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Jefferson Healthcare

Overview

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

Area Attractions

Port Townsend has been named as one of the coolest small towns in America ... with good reason. Located on the incredible Olympic Peninsula, you have direct access to the most beautiful part of the country.  There are festivals almost every weekend, endless recreational/hiking/skiing/sailing activities, great places to eat, and a strong and vibrant community feel. National Geographic calls Port Townsend "one of the most sophisticated places west of Seattle" and we continue to receive awards year after year, such as 2015 Best Small Towns in America (Smithsonian Magazine), 50 Safest Cities in Washington (Safewise.com), and 16 Best Places to Live in the US in 2015 (Outdoors Magazine).