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MD Anderson Cancer Center Per Diem Pharmacist - Inpatient in Houston, Texas


Core Pharmaceutical Services Core pharmaceutical services includes but is not limited to the following:

a. Reviews, clarifies, and processes orders accurately and in a timely manner.

b. Assures appropriateness of ordered medications by taking into account pertinent factors such as disease state, body surface area (BSA), age, height, weight, labs, and renal function.

c. Utilizes computer resources and clinical information to facilitate the provision of pharmaceutical care functions such as medication order entry, order verification, medication distribution, medication checking, and medication reconciliation.

d. Perform and document therapeutic interventions as appropriate.

e. Actively participate in event reporting using UHC Safety Intelligence.

Pharmacy Area Supervision/ Responsibilities/Administrative/ Systems- Based Practice Pharmacy Area Supervision/Responsibilities/Administrative/ Systems- Based Practice includes:

a. Provides supervision of Immediate Technical Staff working in the area including completion of job assignments, monitoring of lunch breaks, and assuring adherence to institutional and departmental policies and procedures (i.e., sterile and non-sterile compounding).

b. Ensure all tasks/assignments are completed in a timely manner to maintain appropriate workflow for optimal patient care.

c. Maintain clean and organized work area at all times.

d. Monitors area inventory and supplies, notifies appropriate personnel when shortages and/or outages noted.

e. Oversee the compounding of sterile and non-sterile admixtures.

f. Completes all assigned Quality Assurance and productivity reports including record keeping and appropriate follow up.

g. Researches/monitors problems, initiates corrective action and follow through until challenge is resolved.

c. Consistently provides input/suggestions for process improvements.

h. Completes/maintains all Institutional/Divisional requirements for licensure, mandatory education and testing. Including but not limited to EEE, Infection Control, age related competency, Code Blue, BLS Certification, TB testing, and IV process validation.

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

Clinical/ Patient Care Clinical/ Patient Care includes all of the folloiwng but not limited to:

a. Active participation in implementation and practice of identified clinical initiatives (e.g., discharge counseling, medication reconciliation, renal dose adjustments, etc.)

b. Conducts and documents patient education as appropriate.

c. Documentation of patient specific information in the electronic medical record.

Other duties as assigned


Analytical Thinking - Gather relevant information systematically; break down problems into simple components; make sound decisions.

Self-Adaptability - Work in situations involving uncertainty, shifting priorities, and rapid change; deal constructively with mistakes and setbacks; demonstrate flexibility.

Professionalism - Employee demonstrates commitment to collaborative professional relationships with physicians and all members of the heath care team.

With Drive , you see that you can serve as a leader whether you have a formal leadership role or not. You tackle problems, move past setbacks and hardships, and don't lose sight of your goals. (Competencies: Self-Confidence, Analytical Thinking, Innovative Thinking, Technical Expertise)

You demonstrate Professionalism by setting the example for others and consistently modeling MD Anderson's values and service standards. You communicate effectively in a variety of ways. (Competencies: Inspire Trust, Oral Communication, Written Communication)

Through Emotional Intelligence , you maintain awareness of your own emotions and the emotions of those around you. Use nonverbal cues and feelings to engage others in an inclusive and responsive way. (Competencies: Active Listening, Teaming, Self-Reflection)

Having Coachability means you are engaged in relentless learning. You constantly ask questions and stay curious. You understand that the organization constantly evolves, and you should as well. (Competencies: Develop Oneself, Adaptability)


Bachelor's of Science degree in Pharmacy or Pharm.D. degree from an accredited college of pharmacy. Certification:

All of the following: Texas State Board of Pharmacy Pharmacist license within 90 days of job entry. American Heart Association (AHA) Basic Life Support (BLS) certification within 30 days of job entry. American Heart Association (AHA) Advanced Cardiac Life Support(ACLS) certification within 90 days of job entry, if working in one of following departments: Pharmacy Inpatient (710348), Pharmacy ATC ACB (710355), Pharmacy-West Houston (710657) Pharmacy-The Woodlands (710480).

Additional Information

  • Requisition ID: 166711

  • Employment Status: Per Diem

  • Employee Status: Regular

  • Work Week: Evening/Night

  • Minimum Salary: US Dollar (USD) 77,150

  • Midpoint Salary: US Dollar (USD) 77,150

  • Maximum Salary : US Dollar (USD) 77,150

  • FLSA: non-exempt and eligible for overtime pay

  • Fund Type: Hard

  • Work Location: Onsite

  • Pivotal Position: No

  • Referral Bonus Available?: No

  • Relocation Assistance Available?: No

  • Science Jobs: No