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Librarian (Medical Sciences)
Department of Veterans Affairs
Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration <>

  *   Open & closing dates
09/02/2020 to 09/09/2020

  *   Service

  *   Pay scale & grade
GS 11

  *   Salary
$78,081 to $101,503 per year

  *   Appointment type

  *   Work schedule

1 vacancy in the following location:

San Francisco, CA 1 vacancy <>

Relocation expenses reimbursed
Telework eligible
This job is open to

The public <>
U.S. citizens, nationals or those who owe allegiance to the U.S. <>

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The Librarian Medical Sciences will be assigned to the Library Service, Department of Education, at the Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, San Francisco VA Health Care System, San Francisco, CA. The Librarian Medical Sciences position provides library services throughout the San Francisco VA Health Care System (SFVAHCS) which includes SFVAMC and six remote outpatient clinics (CBOCs).
Learn more about this agency <>
Duties include but may not be limited to the following:

Medical Library Administration and Management:

     *   Develops, manages and administers a comprehensive library program.
     *   Manages patient education library program.
     *   Leadership-is visible and accessible to diverse clientele both at the medical center and at the community clinics.
     *   Finance-prepares the annual budget request, categorizes and documents expenditures, justifies any requested increases.

Medical Library Information Services:

     *   Informs staff of available resources and services- provides reference services for staff.
     *   Reference services must be authoritative, timely, relevant, and appropriate to the requester's specific question, level of knowledge, learning style, and health literacy level.
     *   Assists library customers in the most efficient use of library resources and services.
     *   Research- evaluates resources and references, both primary and secondary, for authoritativeness, timeliness, accuracy and relevance to specific information requests.
     *   Database Searching- the incumbent executes complex searches providing accurate and reliable information that informs clinical and management decisions, and supports research efforts in the rapidly changing environment of biomedical knowledge-based information.
Medical Library Technical Services:

     *   Collection Management-develops authoritative collections, electronic and traditional, specifically targeted to the information needs of San Francisco VA Health Care System (SFVAHCS) staff so that information needs can be met quickly and cost effectively.
     *   The incumbent coordinates local resources with online resources provided through the regional level and from the VHA National Desktop Library.
     *   Circulation-applies knowledge and expertise in library and information sciences, particularly medical libraries and specifically hospital libraries in order to direct the daily operation of the library.
     *   Social Media-utilizes social media communication tools.
     *   Technology Related-participates in the evaluation of new technologies, and resources with other VA librarians and clinicians.
Human Resource Development:

     *   Manages the recruitment, orientation and retention of library support staff for the Library.
     *   Develops clear performance standards for staff.
     *   Monitors productivity, makes recommendations for development, and monitors implementation and performance.
Customer Service, Communication, and Interpersonal Effectiveness:

     *   Identifies the customer's needs in person or remotely and performs the tasks required to provide the required service efficiently and in in a timely manner.
     *   Listens to all customer feedback, positive or negative, and acts to resolve complaints within his/her control.

Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 4:30 pm.
Recruitment & Relocation Incentives: Not authorized
Financial Disclosure Report: Not Required
Travel Required
Not required
Supervisory status
Promotion Potential