Cardiac Anesthesiologist

Virginia Mason Franciscan Health
Tacoma, Washington
Closing date
Jun 18, 2024

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Cardiac Anesthesiologist, St. Joseph Medical Center, Tacoma, WA

Virginia Mason Franciscan Health

The Center for Cardiovascular Health and the Franciscan Medical group at Virginia Mason Franciscan Health (VMFH) are actively looking to hire a full-time cardiac anesthesiologist at St. Joseph Medical Center in Tacoma, WA. The Center for Cardiovascular Health includes over 160 cardiovascular providers that support VMFH across 11 hospitals and nearly 300 sites of care throughout the greater Puget Sound region.

Job Description:

This is a rare cardiac only model opportunity with guaranteed salary for a fellowship trained

physician to join our nationally recognized multiple 3 3-star STS award winning care

team at St. Joseph Medical Center (SJMC) in Tacoma, WA. We perform over 500 open heart cases a year, including a large volume of mitral valve surgeries. This position will also support a very active cardiac interventional program that includes TEE dependent electrophysiology procedures, structural heart (TAVR/WATCHMAN/Mitra-clip), and other cath lab procedures. Call will be cardiac only and taken from home with a 1:6 rotation. Come join our collaborative award winning team now and enjoy living life in the beautiful Pacific Northwest. SJMC has more than a century of history serving the community needs with award winning programs.


BC/BE Anesthesiology

  • Fellowship in cardiac anesthesiology and diplomat status in Advanced Perioperative Transesophageal Echocardiography (testamur status considered for recent fellowship graduates)
  • Ability to obtain a medical professional license in the State of Washington
  • Ability to obtain a DEA with full prescriptive authority needed for specific practice

About Virginia Mason Franciscan Health:

Our integrated health system has nearly 1,500 hospital beds including Bailey-Boushay House, the first skilled-nursing and outpatient chronic care management program in the United States designed specifically to meet the needs of people with HIV/AIDS; Benaroya Research Institute, internationally recognized for autoimmune disease research; and Virginia Mason Institute, a teaching organization which coaches health care professionals and others around the world in the Virginia Mason Production System, an innovative lean management method for improving quality and safety.?

Salary & Benefits

Guaranteed Salary: $550,000 with up to $50,000 additional in value based metrics. We offer a starting bonus, relocation assistance, and expense reimbursement.

The posted compensation range is a reasonable estimate that extends from the lowest to the highest pay CommonSpirit in good faith believes it might pay for this particular job, based on the circumstances at the time of posting. CommonSpirit may ultimately pay more or less than the posted range as permitted by law.

While you are busy caring for your patients, we will take care of you and your family with benefits that include:

  • Medical/dental/vision insurance plans
  • Flexible Spending Account or Health Savings Account
  • Retirement plans
  • Relocation assistance, if needed.
  • Employer paid life insurance
  • Short and long term disability programs
  • Time away
  • As a non-profit; VMFH is eligible for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at Virginia Mason Franciscan Health

We commit to fostering an equitable, diverse and intentionally inclusive environment we strive for all to feel valued, respected and that they belong. Our unique life experiences and backgrounds make our patient care extraordinary. Our diversity fuels our culture of innovation and transformative health care. Our differences are our strengths and inspire a promising future.

Living in the Pacific Northwest

Located in the Pacific NW, the Tacoma-Seattle area has a mild climate year-round and is close to the great outdoors where we enjoy an abundance of activities with our close proximity to the waters of Puget Sound and surrounding mountains. City life and cultural activities are also thriving.

We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

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Equal Opportunity Employment:

Consistent with our Core Values, we are EEO/AA/M/F/Vets/Disabled Employers. Qualified applications 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.

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