Supervisory Librarian, Washington DC VA Medical Center, Washington DC

Job Title: Supervisory Librarian

Department: Department Of Veterans Affairs

Agency: Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration

Job Announcement Number:PG-14-AHA-1042035


$89,924.00 to $116,901.00 / Per Year


Thursday, February 06, 2014 to Wednesday, February 12, 2014


This position is located in the Planning, Education & Performance Improvement Section of Chief of Staff at Washington DC VA Medical Center in Washington, DC.

Major duties and responsibilities include:

· Develop and maintain a clinical librarianship program
· Work with physicians, nurses, and other staff in clinical setting and in routine clinical conferences
· Present reports to provide patient-specific information
· Function as a resource to clinicians by searching medical databases to identify and retrieve knowledge-based information, answer questions and resolve controversies in diagnosis and treatment, clarify clinical decisions, making decisions regarding the best course of care, and educating on rare medical conditions
· Utilize knowledge of evidence-based practice and sources to provide highly-specific, case-related medical literature which contributes to quality patient care, as well as quality clinical education for medical students, residents, and clinical staff
· Provide instruction to physicians and nurses in MEDLINE and other health-related databases
· Serve as a member of interdisciplinary, hospital-wide committees
· Provide information that is relevant to the work, concerns and consideration of the committees as a consultant
· Develop communications and marketing materials for library services and resources
· Present information about library resources and services and how they can be used most effectively to the medical center teams and committees
· Establish access to electronic resources
· Manage technical changes to electronic resources to preempt resource access problems and responds to patron's access issues
· Develop, acquire, and maintain tools for the management of electronic resources, such as Electronic Resource Management (ERM) systems, link technologies, discovery services, and authentication systems
· Develop and maintain library's Intranet and Internet sites
· Implements new technologies

Work Schedule: Monday to Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

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