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Franciscan Inpatient Team (FIT)

FIT physicians The Franciscan Inpatient Team (FIT) is Franciscan Health System's hospitalist program. The program, originally founded in 1995, consists of more than 100 Franciscan employed physicians, advanced nurse practitioners, and physician assistants who provide exceptional medical care to patients admitted to any one of Franciscan's eight hospitals. It is the largest inpatient care team in the Northwest.

Philosophy of care

Every member of the Franciscan Inpatient Team shares the same goal - to leave a patient's bedside having given that patient and their family the first-class personalized care we would wish for our family members, from admission through discharge. Our ongoing emphasis is on compassionate, high-quality care for people of all ethnic backgrounds and financial circumstances.

Why Join FIT?

Our inpatient physicians are a diverse group of professionals that enjoy a collegial team approach to medicine and an undying dedication to managing complex patient care. Quality and efficiency are of great importance, and the team constantly strives to improve medical outcomes and work collaboratively to serve the patients, hospital, and community physicians. All protocols and orders sets are maintained electronically, physicians have EMR access from any location, and Up-To-Date, e-scripts and voice recognition software at all computers, are just a few tools FIT physicians utilize to achieve high efficiency and expertly manage the full cycle of medical care.

At Franciscan, we are committed to providing our doctors with a work-life balance that is above the norm and offer our physicians can choose from one of several flexible schedules. At Franciscan, we are committed to providing our doctors with a work-life balance that is above the norm and our physicians can choose from one of several flexible schedules.