Pharmacist in Charge/Pharmacist (RadioPharmacy)

BBBH35961_1716172622
  • AU$90000 - AU$115000 PER ANNUM
  • Perth, Western Australia
  • Permanent

ROLE

Two positions available in Perth:

  • 1 Pharmacist in Charge
  • 1 Pharmacist

POSITION SUMMARY

The RadioPharmacist shall be responsible for performing or supervising cognitive and disruptive activities required for the provision of optimal pharmaceutical care to our customers and their respective patients. You will advise on all decisions related to pharmacy practice issues/matters.

LOCATION

Perth, WA

DESCRIPTION

  • Supervise entire production/dispensing process and assure the use of good aseptic technique when manipulating parenteral dosage forms (the extent of supervisory duties is shift-specific)
  • Perform, or oversee, quality control testing of radiopharmaceuticals and instrumentation, and maintain records of such testing
  • Assist with entering required data into radio pharmacy software program
  • Print labels and various forms required for documentation of radiopharmaceutical production, compounding, dispensing, and distribution.
  • Elute Mo-99/Tc-99m generators; test eluate for Mo-99 breakthrough and dilute eluate to standardised concentrations, as required.
  • Radiolabel reagent kits with Tc-99m or other radionuclides, as appropriate.
  • Dispense doses of various radiopharmaceuticals.
  • Ensure that all compounded radiopharmaceuticals meet accepted radiochemical purity standards before they are administered to patients.
  • Ensure that all packages (transport cases) are properly marked and labelled and that shipping documents are accurate and complete before doses leave the pharmacy.
  • Ensure that good radiation safety practices (and all safety practices) are strictly adhered to
  • Be aware of personal exposures and exposure records, and strive to maintain personal exposure as low as reasonably achievable (ALARA).
  • Perform, or oversee, radiation monitoring of the pharmacy (for fixed and removable [loose] contamination) and maintain records of such monitoring activities.
  • Coordinate with other pharmacists all procedures and testing required for environmental monitoring of the pharmacy.
  • Ensure the completion of operations, measurements, testing, and record keeping required for compliance with external regulatory bodies and internal policies and procedures.
  • Ensure compliance with all regulations governing radio pharmacy practice
  • Ensure that prescriptions are obtained from all practices for both diagnostic and therapeutic radiopharmaceuticals in accordance with state pharmacy regulations.
  • Share weekend and public holiday responsibilities with other pharmacists, as per roster.
  • Perform other miscellaneous duties as required from time to time.
  • On a rotational or as-needed basis, be prepared to perform the duties of staff who are on leave in various locations

REQUIREMENTS

  • Registered Pharmacist (APHRA)
  • Degree in Pharmacy
  • Permanent Reidency /Australian Citizen
  • Currently resides in Australia
  • Prior experience in a similar role
  • Attention to detail
  • Interest in the nuclear medicine industry
  • Displaying Initiative
  • Professional Communication
  • Time Management
  • Attitude and Motivation Dependability

i-Pharm Consulting is a specialist Recruitment Company servicing the global Life Sciences industry. We provide both permanent and contract staff to a wide range of Pharmaceutical, Medical Device, Biotechnology and Contract Research Organisations (CROs). i-Pharm has specific expertise in Clinical Research, Sales & Marketing, Medical Affairs, Regulatory Affairs, Pharmacovigilance, Quality Assurance, Supply Chain & Logistics and Bioinformatics.

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TO APPLY

If you would like to discuss this vacancy further, please call call Recruitment Consultant Gemma on 02 8310 5852 or email gweir@i-pharmconsulting.com
If this role is not suitable, Gemma is also available to discuss other possible positions or answer any general questions regarding your career and the current market.

Gemma Weir Consultant

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