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MD Anderson Cancer Center Pharmacist -ATC R10 (10:30am - 7:00pm) 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.

Professional responsibilities

  1. Processes/reviews all orders/request accurately and efficiently,

verifying appropriateness. Assures that all medications meet the

highest standards in quality and preparation of final dosage form,

neatness and labeling.

  1. Assures appropriateness of ordered medication by taking into

account pertinent factors such as disease state, body surface area

(BSA), age, height, weight and renal function.

  1. Utilizes clinical information to facilitate the provision of

pharmaceutical care functions such as order entry, verification,

distribution and checking.

  1. Optimizes patient care and customer service by fulfilling all

required operational responsibilities including staffing beyond shift

as needed to complete all team assignments.

  1. Ability to flex schedule across areas and shifts based on

operational needs.

  1. ACB Coverage for Code Blue, requirement: ACLS certificate.

Leadership

  1. Responsible for the production of all types of admixtures and

verifies accuracy of procedures, labels and doses prior to doses

Education Required:

Bachelor's of Science degree in Pharmacy or Pharm.D. degree from an accredited college of pharmacy.

Experience Required:

None.

Preferred Experience:

Two years of relevant pharmacy practice experience.

Certification / Licensure Required:

All of the following:

Texas State Board of Pharmacy Pharmacist license within 90 days of job entry.

American Heart Association (AHA) Basic Life Support (BLS) certification within 30 days of job entry.

American Heart Association (AHA) Advanced Cardiac Life Support(ACLS) certification within 90 days of job entry, if working in one of following departments: Pharmacy Inpatient (710348), Pharmacy ATC ACB (710355), Pharmacy-West Houston (710657) Pharmacy-The Woodlands (710480)

Preferred Certification:

ACPE Sterile Products Certification.

ACLS/BCLS Certification.

WORKING CONDITIONS

Frequency

Deadlines

Exposure to blood, bodily fluids, and/or tissue

Hazardous Chemicals and Materials

Noise

On Call

Operating Equipment

Patient Contact

Physical Proximity

Shift Work

Traveling

Wearing Protective Equipment

Working on uneven/slippery surface

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Rarely1-2%

Constant 67-100%

Occasionally 11-33%

Constant 67-100%

Frequent 34-66%

Constant 67-100%

Seldom 3-10%

Frequent 34-66%

Occasionally 11-33%

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

Frequency

Weight

Arm/Hand Steadiness

Balancing

Bending/Stooping

Carrying

Carrying

Carrying

Climbing

Crawling

Depth Perception

Eye/Hand Coordination

Fine finger movement

Foot Action

Glare Sensitivity

Handling

Hearing Sensitivity

Keyboarding

Kneeling

Lifting

Lifting

Lifting

Neck Movements

Night Vision

Olfactory Perception

Pushing/Pulling

Reaching

Sitting

Squatting

Standing

Tactile Perception

Twisting

Visual Acuity

Visual Color Discrimination

Walking

Constant 67-100%

Constant 67-100%

Frequent 34-66%

Occasionally 11-33%

Occasionally 11-33%

Occasionally 11-33%

Seldom 3-10%

Rarely1-2%

Constant 67-100%

Constant 67-100%

Constant 67-100%

Rarely1-2%

Constant 67-100%

Constant 67-100%

Occasionally 11-33%

Constant 67-100%

Rarely1-2%

Frequent 34-66%

Occasionally 11-33%

Occasionally 11-33%

Constant 67-100%

Seldom 3-10%

Rarely1-2%

Occasionally 11-33%

Constant 67-100%

Frequent 34-66%

Rarely1-2%

Constant 67-100%

Constant 67-100%

Constant 67-100%

Constant 67-100%

Rarely1-2%

Constant 67-100%

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10-20 lbs

5-10 lbs

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Additional Information

  • Requisition ID: 143609

  • Employment Status: Full-Time

  • Employee Status: Regular

  • FLSA: exempt and eligible for additional compensation for hours worked beyond your usual schedule, paid at a straight rate

  • Work Week: Day/Evening

  • Fund Type: Hard

  • Pivotal Position: No

  • Minimum Salary: US Dollar (USD) 102,400

  • Midpoint Salary: US Dollar (USD) 129,000

  • Maximum Salary : US Dollar (USD) 155,600

  • Science Jobs: No

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