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Date:          Thu, 29 Jan 1998 13:24:30 -0500
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From:          Terry Kuny <[log in to unmask]>
Subject:       US - Medical Librarian - Baltimore, MD
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POSITION: Medical Librarian (Reference and Instructional Services),
Harrison Medical Library, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center.
Permanent, full-time with occasional evening/weekend hours. Newly created

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES: Provides extensive training and consultation on
the use of print and electronic health-related resources. Provides
general reference services and performs mediated searches. Helps maintain
and troubleshoot library workstations. Identifies changing information
needs due to changes in technology, organizational direction, and the
health care field. Designs and prepares user documentation. Participates
in Web development.

REQUIREMENTS: MLS from an ALA accredited program. Two years of library
reference, instructional or consultation service experience. Experience
with MEDLINE and other biomedical databases, Internet, and other
electronic resources. Familiarity with office desktop applications.

DESIRABLE: Familiarity with HTML coding and editing, Web design,
bibliographic management software, networked resources.

QUALITIES: Commitment to service excellence. Excellent communication
skills. Flexibility. Commitment to professional development.

ENVIRONMENT: Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center is a 700-bed, full
service, community teaching hospital, and is a member of the Johns
Hopkins Health System. The Harrison Medical Library supports patient
care, education, research, and health care management through its
service to medical staff, housestaff, hospital staff, students, and
researchers. The library currently has 4.5 FTE. The Harrison Library
coordinates some services with the Welch Medical Library, Johns Hopkins

SALARY: Starting range $29,00 - $35,000, commensurate with experience;

TO APPLY: Send resume, letter of application, and 3 references to:

Julie Noren, Director of Library Services
Harrison Medical Library
Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center
4940 Eastern Avenues
Baltimore, MD 21224
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