MD Anderson Cancer Center Pharmacy Technician Inpatient (10:45 PM - 7:15 AM) 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 primary purpose of the Inpatient Pharmacy Technician position is to accurately and efficiently prepare Sterile and Nonsterile Admixtures, fill unit dose medications via APS Robot and Pyxis MedStations, compound/repackage medications into unit dose products, and distribute/maintain medications and equipment for patient care units.

Hours for this position are: 10:45 PM - 7:15 AM

Key Functions:

Unit Dose Processing and Distribution:

Accurately and efficiently fill unit dose carts and first doses

Accurately and efficiently pull drugs to refill controlled access cabinets

Accurately and efficiently deliver medications/supplies to designated areas

Sterile and Nonsterile Compounding/Preparation

Accurately and efficiently prepare all types of sterile products including SVP, LVP, chemotherapy, biotherapy and investigational agents

Accurately and efficiently prepare extemporaneous compounds

Repackaging bulk medications

Quality Assurance/Improvement and Project Management:

Completes all assigned Quality Assurance and productivity reports including record keeping and appropriate follow up.

Researches/monitors problems, initiates corrective action and follow through until challenge is resolved.

Consistently provides input/suggestions for process improvements.

Completes/maintains all Institutional/Divisional requirements for licensure, mandatory education and testing. Including but not limited to EEE, Infection Control, age related competency, Code Blue, TB testing, and IV process validation.

Develop, implement, and/or support special projects throughout the institution.

Maintain clean and organized work area at all times.

Inventory Management:

Order medications/supplies to maintain appropriate par levels

Restocking medications/supplies

Ensure medication security and accountability

Monitors area inventory and supplies, notifies appropriate personnel when shortages and/or outages noted.

Other duties as assigned

Education Required

High school diploma or equivalent.

Experience Required

No experience.

Certification Required:

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

Must pass pre-employment skills a test as required and administered by Human Resources

Additional Information

  • Employee Status: Regular

  • Minimum Salary: US Dollar (USD) 33,200

  • Midpoint Salary: US Dollar (USD) 41,500

  • Maximum Salary : US Dollar (USD) 49,800