Cornell University, located in the heart of the beautiful Finger Lakes Region of New York State, is a center for discovery, academic leadership, and service. The College of Veterinary Medicine (CVM) is recognized internationally as a leader in animal medicine, public health, biomedical research, and veterinary medical education. Ranked as one of the top veterinary colleges in the nation by US News & World Report, the College excels in providing education and advanced training that prepare veterinarians and scientists to serve society in critical roles in clinical and diagnostic veterinary medicine, public health, scientific inquiry, and public policy.
Cornell University Hospital for Animals is a core clinical training, patient care and research unit within the College of Veterinary Medicine, composed of six diverse world-class veterinary clinical units providing primary and specialty care in their area of focus. Our core teaching hospital has 23 services led by board-certified veterinary specialists that are nationally and internationally renowned, providing advanced diagnostic and therapeutic care to dogs, cats, horses, farm animals and exotic pets including 24/7 emergency care. In addition, our Ambulatory and Production Medicine Service provides veterinary care to more than 54,000 animals per year on regional farms.
The CUHA Pharmacy processes 350-450 prescriptions per day working with faculty clinicians, residents, interns and veterinary students and with community veterinarians; we also fill mail orders and provide over-the-counter items and prescription pet foods.
Ensure compliance with all regulations pertaining to the dispensing, inventory and purchase of drugs, medicines and therapeutic devices upon legal authorization of a licensed practitioners;
Prepare, compound, preserve and dispense drugs and chemotherapeutics;
Consult with veterinarians and veterinary students; instruct faculty, staff and veterinary students on proper handling, administration and destruction of drugs, and on pharmacological protocols and regulatory standards;
The hospital runs 24/7/365.Our faculty, staff and students are committed to the care of our veterinary patients at all times.You might, as they do, be needed to work outside normal business hours including holidays, evenings and weekends, and "on-call" schedule on a rotating basis
** This is a part-time, 3-day per week appointment, likely being Monday, Thursday and Friday, but may have some flexibility.
What are the qualifications?
New York State registration as RPh (or eligibility for registration), completion of Bachelor's degree in Pharmacy or PharmD with 2-3 years of experience as a staff Pharmacist;
Develop and maintain excellent working relationships and professionalism with all internal and external constituents of the hospital, including other team members, students, other service technicians and staff, clinicians and clients.
Must possess excellent written and oral communication skills and ability to work collaboratively in a team environment, as well as provide excellent customer service to diverse internal and external audiences.
Must pay extremely close attention to details, ensure accuracy at all times, as well as maintain a high degree of organization.
Experience in hospital environment including sterile and non-sterile compounding as well as completion of a veterinary pharmacy residency or veterinary pharmacy experience is strongly desired.
What is in it for you?
Cornell University provides excellent benefits that include professional development, access to a plethora of wellness programs, employee discounts with local and national retail brands, health care options and generous paid leave provisions: 3 weeks of vacation, health and personal leave; 12 holidays (including end of year winter break) and superior retirement options. Cornell has also been nationally recognized as an award-winning workplace for our health, well-being, sustainability and diversity initiatives. For more benefit information, follow the link: https://hr.cornell.edu/
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** No visa sponsorship or relocation assistance is available for this position
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