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Pfannenstiel, Brenda, R
Thu, 18 Mar 2010 16:12:42 -0500
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Please do not reply to this email.  If you are interested in the
following job (as third librarian in a pediatric hospital library)
please apply at


Librarian-Informationist Job Announcement


Children's Mercy Hospitals & Clinics Library Services seek a  Librarian
who will work closely with library clientele to support the clinical,
research, and educational activities of the Professional staff and
faculty (Medical, Nursing, and Allied Health) as well as provide
appropriate information resources and assist in the development of
programs for patient education and consumer health needs.  This
Librarian will provide instruction in the use of knowledge-based
information resources to hospital staff and students, provide timely,
expert literature searches, and develop instructional tools.  This
Librarian will support all the core functions of the Library Services,
including reference, circulation, interlibrary loans, e-resource
management, and knowledge-based resource instruction.  Library Services
are provided through the Health Sciences Library and the Kreamer Family
Resource Center.


Children's Mercy Hospitals & Clinics is a 317-bed, fiscally sound,
non-profit pediatric health care system and teaching hospital that is
nationally recognized for its innovative, child-friendly environment,
excellence in medical education and research programs.  We are
affiliated with the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of
Medicine. Our hospital is a designated a Magnet Hospital for nursing


MLA-accredited master's degree in Library & Information Science
required; experience in medical libraries, expert bibliographic
literature searching skills, knowledge and experience with
evidence-based health care teams and Web 2.0 library applications are
preferred.  Candidates should be able to teach and work effectively with
interdisciplinary teams in both the clinical and virtual settings, and
to interact effectively with a diverse population of children and



Brenda Pfannenstiel, MALS, MA, AHIP

Manager of Library Services

Children's Mercy Hospitals & Clinics

2401 Gillham Road

Kansas City MO 64108