Friday, February 22, 2008

Medical Librarian Position

Medical Librarian

This full time position is a shared position between Foothills Area Health Education Center (AHEC) and Northeast Georgia Health System, Inc.

Foothills AHEC partners with local communities and educators to increase the supply, education, and distribution of health care professionals throughout the 31 northeast Georgia county service area. Please visit our web site for additional information: www.foothillsahec.org

Northeast Georgia Health System (NGHS) is a not-for-profit corporation dedicated to improving the health and quality of life for the people of northeast Georgia. The hospital system is composed of a 418-bed inpatient, 285-bed skilled nursing system serving over 20 counties. For more information on services please visit our web site at http://www.nghs.com.

The Medical Librarian will be responsible for development and coordination of medical information services for the AHEC health care practitioners and students training in our region. Other duties include conducting needs assessment, planning and evaluation of the information service component of the AHEC. As a member of the NGHS Educational Services department, the Medical Librarian will be responsible for the delivery of medical library services to meet the needs of the hospital and medical staff. Responsibilities in both organizations include providing reference, information and instructional services.

Experience:

· ALA – accredited MLS

· Delivery of information services in the health sciences environment

· Effective communication/ presentation skills.

· Proficiency in writing instructional materials

· Proficient in Internet web page management/ database searching and Microsoft Office suite

· Some travel mostly within 31 county region.

Please mail (or fax 678-343-4874) resume and letter of interest with three references to Judy Canaday, Workforce Planning and Employment, Northeast Georgia Health System, 743 Spring Street, Gainesville, GA 30501. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Responses made only to candidates selected for an interview. EOE

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