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MD Anderson Cancer Center Per Diem Pharmacist - Inpatient 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.

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 following 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.

Education Required:

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

Certifications Required:

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).

WORKING CONDITIONS

Frequency

Deadlines

Exposure to blood, bodily fluids, and/or tissue

Hazardous Chemicals and Materials

Noise

On Call

Operating Equipment

Patient Contact

Physical Proximity

Sedentary Environment

Shift Work

Traveling

Working on uneven/slippery surface

Wearing Protective Equipment

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Frequent 34-66%

Frequent 34-66%

Frequent 34-66%

Occasionally 11-33%

Frequent 34-66%

Frequent 34-66%

Frequent 34-66%

Seldom 3-10%

Frequent 34-66%

Frequent 34-66%

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

Frequency

Weight

Arm/Hand Steadiness

Balancing

Bending/Stooping

Carrying

Climbing

Crawling

Depth Perception

Eye/Hand Coordination

Fine finger movement

Foot Action

Glare Sensitivity

Handling

Keyboarding

Kneeling

Lifting

Neck Movements

Night Vision

Olfactory Perception

Pushing/Pulling

Reaching

Sitting

Squatting

Standing

Tactile Perception

Twisting

Visual Acuity

Visual Color Discrimination

Walking

Wrist Motion

Carrying

Carrying

Carrying

Lifting

Lifting

Lifting

Pushing/Pulling

Pushing/Pulling

Pushing/Pulling

Frequent 34-66%

Constant 67-100%

Frequent 34-66%

Occasionally 11-33%

Frequent 34-66%

Occasionally 11-33%

Frequent 34-66%

Constant 67-100%

Constant 67-100%

Frequent 34-66%

Frequent 34-66%

Constant 67-100%

Constant 67-100%

Occasionally 11-33%

Occasionally 11-33%

Frequent 34-66%

Seldom 3-10%

Frequent 34-66%

Frequent 34-66%

Frequent 34-66%

Frequent 34-66%

Occasionally 11-33%

Frequent 34-66%

Frequent 34-66%

Frequent 34-66%

Frequent 34-66%

Frequent 34-66%

Frequent 34-66%

Frequent 34-66%

Occasionally 11-33%

Occasionally 11-33%

Occasionally 11-33%

Occasionally 11-33%

Occasionally 11-33%

Occasionally 11-33%

Occasionally 11-33%

Occasionally 11-33%

Occasionally 11-33%

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5-10 lbs

10-20 lbs

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5-10 lbs

10-20 lbs

COGNITIVE DEMANDS

Analytical Ability

Appropriate Behavior

Attention to detail

Comprehending

Creativity

Critical Thinking

Following Instructions

Giving and Receiving Constructive Feedback

Interpersonal Skills

Mathematical Skills/Reasoning

Memorizing/Remembering

Multitasking

Oral Communication

Organizing

Performing in a Leadership Role

Problem Solving

Reading Skills/Comprehension

Selective Attention

Working Alone

Written Communication

. 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. http://www.mdanderson.org/about-us/legal-and-policy/legal-statements/eeo-affirmative-action.html

Additional Information

  • Requisition ID: 145505

  • Employment Status: Per Diem

  • Employee Status: Regular

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

  • Work Week: Varied

  • Fund Type: Hard

  • Work Location: Onsite

  • Pivotal Position: No

  • Minimum Salary: US Dollar (USD) 64,220

  • Midpoint Salary: US Dollar (USD) 64,220

  • Maximum Salary : US Dollar (USD) 64,220

  • Science Jobs: No

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