Job opportunities at Geisinger Health Sciences Libraries in northeastern PA
The Geisinger Academic Health Sciences Libraries are implementing a new vision for providing specialized services to meet the information needs of the Geisinger community. We are currently recruiting informationists to engage with students, faculty, clinicians, and researchers to optimize access to and use of information in their work processes. The informationist team will develop and deliver innovative services, information products, and tools that enable clients to effectively identify and use information in teaching and learning, patient care, and research. Each informationist will focus on a specific client community in the areas of education, clinical practice, or research. The team will also contribute to the libraries’ initiative to implement a robust digital platform for delivering services to clients throughout the Geisinger enterprise. Other responsibilities include working with departments and project groups to meet specific information needs, developing and delivering instruction, participating in the libraries’ research service, and collaborating to develop user-focused collections.
To view complete postings for positions at the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine and the Geisinger Health System, as well as to submit an application, visit https://www.geisinger.org/careers and search for informationist.
ABOUT THE GEISINGER LIBRARIES: Libraries at the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine and the Geisinger Health System recently joined together as part of the larger integration of the two organizations. The Geisinger Academic Health Sciences Libraries provide services and collections to optimize teaching and learning, patient care, and research. As part of Geisinger’s educational mission, the libraries serve faculty, staff, and learners throughout the system. Led by the Associate Dean for Library Services in the School of Medicine, the libraries operate under the office of the Dean of the School of Medicine and Chief Academic Office of Geisinger. Library facilities are located at the Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, PA; Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine, Scranton, PA: Geisinger Community Medical Center, Scranton, PA; and Geisinger Holy Spirit Hospital, Harrisburg, PA.
ABOUT GEISINGER: One of the nation’s most innovative health services organizations, Geisinger serves more than 1.5 million patients in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. The system includes 13 hospital campuses, a nearly 600,000-member health plan, two research centers and the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine. Geisinger is a physician-led organization, with approximately 32,000 employees and more than 1,800 employed physicians. Repeatedly recognized nationally for integration, quality and service, Geisinger has a long-standing commitment to patient care, medical education, research and community service. About 4,000 learners train annually in internships, clerkships, rotations, and residencies throughout the system. Trainees include more than 500 residents and fellows in accredited residency programs and fellowships in Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education-physician programs and other disciplines, such as pharmacy and podiatry.
ABOUT GEISINGER COMMONWEALTH SCHOOL OF MEDICINE: The School offers a community-based model of undergraduate medical education with regional campuses in northeastern Pennsylvania and New Jersey. The School’s innovative Doctor of Medicine degree curriculum, focused on caring for people in the context of their lives and their community, attracts the next generation of physicians and scientists from within its region, as well as from across Pennsylvania and the nation. The School also offers degree programs in biomedical sciences. Students participate in research occurring in the Geisinger system and at partner organizations in northeastern Pennsylvania and Philadelphia.
To view the complete postings for informationist positions with the School of Medicine and with the Geisinger Health System, as well as to submit an application, visit https://www.geisinger.org/careers and search for informationist.
Amy Allison, MLS, MPH, AHIP
Associate Dean for Library Services and Library Director Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine
525 Pine St.
Scranton, PA 18509