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MD Anderson Cancer Center Pharmacy Technician Inpatient (7:00AM - 3:30PM) in Houston, Texas

The Division of Pharmacy at MD Anderson Cancer Center strives to be the industry leader in providing premier patient-centered care, based on excellence and innovation in patient care, services, research and education. We strive to ensure safe, effective and cost-conscious medication use and to work with our health care colleagues to promote optimal drug therapy outcomes through the development of integrated, quality programs.

The primary purpose of the pharmacy technician position is to accurately and efficiently prepare sterile and nonsterile admixtures, fill unit dose medication via carousels and pyxis medstations, compound/repackage medications into unit dose products, and distribute/maintain medications and equipment for patient care units.

Unit Dose Processing and Distribution

  1. Accurately and efficiently fill unit dose carts and first doses

  2. Accurately and efficiently pull drugs to refill controlled access cabinets

  3. Accurately and efficiently deliver medications/supplies to designated areas

  4. Order medications/supplies to maintain appropriate par levels

  5. Restock medications/supplies

Sterile and Nonsterile Compounding/Preparations

  1. Accurately and efficiently prepare all types of sterile products including SVP, LVP,

chemotherapy, biotherapy and investigational agents

  1. Accurately and efficiently prepare extemporaneous compounds

  2. Repackaging bulk medications

  3. Order medications/supplies to maintain appropriate par levels

  4. Restock medications/supplies

Quality Assurance/Improvement and Project Management

  1. Completes all assigned Quality Assurance and productivity reports including record

keeping and appropriate follow up

  1. Researches/monitors problems, initiates corrective acction and follow through until

challenge is resolved

  1. Consistently provides input/suggestions for process improvements

  2. Completes/maintains all Institutional/Divisional requirements for licensure,

mandatory education and testing. Including but not limited to EEE, Infection

Control, TB testing and IV process validation

  1. Develop, implement and/or support special projects throughout the institution

  2. Maintain clean and organized work areas at all times

Education Required

High school diploma or equivalent.

Experience Required

No experience.

Licensure / Certification

Current Pharmacy Technician Registration with the Texas State Board of Pharmacy (TSBP).

Must pass pre-employment skills a test as required and administered by Human Resources.

It is the policy of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center to provide equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by institutional policy or by federal, state or local laws unless such distinction is required by law.

Additional Information

  • Requisition ID: 131571

  • Employment Status: Full-Time

  • Employee Status: Regular

  • FLSA: non-exempt, eligible for overtime, and is subject to the provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)

  • Work Week: Days, Weekends

  • Fund Type: Hard

  • Pivotal Position: No

  • Minimum Salary: US Dollar (USD) 33,200

  • Midpoint Salary: US Dollar (USD) 41,500

  • Maximum Salary : US Dollar (USD) 49,800