Job is Expired Medical Librarian

Penrose-St. Francis Health Services / Penrose Hospital

Job deadline Open Until Filled  Job salary Not specified  Job type of library Other

Job Description

Position Description
Master's degree from a program accredited by the American Library Association, or from a master's level program in library and information studies accredited or recognized by the appropriate national body of another country. Three years experience in a special library. Online searching experience with a variety of medically focused search engines as well as the Internet. Evidence of teaching skills. Web page development experience. Preferred: membership in the Academy of Health Information Professionals of the Medical Library Association . Three years experience in a health sciences library.

Provide quality information services, and user education to meet the knowledge-based information needs of Penrose-St. Francis Medical Staff, residents, associates, patients, and the community. Manages all library operations including the selection and purchasing of electronic and print resources, filling article requests, performing online literature searches for physicians and associates, and handling all aspects of the operation of the library.

Plans, organizes, and manages systems, services, and staff to support the Knowledge-Based Information (KBI) needs of medical staff, residents, employees, patients, and members of the community and the audiovisual needs of PSFHS education and management programs.

Apply online at www.penrosestfrancis.org requisition # 56157

Description of Community

For more than a century, Penrose-St. Francis Health Services has been committed to improving the life and health of our community. Within our system we have top-notch medical professionals and some of the best technology available to make sure we continue to fulfill our commitment to nurture this community. Be a part of the hospital that was named amongst “America’s Best Hospitals” by US News and World Report for 3 consecutive years & Named one of “America’s 50 Best Hospitals” for 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, and 2012 by HealthGrades, the only recipient in Colorado and the top 1 percent in the nation.


Colorado Springs sits at the foot of one of America’s most famous landmarks, Pikes Peak. It is the 49th most populous city in America and was named one of the Best Cities to live in by Money magazine in 2006. Colorado Springs averages 250 days of sunshine per year and has about 15 inches of annual precipitation. The city has relatively mild winters with large snow accumulations being a rare occurrence. Due to the high altitude, Colorado Springs experiences a very warming sun. Colorado Springs is home to the United States Air Force Academy, The United States Olympic Training Center, Focus on the Family, The Broadmoor, The Colorado College, Compassion International, Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, and the Garden of the Gods. For more information on Colorado Springs, please visit www.coloradospringschamber.org.

If you are committed to improving the life and health of our community and have the desire to be a part of a top notch health system and meet the qualifications listed above, we want to talk to you!

Required Education

  • Master's Degree

Experience (years)

Required Preferred
Supervisor - -
Professional - -
Library 3 -

Language Skills

  • Spanish is Not Required

Other Required/Preferred Skills & Experience

Preferred: membership in the Academy of Health Information Professionals of the Medical Library Association .

Application Requirements

MEDICAL LIBRARIAN Job
Location: Colorado Springs, CO, US
Requisition Number: 56157
City: Colorado Springs
Physical Location: PSF-PENROSE HOSPITAL
Department Name: PSF MEDICAL STAFF OF
Status: Full Time
Benefits Eligible: Yes
Hours per Pay Period: 80
Shift: Days
Required Education: Masters Degree
Required Experience: 3 years
Position Description
Master's degree from a program accredited by the American Library Association, or from a master's level program in library and information studies accredited or recognized by the appropriate national body of another country. Three years experience in a special library. Online searching experience with a variety of medically focused search engines as well as the Internet. Evidence of teaching skills. Web page development experience. Preferred: membership in the Academy of Health Information Professionals of the Medical Library Association. Three years experience in a health sciences library.
Provide quality information services, and user education to meet the knowledge-based information needs of Penrose-St. Francis Medical Staff, residents, associates, patients, and the community. Manages all library operations including the selection and purchasing of electronic and print resources, filling article requests, performing online literature searches for physicians and associates, and handling all aspects of the operation of the library.

Plans, organizes, and manages systems, services, and staff to support the Knowledge-Based Information (KBI) needs of medical staff, residents, employees, patients, and members of the community and the audiovisual needs of PSFHS education and management programs.

Apply online at www.penrosestfrancis.org requisition # 56157

HR Contact Information

Suzanne Kowalchuk
suzannekowalchuk@centura.org

Additional info

Penrose-St. Francis Health Services is a full-service, 522-bed acute care facility in Colorado Springs including Penrose Hospital and St. Francis Medical Center. We offer a full complement of emergency, medical and surgical services. Penrose-St. Francis was named one of “America’s 50 Best Hospitals” for 5 years in a row (2008 - 2012) by HealthGrades, the only recipient in Colorado. Penrose-St. Francis is part of Centura Health, Colorado’s largest hospital and health care network delivering advanced care to more than half a million people each year, across 13 hospitals, seven senior living communities, medical clinics, Flight For Life® and home care and hospice services.

Links

http://www.penrosestfrancis.org

Masters Degree in a Program of Library and Information Science

Required

Salary

Not specified

Hours per week

40.00

Evenings

Not specified

Weekends

Not specified

Benefits

Retirement
Medical
Dental
Paid Sick
Vacation/Holiday Leave

Date Posted

October 22nd, 2012

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