Berkshire Medical Center, Inc.

725 North Street Pittsfield, Massachusetts 01201

Why Choose Berkshire Health Systems?

Because we are an award-winning organization that strives every day to provide the highest standards of care to our patients, their families and to our community.

After more than a decade of investments in people, technology and facilities, we have created an environment where talented physicians can deliver exceptional care.

Berkshire Medical Center, our anchor 292-bed hospital in Pittsfield, MA, is ranked among the Top 5% of Hospitals in the Nation for Clinical Excellence by HealthGrades® and a recipient of HealthGrades Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence for 2013, 2014 and 2015, along with Excellence Awards for Joint Replacement, Pulmonary, and Critical Care, and is Five-Star Rated in numerous specialty areas. BMC has earned more recognition for cardiovascular care by the American Heart Association than any other hospital in the United States. BMC is also a Level III Trauma Center, a Primary Stroke Center, and has multiple major accreditations and awards.

Fairview Hospital, our 25-bed critical access hospital in nearby Great Barrington, MA, has been recognized by HealthGrades with its 2015 Outstanding Patient Safety and Outstanding Patient Satisfication Awards, and is a Leapfrog Top 100 Rural Hospital. Teaming with its sister hospital, Berkshire Medical Center, patients at Fairview have access to a full continuum of care.

Our physicians chose Berkshire Health Systems for many of the following reasons:

Outstanding Clinical Care: Our quality is extraordinary, and this has been validated independently by many organizations, such as HealthGrades, The Joint Commission and CareChex, to name a few. What stands behind these recognitions are great outcomes that our patients have experienced from exceptional providers of care.

National Recognition for Technology: BMC is a leader in the use of system-wide electronic health records and was one of the first group of Massachusetts hospitals to utilize Computerized Physician Order Entry and has a comprehensive Electronic Health Record system for both inpatient and physician practices. As a result of its leading edge use of technology, Berkshire Health Systems has been recognized as one of the nation's Most Wired for 2011 and 2012. Read more about our leading edge technology.

A Full Range of Specialties and Sub-specialties: Hospitalist Program, primary care, heart-failure clinic, electrophysiology lab, cardiac catheterization, minimally invasive surgery (including robotic-assisted), endocrinology, state-of-the-art pain management. These are just a few of the many programs that are part of comprehensive healthcare for our community. Read more about our full range of specialties by clicking onSpecialties and More Specialties.

The Opportunity to Teach: BMC is affiliated with the University of Massachusetts Medical School, Tufts University and the University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine. Read more about our medical education programs.

Fast Facts: With nearly 3,500 employees and 450 medical staff, Berkshire Health Systems is the area's largest employer, offering highly-competitive salaries and other benefits. Read more about Berkshire Health Systems with our Fast Facts and More Fast Facts. You can also learn more about living in the Berkshires.

Line of Business

Berkshire Health Systems is the region's leading provider of comprehensive healthcare services. With award-winning programs, nationally-recognized physicians, world-class technology and a sincere commitment to the community, BHS is delivering the kind of advanced healthcare most commonly found in large metropolitan centers.

A private, not-for-profit organization, BHS serves the region through a network of affiliates which include Berkshire Medical Center, the BMC Hillcrest Campus, Fairview Hospital, Berkshire Visiting Nurse Association, BHS physician practices, and long-term care associate Berkshire Healthcare Systems. Each of these facilities is distinguished by the high quality of their programs and services, and by the credentials, skill and compassion of their physicians, nurses and caregivers.

Benefits

To demonstrate our commitment to our employees, we offer some of the most competitive benefits in healthcare ~ providing both flexibility and choice.  Many of these benefits can be paid for on a pre-tax basis.

Medical Insurance

You have a choice of four comprehensive medical plans:  Network Blue New England HMO, Network Blue New England Wellness HMO, Blue Care Elect (PPO) and Health New England Wellness HMO.  Our plans are designed to meet the diverse needs of employees and their families.  These options include innovative wellness plans through Blue Cross and Health New England that provide generous fitness weight loss, and vision benefits to members.

Your coverage will begin on the first day of your employment. 

Dental Insurance

Three dental options provide different levels of basic, preventative, and restorative services including orthodontic care for children.  Dental coverage also begins on the first day of employment.

Flexible Spending Account

A Health Care and Dependent Care Spending Account can be established to shelter up to $5000 per account in pre-tax dollars for eligible out-of-pocket expenses.  For your convenience a debit card will be provided to you to pay for eligible expenses at the time of purchase.

Disability Insurance

After three months of employment you will be eligible for the employer paid long-term disability insurance program that offers 50% income replacement. An option to increase your coverage is available.  Short Term Disability Coverage is available for you to purchase.

Life and AD&D Insurance

You will become eligible for this insurance after three months of employment.  Berkshire Health System pays for the basic coverage and you have the option to purchase additional coverage for yourself and your eligible family members.

Pension Plan

A 403(b)  Pension Plan is available through Diversified Investment Advisors.  Upon meeting eligibility requirements BHS will contribute an amount equal to 2.5% of your annual salary as well as a half percent match for every 1% contributed by you up to the first 4% of your contribution.

Paid TIme Off

BHS offers generous paid time off plans in the form of Earned Time and Long Term Illness Bank.

Your Earned Time allows you to accrue paid time off for vacation, holiday, sick and personal.  Accrued hours carry over from year to year and increase with length of service.  An annual cash-in-option is also available. 

A long term illness bank is also provided during your first year of employment to be used for extended personal illnesses.

Additional Benefits/Services Include:

  • Comprehensive Wellness program including regular health screenings and coaching, and other healthy lifestyle programs
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Shift/Weekend Differential
  • Direct Deposit/On-Line Paystubs
  • Employee Pharmacy
  • Cafeteria Discounts
  • Reduced Local Gym/Fitness Memberships
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Credit Union
  • Free Parking
  • Verizon & ATT Wireless Discounts

Please note that only partial benefit information is contained on this site.  Additional information can be provided during the recruitment process.

Physicians may be eligible for additional benefits such as CME, Malpractice Insurance, Vacation, and 457(b) plan. 

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725 North Street
Pittsfield Massachusetts 01201
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