Job Description

Harris Health is a nationally recognized health system comprising three teaching hospitals and an extensive network of ambulatory care centers serving the people of Harris County, Texas, since 1966.  Staffed by the faculty, fellows and residents from two nationally ranked medical schools, Baylor College of Medicine and The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), Harris Health is the first healthcare system in Houston to receive the prestigious National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) designation for its network of patient-centered medical homes.

Each year, Harris Health provides more than 1.8 million total outpatient visits through its more than 40 ambulatory care facilities.  Additionally, Harris Health sees more than 177,000 emergency visits at its Level 1 and Level 3 trauma centers and 35,000 hospital admissions through its two hospitals: Ben Taub and LBJ.

Established by voter referendum to enhance the level of charity care available in the community, Harris Health System has often received national recognition for serving those in need and for its achievements in operational excellence, such as being named to the 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014 Most Wired Hospitals lists by the American Hospital Association’s Hospitals & Health Networks magazine.

Additionally, Harris Health System is pleased that each of its hospitals — Ben Taub and Lyndon B. Johnson — achieved Pathway to Excellence™ designation by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.

Skills / Requirements

JOB SUMMARY: Under the direct supervision of a licensed pharmacist, helps pharmacist to prepare and distribute prescribed medication and other health care products to patients and customers. Tasks include (but not limited to) reconstituting medications, compounding sterile preparations, managing inventory, delivering medications to patient care units, replenishing medications in the automated dispensing cabinets, and participating in the scheduled Terminal Cleanings. Clerical duties include (but not limited to) answering phones, filing invoices, stocking shelves, and data entry. The need for absolute accuracy and precision in all aspects of the job is essential to ensure patient health and safety.


Education/Specialized Training/Licensure: High School Diploma/GED; Registered by Texas State Board of Pharmacy & in Good Standing; IV Certification or MTM Certification

Work Experience (Years and Area): Minimum 2 years of experience as a Pharmacy Technician; with a minimum of 1 year of experience at hospital/infusion pharmacy


Communication Skills: Exceptional Verbal (e.g., Public Speaking), Writing /Composing:Correspondence, Reports

Other Skills: Mathematics, Medical Terms, P.C., Microsoft office

Work Schedule: Weekends, Holidays, Flexible, Overtime, Travel

Application Instructions

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