Our vision is to be the Quality Leader. Our concept of quality is all-encompassing and includes both clinical results and the service components of all interactions with patients and their families. Virginia Mason is committed to providing the best outcomes and patient experiences available anywhere.
We are focused on creating the perfect experience for patients. This can only be accomplished when we have talented, committed physicians and staff who believe in our mission and vision. What do we offer our current team members and those interested in careers at Virginia Mason - what is our "value proposition?"
We strive to provide competitive compensation and benefits, but that's only part of the picture. Virginia Mason offers physicians and staff:
- An Environment of Teamwork - We emphasize collaboration and the power of working together in an integrated team approach, what we call Team Medicine. This has been a cornerstone of VM since for over 90 years.
- Commitment to excellence - "Good enough" is not in our vocabulary; we're constantly working to make improvements and be even better in all aspects of care delivery for our patients.
- Education and research - Virginia Mason is a learning organization, and research and education are very much part of who we are. This helps us stay on the "cutting edge" and continue to contribute to training the clinicians of the future, while participating in new discoveries and approaches to care.
- Career advancement - Whether you want to expand your skills deeper within your current position or prepare for future advancement, VM strives to offer opportunities for growth and development.
- Focus on quality and safety - Year after year, studies by outside organizations like The Leapfrog Group show Virginia Mason as one of the highest-quality health care organizations in the nation while providing the safest environment for our patients.
- Innovation - At Virginia Mason we are always encouraged to find a better way to do our work, and then make it happen! It requires committing resources and building and sustaining a culture of innovation which facilitates better patient care, and helps us attract and retain the best people.
- World-class management method - The Virginia Mason Production System is unique in health care and is a proven system we use eliminate waste and improve patient safety and quality. We are learning every day how to apply it even better to benefit our patients and staff.
- Outstanding team members - All the technology and tools we have at our disposal mean nothing without the right people. We must strive to recruit and retain the very best, then work hard to ensure they feel valued and supported in their work at Virginia Mason.
What our physicians are saying:
"I am proud to be a part of an organization that focuses on quality and teamwork."
"At Virginia Mason I am surrounded by a team of experts dedicated to serving the needs of our patients."
"I am impressed by Virginia Mason's dedication and commitment to state-of-the-art patient care and innovative research."
To learn more about VM view our Physician Compact or Virginia Mason Fast Facts. If you are ready for a rewarding career that reshapes the way patients are cared for, make the difference only you can make by joining Virginia Mason.