Nurse Manager- Critical Care

Subspecialty: Management

Posted: 10/15/2019

Company: Kootenai Health - Kootenai Health has a solid reputation in the Pacific Northwest and has a rich history that spans nearly 60 years of innovation, achievements, and benchmarks in healthcare. The organization provides a comprehensive range of medical services, our main campus is located in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho and includes a 330-bed community-owned hospital. Kootenai Health is accredited by DNV and holds Magnet Designation for nursing excellence. We have been recognized among large employers as the No. 1 Best Place to Work in Healthcare by Modern Healthcare magazine, and are regularly recognized by Cleverly and Associates for providing value to our community. We offer an excellent tuition reimbursement program, wellness program, and on-going educational classes to all of our employees. If you want to love where you work and live, check out Kootenai Health.

Location: Coeur d'Alene, ID

Description: Nurse Manager- Critical Care
Kootenai Health, located in Coeur d’Alene, ID, is hiring a Critical Care Nurse Manager!

If you are passionate about working with your team to provide exceptional services to Critical Care patients, investing in and leading your staff to be their best and reach their goals, and strategically developing your programs to meet needs and enhance outcomes- Kootenai Health is seeking your visionary leadership to head a team of dedicated staff in our Critical Care Department.

Critical Care Highlights:
• CCU 2 (13 beds) and CCU 3 (13 beds) for a combined unit total of 26 patient beds
• 2 Heart Surgeons with privileges and collaborating Intensivists
• Very busy Cath Lab
• Staffing 1:1 – post-op open hearts, IABP (balloon pump, CRRT, Therapeutic Hypothermia) with over 350+ heart surgeries per year
• Use of progressive industry technology such as; CRRT, Centrimag, Impella, TAVR, ECMO

As the Critical Care Nurse Manager, you are responsible for planning, implementing, and evaluating the delivery of overall nursing care to patients in our 26-bed department. In this role, you will design, coach, and lead your nursing staff by recruiting, selecting, orienting, and training clinical team members in collaboration with your Clinical Coordinators, Charge RNs and Preceptor staff. You will utilize your strong mentoring and leadership skills to ensure that staff is participating in available professional development opportunities and current in required training and certifications to allow them to provide the best care possible to our patients. In your role as the Critical Care Nurse Manager at Kootenai Health, you will have the opportunity to take pride in being a part of a healthy, growing, and high functioning organization as you work to enrich the lives of those around you.

Position type: Full-time

Qualifications: To be successful in this role, you will need:
• A strategic, adaptable, growth-oriented, and team-focused personality
• Graduate of an accredited school of professional nursing
• BSN required
• A minimum of 3 years' experience as a charge nurse or other equivalent leadership experience required. Three years of previous Critical Care management experience preferred.
• Licensure in the State of Idaho as a Registered Professional Nurse (RN)
• BLS required from American Red Cross or Healthcare Provider Card from the American Heart Association

Kootenai Health will ensure your success by providing you a robust leadership orientation program, access to Organizational Development, and co-workers who are knowledgeable and invested in your success.

Job reference: 24988

• 100% employer-paid health insurance premiums
• Access to tuition reimbursement
• Relocation assistance
• 457 investment plan through Fidelity with a match of 3-6% based on years of service and a defined contribution account which puts 2% of annual income into a retirement account
• Employee child daycare - within walking distance
• On-site learning through the Organizational Development department and teaching modules
• Competitive salaries
• Robust and incentive-driven Wellness Plans
• Full-spectrum employee reward, recognition, and retention programs, including outstanding employee development, training, and educational opportunities
• And much more!

How to Apply:

Apply online at and reach out with any questions to Kelly Wolfinger at