DHHS, National Institutes of Health Clinical Center
July 2, 2018
GS-12, salary is commensurate
Full Time - Experienced
We are seeking a Radiopharmacist. This position is located in the National Institutes of Health Clinical Center's (CC) Positron Emission Tomography (PET) Department. The PET facility at the NIH is one of the largest in the country and is in the forefront of research in this field. PET scans performed in the department are used to conduct clinical research in humans with regard to normal organ physiology, the pathophysiology of disease, and the effects of treatment.
This position is responsible for dispensing and quality control testing of PET radiopharmaceuticals for use in clinical research protocols and patient care, under regulations and safety and compliance standards including but not limited to Good Clinical Practices (GCP), Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) for radioactive compounds (21 CFR part 212), Radiopharmaceuticals for PET—Compounding, Investigational, and Research Uses USP<823>, and Pharmaceutical Compounding—Sterile Preparations USP <797>, and Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) regulations.
The ideal candidate will be licensed to practice pharmacy in a state or territory of the United States, or the District of Columbia. The ideal candidate will have extensive professional knowledge of a wide range of nuclear pharmacy concepts, principles, and practices, and have the ability to develop and prepare procedures for new radiopharmaceuticals.
To apply to this position, please log onto to www.usajobs.gov and apply to vacancy announcement NIH-CC-DH-18-10211789, please be sure to upload all requested documents. Salary is commensurate with experience.
This is a GS-12 federal appointment in the non-excepted service. This appointment offers federal benefits. A full benefits package includes retirement, health, life and long term care insurance, Thrift Savings Plan participation, etc.
HHS and NIH are Equal Opportunity Employers. Selection for this position will be based solely on merit, without discrimination for non-merit reasons such as race, color, religion, sex, national origin, politics, marital status, sexual orientation, physical or mental handicap, age or membership or non-membership in an employee organization. All applicants will be subject to a background investigation.
Internal Number: NIHCC01
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Positron Emission Tomography (PET) Department