About Us

The seeds for CHI Franciscan Health were planted in 1891, when the Sisters of St. Francis of Philadelphia established St. Joseph Hospital, now known as St. Joseph Medical Center, in Tacoma. Over the years, our health care ministry has grown with the enduring goal of fulfilling the spiritual, emotional and physical needs of the people we serve.

Our locations: Close to home

Through our health care system, we offer expert care from highly skilled providers at locations throughout the Seattle and Tacoma areas. Our facilities include:

Our ethical and religious directives

CHI Franciscan is guided by the Ethical and Religious Directives for Catholic Health Care Services.

Our anti-discriminatory practice

We do not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or age in admission to, treatment or participation in our programs, services and activities.

Equal opportunity employer

CHI Franciscan is an equal opportunity employer. We embrace equal treatment and opportunity in every aspect of relations with our employees and job applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability or veteran status.

CHI Franciscan is a:

Find a doctor

When you or a loved one needs care for a variety of diseases or injuries, let CHI Franciscan Health be your trusted partner. Find a doctor near you in one of our hospitals or clinics.