Jefferson Healthcare

Jefferson Healthcare (Jefferson County Public Hospital District No. 2) is the primary healthcare provider for the more than 25,000 residents of Eastern Jefferson County on the Olympic Peninsula. Located in Port Townsend, the 25-bed critical access hospital provides a comprehensive array of services, including acute and emergency care, surgical services, advanced diagnostic imaging, orthopedics, physical therapy and rehabilitation, chemotherapy, and sleep medicine services. In addition, Jefferson Healthcare operates five primary care clinics as well as a home health and hospice agency.

At a Glance:

  • As a public district, critical access hospital, Jefferson Healthcare is accountable to the taxpayers of East Jefferson County and is operated as a municipal corporation with oversight provided by five publically-elected commissioners.
  • Each year Jefferson Healthcare has over 5,000 adjusted admissions and approximately 10,000 emergency visits.
  • Jefferson Healthcare employs approximately 500 employees and is the largest employer in Jefferson County.

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