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Sunday, December 7, 2014

F/T - Consumer Health Librarian, Greenwich Hosp (CT)

Consumer Health Librarian, Greenwich Hospital – Connecticut

The Consumer Health Librarian serves the health information needs of the patients, family, and caregivers of the Greenwich Hospital community. At Greenwich Hospital, a 206-bed (including bassinets) regional provider of care and affiliate of Yale New Haven Health, you’ll find a hospital and a working culture like no other.


Develops, coordinates, and implements health literacy/consumer health information programs and outreach to the Greenwich community. Serves as a health information advocate for consumers and the health care professionals who serve them. Creates an environment where diverse health information needs are met in a timely and confidential manner. Assists and supports the Director of Library Services in achieving the Library’s goals and objectives.

This person must be able to meet our 7 Standards for Exceptional Service which include: treat people we serve as guests, respect people’s privacy & confidentiality, present a professional image, answer the telephone professionally, listen first, then act promptly, anticipate people’s needs, then act to provide it, and maintain a safe & clean environment. If you have a passion to exceed customer’s expectations and want to provide excellent clinical service, you have found the right team!
EDUCATION: Master’s Degree in Library Science from an American Library Association (ALA) accredited school Medical Library Association Consumer Health Information Specialization (CHIS) Level I or II preferred.
EXPERIENCE: Minimum of one year experience, preferably in a hospital setting Strong knowledge in medical database literature searching Knowledge of and experience in the use of consumer health information resources. Strong computer skills, including medical databases, as well as Microsoft Office; Ability to manage multiple projects; Ability to organize/produce consumer health literacy workshops; Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal skills; Excellent teaching/presentations skills; Detailed oriented.

HOURS: Monday-Friday, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM.

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