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
Mar 03, 2021
The Registered Dental Assistant performs duties such as: prepare the patient for treatment, assist the dentist or hygienist in performing their treatment of the patient, prepare materials and equipment for treatment and have them ready for the dentist/hygienist's use, take x-rays and assist in laboratory work. Adhere to CDC sterilization standards and patient safety. Prepare treatment rooms, instruments and materials. Be in compliance with OSHA and WISHA laws. Major Responsibilities Greets patients in the waiting area and escorts them to and from the operatory Reviews and records medical/dental history and vital signs of patient as needed; dental charting Reviews daily schedule to set up appropriate trays and instruments Chair side 4 handed dentistry and prepare dental materials for procedure Assists with various procedure, which include but are not limited to charting, taking and pouring of impressions and other chair side duties Assists the dentist in the administration of...
Jefferson Healthcare Port Townsend, WA 98368
Mar 03, 2021
Responsible for delivery of patient care as directed by the medical providers. Assists with procedures, patient tests and appointments, accomplishes phone triage. Assists providers in maintaining a consistent and education, schedules patients for smooth patient flow. The RN must be capable of functioning as a member of the team and perform circulating duties as necessary. Major Responsibilities Rooms patients and obtains vital signs. Ensures most recent tests, etc. are available for provider to review at timeof appointment Delivers immunizations and injections within scope of practice Orders medication refills within scope of practice and per established policies and procedures Orders and tracks lab tests Maintains medical record documentation Assists provider with procedures Conducts patient EKGs, ear lavage, visual and hearing screenings Performs suture removal and dressing changes Performs routine phlebotomy; obtains and prepares specimens for transport Conducts patient follow...
Jefferson Healthcare Port Townsend, WA 98368
Mar 03, 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
Mar 01, 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
Mar 01, 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. Major Responsibilities Collects data pertinent to the patient's health or the situation. Completes nursing history and physical assessment upon admission Reassesses the patient during shift as patient's condition requires. Assesses subtle changes in patient status, anticipates problems before they occur, and implements appropriate measures Manages comprehensive nursing care for patients whose needs range from uncomplicated to complex and can be rapidly changing. Specialty areas may require additional...
Jefferson Healthcare Port Townsend, WA 98368
Mar 01, 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. Major Responsibilities Collects data pertinent to the patient's health or the situation. Completes nursing history and physical assessment upon admission Reassesses the patient during shift as patient's condition requires. Assesses subtle changes in patient status, anticipates problems before they occur, and implements appropriate measures Manages comprehensive nursing care for patients whose needs range from uncomplicated to complex and can be rapidly changing. Specialty areas may require additional...
Jefferson Healthcare Port Townsend, WA 98368
Mar 01, 2021
Performs distributive functions for medications. Processes the billing and financial transactions of prescriptions/medications. Assists in the filling of prescriptions under the direct supervision of a pharmacist. Major Responsibilities Packages unit dose medications with accurate labeling and documentation. Prepares IV admixtures following policies and procedures for calculations, labeling, documentation, and aseptic techniques. Fills and maintains records for departmental requisitions; delivers supplies to other departments. Pre-packs medications accurately and in a timely manner. Completes point of sale functions. Processes the billing and financial transactions. Processes the invoices for payment through accounts payable. Answers phone and in-person questions within the scope of their licensure. Takes refill phone calls. Maintains inventory at established levels. Orders and stocks inventory in appropriate locations. Maintains records on purchasing history. Places orders for...
Jefferson Healthcare Port Townsend, WA 98368
Mar 01, 2021
Lead position with specific responsibilities in a lab section, such as computer, quality control, microbiology or policy development. Major Responsibilities Collaborates in development of Laboratory procedures Orders reagents and supplies to ensure continuous operations of department Discards out dated reagents or supplies Responsible for keeping the department procedure manuals current Responsible for the review, sign off and completion of quality control of the department Must interpret, understand and incorporate CLSI and CAP regulatory requirements into a POCT program Sets quality control parameters, means and SD based on peer data Ensures that maintenance of the equipment in the department has been properly executed reviewed, documented and signed off monthly Assigns and monitors proficiency testing Responsible for documenting needed changes in LIS Maintains LIS current department Procedure Manual Stocks the Computer Downtime box Develops, implements and conducts training and...
Jefferson Healthcare Port Townsend, WA 98368
Mar 01, 2021
Certified Medical Assistant: Responsible for the delivery of patient care as directed by the physician and/or mid-level provider. Under supervision, the MA assists in the delivery of medical care to the patient in compliance with and understanding of that care and assists in running an efficient and professional practice. Understands and abides by all Corporate Compliance, HIPAA, Security policies and code of conduct by displaying ethical behavior as it applies to the scope and authority of the job. The Medical Assistant will work directly with the Provider, Practice Manager and other staff, and must be able to work independently with minimal supervision. Licensed Practical Nurse: Because of their scope of practice and licensure, an LPN is expected to provide LPN duties over and above that of a Medical Assistant. The LPN is responsible for the delivery of patient care as directed by the RN and or medical provider. Assists with procedures, patient education, schedule patients for...
Jefferson Healthcare Port Townsend, WA 98368
Mar 01, 2021
Certified Medical Assistant: Responsible for the delivery of patient care as directed by the physician and/or mid-level provider. Under supervision, the MA assists in the delivery of medical care to the patient in compliance with and understanding of that care and assists in running an efficient and professional practice. Understands and abides by all Corporate Compliance, HIPAA, Security policies and code of conduct by displaying ethical behavior as it applies to the scope and authority of the job. The Medical Assistant will work directly with the Provider, Practice Manager and other staff, and must be able to work independently with minimal supervision. Licensed Practical Nurse: Because of their scope of practice and licensure, an LPN is expected to provide LPN duties over and above that of a Medical Assistant. The LPN is responsible for the delivery of patient care as directed by the RN and or medical provider. Assists with procedures, patient education, schedule patients for...
Jefferson Healthcare Port Townsend, WA 98368
Feb 26, 2021
Information Systems Port Townsend, WA, USA DOE Salary Full-Time Comprehensive Benefits Package Email Me Similar Jobs Email Me This Job Network Systems Administrator Information Technology Jefferson Healthcare Announcement #020-2021 Jefferson Healthcare (www.jeffersonhealthcare.org) is seeking a highly motivated Network Systems Administrator to join our incredible and fast-paced team. Our ideal candidate has a strong background in systems or network administration and a customer service focus. You have experience interacting and negotiating with vendors, are skilled in coaching and presenting, and can problem solve with the best of us! We look forward to meeting you! 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. What can we offer you? Competitive salary Benefits package that is ranked in the top 1% in the state! Medical, dental, vision, retirement,...
Jefferson Healthcare Port Townsend, WA 98368
Feb 26, 2021
Manages and directs employees in all locations of the Jefferson Healthcare laboratory service line. Direction is provided in the collection of samples and performance of tests for the diagnosis and treatment of disease and in support of clinical pathology. Ensures department activities and outcomes are aligned with the strategic plan and the organization's mission, vision and values. This role encompasses oversight of: hematology, coagulation, urinalysis, microbiology, blood bank, immunology, and chemistry. Additionally, serves as the liaison with pathology services. This is a full time, exempt position Education and Experience Bachelor's degree in scientific discipline, or equivalent, required; Master's preferred Current MT (ASCP) or equivalent registration required Minimum of seven (7) years' experience as a Medical Technologist required Five (5) years' progressive leadership and management experience required; director level (or equivalent) experience strongly preferred...
Jefferson Healthcare Port Townsend, WA 98368
Feb 26, 2021
Clinical and technical liaison to nursing, medical staff and other patient care areas to coordinate and optimize aspects of planning, design, development, implementation, maintenance, and evaluation of clinical information systems. This position will be responsible for analyzing complex clinical operations and structure processes to facilitate decision making regarding clinical systems. Utilizing the knowledge and skills of clinical practice to determine and design information processes, and ensuring information systems are consistent with professional standards of practice. Assists with the identification, evaluation and assessment of new care delivery technology, developing recommendations on the impact of integration with existing workflows and systems. A primary focus of this position is clinical Epic projects and maintenance. Major Responsibilities Identifies and manages informatics projects to improve clinical workflow processes Develops and implements strategies to optimize...
Jefferson Healthcare Port Townsend, WA 98368
Feb 26, 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
Feb 26, 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
Feb 26, 2021
Participates in COVID vaccine administration activities related to the operations of the COVID Vaccine service line to include the COVID Vaccination Drive Thru Clinic. Such activities may include vaccine inventory management, vaccine administration, education of community members related to the vaccine and assisting in medical management of reactions and/or emergencies. Major Responsibilities Assists in COVID vaccine inventory management and syringe preparation. Provides information to individuals on vaccine administration, safety and potential side effects. Administers COVID vaccine utilizing defined infection control and safety measures. Assists RN, APP or MD in responding to individuals experiencing a non-allergic or allergic reaction. Responds and participates in an emergency code as directed by RN, APP or MD. Assists with response with emergency management service. Education and/or Experience Medical Assistant-Certified, Licensed Practical Nurse or Emergency Medical...
Jefferson Healthcare Port Townsend, WA 98368
Feb 24, 2021
Practices the prescribed philosophy, purpose, standards and policies of Nursing and Jefferson Healthcare. Overall responsibility for the technical, clinical, and administrative management and all ongoing educational needs of nursing staff members in the department. Provides leadership and management to maintain, develop and enhance operational performance, quality of service and delivery of care for assigned areas of accountability. Promotes continuity of care to ensure that patient needs, and expected outcomes are met. Must be capable of functioning as a member of the team. Delegates and supervises the delivery of medical care by the nursing staff and support nursing staff. Major Responsibilities Oversees department nursing staff in technical and clinical areas in order to provide the level of care required by current medical and nursing standards. Provides leadership of nursing staff in areas of coaching, mentoring and standards of care and practice to maintain, develop and...
Jefferson Healthcare Port Townsend, WA 98368
Feb 24, 2021
Hospice/Home Health Port Townsend, WA, USA DOE Salary Full-Time Comprehensive Benefits Package Email Me Similar Jobs Email Me This Job Community Liaison, HHHPC Home Health & Hospice Jefferson Healthcare Announcement #055-2021 Come join a nursing team that provides the 5-star care to patients and opportunities to learn & grow to staff. As a Community Liaison in Home Health & 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 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 looking for a place where you can grow professionally If this sounds like you we can't wait to meet you! New graduate...
Jefferson Healthcare Port Townsend, WA 98368
Feb 24, 2021
Certified Medical Assistant: Responsible for the delivery of patient care as directed by the physician and/or mid-level provider. Under supervision, the MA assists in the delivery of medical care to the patient in compliance with and understanding of that care and assists in running an efficient and professional practice. Understands and abides by all Corporate Compliance, HIPAA, Security policies and code of conduct by displaying ethical behavior as it applies to the scope and authority of the job. The Medical Assistant will work directly with the Provider, Practice Manager and other staff, and must be able to work independently with minimal supervision. Licensed Practical Nurse: Because of their scope of practice and licensure, an LPN is expected to provide LPN duties over and above that of a Medical Assistant. The LPN is responsible for the delivery of patient care as directed by the RN and or medical provider. Assists with procedures, patient education, schedule patients for...
Jefferson Healthcare Port Townsend, WA 98368
Feb 24, 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...