Kootenai Health

2003 Kootenai Health Way
Coeur d'Alene, ID 83814
Opened:
1958
Phone:
(208) 625-4620
Fax:
(208) 625-4620

Description

Kootenai Health provides a comprehensive range of medical services to patients in north Idaho, eastern Washington, Montana and the Inland Northwest at several facility locations.

The main campus at Kootenai Health is located in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho and includes a 254-bed community-owned hospital.

Additional Kootenai Health medical services include:

   

Awards

Health is routinely ranked as a leader in healthcare by patients, peers and national organizations. This reputation of service excellence, community leadership and compassionate care has earned Kootenai many awards over the years, all of which demonstrate a commitment to the organizations core values.

 

Superior Quality and Safety

 

American College of Radiology Accreditation | View Site 
Kootenai Outpatient Imaging is one of 300 facilities2 in the U.S. to be designated as a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence by the American College of Radiology (ACR). To earn this designation, Kootenai's breast imaging services have been fully accredited in mammography, stereotactic breast biopsy, breast ultrasound and ultrasound-guided breast biopsy.

 

Kootenai Outpatient Imaging was also commended in peer-review evaluations conducted by physicians and medical physicists, which noted high practice standards for image quality, personnel qualifications, facility equipment, quality control procedures, and quality assurance programs.

 

Clinical Excellence - Blue Distinction
BlueCross BlueShield Association
Kootenai Health has been designated as a Blue Distinction Center for Cardiac Care, Hip and Knee Replacement and Spine Surgery. This nationally-recognized honor is given to hospitals achieving quality standards and demonstrating better patient outcomes while also providing affordable care.

 

Excellence in Cancer Care - CoC Accreditation
American College of Surgeons: Cancer Programs
Kootenai Clinic's Cancer Services received CoC accreditation by the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer as a result of a successful demonstration by the center that patients have access to the full scope of services required for diagnosis, treatment, rehabilitation and support.

 

Neurodiagnositic Excellence - ABRET Certification
American Board of Registration of Electroencephalographic and Evoked Potential Technologists
The EEG Laboratory in Neurodiagnostics Services at Kootenai Health received this accreditation in 2007. Kootenai represents the 22nd facility in the nation and the only group in the Northwest to receive this distinction.

 

Quality Care for All Patients - Top Quality Performer
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Kootenai Health has been recognized as a Top Quality Performer in the Premier Hospital Quality Incentive Demonstration. This award demonstrates Kootenai's dedication to providing quality healthcare for all patients.

 

American College of Surgeons Committee on Trauma View Site
In 2014 Kootenai Health was verified as a Level III Trauma Center by the American College of Surgeons Committee on Trauma. To receive verification, Kootenai had to prove it has the hospital resources needed for trauma care and can provide the entire spectrum of care to meet all of an injured patient’s needs. Reviewers evaluated every phase of trauma patient care.

 

Patient Focused

 

Baby-Friendly Designation
Baby-Friendly USA
In 2002, Kootenai Health joined an elite group of about 100 healthcare facilities2 to demonstrate the highest standard of care for mothers and babies. This official designation also recognizes Kootenai's dedicated to improving infant health through breastfeeding and other maternal-infant care practices.

 

Exceeding Patient Expectations
Avatar International
Kootenai Health first received this award in 2002 and continues to be recognized for consistently meeting and exceeding patient expectations.

 

Nursing Excellence - MagnetTM Status Designation
American Nurses Credentialing Center
Kootenai has maintained MagnetTM status since 2006. This designation is nursing's top honor, accepted nationally as the gold standard in nursing excellence. Kootenai Health is the second hospital in Idaho to receive this designation and the first in the Inland Northwest.

 

Healthy Culture

 

Best Places to Work in Healthcare
Modern Healthcare
In 2011, Modern Healthcare magazine named Kootenai Health, “The Best Place to Work in Large Healthcare Organizations,” as well as one of the nation's top 20 “Best Places to Work in Healthcare.”

 

Well Workplace Designation
WELCOA
In 2009, Kootenai received the Wellness Councils of America's Gold National Well Workplace designation for quality and excellence in worksite health promotion. The Gold designation recognizes Kootenai's development of comprehensive programs for employee wellness.

 

Stewardship

 

Community Value - Top 100 and Five-Star Ranking
Cleverly and Associates
Each year, the Ohio-based group evaluates 3,000 hospitals nationwide and awards each a Community Value Index score. The score is composed of ten measures that assess a hospital’s performance in four areas: financial viability and plant reinvestment, hospital cost structure, hospital charge structure, hospital quality performance. Kootenai’s score was ranked in the top 20 percent of surveyed hospitals, and of the 3,000 hospitals evaluated Kootenai’s score was in the top 100.

 

Visionary Leadership

 

Clinical and Operational Excellence - VHA President's Award
VHA Inc.
Kootenai is one of only three hospitals to receive the President's Award for Clinical and Operational Excellence two years in a row. Areas primarily recognized include acute myocardial infarction (AMI or “heart attack care”), pneumonia care and the development of an multi-disciplinary rapid response team.

 

Computer Technology - 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.

Attractions

 its main campus nestled on the shore of beautiful Lake Coeur d'Alene, Kootenai Health has earned a reputation as a great place to work in no small part due to its idyllic surroundings. The city of Coeur d'Alene offers the best of four-season living with a backdrop of mountains, pine forests and lakes.

As the community's largest employer, Kootenai prides itself in maintaining a family-friendly culture while providing excellent patient care. Visit the Careers page to learn more about working at Kootenai.

In addition to a nurturing work environment, employees at Kootenai enjoy a high quality of life as residents of Coeur d'Alene.

A wide variety of recreational activities are available all year round. Winter sports enthusiasts have easy access to five alpine resorts and miles of groomed cross-country trails. Snowmobilers can find acres of trails in the Idaho Panhandle National Forests.

When the weather warms, locals enjoy sailing, water skiing and kayaking on one of the most pristine lakes in the country just minutes from work. Outdoorsman can find a wide variety of game hunting, fishing, trails for hiking and biking. Coeur d'Alene also offers shopping, theatre, fine dining and world class golf.

At Kootenai Health you can have it all while you live, work and play in Coeur d'Alene.

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Say Cheese... Ever wanted to be a part of the bigger picture? Be a part of a growing and quite intelligent and may I say a great sense of humor, Human Resources Team - where sharp minded solutions are part of the everyday culture. Kootenai...
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Kootenai Health is seeking a detail oriented, quality driven, and highly motivated individual to join the Clinic Coding team as the newest Kootenai Clinic Coder II! Aa a Coder on our team you will assign appropriate ICD and CPT codes to reflect...
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    Job Description The Applications Engineer will serve as a subject matter expert providing ongoing support while triaging application on various platforms, troubleshooting issues in customized environments, working with vendors on upgrades,...
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  4. Cardiovascular Technician Coeur d'Alene, ID
    SUMMARY: This position would be responsible for assisting the physician in performing Heart Caths, pacemakers, interventional procedures to include PTCA, stent and IABP etc. The CV tech performs/reviews baseline patient assessments, evaluates...
  5. Circulating RN Coeur d'Alene, ID
    Kootenai Health is currently hiring a patient-focused, compassionate Circulating RNs with a passion for providing exceptional care to those they serve. Kootenai Health offers a modern, state-of-the-art facility in which Kootenai Clinic's...
  6. Clinical Care Nurse Expert - Critical Care Coeur d'Alene, ID
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  9. CNA Coeur d'Alene, ID
    Job Description Performs various direct patient care activities under the supervision of a Registered Nurse. Assists patients in dressing or undressing, bathing, or eating. Collects non-invasive body fluid specimens or gathers vital signs but...
  10. CNA Coeur d'Alene, ID
    Job Description Performs various direct patient care activities under the supervision of a Registered Nurse. Assists patients in dressing or undressing, bathing, or eating. Collects non-invasive body fluid specimens or gathers vital signs but...
  11. Dietary Aide Coeur d'Alene, ID
    Kootenai Health is seeking a team-oriented, quality driven, and highly motivated individual to join the Nutrition team as the newest Dietary Aide! Dietary Aides perform a variety of tasks in preparation, service and delivery of food products...
  12. Executive Director, Transitional Care Services Coeur d'Alene, ID
    Kootenai Health is seeking a community-minded, quality driven, and highly motivated Executive Director, Transitional Care Services. Picture yourself in this role of a lifetime - providing leadership in the development, implementation, and...
  13. Financial Counselor Coeur d'Alene, ID
    Job Description Provide financial counseling to insured and uninsured patients. Through personal interview, create a payer source for inpatient and outpatient self-pay accounts, by identifying patient financial needs. Assist the patient as...
  14. Financial Counselor Coeur d'Alene, ID
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  15. Housekeeper II Coeur d'Alene, ID
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  17. KOI Patient Account Representative Coeur d'Alene, ID
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  18. Kootenai Clinic Coder II Coeur d'Alene, ID
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