Job Posting: Librarian (Medical Sciences), Dept. of Veterans Affairs, San Juan, PR
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Job Title: LIBRARIAN (MEDICAL SCIENCES)
Department: Department Of Veterans Affairs
Agency: Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration
Job Announcement Number: ANT-16-DLe-1572272-BU
$58,562.00 to $76,131.00 / Per Year
Thursday, December 10, 2015 to Wednesday, December 16, 2015
SERIES & GRADE:
Full Time – Permanent
1 vacancy in the following location:
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WHO MAY APPLY:
United States Citizens
Public Trust – Background Investigation
Vacancy ID: 1572272
OUR MISSION: To fulfill President Lincoln’s promise – “To care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan” – by serving and honoring the men and women who are America’s Veterans. How would you like to become a part of a team providing compassionate care to Veterans?
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) needs employees who possess the energy, compassion, and commitment to serve those who served our Country. Whatever the job title, every position in VA will give you a chance to make a meaningful and personal contribution to the lives of truly special and deserving people – our Veterans. VA professionals feel good about their careers and their ability to balance work and home life. VA offers generous paid time off and a variety of predictable and flexible scheduling opportunities. Working for VA is one of the most emotionally satisfying and professionally rewarding ways to dedicate the best within you to your Country’s service. If you are transitioning from the military or a Veteran already, we invite you to explore the benefits of continuing your career at the VA. The VA is committed to hiring Veterans.
The VA is much more than just another employer. It is an honorable, open and welcoming community of those who care. Gratitude is our motivation and service is our mission.
The VA has adopted Core Values and Characteristics that apply universally across the Department. The five Core Values define “who we are,” our culture, and how we care for Veterans, their families and other beneficiaries. The Values are Integrity, Commitment, Advocacy, Respect and Excellence (“I CARE”).
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* You must be a U.S. citizen to apply for this job
* You may be required to serve a probationary period
* Background investigation may be required
* Selective Service Registration is required for males born after 12/31/1959
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Duty Location: VA Caribbean Healthcare System, PR.
As a Librarian (Medical Science), the employee works primarily with the clinical staff and provides assistance to the Medical Center staff and trainees. Librarian is responsible for the accuracy and effectiveness of services provided by the Library Technicians providing answers to advisory queries. Reference activities consist of answering a variety of questions utilizing reference tools in print and non-print reference sources for information search in authoritative time and manner; evaluating references for authoritativeness, timeliness, and pertinence to problem request utilizing sources available; and providing electronic health information to patients using different formats as the electronic and print resources. You will perform other related duties as assigned.
Work Schedule: Monday – Friday 8:00am – 4:30pm