Catholic Health Initiatives Physician - Neurosurgeon (Per Diem) in Tacoma, WA in Tacoma, Washington

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 approximately 700 physicians and professional providers.

We are seeking a skilled, dynamic, and personable Neurosurgeon to join our practice in the Franciscan Medical Group. Join a group of 4 highly respected neurosurgeons 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. Quickly establish a thriving practice of general neurosurgery with emphasis on your area of specialization.

The ideal candidate is a board certified neurosurgeon (American Board of Neurological Surgery ) with sub-specialty training and/or experience in spine.

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.

Physician employees of CHI Franciscan Health enjoy an outstanding benefits package that includes medical, vision, dental and malpractice insurance coverage as well as a strong retirement plan. Compensation is very competitive.

Email your CV to matthewharris@chifranciscan.org for consideration.

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 18 states and comprises 104 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.

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.

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 we provide care. The nation’s third-largest nonprofit health system, Englewood, Colorado-based CHI operates in 18 states and comprises 104 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. In fiscal year 2016, CHI provided more than $1.1 billion in financial assistance and community benefit – a 13% increase over the previous year -- for programs and services for the poor, free clinics, education and research. Financial assistance and community benefit totaled more than $2 billion with the inclusion of the unpaid costs of Medicare. The health system, which generated operating revenues of $15.9 billion in fiscal year 2016, has total assets of approximately $22.7 billion. Learn more at www.catholichealthinitiatives.org

Catholic Health Initiatives and its organizations are Equal Opportunity Employers and support a drug-free work environment.