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RLS Inc. Nuclear Pharmacy Intern (Multiple US Locations-Summer 2022) in Lake Zurich, Illinois

Nuclear Pharmacy Intern (Multiple US Locations-Summer 2022)

  • Lake Zurich, IL (,+Lake+Zurich,+IL+60047)

  • Category: Nuclear Pharmacy and Nuclear Pharmacist

  • Type: Intern

  • Min. Experience: Intern

You won’t find a job at RLS—you’ll find a career. Our colleagues bring their passion and drive to work each day to make a positive impact on the lives of healthcare patients through compounding and dispensing radioactive pharmaceuticals used in diagnostic and therapeutic nuclear medicine procedures. Join us for a 10 to 12-week structured internship in a nuclear pharmacy setting.

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Review accuracy of all customer orders in a consistent manner

  • Process customer orders from initial receipt through final packaging and set up, prepare and dispense radiopharmaceuticals under the direct supervision of a licensed pharmacist

  • Handle/package/deliver radiopharmaceuticals and hazardous materials, process returned medical waste, and maintain returned reusable supplies while exemplifying compliance with Company Policies, Corporate Standards and Health and Safety rules related to area of responsibility

  • Actively participate in maintaining a safe work environment by completing required training, providing suggestions for improving the health and safety program and bringing unsafe acts and/or conditions to the attention of management

  • Perform quality control tests on prepared products as well as required tests on equipment (e.g. dose calibrator constancy and survey meter checks) and manually record results

  • Complete radiation wipes and surveys on shipping containers, pharmacy supplies, incoming packages, work spaces and vehicles Complete paperwork required for deliveries of outgoing customer products Support Pharmacy Operations by performing data entry into computer system

Basic Qualifications:

  • Must have unrestricted authorization to work in the United States (i.e. US Citizen or Permanent Resident)

  • Must have and maintain a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0/4.0

  • Must be currently enrolled in an accredited School of Pharmacy Licensed or eligible to become licensed as a pharmacy intern in the state of employment

  • Must be willing to submit to a drug test and background check

  • Minimum 18 years of age

  • Able to accommodate shift changes based on business needs

Desired Characteristics:

  • Previous experience handling radioactive materials

  • Previous experience preparing and/or dispensing pharmaceuticals, radiopharmaceuticals, or sterile products

  • Able to communicate effectively and in a professional manner Able to prioritize job duties

  • Successfully balance proactive versus reactive tasks

  • Handle multiple tasks quickly without forfeiting quality

  • Use sound judgment in all situations

  • Adhere to legal and regulatory guidelines without question

  • Honest, trusted and trusting

  • Hold yourself accountable for actions, seeks facts - not blame

  • Make compliance a priority Accept and adhere to high ethical values in decisions and actions


Various locations across the US for 2022:

  • Dallas TX

  • Seattle WA

  • Phoenix AZ

  • Detroit MI

  • Tampa FL

  • Wood Dale IL

  • San Antonio TX

  • Houston TX

  • Atlanta GA