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    The position serves as a librarian for the VA New England Health Care System's Library
    Services/Knowledge & Information Service (VISN1). The Librarian is located at the Boston VA HCS campuses and is a member of the Librarians team and works closely with other VISN1 Librarians to collaboratively set polices, survey users, collect and analyze usage data, purchased on VISN1 portals. The Librarian reports to, the VISN1 Library Knowledge Information Service Coordinator, based in Manchester, NH.

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    Major duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:
    Aids patrons - training users to search eRources, access and use clinical apps, locate and access eBooks and eJournals;
    Provides clinical and research reference service to Boston and Visn1 patrons - answering queries as team member of Librarians on Call (E-reference service);
    Maintains personal mastery of all information biomedical technologies and eResources, offsite access apps, databases, etc.;
    Adheres to compliance standards set forth by Copyright legislation;
    Communicates frequently and articulately with customer groups and teams to create and present focused training, engender collaboration, and support information/knowledge projects and needs, eScience Data, and translational medicine;
    Assists, trains and supports the development of effective user aids and training (LibGuides, one on one, small group, webinars, embedded podcasts, screenshots, etc.);
    Develops effective and efficient instructional learning plans and modules for local educational credit;
    Develops effective user aids, training programs, plus employs pro-active local marketing/promotion strategies to highlight wide range of VISN 1 resources;
    Teaches and/or develops information tools, knowledge resources, and/or services that focus on building clinical information literacy, knowledge management, and clinical decision-making skills;
    Assists in the compilation of usage, cost and effectiveness statistics on all e-content and VISN 1 Library Services;
    Works on statistical reports and works to improve quality and/or identify opportunities for redesign; and,
    Performs all other duties as assigned.

    Work Schedule: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:30pm.
    Recruitment & Relocation Incentives: Not authorized
    Financial Disclosure Report: Not Required

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


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This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/526187400. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.