Dear Prospective Franciscan Nurse,
Welcome to the Franciscan Health System web site, and thank you for your interest in a career with our organization
As a 25-year employee myself, I can tell you first-hand that Franciscan is truly a Best Place to Work. Like so many of you, I chose nursing as my profession because I believed that as a nurse, I could make a true impact on my patients' health and well being. The opportunities here at Franciscan to learn and advance your career are tremendous. Today, I believe that Franciscan nurses, more than nurses anywhere else, have a unique opportunity to provide world-class care for their patients, while they find meaning and engagement in their everyday work.
Our Franciscan culture is unique. Our innovative Spirit at Work program encourages nurses—and all employees—to make suggestions to enhance the workplace; strengthen relations among staff members; enrich the quality of patient care; and improve staff satisfaction.
Building on a decade of success with Spirit at Work, we have launched the Franciscan Experience, a system-wide effort to extend our healing ministry by creating a positive and consistent experience for our patients—an experience that heals the mind, body and spirit.
I believe our mission to be a healing influence in the communities we serve sets us apart from many other employers. Our mission influences every decision we make and fosters an atmosphere of respect for patients and staff alike.
"A couple traveling RNs told me that SAH was a great hospital that provides not only excellent medical care, but treats all patients with the highest level of respect & dignity. This brought me from San Francisco to Gig Harbor."
Dylan Craig, RN,
Critical Care, St. Anthony Hospital
So, I hope that the more you learn about Franciscan, the more excited you will become about joining our team. Please spend some time browsing our web site, and don't hesitate to contact one of our recruiters with any questions or for help completing your application.
Best of luck in your job search, and I hope to see you at work in a Franciscan facility soon.
Laurie Brown, RN, MN
Vice President, Chief Nursing Officer
BSN – Intercollegiate Center for Nursing – Washington State University
MN – University of Washington - Tacoma