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Nursing

At Kootenai Health, nurses play a pivotal role in helping patients heal in a safe and compassionate environment.

They work with skilled clinicians and front line staff, using high-tech medical equipment in a superior clinical environment. At Kootenai, nursing isn't just a job. It's an ongoing commitment to excellence as a provider and manager of care as a member of a dynamic and emerging profession.

Magnet Designation

The hard work poured into developing a nursing culture that is as caring as it is professional was recognized when the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) designated Kootenai Health a Magnet facility in 2006. Learn more about Kootenai Health’s Magnet designation.

Learn more about how to become a nurse at Kootenai Health on the careers page.

PUBLIC NOTICE

MAGNET RECOGNITION PROGRAM®—SITE VISIT

Kootenai Healthwas designated as a Magnet organization in2006 and 2011by the ANCC Magnet Recognition Program®. This prestigious designation recognizes excellence in nursing services. InNovember 2016,Kootenai Healthis applying for redesignation.

Patients, family members, staff, and interested parties who would like to provide comments are encouraged to do so. Anyone may send comments via e-mail, and direct mail. All comments received by phonemustbe followed up in writing to the Magnet Program Office.

NOTE: All comments areCONFIDENTIAL and are not shared with the health care organization. Comments may be anonymous, but they must be sent in writing to theMagnet Program Office.

Your comments must be received byNovember 18, 2016

Address:
AMERICAN NURSES CREDENTIALING CENTER (ANCC)
MAGNET RECOGNITION PROGRAM OFFICE
8515 Georgia Ave., Suite 400
Silver Spring, MD 20910-3492

E-Mail: magnet@ana.org

Phone: 866-588-3301 (toll free)

All comments received by phonemustbe followed up in writing to the Magnet Program Office.

Leadership

Joan Simon
Chief Nursing Officer

 

Nursing Annual Report

2015 Nursing Report