Jefferson Healthcare

 Jefferson Healthcare is a DNV accredited, fully integrated health care system. The hospital is a 25-bed, critical access hospital under CMS guidelines, with complete 24 hour coverage by a physician staff of hospitalists. Top rated services include: 24 hour emergency department, laboratory services, acute and intensive care units, family birth center, the latest in digital imaging and a comprehensive array of respiratory, physical, speech and occupational rehabilitation therapies.

In addition, Jefferson Healthcare has clinics located in and around the hospital and local communities including a full-service orthopedic clinic and an oncology clinic administering infusion services of chemotherapy, immunotherapy and other vital treatments. Outpatient specialty clinics provide wound care, sleep medicine, Coumadin and anticoagulation, and dermatology services. Jefferson Healthcare has the latest equipment in diagnostic imaging for outpatient and inpatient radiology services. The primary care clinics and the outpatient surgery center are located near the hospital in Port Townsend and in the surrounding communities of Port Ludlow and Quilcene, Washington. Primary care clinics provide pediatrics, family medicine, obstetrics, women’s health and internal medicine. Additional specialty clinics provide cardiology and pulmonary, nephrology and urological surgery and pelvic floor reconstruction. A broad range of support groups and community education programs exist to round out Jefferson Healthcare’s total approach to patient wellness.

Awards

AWARDS

2019 CMS 5 Star Hospital

2018 Five Star Recipient, Hip Fracture Treatment, Healthgrades

2018 Patient Safety Excellence Award, Healthgrades

2018 Mission: Lifeline® STEMI Referring Center Bronze Recognition Award

2018, 2017 Get with the Guidelines – Stroke Gold Plus

Recognized by iVantage and the National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health for Overall Excellence in Outcomes

2018, 2017, 2016, 2015 and 2014 Leader in LGBT Healthcare Equality
Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation

2016 – Get with the Guidelines – Stroke Silver Plus

2017, 2016 DOH Antimicrobial Stewardship Honor Roll

American Diabetes Association Education Recognition Certificate for a quality diabetes self-management education program

Jefferson Healthcare – Performance Leadership Award Excellence in Outcomes by the National Organization of State Office of Rural Health

2014 – Achieving Best Care – Washington State Hospital Association

2013 – Top 7 WA Hospitals for Surgery – Consumer Reports

2013 – 5th Hospital in WA designated as Baby Friendly by the World Health Organization

2012 – Mother Friendly Nurses awarded by CIMS

Other initiatives that improve our patient care include Strong For Surgery, WSHA LEAPT, Partnership for Patients, Healthy Hospital Initiatives, Healthy Food Pledge. Our medical services consistently rate high in our patient satisfaction scores through Medicare’s Hospital Compare. In the future, Jefferson Healthcare will achieve accreditation in other service lines. It is this type of constant and consistent work towards medical care excellence that makes Jefferson Healthcare well positioned for the future.

ACCREDITATIONS

Jefferson Healthcare – certified to ISO 9001:2008

Quality Management System

Jefferson Healthcare Hospital – accredited by DNV

Jefferson Healthcare Sleep Clinic – accredited by American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM)

Jefferson Healthcare Diagnostic Imaging Computed Tomography – accredited by the American College of Radiology (ACR)

Jefferson Healthcare Diagnostic Imaging Mammography – accredited by the American College of Radiology (ACR)

Jefferson Healthcare Laboratory – accredited by the American College of Pathologists (CAP)

Jefferson Healthcare Oncology Clinic — accredited by the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer

Jefferson Healthcare Port Townsend, WA 98368
Sep 24, 2021
The recruiter will manage the full cycle recruitment process and implement recruiting strategies to actively recruit for staff positions. Fulfill the hiring process: post positions, place advertisements, source qualified candidates and apply interviewing techniques to help bring the right people on board. Source qualified candidates, present qualified candidates to hiring leaders, advise hiring leaders and hiring teams. May also create or assist with creating reports on hiring and recruiting metrics. Required Education and Experience: High School Diploma or Equivalent. Bachelor's Degree in Human Resources, Business, or related field. One or more years of Human Resources experience. Three or more years recruiting experience. Preferred Education and Experience: Five or more years of general office experience. Three or more years of within the Human Resources field. Experience in Healthcare industry. Professional-level Human Resources certification and/or license. *A current...
Jefferson Healthcare Port Townsend, WA 98368
Sep 24, 2021
Manages the operations of an organization's human resource benefits (health, retirement, supplemental), total compensation and information systems. Analyzes business requirements to meet data management needs. Ensures the integrity of internal database files, tables, and reports. Plans and manages the implementation, communication, and administration of the organization's health and welfare benefits programs. Ensures that programs support the organization's strategic objectives. Evaluates current programs to ensure and maintain compliance with governmental regulations and competitiveness with other organizations. Participates in the development and updating of human resources policies, maintains employee records and performs a variety of special human resource research projects. This is a full time, exempt position. If you are looking to work with an exceptional team of professionals, we encourage you to consider Jefferson Healthcare. Work where your talent is truly appreciated.
Jefferson Healthcare Port Townsend, WA 98368
Sep 22, 2021
Performs duties of supervision within the department and is responsible for directing departmental activities, technologist staff and support staff. Performs a variety of imaging procedures, including routine and specialized x-rays, fluoroscopy and C-arm surgery procedures and CT as needed. The areas of responsibility are Diagnostic, Fluoroscopic, File Room, MRI, Nuclear Medicine, Bone Density, Mammography, Ultrasound, and CT. Major Responsibilities Produces diagnostic exams as requested by the physician following the guidelines in the Policies and Procedures Manual Ensures compliance with patient care quality standards as it relates to the care provided to all age groups of patients ranging from newborn to elderly Ensures patient safety by following department protocol Maintains performance improvement activities within the department pertaining to patient flow, efficiencies for patients, customers, and staff Assists Director of Imaging in performance improvement projects...
Jefferson Healthcare Port Townsend, WA 98368
Sep 22, 2021
Operates equipment that uses sound waves to help diagnose patients' ailments. The Ultrasound Tech provides for the normal care and safety of patients undergoing Ultrasound procedures and responds to medical and other emergencies within the Ultrasound area. Major Responsibilities Selects appropriate equipment settings and directs the patient to move into positions that will provide the best view Performs Ultrasounds using a transducer, which transmits sound waves in a cone-shaped or rectangle-shaped beam Looks for subtle visual cues, on a screen, that contrast healthy areas with unhealthy ones Decides whether the images are satisfactory for diagnostic purposes and selecting which ones to store and show to the physician Responsible for taking measurements, calculating values and analyzing the results in preliminary findings for the physicians Explains procedures to patients Maintains stock at established levels and notifies Department Director of equipment or supply needs Education...
Jefferson Healthcare Port Townsend, WA 98368
Sep 22, 2021
Ensures an accurate and timely referral process and insurance authorizations for services are carried out. Schedules all patient consult appointments, return clinic appointments, and specialized exams. Generates all necessary referral paperwork for insurance purposes. Major Responsibilities Verifies patient insurance and obtains precertification and/or preauthorization as appropriate. Obtains needed forms for referrals. Tracks and documents preauthorization approvals. Monitors authorizations/reauthorization process to facilitate continued treatment. Interfaces with insurance companies to determine benefits. Manages denial appeal paperwork. Obtains information from providers as needed. Researches providers who provide services within boundaries of patient's insurance. Schedules and coordinates appointments with patient. Provides specialty provider with copies of appropriate portions of patient's medical record. Updates providers with authorization issues. Responds to patient and...
Jefferson Healthcare Port Townsend, WA 98368
Sep 22, 2021
Provides direct personal patient care in a patient's home according to a patient's specific plan of care prepared by the RN Case Manager. Promotes patient comfort and dignity. Major Responsibilities Provides aide services to agency patients as identified by the RN Case Manager in the plan of care per HHH policies, procedures and aide skill level. Prepares and maintains accurate and timely patient notes, documenting interventions, patient pain score, outcomes and patient/representative response per HHH policy. Participates in care coordination and supporting the implementation of the care plan within the scope of practice. Provides total or assisted personal hygiene, per plan of care and assists with activities of daily living (ADL) and instrumental activities of daily living (IADL) allowing patient independence to tolerance. Provides assistance in ambulation, exercises, transfers and medication compliance by patient or caregiver per therapist or RN plan of care. Assists in...
Jefferson Healthcare Port Townsend, WA 98368
Sep 22, 2021
Responsible for assisting the patient flow including: greeting patients, arriving patients, customer service, registration, patient scheduling, answering telephones and collecting co-pays. Maintains front desk and waiting room. Major Responsibilities Welcomes patient in-person or on the telephone. Communicates with patients as needed to help them feel informed and comfortable. Obtains pertinent information to register patients. Obtains appropriate patient signatures and information for billing. Calculates patient payments due at time of service and collects appropriate amount, including copays. Verifies insurance eligibility for services. Schedules patient appointments. Calls patients to confirm all appointments. Establishes and updates account information in EMR system. Answers telephone and properly responds or relays calls. Accepts and relays messages from patients that can include prescription refill requests. Scans, indexes incoming paper labs, x-rays, medical records into...
Jefferson Healthcare Port Townsend, WA 98368
Sep 22, 2021
Responsible for assisting the patient flow including: greeting patients, arriving patients, customer service, registration, patient scheduling, answering telephones and collecting co-pays. Maintains front desk and waiting room. Major Responsibilities Welcomes patient in-person or on the telephone. Communicates with patients as needed to help them feel informed and comfortable. Obtains pertinent information to register patients. Obtains appropriate patient signatures and information for billing. Calculates patient payments due at time of service and collects appropriate amount, including copays. Verifies insurance eligibility for services. Schedules patient appointments. Calls patients to confirm all appointments. Establishes and updates account information in EMR system. Answers telephone and properly responds or relays calls. Accepts and relays messages from patients that can include prescription refill requests. Scans, indexes incoming paper labs, x-rays, medical records into...
Jefferson Healthcare Port Townsend, WA 98368
Sep 20, 2021
Providers Port Townsend, WA, USA Base Salary + RVU Bonuses Salary Full-Time Bonus Eligible Generous comprehensive benefits package Email Me Similar Jobs Email Me This Job Hematology/Oncology Physician Leader Jefferson Healthcare Announcement #318-2021 Jefferson Healthcare (Cancer care close to home | Jefferson Healthcare Oncology) has an exciting opportunity for a fulltime Oncologist to join an established Oncology group. We will also be transitioning the Medical Director role to this position, so we are eager to see providers who desire an active leadership role. With care, compassion, and passion, our Oncologists and Advanced Practice Providers make a giant impact on our small, close knit community. Join our incredible team, make a difference and enjoy life on the Olympic Peninsula! Base Salary + RVU incentives Sign-on bonus AND relocation assistance A benefits package that ranks in the top 1% in the state CME compensation And much, much more Here's just a little...
Jefferson Healthcare Port Townsend, WA 98368
Sep 20, 2021
Responsible for assisting the patient flow including: greeting patients, arriving patients, customer service, registration, patient scheduling, answering telephones and collecting co-pays. Maintains front desk and waiting room. Major Responsibilities Welcomes patient in-person or on the telephone. Communicates with patients as needed to help them feel informed and comfortable. Obtains pertinent information to register patients. Obtains appropriate patient signatures and information for billing. Calculates patient payments due at time of service and collects appropriate amount, including copays. Verifies insurance eligibility for services. Schedules patient appointments. Calls patients to confirm all appointments. Establishes and updates account information in EMR system. Answers telephone and properly responds or relays calls. Accepts and relays messages from patients that can include prescription refill requests. Scans, indexes incoming paper labs, x-rays, medical records into...
Jefferson Healthcare Port Townsend, WA 98368
Sep 17, 2021
Responsible for the delivery of patient care as directed by the RN and or medical provider. Assists with procedures, patient education, schedule patients for tests and appointments, accomplishes phone triage. Assists providers and RN in maintaining a consistent and smooth patient flow. The LPN must be capable of functioning as a member of the team and perform circulating duties as necessary. Major Responsibilities Communicate regularly with RN case managers and supervisors to ensure patient care coordination Notifies RNs and Providers of any change in patient condition Rooms patients and obtains vital signs. Ensures most recent tests, etc. are available for provider to review at time of appointment Delivers immunizations and injections within scope of practice Enters the orders for medication refill within scope of practice and per established policies and procedures Enters orders and tracks lab tests Maintains medical record documentation Assists with procedures Conducts patient...
Jefferson Healthcare Port Townsend, WA 98368
Sep 17, 2021
Responsible for interviewing, screening and providing financial assistance information to patients receiving care at Jefferson Healthcare. The primary role is to connect patients to health care funding sources such as private health insurance options available in the community, assisting with application for Medicaid/DSHS and other financial assistance. Act as a steward of allocated funds when determining need for Uncompensated Care. The Financial Counselor will also provide guidance when determining payment plan options and maintenance of those accounts. Education and/or Experience High school diploma or GED required 2+ years working in a business office setting preferred; ideally financial in nature Effective written and verbal communication skills required Proficiency with typing and working knowledge of Microsoft Office preferred Customer Service training and experience required Knowledge of Medicare, Medicaid, and Commercial Insurance remits required 2 years prior Health care...
Jefferson Healthcare Port Townsend, WA 98368
Sep 17, 2021
Providers Port Townsend, WA, USA Base Salary + RVU Bonuses Salary Full-Time Bonus Eligible Generous comprehensive benefits package Email Me Similar Jobs Email Me This Job PA or ARNP Hematology/Oncology Jefferson Healthcare Announcement #232-2021 Jefferson Healthcare, an innovative and award-winning healthcare system, is seeking an Oncology PA or ARNP to join our expanding team. As an Advanced Practice Provider with Jefferson you will have a deep and meaningful impact on the close-knit community that we serve. You will see, daily, the difference you make in our patient's - our neighbor's - lives. Who are You? You are a highly motivated, experienced and compassionate Advanced Practice Provider. You have a passion for Hematology and Oncology and thrive working in both a team atmosphere and independently. You are comfortable in rural medicine and triaging emergencies. You also have three years' experience. Our Facility Jefferson Healthcare is one of the Top Employers on...
Jefferson Healthcare Port Townsend, WA 98368
Sep 13, 2021
Performs chemical, microscopic, serologic, hematological, immunohematologic, parasitic and bacteriologic tests to provide data for use in treatment and diagnosis of disease. Collects specimens and performs quality control. Major Responsibilities Collects, processes and records specimens for analysis according to protocol and standard precautions Records date and time of specimen collection, receipt in the laboratory and ordering in the laboratory information system Gathers lab patient billing information when required Record and distribute test results Performs all laboratory testing following departmental procedures and protocols Performs and records, in the lab information system, appropriate quality control for each procedure Performs instrument troubleshooting and repairs. Performs equipment maintenance Assists in development and review of laboratory procedures Calls critical values and distributes reports properly Answers queries for results Monitors and resolves outstanding...
Jefferson Healthcare Port Townsend, WA 98368
Sep 13, 2021
Performs many pre and post-analytical duties in assisting the Medical Technologists in the performance of their duties including phlebotomies, order entry, specimen collection and sample processing. The Laboratory Assistant also performs clerical functions, including giving results to providers, distribution of reports, charges, credits and supply ordering within the laboratory. Major Responsibilities Performs phlebotomies including venipunctures, infant heel sticks, finger sticks and therapeutic phlebotomies and completes proper documentation Processes specimens and results from reference lab Collects other specimens including: blood cultures, blood alcohol and urine drug screens Processes and documents specimens from local clinics for in-house testing and prepares specimens for courier Maintains the laboratory and the outpatient drawing area in a neat, clean and orderly manner Keeps lab glassware clean and restocked Restocks, receives and inventories laboratory blood supplies...
Jefferson Healthcare Port Townsend, WA 98368
Sep 13, 2021
Performs chemical, microscopic, serologic, hematological, immunohematologic, parasitic and bacteriologic tests to provide data for use in treatment and diagnosis of disease. Collects specimens and performs quality control. Major Responsibilities Collects, processes and records specimens for analysis according to protocol and standard precautions Records date and time of specimen collection, receipt in the laboratory and ordering in the laboratory information system Gathers lab patient billing information when required Record and distribute test results Performs all laboratory testing following departmental procedures and protocols Performs and records, in the lab information system, appropriate quality control for each procedure Performs instrument troubleshooting and repairs. Performs equipment maintenance Assists in development and review of laboratory procedures Calls critical values and distributes reports properly Answers queries for results Monitors and resolves outstanding...
Jefferson Healthcare Port Townsend, WA 98368
Sep 13, 2021
Performs chemical, microscopic, serologic, hematological, immunohematologic, parasitic and bacteriologic tests to provide data for use in treatment and diagnosis of disease. Collects specimens and performs quality control. Major Responsibilities Collects, processes and records specimens for analysis according to protocol and standard precautions Records date and time of specimen collection, receipt in the laboratory and ordering in the laboratory information system Gathers lab patient billing information when required Record and distribute test results Performs all laboratory testing following departmental procedures and protocols Performs and records, in the lab information system, appropriate quality control for each procedure Performs instrument troubleshooting and repairs. Performs equipment maintenance Assists in development and review of laboratory procedures Calls critical values and distributes reports properly Answers queries for results Monitors and resolves outstanding...
Jefferson Healthcare Port Townsend, WA 98368
Sep 10, 2021
Responsible for providing Cardiopulmonary Care Services in accordance with specific physician's orders, department policies and procedures. May include cardiopulmonary care for newborns. Major Responsibilities Administers respiratory therapy treatments, SVN'S, IPPB, IS, MDI'S, CPT, DPI'S, and PEP to open and maintain obstructed airways and maintain bronchial hygiene. Assesses patient's needs, ability to tolerate treatment, response to treatment, and effectiveness of therapy. Assesses possible side effects with intent of treating or preventing hypoxia. Sets-up and monitors mechanical ventilators. Makes clinical observation of patients' responsiveness and effectiveness of mechanical ventilation. Carries out associated critical care duties required for such treatment. Provides airway management and tracheal suctioning. Performs Allen's test before arterial punctures to obtain arterial blood samples for direct measurement of partial of PaCo2, Ph, tHb (blood gas analysis). Cleans...
Jefferson Healthcare Port Townsend, WA 98368
Sep 10, 2021
Provides short-term services to assist patients and families/significant others cope with personal, financial, psychosocial and environmental problems associated with the patient's medical and/or psychiatric diagnosis and/or changes in their medical condition. Knowledge and experience in working with specific patient populations that may include but are not limited to: children, frail elderly, vulnerable adults, victims of interpersonal violence and sexual assault, uninsured and financially marginalized patients, drug addicted infants and mothers, patients impacted by mental illness or chemical dependency. Major Responsibilities Provides emotional support to patients and families coping with fears concerning disabilities, illness and acute grief. Provides information and counseling on community resources, crisis prevention and long term planning. Responds to trauma codes and provides support and counseling as needed Assesses patients presenting with psychosocial issues using...
Jefferson Healthcare Port Townsend, WA 98368
Sep 10, 2021
Responsible for reviewing patient account information to ensure accurate and timely billing and collection follow-up efforts. This position focuses on revenue cycle functionality for specialty departments in the Hospital and may include clinic billing. Major Responsibilities Maintains proficient knowledge of all software products used in billing Reads email and responds appropriately at beginning and end of shift Follows directions for special projects, ask questions as needed, able to work independently as needed Handles Customer Service phone inquiries, either directly with patients or internal departments, as assigned/scheduled Filing of assigned patient accounts information; uses account comments and clinic notes appropriately Actively participates in staff meetings and decision making in respect to Hospital and clinic revenue cycle Assists Business Office Supervisor, or the Director of Patient Financial Services with department specific tasks as requested (i.e. Medicare Chart...