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Radioligand Therapy Specialist- Rocky Mountains (UT,WY,CO, NV, AZ, ID)

Equipment/Technology Specialist

Equipment and Facilities Specialist


East Hanover, New Jersey, United States

Radioligand Therapy Specialist- Rocky Mountains (UT,WY,CO, NV, AZ, ID)

Job ID


Feb 13, 2024


About the Role

Bringing life-changing medicines to millions of people, Novartis sits at the intersection of cutting-edge medical science and innovative digital technology. As a global company, the resources and opportunities for growth and development are plentiful including global and local cross functional careers, a diverse learning suite of thousands of programs & an in-house marketplace for rotations & project work. With strong medicines pipeline our current transformation will not just deliver growth for our business but continue to allow us to bring innovative medicines to patients quickly.

Location: Remote: This position can be based remotely in US. Please note that this role would not provide relocation as a result. The expectation of working hours and travel (domestic and/or international) will be defined by the hiring manager.

Candidate will cover Rocky Mountains: (Idaho, Utah, Wyoming, Colorado, Nevada, Arizona ) and must live in designated territory. Preferred location Salt Lake City, Utah Denver, Colorado or Pheonix, Arizona.

About the Role:

The RTS serves as the point of contact for all radioligand technical knowledge, education, and support to both external customers and internal partners. The RTS will lead the assessment and technical setup for targeted radioligand therapy treatment centers in partnership with customers for treatment as well as clinical trial readiness.

Key Responsibilities:

•The RTS works to educate stakeholders within accounts across healthcare specialties, including nuclear medicine and radiation oncology HCPs, to ensure the safe and appropriate administration of radioligand products. The RTS provides information on operational logistics and ordering of approved radioligand products and helps provide appropriate calibration sources and other on-label technical support. RTS will be reporting to Regional Director RTS (RDR).

•Provide comprehensive education and training on procurement requirements (i.e. RAML, AU status) and safe use of radioactive materials to enable on-site radiopharmaceutical dose preparation and infusion of both commercial and clinical trial radiopharmaceutical products.

•Demonstrates proficient knowledge and understanding of ALARA safety guidelines, USP Chapter on radiopharmaceutical aseptic handling and preparation, infection control practices, quality assurance (QA)/quality control (QC) of clinical-use RAM.

•Understand and educate stakeholders on radiation exposure precautions, monitoring of work/patient rooms to minimize exposure related to RAM.

•Appropriately respond to inquiries relating to safety and handling of US Oncology products that are received from an account’s radiation safety committee.

•Evaluate and support capability building at potential clinical trial sites to support RLT pipeline. Collect and maintain accurate information in the US licensing database.

•Maintain proficient knowledge of nuclear instrumentation QA/QC as applicable to nuclear medicine. Provide education and support need for dose calibrators, survey meters and well counters etc. Such tasks may include fielding questions/assisting in dose calibrator dial setting or cross-calibration checks for different radionuclides, as required to maintain compliance.

Diversity & Inclusion / EEO

We are Equal Opportunity Employers and take pride in maintaining a diverse environment. We do not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status. We are committed to building diverse teams, representative of the patients and communities we serve, and we strive to create an inclusive workplace that cultivates bold innovation through collaboration and empowers our people to unleash their full potential.

Accessibility and Reasonable Accommodations: Individuals in need of a reasonable accommodation due to a medical condition or disability for any part of the application process, or to perform the essential functions of a position, please let us know the nature of your request, your contact information and the job requisition number in your message:

Role Requirements

What You’ll Bring to the Role:

Candidate will cover Rocky Mountains: (Idaho, Utah, Wyoming, Colorado, Nevada, Arizona) and must live in designated territory. Preferred location Salt Lake City, Utah Denver, Colorado or Pheonix, Arizona.

•Minimum Bachelor’s Degree required.

•Additional advanced certification and/or certification required: Nuclear Medicine, Health Physics, Radiation Therapy, Medical Imaging, or Radiochemistry.

Experience/Professional Requirements

•Current license in Nuclear Medicine technology, Radiation Oncology or Nuclear Pharmacy required.

•Minimum 5 years of industry or clinical experience.

•Experience in oncology, NET and Prostate cancer preferred.

•Nuclear Medicine and/or Clinical Development experience preferred.

•Clinical trial regulatory experience preferred.

•USP General Chapter for Radiopharmaceutical experience/knowledge preferred.

•Project management experience preferred.

•State licensing knowledge and expertise required.

•Project management experience preferred.

•Ability to work effectively with teams.

•Strong clinical expertise in Oncology preferred.

•Monthly overnight travel requirement of up to 50% for the territory.

Why Novartis?

766 million lives were touched by Novartis medicines in 2021, and while we’re proud of this, we know there is so much more we could do to help improve and extend people’s lives.

We believe new insights, perspectives and ground-breaking solutions can be found at the intersection of medical science and digital innovation. That a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment inspires new ways of working.

We believe our potential can thrive and grow in an unbossed culture underpinned by integrity, curiosity and flexibility. And we can reinvent what's possible, when we collaborate with courage to aggressively and ambitiously tackle the world’s toughest medical challenges. Because the greatest risk in life, is the risk of never trying!

Imagine what you could do here at Novartis!

Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion: Novartis is committed to building an outstanding, inclusive work environment and diverse teams representative of the patients and communities we serve.

The pay range for this position at commencement of employment is expected to be between $144,000.00 and $216,000.00 per year; however, while salary ranges are effective from 1/1/24 through 12/31/24, fluctuations in the job market may necessitate adjustments to pay ranges during this period. Further, final pay determinations will depend on various factors, including, but not limited to geographical location, experience level, knowledge, skills and abilities. The total compensation package for this position may also include other elements, including a sign-on bonus, restricted stock units, and discretionary awards in addition to a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits (including 401(k) eligibility and various paid time off benefits, such as vacation, sick time, and parental leave), dependent on the position offered. Details of participation in these benefit plans will be provided if an employee receives an offer of employment. If hired, employee will be in an “at-will position” and the Company reserves the right to modify base salary (as well as any other discretionary payment or compensation program) at any time, including for reasons related to individual performance, Company or individual department/team performance, and market factors.

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East Hanover, NJ

Company / Legal Entity

Novartis Pharmaceuticals

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Job Type

Full Time

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Shift Work