Doctor Evidence (DRE) is a health care technology company that creates custom solutions to help our clients make more informed, evidence-based decisions. We partner with organizations across health care to examine the information behind their burning questions, creating unique data assets configured specifically to their needs, and provide the most comprehensive view of the data underlying their challenges and solutions. Our clients include integrated delivery networks, hospitals, academia, clinical guideline developers, pharmaceutical or biotechnology and device innovators, health insurers, and more. The Doctor Evidence Library team is responsible for quickly locating and screening medical literature in accordance with client needs. The team performs very broad searches for published and gray literature, retrieves full text as needed, and responds to internal requests for literature in a timely manner. Reports to: vice president of research & knowledge management. Status: employee, exempt.
Role Overview: This position will be an addition to our growing library team. This role will work in collaboration with other librarians to meet the literature search needs of our clients. The librarian must be comfortable and adept at constructing complex literature search strategies in multiple databases. In this role, the librarian must be able to juggle several concurrent projects and be smoothly responsive to shifting priorities.
Responsibilities include: With chief medical officer, working with DRE Client Solutions and the client to develop, fine tune, and finalize the search protocol based on the patients, interventions, comparators, outcomes (PICO) methodology. Performing protocol-based literature searches in a variety of biomedical databases and nontraditional resources. Critical screening of search results to identify references that match client needs. Directing and reviewing the work of part-time (per diem), remotely located library staff. Collaborating with other library team members to develop and improve department processes
Preferred Skills and Experience: Master’s degree in library science or closely related field (American Library Association–accredited program preferred). Extensive experience searching biomedical databases such as PubMed, Embase, and Cochrane Library. Willingness to learn and search beyond traditional resources. An in-depth awareness of current and emerging issues associated with evidence-based medicine, search obstacle, and the design of clinical studies. Familiarity with reference management software such as EndNote or QUOSA is a plus. Able to work with minimal supervision, but in a very collaborative environment. Positive, flexible attitude with a collaborative mindset and ability to excel in a multidisciplinary environment. A mature attitude, with initiative and a firm commitment to quality and responsibility. Ability to work with international clients in multiple time zones is a plus. Ability to work with confidence in a fast-paced, ambitious environment.
Salary: $60,000 minimum. Hire Date: Immediate. Telecommute or work in Santa Monica, CA, office. Contact: Mary Carpenter, MLIS, Vice President, Research & Knowledge Management, Doctor Evidence, 301 Arizona Ave, Suite 301, Santa Monica CA 90401; email@example.com. (010)