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MD Anderson Cancer Center Sr Pharmacy Technician - Pharmacy Clinic Retail - 9:30a-8p in Houston, Texas


  1. Processes complex insurance issues accurately and efficiently (HAR creation, URN, PFA, PAP). Prepares ATC, ambulance, non-sterile compounds, Investigationals and chemotherapy medications accurately and efficiently. Meets productivity guidelines while maintaining an accuracy rate of 95%.

Productivity stats must not vary 20% below the area's average in these categories: Order Entry, Tech Dispensing, POS, and Delivery

  1. Participates in new and current pharmacy employee training

  2. Receives orders and stocks medications and supplies from wholesaler and Inventory Control accurately and efficiently. Process returns and recalls as needed to the appropriate vendor.

  3. Ensures adequate inventory during the fill process and adjusting as necessary

  4. Notifies appropriate personnel at MDA and/or various vendors to resolve issues

  5. Technician Duties plus other duties as assigned


  1. Inclusion Competencies:

· Cultural Humility

Demonstrate commitment to self-discovery and self-expression; reflect on personal beliefs and cultural identities; commit to self-critique to build honest and trustworthy relationships across differences.

· Cultural Awareness

Pursue cultural awareness as a foundation to cultural competence; understand cultural differences between self and others to include but not limited to differences in race, gender, gender identity, disability, class, and sexual orientation; develop attitudes and perspectives to work with people from a variety of backgrounds.

· Cultural Intelligence

Build own knowledge and skills to work effectively across differences; maintain and sustain own efforts to work with and relate across cultural differences; navigate a global workforce; take personal responsibility to adapt and shape cultural aspects of the environment.

  1. Drive Competencies:

· Self-Confidence (SC)

Recognize own knowledge, skills, and abilities; respond to setbacks and challenges with renewed determination and resilience; understand current limits in self; use positive self-talk to enhance self-regard; work productively in situations involving uncertainty and rapid change.

· Analytical Thinking (AT)

Gather relevant information systematically; break down problems into simple components; make sound decisions.

· Innovative Thinking (IT)

Approach problems with curiosity and open-mindedness; offer new ideas, solutions and/or options; solicit and explore perspectives from diverse sources.

· Technical Expertise (TE)

Demonstrate technical proficiency and expertise required to do the job; possess knowledge in the profession; set high standards of performance and strive toward mastery.

  1. Professionalism Competencies:

· Inspire Trust

Show consistency among principles, values, and behavior; gain the confidence and trust of others; encourage respect toward others across diverse backgrounds; hold self-responsible for actions.

· Oral Communication

Express ideas clearly, concisely and in a culturally competent manner to groups and one-on-one conversations; create an environment with open channels of communication.

· Written Communication

Convey information clearly and concisely through both formal and informal documents; adapt writing style to fit the audience.

  1. Emotional Intelligence Competencies:

· Active Listening

Listen to feedback and input carefully; demonstrate attention to others; acknowledge and listen to differing perspectives in a group; strive to understand and empathize with others.

· Teaming

Initiate, develop, and manage relationships and networks understanding how emotions shape them; encourage collaboration and input from all team members; value the contributions and diversity of all team members; balance individual and team goals.

· Self-Reflection

Reflect on emotions to tap into what situations are stressful or anxiety provoking; understand and own the impact of words and actions on others; develop strategies to cope with triggers to stay engaged; act with positivity toward events to balance emotions and stay present in the moment.

  1. Coachability Competencies:

· Develop Oneself

Pursue learning and self-development; actively seek feedback to minimize blind spots; search for opportunities to learn and broaden one's identity; show motivation to modify behavior and transfer learning into next steps.

· Adaptability

Deal constructively with mistakes and setbacks; demonstrate flexibility and willingness to change one's own behaviors; remain open to constructive feedback without making it personal; explore new ways to accomplish goals; seek out opportunities to build skills needed for the changing work environment.


Education Required: High school diploma or equivalent.

Education Preferred: Certificate from an accredited Pharmacy Technician training program or two years of college credit.

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

Experience Required: Two years pharmacy technician experience in a hospital, infusion center or retail pharmacy. Preferred Experience: Pharmacy experience in a variety of specialized areas and functions.

Supervision Given : None.

Supervision Received : Technician Supervisor.

Other Required: Must pass pre-employment skills test as required and administered by Human Resources.

Must pass pre-employment skills 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.

Additional Information

  • Requisition ID: 166679

  • 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