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Thursday, September 19, 2013

F/T - Hospital Librarian, University Hospital (NJ)

Hospital Librarian, Patient Care Services, University Hospital – NJ

Qualifications:  Bachelor’s Degree in Library Science or Information Technology or Health Education required; Master’s Degree preferred. Must be proficient in the use of technology-based library systems; for example, scholarly information resources and databases, electronic journals and books. Familiarity with consumer health resources. Able to present short workshops on health-related topics. Multilingual skills, particularly Spanish, is an advantage. Excellent organizational and communication skills (written & oral) is essential.
 Responsibilities:  The primary purpose of the Hospital Librarian is to coordinate planning and implementation activities associated with the Phase 2 Health Literacy Initiative under the direction of the Director of Education and Professional Development,. The Hospital Librarian coordinates staffing and outreach activities associated with the Health Education Center in the UH Lobby, Ambulatory Care Center, Emergency Department and University Hospital Cancer Center. This includes recruitment and supervision of students, provision of consumer health services to patients and families, creation and acquisition of low literacy, multilingual health information, and program planning associated with disease-specific and health & well-being topics.

University Hospital offers a competitive salary & comprehensive benefits package including child care. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V.