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.
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.