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MD Anderson Cancer Center

Pharmacist Extern Inpatient





Houston, Texas, United States

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.

Hours: 7a-3:30pm or 3p-11:30pm

Unit Dose Processing and Distribution
1. Accurately and efficiently fill unit dose carts and first doses
2. Accurately and efficiently pull drugs to refill controlled access cabinets
3. Accurately and efficiently deliver medications/supplies to designated areas
4. Order medications/supplies to maintain appropriate par levels
5. Restock medications/supplies

Sterile and Nonsterile Compounding/Preparations
1. Accurately and efficiently prepare all types of sterile products including SVP, LVP, chemotherapy, biotherapy and investigational agents
2. Accurately and efficiently prepare extemporaneous compounds
3. Repackaging bulk medications
4. Order medications/supplies to maintain appropriate par levels
5. Restock medications/supplies

Quality Assurance/Improvement and Project Management
1. Completes all assigned Quality Assurance and productivity reports including record keeping and appropriate follow up
2. Researches/monitors problems, initiates corrective action and follow through until challenge is resolved
3. Consistently provides input/suggestions for process improvements
4. Completes/maintains all Institutional/Divisional requirements for licensure, mandatory education and testing. Including but not limited to EEE, Infection Control, TB testing and IV process validation
5. Develop, implement and/or support special projects throughout the institution
6. Maintain clean and organized work areas at all times

Professional Development
1. Participates in monthly internship meetings (including but not limited to preparation of drug monographs, prepared readings, engagement in discussions, etc.)
2. Involved in at least one quality improvement project annually (to be presented at TSHP or other meeting as approved)
3. Involvement with medication safety, pharmacy informatics, drug information, pharmacy education, and pharmacy research initiatives as assigned

Clinical Practice Initiative
1. Data collection as assigned
2. Assists with monitoring and patient care activities under supervision for transitions of care, pharmacokinetic monitoring and dose adjustments, patient counseling, adjusting medication doses and schedules for organ dysfunction, and reviewing labs and doses for high-alert medications, and others as assigned.

Education required:
Active enrollment in an accredited Doctor of Pharmacy program.

Certification/Licensure Required, One of the following:
• Texas State Board of Pharmacy (TSBP) Pharmacist Intern license;
• Pharmacy Technician Registration; or
• Pharmacy Technician Trainee Registration

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. [Register to View] Information

  • Requisition ID: 146285
  • Employment Status: Part-Time Not Benefits Eligible
  • Employee Status: Regular
  • FLSA: non-exempt, eligible for overtime, and is subject to the provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
  • Work Week: Days
  • Fund Type: Hard
  • Pivotal Position: No
  • Minimum Salary: US Dollar (USD) 39,500
  • Midpoint Salary: US Dollar (USD) 49,500
  • Maximum Salary : US Dollar (USD) 59,500
  • Science Jobs: No