[mla-nynj] FW: Hospital librarian job ad

Robb Mackes rtmackes at gmail.com
Tue Nov 10 17:36:33 UTC 2015


Forwarded per request.  Please contact as noted below.

 

/rtm

 

 

Hospital Librarian

 

The University of Louisville Libraries seeks a service-oriented librarian
interested in working in an entry level position at the St. Joseph Hospital
library located in Lexington, Kentucky. The library is managed by the
University of Louisville's Kornhauser Health Sciences Library.  This is a
12-month, term faculty position, renewable annually with full benefits. 

University of Louisville's Kornhauser Health Sciences Library contracts with
the KentuckyOne Health System to provide virtual access to medical
literature and library services such as free searches for all KentuckyOne
employees
(http://insidekentuckyonehealth.org/Learning/Virtual-Library.aspx). These
services are provided by the University of Louisville Rowntree Medical
Library in Louisville, and by the Saint Joseph Hospital Library in
Lexington. The KentuckyOne Health System covers 27 clinical entities and
over 3,000 employees.  

Responsibilities:

 

Work independently in a solo librarian hospital library. In collaboration
with the faculty and staff of the University of Louisville's Health Sciences
Library, provide library/information services for all of the eastern portion
of KentuckyOne Health. Provide reference assistance including literature
searches. Provide document delivery and interlibrary loan services.  Provide
clinical information services and bibliographic instruction for clinical
tools and databases. Serve on university committees and attend meetings as
appropriate. Participate in and collaborate with hospital units on
educational programs for clinical personnel.  Maintain statistics as needed.
Some reimbursable travel required to Louisville and the eastern KentuckyOne
service area. The position reports to the Assistant Director of Kornhauser
Health Sciences Library.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

 

*	Masters degree from an ALA accredited institution
*	Library reference experience
*	Excellent organizational skills
*	Strong interpersonal, oral and written communication skills
*	Ability to work independently and also collaboratively with other
faculty and staff

 

Preferred Qualifications:

 

*	Experience in a health sciences or hospital library
*	Health sciences reference experience
*	Experience with clinical librarianship or evidence-based practice
methods
*	Experience in the clinical setting

*	Experience using biomedical and evidence based information tools
such as PubMed, CINAHL, or TripDatabase.com
*	Proficient with Microsoft Office Resources
*	Health sciences background
*	Additional graduate degree or certification in a health sciences or
health-related discipline

 

The initial faculty rank will be instructor.  Salary of the successful
candidate will depend upon experience and qualifications. The University
Libraries offer a comprehensive benefits package and annual vacation of 22
working days.

 

Within a day's drive of two-thirds of the population of the United States,
Lexington is strategically located at the intersection of interstates 64 and
75 in Fayette County, Kentucky.  (http://www.lexingtonky.gov) Lexington is
the horse capital of the world situated in the middle of Bluegrass Country.
It offers a small town feeling with access to excellent amenities such as a
lower cost of living, short commutes, education, research, fine dining, and
entertainment. 

 

Nominations are sought and welcome.  Applications received by November 30,
2015 are given full consideration in the initial screening. The position
will remain open until filled. Applications should be submitted
electronically at
<https://highereddecisions.com/uofl/current_vacancies.asp>
https://highereddecisions.com/uofl/current_vacancies.asp  and must include a
CV, letter of interest detailing your familiarity, aptitude, and/or
experience with the required and desired qualifications, and the name,
address, phone number and e-mail address of three references. 

 

Please direct questions to:

 

Vida Vaughn

Assistant Director

University of Louisville 

Louisville, KY 40202

502.852.5763

Vmvaug01 at louisville.edu <mailto:Vmvaug01 at louisville.edu> 

 

 

 

 

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