Our Commitment

At MultiCare, we are committed to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of the community we serve. Fostering a diverse workforce benefits both employees and patients by offering an inclusive place to provide and receive care. While we come from different backgrounds and experiences, we all contribute to MultiCare’s mission of partnering for healing and a healthy future.

Our Workforce

Creating a healthy future for our communities calls for people who reflect those communities. Having employees with different backgrounds, experiences, and the ways of thinking makes us a better health system. That’s why we’ve chosen to be transparent with our workforce demographics and why we’re continuing to grow our diversity outreach programs.

  • MultiCare Gender Breakdown Chart
  • MultiCare Race/Ethnicity Breakdown Chart

Physician, ARNP & PA Demographics

  • PHYSICIAN, ARNP & PA Gender Breakdown Chart
  • PHYSICIAN, ARNP & PA Race/Ethnicity Breakdown Chart

Source: July 2020 employee statistics, MultiCare Health System.

*While employee records reflect traditional male and female demographic categories, MultiCare affirms all gender identities including trans and gender non-confirming/nonbinary.

Employee Programs
Careers for Veterans

MultiCare is proud to employ over 1,000 veterans in clinical, non-clinical and leadership roles across our organization. We value the skills, experience and work ethic our military veterans bring to our workforce.

LGBTQA Core Competency Training

To ensure our care reflects the needs of the LGBTQA community, we have partnered with the Rainbow Center (Opens in a new window) to develop LGBTQA Core Competency Training. All MultiCare staff are required to take this training. We have also partnered in the past with the Oasis Youth Center (Opens in a new window) and the Susan G. Komen Foundation (Opens in a new window) to offer LGBTQA Youth Core Competency and LGBTQ Breast Health Cultural Sensitivity trainings to staff.

Cultural Competency Training

Throughout the year, we educate our employees on how to deliver care or support services in ways that reflect the individual needs, preferences and customs of each patient. Training covers a variety of topics including health disparities, biases and cross-cultural communication.

Equal Opportunitiy

We do not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetic information, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

If you are a job applicant who requires reasonable accommodation in the job application process, please contact Brian Wilson, Recruiting Manager, at brwilson@multicare.org (Opens in a new window).

Community Programs

MultiCare sponsors several initiatives designed to promote diversity and inclusion. We are committed to addressing health disparities in the community to improve health outcomes.

Nurse Camp

Each year, MultiCare welcomes more than 100 high school students to our summer Nurse Camp. Our goal is to encourage, inspire, and support students who are considering nursing or allied health professions, such as pharmacy, radiology, or physical therapy. We offer this program free of charge to students in order to remove barriers in our communities and in the health care industry. Active outreach to minority high school students helps us build interest among demographic groups that have been traditionally underrepresented in health care fields.

Learn more about MultiCare Nurse Camp
Center for Health Equity & Wellness

MultiCare’s Center for Health Equity & Wellness was formed to promote health and wellness in the community and ensure that everyone has access to quality health care and a healthy life, regardless of factors such as race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, religion, and socioeconomic status. The Center provides community outreach education, performs community health needs assessments and creates and monitors MultiCare’s Health Equity Strategic Plan.

Learn more about MultiCare's Center for Health Equity & Wellness
American Hospital Association Pledge #123 for Equity

With support from our President and CEO, Bill Robertson, MultiCare has signed the #123 for Equity Pledge to Act Campaign. The American Hospital Association launched the #123 for Equity Pledge to Act Campaign in July 2015, building upon the National Call to Action to Eliminate Health Care Disparities. MultiCare has made the following pledge commitment:

  • Increase the collection and use of sociodemographic data to improve quality and safety
  • Increase cultural competency training to ensure culturally responsive care
  • Advance diversity in leadership and governance to reflect the communities served
  • Improve and strengthen community partnership
Learn more about MultiCare's Center for Health Equity & Wellness
Qualified Bilingual Staff Program

MultiCare offers the Qualified Bilingual Staff Program as a strategy to provide culturally competent care. This program certifies internal bilingual staff and provides tools and techniques to all staff to better care for our diverse communities.

Learn more about MultiCare's Qualified Bilingual Staff Program
Community Health Needs Assessment

MultiCare conducts Community Health Needs Assessments to help us better understand key health issues in specific areas we serve. This helps us make better decisions on how to help those communities become (and remain) healthy.

Learn more about MultiCare's Community Health Needs Assessment
Community Partnerships

We created the MultiCare Community Partnership Fund to build partnerships, and advance initiatives, programs and projects that improve our community. Every year, MultiCare contributes to not-for-profit 501(c)(3) designated community organizations for the Puget Sound region and the Inland Northwest region.

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