Mountain Area Health Education Center, in Asheville, North Carolina, is seeking a full time dynamic, flexible Clinical & Research Librarian to provide innovative programs that support the teaching, research, and service mission of the organization. Clinical information services will include proactive and on-demand information services, targeted alerting services, support for clinical quality improvement, and travel to regional offices for consultation and training.
Research responsibilities will include literature searching with critical appraisal and filtering, annotated bibliographies, bibliographic management, and assistance with study design, writing, editing, and preparation for publication. Instructional responsibilities will include curriculum-integrated training for residents, fellows, and medical students in the effective use of health science databases and mobile apps, the integration of information resources into clinical practice, and effective use of library services and resources to support evidence-based practice, as well as evaluating information access and management skills of our learners.
Qualifications include: Required: Master’s degree from an ALA-accredited institution; experience using biomedical and evidence-based practice literature, research, and clinical tools; experience training and supporting the information needs of clinical providers; experience in evidence-based teaching and practice for adult learners, including course development and instructional material design; outstanding commitment to innovative and responsive customer service; demonstrated understanding of trends and issues in the field of health sciences information; and the ability to plan and implement innovative technology solutions. The person in this position must be self-motivated, with the ability to set and attain goals effectively, manage competing priorities under pressure, and the flexibility to adapt to change, have excellent written and oral communication skills, demonstrated analytical and problem solving skills, independent and professional judgment, and decision-making skills, familiarity with data management trends and practices, successful experience working in a collaborative environment.
Preferred: Three years’ experience in health sciences or medical library setting (or equivalent experience), additional graduate education in health sciences or equivalent field, experience with quality improvement, health statistics, copyright, liaison services and embedded librarianship, integration of knowledge and evidence-based resources in the EHR and other clinical tools, and/or GIS.