Desert Regional Medical Center is a 385 bed acute-care hospital classified as a stroke receiving center and level 2 trauma facility with an innovative , patient centered and evidence-based Rehabilitation Services Department. Our compassionate team provides a wide range of inpatient and outpatient services, including acute care rehabilitation, joint replacement & spinal surgery, neurosurgery, ICU, Telemetry, step-down care, skilled nursing, as well as outpatient therapy, hand and lymphedema clinics.
The Medical Librarian/Document Control Coordinator provides support and assistance to users researching medical information using database searches, inter-library loans, and other resources. He/she has advanced knowledge of library science and medical library operations and manages the activities related to the support of departments and physicians requiring evidence-based information, continuing education, and data acquisition at Desert Care Network (DCN). The candidate is also responsible for compiling and navigating policy drafts and documents through the facility approval process. The work is performed with a focus on professionalism and exemplary customer service. No patient health information access is required.
ï¿½Trains health care professionals to understand the intrinsic value of information and perform basic literature searches. ï¿½Acquires full-text documents through inter-library loans and other media resources when staff cannot access these resources. ï¿½Provides executive research services for senior hospital administrative staff and institutional committees. ï¿½Manages and evaluates electronic database and e-journal subscriptions and ensures continuous access to online medical library resources. ï¿½Maintains and evaluates print collection including basic cataloging, book ordering and collection refinement. ï¿½Actively participates as a member of the Graduate Medical Education Committee; surveys constituents to plan, trial and assess new content as needed. ï¿½Acquires quality metrics and benchmarks from facility databases (e.g. Kaleidoscope, Cerner, etc.) for residents and medical staff to use in quality improvement activities. ï¿½Maintains statistical reports to demonstrate library usage and electronic database/product usage; evaluates collection and budget based on metrics. ï¿½Demonstrates good public presence and the ability to interact with many types of people at different levels. ï¿½Coordinates the flow of documents and drafts through the approval process: ï¿½Provides writing, editorial, and bibliographic assistance ï¿½Compiles draft documents from the document control repository to present to Document Control Committee ï¿½Composes minutes from the meetings and corrections to documents ï¿½Monitors due dates for policy review and communicates to appropriate owner(s) in a timely manner ï¿½Manages internal scheduling of conference rooms and the resolution of any scheduling conflicts. ï¿½Performs other duties as assigned.
ï¿½Bachelorï¿½s degree in Library Science
ï¿½Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
ï¿½Ability to follow written and verbal instructions
ï¿½Sufficient technical expertise in research and methodology and medical care to evaluate research materials and provide effective assistance to researchers
ï¿½Computer skills and knowledge of website maintenance and electronic resource management
ï¿½Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite
ï¿½Ability to work on a team and independently without direct supervision
ï¿½Reliable and punctual
ï¿½Excellent time management to complete assignments in scheduled time frame
ï¿½ALA-accredited Masters of Library and Information Sciences
ï¿½Bachelorï¿½s degree in Health Sciences, Biology or equivalent experience, serving health sciences constituents.
ï¿½Proficiency with research related and information sharing technologies (e.g., Zotero, Google apps, Libguides, EBSCO EDS, OpenAthens, Screencast, etc.).
ï¿½Membership in Academy of Health Information Professionals.
ï¿½Minimum five yearsï¿½ work experience in academic library setting.
Primary Location: Palm Springs, California
Facility: Desert Regional Medical Center
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Days
Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicantâ��s or employeeâ��s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.
Internal Number: 2005039429
About Desert Regional Medical Center
Tenet Healthcare Corporation (NYSE: THC) is a diversified healthcare services company headquartered in Dallas with 112,000 employees. Through an expansive care network that includes United Surgical Partners International, we operate 65 hospitals and approximately 510 other healthcare facilities, including surgical hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care and imaging centers and other care sites and clinics. We also operate Conifer Health Solutions, which provides revenue cycle management and value-based care services to hospitals, health systems, physician practices, employers and other clients. Across the Tenet enterprise, we are united by our mission to deliver quality, compassionate care in the communities we serve.