Medical Librarian (Part Time)

Job Requisition #: JR63608

End Date: 8/22/2022

Location: Newark, Delaware

Position Type: Professional

Shift: Day Shift, No Rotation

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Are you looking for a challenging and exciting Medical Librarian career opportunity?

ChristianaCare is searching for a Part Time Medical Librarian to join the Medical Library team. This is an excellent opportunity for a master's level librarian with 1-2 years of professional experience who is looking to join a company based around excellence and love. This position is designed to assist library customers by providing excellent reference services in support of patient care, hospital services, research and education. Although this position primarily works out of the Junior Board Cancer Resource Library location, there may be travel needs between the other hospital library facilities in the Newark and Wilmington locations.

Schedule: This position is benefit eligible and works 28 hours per week. The need is for this position to work Monday - Friday, hours are flexible and can be discussed during the interview process.

Some responsibilities in this position include:

  • Provides knowledge-based information retrieval and reference services to all internal and external customers of the medical libraries.
  • Serves as a resource for assisting clients in completing their own information retrieval.
  • Provides customized informatics instruction for evidence-based information retrieval as requested.
  • Provides support and literature search services for service line modifications as requested.
  • Provides orientations to library resources, equipment and services as needed.
  • Provides introductory instruction through workshops, course sessions, and online modules on topics such as database searching and citation management.
  • Develops and teaches educational sessions to any staff member needing to learn research skills.

Desired candidates must possess an ALA-accredited Master's degree in library or information science and have a minimum of one year of relevant post-degree work experience. Experience conducting literature searching in health subject areas and demonstrated knowledge of health sciences literature is also required along with evidence of project priority, time management skills and excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

If this position speaks to you, please apply to join our team!

When you become an employee at ChristianaCare, you are joining a robust healthcare organization that was named Forbes 5th Best Health System to Work for in the U.S. for 2021! Guided by excellence and love, our Caregivers enjoy a multitude of employee benefits that include:

  • Work/Life balance and generous paid time off
  • Full Medical, Dental, Vision and other insurance benefits
  • 403 (b) with an employer match
  • Diverse and Inclusive culture
  • Incredible Work/Life benefits including annual membership to, access to backup care services for dependents through Care@Work, retirement planning services, financial coaching, fitness and wellness reimbursement, and extraordinary discounts through several vendors for hotels, rental cars, theme parks, shows, sporting events, movie tickets and much more!

EEO Statement: Christiana Care Health System is an equal opportunity employer, firmly committed to prohibiting discrimination, whose staff is reflective of its community, and considers qualified applicants for open positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.

UPDATE: ChristianaCare is committed to prioritizing the health and safety of our patients and caregivers. As we continue to meet the needs of our caregivers and our community through the COVID-19 pandemic, our commitment to health and safety requires that we take new steps to ensure a safe environment for medical care for our patients and a workplace that avoids preventable harm for our caregivers. For this reason, vaccination for COVID-19 is required for all caregivers at ChristianaCare and is considered a safety standard that is job-related and consistent with business necessity for all caregivers.

Why do WE offer careers full of possibilities?

For the Love of Health.

Inclusion & Diversity

At ChristianaCare, we’re committed to treating everyone with dignity and respect. We believe in a safe, inclusive work environment that fosters collaboration between caregivers from all walks of life. We know that each unique viewpoint is vital in delivering high-quality, safe patient care to everyone who walks through our doors. Our policies, benefits, hiring practices, employee resource groups, and corporate citizenship demonstrate our commitment to inclusion and diversity throughout our system.

Why do we embrace inclusion and diversity? For the Love of Health.

Our Values

We serve together in Love and Excellence. Our unique values, Love and Excellence are bold and powerful, and they are the reason why working for ChristianaCare is special. The behaviors associated with our values guide how caregivers interact with everyone they work with and make for an exceptional work experience. We believe that when you lead with Love, Excellence is inevitable.


ChristianaCare’s comprehensive total rewards package is one of the most competitive in the region. We are proud to offer excellent benefits that reflect the organization’s commitment to being exceptional today and even better tomorrow.

At ChristianaCare, we provide access to high-quality and affordable benefits designed to meet our caregivers where they are. You can tailor your benefits to meet your needs now and adjust them as your priorities change.

Take advantage of ChristianaCare’s wide-ranging benefit offerings from supporting optimal health through medical, prescription, dental and vision coverage to valuable wellness and work/life programs, which include paid parental leave, coverage for infertility and assisted reproductive technologies, an employer-funded short-term disability program, and more.

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