Registered Nurse - Critical Care Team

Subspecialty: Combined ICU / CCU

Posted: 2/11/2020

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. Providing a comprehensive range of medical services, our main campus is located in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho and includes a 330-bed community-owned hospital.

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. 3 Time Magnet Designated since 2006 – This designation is nursing's top honor, accepted nationally as the gold standard in nursing excellence. Kootenai was the first hospital in the Inland Northwest to receive this designation and the second in Idaho.

Member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network – in 2014 Kootenai Health became the 30th member, a national network of like-minded organizations that share a commitment to better serving patients and their families. Kootenai Health is the first health care organization in the Pacific Northwest to be selected as a member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network, and, like all network members, will remain locally-owned and independent health care provider.

Most Wired / Wireless Hospital, Hospital & Health Networks – Kootenai is consistently named one of the 100 Most Wired hospitals in the country. In this same survey, Kootenai also earned a spot on the list of Top 25 Most Wireless hospitals.

2017 Gallup Great Workplace Award – Kootenai Health has been recognized as one of the most engaged and productive workforces in the world!

Location: Coeur d’Alene, ID

Description: Registered Nurse - Critical Care Team
We are looking for compassionate, team-focused nurses to join our amazing Critical Care Team!

As a Registered Nurse (RN) in this specialty area of nursing you are responsible for evaluating, planning, implementing, and documenting nursing care for an assigned patient population. In this job you will assist physician during examinations and procedures. As an RN you will perform various patient tests and administer medications within the scope of practice of the registered nurse. Additionally, you will promote patient's independence by establishing patient care goals and teaching patient and family to understand condition, medications, and self-care skills.

Critical Care Highlights

• ICU (13 beds) and CICU (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

Position type: Full-time

Qualifications: Minimum Qualifications:

• Graduate of a nationally accredited Nursing program required.
• All non-BSN RN's hired after 1/1/2015 at Kootenai Health are required to be enrolled in a baccalaureate (or higher) degree program in nursing upon hire, and show evidence of enrollment prior to their start date with a mandatory completion date based on date of hire.
• Hired prior to 1/1/2015 BSN is recommended but not required.
• Hired between 1/1/2015 and 12/31/2018 BSN completed by December 31, 2020.
• Hired after 1/1/2019 BSN completed within two years of hire.
• State of Idaho Registered Nurse OR licensure pending as documented by temporary licensure OR current RN licensure from a state participating in the "multistate privilege to practice" compact with Idaho prior to start date.
• BLS required.
• ACLS required.
• CCRN or CNOR preferred.
• A minimum of 1-year experience in Critical Care. Will consider previous experience in Emergency, Flight Nursing, or PCU.

Benefits: As your next employer, we are excited to offer you:

• 100% employer-paid health insurance premiums for full-time employees. Part-time employees pay a small monthly amount for medical, dental and vision coverage!
• A tuition assistance program! If you want to further your education, we'll help you pay for it!
• A 457 retirement plan!
• Near campus daycare!
• Competitive salaries with a 12% differential for nights and an 8% differential for weekends!
• An award winning and incentive-driven wellness program!
• Employee reward, recognition, and retention programs.
• Professional development and leadership training opportunities!
• And much more!

Have you considered a career at Kootenai Health? Maybe you should!
Kootenai Health complies with applicable federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or sex. Kootenai Health does not exclude people or treat them differently because of race, color, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or sex.

How to Apply:

If you have questions or would like more information please contact Katie Spiker at or (208) 625-4634.