MD Anderson Cancer Center Pharmacy Technician Clinic R2 (11:30 AM - 8:00PM) 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.

Summary

The primary purpose of the Clinic Technician position is to provide support services in preparing, packaging, and dispensing pharmaceuticals. Provide support for financial transactions and insurance adjudication. Interact with patients and with appropriate medical personnel. Requires independent judgment and decision-making.

The hours for this position are: 11:30 AM - 8:00 PM *

Key Functions

  • Meets productivity guidelines while maintaining accuracy

  • Manages prescription flow, not allowing prescriptions to backlog in any area

  • Counts/pours correct drug into appropriately sized container, labels container and prepares it for pharmacist verification

  • Demonstrates competency of all computer systems and applications used in the area

  • Processes payment method correctly through the register

  • Maintains assigned sections monthly by checking expiration dates, cleaning and facing shelves, removing partial bottles/liquids and return to stock bottles from shelves

  • Other duties as assigned

Education

Required:

High school diploma or equivalent.

Preferred:

Two years of college supplemented by courses in pharmacy, laboratory technique, or basic science.

License/Certification

Required:

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

Preferred:

Current certification with the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB)

Failure to maintain current certification will result in termination of employment.

Experience

Required:

No experience. Current Pharmacy Technician Registration with the Texas State Board of Pharmacy (TSBP). 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