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Catholic Health Initiatives Advanced Practice Provider - Critical Care/ICU (0.6 FTE) in Tacoma, Washington

Our progressive multi-hospital Critical Care Service is growing and looking for an experienced Advanced Practice Provider (APP) to expand our services.

Shifts are primarily nights, 7:00pm - 7:00am, with some 7:00am-7:00pm days shifts on weekends and holidays. 12-Hour Shifts.

Locations can include our hospitals in Tacoma, Gig Harbor, Federal Way, and Lakewood.

The impact of the service and desire to extend it's coverage has led to the creation of the VMFH Critical Care APP Fellowship Program (https://www.chifranciscan.org/about-us/residencies/critical-care-app.html) . The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work with the fellows and participate in the fellowship program.

About our team:

A unique four-hospital Critical Care Service staffed with Board Certified physicians and a growing cadre of APP’s, backed by an advanced virtual ICU (VICU). The hospital system is composed of three community hospitals and a tertiary-care hospital with Cardiothoracic Surgery and Neurosurgery Services as well as a Level 2 Trauma Center.

In addition to experienced Critical Care nurses at the bedside and a full complement of bedside support staff, we have a mature VICU service with real-time audiovisual and telemetry monitoring. There is daytime in-hospital provider coverage, and night coverage with a physician in the VICU and APP’s providing bedside patient care, including consultations, and invasive procedures..

Candidate Requirements:

Certified Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner with two years or more Advanced Practitioner experience in inpatient care, preferably in a Critical Care. Experience with ventilator management, central venous and arterial line placement, intubation and Point of Care Ultrasound preferred.

Washington licensing ACLS and DEA licensing required at the time of starting work, Fundamentals of Critical Care Support and Palliative Academy in the first year of employment.

A Mission to Heal, a Promise to Care

Here to serve as your partner in health, offering a wide variety of services that care for the mind, body and spirit.

Since the Sisters of St. Francis of Philadelphia established St. Joseph Hospital (now Medical Center) in Tacoma in 1891, we’ve focused on providing the best possible health care for people in the communities we serve. At Virginia Mason Franciscan Health, we’re dedicated to healing the whole person — body, mind and spirit.

Experienced health care since 1891

At hospitals, clinics and outpatient centers throughout the Puget Sound area, our expert providers offer health care services with a caring touch. From routine wellness checks to acute care and chronic disease management, you can rely on Virginia Mason Franciscan Health for high-quality care based on research and education.

About Virginia Mason Franciscan Health

Virginia Mason Franciscan Health is a leading health system in Washington state. Formed by the integration of two outstanding health systems — CHI Franciscan and Virginia Mason — Virginia Mason Franciscan Health offers a wealth of convenient hospital, clinic and care locations in western Washington.

With more than 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 10 hospitals and nearly 300 care sites throughout the Puget Sound region.

Virginia Mason Franciscan Health has nearly 1,500 hospital beds and also includes Bailey-Boushay House (http://www.baileyboushay.org/) , 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 (https://www.benaroyaresearch.org/) , which is internationally recognized for autoimmune disease research; and Virginia Mason Institute (https://www.virginiamasoninstitute.org/) , which trains health care professionals and others around the world in the Virginia Mason Production System, an innovative management method for improving quality and safety.

Virginia Mason Franciscan Health includes hospitals throughout Washington, including:

  • St. Anne Hospital (https://www.vmfh.org/our-hospitals/st-anne-hospital.html) in Burien

  • St. Anthony Hospital (https://www.vmfh.org/our-hospitals/st-anthony-hospital.html) in Gig Harbor

  • St. Clare Hospital (https://www.vmfh.org/our-hospitals/st-clare-hospital/) in Lakewood

  • St. Elizabeth Hospital (https://www.vmfh.org/our-hospitals/st-elizabeth-hospital.html) in Enumclaw

  • St. Francis Hospital (https://www.vmfh.org/our-hospitals/st-francis-hospital.html) in Federal Way

  • St. Joseph Medical Center (https://www.vmfh.org/our-hospitals/st-joseph-medical-center.html) in Tacoma

  • St. Michael Medical Center (https://www.vmfh.org/our-hospitals/st-michael-medical-center.html) in Silverdale

  • Virginia Mason Medical Center (https://www.vmfh.org/content/vmfhorg/en/our-hospitals/virginia-mason-medical-center.html) in Seattle

  • Rehabilitation Hospital (https://www.vmfh.org/content/vmfhorg/en/our-hospitals/rehabilitation-hospital.html) in Tacoma

  • Wellfound Behavioral Health Hospital, Tacoma (https://www.vmfh.org/our-hospitals/wellfound-behavioral-health-hospital.html) in Tacoma

    Other facilities and services

Virginia Mason Franciscan Health offers a wide range of conveniently located clinics and specialty centers so you can get the care you need, when you need it, close to home.

  • More than 300 care facilities across western Washington, including primary care clinics, specialty centers and same-day surgery sites (https://www.vmfh.org/content/vmfhorg/en/find-a-location.html)

  • Walk-in and urgent care locations for non-emergency medical care are open evenings, weekends and some holidays (https://www.vmfh.org/content/vmfhorg/en/our-services/urgent-walk-in-care.html)

  • Virtual urgent care for minor medical issues, such as colds, flu and bladder infections, that can be addressed from the comfort of your home

  • A regional network of primary care and specialty care clinics (https://www.vmfh.org/content/vmfhorg/en/find-a-doctor.html) , doctors and other professional providers

  • Center for Cardiovascular Health (https://www.vmfh.org/content/vmfhorg/en/our-services/center-for-cardiovascular-health.html)

  • Center for Digestive Health

  • Center for Neurosciences & Spine (https://www.vmfh.org/content/vmfhorg/en/our-services/center-for-neurosciences-spine.html)

  • Dialysis centers

  • Occupational health (https://www.vmfh.org/content/vmfhorg/en/our-services/occupational-health.html) and rehabilitation (https://www.vmfh.org/content/vmfhorg/en/our-services/therapy-services.html)

  • Specialized women’s care, including breast health (https://www.vmfh.org/content/vmfhorg/en/our-services/womens-health/breast-health.html) , pelvic health (https://www.vmfh.org/content/vmfhorg/en/our-services/womens-health/pelvic-floor-center-pelvic-health.html) , gynecology (https://www.vmfh.org/content/vmfhorg/en/our-services/womens-health/gynecology.html) and pregnancy and childbirth (https://www.vmfh.org/content/vmfhorg/en/our-services/womens-health/pregnancy-childbirth.html)

  • Orthopedics and sports medicine care (https://www.vmfh.org/content/vmfhorg/en/our-services/orthopedics-and-sports-medicine.html)

  • Hospice & Palliative Care (https://www.vmfh.org/content/vmfhorg/en/our-services/hospice-palliative-care-grief-services.html)

    Our anti-discriminatory practice

Virginia Mason Franciscan Health does not exclude, deny benefits to, or otherwise discriminate against any person on the basis of age, race, color, creed, national origin, ethnicity, religion, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, physical, mental or other disability, citizenship, medical condition, or any other basis prohibited by federal, state or local law in admission to, participation in, or receipt of the services and benefits under any of its programs and activities, whether carried out by Virginia Mason Franciscan Health directly or through a contractor or any other entity with which Virginia Mason Franciscan Health arranges to carry out its programs and activities.

We are based in the Pacific Northwest at the heart of the stunningly beautiful Puget Sound region of Washington. Our main support offices are located in Tacoma, with clinics and hospitals in King, Kitsap and Pierce counties. Here we enjoy mild weather and stunning views of Mount Rainier and the Olympic Mountains. The Puget Sound communities offer award-winning arts, cultural, and sporting events with national recognition. A region of economic and cultural diversity, The Puget Sound is a great place to work, play and raise a family.

We are part of CommonSpirit Health, a nonprofit, Catholic health system dedicated to advancing health for all people. It was created in February 2019 through the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health. CommonSpirit Health is committed to creating healthier communities, delivering exceptional patient care, and ensuring every person has access to quality health care. With its national office in Chicago and a team of approximately 150,000 employees and 25,000 physicians and advanced practice clinicians, CommonSpirit Health operates 142 hospitals and more than 700 care sites across 21 states. In FY 2018, Catholic Health Initiatives and Dignity Health had combined revenues of $29.2 billion and provided $4.2 billion in charity care, community benefit, and unreimbursed government programs. Learn more at www.commonspirit.org

We are based in the Pacific Northwest at the heart of the stunningly beautiful Puget Sound region of Washington. Our main support offices are located in Tacoma, with clinics and hospitals in King, Kitsap and Pierce counties. Here we enjoy mild weather and stunning views of Mount Rainier and the Olympic Mountains. The Puget Sound communities offer award-winning arts, cultural, and sporting events with national recognition. A region of economic and cultural diversity, The Puget Sound is a great place to work, play and raise a family.

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.

Consistent with our Core Values, Catholic Health Initiatives employers 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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