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The National Library of Medicine (NLM) seeks candidates with experience in program coordination and health information policy for a Supervisory Librarian to lead our Regional Medical Library program.
If you are interested in this position, we strongly encourage you to attend our informational webinar on February 23, 2015 from 3 – 4 pm (ET).
The Head of the National Network Office (NNO) of the National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NN/LM) serves as a national leader in developing collaborations among libraries in the Network.
The NNO Head is responsible for monitoring, evaluating, and advising on all aspects of biomedical information provision, for outreach to groups experiencing health disparities, and for the provision of access to medical information in emergency and disaster situations (national and international). The Head also advises on public health information policy issues related to programs conducted throughout the Network.
NLM is in the process of transitioning our agreements with the Regional Medical Libraries from a contract funding mechanism to a grant cooperative agreement. The Head will serve as Chair of the Scientific Steering Committee of the organizations awarded these cooperative agreements.
As a supervisory librarian at the GS-15 level, the position has a salary range of $126,245-$158,700, and reports to the Associate Director for Library Operations, Joyce Backus.
NLM will begin accepting applications for this position in early March. At that time, we will release a second announcement with a link to the actual application.
We hope that you will consider applying for this exciting leadership opportunity.
If you have any additional questions, please don’t hesitate to ask!
Geisinger Health Services (GHS) – Danville seeks a service oriented librarian to provide accurate and timely search and related reference activities in support of research, patient, and other inquiries. Oversees operations and budget for inter-library loans. Trains and supervises Library Specialist. Maintains statistical records, Reports to the Assistant Director, Academic Information. This is a full time position. This position is available immediately and will remain open until filled.
Required: Master’s Degree in Library and Information Sciences including course work in Health Sciences, bibliography, use of data bases, supervision and management. Membership in MLA’s Academy of Health Information strongly preferred. Minimum one year’s experience in a health related science library.
Salary: Hiring range for Librarian will not exceed $44,242 – $55,286 per annum, based on qualifications. Immediate benefit participation. All candidates must apply through the Geisinger career site, www.Geisinger.org/careers and link to “other” opportunities. Position number is 20539.
Biomedical Librarian – Temple University – Philadelphia, PA
Job #: TU-18803
Reporting to the Director of Health Sciences Libraries, the Biomedical & Research Services Librarian supports the research, graduate education, and grant activities of the health sciences center at Temple University through education, consultation and expert searching of bibliographic databases and other resources, such as gray literature (trial registries, dissertations, conference abstracts/proceedings). Performs other duties as assigned.
Required Education and Experience:
ALA-accredited Master’s degree in library/information science and at least three years’ experience as a full-time science or health sciences librarian in a higher education (college or university) institution. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
Required Skills and Abilities:
*Extensive knowledge of health and life sciences databases, such as MEDLINE, Web of Science, Biosis, and Embase.
*Demonstrated expert searcher skills as delineated by the MLA statement on expert searching.
*Familiarity with the research process in the health and life sciences.
*Familiarity with the NIH Public Access Policy.
*Demonstrated initiative and self-direction.
*Experience meeting the information needs of researchers.
*Excellent project management skills.
*Excellent oral and written communication skills.
*Undergraduate or graduate degree in the physical, life, or health sciences, with a demonstrated understanding of the scientific research process.
*Demonstrated experience conducting EBM and systematic review searches.
*Familiarity with best practices for managing research data.
*Experience and willingness to learn new and emerging technologies.
Compliance Statement: In the performance of their functions as detailed in the position description employees have an obligation to avoid ethical, legal, financial and other conflicts of interest to ensure that their actions and outside activities do not conflict with their primary employment responsibilities at the institution. Employees are also expected to understand and be in compliance with applicable laws, University and employment policies and regulations, including NCAA regulations for areas and departments which their essential functions cause them to interact.
To obtain additional information about Temple University please visit our website at www.temple.edu.
Temple University’s Annual Security and Fire Safety Report contains statistics, policies, and procedures related to campus safety and can be found at: http://www.temple.edu/safety/asfr/
You may request a copy of the report by calling Temple University’s Campus Safety Services at 215-204-7900.
Job ID #: 47602
Job Category: Clinical Support
Primary Shift: Day
Employment Type: Full-Time Regular
Address: 800 Spruce St, Philadelphia, PA
Penn Medicine Entity: Pennsylvania Hospital
“Why choose Penn Medicine?
As a professional, you are seeking to join one of the nation’s leading academic medical centers, servicing patients from all over the world. Penn Medicine believes that the best care for our patients starts with the best care for our employees! Our campus’ offer tobacco free environments and our employee benefits programs help our employees get healthy and stay healthy. Employees who certify that they do not use tobacco products are eligible to receive an Earned Premium Discount on the cost of their medical benefits. Penn Medicine has been awarded several national healthcare quality awards and we seek employees who are engaged and excited about our mission of continued service excellence and ongoing professional development.
We believe that your life will be enriched should you become a Penn Medicine employee and we thank you for your interest in our organization.”
The Clinical Information Librarian provides library education and information services for clinical clientele and meets information needs through direct collaboration with clinical staff as well as through the oversight of the Medical Library. Responsibilitiesof this role include the development of goals and priorities based upon the strategic plan of the Library and the institution, development of new programs, continuing assessment of programs, proactive service to clientele, supervision of library staff and being informed of library, Pennsylvania Hospital and UPHS system-wide information management issues.
Masters degree in library science from an ALA accredited institution. Three years library and /or clinical experience. A thorough knowledge of the concepts of information organization, storage, retrieval, and transfer, including application of computer and other technologies to information management. Knowledge of current resources, tools, vocabulary and research techniques in the health, biomedical and/or life sciences. A strong interest in and familiarity with Evidence-Based Practice. Experience with outcome measures or performance indicators. Experience in a clinical setting.
“At Penn Medicine, you will enjoy the camaraderie and support that you will experience at our prestigious institution. As a recipient of the Philadelphia Business journal’s healthiest employer award, we continue our commitment to help our employees maintain healthy lifestyles. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits program that includes one of the finest pre paid tuition assistance programs in the region.
The National Network of Libraries of Medicine MidContinental Region (NN/LM MCR) is seeking a coordinator for the state of Kansas to provide outreach and training to medical librarians, healthcare professionals and the public. Additionally, this position serves as a co-coordinator of technology in collaboration with the Technology Coordinator at the Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library, University of Utah. As a co-coordinator of technology for the NN/LM MCR, the successful candidate is responsible for promoting and supporting the use of technology throughout the region. Finding, testing and using emerging technologies and encouraging their adoption by NN/LM members is a key component of this position. This position requires travel. The Kansas Technology Coordinator will be located at the A.R. Dykes Library of the Health Sciences on the University of Kansas Medical Center campus in Kansas City, Kansas. The Kansas City metropolitan area offers a mix of amenities and neighborhoods. The Kansas coordinator will travel this big, wide-open state. It is our desire to attract someone who is resourceful, energetic and innovative who will be enthusiastic about serving and living in the mid-continental Kansas region. Therefore, a flexible option offers the selected candidate to live and work anywhere within Kansas provided agreed upon arrangements for telecommuting and regularly scheduled KUMC office hours are met.
For a complete position description and application procedures, please visit our job site http://www.kumc.edu/prospective-employees.html Please Browse the Administrative tab and choose NN/LM Kansas Technology Coordinator.
Claire Hamasu, Associate Director
NN/LM MidContinental Region
University of Utah Eccles Health Sciences Library
10 North 1900 East Bldg 589
Salt Lake City UT 84112-5890
Upstate Medical University’s Health Sciences Library seeks a highly motivated, forward-thinking professional to provide leadership, planning and management of the Health Sciences Library collection. Reporting to the Deputy Director, the successful candidate will: coordinate resource management including the selection, licensing, cataloging and weeding of materials, optimize Library resources to meet the current and emerging needs of the Upstate community by continuously assessing resource utilization; lead cooperative collection development activities including collaborative purchases with other SUNY and local institutions; manage a $1.2 million resources budget; oversee Document Delivery/ILL; supervise staff; seek opportunities to enhance one’s own professional knowledge, skills and abilities as they relate to one’s current position and/or prepare for potential future roles and career development.
ALA-accredited masters (MLS) or equivalent and 3 or more years of experience in a supervisory capacity required. Demonstrated success with project leadership and team building; excellent interpersonal, communication, analytical/problem solving and critical thinking skills required. Academic library experience; AHIP certification and expertise with health sciences and evidence-based/point-of-care resources preferred.
The HSL’s current interests include developing new collaborations with local, regional and SUNY libraries; further developing our Family Resource Center; promoting a culture of evidence-based practice, delivering HSL services to geographically dispersed locations and to the patients and families in our 25 counties service area.
The SUNY Upstate Medical University is Central New York’s only academic medical center and the region’s largest employer. Our community includes Colleges of Medicine, Nursing, Health Professions, & Graduate Studies, University Hospital (a 400 bed tertiary care hospital), University Hospital (Community Campus), the Golisano’s Children’s Hospital and our new Cancer Center. For more information about us, please visit http://library.upstate.edu and http://www.upstate.edu.
SALARY AND BENEFITS: Initial appointment will be at the rank of Senior Assistant Librarian. Salary is dependent on qualifications. Excellent benefits package including TIAA-CREF and other retirement options. 12 month, tenure track position with faculty status.
Apply online at https://jobsatupstate.peopleadmin.com/applicants/Central?quickFind=196888. Review of applications will begin 3/1/2015.
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Master’s Degree in Library Science, Education, Instructional Design or relevant field required. Minimum of three years experience in research, design, writing publications for information literacy/infomastery and expert literature searching. Experience in design and development of technology based instructional materials. Knowledge of medical terminology, Medline, CINAHL and other healthcare databases. Technical skills in software for website creation, course creation, databases, repository. Master’s Degree in Library Science, Education, Instructional Design or relevant field required.
Five years experience in all areas in a healthcare setting. Experience in expert searching for meta-analysis, systematic reviews, clinical practice guidelines and other research documents. Academy of Health Information Professionals certification preferred. Strong technical skills in software for website creation, course creation, databases, repository, image creation, learning management systems. Project management skills.