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MD Anderson Cancer Center Pharmacy Technician ATC R2 (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.

Experience Required:

No experience.

Preferred Experience:

IV sterile preparation experience and prior pharmacy experience.

Certification Required:

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

Preferred Certification:

ACPE Sterile Products Certification.

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

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

Constant 67-100%

--

Balancing

Constant 67-100%

--

Bending/Stooping

Frequent 34-66%

--

Carrying

Frequent 34-66%

20-50 lbs

Climbing

Seldom 3-10%

--

Crawling

Rarely1-2%

--

Depth Perception

Constant 67-100%

--

Eye/Hand Coordination

Constant 67-100%

--

Fine finger movement

Constant 67-100%

--

Foot Action

Constant 67-100%

--

Glare Sensitivity

Constant 67-100%

--

Handling

Constant 67-100%

--

Hearing Sensitivity

Seldom 3-10%

--

Keyboarding

Constant 67-100%

--

Kneeling

Rarely1-2%

--

Lifting

Constant 67-100%

20-50 lbs

Neck Movements

Constant 67-100%

--

Night Vision

Seldom 3-10%

--

Olfactory Perception

Rarely1-2%

--

Pushing/Pulling

Constant 67-100%

50+ lbs

Reaching

Constant 67-100%

--

Sitting

Occasionally 11-33%

--

Standing

Constant 67-100%

--

Tactile Perception

Constant 67-100%

--

Twisting

Constant 67-100%

--

Visual Acuity

Constant 67-100%

--

Visual Color Discrimination

Seldom 3-10%

--

Walking

Constant 67-100%

--

Wrist Motion

Constant 67-100%

--

Carrying

Constant 67-100%

Up to 5 lbs

Carrying

Constant 67-100%

5-10 lbs

Carrying

Frequent 34-66%

10-20 lbs

Lifting

Constant 67-100%

Up to 5 lbs

Lifting

Constant 67-100%

5-10 lbs

Lifting

Constant 67-100%

10-20 lbs

Pushing/Pulling

Constant 67-100%

Up to 5 lbs

Pushing/Pulling

Constant 67-100%

5-10 lbs

Pushing/Pulling

Constant 67-100%

10-20 lbs

Pushing/Pulling

Constant 67-100%

20-50 lbs

Additional Information

  • Requisition ID: 143656

  • 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: Evening/Night

  • Fund Type: Hard

  • Pivotal Position: Yes

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

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

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

  • Science Jobs: No

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