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As one of New England’s largest healthcare systems, Baystate offers you a tremendous range of practice, research and academic career choices.
Do you prefer a hospital-based environment? Baystate Medical Center is Massachusetts’ third-largest acute-care hospital, and also the home of Baystate Children’s Hospital, while Baystate Franklin Medical Center and Baystate Mary Lane Hospital are progressive community hospitals. In addition, Baystate Wing Hospital in Palmer provides emergency, medical, surgical and psychiatric services. All put their patients at the center of compassionate care.
Baystate Medical Practices includes more than 500 primary and specialty physicians and advanced practitioners bring their expertise to patients at over 60 locations across western Massachusetts.
Baystate Health is also an attractive career choice for its leading-edge research—from NIH-sponsored initiatives, clinical trials and Quality of Care Research to the latest advances in breast cancer, apoptosis, obesity, diabetes and metabolic disease. We also have strong cross-disciplinary partnerships with more than a dozen research organizations, universities, bio-medical groups and technology groups.
In addition, BMC is home to 24 residency and fellowship programs; allowing you to follow your desire to mentor, teach or supervise. Each year, BMC trains hundreds of residents and fellows, plus third- and fourth-year medical students from Tufts University School of Medicine.
Whatever your area of interest, you are free to expand, combine and finely tune your skills to shape the most rewarding career possible.
Baystate Health is Massachusetts’ third-largest healthcare system, but it consistently ranks among the nation’s top hospitals and healthcare organizations.
In 2014, Baystate Health was again recognized as Most Wired by the American Hospital Association for leading the way in automating and integrating clinical, patient safety and administrative functions to improve the quality of care given to patients.
In 2013, Truven named Baystate Medical Center (BMC) one of the 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals in the U.S.
And in 2014, Truven ranked BMC a Top 100 Hospital, Major Teaching Hospital in the U.S.—for the fourth time.
U.S. News & World Report recently recognized Baystate Medical Center as one of the Best Regional Hospitals for 2013–2014. It also ranked Baystate Children’s Hospital as one of the Best Children’s Hospitals for 2013–14 for Pediatric Diabetes & Endocrinology.
Our nurses are leaders in practice as well, Baystate Medical Center has been awarded the Beacon Award for Critical Care Excellence by the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses nine times since 2004.
The American Nurses Credentialing Center also designated Baystate Medical Center a Magnet® hospital for nursing excellence.
These and many other awards are a testament to our never-ending desire to set new standards of excellence in medical care, patient safety and outcomes.
Baystate is a recognized leader in promoting diversity within its clinical community. We strive to ensure that our workforce is inclusive, reflecting the diverse populations we serve. Together our strengths, experiences and thoughtful perspectives encourage innovation throughout our health system.
For example, Baystate Health’s Diversity Council is an internal body of employees who lead the overall integration of diversity and inclusion strategies and is focused on building a culturally competent organization.
We also support our employees through Employee Resource Groups—networks of and for employees, structured around traits that affect a person at home, work and in society—from gender, ethnicity and sexual orientation to generation or physical ability.
Diversity and cultural competence help us to better understand and serve the needs of our communities. In short, what makes us different is the bond that unites us. And it’s one more advantage that differentiates Baystate from other healthcare employers. We welcome you for who you are.
Testament to this is Baystate Health’s 2013 recognition by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation as a “Leader in LGBT Healthcare Equality” for the third consecutive year. In HRC’s Healthcare Equality Index report, we received a perfect rating for our inclusive policies and treatment of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people throughout its western Massachusetts network, including employees, patients and their families.
At Baystate Health, compassionate care unites and motivates us each day. You can see it in the depth of our compassion, in the breadth of our diversity, and in our drive to continually set new standards of excellence—regionally and nationally.
Through our combined talents, technologies and dedication, we deliver a higher state of caring to the communities we serve.
Patients and their families are at the center of it all.
We encourage our patients to be active partners in their care—to ask questions, feel more at ease, and make informed choices about their medical options
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