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Monday, July 22, 2013

F/T - Hourly Ast Dir. Hospital, Queens Hospital Center (NY)

Job Title: Hourly Ast Dir. Hosp (X90206) REPOST


Location: Queens

Hire In Rate: $20.89 (for employees new to HHC)

Salary Range: $20.89 - $27.37

Job ID: 11223 Pay Frequency: Hour

Full/Part Time: Full-Time Post Date: 07/17/2013 - 07/31/2013

Regular/Temporary: Temporary Source of Funding: General Care

Regular Shift: N/A Civil Service Classification: Managerial

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Marketing Statement

Queens Hospital Center is making good on its promise to the people of southeastern and central Queens to maximize both patient convenience and positive clinical outcomes. Residents of Queens can count on the delivery of quality medical care right in their own borough. In 2002 the hospital opened a state-of-the-art, 261-bed facility that includes the Queens

Cancer Center, the first comprehensive cancer treatment center in the borough.

Job Description

Works with Chief Librarian to oversee daily activities of the Medical Library and ensure all services are provided.

Answers patrons’ reference questions by finding books and articles on various topics and providing information about

the Library (hours, lay-out, policies, etc.).

Uses databases including but not limited to: Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, PubMed, National Guideline

Clearinghouse and Google Scholar to find information that answers in-depth clinical questions

Guides patrons in the use of the Library’s electronic databases and other resources

Works with Chief Librarian in the development of policies and procedures for the department to increase the operational

efficiency of the Library service

Performs supervisory duties of part time staff such as scheduling and assigning work & daily evaluations of work done

Assists in identifying and selecting materials for the Library’s collection development

Provides assistance with circulation, serials processing and control, and document delivery

Catalogs and processes materials for Library collection

Assists in other special projects as assigned


Minimum Qualifications

Master of Library Science from ALA accredited program

1-2 years of experience in library field; medical library preferred

Superior skill in using print and electronic resources to answer difficult reference questions

Ability to utilize specialized knowledge based information in library systems and sources to locate difficult to find materials


Experience conducting reference interviews and searching resources such as PubMed, Cochrane Database of Systematic

Reviews, National Guideline Clearinghouse, Google Scholar and Google.

Superior skill in Microsoft Office suite

Excellent customer service skills

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