Kootenai Health RN in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho
Promotes optimal health, well-being and safety through use of the nursing process and in accordance with patient care standards, and the Idaho Nurse Practice Act. Provides relationship based care as demonstrated by recognizing the patient, family and/or designee as a full partner in providing compassionate, coordinated and culturally competent care based on respect for patient’s preferences, values, and needs. Engages fully within nursing and inter-professional teams, fostering open communication, mutual respect, and shared decision-making to achieve quality patient care. Integrates best current evidence into clinical practice and uses data to monitor and improve the outcomes of care processes. Uses information and technology to communicate, manage knowledge, mitigate error, and support decision-making.
Evaluates, plans, implements, and documents nursing care for an assigned patient population
Assists physician during examinations and procedures
Performs various patient tests and administers medications within the scope of practice of the registered nurse
Promotes patient's independence by establishing patient care goals and teaching patient and family to understand condition, medications, and self-care skills
A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected
Performs other related duties as assigned
Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within the field
Regular and predictable attendance is an essential job function
Competent to meet age specific needs of the unit assigned
Requirements and Minimum Qualifications :
Graduate of a nationally accredited Nursing program required
Licensed RN with a minimum 3 years’ patient-facing nursing experience at time of hire, ADN or diploma required; BSN or higher preferred
All non-BSN RN's with less than 3 years’ patient-facing nursing experience at time of hire are required to be enrolled in a baccalaureate (or higher) degree program in nursing within 1 year of employment, with completion within 3 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
Must be able to lift and move up to 35 lbs
Must be able to maintain a standing 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
Must be able to assist in patient transfer
Exposure to needles, blood and body fluids, etc.
About Kootenai Health
Kootenai Health is a highly esteemed health care organization, serving patients throughout northern Idaho and the Inland Northwest. We pride ourselves on our outstanding reputation as both an employer and a health care provider. We have been recognized with many accolades and distinctions including being recognized as a Gallup Great Workplace, No. 1 Best Place to Work in Large Healthcare Organizations, and Magnet™ Status for Nursing Excellence.
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. Benefits start 1st of the month following 30 days of employment
A tuition assistance program available after 90 days. If you want to further your education, we'll help you pay for it
Kootenai Health will match your contributions in a defined contribution 457 retirement plan based on years of service ranging from 3-6 percent. Kootenai Health will contribute an amount equal to two percent of your gross earnings
Competitive salaries with night, weekend and PRN shift differentials
An award-winning and incentive-driven wellness program. Including a MyHealth corporate team, onsite financial seminars and coaching
Employees receive discounts at The Wellness Bar, PEAK Fitness, various cell phone carriers, and more
Robust and interactive employee bonus program, utilize our mobile ERIN app to alert employees to new positions, make referrals and track your bonuses
And much more
If you strive to be an integral part of a high quality health care system like Kootenai Health, we want to meet you!
Apply today! Please reach out to Recruiter or Front Desk with any questions.
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.