Medical Librarian / Information Specialist I

ECRI Institute - Plymouth Meeting, PA (30+ days ago)3.3


Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Intensive biomedical database and Web searching (PubMed, EMBASE, OVID, CINAHL, The Cochrane Library, The National Guideline Clearinghouse, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, U.S. Food and Drug Administration, etc.)
  • Search strategy construction, assessment, refinement, and maintenance
  • Communicating with Member Services staff to define topics and the scope of searches
  • Managing projects through research, writing, and editing phases to ensure timely delivery of client reports
  • Documenting search strategies and results according to ECRI Institute guidelines
Qualifications

Requirements:
  • An MLS/MLIS degree from an American Library Association-accredited master's program in Library and Information Studies
  • Previous experience working in a medical library or corporate information center setting with a biomedical focus.
  • Demonstrated searching experience in major biomedical databases (PubMed, EMBASE, OVID, CINAHL, The Cochrane Library, The National Guideline Clearinghouse, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, U.S. Food and Drug Administration, etc.)
Search strategy construction, assessment, refinement, and maintenance
  • The ability to multitask in a deadline-driven environment
  • Excellent written, oral communication and problem solving skills
  • The ability to work collaboratively with multidisciplinary staff
The ideal candidate will be familiar with principles of evidence-based medicine, MeSH, and have previous experience with citation management systems (EndNote, Reference Manager). Prior experience in a clinical environment and experience writing, editing, and formatting documentation for publication is also desired.