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.
FRONT END MANAGEMENT
Manage prescription flow, not allowing prescriptions to backlog in any area.
Count/pour correct drug into appropriately sized container, label container and prepare it for pharmacist verification. Correct all label errors and calculations prior to delivery to pharmacist.
Appropriately identify patients using two patient identifiers to assure correct medication is delivered to correct patient. Manage patient wait time in line by determining course of action in dealing with financial issues.
Technical Expertise/Computer Competency
Demonstrate technical proficiency required to do the job; possess up-to-date knowledge in the profession; provide technical expertise to others.
Maintain assigned sections by checking expiration dates, clean and face shelves, remove partial bottles/liquids and return to stock bottles from shelves before the last working day of each month.
Follow correct inventory procedure to prevent discrepancies.
Demonstrate competency of all computer systems and applications used in the area.
Demonstrate knowledge of all PBMs, third party prescription order entry, patient registration, and prescription reconciliation.
Experience in pharmacy or similar type work where conformance to proper technique and accuracy are essential.
Experience in cashiering or cash management.
High school diploma or equivalent.
Licensure / Certification
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.