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Librarian (Medical)
Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration<>


  *   Open & closing dates
 12/23/2019 to 01/07/2020

  *   Service

  *   Pay scale & grade
GS 9

  *   Salary
$51,440 to $80,912 per year

  *   Appointment type

  *   Work schedule

1 vacancy in the following location:

Gainesville, FL<>

Relocation expenses reimbursed
Yes You may qualify for reimbursement of relocation/recruitment incentive expenses in accordance with agency policy.
Telework eligible

This job is open to

The public<>
U.S. citizens, nationals or those who owe allegiance to the U.S.<>

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  *   Duties
This job opportunity announcement (JOA) will be used to fill the Librarian (Medical) GS-1410-09 target 11 vacancy at the Gainesville VA Medical Center, Library Service. The full performance level of this vacancy is GS-11.
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You will serve as a Librarian (Medical) at the North Florida/South Georgia Veterans Health System (NF/SGVHS). NF/SGVHS includes two affiliated medical centers in Gainesville and Lake City, outpatient clinics in Jacksonville, Tallahassee, The Villages, and Valdosta as well as community-based outpatient clinics in Lecanto, Marianna, Palatka, St. Augustine, St. Marys, and Waycross, and numerous off-site locations.

The librarian provides support of the day-to-day operations of the both the Medical Library and the General Patient Library at the Malcom Randall VAMC located in Gainesville, FL under the direction of the Supervisory Librarian. This person provides occasional support to the Lake City VAMC Library operations in Lake City, FL.

Major Duties:
Participates in interdisciplinary hospital-wide committees such as Research, IRB, Evidence-Based Practice, Professional Development, taskforces or system-wide initiatives;
Develops and maintains a clinical librarian program by participating in Morning Reports, huddles, rounds, and continuously engages with trainees and clinical staff;
Serves as primary contact for the NF/SG VHS Healthpads (ipads and mobile technology) program via the VHA Mobile Health Program; offering technological assistance to staff;
Carries out complex and highly specialized biomedical, nursing and allied health, health management and business, and legal literature searches utilizing multiple databases including, but not limited to MEDLINE, CINAHL, PsycINFO, Cochrane Collaboration, Health Business Elite, etc.
Assists in the Library's maintenance of its SharePoint, Intranet, and Libguides (website)
Develops and provides training to all staff on library resources; assists and supports development of effective user aids and training;
Assists library users with library desktop computers and equipment such as portable DVD players, eBook readers, ipads/tablets, medical apps, etc.;
Assists with the technical aspects of library operations such as interlibrary loan (e.g., document delivery) utilizing DOCLINE and OCLC systems; assists with maintenance of the library catalog and all other electronic subscriptions
Perform all other duties assigned

This position involves a multi-grade career ladder. The major duties listed below represent the full performance level of GS-11. At the GS -9 grade level, you will perform assignments of a more limited scope and with less independence. You will progressively acquire the background necessary to perform at the full performance level of GS-11. Promotion is at the discretion of the supervisor and is contingent upon satisfactory performance, availability of higher level work, and availability of funds.

Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:00AM - 4:30PM
Telework: Not Available
Virtual: This is not a virtual position.
Position Description/PD#: Librarian (Medical) / 573-05843-O
Relocation/Recruitment Incentives:Authorized (recruitment and relocation incentives in accordance with agency policy)

You may qualify for reimbursement of relocation expenses in accordance with agency policy. A relocation/recruitment incentive of up to $10,000 may be authorized for the best qualified applicant with a two (2) year service agreement.

Financial Disclosure Report: Not required
Travel Required
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel to the VA inLake City, FL for this position.
Supervisory status
Promotion Potential