Orthopedic Sports Medicine Surgery Physician

  • Job Reference: 1326783282-2
  • Date Posted: 16 May 2024
  • Recruiter: CommonSpirit Health
  • Location: Seattle, Washington
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Care in the community, Care workers, Management & Supervisors, Restaurant & Service, Senior Care workers
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description


Virginia Mason Franciscan Health is a leading health system in Washington State, with its flagship institution in Seattle, Washington. Formed by the integration of two outstanding health systems CHI Franciscan and Virginia Mason, VMFH offers a wealth of convenient hospital, clinic and care locations in western Washington.

We are looking for a BE/BC Orthopedic Sports Medicine Surgeon to join our Seattle location, which is in the heart of Seattle's downtown. The group is heavily involved in the care of patients throughout the region as well as professional sports teams, with direct coverage provided to the National Hockey League Seattle Kraken as well as professional rugby through the Seattle SeaWolves major league rugby team.


Our practice is supported by a team of physician assistants, as well as dedicated clinical staff and multiple OR sites. Candidates would be expected to have familiarity with knee and shoulder arthroscopy including ligament reconstruction, stabilization, and meniscus and tendon repair. Opportunity exists for hip arthroscopy as well, though this is not a requirement of the role.

  • Board Certified or Board Eligible in Orthopedic Surgery (ABOS)
  • 2+ years experience after training 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
  • ACLS required

Candidates should be interested in the care of professional sports teams, as VMFH continues to build its relationships with professional athletics in the region. We are looking for collegial team players with good patient and customer service skills. Our medical group is committed to being the area's first choice for athletes of all ages and levels, and to building a larger group in the years to come. We are looking for physicians and professional providers who embody a passion for excellence to help us achieve our goal.

About Virginia Mason Franciscan Health

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. 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 lean management method for improving quality and safety.

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at Virginia Mason Franciscan Health

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.

We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

While you're busy caring for your patients, we'll take care of you and your family with benefits that include:

  • Medical/dental/vision insurance plans
  • Flexible Spending Account or Health Savings Account
  • Retirement plans
  • Relocation assistance, if eligible.
  • Prescription program
  • Employer paid life insurance
  • Short and long term disability programs
  • Time away
  • As a non-profit; VMFH is eligible for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program
  • Commuter benefits
  • Bright Horizons programs; support for children, pets, dependent adults and household needs
  • Mental health and well-being programs
  • and more!

Pay Range
$240.38 - $276.44 /hour