MD Anderson Cancer Center Lead, Pharmacy Technician - Pharmacy Inpatient (3:00pm - 11:30pm) 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: 3:00pm - 11:30pm*

The primary purpose of the Lead Technician position is to maintain an area of expertise providing technical assistance and structure to the area of responsibility. To provide scheduling of the technical staff and input to the Charge Pharmacists to adjust schedules based upon absences, emergency staffing and vacancies. To provide training of the technical staff in the area of responsibility and to assist with functions related to the dispensing and delivery of medication and equipment from pharmacy.

Key Functions

Provide area supervision by enforcing appropriate medication preparation and delivery procedures, by interviewing, training, and assessing new staff, and by scheduling staff appropriately.

Help develop, implement, and support special projects throughout the institution as the technical expert in area of responsibility.

Complete all assigned quality assurance and productivity reports including record keeping and appropriate follow up.

Maintain a clean and organized work area at all times in compliance with all laws and regulations.

Maintain inventory security within area and monitor the appropriate use of all institutional resources.

Other duties as assigned.

Education Required:

High school diploma or equivalent.

Experience Required:

Two years experience at M.D. Anderson as a Pharmacy Technician or four years as a Pharmacy Technician in a comparable institutional setting.

License/Certification R equired:

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

Preferred Certification:

Current Certification with the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB).

ACPE approved IV (sterile products) certification

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.