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Information Specialist II

Closes on Wednesday, May 31, 2023
Sinai Health
Toronto, Ontario
Full Time (Permanent)
Organization Name
  Sinai Health
Job Title
  Information Specialist II
Job Type
  Full Time (Permanent)
  Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Posting Date
Application Deadline
  TBA, Non-Union
Target Audience
  • 0–5 Years of Experience
  • 5–10 Years of Experience
Job Category
  • Library – Academic
  • Library – Special
Job Description
  Sinai Health is a leading academic health science centre with a provincial, national and international reputation for discovering and delivering life-changing care. We provide excellent and compassionate care in hospital, community and home. Comprised of Mount Sinai Hospital, Hennick Bridgepoint Hospital, the Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute and our system partner Circle of Care, we translate scientific breakthroughs, push boundaries for health solutions, and educates future clinical and scientific leaders.

Sinai Health is fully committed to a culture of belonging and an inclusive environment that attracts and retains a diverse workforce, at all levels of the organization that reflects the communities we serve. We welcome applications from racialized persons, women, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, 2SLGBTQ+ persons, and those from diverse backgrounds and experiences. If you require accommodation (including, but not limited to, an accessible interview site, alternate format documents, ASL Interpreter, or Assistive Technology) during the recruitment and selection process, please let us know through the Accommodation Phone Line at 416-586-4800, ext. 7050, or email

To support us on our journey, Sinai Health is looking for an Information Specialist II to support our Medical Library

Under the supervision of the Operations Supervisor, the Information Specialist II is responsible for contributing to the provision of research services and information support to Sinai Health staff, students, clinicians, patients and care providers.

Duties and Responsibilities

• Provide timely and in-depth information research and reference services at the point of need including medical literature searching, answering clinical queries, and supporting publications and systematic reviews.
• Maintain library e-resources, intranet and internet sites: monitors, edits and updates records, controls access, manages technical troubleshooting.
• Provide individual and group training on information literacy, medical database searching, point-of-care tools and citation management.
• Provide timely document delivery and interlibrary loan services.
• Assists in the recruitment, training, and scheduling of Patient Education Pavilion volunteers in coordination with Volunteer Services.
• Shared responsibility in the maintenance of online and print consumer health resources for the Patient Education Pavilion.
• Participate in outreach and promotion of library services
• Assist in the operations of the Patient and Family Library at Hennick Bridgepoint Hospital on an as-needed basis
• Monitor main library inbox by assessing and responding to queries.
• Assist in the administration of timekeeping: builds and maintains schedules and timesheets, monitors sick and vacation days, submits timesheets to payroll per pay period.
• Represent the library on the Health Sciences Information Consortium, Resource Sharing Subcommittee.
• Recruit and train library practicum students.
• Commitment to continuous learning, professional development and maintenance of strong technical skills.
• Participate and consult on Sinai Health committees.
• Carry out other duties as assigned by the Operations Supervisor.

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