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Senior Health Librairies Consultant - Baptist Health System

Location: USA - FL - Jacksonville

Baptist Health Jacksonville is seeking a Senior Health Libraries Consultant. Founded in 1955, Baptist Health is North Florida’s most comprehensive healthcare system and the area’s only non-profit, mission-driven, locally governed healthcare provider.


  • Oversees the daily operations for library services
  • Performs comprehensive literature searches
  • Develops and maintains Library collections
  • Fills interlibrary loan requests and maintains Docline
  • Establishes the scope and extent of library programs and services to be offered, as well as implementation
  • Develops and maintains knowledge-based systems and services
  • Develops, recommends, and monitors library budget
  • Collaborates to continuously improve delivery of health care information
  • Provides reference services
  • Represents the Health Science Library at committee meetings
  • Responsible for outreach services for an expanded regional health system
  • Manages relationships with vendors
  • Provides technical support services for electronic resources
  • Manages library webpage and/or partners closely with information services to facilitate online library presence
  • Creates and conducts instructional sessions on library services, database search skills, evidence-based practice, etc
  • Develops strategic plans for library services
  • Local travel required


  • Master’s Degree in Library or Information Science from an A.L.A. accredited program
  • Degree Preferred: Doctorate of Arts/Science


  • 3-5 Years Experience working in comprehensive medical library services (this may be adjustable to preferred qualifications, depending)
  • Proven customer service and organizational skills
  • High level of interpersonal and communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively
  • Comprehensive knowledge of library reference sources and strong biomedical database searching skills (MEDLINE/PubMed, CINAHL)
  • Experience designing and teaching library instruction classes

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of evidence-based practice
  • Academy of Health Information Professionals credentials
  • Heath sciences experience or undergraduate degree in life or health sciences
  • Knowledge of DOCLINE and interlibrary loan
  • Experience maintaining and editing library webpages
  • Experience with health sciences collection development
  • Experience designing supportive and self-instruction materials

Application instructions:

For immediate consideration, please email your resume to [email protected] or click the link below to apply:


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