The Samuel J. Wood Library at Weill Cornell Medical (WCM) is offering a one-year paid internship for an advanced student enrolled in an ALA accredited library and information science graduate program, or a recent graduate. We seek a Clinical Medical Librarian Intern (CMLI) interested in pursuing a career in medical librarianship who is available for at least 25 hours per week. The CMLI assists in the provision of biomedical research, information management, and instructional services to the clinical and academic communities of Weill Cornell Medicine (WCM), New York-Presbyterian Hospital (NYPH), and affiliates including the Myra Mahon Patient Resource Center (PRC). S/he will work closely with the Clinical Medical Librarian (CML) and the Assistant Director, Clinical Services (ADCS) to support and enhance the clinical practices, outreach activities and training initiatives of the Medical Center and its constituents. The Clinical Medical Librarian Intern reports to the Assistant Director, Clinical Services.
a. Specific professional learning activities may include: i. MLA Annual Conference Attendance ii. NY/NJ MLA Regional Conference Attendance iii. EBHC Workshop: NYAM iv. Systematic Review Workshop: UPitt
i. LibGuide will be created for CMLI use; all necessary training documents will be available here. ii. CML/ADCS will formally introduce necessary resources using face-to-face instruction and selected online tutorials. Resources include:
Clinical Key iii. Checklist will be used to ensure exposure to all relevant resources and tutorials.
a. Following a pre-determined schedule, attends morning report and/or clinical rounds (Dept of Medicine; Pediatrics; PICU) with members of the health care team; focused on assisting with the provision of high quality evidence-based information at the point-of-care. i. CMLI will complete training modules prior to this; AND ii. Shadow CML/ADCS, for minimum of 1 month. b. PRC desk duty c. InfoDesk as assigned
a. Mentioned above, attend morning report and/or clinical rounds. b. Work closely with CMLs on Nursing Evidence Based Practice initiatives, educating on research best practices and assisting with clinical nursing research projects. c. Participation in stand-alone workshops and seminars on library services and resources, scheduled by various WCM/NYP clinical departments. d. Contribute to TechTuesdays Talks; introducing WCM/NYP to clinically-relevant library resources.
a. Neurology Clerkship b. Med School courses
a. Ensures subject specific LibGuide content is up-to-date, relevant, and all links are functional. b. Assists with social media promotional activities as directed. c. In collaboration with health care providers, contributes to the research and production of patient educational videos.
a. Meets with Assistant Director, Clinical Services monthly b. Meets with Clinical Medical Librarian weekly c. Attends scheduled Library Faculty meetings d. Assists with instruction and reference work as needed e. Participation in Library-wide events such as SMARTFest
a. Assist with the development of library grants; includes envisioning potential projects, grant writing & editing, conducting and evaluating grant-related activities. b. Contribute to the development, writing, and editing of CML research papers for publication and/or presentation.
Either in an ALA accredited library program or a recent graduate.
$25.00 per hour
New York, NY
Please submit your application to [email protected]