Virginia Mason Overview

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  • Seattle, WA
  • 5001 to 10000 Employees
  • 1920
  • Hospital
  • Healthcare Services & Hospitals
  • $500 million to $1 billion (USD)


Established in 1920, Virginia Mason began as an 80-bed hospital with six physician offices. It was named after the daughters of James Tate Mason, MD, and John M. Blackford, MD, who co-founded the clinic with radiologist Maurice Dwyer, MD. The founder's vision was to provide a ...
Mission: Our mission is to improve the health and well being of the patients we serve - Healing illness is our first priority and is what gives our people the energy for our vision. We are also committed to providing a broad range of services that improve one's sense of well-being and ...

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"Genuinely Good People"

Current Employee - Administrative Assistant in Seattle, WA
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I have been working at Virginia Mason full-time for more than 3 years


The leadership at VM consists of genuinely good people. The "Respect for People" program is sincerely implemented and creates a positive environment for employees and patients.


Downtown location is not in a very safe part of the city.

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My gratitude for your great work!
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Diversity & Inclusion at Virginia Mason

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Diversity Programs & Initiatives

Virginia Mason is committed to fostering and sustaining an equitable, diverse and intentionally inclusive environment where everyone feels valued, respected and a sense of belonging. Racism, sexism, homophobia, transphobia, xenophobia and other forms of oppressive behavior have no place at Virgin

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Virginia Mason Interviews

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Applied online78%
Employee Referral11%

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    Anonymous Employee in State College, PA
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    I applied online. I interviewed at Virginia Mason (State College, PA)


    It was over zoom with the nurse recruiter, we went back and forth over email to establish a time that worked for both of us. Convenient as I am not on the west coast. Nurse recruiter was very nice, asked me questions I anticipated answering.

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Company Updates

9 September 2020
Virginia Mason is participating in a Virtual Hiring Event hosted by on Tuesday, September 15 from 10 am - 1 pm. We will be interviewing for RNs, Medical Assistants and Surgical Technologists. Reserve your interview time at
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7 July 2020
Thank you to our dedicated and hard-working team members who helped us achieve the 2020 Healthgrades Outstanding Patient Experience Award! What an honor it is to be among the top 5 percent of hospitals nationwide recognized for outstanding patient experience!
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Virginia Mason Awards & Accolades

  • America's 50 Best HospitalsHealthGrades2017
  • Best HospitalsUS News & World Report2017

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