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Nuclear Pharmacist II

Center for Molecular Imaging & Therapy
Shreveport, LA
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description
POSITION SUMMARY
Provides pharmacy services for Center for Molecular Imaging and Therapy (CMIT).  Provides management of the quality program for radiopharmaceutical production and various radiopharmaceutical research and development activities.   

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
 
Responsibilities include but not limited to: 
  • Pharmacist-in-Charge of a Nuclear Pharmacy distributing a variety of radiopharmaceuticals. 
  • Preparation and dispensing of radiopharmaceuticals for human and non-human research uses, including clinical trials as necessary. 
  • Participates in manufacturing processes for radiopharmaceuticals. 
  • Oversees and participates in quality control processes for radiopharmaceuticals. 
  • Operates cyclotron, automated radiochemistry synthesis devices, and associated equipment in compliance with protocols and good ALARA (as low as reasonably achievable) radiation safety practices as needed. 
  • Maintains all records as mandated by state and federal regulations for a radiopharmacy and as needed for quality program compliance. 
  • Maintains radiochemistry, radiopharmacy, and cyclotron facility in compliance with Current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP) and appropriate environmental controls.  Acts as the quality assurance manager to ensure the completion of production processes and the release of manufactured products. 
  • Responsible for inventory maintenance and control including ensuring the proper procurement, use, and control of raw materials used in the production of radiopharmaceuticals as well as the dispensing of radiopharmaceuticals and ancillary products. 
  • Responsible for establishing and managing backup pharmacy services and personnel. 
  • Responsible for staff maintenance and training as relates to the pharmacy and quality program.  
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
Pharmacist Degree or equivalent degree is required. Must be eligible and able to obtain licensure in the state of Louisiana. Requires a minimum of two years of clinical experience. Requires adequate experience and training in nuclear pharmacy to qualify as authorized nuclear pharmacist. Board Certification desirable. P.E.T. radiopharmaceutical production and dispensing experience is a plus. Experience in molecular imaging helpful.     

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES
 
Strong organization skills with attention detail.  Able to communicate effectively in both written and oral communications.  Able to operate relevant equipment as required. Individuals must possess these knowledge, skills and abilities or be able to explain and demonstrate that the individual can perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation, using some other combination of skills or abilities and to possess the necessary physical requirements with or without the aid of mechanical devices to safely perform the essential functions of the job. 

CMIT is focused on developing systemically delivered, tissue targeted diagnostic and therapeutic pharmaceuticals for the diagnosis and treatment of cancer, neurodegenerative disease, and other serious illnesses.  To learn more, visit www.cmitla.org. We offer our employees competitive compensation and benefits, including paid time off, health insurance, flexible spending accounts, and a 401(k) plan. Qualified candidates should forward their resumes to Search.Committee@cmitla.org.
Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience and credentials

Equal Opportunity Employer: Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

Center for Molecular Imaging & Therapy

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Shreveport, LA
71103 USA

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