Manager - Library Services
March 22, 2002
Helping people in Nova Scotia and Atlantic Canada live healthier
lives, and contributing to a healthier world.
Capital Health District is the largest, integrated academic health
district in Atlantic Canada serving 395,000 residents and providing
adult tertiary care for the rest of Nova Scotia and neighboring
provinces. Over 8,600 health care employees and 760 medical staff
in seven hospitals, one multi-service centre and several district-wide
health programs deliver a wide variety of services including ambulatory
care, tertiary care and community-based programs such as mental
health and home care. A key partner is the Dalhousie Medical School
at Dalhousie University. There are three major employers operating
under the banner of the Capital District Health Authority: the Queen
Elizabeth II Health Sciences Centre, Halifax NS, The Nova Scotia
Hospital, Dartmouth NS and the hospitals and services of the former
Central Regional Health Board.
Manager of Library Services provides a leadership role in facilitating
access to integrated knowledge and information resources in support
of patient care management, research and education. The incumbent
is responsible for the effective management of staff and resources
of all sites in Capital Health for Health Science Library and Information
Services. Reporting to the Director, Medical Education Services,
the Manager of Library Services is responsible for liason with key
stakeholders/clients within the District to develop a comprehensive
library service that is integrated with the needs of evidence-based
medicine, education and research.
Degree in Library and Information science with a course in Health
Sciences Librarianship from an accredited university is required
education or training is an asset
of five years progressively responsible experience in a medical
or Health Sciences Library with supervisory and management responsibilities
working knowledge of health science literature and databases,
research methodologies, Copyright Law, and information needs of
regional hospitals and academic health centers
research, teaching, interpersonal, problem-solving and project
management skills are essential
strong managerial and organizational skills with emphasis on leadership
and decision-making skills
- Must be
familiar with budget administration and health planning.
more information about the Capital District Health Authority and
our programs, please visit our website at www.cdha.nshealth.ca.
applicants are invited to submit their resume and three letters
of reference by March 22, 2002 to Human Resources, 1278 Tower Road,
Halifax, Nova Scotia, B3H 2Y9. Applications are encouraged by e-mail
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or by fax to (902) 473-8499.