Job Number
Banner Health (Corporate)
Banner Health (Corporate) - Medical Library-Corp
Position Type
FT: Full-Time
Street Address
1441 North 12th Street
City & State
Posting Category
Education / Training


Banner Health is looking for a full-time Librarian to join Banner's Library Services in Phoenix, AZ. Banner's library provides services to Banner Corporate, Banner Medical Group and other system-wide Banner Health Care facilities including clinics, surgery centers, and urgent care centers. The department provides evidence-based literature searching, article delivery services, training and database searching instruction, poster printing services, and AV services. The successful Librarian candidate will have a Master's in Library Science or related degree. Candidates interested in this Librarian position should apply. Should you have any questions, please contact Debbie Hoekstra at or call 970-810-6347.


About Banner Health Corporate
Within Banner Health Corporate, you will have the opportunity to apply your unique experience and expertise in support of a nationally-recognized healthcare leader. We offer stimulating and rewarding careers in a wide array of disciplines. Whether your background is in Human Resources, Finance, Information Technology, Legal, Managed Care Programs or Public Relations, you'll find many options for contributing to our award-winning patient care.



About Banner Health
Banner Health is one of the largest, nonprofit health care systems in the country and the leading nonprofit provider of hospital services in all the communities we serve. Throughout our network of hospitals, primary care health centers, research centers, labs, physician practices and more, our skilled and compassionate professionals use the latest technology to make health care easier, so life can be better. The many locations, career opportunities, and benefits offered at Banner Health help to make the Banner Journey unique and fulfilling for every employee.


Job Summary

This position manages or oversees the daily operations of medical libraries and provides current and professional medical library services to meet the informational, educational, and research-related needs of physicians, staff, patients and families.


Essential Functions

  • Manages, researches, and evaluates library collections through needs assessment of knowledge-based information within the facility, usage studies, and the selection and acquisition of print and non-print resources. Develops, evaluates and maintains programs, products and services to meet those needs. Classifies and catalogs materials to ensure rapid and convenient access to clinicians and the patient community.


  • Provides formal and informal instruction on the use of online resources available on the internet, applicable online databases and electronic resources to support the effective use of resources in providing patient care. Develops curricula and materials for training, evaluates its effectiveness and modifies as needed.


  • Provides information using a wide range of print and electronic resources, bibliographic databases, websites, networks, and libraries to meet immediate and long-term information needs. Manages and maintains the electronic system, including licensing, policies and procedures, and web based applications.


  • Promotes the use of library and its resources while establishing and maintaining clinical and community partnerships.


  • Develops knowledge of facilitys education services, programs and resources for effective coordination and use of those resources to assist in patient education.


  • Provides interlibrary lending and borrowing and document delivery services in response to identified needs of individual and groups of health professionals. Identifies cost-effective sources, obtains materials, and evaluates overall service to continually improve the services.


  • Manages and monitors the library budget.



Minimum Qualifications

Must possess a Masters degree in library science from a school accredited by the American Library Association or a degree in Library Science or related field with advanced training and knowledge in bibliographic information systems and resources as normally demonstrated through 2-3 years of experience in using medical library information systems in a healthcare setting.

Requires excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills. Requires proficiency in database and internet searching and experience with automated library systems. Must have experience in applying adult learning principles. Must have the ability to use common office software.

Preferred Qualifications

Membership in the Academy of Health Information Professionals is preferred.

Additional related education and/or experience preferred.