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Clinical Content Medical Librarian Intern, Change Healthcare, Newton, MA

Clinical Content Medical Librarian Internship, Change Healthcare, Newton, MA

 

Description:

Change Healthcare is one of the largest, independent healthcare technology companies in the United States. Our industry-leading criteria, InterQual®, is used by governmental agencies and over 4,600 hospitals and facilities to help ensure clinically appropriate care.

 

Change Healthcare is seeking a library intern for a 6-9 month period, depending on business need, to work within the InterQual® Clinical department. The intern will provide support to all functions of our corporate medical library, including internal knowledge management systems, medical reference services, and evidence-based-medicine (EBM) training. Necessary training and coaching will be provided by the supervising Clinical Content Medical Librarian.

 

Qualifications:

Candidates must be enrolled in an American Library Association accredited master's program in library or library/information studies. Ideal candidates will have experience with PubMed and other medical databases, and be familiar with Boolean operators, MeSH terms or controlled vocabularies, and medical terminology. Excellent analytical, communication, and computer skills are necessary.

 

Preference will be given to students who have already completed their program's required courses in Reference and Cataloging, or equivalents.

 

Hours, scheduling, and hourly rate to be determined upon hiring.

 

Academic credit:

This internship is not being offered as part of any academic program. It is the responsibility of the intern to request academic credit and coordinate credit requirements with their college or university and the company, as necessary.

 

Required education: 

Current enrollment in an American Library Association accredited master's program in library or library/information studies.

 

Please contact:

justin.daras@mckesson.com

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