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MD Anderson Cancer Center Pharmacy Technician - Ambulatory Treatment Center (ATC) - Part-time in Houston, Texas


Sterile Compounding/Preparation a. Accurately and efficiently prepares non-hazardous sterile products

b. Understands and utilizes gravimetric workflow process

c. Utilizes IV preparation software

d. Follows all regulatory guidelines for handwashing and garbing

e. Maintains aseptic technique according to Pharmacy Sterile Product Compounding Standards

f. Ability to work independently

Inventory Management a. Monitors area inventory and supplies, and replenishes as needed

b. Notifies appropriate personnel when shortages and/or outages noted

c. Ensures medication security and accountability at all times

d. Monitors for and checks expired products and document waste appropriately

e. Utilizes basic inventory systems (e.g. Pyxis and Pharmogistics)

f. Accurately and efficiently pulls drugs to refill controlled access cabinets and anesthesia stations

g. Completes cycle counts in carousel

h. Orders, receives, repacks, fills and delivers floor stock orders

i. Follows all regulatory guidelines to access patient procedure areas

j. Follows proper procedure to relocate controlled access cabinets

k. Promptly responds to and investigates temperature excursion alerts (i.e. Aeroscout)

l. Follows loan and borrow workflow

Area Maintenance a. Maintains clean and organized work area at all times

b. Ensures anteroom, sterile compounding rooms, and drug storage areas are properly cleaned and stocked

c. Completes assigned QA tasks

d. Properly handles hazardous drug spills

e. Understands and follows downtime procedures

Other duties as assigned


Develop Oneself - Pursue learning and self-development; actively seek feedback; transfer learning into next steps; set high standards of performance; drive for results and achievement.

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

Technical/Functional Expertise - Demonstrate technical proficiency required to do the job; possess up-to-date knowledge in the profession; provide technical expertise to others.

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)


Education: High school diploma or equivalent.

Preferred Education: Technical School

Certification: Current Pharmacy Technician Registration or Pharmacist Intern License with the Texas State Board of Pharmacy (TSBP).

Preferred Certification: ACPE Sterile Products Certification.

Experience: None.

Preferred Experience: IV sterile preparation experience and prior pharmacy experience.

Onsite Presence: Is Required

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: 166526

  • Employment Status: Part-Time Benefits Eligible

  • Employee Status: Regular

  • Work Week: Day/Evening

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

  • Midpoint Salary: US Dollar (USD) 52,000

  • Maximum Salary : US Dollar (USD) 62,500

  • FLSA: non-exempt and eligible for overtime pay

  • Fund Type: Hard

  • Work Location: Onsite

  • Pivotal Position: Yes

  • Referral Bonus Available?: Yes

  • Relocation Assistance Available?: No

  • Science Jobs: No