Job Information

University of Utah PS Pharmacy Technician in Salt Lake City, Utah


Open Date 10/28/2022

Requisition Number PRN32837B

Job Title PS Pharmacy Technician

Working Title PS Pharmacy Technician

Job Grade UGR

FLSA Code Nonexempt

Patient Sensitive Job Code? Yes

Standard Hours per Week 40

Full Time or Part Time? Full Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

VP Area President

Department 01188 - HCI Molec Img Prog Operations

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range DOE

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Job Summary

Dispenses radiopharmaceuticals and prepares shipments under the direction of a Nuclear Pharmacists. May perform other functions with training in manufacturing and quality control of PET radiopharmaceuticals with a team of radiopharmacists and radiochemists. Must be motivated, team oriented and committed to expanding their knowledge and experience in a clinically oriented academic and radiopharmaceutical manufacturing environment. Incumbent will experience moderate exposure to hazardous materials or physical risk, which requires adhering to radiation and other safety practices. Part time to full time position involving a variable schedule based on production demands. Depending on weekly assigned tasks in production, shifts can start anywhere between 2 am to 8 am the morning of production. The typical work week is Monday through Friday. In very rare instances a weekend shift may be required.

Huntsman Cancer Institute ( HCI ) is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to hiring individuals whose merit and experience promote a diverse, inclusive, anti-racist workforce and culture.

Each employee has a unique background and life experience. We believe that maximizing diversity fuels the success of our organization. In your cover letter or during your interview, we invite you to share how your background, beliefs, and experience will prepare you to be effective in working in an environment that values diversity and is committed to equity, diversity, and inclusion.

Learn more about HCI’s commitments at and/or contact HCI’s Office of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion.


As a Nuclear Pharmacy Technician your duties may be highly varied from time to time and may include but not be limited to:

· Responsible and accountable under State Pharmacy Law as licensed Pharmacy Technician while working in the permitted pharmacy area

· Comply with all regulatory commitments including the cGMP, Radiation Safety, Pharmacy laws and facility standard operating procedures ( SOP ) and policies and other applicable Federal, State and Local authorities

  • Preparation and dispensing of radiopharmaceuticals.
  • Assist in maintaining inventory and ordering supplies.
  • Perform good aseptic technique including sterile product preparation under cGMP and USP standards.
  • Receive training and perform required QC procedures using analytical equipment (Radio- TLC , GC and HPLC ) and chemical tests per standard operating procedures.
  • Prepares packaging and shipments of radioactive material are in compliance with all state and federal regulations.
  • Maintains all applicable documents and records.
  • Ensures a clean, orderly and safe working environment.
  • Participates in personnel training and staff development.
  • Provide the highest quality customer service, including telephone and customer visits.
  • Other tasks as assigned by management.

Minimum Qualifications


Current Pharmacy Technician licensure in the State of Utah.

Pharmacy in Training License is only accepted if the candidate had a Pharmacy Intern License.

This position is patient-sensitive and must fulfill all associated requirements. We protect our patients, coworkers and community by requiring all patient-sensitive employees to be immunized according to CDC standards and hospital policy. Limited exemptions may be made for documented medical contraindications or religious beliefs that object to vaccinations.

Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.


This job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.


· Expertise in PET Quality Assurance and Regulatory Compliance including CFR 21 Part 212 and USP<797>,<823>, and<825>· Experience in a Nuclear Pharmacy

· Experienced in working with analytical equipment such as HPLC , GC, and IC.

· Working knowledge of BioDose and BioTrax software

· Training will be provided in operation of equipment, procedures, and regulatory requirements of nuclear pharmacy for suitable candidates who meet other required qualifications

Type Benefited Staff

Special Instructions Summary

Additional Information

The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.

Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities.

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or protected veteran’s status. The University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the education program or activity that it operates, as required by Title IX and 34 CFR part 106. The requirement not to discriminate in education programs or activities extends to admission and employment. Inquiries about the application of Title IX and its regulations may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, to the Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, or both.

To request a reasonable accommodation for a disability or if you or someone you know has experienced discrimination or sexual misconduct including sexual harassment, you may contact the Director/Title IX Coordinator in the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action:

Director/ Title IX Coordinator

Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action ( OEO /AA)

135 Park Building

Salt Lake City, UT 84112


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For more information:

To inquire about this posting, email: ( or call 801-581-2300.

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). Eligible new hires with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in URS if they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Human Resources at (801) 581-7447 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS’ post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.