MD Anderson Cancer Center Pharmacy Technician Inpatient - Night Shift (10:45PM - 7:15 AM) 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.

The hours for this position are: 10:45 PM - 7:15 AM*

Unit Dose Processing and Distribution

  1. Accurately and efficiently fill unit dose carts and first doses

  2. Accurately and efficiently pull drugs to refill controlled access cabinets

  3. Accurately and efficiently deliver medications/supplies to designated areas

  4. Order medications/supplies to maintain appropriate par levels

  5. Restock medications/supplies

  6. Accurately and efficiently prepare extemporaneous compounds

  7. Repackaging bulk medications

  8. Order medications/supplies to maintain appropriate par levels

  9. Restock medications/supplies

  10. Consistently provides input/suggestions for process improvements

  11. Completes/maintains all Institutional/Divisional requirements for licensure, mandatory education and testing. Including but not limited to EEE, Infection Control, TB testing and IV process validation

  12. Develop, implement and/or support special projects throughout the institution

  13. Maintain clean and organized work areas at all times

Sterile and Nonsterile Compounding/Preparations

  1. Accurately and efficiently prepare all types of sterile products including SVP, LVP, chemotherapy, biotherapy and investigational agents

Quality Assurance/Improvement and Project Management

  1. Completes all assigned Quality Assurance and productivity reports including record keeping and appropriate follow up

  2. Researches/monitors problems, initiates corrective acction and follow through until challenge is resolved

Education:

Requried:

High school diploma or equivalent.

Preferred Education:

Technical School

Certification Required:

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

Experience Required

None. Must pass pre-employment skills a test as required and administered by Human Resources

Preferred Experience:

1 year experience in hospital pharmacy

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

Preferred Certification: ACPE approved IV (sterile products) certification

Experience: None.

Onsite Presence: Is Required