JOB: Patient Health Librarian at UCSF Medical Center

Part-time position with benefits.

UCSF Patient Health Library
UCSF Medical Center at Mount Zion
1600 Divisadero Street
San Francisco, CA 94115

Job Summary:

The librarian is responsible for the daily operation of the Patient Health Library. These responsibilities include providing health/medical reference support to all patients, their friends, family members, and partners, and to Mount Zion neighbors who visit the library; marketing, developing, promoting, and disseminating information about the Patient Health Library throughout the UCSF community; maintaining the Patient Health Library Collection, including recommending materials for acquisition and cataloging new items; and maintaining a local policies & procedures manual/handbook.

Qualifications:

Required, Masters degree in library science from an accredited institution. Minimum of 2 years of experience in providing health & medical reference/research support, including expert use of PubMed and thorough knowledge of & competency in using lay health/medical resources. Substantive understanding of basic biomedicine. Excellent working knowledge of lay and professional health & medical resources, including both on-line and hard-copy resources; must be able to conduct intelligent reference interviews with clients, asses their information needs and select &/or guide them to the most appropriate source(s). Excellent oral and written communication skills and the ability to work independently. Ability to assess/plan/implement program and marketing requirements for the Patient Health Library.

Familiarity with NLM, OCLC, and Melvyl; knowledge of Inmagic a plus.

The UCSF Patient Health Library is a part of the H.M. Fishbon Memorial Library at UCSF Medical Center at Mount Zion.

Salary and Classification:

UCSF Medical Center Classification:  Analyst III, Job Code 7236
This is a part-time (50%) position with benefits. (FTE $53,600 – $88,400)

Application:

Apply only through UCSF Human Resources; refer to Requisition # 32115BR