 27, 2024

Salary / Pay Rate: $72.83 - $116.53 / hour

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Nuclear Pharmacist - Radiopharmacy

Join the transformative team atCity of Hope, where we're changing lives and making a real difference in the fight against cancer, diabetes, and other life-threatening illnesses. City of Hope’s growing national system includes its Los Angeles campus, a network of clinical care locations across Southern California, a new cancer center in Orange County, California, and treatment facilities in Atlanta, Chicago and Phoenix. our dedicated and compassionate employees are driven by a common mission: To deliver the cures of tomorrow to the people who need them today.

We are seeking a full-time Nuclear Pharmacist to join the Beckman Research Institute at City of Hope Radiopharmacy. Under general supervision from the Nuclear Pharmacist-in-Charge, the Nuclear Pharmacist will support significant research contributions and design, execute, evaluate, and present experimental results. Key responsibilities include demonstrating advanced knowledge of radiopharmaceutical radiolabeling, compounding, and dispensing; following radiation safety principles; and maintaining adherence to Standard Operating Procedures and regulatory guidelines. Additionally, the role involves ensuring the proper training of Radiopharmacy Technicians and staying updated on Nuclear Pharmacy practices.

As a successful candidate, you will:

  • Ensure radiopharmaceutical products are produced, inspected, released, and stored according to regulatory standards.

  • Prepare and dispense radiopharmaceuticals for patient diagnosis and therapy, adhering to Nuclear Pharmacy principles.

  • Perform quality control procedures including radiochemical purity, gamma spectrum analysis, and sterility testing.

  • Calculate required radiopharmaceutical doses for patients, ensuring accuracy for diagnostic or therapeutic use.

  • Oversee or directly compound radioactive materials and reagents for radiopharmaceutical preparation.

  • Conduct or supervise research to develop and improve radiopharmaceuticals and maintain compliance with regulatory guidelines.

Your qualifications should include:

  • Doctor of Pharmacy Degree (Pharm.D.) from an accredited pharmacy school
  • Minimum 2 years of experience in a laboratory/research setting with demonstrated experience with radiopharmaceutical use.
  • Knowledge of USP 797, USP 823, and proposed USP 825.
  • Current CA Pharmacist License or within 6 months of hire

City of Hope is an equal opportunity employer. To learn more about our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, please click here.

Salary / Pay Rate Information:
Pay Rate: $72.83 - $116.53 / hour

The estimated pay scale represents the typical [salary/hourly] range City of Hope reasonably expects to pay for this position, with offers determined based on several factors which may include, but not be limited to, the candidate’s experience, expertise, skills, education, job scope, training, internal equity, geography/market, etc. This pay scale is subject to change from time to time.

City of Hope is a community of people characterized by our diversity of thought, background and approach, but tied together by our commitment to care for and cure those with cancer and other life-threatening diseases. The innovation that our diversity produces in the areas of research, treatment, philanthropy and education has made us national leaders in this fight. Our unique and diverse workforce provides us the ability to understand our patients' needs, deliver compassionate care and continue the quest for a cure for life-threatening diseases. At City of Hope, diversity and inclusion is a core value at the heart of our mission. We strive to create an inclusive workplace environment that engages all of our employees and provides them with opportunities to develop and grow, both personally and professionally. Each day brings an opportunity to strengthen our work, leverage our different perspectives and improve our patients’ experiences by learning from others. Diversity and inclusion is about much more than policies and campaigns. It is an integral part of who we are as an institution, how we operate and how we see our future.

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Job posting number:#7248353 (Ref:10024569)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:City of Hope
United States
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