Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center



A teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center is renowned for excellence in patient care, biomedical research, teaching and community service. Located in the heart of Boston, Massachusetts’s Longwood Medical & Academic Area, it hosts nearly three quarters of a million patient visits annually in and around Boston.

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center has been recognized as one of the nation's top hospitals in the U.S. News & World Report “Best Hospitals” edition, placing among the leaders in 10 clinical specialty categories.

According to the magazine, BIDMC is among an elite group of 170 hospitals nationally – only 3 percent of the nation's 5,453 hospitals – to rank in at least one of 16 specialties.

BIDMC ranked in the Top 50 among the nation's hospitals in the care and treatment cancer; ear, nose and throat; endocrinology; gastrointestinal disorders; geriatric care; gynecology; heart and heart surgery; kidney disease; respiratory disorders; and urology. Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center has been recognized as one of the nation's top hospitals in the US News & World Report “Best Hospitals” edition, placing among the leaders in 10 clinical specialty categories.

 

Mission Statement

Our mission is to provide extraordinary care, where the patient comes first, supported by world-class education and research. Our mission is supported by a workforce committed to individual accountability, mutual respect and collaboration.

We recognize that the diversity, talent, innovation, and commitment of all of our employees contribute to our strength and are a major component of our success. We greatly value the leadership and participation of our trustees, overseers and donors who make an invaluable contribution to our ability to carry out our mission to serve patients, students, science and our community.

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center values and welcomes every member of our diverse community. We believe that everyone has the right to receive the medical and behavioral health care they need. We welcome all patients regardless of race, religion, country of origin, immigration status, disability or handicap, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, military services or source of payment.

Patient Care

BIDMC believes patients should receive the right care, at the right time, in the right place. We have a growing presence in Eastern Massachusetts with many hospitals and clinical affiliations. Our world-renowned experts provide care wherever our patients call home - from Newburyport to Plymouth, from Lexington to Quincy.

  • 621 licensed beds, including 419 medical/surgical beds, 77 critical care beds and 60 OB/GYN beds
  • Approximately 5,000 births a year
  • A full range of emergency services, including a Level 1 Trauma Center and roof-top heliport; and
  • The Beth Israel Deaconess Learning Center, offering patients and families up-to-date health information and access to current research on a wide range of medical conditions.
  • Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center is the Official Hospital of the Boston Red Sox. Our relationship provides us with unique opportunities to serve our community and patients.
Biomedical Research
  • BIDMC consistently ranks among the top four recipients of biomedical research funding from the National Institutes of Health. Research funding totals nearly $200 million annually. BIDMC researchers run more than 2500 active sponsored projects and 500 funded and non-funded clinical trials.
  • The Harvard-Thorndike Laboratory, the nation's oldest clinical research laboratory, has been located on this site since 1973.
  • Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center shares important clinical and research programs with institutions such as the Dana-Farber / Harvard Cancer Center, the Joslin Diabetes Center, and Children's Hospital.
Teaching
  • Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center has 1,200 physicians on the active medical staff (including over 800 full-time staff physicians). Most of these physicians hold faculty appointments at Harvard Medical School.
  • In addition to its medical students, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center provides clinical education to students in nursing; social work; radiologic technology, ultrasound and nuclear medicine; and physical, occupational, speech and respiratory therapies.
  • The Carl J. Shapiro Institute for Education and Research provides medical students and physicians in training with an on-site centralized educational facility, a state-of-the-art computer lab, and a variety of educational resources that let students diagnose, manage, and learn technical skills on simulated patients.
A Network of Care
  • Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital-Needham, a direct affiliate of the medical center, brings tertiary level care to the residents of Needham and surrounding communities.
  • Through a close relationship with the Joslin Clinic, BIDMC is known for treatment of diabetes, with outstanding results in cardiology, vascular surgery, podiatric care, eye care, pregnancy, and pancreatic transplantation.
  • Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center has two multi-specialty regional outpatient centers in Lexington and on the Chelsea/Revere border,
  • The medical center incorporates primary care physician offices in many communities throughout the greater Boston area.
  • Through the Community Care Alliance, BIDMC is affiliated with community health centers in downtown Boston, Dorchester, Roxbury, Allston-Brighton, Quincy, and other areas.
A Caring Employer
  • Over 6,000 diverse employees, including approximately 800 full-time staff physicians; 1,100 full-time registered nurses; and 4,000 non-clinical employees.
  • Beth Israel Deaconess is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Boston, MA
Jul 10, 2020
Under the direction of the manager or supervising clinician, the Community Resource Specialist conducts resource assessments and collaborates with social work and/or medical staff to obtain community resources for Medical Center patients and families. Within developed area of expertise, provides orientation and ongoing training related to community resources to staff, students, medical professionals, patients and families. Essential Responsibilities: Determines, either independently and/or in conjunction with clinicians, the resources that would optimally meet patients' and families' needs. Uses knowledge of local and state resources to develop a multifaceted service plan to meet patients' complex needs. Makes independent decisions about what services to recommend to a patient/family. Maintains a caseload with multiple patient contacts per day, including phone calls, paperwork and face-to-face contacts. Functions as the primary health care contact for a psychosocially complex...
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Boston, MA
Jul 10, 2020
The Clinical Trials Specialist is responsible for implementing; managing; and overseeing the recruiting, screening and enrolling of subjects for participation in multiple clinical trials to ensure compliance with federal, state and institutional guidelines. Financial responsibilities include preparing budgets, overseeing the grant application process and monitoring expenses for all protocols. Additional duties include overseeing the progress of protocols and planning and prioritizing the work of the Clinical Research Staff. Department Specific Job Responsibilities: Ensure schedules follow-up, and completion of research protocols progress as planned. Interacts and collaborates with sponsors, performance sites, local IRB, Office of Sponsored Research, or Clinical Trials Office to address operational/logistical issues as needed in order to assure successful conduct of clinical trials Attends and assist in the preparation of DSMB and investigator meetings Assists Principal...
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Boston, MA
Jul 10, 2020
The nursing technician assists patients with activities of daily living, provides basic nursing care to non-acutely ill patients and assists in the maintenance of a safe and clean environment. The nursing technician functions under the direction and supervision of the RN. Under the supervision of the Clinical Director/Nurse Manager or delegate, the nursing technician assists in planning, organizing, implementing and evaluating the activities occurring in the nursing station by performing clerical and receptionist duties and maintaining the physical environment of the area. This position deals with a patient population ranging in age from adolescence to geriatrics with surgical/medical clinical focus. Essential Responsibilities: Consistently demonstrates a familiarity with the duties required of a nursing technician and performs all duties accurately in accordance with departmental policies and procedures; readily observes or assists others to obtain further knowledge...
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Boston, MA
Jul 10, 2020
Under the general direction of the Lead Sterile Processing Instrument Technician, the Sterile Processing Technician inspects, decontaminates, disinfects, assembles and sterilizes surgical/patient care reusable instruments and/or equipment, according to BID Needham policies and procedures (according to Manufacturer's Instructions for Use (IFU) and AAMI standards). Essential Responsibilities: Consistently provides and demonstrates good quality care of instruments. Consistently demonstrates competence in performing tasks and procedures approved by BID Hospital-Needham. Always reports to the charge nurse any observations, and other pertinent information regarding the condition of instruments, issues with equipment. Demonstrates an awareness of precautions necessary in handling soiled instruments and equipment. Regularly assists staff in acquiring instruments and supplies. Required Qualifications:High School diploma or GED required. Certificate 1 Certified Reg Cen Serv Tech...
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Boston, MA
Jul 10, 2020
The BIDMC Nursing Mission is to build on a legacy of nursing excellence by caring with compassion, advancing the art & science of nursing, and advocating for the health of patients, families, and communities. The Clinical Nurse II utilizes the nursing process as the frame of reference for practice as a professional registered nurse and provides direct patient care to patients and families. In a variable position, hours may be flexed down one shift a week up to 12 hours per week while maintaining full time benefits. Training, evaluation and competencies for this role are overseen by a Nurse Leader to the department. Essential Responsibilities: Provides direct care to patients and makes necessary nursing judgments. Responsible for systematically assessing the health care needs of individuals or groups and for the formulation of a care plan, its implementation nd evaluation. Demonstrates the ability for decision making by integrating theoretical knowledge with practical...
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Boston, MA
Jul 10, 2020
The BIDMC Nursing Mission is to build on a legacy of nursing excellence by caring with compassion, advancing the art & science of nursing, and advocating for the health of patients, families, and communities. The Clinical Nurse I utilizes the nursing process as the frame of reference for practice as a professional registered nurse and provides direct patient care to patients and families. A variable position may be flexed down up to 12 hours per week while maintaining full time benefits. This is an entry-level nursing position for new graduate nurses. Training, evaluation and competencies for this role are overseen by a Nurse Leader to the department. Essential Responsibilities: Provides direct care to patients and makes necessary nursing judgments. Responsible for systematically assessing the health care needs of individuals or groups and for the formulation of a care plan, its implementation and evaluation. Demonstrates the ability for decision making by integrating...
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Boston, MA
Jul 10, 2020
The BIDMC Nursing Mission is to build on a legacy of nursing excellence by caring with compassion, advancing the art & science of nursing, and advocating for the health of patients, families, and communities. The Nurse Case Manager provides utilization management, care coordination and discharge planning for an assigned patient case load. This role is patient-focused, outcome-oriented and based on a general and speciality professional standards, and functions within a multidisciplinary practice model. Training, evaluation and competencies for this role are overseen by a Nurse Leader to the department. Essential Responsibilities: Conducts concurrent daily chart review, investigating patient history, symptoms, clinical status, and treatment utilizing Interqual ISD criteria as a tool to determine a patient's severity of illness and the intensity of service. Works with multidisciplinary team to develop treatment plans, including contingency plans. Leads daily case management...
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Boston, MA
Jul 10, 2020
The BIDMC Nursing Mission is to build on a legacy of nursing excellence by caring with compassion, advancing the art & science of nursing, and advocating for the health of patients, families, and communities. The Clinical Nurse II utilizes the nursing process as the frame of reference for practice as a professional registered nurse and provides direct nursing care to patients and families. Training, evaluation and competencies for this role are overseen by a Nurse Leader to the department. Essential Responsibilities: Provides direct care to patients and makes necessary nursing judgments. Responsible for systematically assessing the health care needs of individuals or groups and for the formulation of a care plan, its implementation and evaluation. Demonstrates the ability for decision making by integrating theoretical knowledge with practical experience in caring for patients Coordinates the care of patients and directs assistive personnel in order to provide safe, effective,...
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Boston, MA
Jul 10, 2020
The EVS Associate - In Patient performs daily cleaning tasks in patient areas, office, public, and/or other non-patient areas. This includes daily cleaning, equipment cleaning and project cleaning in an assigned area. Responsible as a member of the healthcare team for respectful and compassionate communication and interaction with our customers. May include, but is not limited to: NICU, PACU, ICU, Inpatient Unit-Based Cleaner, Float Team, Discharge Team, Runner, and duties of EVS Assoc-Public. Essential Responsibilities: Performs multiple step cleaning procedure, daily cleaning, discharge cleaning, discharge bed making, O.R. cleaning, between case cleaning, upholstery, wall, and glass care. Continues work from previous shift, reports all incomplete assignments and maintenance issues. Performs dry mopping, wet mopping of common areas using appropriate equipment including a floor care machine. Performs floor and carpet care techniques, such as carpet bonneting and extracting....
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Boston, MA
Jul 10, 2020
Oversees and coordinates the administrative functions that support a research program. Essential Responsibilities: Serve as the administrative resource and liaison for the program, interacting with all levels of personnel, both internal and external. Develop, organize and implement administrative processes and systems to ensure the smooth flow of operations. Plan and organize program events, including publicity, agenda, invitations, speakers, presentation materials, schedule travel arrangements, and process reimbursements. Monitor the program budget and accounts. Authorize, monitor and report all expense items. Assists with grant submissions, preparation of annual progress reports, and expense accounting for the grant. Required Qualifications:Bachelor's degree required in Life Sciences. Master's degree preferred. 1-3 years related work experience required. Experience with computer systems required, including web based applications and some Microsoft Office applications which may...
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Boston, MA
Jul 10, 2020
Provides daily husbandry care and maintenance required for the health and cleanliness of research animals and their housing facilities in accordance with established procedures and schedules which adhere to State and Federal regulations and accrediting agencies guidelines (AAALAC). Reports to the Supervisor of the Animal Research Facility. Essential Responsibilities: Provides daily husbandry care to research animals according to department standard operating procedures, state and federal regulations and accrediting agency guidelines. These duties include but not limited to; providing clean sanitized caging material, fresh food and water and environmental enrichment on a scheduled and as needed basis. Monitors animal health and well being in assigned areas. Reports all signs of illness to the Supervisor immediately. Completes all required reporting documents and cage notification cards. Operates bio-safety cabinets, Animal Transfer Stations, chemical foamers, hydraulic lifts and...
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Boston, MA
Jul 10, 2020
The BIDMC Nursing Mission is to build on a legacy of nursing excellence by caring with compassion, advancing the art & science of nursing, and advocating for the health of patients, families, and communities. The Clinical Nurse I utilizes the nursing process as the frame of reference for practice as a professional registered nurse and provides direct patient care to patients and families. A variable position may be flexed down up to 12 hours per week while maintaining full time benefits. This is an entry-level nursing position for new graduate nurses. Training, evaluation and competencies for this role are overseen by a Nurse Leader to the department. Essential Responsibilities: Provides direct care to patients and makes necessary nursing judgments. Responsible for systematically assessing the health care needs of individuals or groups and for the formulation of a care plan, its implementation and evaluation. Demonstrates the ability for decision making by integrating...
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Boston, MA
Jul 10, 2020
The BIDMC Nursing Mission is to build on a legacy of nursing excellence by caring with compassion, advancing the art & science of nursing, and advocating for the health of patients, families, and communities. The Clinical Nurse I utilizes the nursing process as the frame of reference for practice as a professional registered nurse and provides direct patient care to patients and families. A variable position may be flexed down up to 12 hours per week while maintaining full time benefits. This is an entry-level nursing position for new graduate nurses. Training, evaluation and competencies for this role are overseen by a Nurse Leader to the department. Essential Responsibilities: Provides direct care to patients and makes necessary nursing judgments. Responsible for systematically assessing the health care needs of individuals or groups and for the formulation of a care plan, its implementation and evaluation. Demonstrates the ability for decision making by integrating...
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Boston, MA
Jul 10, 2020
The BIDMC Nursing Mission is to build on a legacy of nursing excellence by caring with compassion, advancing the art & science of nursing, and advocating for the health of patients, families, and communities. The Clinical Nurse II utilizes the nursing process as the frame of reference for practice as a professional registered nurse and provides direct patient care to patients and families. In a variable position, hours may be flexed down one shift a week up to 12 hours per week while maintaining full time benefits. Training, evaluation and competencies for this role are overseen by a Nurse Leader to the department. Essential Responsibilities: Provides direct care to patients and makes necessary nursing judgments. Responsible for systematically assessing the health care needs of individuals or groups and for the formulation of a care plan, its implementation nd evaluation. Demonstrates the ability for decision making by integrating theoretical knowledge with practical...
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Boston, MA
Jul 10, 2020
Fully versed in all areas of department operations, performs as a member of a team responsible for completing all tasks necessary for the smooth functioning of the department. Coordinates and expedites the flow of patients and providers. Able to manage multiple clinical responsibilities which may include EKGs, phlebotomy, splinting, wound care, crutch walking, patient activities of daily living and post-mortem care. Provides assistance and support to the physicians and nurses as needed. Assists with clerical and receptionist duties. Adheres to hospital policy regarding patient confidentiality. Exhibits a willingness and ability to communicate self as a caring and respectful person, capable of sensitively responding to patients needs. Essential Responsibilities: Performs competently and safely in clinical tasks of EKGs, phlebotomy, wound care, splinting, crutch walking, patient activities of daily living and post-mortem care. Performs lab testing, specimen collection, according...
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Boston, MA
Jul 10, 2020
Under the supervision of the Clinical Director/Nurse Manager or delegate, assists in planning, organizing, implementing and evaluating the activities occurring in the nursing station by performing clerical and receptionist duties and maintaining the physical environment of the area. Essential Responsibilities: Performs all patient record activities and charting transcriptions with close attention to detail and accuracy. Ensures that complete information is filled in on all forms/requisitions, transfers, work order, dietary requisitions and keeps current census sheets. Delivers completed forms to the proper departments, as necessary. Initiates chart forms for patient admissions, transfers, discharges and expirations; maintains patient's charts in appropriate organizational and sequential order; files reports and test results in a timely manner with a high degree of accuracy. Identifies correct patient charts and reports before filing; verifies that all information is correct and...
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Boston, MA
Jul 10, 2020
The EVS Associate - In Patient performs daily cleaning tasks in patient areas, office, public, and/or other non-patient areas. This includes daily cleaning, equipment cleaning and project cleaning in an assigned area. Responsible as a member of the healthcare team for respectful and compassionate communication and interaction with our customers. May include, but is not limited to: NICU, PACU, ICU, Inpatient Unit-Based Cleaner, Float Team, Discharge Team, Runner, and duties of EVS Assoc-Public. Essential Responsibilities: Performs multiple step cleaning procedure, daily cleaning, discharge cleaning, discharge bed making, O.R. cleaning, between case cleaning, upholstery, wall, and glass care. Continues work from previous shift, reports all incomplete assignments and maintenance issues. Performs dry mopping, wet mopping of common areas using appropriate equipment including a floor care machine. Performs floor and carpet care techniques, such as carpet bonneting and extracting....
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Boston, MA
Jul 10, 2020
The BIDMC Nursing Mission is to build on a legacy of nursing excellence by caring with compassion, advancing the art & science of nursing, and advocating for the health of patients, families, and communities. The Clinical Nurse I utilizes the nursing process as the frame of reference for practice as a professional registered nurse and provides direct patient care to patients and families. A variable position may be flexed down up to 12 hours per week while maintaining full time benefits. This is an entry-level nursing position for new graduate nurses. Training, evaluation and competencies for this role are overseen by a Nurse Leader to the department. Essential Responsibilities: Provides direct care to patients and makes necessary nursing judgments. Responsible for systematically assessing the health care needs of individuals or groups and for the formulation of a care plan, its implementation and evaluation. Demonstrates the ability for decision making by integrating...
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Boston, MA
Jul 10, 2020
Phlebotomists performs phlebotomy services on all patients at BIDMC. This person obtains patient identification and maintains vein preservation and specimen labeling procedures. A Phlebotomist transports routine and STAT specimens to appropriate laboratories. Essential Responsibilities: Perform venipunctures, including blood culture collection, and fingersticks ensuring proper ID/labeling of specimens and using vein preservation techniques. Perform and report bleeding times according to standard operating procedures. Ensure adequate stocking of supplies and report needs to phlebotomy leaders. Transports specimen from site of collection to site of testing. Participates in laboratory programs for QA, competency, mandatory training and continuing education. Required Qualifications: High School diploma or GED required . Registration preferred: ASCP Registered,Certificate 1 preferred: NCA Certification 0-1 years related work experience required. Basic familiarity with computers....