Clinical Informationist Position


For the past twenty years The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine has been recognized as one of the top medical schools by U.S. News and World Report.  The Welch Medical Library’s mission is to serve the outstanding faculty, staff and students of Johns Hopkins Medicine by offering innovative informationist services, embedding them in clinical departments, guiding systematic reviews, and increasingly taking on roles within those departments’ research projects. The Welch Medical Library is currently seeking a Clinical Informationist to serve as an information expert for all faculty, staff, fellows, residents and students in several assigned clinical departments.

The Informationist builds dynamic, collaborative relationships with clinical departmental members by providing a variety of group instruction sessions, individual consultations and specialized information services and by participating as a member of departmental research- and information-management-related project teams.

The informationist is embedded within assigned departments in accordance with Welch Medical Library’s new service model, which in addition to providing expert information services, includes delivering an all-digital resource collection, sophisticated interfaces and Web 2.0 applications.

The Informationist reports to the Associate Director, Clinical Informationist Services. Qualified applicants will be considered at two levels:  entry-level/general or advanced w/subject knowledge.  Applicants are strongly urged to read and carefully consider the position levels posted before applying for the level that best represents their skills and professional career experience.

Clinical Informationist II (entry level/general) Job # 49775

Clinical Informationist III (advanced w/subject knowledge) Job # 49776

For the full job descriptions or to apply for this position, please visit our website –  Be sure to apply for the specific job number desired.   Benefits include medical, dental, prescription drug plans, paid holidays, annual vacation leave, sick leave, and tuition remission.  JHU provides a smoke-free and drug-free workplace.  EOE/AAE/M/F/D NOTE: The successful candidates for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check and a pre-employment physical and immunization review including TB screening.

Jaime Friel Blanck, MLIS, AHIP Clinical Informationist
William H. Welch Medical LibraryJohns Hopkins Medical Institutions
1900 E. Monument Street, Room 205
Baltimore, MD 21205(410)

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