Current Opportunities

Clinical Information Librarian

University Libraries
Robert B. Greenblatt, M.D. Library
Augusta University

 

The Robert B. Greenblatt, M.D. Library of Augusta University invites applications for the position of Clinical Information Librarian. The primary focus of this non-tenure track faculty position is to support Augusta University’s clinical and educational mission through planning, development, delivery and evaluation of quality health information and instruction.

Required

  • Masters degree in library science from an ALA accredited institution
  • Experience in a health sciences library or other health sciences environment
  • Advanced knowledge and experience with current resources, vocabularies and research techniques in the biomedical sciences, specifically Evidence-Based Medicine tenets and teaching methodologies
  • Collaborative planning and problem solving abilities; ability to implement and manage programs and projects
  • Excellent written communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong customer service skills and abilities, especially an outgoing, entrepreneurial, client-centered focus
  • Evidence of ability to meet university standards in librarianship, teaching, publication and research, and service commensurate with faculty status

Additional Desirable Qualifications:

  • Minimum 2 years relevant professional experience
  • Familiarity with the academic health system environment and the role of the library within it
  • Experience working with clinicians, clinical faculty and students
  • Professional experience in health science librarianship or health sciences profession
  • Subject background in the health or life sciences, or in information technology
  • Experience in initiating creative and innovative information services programs
  • Experience with performing in-depth literature reviews including, but not limited to systematic reviews
  • Experience with LibGuides or other tools for developing online research guides
  • Pursuit of membership in the Academy of Health Information Professionals
  • Experience in grant writing
  • Knowledge of best practices and emerging trends for instruction

Responsibilities

The Clinical Information Librarian participates in the departmental strategic planning process and serves as the embedded librarian to the Augusta University Health System and the Medical College of Georgia.

The Clinical Information Librarian provides library education and information services for clinical and educational clientele in a technically sophisticated environment. This includes: Development of goals and priorities based upon the strategic plan of the Library, Hospital System, and University; development of new programs; continuing assessment of programs; proactive quality service to clientele; and keeping informed of library, campus and university system wide issues.

Specifically, the Clinical Information Librarian:

  • Serves as the embedded librarian to Augusta University Health and the clinical community.
  • Serves as an embedded librarian for the Medical College of Georgia.
  • Develops programs to meet the clinical needs of Augusta University Health residents, clinicians and faculty.
  • Works with third and fourth year students in the clinical setting to teach hands on use of library resources.
  • Facilitates evidence based practice among Augusta University Health System.
  • Develops and teaches instructional sessions for clinical groups.
  • Develops and teaches instructional sessions for first and second year medical students in the Evidence-Based Medicine Module.
  • Collaborates with Research & Education Services in the delivery of other instruction and reference services.
  • Participates in clinical rounds and morning reports.
  • Provides consultation and in depth assistance for unusual, difficult, or complex user needs in person, on the telephone or via email.
  • Assists with other projects as assigned.

Intra-Institutional Responsibilities

The Clinical Information Librarian serves as liaison to various Augusta University and Augusta University Health educational, accrediting, faculty and other committees to fulfill responsibilities as a member of the Corps of Instruction.

Extra-Institutional Responsibilities

The Clinical Information Librarian is active professionally in the local, regional, and national professional associations and contributes to the professional literature.

Salary and Benefits

This position has faculty rank and status (non-tenure track). Benefits include a competitive health package, and TIAA/CREF and other retirement options. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Applicants should submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and names of three references online at http://www.augusta.edu/hr/jobs/faculty/

Augusta University is an equal employment, equal access, and equal educational opportunity and affirmative action institution. It is the policy of the University to recruit, hire, train, promote, and educate persons without regard to age, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Women and other minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Augusta University is a tobacco-free environment. The use of any tobacco products on any part of the campus, indoors or out, is strictly prohibited. This position is also responsible for promoting a customer-friendly environment, and providing superior service to our patients, students, faculty, and employees. Augusta University Medical Center is a patient- and family-centered care institution, where employees partner every day with patients and families for success.

All candidates are required to successfully pass a Background Check review. For specific positions, the final candidate may be subject to a (pre-employment) physical, drug screen, and/or credit check.


Nursing Information Librarian

University Libraries
Robert B. Greenblatt, M.D. Library
Augusta University

 

The Robert B. Greenblatt, M.D. Library of Augusta University invites applications for the position of Nursing Information Librarian. The primary focus of this non-tenure track faculty position is to provide health information literacy instruction and research assistance for College of Nursing faculty, students and staff.

Required:

  • Master’s degree in library science from an American Library Association-accredited program
  • Familiarity with electronic health information resources and reference services
  • Experience with or strong desire to become proficient in the use of presentation technologies to design instructional support materials in multiple media formats
  • Strong user-focused public services orientation
  • Excellent written communication and interpersonal skills
  • Flexibility to work collaboratively in a cross-trained team environment
  • Evidence of good judgment and organizational skills
  • Evidence of ability to meet university standards in librarianship, teaching, publication and research, and service commensurate with faculty status

Additional Desirable Qualifications:

  • Minimum 1 year relevant professional experience
  • Familiarity with the academic health center environment and the role of the library within it
  • Experience working with nursing faculty, students and/or clinicians
  • Professional experience in health science librarianship or nursing profession
  • Subject background in the health or life sciences, or in information technology
  • Experience in initiating creative and innovative information services programs
  • Experience with performing in-depth literature reviews including, but not limited to systematic reviews
  • Experience with LibGuides or other tools for developing online research guides
  • Pursuit of membership in the Academy of Health Information Professionals
  • Experience in grant writing
  • Knowledge of best practices and emerging trends for instruction

Responsibilities:

The Nursing Information Librarian provides personalized and customized research and education support via an embedded service model to College of Nursing and nursing clinical departments. The successful candidate will develop customized instruction, both in-person and online, throughout the nursing curriculum. This position will be responsible for providing specialized reference and research consultations for nursing faculty and students. Assisting clinical nursing faculty and staff within the integrated health care system find evidence-based resources for patient care and teaching may be required. The Nursing Information Librarian will work collaboratively with library faculty to support instruction, collection development, distance education and emerging instructional technology within the department and university. This position is responsible for providing information services to distance nursing students and faculty located at remote clinical campus sites.

Intra-Institutional Responsibilities:

The Nursing Information Librarian will be the embedded liaison for College of Nursing educational and accrediting committees, and serve on library and institutional committees as a faculty member.

Extra-Institutional Responsibilities:

The Nursing Information Specialist is expected to be active professionally in the local, regional, and national professional associations and contributes to the professional literature.

Salary and Benefits:

This position has faculty rank and status (non-tenure track). Benefits include a competitive health package, TIAA/CREF, and other retirement options. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

How to Apply

In order to be formally considered for employment at Augusta University, applications must be submitted electronically and must include a letter of interest, current curriculum vitae, and names of three professional references. Please submit as one document. Applicants should submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and names of three professional references online at http://www.augusta.edu/hr/jobs/faculty/

Augusta University is an equal employment, equal access, and equal educational opportunity and affirmative action institution. It is the policy of the University to recruit, hire, train, promote, and educate persons without regard to age, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Women and other minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Augusta University is a tobacco-free environment. The use of any tobacco products on any part of the campus, indoors or out, is strictly prohibited. This position is also responsible for promoting a customer-friendly environment, and providing superior service to our patients, students, faculty, and employees. Augusta University Medical Center is a patient- and family-centered care institution, where employees partner every day with patients and families for success.

All candidates are required to successfully pass a Background Check review. For specific positions, the final candidate may be subject to a (pre-employment) physical, drug screen, and/or credit check.