Siemens Nuclear Pharmacist in Knoxville, Tennessee

Nuclear Pharmacist

Locations:Knoxville, Tennessee

Job Family: Manufacturing

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Job Description

Division: Siemens Healthineers

Business Unit: Diagnostic Imaging

Requisition Number: 200356

Assignment Category: Full-time regular

Experience Level: Mid level

Education Required Level: Bachelor's Degree

Travel Required: 5%

Division Description:

Siemens is a global technology powerhouse that has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality, reliability and internationality for more than 165 years. As a global technology company, Siemens is rigorously leveraging the advantages that this setup provides. To tap business opportunities in both new and established markets, the Company is organized in nine Divisions: Power and Gas, Wind Power and Renewables, Energy Management, Building Technologies, Mobility, Digital Factory, Process Industries and Drives, Healthcare and Financial Services.

The Siemens Healthcare Division develops innovations that support better patient outcomes with greater efficiencies, giving providers the confidence they need to meet the clinical, operational and financial challenges of a changing healthcare landscape. As a global leader in medical imaging, laboratory diagnostics, and healthcare information technology, we have a keen understanding of the entire patient care continuum-from prevention and early detection to diagnosis and treatment.

For more information, please visit: http://www.usa.siemens.com/healthcare

Job Description:

General Purpose:

Responsible for operational support in compliance with PET cGMP, radiation safety program, license commitments and corporate policies in the manufacture and distribution of quality positron emitting radiopharmaceuticals to medical care providers. Provides support in all aspects of the local business including financial, human resource management, regulatory compliance and customer support.

Please note this is a night shift role

Responsibilities/Duties

  • Production of radionuclides

  • Preparation and testing of radiopharmaceuticals

  • Dispensing of radiopharmaceuticals

  • Maintaining inventory

  • Ensures compliance with all regulatory commitments including the cGMP, Radiation Safety, Pharmacy laws and corporate policies and procedures and other applicable Federal, State and Local authorities

  • Responsible and accountable under State Pharmacy Law, for all actions of personnel working in the permitted pharmacy area, in the absence of the Pharmacy Manager (PIC)

  • Delivers and ensures performance of aseptic techniques, including sterility test and pyrogen testing per company standard operating procedures

  • Ensures performance of QC procedures using analytical equipment and chemical tests per company standard operating procedures

  • Maintains all applicable documents and records

  • Prepares shipment of radioactive materials according to procedure and licensing authorities requirements

  • Provides support in operation and maintenance of cyclotron, chemistry modules, QC equipment and associated software

  • Ensures clean, orderly and safe working environment

  • Participates in personnel training and staff development

  • Provides support for local region pharmacies as directed

  • Provides exemplary customer service, including telephone and customer visits as necessary

  • Other tasks as assigned by supervisor

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Degree in Pharmacy and state licensure or ability to obtain state licensure

  • Experience in production of radionuclides and dispensing of radiopharmaceuticals preferred

Skills/Abilities:

  • Communicates effectively with a proven ability to interpret information and provide and/or follow complex instructions

  • Ability to work independently and/or as part of a cross-functional team

  • Strong customer relations skills

  • Working knowledge of MS Windows applications

Physical Demands:

  • Ability to handle 100 lb. packages

Supervisory Duties:

  • Leads multiple non-exempt employees

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