ANNOUNCEMENT OF PROFESSIONAL VACANCY
STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK ·DOWNSTATE MEDICAL CENTER
450 CLARKSON AVENUE, BOX 1194, BROOKLYN, NEW YORK 11203
LIBRARY of BROOKLYN
Job Title: SR ASSISTANT LIBRARIAN
Rank: CY Descriptive Title: CLINICAL INFORMATIONIST
Commensurate with experience
Line Number: 20102
Additional Position Information: Interested candidates may email their cover letters and CVs to firstname.lastname@example.org
Brief Description of Duties:
The Clinical Informationist performs scholarly research and provides service at the institutional and professional levels as related to assignment and in accordance with tenure and promotion criteria. Provide reference and expert searching services to support transitional research, clinical practice and medical education. Prepare subject bibliographies and maintains Internet resource pages.
Keep abreast of the best reference and research resources related to integrative and clinical research and evidenced-based medicine.
Facilitate the integration of information resources to support diagnosis and treatment decisions through participation in patient rounds, clinical discussions, hospital information system design, and grand rounds as assigned.
Provide point of need database miniclinics and other information resources instruction for clinicians, nurses, researchers, residents and students. Consult with colleagues in the Evidence in Practice Information Center regarding evidence-based instruction for health science students.
Provide research assistance to investigators preparing clinical research protocols/IRB submissions and searching for grant opportunities.
Select and evaluate subject based materials related to transitional research/medicine and evidence based practice.
Participate in planning, policy formation and departmental decision making relating to health science services, collections and new technologies.
Participate in supporting the library in creating and providing clinical information resources to the curriculum.
Participate and work with all personnel involved in Consumer Health.
Perform scholarly research and provides service at the institutional and professional levels as related to assignment in accordance with tenure and promotion criteria.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES ARE NOT LIMITED TO THE ABOVE POSITION DESCRIPTION
All successful candidates must undergo various background checks, maintain credentials required for continued employment and adhere to the SUNY-DMC UHB Principles of Behavior. Clinical Faculty and Allied Health professionals must receive and maintain Medical Board authorization.
REQUIRED: MLS Degree from an ALA accredited library school or equivalent advanced degree in a life or health science field and at least five (5) years of relevant professional experience serving a similar client population including working in an academic health science library, or performing research, searching grant-related databases, web-based instructional tools and mobile applications relevant to health sciences or information sciences. Ability to communicate effectively, both oral and written (samples required).
Posting ID: 9329 Ref #: FAC/20102-12
Persons interested in the above position should
submit a resume along with a cover letter to:
Medical Research Library of Brooklyn Box# 14
SUNY Downstate Medical Center
450 Clarkson Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11203
Interested candidates may email their cover letters and CVs to email@example.com
STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY / AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER