When a medical emergency happens, you want nearby, expert care. At St. Joseph Medical Center, our highly trained board-certified doctors, registered nurses and other specialists have years of expertise in advanced emergency and trauma care for patients of all ages.
Our emergency specialists provide care for people with the most serious and life-threatening conditions throughout the Tacoma area. Our expert services include:
The skilled and experienced providers, nurses and staff at St. Joseph have specialized training in emergency and trauma medicine. That means we provide superior care for you and your loved ones in any medical emergency. For their skill and expertise, our teams have earned national recognition, including:
St. Joseph provides Level II trauma services for civilians and military personnel with critical illnesses and injuries. Trauma-care duty rotates every 24 hours with MultiCare Tacoma General Hospital and Madigan Army Medical Center.
The Level II designation means that:
Where you go for your health care matters. Here's a quick summary of Virginia Mason Franciscan Health's services to help you choose the right level of treatment at the right time.
For very serious or life-threatening conditions or trauma.
For common illnesses, minor injuries, routine health exams and long-term health maintenance.
For same-day care when your regular provider isn't available.
For 24-hour care via phone or secure web chat with board-certified providers or nurse practitioners.
Learn more about all four levels of our health care services and choosing the right care location .