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
Jun 16, 2021
: Assists patients with activities of daily living, provides basic nursing care to the patient and assists in maintenance of a safe and clean environment under the direction and supervision of the Registered Nurse and OT/PT Therapist. Works with nursing staff team to deliver patient care. May be responsible for accurate record keeping observation of monitors and prompt reporting of cardiac rhythm changes. Major Responsibilities Provides basic nursing care to patients within Nursing Assistant (NA) scope of practice and Plan of Care (POC). Includes actions that meet psychosocial needs and physical needs. Assists in the admission, transfer and discharge of patient Performs basic patient care responsibilities considering needs specific to standard of care for patient's age. Assists with feeding patients and maintaining fluid balance with technique appropriate for patient's age and physical condition. Demonstrates competency in proper operation of the monitors, ensures monitor is...
Jefferson Healthcare Port Townsend, WA 98368
Jun 16, 2021
: Assists patients with activities of daily living, provides basic nursing care to the patient and assists in maintenance of a safe and clean environment under the direction and supervision of the Registered Nurse and OT/PT Therapist. Works with nursing staff team to deliver patient care. May be responsible for accurate record keeping observation of monitors and prompt reporting of cardiac rhythm changes. Education and/or Experience High School diploma or GED equivalent required Current Washington State Nurse Assistant Certified required Current BLS (Healthcare Provider) required One-year nursing assistant experience in personal care services (hospital, skilled nursing facility, home health or equivalent) preferred Major Responsibilities Provides basic nursing care to patients within Nursing Assistant (NA) scope of practice and Plan of Care (POC). Includes actions that meet psychosocial needs and physical needs. Assists in the admission, transfer and discharge of patient...
Jefferson Healthcare Port Townsend, WA 98368
Jun 16, 2021
The clinical nurse educator is a registered nurse with expertise in education who influences professional role, competence and professional growth of nurses in a variety of settings. The clinical educator serves as an educator, change agent, facilitator, consultant and researcher. The Clinical Educator supports the development of bedside nurses and fosters empowerment through knowledge and skills to achieve excellence through the delivery of evidence-based nursing practice. This is a full time, exempt position Education and Experience Current Washington State RN license in good standing required Bachelor of Science in Nursing or relevant degree required Graduate degree in Nursing, Education, or related specialty preferred Previous experience as a clinical educator preferred Current BLS and ACLS required Advanced current certification preferred for specific patient population: PALS, ENPC, TNCC, ANA Med-Surg. NRP, Wound Care, Conscious Sedation Specialty areas may require...
Jefferson Healthcare Port Townsend, WA 98368
Jun 16, 2021
: Assists patients with activities of daily living, provides basic nursing care to the patient and assists in maintenance of a safe and clean environment under the direction and supervision of the Registered Nurse and OT/PT Therapist. Works with nursing staff team to deliver patient care. May be responsible for accurate record keeping observation of monitors and prompt reporting of cardiac rhythm changes. Education and/or Experience High School diploma or GED equivalent required Current Washington State Nurse Assistant Certified required Current BLS (Healthcare Provider) required One-year nursing assistant experience in personal care services (hospital, skilled nursing facility, home health or equivalent) preferred Major Responsibilities Provides basic nursing care to patients within Nursing Assistant (NA) scope of practice and Plan of Care (POC). Includes actions that meet psychosocial needs and physical needs. Assists in the admission, transfer and discharge of patient...
Jefferson Healthcare Port Townsend, WA 98368
Jun 11, 2021
The RN is responsible for providing nursing care adapted to the individual patient needs based on the nursing process which includes: assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation. He or she promotes continuity of care to ensure that patient needs and expected outcomes are met. The RN must be capable of functioning as a member of the team and perform duties as necessary. This includes delegating and supervising support nursing staff that participates in the provision of care. Education and/or Experience Current Washington state RN license in good standing CPR/BLS Certification required Advanced current certification required or preferred for specific patient population: Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS), Emergency Nursing Pediatric Course (ENPC), Trauma Nurse Care Course (TNCC), American Nurses Assoc. Med-Surg., Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP), Certified Nurse Operation Room (CNOR), Mother-Friendly, Wound Care, Procedural Sedation, Chemotherapy, Anti-coagulation...
Jefferson Healthcare Port Townsend, WA 98368
Jun 11, 2021
The RN is responsible for providing nursing care adapted to the individual patient needs based on the nursing process which includes: assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation. He or she promotes continuity of care to ensure that patient needs and expected outcomes are met. The RN must be capable of functioning as a member of the team and perform duties as necessary. This includes delegating and supervising support nursing staff that participates in the provision of care. Education and/or Experience Current Washington state RN license in good standing CPR/BLS Certification required Advanced current certification required or preferred for specific patient population: Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS), Emergency Nursing Pediatric Course (ENPC), Trauma Nurse Care Course (TNCC), American Nurses Assoc. Med-Surg., Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP), Certified Nurse Operation Room (CNOR), Mother-Friendly, Wound Care, Procedural Sedation, Chemotherapy, Anti-coagulation...
Jefferson Healthcare Port Townsend, WA 98368
Jun 11, 2021
: Under supervision of an RN or physician, supports nursing and physician staff by performing tasks that assist in the triage, care and treatment of patients of all ages with illnesses and injuries. Serves as a liaison among members of the healthcare team, patients and families. Take a proactive approach in anticipating the needs of the patient and/or team by performing and completing tasks within scope of practice. Major Responsibilities Ability to demonstrate values-based behavior Requires interpersonal skills, training, teamwork, problem analysis, customer service, independent judgment or action Ability to handle multiple projects/tasks Ability to remain professional and exhibit spirit of helpfulness Ability to apply safety measures appropriate to customer's age and development Ability to work effectively and communicate appropriately for individual's age and development Uses reference material when appropriate to better meet the requirements of individuals of different needs...
Jefferson Healthcare Port Townsend, WA 98368
Jun 11, 2021
Serves as a point person providing leadership and support to assure a strong collaborative relationship throughout the hospital operations team. Serves as a communication link for all of Hospital Nursing Operations, leading the nursing support services of House Supervision, Staffing, SANE, and Case Management. Manages and directs employees in the respective nursing support services areas. This position has responsibility for the management of patient care provided by department personnel in assigned area. This position assesses, plans, implements, and evaluates the nursing care of the departmental patients in order to ensure that patients and families receive an optimum level of care. This is a full time, exempt position Education and Experience Current Washington State RN License required Bachelor's of Nursing required Minimum three (3) years nursing experience within an acute care hospital within the last five (5) years required One (1) year intensive care, emergency or...
Jefferson Healthcare Port Townsend, WA 98368
Jun 09, 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
Jun 09, 2021
The RN is responsible for providing nursing care adapted to the individual patient needs based on the nursing process which includes: assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation. He or she promotes continuity of care to ensure that patient needs and expected outcomes are met. The RN must be capable of functioning as a member of the team and perform duties as necessary. This includes delegating and supervising support nursing staff that participates in the provision of care. Education and/or Experience Current Washington state RN license in good standing Current CPR/BLS (Healthcare Provider) and ACLS required (or obtainable within 90 days of employment), CNOR preferred Bachelor of Science in Nursing preferred Two years of RN experience preferred Specialty areas may require additional experience, certifications, and licenses Two (2) years of short stay experience preferred Two (2) years of PACU preferred About Jefferson Healthcare Surgical Services Surgical Services at...
Jefferson Healthcare Port Townsend, WA 98368
Jun 09, 2021
Responsible for coding, abstracting, and analysis of information from patient medical records for purposes of accurate patient billing; for disease, operation, and physician indices; and for the maintenance of a statistical patient database. This includes effective use of hospital encoding systems and resources. Education and/or Experience High School diploma or GED equivalent required CCS or RHIT certification preferred Two years' experience assigning ICD-10 CM/PCS and CPT codes in an acute care facility Certified Professional Coder (CPC) or Certified Coding Specialist-Physician (CCSP), Certified Inpatient Coder (CIC), or Certified Outpatient Coder (COC) preferred Successful completion of a medical coding course preferred Competent in the utilization of an electronic medical record, and computerized coding/abstracting systems preferred Experience with Computer Assisted Coding, preferred perform coding and abstracting duties to ensure accurate completion of coding for all assigned...
Jefferson Healthcare Port Townsend, WA 98368
Jun 09, 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. Education and/or Experience High School degree or equivalent required One year of related experience in a clinical or medical office or other related experience required Experience or education providing basic knowledge of medical terminology preferred Must stay current in knowledge base and meet Hospital-mandated education requirements 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....
Jefferson Healthcare Port Townsend, WA 98368
Jun 07, 2021
Nursing Administration Port Townsend, WA, USA DOE Salary Full-Time Bonus Eligible Comprehensive Benefits Package Email Me Similar Jobs Email Me This Job Manager, Respiratory Care & Pulmonary Rehab Nursing Administration Jefferson Healthcare Announcement #089-2021 Jefferson Healthcare (www.jeffersonhealthcare.org) is looking for a Respiratory Care & Pulmonary Rehab Manager to join our Respiratory Care Services team. We are looking for an adaptable self-starter who is motivated by being part of an incredible team and is excited to serve our community. Jefferson Healthcare is committed to providing excellent care and customer service to our family, friends, and neighbors and our next manager will support this commitment in the work they do. The successful candidate will have 2 or more years of leadership experience and will be excited to lead and manage the Respiratory Care Services department. They will be a people leader who can also establish and maintain...
Jefferson Healthcare Port Townsend, WA 98368
Jun 07, 2021
Oversees the quality, service and cost-effectiveness of care delivered in the department. Supervises and coordinates the activities of personnel engaged in providing care to patients in the Department. Accountable for creating a culture of consistent with Jefferson Healthcare organizational values and Jefferson Healthcare service standards. Maintains knowledge of and assures compliance with regulatory requirements and accreditation standards. Ensures department activities and outcomes are aligned with the strategic plan and the organization's mission, vision and values. This is a full time, exempt position Education and Experience Bachelor's Degree in Nursing, Business Administration or Healthcare Administration required Master's Degree in Nursing, Business Administration or Healthcare Administration preferred Experience with clinic operations and strategic program development 7 years of experience of cancer care experience required 5 years of progressive leadership experience...
Jefferson Healthcare Port Townsend, WA 98368
Jun 04, 2021
Hospice/Home Health Port Townsend, WA, USA $31.89- $60.10 DOE + BONUS Hourly Full-Time Bonus Eligible Comprehensive Benefits Package Email Me Similar Jobs Email Me This Job Registered Nurse Full Time, Day Shift Home Health & Hospice Jefferson Healthcare *Recruitment Bonus Eligible up to $7500* 052-2021 Come join a nursing team that provides the 5-star care to patients and opportunities to learn & grow to staff. As a Registered Nurse in Home Health & Hospice at Jefferson Healthcare you will be a critical part of the interdisciplinary team, providing quality nursing care to our patients in their homes. Who are you? You're a compassionate nurse who wants to make an impact every day and connect with patients and families You're autonomous - assessing, critically thinking, and making decisions You're able to see the big picture, asking broader questions and assessing, while also providing day to day care. You're confident in yourself and your skills You're...
Jefferson Healthcare Port Townsend, WA 98368
Jun 04, 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
Jun 04, 2021
Hospice/Home Health Port Townsend, WA, USA $31.89 - $60.10 DOE Hourly Full-Time Comprehensive Benefits Package Email Me Similar Jobs Email Me This Job Registered Nurse Home Health & Hospice Jefferson Healthcare Announcement #166-2021 Come join a nursing team that provides the 5-star care to patients and opportunities to learn & grow to staff. As a Registered Nurse in Home Health & Hospice at Jefferson Healthcare you will be a critical part of the interdisciplinary team, providing quality nursing care to our patients in their homes. Who are you? You're a compassionate nurse who wants to make an impact every day and connect with patients and families You're autonomous - assessing, critically thinking, and making decisions You're able to see the big picture, asking broader questions and assessing, while also providing day to day care. You're confident in yourself and your skills You're looking for a place where you can grow professionally If this sounds like...
Jefferson Healthcare Port Townsend, WA 98368
Jun 04, 2021
Under minimal supervision, provides comprehensive evaluation and treatment of sleep disorders including in center and out of center sleep testing, diagnostic and therapeutic interventions, comprehensive patient care and direct patient education. Able to perform the duties defined for a sleep technician and is able to provide oversight of other sleep center staff. Education and/or Experience RPSGT required Current BLS required RST preferred 2 years of experience preferred Major Responsibilities Collects, analyzes and integrates patient information in order to identify and meet the patient-specific needs (physical/mental limitations, current emotional/physiological status regarding the testing procedure, pertinent medical/social history) Determines final testing parameters/procedures in conjunction with the ordering physician or clinical director and laboratory protocols Reviews the patient's history and verifies the medical order Follows sleep center protocols related to the...
Jefferson Healthcare Port Townsend, WA 98368
Jun 04, 2021
The RN is responsible for providing nursing care adapted to the individual patient needs based on the nursing process which includes: assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation. He or she promotes continuity of care to ensure that patient needs and expected outcomes are met. The RN must be capable of functioning as a member of the team and perform duties as necessary. This includes delegating and supervising support nursing staff that participates in the provision of care. Education and/or Experience Current Washington state RN license in good standing CPR/BLS Certification required Advanced current certification required or preferred for specific patient population: Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS), Emergency Nursing Pediatric Course (ENPC), Trauma Nurse Care Course (TNCC), American Nurses Assoc. Med-Surg., Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP), Certified Nurse Operation Room (CNOR), Mother-Friendly, Wound Care, Procedural Sedation, Chemotherapy, Anti-coagulation...
Jefferson Healthcare Port Townsend, WA 98368
Jun 04, 2021
: Under supervision of an RN or physician, supports nursing and physician staff by performing tasks that assist in the triage, care and treatment of patients of all ages with illnesses and injuries. Serves as a liaison among members of the healthcare team, patients and families. Take a proactive approach in anticipating the needs of the patient and/or team by performing and completing tasks within scope of practice. Education and/or Experience High School Diploma or GED required. Prefer nursing or other healthcare related training BLS required Washington State Nursing Assistant Registered (NAR) or Nursing Assistant Certified (NAC) required upon hire Washington State Medical Assistant-Phlebotomy certification required; as a condition of employment, application for MA-Phlebotomist Certification must be submitted within 90 days of hire. One year of recent emergency department or related medical experience providing direct patient care, preferably in a free-standing emergency...