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Reference Number 12148
Position Title Librarian Grade 1
Employment Type Part Time
Department/Unit Library
Location Latrobe Regional Hospital, Traralgon West
Enterprise Agreement Classification 1 - Allied Health Professionals (Victorian Public Health Sector) Single Interest Enterprise Agreement 2016-2020 - Med Librarian Grade 1 Year 1
Salary $27.12 to $29.40
Hours 72
Position Summary

Latrobe Regional Hospital (LRH) is the major provider of specialist health services in the Gippsland region, east of Melbourne.  Our comprehensive range of services extends to emergency and intensive care, elective surgery, allied health, obstetrics, medical and radiation oncology at the Gippsland Cancer Care Centre, dialysis and aged care.

LRH has a number of outstanding facilities following a recent expansion. These include a cardiac catheterisation laboratory, large Emergency Department, endoscopy suites and modern and contemporary inpatient units. These complement extensive Allied Health amenities including a gym and pool.

LRH is the regional provider of mental health services in Gippsland. LRH Mental Health Service operates an integrated specialist mental health program across the region and provides inpatient and community mental health care for adults, children and young people and older persons.

Gippsland provides a fantastic regional lifestyle with easy access to Melbourne.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced and suitably qualified Librarian to join the Library team at Latrobe Regional Hospital on a part time ongoing basis.

Reporting to the Library Manager the successful applicant will play an important role in the hospital library.

The successful applicant will be required to:

  • Be responsible for managing library operation in daily basis;
  • Provide person-centred information services to clients at any reference points;
  • Support the Hospital's research endeavours through the provision of high quality information services and searching consultations;
  • Provide Interlibrary loans and document delivery;
  • Provide Information and digital Literacy training;
  • Support library technical service, collection development and maintenance; and
  • Be responsible for library projects and clerical duties.

To be successful in this position you will need to have:

  • Relevant tertiary qualification accredited for eligibility for professional membership of ALIA;
  • Demonstrated the ability to deliver the person-centred information services and support the education, training and research;
  • Demonstrated high level of initiative, excellent interpersonal and communication skills and interact effectively with culturally diverse clientele and in a team environment ;
  • Commitment of participating in Staff Training and Professional Development; and
  • Current Driver's Licence.

For further information about this position please contact Josella Chan, Library Manager on telephone (03) 5173 8505.

Applicants will be required to apply for and satisfactorily obtain a National Police Check and Working with Children Check. 

Latrobe Regional Hospital supports Equal Employment Opportunity by recognising and valuing inclusion and diversity. The hospital encourages all people from different cultures and backgrounds to apply for our advertised positions.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent applicants are encouraged to apply. LRH’s Koori Health Liaison Officer is available

Selection Criteria Essential: Relevant tertiary qualification accredited for eligibility for professional membership of Australian Library and Information Association
Essential: Experience in searching online bibliographic databases and grey literature, such as MedLine, PubMed, CINAHL, PsycInfo, Embase and Cochrane Library.
Essential: Experience in using Library management system, assisting acquisition and cataloguing, and collection development
Essential: Demonstrated the ability of provide document delivery and interlibrary services and assist clients to access appropriate resources
Essential: Experience in providing information education and research skills training to the library users and researchers
Essential: Demonstrated the ability to deliver the person-centred information service at different reference points, support users in using the library facilities in a timely manner and promote the positive image of the organisation and library service.
Essential: Demonstrate high level of initiative, excellent interpersonal skills, good written and verbal communication skills and interact effectively with culturally diverse clientele in a team environment.
Essential: Demonstrated the ability of prioritising, analysing, problem solving, and excellent organisational skills to manage multiple tasks and projects with competing deadlines.
Desirable: Experience of working in a medical or special library
Desirable: Knowledge of medical terminology and Australian Healthcare System
Desirable: Experience with library management systems
Desirable: Ability to perform original and copy cataloguing
Contact Person JOSELLA CHAN
Contact Number (03) 5173 8505
Contact Email
Closing Date 22/05/2019
Position Description
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Please note that this position will close at 11:59pm (AESDT) on the closing date.
Please ensure your application is submitted before this time as we do not accept late applications.