Job Posting: Librarian, St. Joseph’s Hospital Health Center, Syracuse, NY

Department: College of Nursing
Schedule: Full Time
Shift: day
Hours: negotiable
Req Number: 8527
Job Details: POSITION TITLE: Librarian                CLASSIFICATION:


Responsible for all library operations and equipment and assists in the facilitation of quality patient care. Additional duties include: budgeting and evaluations.

MISSION STATEMENT:We are passionate healers dedicated to honoring the Sacred in our sisters and brothers.

VISION:To be world-renowned for passionate patient care and outstanding clinical outcomes.

CORE VALUES:In the spirit of good Stewardship, we heal by practicing:Compassion through our kindness, concern and genuine caring, Reverence in honoring the dignity of the human spirit,Excellence in expecting the best of ourselves and others;Integrity in being and speaking the truth.

RELATIONSHIP-BASED CAREGUIDING PRINCIPLES:Caring and healing practices are found in relationships, communication and the hospital setting. Patients are actively involved in their care and experience a therapeutic relationship with the caregiver.Patient care is designed to meet patient and family needs while taking into account the unique needs of each patient. These values are consistent in practice and include patient advocacy, safety and education.Teamwork promotes clinical excellence and is rooted in effective communication, accountability and continuity of care and respect for co-workers.Caring leaders create an environment in which caring relationships happen. These leaders emerge from all levels of the network helping to create a shared vision reflecting the mission, vision, and values of St. Joseph’s.

EDUCATION, TRAINING, EXPERIENCE, CERTIFICATION AND LICENSURE:Masters in Library Science, maintains knowledge and skills related to medical information management.Participates in orientation and continuing education and updates and maintains knowledge and skills related to specific areas of expertise. Completes population specific competency annually on populations served as identified in scope of care and service.

SPECIAL EQUIPMENT, SKILLS OR OTHER REQUIREMENTS:PC and appropriate software and Internet knowledge, knowledge of library equipment and supplies. A solid understanding of departmental related terminology. Good communication skills, both oral and written as well as good interpersonal skills. Customer service oriented. Service specific skills.

WORK ENVIRONMENT AND HAZARDS:Library, rarely clinical setting. Exposure class II – no exposure to blood, body fluids, excretions or secretions.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:Medium work: lifting, bending, stooping, pushing and pulling.

WORK CONTACT GROUP:All services, employees, medical staff, patients, visitors, vendors, various regulatory and professional agencies.

SUPERVISED BY: Coordinator


CAREER PATH: Coordinator

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