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    This might of interest Best wishes Syed Adnan Adil Knowledge, Research and Library Services Manager National Health Services London   Librarian - Patient
    Message 1 of 2 , Sep 5 3:10 AM
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      This might of interest

      Best wishes

      Syed Adnan Adil
      Knowledge, Research and Library Services Manager
      National Health Services
      London


       
      Librarian - Patient Education
      Department: Library Services
      Location: Doha
      Contract Type: Full Time
      Closing Date: 30-Sep-2013

      COMPANY BACKGROUND::
      Located in Doha, the capital of Qatar, Sidra Medical and Research Center is a state-of-the-art facility that will focus primarily on women’s and children’s healthcare. While providing world-class healthcare services, the center will also be an environment of learning for medical students and residents, encompassing cooperative national and international research. It is set to transform the healthcare landscape in Qatar, the Gulf Region and internationally.
      The world-class caliber of Sidra is reflected in the center’s innovative design and in its use of the most modern and state-of-the-art technologies.
      JOB SUMMARY:
      The Librarian (Patient Education) provides direct information support for patients, family members and clinical educators; attending rounds, training patients in effective searching and evaluation of credible health information sources, performing mediated searches, keeping clinical educator teams up to date with current awareness of evidence-based patient education materials and evaluating new resources for addition to the Patient Resource Center (PRC) collection and website. The Librarian (Patient Education) ensures that quality library services are provided in an efficient, safe and culturally competent manner, consistent with the unit's standards.
      ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/RESPONSIBILITIES::
      • Develops and finalizes area specific patient education information services to ensure patient resource center service activation.
      • Assists in developing and implementing policies and procedures in assigned library service area(s) to outline how the patient education librarian will interact operationally with Sidra multidisciplinary clinical teams (e.g. attending rounds to provide info to patients)
      • Proactively provides information services related to patient education, in addition to providing information to support continuing education for Sidra clinical educators and customized provision of patient education information to specific groups or individuals.
      • Validates and updates patient resource center collection lists for relevant specialty clinical areas and consumer health topics.
      • Develops content and author library components of curriculum for both the corporate and clinical orientation programs and collaborates on the development of assessment tools.
      • Selects library resources appropriate for the support of the organization’s vision, mission and guiding principles.
      • Provides orientation to all clinical education staff during on-boarding on the effective use of patient resource center resources.
      • Accountable for the efficiency and quality of patient education information services provided and for professional practice in accordance with Sidra policies and procedures
      • Reports unit activities, progress and potential problems to the Director – Library Services.
      EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE::
      ESSENTIAL:
      • Master’s degree in library and/or information studies from an American Library Association accredited institution or equivalent.
      • 5 years of professional library experience, including at least 2 years within a medical/life sciences library.
      • Demonstrated familiarity (knowledge and skills) with current technology related to information services.
      • Experience in organizing data and generating thorough, accurate and timely reports.
      • Effective planning and organizing with the ability to exercise discretion, attention to detail and follow-through.
      • Expert searching skills; experience searching MEDLINEplus, WebMD or equivalent and consumer health resources.
      • Demonstrated creativity and innovation in teaching, and the integration of technology into teaching and providing library services.
      • Demonstrated ability in developing and delivering library instruction; strong group presentation skills.
      • Ability to work effectively with all levels of library users – patients and their family members, clinical educators, students (from affiliated institutions), administrators and staff.
      • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills; fluency in written and spoken English.
      • Demonstrates fiscal responsibility in the use of all resources.
      • Seeks opportunities to enable lifelong learning, through participating in educational activities appropriate to the area of specialization; maintaining required level of competence and professional portfolio.
      • Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite.
      PREFERRED:
      • International experience.
      • Experience meeting the information needs of patients and clinical educators.
      • Experience with mobile applications relevant to consumer health information services.
      • Understanding of and enthusiasm for evidence-based practice.
      • Interest in contributing to the profession via research, publication, presentation and service (within associations).
      • Initiative and flexibility to adapt and work in a rapidly changing environment.
      • Arabic language skills
      Applications from Qatari Nationals who don't meet the requirements but have potential for training and further development will be invited for interviews.

      To apply, please go to Sidra careers site - http://careers.sidra.org/sidra/home.aspx & follow the instructions to create a profile & submit your CV.
       
       

      Disclaimer: This email and its attachments may be confidential and are intended solely for the use of the individual to whom it is addressed. If you are not the intended recipient, any reading, printing, storage, disclosure, copying or any other action taken in respect of this e-mail is prohibited and may be unlawful. If you are not the intended recipient, please notify the sender immediately by using the reply function and then permanently delete what you have received. Any views or opinions expressed are solely those of the author and do not necessarily represent those of Sidra Medical and Research Center.


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      Message 2 of 2 , Sep 8 12:47 PM
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        --- In plagpk@yahoogroups.com, adnan adil <syedadnanadil05@...> wrote:
        >
        > This might of interest
        >
        > Best wishes
        >
        > Syed Adnan
        > Adil
        > Knowledge, Research and Library Services Manager
        > National Health Services
        > London
        >
        >
        >
        >  
        > Librarian - Patient Education
        > Department: Library Services
        > Location: Doha
        > Contract Type: Full Time
        > Closing Date: 30-Sep-2013
        >
        >
        > COMPANY BACKGROUND::
        > Located in Doha, the capital of Qatar, Sidra Medical and Research Center is a state-of-the-art facility that will focus primarily on women’s and children’s healthcare. While providing world-class healthcare services, the center will also be an environment of learning for medical students and residents, encompassing cooperative national and international research. It is set to transform the healthcare landscape in Qatar, the Gulf Region and internationally.
        > The world-class caliber of Sidra is reflected in the center’s innovative design and in its use of the most modern and state-of-the-art technologies.
        > JOB SUMMARY:
        > The Librarian (Patient Education) provides direct information support for patients, family members and clinical educators; attending rounds, training patients in effective searching and evaluation of credible health information sources, performing mediated searches, keeping clinical educator teams up to date with current awareness of evidence-based patient education materials and evaluating new resources for addition to the Patient Resource Center (PRC) collection and website. The Librarian (Patient Education) ensures that quality library services are provided in an efficient, safe and culturally competent manner, consistent with the unit's standards.
        > ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/RESPONSIBILITIES::
        > * Develops and finalizes area specific patient education information services to ensure patient resource center service activation.
        > * Assists in developing and implementing policies and procedures in assigned library service area(s) to outline how the patient education librarian will interact operationally with Sidra multidisciplinary clinical teams (e.g. attending rounds to provide info to patients)
        > * Proactively provides information services related to patient education, in addition to providing information to support continuing education for Sidra clinical educators and customized provision of patient education information to specific groups or individuals.
        > * Validates and updates patient resource center collection lists for relevant specialty clinical areas and consumer health topics.
        > * Develops content and author library components of curriculum for both the corporate and clinical orientation programs and collaborates on the development of assessment tools.
        > * Selects library resources appropriate for the support of the organization’s vision, mission and guiding principles.
        > * Provides orientation to all clinical education staff during on-boarding on the effective use of patient resource center resources.
        > * Accountable for the efficiency and quality of patient education information services provided and for professional practice in accordance with Sidra policies and procedures
        > * Reports unit activities, progress and potential problems to the Director â€" Library Services.
        > EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE::
        > ESSENTIAL:
        > * Master’s degree in library and/or information studies from an American Library Association accredited institution or equivalent.
        > * 5 years of professional library experience, including at least 2 years within a medical/life sciences library.
        > * Demonstrated familiarity (knowledge and skills) with current technology related to information services.
        > * Experience in organizing data and generating thorough, accurate and timely reports.
        > * Effective planning and organizing with the ability to exercise discretion, attention to detail and follow-through.
        > * Expert searching skills; experience searching MEDLINEplus, WebMD or equivalent and consumer health resources.
        > * Demonstrated creativity and innovation in teaching, and the integration of technology into teaching and providing library services.
        > * Demonstrated ability in developing and delivering library instruction; strong group presentation skills.
        > * Ability to work effectively with all levels of library users â€" patients and their family members, clinical educators, students (from affiliated institutions), administrators and staff.
        > * Excellent communication and interpersonal skills; fluency in written and spoken English.
        > * Demonstrates fiscal responsibility in the use of all resources.
        > * Seeks opportunities to enable lifelong learning, through participating in educational activities appropriate to the area of specialization; maintaining required level of competence and professional portfolio.
        > * Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite.
        > PREFERRED:
        > * International experience.
        > * Experience meeting the information needs of patients and clinical educators.
        > * Experience with mobile applications relevant to consumer health information services.
        > * Understanding of and enthusiasm for evidence-based practice.
        > * Interest in contributing to the profession via research, publication, presentation and service (within associations).
        > * Initiative and flexibility to adapt and work in a rapidly changing environment.
        > * Arabic language skills
        > Applications from Qatari Nationals who don't meet the requirements but have potential for training and further development will be invited for interviews.
        >
        > To apply, please go to Sidra careers site - http://careers.sidra.org/sidra/home.aspx & follow the instructions to create a profile & submit your CV.
        >  
        >  
        > ________________________________
        > Disclaimer: This email and its attachments may be confidential and are intended solely for the use of the individual to whom it is addressed. If you are not the intended recipient, any reading, printing, storage, disclosure, copying or any other action taken in respect of this e-mail is prohibited and may be unlawful. If you are not the intended recipient, please notify the sender immediately by using the reply function and then permanently delete what you have received. Any views or opinions expressed are solely those of the author and do not necessarily represent those of Sidra Medical and Research Center.
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