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Saint Francis Medical Center

Welcome to
St. Francis Medical Center


Founded in 1945, St. Francis Medical Center is a valued and trusted community resource for the residents of Southeast Los Angeles.

St. Francis Medical Center is recognized for its full range of diagnostic and treatment services in specialties including cardiovascular, surgical, orthopedics, and community outreach programs. We are an approved Primary Stroke Care Center and STEMI-Receiving Center for Los Angeles County and are the only trauma center in our service area. Our certified Baby-Friendly® Family Life Center delivers more than 5,000 babies a year, is home to a Level III NICU, and provides expert prenatal, childbirth and postpartum care.

As the newest member of the Prime Healthcare family of hospitals, St. Francis Medical Center continues to provide high-quality compassionate care with the strength and resources of a nationally-recognized, award-winning health system. As we celebrate 75 years of compassionate service, we thank you and your families for trusting us with your health. It is an honor to care for you.

Care begins with a safe place.

We are committed to making our facility a safe place for care. You can rest assured that we’ve taken all the steps we can to protect you and those you love. St. Francis Medical Center is making sure you don’t have to choose between safety and getting the care you need.

St Francis Medical Center is actively monitoring COVID-19 with state and local health departments and the CDC. For more information, visit the CDC website.

St. Francis Medical Center Honored for Extraordinary Service on One Year Anniversary with Prime Healthcare

Community leaders and government officials joined together to honor commitment to community and partnerships.

Make an impact on people's lives


Make an impact on people's lives. Every day you have the opportunity to really make a difference. Whether it's saving a life, bringing a new one into the world, or helping a person understand and better manage his or her health, the interactions you have with patients and family members make our community a healthier, happier place. Whether connecting directly with patients or providing behind-the-scenes support, you are a member of our team and your role contributes to the quality care and service that is the hallmark of our hospitals.

A Variety of Opportunities

Hospitals and Medical Centers are complex, dynamic places that depend on the variety of skills brought by many different people to run well. As part of a multifaceted team, your skills are important. There are positions at hospitals for all education and experience levels, with room to grow. Hospitals operate 24/7, so there are opportunities for shifts at all hours. A hospital needs not only doctors and nurses (and we do need those!) but also nursing assistants, a variety of types of technicians, occupational and physical therapists, administrative and reception support, maintenance workers, security officers, data entry specialists, and more. You don't have to be a doctor to support a hospital that provides care for your community.


Every day at a hospital is different. New patients, new situations, and new technologies and advances in medicine we can use to help them. The medical field is ever-changing. Whether you'd prefer the fast action of an Emergency Department or the joy of welcoming new life into the world, each patient brings new experiences. Each patient is treated as an individual. You'll have the opportunity to learn new things constantly, growing with your career.

Why Prime Healthcare?

In addition to all of the reasons that make health care such an exciting field, we believe that working at Prime Healthcare is even more special.

  • Prime Healthcare is a physician-led company, and we value our relationships with doctors
  • Prime Healthcare was named a "Top 15 Health System" in the nation, and its hospitals have ranked among the "100 Top Hospitals" nearly 60 times by Fortune/IBM Waton Health
  • Many of our hospital leadership teams are doctors or nurses, and have been promoted from within
  • Prime offers excellent benefits – for more information, click here
  • Hospitals are filled with people that want to care for others. You'll be part of a team that cares about what they do, and who they work with
  • Here at Prime Healthcare we strive for excellence, not only in clinical measures, but also in providing a compassionate environment
  • Prime Healthcare is growing quickly, affording new opportunities in a variety of locations, with a strong future ahead of us