• Librarian

    Job ID 2019-33444
    Area of Interest
    Library Services
    Location Name
    Hospital Main Campus
    FTE/Hours per pay period
    1.0 FTE (80 hours per bi-weekly pay periods)
    Work Status
    Regular
    Department
    Research Library
    Shift
    Day Shift
  • Overview

    Our Library plays an active role in supporting our world class quality improvement, care pathways, clinical care, and research programs.  We are service orientated and activively collaborate with our pediatric clinical and research scientists. The library is in the process of expanding our services for the Seattle Children’s Research Institute, the fifth highest NIH-funded free-standing children’s hospital.

     

    Plan and deliver responsive, customer-oriented knowledge-based information services to the faculty and staff of Seattle Children’s Hospital, Foundation, and Research Institute. Provide expert search services to address patient care needs. Participate in the development of evidence-based clinical care resources and the design of methodologies for their creation. Evaluate, select, and manage Library resources. Coordinate the implementation and use of Library-related technology. Manage Library operations and facilities. Contribute to library strategic planning and quality improvement initiatives.

     

    Seattle Children's Employer Highlights:

    - Dedication to staff engagement and Lean principles
    - Competitive Benefits: We support a healthy work-life balance.  Our benefits include employee care, paid time off, health insurance and retirement sa vings.
    - Transportation Discounts: Company bike program, on-site zip cars, unlimited ORCA transit pass, daily commute bonus provided to staff who us alternate methods of travel to/from work, company vanpools.
    - Diversity/Inclusion: We strive to maintain an atmosphere that reflects our values of inclusion by providing effective and respectful care compatible with each patient and family's

    Requirements

    Required Education/Experience:
    - Master’s degree from an ALA-accredited graduate school of library/information science.
    - At least three (3) years experience as a medical librarian or equivalent work experience.
    - At least three (3) years experience with biomedical database searching.
    - Technical literacy in use of library technology, standard desktop and Internet applications.
    - Experience in interpreting information needs of users.

    Preferred:
    - Member, Academy of Health Information Professionals.

    Our Commitment to Diversity

    Our community welcomes diverse experiences, backgrounds, and thoughts as this is what drives our spirit of inquiry and allows us to better connect with our increasingly diverse patients and families. Our organization recruits, employs, trains, compensates, and promotes without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.

     

    The people who work at Seattle Children’s are members of a community that seeks to respect and celebrate all the qualities that make each of us unique. Each of us is empowered to be ourselves within this community, which cultivates and promotes equity, diversity, and inclusion at all levels.

     

    Seattle Children’s is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Workplace and Affirmative Action Employer.

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