Mission: The Deborah Mission is to provide the necessary facilities, equipment, medical staff and financial resources required to deliver the highest quality inpatient and outpatient services for the diagnosis and treatment of heart, lung and vascular disease within the Deborah service ...
Deborah® is an extraordinary story with beginnings traced to its founding in 1922 as a tuberculosis sanatorium and pulmonary center. According to legend, the therapeutic, pine barren air of rural Burlington County was key to patient recovery. In reality, thousands of TB patients were medically treated and successfully cured by a heroic team of Deborah physicians. The heart of the Deborah Mission has always been compassion.
With the development of antibiotic medications, leading to the eradication of TB, Deborah began expanding its focus to other chest diseases. Dr. Charles Bailey, a pioneer in heart surgery, performed Deborah’s first open heart surgery. The specialty of cardiac diseases was immediately embraced, transforming Deborah into New Jersey’s only cardiac and pulmonary specialty hospital.
Next Generation Healing.
Today, Deborah offers leading edge surgical techniques and non-surgical alternatives for diagnosing and treating all forms of cardiac, vascular and pulmonary diseases in adults, congenital and acquired heart defects in adults and children. Deborah is consistently recognized as a leader in patient care and innovative healing.
New advances in cardiac, pulmonary, and vascular care for patients are almost always available first at Deborah. Among the new procedures and technologies first brought to the region by the hospital are Bronchial Thermoplasty for treating severe asthma; Orbital Atherectomy for clearing calcified blockages in the coronary arteries; Wrist (or radial) catheterizations not only for heart, but for the thoracic cavity and upper legs; new percutaneous intervention abdominal aortic stent graft repair; current construction of the county’s first hybrid OR where Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement and coronary bypass surgery will be done percutaneously; and construction of the area’s first Wound Care Center with a hyperbaric chamber for intense oxygen therapy for quick wound healing. These are just some of the recent advances in the past few months. Deborah’s companion Clinical Research Department keeps the hospital in the loop on the most promising new treatments and technologies.
When it’s your family’s health, don’t settle. Demand Deborah.
The Deborah Mission is to provide the necessary facilities, equipment, medical staff and financial resources required to deliver the highest quality inpatient and outpatient services for the diagnosis and treatment of heart, lung and vascular disease within the Deborah service area.
We recognize our important obligation to provide the highest degree of patient safety and privacy. To this end, we will embrace and advocate all initiatives that enable us to attain these goals.
We will provide these medical and surgical treatments to patients without distinction as to race, gender, sexual preference, creed, color, religion, age, national origin, handicap, or ability to pay. Inpatient and outpatient services are to be provided on a timely basis and consistent with cost-effectiveness and financial responsibility.
This is our commitment.
The Deborah Vision means continuing to be the premier provider of cardiovascular and pulmonary services in the region. We will be known for excellent clinical outcomes and for supreme customer-driven service, and as the ultimate leader in patient safety and privacy. We will continue to partner with other quality providers and payers to ensure a seamless continuum of care to the patients we serve. We will continue to improve both service and quality in the most cost effective manners.
This is our uncompromising standard of care.
At Deborah, healthcare is still about caring...for patients and employees. That's why we offer an outstanding Benefits Package, which includes family healthcare coverage for employees in regularly budgeted positions of at least 30 hours per week. The benefits package also includes generous Paid Time-Off, extensive Disability benefits, meal discount, Dependent Care Subsidy, and Adoption Assistance. These benefits are designed to fit the diverse needs of our employees in order for them to manage the real-life goals and concerns they face on a daily basis.
Various other discounts available for retail and entertainment establishments.
This document is intended to provide a general overview of the benefit offerings available to Deborah employees. Specific information pertaining to benefits, eligibility, limitations, exclusions and other related items can be found in the applicable plan documents or policies, or by contacting the carrier. Oral or written claims that differ from that which are stated in the documents governing those plans should not be relied upon - the provisions of those documents shall govern. Deborah reserves the right to unilaterally increase, decrease, cancel or add to the benefits outlined in this overview without prior notice. Deborah in no way intends to make any recommendations for or endorsements of any particular benefit or provider noted herein. Personal benefit decisions are an individual responsibility.
What makes Deborah special?
Deborah has been a leader in tertiary care services since 1922 and is the only specialty hospital in the region focused exclusively on cardiac, pulmonary and vascular disease. Widely respected for its supreme quality of health care and outstanding patient satisfaction, the hospital offers leading-edge technology and clinical services, as well as comprehensive outpatient programs. Its clinical outcomes consistently rank among the best in the country, and have resulted in various awards and recognitions.
What does this mean for your career?
Deborah staff work in an environment with the clinical challenges, technology and interventions typically found in a university-based setting, but with an employee culture more like a traditional community hospital. In this teaching hospital atmosphere, our employees have the unique opportunity to collaborate every day with a multi-disciplinary care team – including our employed medical staff. This provides an outstanding environment for staff development and career growth. Internal transfers are supported as a means to develop individual skills, talents and interests.
Flexibility is important to our staff, so we willingly consider individuals interested in full-time, part-time and even "relief/per diem" schedules that support employee work/life balance.
Deborah also offers a very competitive salary program that rewards individual experience and merit, as well as an extensive employee benefits package.
It’s because of these characteristics, and much more, that Deborah has received national recognition for its Employee Satisfaction.
If you're the type of person who enjoys the challenge of complex clinical care and thrives in an environment of teamwork, check into Deborah.
I worked at Deborah Heart and Lung Center full-time (More than 10 years)
Deborah offers great perks. Time off earned is fantastic. It's also a non profit organization which I was very proud to work at. Most everyone there works as a team and very loving and caring co-workers. Many people are not aware that Deborah would never send anyone a bill. Not even if you didn't have a dime to pay for your care. Deborah has a wonderful volunteer staff as well.
I hurt my shoulder and was out of work for over 6 months due to recovery and I lost my job. It's unfortunate they couldn't work with me a bit better to help me get back into work there. I have many talents and 5 star reviews for the 11 years I worked there. I still love Deborah and what they do for people.
Advice to Management
Try harder to help those who have worked very hard for the company. Treat each employee with respect and try to understand where they are coming from. I loved working for Deborah. It's an amazing team and I love what it stands for.
I applied online. I interviewed at Deborah Heart and Lung Center (Browns Mills, NJ) in August 2017.
The Recruiter was very thorough explaining the benefits this hospital offers, very nice and friendly. While walking to the Interview with a team of Dr's. I was told the history of Deborah Heart and Lung Hospital.
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