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    Way to go Baystate Medical Center critical and progressive care nurses at the Davis Family Heart & Vascular Center! We couldn't be more proud. http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vIThq To join our award-winning nursing team, visit http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vIThS.

    Baystate's cardiac care nurses win Gold Beacon Award for Excellence

    SPRINGFIELD - Critical and progressive care nurses at the Davis Family Heart & Vascular Center at Baystate Medical Center have received the highest level of care recognition for their units from the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses.

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    Check out this great article honoring our community hospital, Baystate Mary Lane in Ware, MA! http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vIT85

    Baystate Mary Lane Hospital Recognized for Organ-donation Promotion

    WARE - Baystate Mary Lane Hospital is among a select group of hospitals and transplant centers nationwide recognized by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) for reaching gold level of achievement by conducting activities that promoted enrollment in state organ-donor registries.

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Baystate Health – Why Work For Us?

Baystate Health, is one of New England’s largest and leading health systems headquartered in Springfield, MA. We are more than 11,500 professionals—physicians, nurses, advanced practitioners, researchers, educators and support team members— touching well over a million lives across western Massachusetts. We are also home to five hospitals, including the region’s only academic medical center and Level 1 trauma center, plus more than 80 medical practices and 25 laboratories.

We are a values-driven organization with particular focus on trust, integrity, innovation, collaboration and diversity. Compassionate care is the philosophy that unites and motivates us each day. Through our combined talents, technologies and dedication, we deliver a higher state of caring to our patients and communities

When you join the Baystate Health team, you’re part of a vibrant, innovative organization that values your expertise, strengths and contribution, and understands the importance of worklife balance. You’ll experience a deeper sense of job satisfaction and professional growth while contributing greatly to the patient experience.

 

Mission-driven 

To improve the health of the people in our communities every day with quality and compassion.

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That’s Baystate Health’s mission, and it drives everything we do. We started as one building—Springfield Hospital in 1883—and now encompass an academic medical center, three community hospitals, numerous outpatient and primary care facilities, a visiting nurse association and hospice, a regional reference laboratory, and a health insurance company.

We support vibrant and capable medical facilities across the Pioneer Valley. And we deliver $98 million in unreimbursed care and community-benefit funding to strengthen, steward, and culturally enrich our cities, towns, and neighborhoods. At Baystate Health, we are focused on doing what is right for our patients, our employees and our communities. If you are looking for an opportunity to help deliver a higher state of caring, you’re ready to join our team.

 

Diversity & Inclusion at Baystate Health

Baystate Health is committed to fostering an environment of diversity, inclusion and cultural competence where all employees are appreciated, fully engaged and motivated to achieving our mission to improve the health of the people in our communities every day, with quality and compassion. We are committed to being inclusive of everyone who passes through our doors — patients, their families and visitors, vendors and employees.

At Baystate Health, we understand that diversity and inclusion are not just nice things to think about; they’re a business imperative. The diversity of our employees reflects the patients we care for and the community that we partner with and through inclusion, we are a stronger organization.

A Message from the Office of Diversity & Inclusion

At Baystate Health, diversity and inclusion are not only strategies, they are ways of life. We value and embrace the wealth of diversity reflected in our patients, employees, and the communities we serve. Doing so makes us a more compassionate and innovative organization.

Through diversity and cultural competence we are able to better understand and respond to the health needs of our communities. We are committed to continually cultivating an environment of cultural inclusiveness. When you have a culture that acknowledges and engages everyone, the opportunities for personal growth and organizational effectiveness are limitless.

We invite you to explore http://www.baystatehealth.org/about-us/diversity-inclusion and experience our organization’s journey.

For over 130 years, Baystate Health, a not-for-profit health care provider, has been a keystone of the western Massachusetts community. Over the years, we’ve evolved, grown, and emerged as one of the highest-quality and most effective health care providers in the nation. That’s why our preference scores are among the highest in the 50 states. More to the point, that’s why our patients put their trust in us.

Our strength comes first and foremost from our dedicated and talented workforce: highly trained and compassionate doctors, nurses, and advanced practitioners, and the many employees who support them in providing care.

Baystate Medical Center - Daly EntranceToday, we’re evolving more rapidly than ever to meet the unprecedented need for well-coordinated, effective, and efficient delivery of care that keeps people healthy as much as it treats their illnesses. By putting patients and their families at the very center of all we do—assembling a tailored and coordinated system of care around each individual patient, rather than moving patients through a system—we are helping people, families, and communities find and follow the path to a healthier future.

As we continue to develop world-class facilities, programs, and technology to match our world-class workforce, we look ahead to a very bright future in western Massachusetts—for another hundred years and beyond.

Diverse 

All of our patients are unique: their needs and backgrounds, their experiences and expectations. Baystate serves extremely diverse populations, from rural to urban, from a variety of ethnic and cultural backgrounds, and who speak over 30 languages.

Our workforce is also a diverse group of caring individuals, representing many walks of life, nationalities, experiences and orientations, which enrich the patient experience. We continually seek to raise the bar in quality of care, patient safety and satisfaction.

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Baystate Health believes the patients and families of our community have the right to the very best in health services, very close to home. That drives a dual commitment: providing the sophisticated resources of a major academic medical center as well as sustaining strong community hospitals (Baystate Franklin Medical Center,  Baystate Mary Lane Hospital, Baystate Wing Hospital and Baystate Noble Hospital) and medical practices in the cities, towns, and neighborhoods where we and our families and friends live.

For almost four decades, we don’t just practice health care, we teach it. Baystate Medical Center, the Western Campus of Tufts University School of Medicine, has trained one of three primary care physicians in the Pioneer Valley and is educating health providers across a range of specialties for generations to come. We train 100 new residents and fellows, 150 medical students, 1,200 nursing students, and 400 allied health students every year. The Baystate Springfield Educational Partnership/Baystate Academy is helping students in middle and high schools develop the skills, drive, and experience to propel them into successful careers in health care.

We also take pride in the role we play in our community’s economic health. More than seven cents of every dollar of gross regional product generated in Hampden, Hampshire, and Franklin counties is either directly or indirectly attributable to Baystate Health, and jobs and earnings supported by Baystate represent nearly 11,000 households in the state of Massachusetts.

We care because we live here. We know the communities we serve because we are community members. We work here. We play here. We grieve, rejoice, and heal here. And we’ve been doing it for well over a century.

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    Pros

    Great team of clinicians to work with. Everyone works as a team.

    Cons

    Staffing can be an issue.


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    I applied online. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at Baystate Health.

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    several interviews with many people, i had to go back 4 different times and once again to meet with the same people i did the first time seemed like they couldn't make up their mind and made me feel like i was in a personality competition which made me pretty uncomfortable and unsure of whether i wanted to work there. I really needed a job so i took it when they offered but was uncomfortable right off the bat and wish i never had.

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    • they asked really strange questions... like... tell me about something you have failed at   1 Answer

Baystate Health Awards & Accolades

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Best Hospitals for Common Care , US News & World Report, 2015
Top 100 Hospital, Major Teaching Hospital in the U.S. , Truven Health Analytics, 2014
50 Top Cardiovascular Hospital in the U.S. , Truven Health Analytics, 2013
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Additional Info

Website www.baystatehealth.com
Headquarters Springfield, MA
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1883
Type Subsidiary or Business Segment
Industry Health Care
Revenue $100 to $500 million (USD) per year

Baystate Health, is one of New England’s largest and leading health systems headquartered in Springfield, MA. We are more than 11,500 professionals touching well over a million lives across western Massachusetts. We are also home to five hospitals, including the region’s only academic medical center and Level 1 trauma center, plus more than 80 medical practices and ... More

Mission: To improve the health of the people in our communities every day with quality and compassion.

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