Medical Librarian – Fairview Health Services

Job Title: Medical Librarian
Specialty: Support Services (Non-Clinical)
Location: Fairview Southdale Hospital
Department: Knowledge Management
Hours per 2 weeks: 80
Shift: Day
Date Posted 01/05/2018
Job Number 18-70711

Job Description:
The Medical Librarian assists the Library Supervisor in the daily operation of the Library by providing a range of information, research, and education services for Library clientele. Knowledge of core library services, electronic resource management, plus reference and research tools, is required. The Medical Librarian works both independently and collaboratively in a rapidly changing environment.

Common duties include:
• Performing mediated literature searches and providing reference services
• Assessing the information needs of Library customers, answering questions and recommending resources.
• Designing, planning, and offering instruction in the use of electronic resources for a range of audiences, including individuals, small groups, and classroom settings.
• Participating in the ongoing coordination and management of the library’s e-resources, catalog, and Intranet page. This could include purchasing, licensing, access, and maintenance of electronic materials.
• Participating in the selection, acquisition, and evaluation of all library e-resources, forming a robust collection of e-books, e-journals, and databases in support of stakeholder needs and Fairview’s mission.
• Assisting in the development and provision of Library services that meet the needs of Library customers

Job Qualifications:
Minimum Education
Master’s Degree in Library Science

Minimum Experience
1-3 years in a library or information center.

Preferred Experience
Experience in a medical library.

About Fairview Health Services
Fairview Health Services ( is an award-winning, nonprofit health system providing exceptional care across the full spectrum of health care services. Joined by HealthEast in June 2017, Fairview is one of the most comprehensive and geographically accessible systems in the state, with 11 hospitals—including an academic medical center and long-term care hospital—serving the greater Twin Cities metro area and north-central Minnesota.

Its broad continuum also includes 56 primary care clinics, specialty clinics, senior living communities, retail and specialty pharmacies, pharmacy benefit management services, rehabilitation centers, counseling and home health care services, medical transportation, an integrated provider network and health insurer PreferredOne. In partnership with the University of Minnesota, Fairview’s 32,000 employees and 2,400 affiliated providers embrace innovation to drive a healthier future through healing, discovery and education.

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to any lawfully protected status.

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