Medical Librarians

Job Description

Medical librarians are information specialists who provide assistance in finding medical documents. Clinical trials, medical treatments or procedures, as well as other pertinent information that applies to the medical industry are common documents sought after by these librarians. Medical librarians are specialized in using databases and reference materials to conduct research for medical information. They can work in medical school libraries, corporations, non-profit organizations or government agencies. Medical librarians commonly have training in the sciences, health or medicine.

Academic Requirements

Typically, medical librarians hold a graduate level degree in library science with a concentration in the health sciences, medical library or a similar discipline.

Medical Librarians
$40-60
Thousand
Average
Salary
Low
Patient
Interaction
2%
Job
Growth
 
None
Blood
Interaction
Master's Degree
Education
Required

Schools

Northwest Missouri State University

800 University Drive
Maryville, 64468-6001

Mineral Area College

5270 Flat River Road
Park Hills, 63601
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