Other Career Opportunities

There is a wide array of opportunities available at Brigham and Women’s Hospital – both for people who deliver patient care, as well as people that support them. Whatever your area of interest, you can definitely find a path at BWH. Discover additional opportunities available in professional/managerial, technical, and support services.

Professional/Managerial

Physician Assistant

The Physician Assistant group continues to grow at BWH, offering advancement in the following areas:

  • Internal Medicine
  • Medical sub-specialties
  • General Surgery
  • Surgical sub-specialties
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Interventional Radiology
  • Orthopedics
  • Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery
  • Neurology and Neurosurgery

As a large employer of Physician Assistants in Massachusetts, we are able to offer PA-specific education, including PA grand rounds; career development programs with PA-specific step pathways; support and reimbursement for conference attendance, and the opportunity to belong to both local and national professional organizations.

Public Affairs

Keeping up with the clinical, research and teaching advances of a leading academic medical center and biomedical research institution is a huge undertaking – one that certainly doesn't allow the BWH Public Affairs team to rest on their laurels.

BWH's Department of Public Affairs oversees internal and external communications. This includes everything from producing several publications and other electronic and web-based communications for 15,000 employees, to responding to hundreds of inquiries from local, national and international media, to seeking information about our groundbreaking research and medical milestones, to getting expert opinions on a broad range of healthcare topics.

The department’s most valuable and rewarding responsibility is to keep our employees, patients and families aware of BWH’s outstanding care – care which gives reason for ongoing hope. Knowledge of a breakthrough procedure or alternative treatment can affect the quality of life for everyone involved. So the job of Public Affairs is not just to report the facts, but to communicate the emotional and tangible benefits behind those facts – to the internal and external BWH communities.

Marketing

To build on the BWH tradition of innovative and compassionate patient care takes more than outstanding medicine. It also takes outstanding marketing. As one of the most sophisticated and renowned healthcare and research organizations in the world, we rely on marketing expertise to communicate vital information about us – both to the media and to a global external audience.

Whether coordinating business plans, announcing new initiatives, or simply making our successes known, the men and women of our Marketing Department find their careers highly satisfying, professionally and personally.

Finance

Brigham and Women's Hospital knows that groundbreaking research and state-of-the-art medicine are not just the province of physicians and nurses. Behind our vast resources – financial and technological – is a sophisticated network of financial professionals who make our organization as efficient as it is brilliant. We turn to these professionals to invest our monetary resources, wisely and ethically – in order to ensure a secure future for us all.

Like any large organization in the 21st century, Brigham and Women's demands complex and creative solutions to its financial needs. A finance career at Brigham and Women's Hospital translates into better medicine and a healthier world – perhaps the best return of all.

Center for Clinical Excellence

Our objective is clear – we exist to facilitate the achievement of excellence in clinical care delivery throughout Brigham and Women's Hospital.

We achieve our objective through the creative application of rigorous analytics, innovation and re-design methodologies, and extensive internal and external benchmarking to identify and promote best practices. Working in the Center provides a wonderful opportunity for professional development and growth in all levels of service at BWH.

Technical

Biomedical Engineering

Partners Biomedical Engineering ensures that technology is used appropriately and safely, that it performs properly and that it is managed cost-effectively. Our unwavering goal is that no patient ever be harmed by a medical device, and so we continually seek to improve these devices, as well as to assist other staff who are working toward the same goal.

To learn more about Biomedical Engineering, please visit: http://biomed.partners.org

Department of Pathology

The Department of Pathology at BWH is recognized as one of the finest in the world. In addition to providing the highest level of clinical care, the Department’s other key missions are the translation of research discoveries into patient treatments, the rapid development of molecular tests across clinical laboratories, and the regular evaluation of the latest instruments and technologies.

Medical and technology staff are integral members of our team, providing either direct patient care (such as phlebotomy), laboratory services on challenging cases, or helping to train the next generation of physicians. Career ladders take into account basic skills, performance, leadership abilities, and technical expertise. Cross-training opportunities exist within the laboratories. Both full and part-time positions are available, covering multiple shifts.

Technical opportunities exist in the following areas:

  • Clinical Laboratories
  • Phlebotomy Services
  • Blood Bank/Transfusion Medicine
  • Center for Advanced Molecular Diagnostics
  • Anatomic Pathology

Neurology

The Department of Neurology provides care to patients with diseases of the brain, spinal cord, peripheral nerves or muscles.

Specialists offer diagnostic evaluation, consultation and management of neurobehavioral and memory disorders, neuromuscular diseases, cerebrovascular disease, movement disorders, seizure disorders, sleep disorders, brain tumors and headaches.

The department's neurologists conduct research on Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, multiple sclerosis, molecular immunology, neuronal cell biology, biochemistry and neuropathology.

Vascular Lab

Brigham and Women's Hospital Vascular Diagnostic Laboratory has attained recognition for its high level of patient care and quality testing in the diagnosis of vascular disease. Our facility achieved accreditation by the Intersocietal Commission for the Accreditation of Vascular Laboratories (ICAVL) – a distinction earned by only a select few laboratories.

The Laboratory is staffed by extensively trained vascular sonographers. It is equipped with state-of-the-art non-invasive imaging equipment, including three digital image archiving systems and six state-of-the-art ultrasound imaging devices.

The emotional rewards here are equal to the technological support. Individuals are recognized for their valuable contributions. Birthdays and career milestones are always celebrated. This creates a culture where quality health care and camaraderie exist side by side.

Information Systems

Advances in patient care depend upon advances in technology. Brigham and Women's Information Systems Department provides the technology and information to support the hospital’s daily operation as well as its strategic initiatives. We bring innovative technology to practice and we support the hospital’s mission to give the best in patient care, in teaching, and in research.

Radiology/Diagnostic Imaging

As a level 1-trauma center, we handle the most challenging clinical cases with the most cutting-edge imaging techniques. In our exciting, fast-paced environment, no two days are the same – and our staff enjoys the fulfillment that comes from being part of a world-class team.

Brigham and Women’s Radiology consistently ranks among the top 10 recipients of funding from the National Institutes of Health – which is in addition to the many grants we receive from organizations such as the Radiological Society of North America. This means that at any one time, there are dozens of large-scale projects being conducted by our department.

Many of our technologists relish the opportunity to mentor the next generation of colleagues. Since BWH is a teaching hospital affiliated with Harvard Medical School, our technologists are invited to teach at Harvard’s residency and fellowship training programs.

Support Services

Food Services

Each day, members of our Food Service Department bring nutritious meals to patients and employees – and each day, the service runs like clockwork. So how does the team and BWH do it? With good training, good attendance and good hires.

The staff’s insistence on punctuality ensures that everyone works together. BWH backs this up not only with training, but also by welcoming any and all questions our employees have. Everyone understands "we are here for the patients and patients come first " -- so asking questions is a sure way to finding the best answers.

Central Transport

Central Transport moves patients during their stays, and also acts as a messenger and delivery service throughout the hospital. Requirements for members of the Transport Team are maturity, mobility, flexibility and a caring attitude.

Engineering

Professionals working in our Engineering Department provide safe and reliable care for patients, employees and visitors at BWH.

With the addition of new buildings and new mechanical systems, BWH is a challenging and rewarding place for engineers. Positions in many licensed and unlicensed trades exist within the department. Employees have the opportunity to enhance their careers through additional training, which in turn leads to ongoing opportunities. Because the Engineering Department is such a great place to work, many of our employees have been with us their entire career.

Environmental Services

Brigham and Women's knows that our facilities – and the people who run and maintain them – are a critical part of our success. The Environmental Services Department (ESD) plays a critical role in maintaining infection control, and employing state-of-the-art equipment and processes for the health and well being of our patients, staff and visitors.

Opportunities abound for cleaning professionals. ESD offers a career track and onsite ESL (English as a Second Language) classes to help our staff achieve their greatest potential. Additional educational opportunities are available for those interested in professional advancement. Compensation is competitive and we offer a variety of work schedules. Our diverse leadership team is multi-lingual to support the needs of our staff.

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