Job is Expired Medical librarian

Centura Health / Porter Adventist Hospital

Job deadline Open Until Filled   Job salary Not specified   Job type of library Institutional   This job is located in Colorado Colorado

Job Description

  • Perform ongoing assessment of the information needs of Centura Health facilities
  • Evaluate new information technologies and assess their application to library management and services
  • Evaluate information resources in all formats for incorporation into the physical or virtual library collection
  • Respond in a timely manner to all information requests
  • Conduct basic and intermediate literature searches within an appropriate timeframe
  • Design, perform, and document advanced literature searches for project teams
  • Process all loan requests within 24 hours of receipt
  • Actively market and promote Centura Health library services to newly hired and existing staff, residents, associates, and students
  • Establish library policies and procedures
  • Keep accurate statistics on all aspects of library operations
  • Participate in cooperative arrangements with other libraries
  • Supervise volunteers and students
  • Participate in interdisciplinary, interdepartmental performance improvement activities
  • Provide training and educational opportunities for Centura Health medical staff, residents, and associates
  • Ensure compliance with accrediting and regulatory agencies relating to knowledge-based activities
  • Participate and assist in the selection of Centura Health electronic information resources for all Centura Health facilities
  • Serve on committees and task forces as assigned
  • Train users in the use of library services and resources
  • Conduct educational sessions and presentations at multiple Centura facilities
  • Participate in professional organizations, conferences, continuing education classes, and networking events
  • Catalog and process new materials

Description of Community

Welcome to the largest health ecosystem in Colorado and western Kansas. Welcome to living your mission among thousands of people on fire to live theirs too. Welcome to options, possibilities and values that guide exceptional care. Welcome to extremely important industry challenges and opportunities to solve complex problems. Welcome to highly intelligent teams, overflowing community and the wholeness of mind, body and spirit that is Centura Health.

Required Education

  • Master's Degree

Preferred Education

  • Master's Degree

Other Education Credentials

Membership in the Academy of Health Information Professionals, preferred

Experience (years)

Required Preferred
Supervisor - -
Professional 1 3
Library 1 3

Language Skills

  • Spanish is Not Required

Other Required/Preferred Skills & Experience

  • 1 year of experience in a health sciences library
  • Recent experience searching healthcare databases using multiple interfaces
  • Familiarity with the principles of evidence-based practice
  • Knowledge of cataloging principles, procedures, and systems
  • Demonstrated customer service skills and consultative approach
  • Master's degree from an ALA accredited program


Masters Degree in a Program of Library and Information Science

Not specified


Not specified

Hours per week







Paid Sick
Vacation/Holiday Leave

Date Posted

September 28th, 2018

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