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MD Anderson Cancer Center Pharmacy Technician ATC ACB (12:30pm - 9:00pm) 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.

IV Preparation

  1. Follows standard operating procedures/safety standards (USP 797/USP 800/NIOSH) when handling, preparing, and waste disposal of hazardous drugs. Reports and documents chemotherapy spills.

  2. Demonstrates the correct use of a closed system and maintains competency.

  3. Prepares investigational doses by reading the datasheet, follow protocol directions, care when admixing, documenting thoroughly on the investigational card for each drug. Ask for assistance from a pharmacist if needed.

  4. Successfully completes annual or semi-annual process validations.

  5. Demonstrates strong math skills for pharmacy calculations.

  6. Manages time efficiently by maintaining high productivity.

  7. Demonstrates system proficiency including, but not limited to BD Cato, Phacts, OneConnect, and control access cabinets.

Daily Operational Duties

  1. Equipment maintenance, including BSC cleaning, stocking supplies, balance maintenance, pump retrieval, scheduled QA assignments, cleaning of IV rooms and ante-room, inventory ordering, pyxis support as needed, and water bath and baxa repeater pump cleaning.

    Work Schedule Responsibilities

    1. Optimizes patient care and customer service by fulfilling all required operational responsibilities including staffing beyond shift as needed to complete all team assignments.

2. Ability to flex schedule across areas and shifts based on operational needs.

Education Required:

High school diploma or equivalent.

Certification Required:

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

Preferred Certification:

ACPE Sterile Products Certification.

Experience Required:

None.

Preferred Experience:

IV sterile preparation experience and prior pharmacy experience.

Onsite Presence:

Is Required

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

Shift Work

Traveling

Wearing Protective Equipment

Working on uneven/slippery surface

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Rarely1-2%

Constant 67-100%

Frequent 34-66%

Constant 67-100%

Seldom 3-10%

Constant 67-100%

Seldom 3-10%

Constant 67-100%

Occasionally 11-33%

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

Hearing Sensitivity

Keyboarding

Kneeling

Lifting

Neck Movements

Night Vision

Olfactory Perception

Pushing/Pulling

Reaching

Sitting

Standing

Tactile Perception

Twisting

Visual Acuity

Visual Color Discrimination

Walking

Wrist Motion

Carrying

Carrying

Carrying

Lifting

Lifting

Lifting

Pushing/Pulling

Pushing/Pulling

Pushing/Pulling

Pushing/Pulling

Constant 67-100%

Constant 67-100%

Frequent 34-66%

Frequent 34-66%

Seldom 3-10%

Rarely1-2%

Constant 67-100%

Constant 67-100%

Constant 67-100%

Constant 67-100%

Constant 67-100%

Constant 67-100%

Seldom 3-10%

Constant 67-100%

Rarely1-2%

Constant 67-100%

Constant 67-100%

Seldom 3-10%

Rarely1-2%

Constant 67-100%

Constant 67-100%

Occasionally 11-33%

Constant 67-100%

Constant 67-100%

Constant 67-100%

Constant 67-100%

Seldom 3-10%

Constant 67-100%

Constant 67-100%

Constant 67-100%

Constant 67-100%

Frequent 34-66%

Constant 67-100%

Constant 67-100%

Constant 67-100%

Constant 67-100%

Constant 67-100%

Constant 67-100%

Constant 67-100%

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5-10 lbs

10-20 lbs

Up to 5 lbs

5-10 lbs

10-20 lbs

Up to 5 lbs

5-10 lbs

10-20 lbs

20-50 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

Problem Solving

Reading Skills/Comprehension

Responding in emergency situations

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: 132189

  • 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: Day/Evening

  • 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

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