Management Policies

Admission Policy

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Purpose is to standardize and assure quality in the hospital admissions process.

Advance Directives - End of Life Policy

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Purpose is to ensure patient understanding of his/her right to accept or refuse medical or surgical treatments; to provide guidance to staff and to promote increased support and recognition of the ethical concept of autonomy or the individual person's or patient's right of self-determination; to encourage patients and their health care providers to make plans regarding treatment in situations in which patients lose the capacity to participate in medical decision making; and to ensure patient understanding of their right to accept or refuse medical or surgical treatments.

Anti-Discrimination and Anti-Harassment Policy

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It is the policy of Jefferson Healthcare to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, marital status, citizenship, gender identity or expression, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law. Jefferson Healthcare prohibits any such discrimination or harassment.

Patient Non Discrimination Policy

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The purpose is to assure that
  • No person shall be discriminated against on the basis of age, race, color, creed, ethnicity, religion, national origin, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by federal, state, or local law.
  • All persons in need receive health care and service.
  • No person shall be discriminated against in regard to benefits, aids or services.
  • Disabled persons may access and use programs, services, and activities.

Reproductive Health Care Policy

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Purpose is to outline the process to meet the reproductive health care requirements of Washington State Department of Health.

Visitation Policy

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Purpose is the protection and promotion of patient visitation rights.