Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

330 Brookline Avenue
Boston, MA 02176

Description

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's Longwood Medical and 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 urologyBeth 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.

Patient Care
  • 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.
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 850 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 5,000 diverse employees, including approximately 800 full-time staff physicians; 1,100 full-time registered nurses; and 4,000 non-clinical employees

Mission Statement

 

The mission of the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center is to serve our patients compassionately and effectively, and to create a healthy future for them and their families. Our mission is supported by our commitment to personalized, excellent care for our patients; a workforce committed to individual accountability, mutual respect and collaboration; and a commitment to maintaining our financial health.

Critical to our success is the partnership between the medical center and its physicians. It is this partnership that allows the medical center to carry out its mission of teaching, research and clinical care. Our partnership with Harvard Medical School and our role as a major Harvard teaching hospital strengthen our ability to train, teach and create new knowledge. We are committed to recruiting the best physicians, scientists, nurses and others to support these activities.

In addition to serving our patients, the Medical Center is committed to being active in our local community as well. Service to community is at the core of the religious tradition of both of our founding hospitals, and an important part of our mission. We have a covenant to care for the underserved and to work to change disparities in access to care. We know that to be successful we need to learn from those we serve. We recognize our role as a tertiary/academic resource in a larger health system. We look forward to acting collaboratively with our community partners so that together we can provide the clinical integration that will best serve our patients.

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.

Awards

Business Journal Champions in Healthcare (‘Employer’) – 2008

This award reflects the best and brightest professionals in Massachusetts’ world-class health care industry. BIDMC won in the “employer” category for meeting the health care needs of our employees by offering benefits like free “Lunch and Learn” workshops, on-site fitness facility and free health screenings.

The Joint Commission - 2007

In 2007, BIDMC was awarded accreditation from the Joint Commission (formerly the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations) under the Commission's new unannounced, on-site evaluation program. The accreditation award recognizes BIDMC's dedication to complying with the Joint Commission's state-of-the-art standards on a continuous basis.

Leapfrog

BIDMC was one of 59 hospitals in the United States to be named to the first Leapfrog Top Hospitals list, based on Leapfrog’s Hospital Quality and Safety Survey. The survey ranks hospitals based on performance in Computerized Physician Order Entry (if physicians enter patient prescriptions and other orders into computers linked to error prevention software); ICU Physician Staffing (IPS) (if intensive care units staffed by trained ICU specialists (intensivists)); Evidence-Based Hospital Referral (how well hospitals perform five high-risk procedures and care for two high-risk neonatal conditions); and Leapfrog Safe Practices Score (SPS) (how well hospitals are progressing on the other 27 National Quality Forum Safe Practices). Top Hospitals fully meet Leapfrog's standard for IPS and SPS.

Blue Cross Blue Shield of MA Health Care Excellence Award (1st recipient): Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology – 2007

The award was created to recognize exceptional achievement in improving the safety and effectiveness of health care in Massachusetts. More than 40 health care organizations throughout Massachusetts, including teaching and community hospitals, health centers and state agencies, completed nomination papers for the award.

Thomson Reuters 100 Top Hospital: National Benchmarks for Success - 2007

One of only 15 major teaching hospitals in the country honored. The award winners have higher survival rates, keep more patients complication-free and attract more patients – all while maintaining financial stability.

Thomson Reuters Performance Improvement Leaders – 2007

One of only 15 major teaching hospitals in the country honored. The study revealed that 100 hospitals from all across the nation — the 2007 Thomson Reuters 100 Top Hospitals®: Performance Improvement Leaders — have shown a clear ability to improve, raising clinical outcomes and efficiency and growing financial strength.

Attractions

These are exciting times in Boston. And we're proud to be in the middle of it. Located in the prestigious Longwood Medical Area in Boston's historic Fenway district, BIDMC resides at the center of some of the world's most renowned academic and medical institutes. Easily accessible from most suburban areas, Boston is home to a number of venerable colleges, meaning a vast variety of educational opportunities for you and your family.

Boston is also a city both rich in history and brimming with innovation:

  • The resources of a major metropolis; an understated yet undeniable charm
  • Close proximity to the Berkshire Mountains, Cape Cod and destinations throughout New England
  • World-class museums
  • Landmark historical sites
  • And an exclusive affiliation with the World Champions, The Boston Red Sox!

Boston presents a unique lifestyle and quality of life that we think you'll find is truly second to none. For more information on the area, please visit anyone of these sites:

Boston Globe Online: www.boston.com

Visitor & Recreational Info: www.bostonusa.com

New England Association of Schools & Colleges: www.neasc.com

Boston Public Library: www.bpl.org

Title Location Posted
07.28.2017
Verifyies registration information over the phone and with patients seen in outpatient clinics. Reporting to the Access Support Unit Supervisor, documents all fiscal and demographic information in the medical center's computer system to ensure...
07.28.2017
Processes payments on a timely basis to vendors according to hospital policy and good accounting practice. Essential Responsibilities: Maintains complete and orderly control of all documents including invoices, credits, statements and...
07.28.2017
Provides secretarial and administrative support for the department. Involves extensive interaction with diverse populations including the public, visitors, patients and families, medical practitioners and medical center staff. Essential...
07.28.2017
Provides secretarial and administrative support for the department. Involves extensive interaction with diverse populations including the public, visitors, patients and families, medical practitioners and medical center staff. Essential...
07.28.2017
Provides secretarial and administrative support for the department. Involves extensive interaction with diverse populations including the public, visitors, patients and families, medical practitioners and medical center staff. Essential...
07.28.2017
Provides administrative support to physicians in their clinical practice, academic and research roles. Essential Responsibilities: Answers and screens telephone calls . Takes accurate messages or directs call to appropriate person. Greets and...
07.28.2017
Provides administrative support to physicians in their clinical practice, academic and research roles. Essential Responsibilities: Answers and screens telephone calls . Takes accurate messages or directs call to appropriate person. Greets and...
07.28.2017
Provides administrative support to physicians in their clinical practice, academic and research roles. Essential Responsibilities: Answers and screens telephone calls . Takes accurate messages or directs call to appropriate person. Greets and...
07.28.2017
Provides administrative support to physicians in their clinical practice, academic and research roles. Essential Responsibilities: Answers and screens telephone calls . Takes accurate messages or directs call to appropriate person. Greets and...
07.28.2017
Provides administrative support to physicians in their clinical practice, academic and research roles. Essential Responsibilities: Answers and screens telephone calls . Takes accurate messages or directs call to appropriate person. Greets and...
07.28.2017
Provides administrative support to physicians in their clinical, academic, research and leadership roles. Essential Responsibilities: Answers and screens telephone calls . Takes accurate messages or directs call to appropriate person. Greets...
07.28.2017
Provides administrative support to physicians in their clinical, academic, research and leadership roles. Essential Responsibilities: Answers and screens telephone calls . Takes accurate messages or directs call to appropriate person. Greets...
07.28.2017
Provides administrative support to physicians in their clinical, academic, research and leadership roles. Essential Responsibilities: Answers and screens telephone calls . Takes accurate messages or directs call to appropriate person. Greets...
07.28.2017
Provides a wide variety of secretarial and administrative responsibilities in support of directors or other leadership positions of a division or department. Performs various administrative functions to support operations, resolve problems and...
07.28.2017
The Administrative Clinical Supervisor (ACS) is the on-site senior administrative/clinical person for the Medical Center during non-business hours. The ACS works in collaboration with staff, departmental leaders, and the Administrator on Call...
07.28.2017
The Administrative Clinical Supervisor (ACS) is the on-site senior administrative/clinical person for the Medical Center during non-business hours. The ACS works in collaboration with staff, departmental leaders, and the Administrator on Call...
07.28.2017
Provides support for leadership positions and a division or department by leading and coordinating administrative work, projects and staff. Performs various administrative functions requiring in-depth knowledge of departmental programs,...
07.28.2017
Provides support for leadership positions and a division or department by leading and coordinating administrative work, projects and staff. Performs various administrative functions requiring in-depth knowledge of departmental programs,...
07.28.2017
Provides support for leadership positions and a division or department by leading and coordinating administrative work, projects and staff. Performs various administrative functions requiring in-depth knowledge of departmental programs,...
07.28.2017
Responsible for serving as a regulatory/ethical resource for CCI Committee members, CCI staff, and clinical researchers on human subject protection. Contributes significant administrative comments to pre-review of new or continuing IRB...
07.28.2017
This position provides direct patient care relative to physical diagnosis and therapeutic management for high acuity patients in the inpatient and/or ICU setting. Works closely with faculty, fellows, residents and nursing staff to develop and...
07.28.2017
This position provides direct patient care relative to physical diagnosis and therapeutic management in an ambulatory and/or inpatient setting to patients with complex medical conditions or surgical patients. Works closely with faculty, fellows,...
07.28.2017
The Associate Infection Control Practitioner assists with the implementation of the Infection Control/ Hospital Epidemiology program by assisting the infection control practitioners and hospital epidemiologists in the roles of the Infection...
07.28.2017
Bone Density Technicians provide direct patient care by performing and analyzing bone density scans and writing and editing test reports. In addition, they perform various administrative responsibilities for the physicians and department,...
07.28.2017
In a dynamic Diagnostic and Screening Breast Imaging Center, performs digital screening, diagnostic mammography and breast procedures as assigned. Involves extensive interaction with staff, patients, and referring clinicians. Department...
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    Verifyies registration information over the phone and with patients seen in outpatient clinics. Reporting to the Access Support Unit Supervisor, documents all fiscal and demographic information in the medical center's computer system to ensure...
  2. Accounting Assistant Boston, MA
    Processes payments on a timely basis to vendors according to hospital policy and good accounting practice. Essential Responsibilities: Maintains complete and orderly control of all documents including invoices, credits, statements and...
  3. Administrative Assistant II - Administration Boston, MA
    Provides secretarial and administrative support for the department. Involves extensive interaction with diverse populations including the public, visitors, patients and families, medical practitioners and medical center staff. Essential...
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    Provides secretarial and administrative support for the department. Involves extensive interaction with diverse populations including the public, visitors, patients and families, medical practitioners and medical center staff. Essential...
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    Provides secretarial and administrative support for the department. Involves extensive interaction with diverse populations including the public, visitors, patients and families, medical practitioners and medical center staff. Essential...
  6. Administrative Assistant II - Clinical Boston, MA
    Provides administrative support to physicians in their clinical practice, academic and research roles. Essential Responsibilities: Answers and screens telephone calls . Takes accurate messages or directs call to appropriate person. Greets and...
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  11. Administrative Assistant III Boston, MA
    Provides administrative support to physicians in their clinical, academic, research and leadership roles. Essential Responsibilities: Answers and screens telephone calls . Takes accurate messages or directs call to appropriate person. Greets...
  12. Administrative Assistant III - Clinical Practice Boston, MA
    Provides administrative support to physicians in their clinical, academic, research and leadership roles. Essential Responsibilities: Answers and screens telephone calls . Takes accurate messages or directs call to appropriate person. Greets...
  13. Administrative Assistant III- Clinical Practice Boston, MA
    Provides administrative support to physicians in their clinical, academic, research and leadership roles. Essential Responsibilities: Answers and screens telephone calls . Takes accurate messages or directs call to appropriate person. Greets...
  14. Administrative Associate Chestnut Hill, MA
    Provides a wide variety of secretarial and administrative responsibilities in support of directors or other leadership positions of a division or department. Performs various administrative functions to support operations, resolve problems and...
  15. Administrative Clinical Supervisor, Nursing Boston, MA
    The Administrative Clinical Supervisor (ACS) is the on-site senior administrative/clinical person for the Medical Center during non-business hours. The ACS works in collaboration with staff, departmental leaders, and the Administrator on Call...
  16. Administrative Clinical Supervistor,Nursing Boston, MA
    The Administrative Clinical Supervisor (ACS) is the on-site senior administrative/clinical person for the Medical Center during non-business hours. The ACS works in collaboration with staff, departmental leaders, and the Administrator on Call...
  17. Administrative Coordinator Boston, MA
    Provides support for leadership positions and a division or department by leading and coordinating administrative work, projects and staff. Performs various administrative functions requiring in-depth knowledge of departmental programs,...
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    Provides support for leadership positions and a division or department by leading and coordinating administrative work, projects and staff. Performs various administrative functions requiring in-depth knowledge of departmental programs,...
  20. Administrator, IRB Boston, MA
    Responsible for serving as a regulatory/ethical resource for CCI Committee members, CCI staff, and clinical researchers on human subject protection. Contributes significant administrative comments to pre-review of new or continuing IRB...
  21. APN - NP (T3) Boston, MA
    This position provides direct patient care relative to physical diagnosis and therapeutic management for high acuity patients in the inpatient and/or ICU setting. Works closely with faculty, fellows, residents and nursing staff to develop and...
  22. APN - Nurse Practitioner (B) Boston, MA
    This position provides direct patient care relative to physical diagnosis and therapeutic management in an ambulatory and/or inpatient setting to patients with complex medical conditions or surgical patients. Works closely with faculty, fellows,...
  23. Associate Infection Control Practitioner Boston, MA
    The Associate Infection Control Practitioner assists with the implementation of the Infection Control/ Hospital Epidemiology program by assisting the infection control practitioners and hospital epidemiologists in the roles of the Infection...
  24. Bone Density Technician Boston, MA
    Bone Density Technicians provide direct patient care by performing and analyzing bone density scans and writing and editing test reports. In addition, they perform various administrative responsibilities for the physicians and department,...
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