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

Jan 21, 2022
Jefferson Healthcare Port Townsend, WA 98368
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...
Jan 21, 2022
Jefferson Healthcare Port Townsend, WA 98368
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...
Jan 21, 2022
Jefferson Healthcare Port Townsend, WA 98368
Hospice/Home Health Port Townsend, WA, USA Dependent on Experience Hourly Full-Time Bonus Eligible Comprehensive Benefits Package Email Me Similar Jobs Email Me This Job Registered Nurse Home Health & Hospice Full Time, Day Shift *Recruitment Bonus Eligible up to $10,000* New graduate nurses are welcome to apply! Announcement #052-2021 Are you.... a compassionate nurse who wants to make an impact every day and connect with patients and families autonomous - assessing, critically thinking, and making decisions able to see the big picture, asking broader questions and assessing, while also providing day to day care. confident in yourself and your skills looking for a place where you can grow professionally If so, we can't wait to meet you! New graduate nurses are welcome to apply! 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...
Jan 21, 2022
Jefferson Healthcare Port Townsend, WA 98368
Serves as a liaison. On point to ensure a strong collaborative relationship through the hospital. Collects and analyses data on patient admissions, transfers and bed availability in specified clinical areas to improve patient care and maximize bed utilization. Administratively responsible for hospital operations in the absence of Administration. Major Responsibilities Responsible for coordinating all nursing care within the hospital during an assigned shift Coordinates patient by assignments and staffing mix Knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span and caring based on identified age specific needs Maintains a safe environment in which nurses can learn to be autonomous and empowered decision-makers Shares the role of planning, organizing, and evaluating clinical patient care, staff education, and professional development Functions as a facilitator, resource, and consultant for personnel Knowledgeable in medical-surgical, cardiac, emergency, and...
Jan 21, 2022
Jefferson Healthcare Port Townsend, WA 98368
Patient Financial Services Port Townsend, WA, USA DOE + Recruitment Bonus Salary Full-Time Bonus Eligible Comprehensive Benefits Package Email Me Similar Jobs Email Me This Job Manager, Patient Financial Services Jefferson Healthcare Announcement #244-2021 If you are... a healthcare financial services professional & have experience in hospital business functions... experienced with supervision... interested in an opportunity with a growing organization and team... passionate about community healthcare... an adaptable self-starter who is motivated by being part of an incredible team... We would love to meet you! Jefferson Healthcare (www.jeffersonhealthcare.org) is looking for a Patient Financial Services Manager to join our Revenue Cycle team. .Jefferson Healthcare is an independent, community-owned hospital, committed to providing excellent care and customer service to our family, friends, and neighbors and our next manager will support this commitment in the...
Jan 21, 2022
Jefferson Healthcare Port Townsend, WA 98368
Provides assistance and coverage to Employee Health Coordinator Nurse as needed to ensure employees and facility is compliant with health and safety guidelines. Works with employees and leaders to guide them for sick calls, assists in determining exposures, quarantine, COVID-19 testing needs, and contact tracing. Major Responsibilities • Performs COVID-19 exposure contact tracing investigations and tracking per state and federal guidelines, and Jefferson Healthcare policies. • Reviews electronic medical records to determine risk levels of employees related to COVID-19 exposures and determines the need to test, quarantine, or that there was no exposure. • Provides coaching and instruction to employees after an exposure is identified through exposure contact tracing investigations. • Assists with Public Health reporting of COVID-related illness and quarantine of employees. • Assesses and evaluates sick call and return to work of ill employees per state and federal guidelines and...
Jan 21, 2022
Jefferson Healthcare Port Townsend, WA 98368
Watership Clinic Port Townsend, WA, USA Depending On Experience Hourly Full-Time Bonus Eligible Comprehensive Benefits Package Email Me Similar Jobs Email Me This Job Clinic Registered Nurse Watership Clinic Jefferson Healthcare *Recruitment Bonus Eligible up to $10,000* Two positions available Announcement #148-2021 Jefferson Healthcare (www.jeffersonhealthcare.org) has an opportunity for two dedicated Clinic Registered Nurse to provide compassionate care for the patients at our Watership Clinic primary care clinic. We have a tight-knit team that is committed to providing the very best patient care. We love where we work and we are excited to introduce it to you! If you have fantastic communication skills, a passion for providing exceptional patient care, and are quick on your feet, we encourage you to apply! Our Clinic Registered Nurses (RN) earn a competitive wage of $28.79 - $45.80/hour, based on experience. We also offer a generous benefits package that ranks in...
Jan 21, 2022
Jefferson Healthcare Port Townsend, WA 98368
Townsend Clinic Port Townsend, WA, USA Depending On Experience Hourly Full-Time Bonus Eligible Comprehensive Benefits Package Email Me Similar Jobs Email Me This Job Clinic Registered Nurse Townsend Clinic *Recruitment Bonus Eligible up to $10,000* Announcement #016-2022 Do you take pride in providing excellent patient care? Do you have fantastic communication skills? Do you have a positive, can-do attitude? Are you self-motivated? Can you be flexible? Are you a team player & quick on your feet? Are you able to remain calm under pressure and prioritize tasks effectively? Are you a caring and compassionate person? Would you like to work for a community-owned hospital? If so, you may be the perfect addition to our primary care clinics! Jefferson Healthcare (www.jeffersonhealthcare.org) has an opportunity for Clinic Registered Nurses to provide compassionate care for the patients at our Townsend Clinic primary care clinic. Apply now with our initial 3-minute,...
Jan 21, 2022
Jefferson Healthcare Port Townsend, WA 98368
Sheridan Clinic Port Townsend, WA, USA Depending On Experience Hourly Per diem Additional 15% on top of base wage in lieu of benefits Email Me Similar Jobs Email Me This Job Clinic Registered Nurse Sheridan Clinic Announcement #354-2021 Do you take pride in providing excellent patient care? Do you have fantastic communication skills? Do you have a positive, can-do attitude? Are you self-motivated? Can you be flexible? Are you a team player & quick on your feet? Are you able to remain calm under pressure and prioritize tasks effectively? Are you a caring and compassionate person? Would you like to work for a community-owned hospital? If so, you may be the perfect addition to our primary care clinics! Jefferson Healthcare (www.jeffersonhealthcare.org) has an opportunity for Clinic Registered Nurses to provide compassionate care for the patients at our Sheridan Clinic primary care clinic. Apply now with our initial 3-minute, mobile-friendly application! In addition to...
Jan 21, 2022
Jefferson Healthcare Port Townsend, WA 98368
Responsible for delivery of patient care within scope of practice and as directed by the medical providers. Assists with triaging patients in clinic and over the phone, assists with in clinic procedures, patient tests and appointments. The RN must be capable of functioning as a member of the team, working with the clinic leadership to ensure daily clinic operations run smoothly, must be able to delegate tasks and perform circulating duties as necessary. Major Responsibilities Triage of patients both in clinic and over the phone Provides patient and family education Conducts patient follow up calls Delegation of in-basket work Delivers immunizations and injections within scope of practice Orders medication refills within scope of practice and per established policies and procedures Assists provider with procedures as needed Conducts patient EKGs Performs tactical visits in conjunction with provider Performs ear lavages Performs suture removal, wound care, and dressing changes...
Jan 21, 2022
Jefferson Healthcare Port Townsend, WA 98368
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...
Jan 21, 2022
Jefferson Healthcare Port Townsend, WA 98368
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...
Jan 20, 2022
Jefferson Healthcare Port Townsend, WA 98368
Evaluates and treats outpatients, acute inpatient, and Home Health & Hospice patients (if trained) referred for speech and swallow therapy. Treats patients of all ages and development levels presenting commonly seen diagnoses such as dysarthria, dysphagia, language disorders, aphasia and other commonly seen speech diagnoses. Education and/or Experience Certificate of Clinical Competency (CCC) as issued by the American Speech and Hearing Association required BLS (Health Care Provider Certification) required Two years in outpatient and /or inpatient setting or skilled nursing facility (SNF) preferred One year experience performing modified barium swallow studies preferred Pediatric to geriatric experience preferred Valid Washington state driver's license required Dependable personal automobile required Must stay current in knowledge base, certifications and licenses indicted above, and meet hospital-mandated education requirements Major Responsibilities Conducts initial speech...
Jan 20, 2022
Jefferson Healthcare Port Townsend, WA 98368
Hospice Port Townsend, WA, USA Dependent on Experience Hourly Part-Time Generous Comprehensive Benefits Package Email Me Similar Jobs Email Me This Job Spiritual Care Bereavement Support Hospice Jefferson Healthcare Announcement #398-2021 Come join a nursing team that provides the 5-star care to patients and opportunities to learn & grow to staff. As a Spiritual Care Bereavement Support Hospice at Jefferson Healthcare you will be a critical part of the interdisciplinary team, acting as a liaison to our patients, their families, and the community. Who are you? You're compassionate You wants to make an impact every day and connect with patients and families You're looking for a place where you can grow professionally If this sounds like you we can't wait to meet you! What we offer Leadership, peers, and providers committed to providing the best, personalized care to a community we love. Generous pay Outstanding benefits. Our benefits package is in the top 1% in the...
Jan 20, 2022
Jefferson Healthcare Port Townsend, WA 98368
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...
Jan 20, 2022
Jefferson Healthcare Port Townsend, WA 98368
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...
Jan 20, 2022
Jefferson Healthcare Port Townsend, WA 98368
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...
Jan 20, 2022
Jefferson Healthcare Port Townsend, WA 98368
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 Specialty areas may require additional experience, certifications, and licenses Two (2) years of circulating experience preferred Two (2) years of PACU/Med Surg/ICU/ED experience preferred Endoscopy experience preferred 20 minute ON CALL response time availability...
Jan 20, 2022
Jefferson Healthcare Port Townsend, WA 98368
Hospice Port Townsend, WA, USA Dependent on Experience Hourly Temporary Bonus Eligible 15% Hourly Wage Increase in Lieu of Benefits Email Me Similar Jobs Email Me This Job Registered Nurse Home Health & Hospice Jefferson Healthcare *Recruitment Bonus Eligible up to $3000* Announcement #217-2021 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...
Jan 20, 2022
Jefferson Healthcare Port Townsend, WA 98368
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...