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Librarian - NYU Winthrop Hospital

Posted on June 04, 2017

Description

Reporting to the Director and working closely with other librarians and staff, the Librarian will be responsible for providing references and information services in response to the information needs of the organization’s library users via online resources and in-person reference help. This a Part-Time position of 22.5 hours/week with benefits. There is a weekend requirement of every Saturday.

Responsibilities

• Providing extended, professional references services and library instruction to individuals and departments as necessary. • Determining the information needs of the organization’s staff and students by establishing relationships with residency and student program coordinators and clinical departments as well as by creating, conducting, and analyzing user surveys. • Creating and maintaining online information portals in clinical specialties and additional online guides that would be helpful to library users. • Providing group library orientation and instruction on database searching, and other library related applications necessary to the organization’s library patrons. • Maintains library’s procedure manual, writes new entries, and edits existing procedures. • Other duties, as assigned

Qualifications

Education: Master’s Degree in Library Science (MLS or Library and Information Science (MLIS), required.

Licensure: Academy of Health Information Professionals (AHIP), preferred

Experience: 1-2 years of medical or academic library experience, preferred

Skills: • Familiarity with library trends and issues, required. • Excellent communication (both written and oral), interpersonal, customer service, organization, detail orientation, multitasking, and project management skills, required. • Advanced computer skills including Microsoft Office and database searching applications, required • Extensive experience searching the biomedical literature (i.e. PubMed, CINAHL), required • Experience with library marketing and outreach programming, required • Working knowledge of computer applications and database searching (i.e. EndNote, RefWorks, SirsiDynix, Camtasia, LibGuides, Photoshop, Acrobat), preferred.

Location

Mineola, NY

URL

http://www.winthrop.org/Careers

To Apply

Please submit your application online via NYU Winthrop Hospital’s Career Website: http://www.winthrop.org/Careers

To locate the position, please search for Job Posting Number: 17-20185.

Company Information

NYU Winthrop Hospital is a 591-bed university-affiliated medical center and New York State-designated Regional Trauma Center. Winthrop proudly offers sophisticated diagnostic and therapeutic care in virtually every specialty and subspecialty of medicine and surgery.

We are a major regional healthcare resource with a deep commitment to medical education and research, offering a full complement of inpatient and outpatient services. Rest assured that whatever medical care you or your family may need, Winthrop is committed to a profound guiding principle: “Your Health Means Everything”

Winthrop has a vibrant multi-faceted research program. As part of its mission as a teaching hospital, Winthrop physicians and scientists are engaged in groundbreaking basic and clinical biomedical research.

Ever changing and growing with the diverse community it serves, NYU Winthrop Hospital is, in many ways, a unique institution, simultaneously large and small, regional as well as local. We successfully blend the progressive philosophy, sophistication and advances of a teaching and research institution with a very personal approach to patient care – an approach that has become the cornerstone of our organization.