Current Opportunities

 

Clinical Information Librarian

 


Clinical Information Librarian

Job ID#217301
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. Reporting to the Assistant Director for Research & Education Services, 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:

  • Master’s degree in library science from an ALA accredited program
  • 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, research and publication, and service commensurate with faculty status

Additional Desirable Qualifications:

  • Minimum 1 year relevant professional experience
  • Familiarity with the academic health system and medical education environments
  • Experience working with clinicians, clinical faculty and students
  • 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
  • Knowledge of best practices and emerging trends for instruction
  • Experience in grant writing

Responsibilities:

The Clinical Information Librarian 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: Customized instruction, both in-person and online; specialized reference and research consultations for clinical faculty or students; proactive quality service to clientele; and keeping informed of library, campus and university system-wide issues. The Clinical Information Librarian will work collaboratively with library faculty to facilitate instruction, collection development, distance education and emerging instructional technology within the department and university.

Specifically, the Clinical Information Librarian:

  • Serves as the embedded librarian to Augusta University Health and the clinical community
  • Serves as one of the embedded librarians for the Medical College of Georgia
  • Develops programs to meet the clinical information needs of Augusta University Health residents, clinicians and faculty
  • Participates in clinical rounds and morning reports
  • Works with third and fourth year students in the clinical setting to teach hands on use of library resources
  • Facilitates evidence based practice within Augusta University Health System
  • Develops and teaches instructional sessions for clinical groups
  • Is a member of the Phase III Curriculum Committee for the Medical College of Georgia
  • Demonstrates a capacity for research and scholarly productivity
  • Collaborates with the Research & Education Services department in the delivery of other instruction and reference services
  • 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 faculty member.

Extra-Institutional Responsibilities:

The Clinical Information Librarian is active professionally in 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). Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Generous benefits include a competitive health package, Tuition Assistance Program, campus wellness facilities, Perks at Work discount program, Teachers’ Retirement System, and other retirement options. Support for professional development is also available.

Augusta is a vibrant community with an affordable cost of living. Schools in the area are desirable and include several magnet schools. Augusta University is developing a new Cyber Institute in town in partnership with the local Army base. Augusta hosts the annual Masters Golf Tournament as well as an annual ironman competition. It also has a lively arts community and is the home of the Greenjackets minor league baseball team, an affiliate of the San Francisco Giants. Augusta is near other attractive communities to visit such as Atlanta, Savannah, Columbia, SC, and Asheville, NC.

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

How to Apply

Applicants should submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and names of three references online at http://www.augusta.edu/hr/jobs/faculty/ search by position title or Job ID 217301.

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.

August 29, 2019