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MD Anderson Cancer Center Sr Pharmacy Technician - Speciality Pharmacy in Houston, Texas


Productivity -Meet productivity guidelines while maintaining accuracy.

-Individual average stats must not vary 20% below the area's average.

Workflow Management FRONT END MANAGEMENT - manage prescription flow, not allowing prescriptions to backlog in any area.

TECH DISPENSING - count/pour correct drug into appropriately sized container, label container and prepare it for pharmacist verification. Correct all label errors and calculations prior to delivery to pharmacist.

REGISTER - appropriately identify patients using two patient identifiers to assure correct medication is delivered to correct patient. Manage patient wait time in line by determining course of action in dealing with financial issues.

Technical Expertise/Computer Competency

Follows ACHC specialty standard and are part of current accreditation process

Demonstrate technical proficiency required to do the job; possess up-to-date knowledge in the profession; provide technical expertise to others.

Maintain assigned sections by checking expiration dates, clean and face shelves, remove partial bottles/liquids and return to stock bottles from shelves before the last working day of each month.

Follow correct inventory procedure to prevent discrepancies.

Demonstrate competency of all computer systems and applications used in the area.

Demonstrate knowledge of all PBMs, third party prescription order entry, patient registration, and prescription reconciliation.

Other duties as assigned


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

Innovative Thinking - Approach problems with curiosity and open-mindedness; offer new ideas, solutions and/or options.

Self-Adaptability - Work in situations involving uncertainty, shifting priorities, and rapid change; deal constructively with mistakes and setbacks; demonstrate flexibility.

Service Orientation

Provide service to our customers, including patients, patient caregivers, referring physicians and each other, in a reliable, responsive, safe, friendly and courteous manner.

• Promotes inclusiveness and collegiality by demonstrating respect and professionalism to others at all times

• Models safe, ethical behavior, mitigating risk to the institution through sound business practices, and adherence to MD Anderson's Standards of Conduct, institutional policies and procedures

• Meets time and attendance expectations and responds to requests in a timely manner, communicating expectations for procedures, service arrival, or project deliverables to patients and coworkers

• Admits when wrong, apologize and take steps to resolve a situation to help to patients and coworkers before being asked


Education: High school diploma or equivalent.

Preferred Education: Some College

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

Preferred Certification: Current certification with the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB)

Experience: None. Preferred Experience: Experience in pharmacy or similar type work where conformance to proper technique and accuracy are essential. Experience in cashiering or cash management.

Onsite Presence: Is Required

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: 166799

  • 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