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Per Diem Pharmacist

Ithaca, NY
Type: Adjunct/Part-Time
Posted: 06/07/2021
Student & Campus Life (SCL) inspires transformation in all Cornell students on their journey of individual, academic and personal evolution. Our division is comprised of leading student affairs experts who support our campus on pressing student life matters including public service, health, wellness, social justice, residential living, food services, sports, recreation, career services, and student activities and organizations including sorority and fraternity life. Our nearly 4,000 staff and student employees who make up SCL embrace the opportunity to represent the division and strive for excellence as we shape the Cornell student experience, one interaction at a time.

Cornell Health is a fully accredited ambulatory care center with more than 200 employees, committed to providing integrated and culturally sensitive medical, mental health, health promotion and public health services for the diverse Cornell community. Cornell Health is nationally recognized for innovation and leadership in the development of integrated, cost-effective, and community-based services and campus health initiatives.

Cornell Health Pharmacy is a fully accredited retail pharmacy that welcomes all community members including; students, faculty, staff members and visitors. As part of the Medical Department at Cornell Health, we strive individually-focused care that is accessible for all members of our diverse community. We utilize a team approach to understand each person within the context of the Cornell community, seeking to understand how the health of each person impact the campus and how the campus impacts each person.

Cornell University embraces diversity and seeks candidates who will contribute to a climate that supports students, faculty and staff of all identities and backgrounds. We strongly encourage individuals from underrepresented and/or marginalized identities to apply.

The Per Diem Pharmacist is responsible for preparing, dispensing medications and therapeutic devices upon the written, electronic, and verbal authorization of licensed clinicians for the Cornell community, according to professional standards and practices. This position provides prescription counseling for all customers, acts as a drug information resource to patients and our Medical/CAPS Department, and serves as a patient therapeutic advocate with efforts directed toward continuous quality improvement of pharmacy services. The Per diem Pharmacist has the ability to effectively interact with students and work with a diverse population, and as a member of the health care team, the position will work within Cornell Health to provide a positive outcome for each client.

Please note: This is a per diem/casual position that will work on an as needed basis, no more than 19 hours per week on average. This position is considered an Essential Employee if scheduled on a day when the university is in reduced operating status or closed. You may be required to be on campus to meet the needs of students. Employees are required to report misses and near misses immediately to supervisor and via occurrence report. There is no visa sponsorship available for this position.

Required Qualifications

  • New York registration as Doctorate of Pharmacy or Registered Pharmacist is current and in good standing
  • Two to three years' experience in retail pharmacy as a pharmacist
  • Commitment to build rapport with coworkers, internal customers, and other departments by demonstrating a strong customer service orientation and a continuous positive image
  • Excellent customer service, communication, and problem-solving skills
  • A flexible availability to work variable hours possibility weekends and breaks.

University Job Title:

Temporary Health Professional - SP


No Grade - Hourly

Pay Rate Type:



Contact Name:

Brianna Muscente

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