JOB: Very Part-time Medical librarian Indexer

This position is for 8-10 hours per month and open ended (at least a year or more). Work can be done remotely via the Internet. Training would begin in May with work to follow. $30/hour.

Ideal Candidate

The ideal candidate is a subject matter expert in health informatics who can understand the different search processes in each of the client’s electronic products and apply indexing using the three coding systems of MeSH, ICD-9-CM and CPT. A knowledge of search algorithms, relevancy ranking and impact of proprietary terms and partial and exact mapping on search results is needed.


  • Update and maintain content indexing
  • Develop and document policies and procedures pertaining to the position
  • Correct and/or modify index terms as needed

Catalog client content utilizing 3 indexing systems to facilitate searchability according to client metadata standards.


  • Expertise in MeSH, ICD-9-CM and CPT indexing systems
  • Strong knowledge of search theory
  • Ability to work independently
  • ALA-accredited MLS or MLIS
  • CPC or CCS credential
  • Flexible availability

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