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Virginia Mason Franciscan Health Physician - Gastroenterologist - IBD in Seattle, Washington

Physician - Gastroenterologist - IBD

Virginia Mason Medical CenterSeattle, Washington

Requisition ID 222695 Employment Type Full Time Department Gastroenterology Hours/Pay Period 80 Shift Day Weekly Schedule Days Category Physician and Physician Assistant


Virginia Mason Franciscan Health brings together two award winning health systems in Washington state – CHI Franciscan and Virginia Mason. As one integrated health system with the most patient access points in western Washington our team includes 18,000 staff and nearly 5,000 employed physicians and affiliated providers. At Virginia Mason Franciscan Health you will find the safest and highest quality of care provided by our expert, compassionate medical care team at 11 hospitals and nearly 300 sites throughout the greater Puget Sound region.


The Center for Digestive Health at Virginia Mason Franciscan Health is recruiting a BC/BE Gastroenterologist - IBD.

The primary practice site for this position will be at Virginia Mason Medical Center in Seattle, however, the reach of this position will extend across our entire system within the Puget Sound region. This is an excellent opportunity with a primary focus on caring for patients with inflammatory bowel disease in a collegial, multidisciplinary care environment with superb support staff. This position will work with our Inflammatory Bowel Disease program. If you will be attending the DDW conference, please also see our conference information below.

The ideal candidate will have excellent communication and a strong commitment to patient and team-centered care. An interest in clinical research and teaching is a plus. Individuals with a desire to start an IBD fellowship program are encouraged to apply, as are those with an interest in systems-based healthcare and clinical program design. For the right candidate with IBD expertise, there is also potential for future leadership to grow and build this program throughout the healthcare system.

The Center for Digestive Health is a destination program for the care of patients with digestive health concerns. Over 80 clinicians in gastroenterology and gastrointestinal surgery provide over 76,000 clinic visits, 55,000 endoscopic procedures and 9,000 surgeries annually across Virginia Mason Franciscan Health locations. The center is founded on providing the best possible clinical outcomes to the patients it serves with additional focus on innovation through research as well as training the next generation of experts and leaders in the field. Infrastructure includes a clinical research and analytics team, in addition to academic support. Several clinical and research fellowships are housed within the center and clinicians are engaged as faculty in training medical and surgical residents.


  • BC/BE in gastroenterology

  • Fellowship trained preferred

  • Ability to obtain a medical professional license in the State of WA.

  • Ability to obtain a DEA with full prescriptive authority needed for specific practice.

DDW Conference

Virginia Mason Franciscan Health will have team members from our Seattle GI practice at the DDW conference in San Diego from 5/21-5/24. We have a current opening for a Physician - IBD Specialist for our Seattle and regional locations. If you would be interested in meeting with one of our team members about this role at the conference or virtually, please send your CV to

About Virginia Mason Franciscan Health

Virginia Mason Franciscan Health brings together two award winning health systems in Washington state – CHI Franciscan and Virginia Mason. As one integrated health system with the most patient access points in western Washington our team includes18,000 staff and nearly 5,000 employed physicians and affiliated providers. At Virginia Mason Franciscan Health you’ll find expert, compassionate medical care at 11 hospitals and nearly 300 sites of care throughout the greater Puget Sound region. 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 management method for improving quality and safety.

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at Virginia Mason

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, Seattle is an area with a mild climate year round and 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. With a variety of neighborhoods and areas to work and live, there are many choices for the type of lifestyle you’d like to enjoy.

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