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MD Anderson Cancer Center Sr Pharmacy Technician - Ambulatory Treatment Center - Life Science Plaza in Houston, Texas


Sterile Compounding/Preparation Demonstrates proficiency in the following areas, meeting accuracy and productivity standards:

a. hazardous and non-hazardous

b. investigational drug preparation (including Phase 1, 2, and 3).

c. viral/BCG/vaccines

d. intrathecal

e. ambulatory pumps

f. high risk sterile validation

Inventory Management a. Reviews and monitors par levels

b. Reconciles inventory counts in appropriate systems

c. Properly manages vial inventory (e.g. lot management access)

d. Ordering/receiving medications and supplies

e. Tech-Check-Tech certified (per area)

f. Accurately and efficiently completes cycle counts and inventory audits

g. Troubleshoots, reports, and follows-up with medication storage devices (e.g. refrigerators)

h. Resolves controlled access cabinet discrepancy reports

i. Reviews and addresses recall notification requests

Area Maintenance a. Equipment maintenance (e.g. balances, printers, computers, scanners)

b. Process review and document updates (e.g. SOPs, competencies)

c. CADD pump and supply management

d. Alaris pump preventative maintenance and library update management

e. Monitors and reconciles inventory systems reports (e.g. medication outdates)

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 expWith Inclusion , you understand that your ideas and contributions are valued. You promote the same for others. You address your own biases while promoting diversity and equity. (Competencies: Cultural Humility, Cultural Awareness, Cultural Intelligence)

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 with the Texas State Board of Pharmacy (TSBP).

Preferred Certification: ACPE Sterile Products Certification.

Experience: Two years pharmacy technician experience in a hospital, infusion center or retail pharmacy.

Preferred Experience: IV sterile preparation experience, ACPE IV Sterile Products Competency

Onsite Presence: Is Required

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: 168723

  • Employment Status: Full-Time

  • Employee Status: Regular

  • Work Week: Day/Evening

  • Minimum Salary: US Dollar (USD) 48,000

  • Midpoint Salary: US Dollar (USD) 60,000

  • Maximum Salary : US Dollar (USD) 72,500

  • 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