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CHI Franciscan Health, based in Tacoma, Washington, is a multi-hospital integrated health system serving areas of the Puget Sound and nearby communities.

Franciscan Medical Group is a regional network of primary-care and specialty-care clinics, physicians and other professional providers. Franciscan Medical Group is home to over 650 physicians and professional providers.

We are seeking a skilled, dynamic, and personable Physician Assistant to join our Neurosurgery practice in the Franciscan Medical Group. Join a group of 4 highly respected neurosurgeons and 3 APCs in an ideal practice setting in Tacoma, a thriving mid-sized city in a beautiful location, with easy access to sports, recreation, nature and cosmopolitan culture.

St. Joseph Hospital and Medical Center provides state of the art resources including Stryker Navigation, Medtronic Stealth, Leksell Gamma Knife, and Neuro ICU-PCU units. The medical community has an excellent network of neuroscience physicians including neurologists, anesthesiologists, critical care physicians, ED physicians, and PM&R specialists. There is superb radiology support including seven neuroradiologists and two highly skilled neurointerventional radiologists who treat complex neurovascular conditions. A comprehensive trauma team admits and cares for trauma patients with neurosurgical consultation. We have a close working relationship with the orthopedic spine surgeons in our community. We do not treat children, as they are cared for at a pediatric hospital outside of our system.

We are part of Catholic Health Initiatives, a nonprofit, faith-based health system formed in 1996 through the consolidation of four Catholic health systems, expresses its mission each day by creating and nurturing healthy communities in the hundreds of sites across the nation where it provides care. The nation's second-largest non-profit health system, Englewood, Colorado-based CHI operates in 17 states and comprises 100 hospitals, including four academic health centers and major teaching hospitals as well as 30 critical-access facilities; community health-services organizations; accredited nursing colleges; home-health agencies; living communities; and other facilities and services that span the inpatient and outpatient continuum of care.

Community:

Clear views of Mount Rainier and the beautiful waters of Puget Sound offer a dramatic backdrop for life in Tacoma. As Washington's third-largest city, Tacoma continues to grow as an economic and cultural core of Pierce County.

Tacoma is located just 35 miles south of Seattle. It offers all the advantages of a major metropolitan area while living in a mid-size city with easy access to some of the finest outdoor recreational areas.

Known for its world-renowned glass art, Tacoma's vibrant urban core is alive with culture. Find yourself surrounded by creativity and city sophistication when you eat, shop and stroll Tacoma's downtown. The friendly city inspires many to celebrate the melding of old and new. See historic architecture amidst urban design.

The city's many districts abound with culture. Stroll the museum district where you can explore art, glass and history. Wander amongst the eclectic mix of upbeat restaurants and music venues on Sixth Avenue. Shop the unique boutiques in the historic Proctor and Stadium districts, which bustle with foot traffic. Rooted in the arts, Tacoma is the place to be.

Tacoma is ideally situated along the saltwater banks of Puget Sound. Boasting stunning natural surroundings, you don't need to pack hiking boots to enjoy the mesmerizing outdoors. Explore the parks, gardens and wildlife that make Tacoma a nature wonderland. The nature in Tacoma extends beyond just land. Comb the beaches of the water's edge and test the open waters in a kayak or boat. Come experience Tacoma's nature, rain or shine. There's plenty for you do to, both indoors and out.
CHI Franciscan Health, based in Tacoma, Washington, includes eight full-service hospitals located in the Puget Sound area. Franciscan Medical Group is our regional network of primary-care and specialty-care clinics, physicians and other professional providers; in-home and inpatient hospice and palliative services; same-day surgery centers; dialysis centers; occupational health and physical therapy clinics; and centers for advanced medicine in women's care and heart and vascular services. Franciscan Medical Group is home to over 700 physicians and professional providers representing a unique network of primary care and specialties.

Catholic Health Initiatives, a nonprofit, faith-based health system formed in 1996 through the consolidation of four Catholic health systems, expresses its mission each day by creating and nurturing healthy communities in the hundreds of sites across the nation where it provides care. The nation's second-largest non-profit health system, Englewood, Colorado-based CHI operates in 19 states and comprises 102 hospitals, including four academic health centers and major teaching hospitals as well as 30 critical-access facilities; community health-services organizations; accredited nursing colleges; home-health agencies; living communities; and other facilities and services that span the inpatient and outpatient continuum of care.


Consistent with our Core Values, Catholic Health Initiatives employers are EEO/AA/M/F/Vets/Disabled Employers. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identification, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected characteristic.