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Kootenai Health Clinical Coordinator (RN) in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho

Clinical Coordinator

Position Summary:

Responsibilities include assisting the nurse manager with staffing, Kronos and performance appraisals and participating in 2nd level coaching and/or disciplinary actions with the nurse manager and human resources.


  • Assures quality, safety and satisfaction outcomes are met on his/her shift

  • Coordinates appropriate patient placement and facilitates patient flow

  • Works with staffing office to determine appropriate staffing based on census, patient acuity, and skill mix

  • Adjusts assignments and staffing levels as needed throughout shift and addresses any conflicts as they arise

  • Demonstrates ability to adapt model of care delivery to resources available

  • Escalates safety concerns appropriately and participates in patient safety initiatives

  • Assures emergency readiness-crash cart and other safety checks are completed per unit requirement

  • Ensures that policies, procedures, and protocols are utilized to prevent staff injury

  • Upholds Nursing by-laws and Professional Practice Model; uses chain of command and Kootenai Health’s Patient Care Concern Algorithm as needed for physician communication

  • Maintains compliance for accreditation standards

  • Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within the field

  • Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals

  • Regular and predictable attendance is an essential job function

  • Competent to meet age specific needs of the unit assigned

    Requirements and Minimum Qualifications:

  • BSN or enrollment by December 2017 and continuous progression towards completion of a BSN program by year 2020 required

  • Graduate of a nationally accredited nursing program

  • Licensed as a RN by the Idaho Board of Nursing OR licensure pending as documented by temporary licensure OR current RN licensure from a state participating in the "multi-state privilege to practice" compact with Idaho

  • Minimum of 2 years’ nursing experience in a hospital setting required

  • BLS required from American Red Cross, AHA Health Saver or Healthcare Provider Card from the American Heart Association

  • ACLS, if required by the department

  • Procedural Sedation, if required by the department

  • Kootenai Health approved professional certification to be obtained within 12 months or when eligibility requirements are met

    Working Conditions:

  • Must be able to maintain a standing and/or sitting position

  • Typical equipment used in a clinical job

  • Must be able to stoop, crouch or bend

  • Must be able to push, pull, or transport heavy equipment

    About 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 healthcare benchmarks. 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.

  • Three 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 a locally-owned and independent health care provider.

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

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

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

  • 100% employer-paid health insurance premiums for full-time employees. Part-time employees pay only a small portion a month for medical, dental, and vision coverage

  • Tuition assistance program

  • 457 retirement plan

  • Convenient 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!

    Apply today!

    Kootenai Health complies with applicable federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate based on 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.