Join a high functioning, collaborative team of Hospitalists - Franciscan In-patient Hospitalist Team (FIT)
About Virginia Mason Franciscan Health:
Virginia Mason Franciscan Health brings together two leading health systems in Washington State CHI Franciscan and Virginia Mason into one integrated health system with more than 300 care sites in western Washington. With a team of 18,000 team members and staff, and nearly 5,000 employed physicians and affiliated providers, Virginia Mason Franciscan Health provides expert, compassionate medical care at 11 hospitals and nearly 300 sites of care throughout the Puget Sound region. The integrated health system has nearly 1,500 hospital beds and is committed to caring for the most vulnerable in our communities, including the poor and underserved, providing nearly $200 million in community benefit free, subsidized and reduced-cost health care and programs.
A mission to heal, a promise to care.
Job Summary for Hospitalist-Perioperative Surgical Home
Responsible for the assessment and management in the perioperative phases of care, including pre-operation, intra-operation and post-operation.
Serves as a partner for employed and independent surgeons who operate at Virginia Mason Franciscan facilities to help manage and mitigate surgical risk factors as it relates to the operation, anesthesia, and post-discharge care outcomes.
Additional Essential Job Functions
Advocates on behalf of patients for the optimization of their medical and social condition prior to surgical intervention.
Is able to convey complex medical information to a wide range of stakeholders at a level appropriate for their understanding, including medical doctors, administrators, clinical staff, and patients
Educates patients on appropriate self-care, positive lifestyle modifications and their impact on surgery
Statement of common purpose
Our physicians and team members create healthier communities through healing the whole person in mind, body and spirit.
Virginia Mason Franciscan Health's Mission
As CommonSpirit Health, we make the healing presence of God known in our world by improving the health of the people we serve, especially those who are vulnerable, while we advance social justice for all.
A healthier future for all, inspired by faith, driven by innovation and powered by our humanity.