MD Anderson Cancer Center Inventory Pharmacy Technician -Pharmacy ATC R2 (12:30PM - 9:00PM) 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.

SHIFT: 12:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Inventory Management

  1. Monitors key inventory parameters to evaluate inventory usages

including stock levels, shortages, and recalls. Takes appropriate

actions and makes inventory adjustments as needed.

  1. Develops, implements and documents procedures related to

receiving, shipping, transfers, returns of inventory, physical counts,

ongoing cycle counts and loss prevention.

  1. Coordinates with appropriate supplier for acquisition and

distribution of drugs/supplies, identified as supply problems.

Communicates drug availability to staff.

  1. Communicates with other inventory areas to minimize waste.

  2. Maintains inventory security within the pharmacy area and

monitors for appropriate use of all institutional resources.

  1. Approach problems with curiosity and open-mindedness; offer new

ideas, solutions and/or options.

  1. Follows standard operating procedures/safety standards (USP

797/800, NIOSH) when handling and wasting of hazardous drugs.

Reports and documents chemotherapy spills.

  1. Completes pump assignments including replenishment, returns,

cleaning and periodic maintenance (PM) monitoring (within 95%

compliance).

  1. Restocks, loads, unloads and outdates automated dispensing

cabinet inventory consistently and accurately.

  1. Provide floor stock inventory as needed.

carousel software, automated dispensing cabinets, BD CATO,

Technical Skills

  1. Demonstrates technical proficiency and problem solving of

OneConnect, procurement software, label printers and refrigerator

monitoring, and other systems as needed.

  1. Successfully completes annual process validations as appropriate.

  2. Completes and maintains Tech-Check-Tech certification program.

required operational responsibilities including staffing beyond

shift as needed to complete all team assignments.

Work Schedule Responsibilities

  1. Optimizes patient care and customer service by fulfilling all

  2. Ability to flex schedule across areas and shifts based on operational needs.

EDUCATION

Required: High school diploma or equivalent.

Preferred: Some College

CERTIFICATION

Required: Current Pharmacy Technician Registration with the Texas State .

Board of Pharmacy (TSBP).

Preferred: ACPE Sterile Products Certification.

EXPERIENCE:

Required: None.

Preferred Experience:

Inventory management experience and prior pharmacy experience.

Onsite Presence: Is Required