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From: Due, Molly (Concord)
Sent: Monday, March 28, 2016 2:14 PM
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Subject: Job Posting: Librarian (Medical Sciences), Dept. of Veterans Affairs, Orlando, FL



https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/433772400



I'm only the messenger, please direct any questions to: VHA Nationwide DEU Phone: (844)456-5208 Email: [log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]>





LIBRARIAN (MEDICAL SCIENCES)

Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration



1 vacancy in the following location:

*       Orlando, FL

Work Schedule is Full Time - Permanent

Opened Monday 3/28/2016 (0 day(s) ago)

Closes Monday 4/11/2016 (14 day(s) away)

*       Salary Range

$59,246 to $77,019 / Per Year

*       Series & Grade

GS-1410-11/11

*       Promotion Potential

11

*       Supervisory Status

No

*       Who May Apply

United States Citizens

*       Control Number

433772400

*       Job Announcement Number

ANT-16-PRH-1659509





Summary

Vacancy ID: 1659509

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").

America's Veterans need you! To find out more, go to http://www.va.gov/jobs/.





Duties

The Medical Library at the Orlando VA Medical Center (OVAMC) provides services to over 3700 employees, numerous students in clinical internships, residency programs and fellowships, and Veterans and their family members.  Medical Librarians work with a variety of electronic and written information and documents, crossing boundaries of disciplines and services.  They develop authoritative collections, electronic and traditional, specifically targeted to the information requirements of OVAMC staff, so that information needs can be met clinically and cost-effectively.



He/She executes complex searches providing accurate and reliable information that affect clinical and management decisions; provides context for research efforts and encourages the self-directed learning of OVAMC staff.  Works with professional staff (medical, surgical, medicine & rehabilitation, polytrauma, nursing, pharmacy, social work, allied health) to ascertain the ongoing areas of clinical activity and education occurring throughout the hospital to ensure effective dissemination of knowledge-based information.  This requires a working knowledge of evidence-based medicine as well as familiarity with relevant issues in health-related fields.  Provides guidance and access to information resources both inside the library and beyond the library through databases, telecommunications,  networks and cooperative arrangements.  Answers a wide range of complex and comprehensive medical and health reference questions for clinical and allied health staff, researchers, administrative personnel, leadership and health professionals in the community utilizing a variety of reference sources and tools.  This includes responding to difficult inquiries requiring new or highly specialized fields of knowledge, historical materials that are difficult to identify or locate, and information that involves rapidly evolving medical terminology.



Work Schedule: Monday - Friday 8:00 4:30pm