The Production Coordinator will report to the Director of Cyclotron Engineering and will be responsible for performing routine cyclotron operations, synthesis of FDA-approved or IND PET drugs, batch preparation and quality control. This position will require flexible work hours, specifically working a 2am-10am shift at Columbia University PET Center.
Independently perform F18, ammonia, 68Ga and C11 productions
Dispense doses under the supervision of a radiopharmacist or physician
Appropriately document synthesis in batch records
Provide basic QC support and maintain clean work areas at the PET Center
Assist in general maintenance
Operate under appropriate security, safety and quality SOPs
Perform radiation safety duties to assure compliance with all regulations.
Ensure compliance with all pharmaceutical procedures, regulations and organizations
Participate in the review of production procedures
Assist in Logistics support
Assist in managing and documenting inventory and supplies
Requires a bachelor's degree or equivalent in education, training and experience, plus three (3) years of related experience. Atleast two (2) years must related to experience to a PET facility.
Experience working with Cyclotrons.
Experience with automated radio-synthesis boxes, preferably GE FASTLab system.
Experience producing cGMP grade FDG or Ammonia for clinical usage.
Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran
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